Industrial/Manufacturing

Fewer jobseekers as workers opt to stay put, finds Report on Jobs

High employment rates combined with a willingness among workers to stay put has resulted in fewer people looking for jobs.

Recruiter HOT 100: The HOT 10 Technical recruiters

As part of Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of top-performing recruitment firms in the UK, today we look at the HOT 10 engineering/technical/science (Technical) recruiters.

HOT 100 6 December 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 DECEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: 20 Essex Street, Altran UK, ASTRiiD, Brightwater, Cross Country Healthcare, Friisberg & Partners, NRL Group, REC, Sopra Steria Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 4 December 2018

Furniture manufacturing jobs in Nottinghamshire

A Nottinghamshire furniture manufacturer is creating new jobs ahead of the busy Christmas and New Year period.

In-house recruitment 30 November 2018

Recruitment consultant lands manager role at Scottish football club

A recruitment consultant has landed the role of football manager at a former Scottish Cup finalist.

22 November 2018

Appointment gives SThree staff stronger voice

SThree has moved to give staff a greater voice with the appointment of an employee representative non-executive director.

Your recruitment business 22 November 2018

JobsOutlook finds firms still confident despite long-term fears

While pessimism continues to reign among employers about long-term economic prospects for the UK economy, businesses are still seeking to grow headcount.

500 jobs set for take off at Farnborough Airport

Around 500 jobs are due to be created at a new business jet aircraft service centre in Hampshire.

In-house recruitment 16 November 2018

Parliamentary committee calls for licensing of hand car washes

Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has demanded car washes be licensed to prevent the exploitation of workers.

Legislation/Regulation 15 November 2018

Bedroom specialist creates 100 jobs in Northampton

Bedroom delivery and installation company Keen & Able is creating 100 jobs in Northampton.

In-house recruitment 12 November 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 NOVEMBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: Aquent/Vitamin T, Borderless, Pure, Shine.com, Talking Talent

Supplier, Technology 12 November 2018

Two arrested for trafficking workers in food services sector

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking offences in Lincolnshire.

Legislation/Regulation 9 November 2018

FINANCIALS: TrueBlue sees increase in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue increase 3% year-on-year, according to Q3 2018 results.

Financials 6 November 2018

Growth sees seafood company create jobs in Grimsby

Lincolnshire’s food manufacturing sector is to be boosted to the tune of 200 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 5 November 2018

Boat jobs created in Hampshire thanks to boost in sales

More than 100 new boatbuilding jobs will be created following a Hampshire firm’s success at recent boat shows.

Apprentice levy drives trend for upskilling rather than for hiring

Employers are increasingly using apprenticeships as a way to upskill existing staff rather than to bring new entrants into their organisations, according to those responsible for training and placing apprentices with employers.

Trends 26 October 2018

Couple receive first ever ASBO for rogue employers

A man and a woman convicted of supplying illegal workers to food factories have been served with the first ever use of an ASBO for rogue employers.  Under the terms of their Labour Market Enforcement Orders (LMEOs), Sabina Gaina and Badar Hayat, from Leicester, must adhere to strict controls on employing workers in the future.  The LMEO will be in force for two years.

Legislation/Regulation 26 October 2018

More action needed to Ban the Box after report reveals ‘slow progress’

Urgent action is needed to stop employers asking candidates about criminal records at the initial application form stage, according to the co-director of a national charity that supports people with criminal convictions, after a report found that progress to ban the practice has been slow.

Diversity/Inclusion 25 October 2018

Hirers shrug off concerns about economy

Employers are shrugging off their concerns about the prospects for the UK economy by accelerating their plans to hire, according to the latest REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) JobsOutlook report.

Analysis, Trends 24 October 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 22-26 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acton Banks, First Recruitment Group, JSA, Red Berry Recruitment, Talascend

REC 23 October 2018

Engineering firm Camlin creates jobs in Lisburn

Northern Ireland is to be boosted by the creation of around 300 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 17 October 2018

Workers needed for wind turbine expansion on Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight stands to benefit from the creation of “hundreds” of new green energy jobs.

In-house recruitment 16 October 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Affinity Workforce, Applied, ClearStar, CRG, Job.com, LA International, Resource Solutions, SmartRecruiters, Workday

Supplier, Technology 16 October 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Austin Fraser, Goodman Masson, Investigo, ProJobShare, S2 Recruitment, Stanford Search, Westray Recruitment Consultants

Diversity/Inclusion 15 October 2018
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Upstart: Breaking down the building barriers

An initiative to attract more women into the construction industry is breaking down the barriers.

12 October 2018

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