Industrial/Manufacturing

Investing in our young will create a better workplace

In the third article on the future of the workplace, Lenna Thompson, associate director for Broster Buchanan Talent Solutions, says investing in future generations of employees is crucial for the future.

Emerging talent 18 February 2019

New factory boosts manufacturing and creates jobs in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s manufacturing sector is to benefit to the tune of 80 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 15 February 2019

Recruiters reveal their hard-to-fill roles in lead up to Brexit D-Day

With record levels of employment in the UK, candidates increasingly more difficult to source and Brexit just over six weeks away, Recruiter spoke to agency bosses to find out what the hardest-to-fill roles are at the moment.

Your recruitment business 13 February 2019

Rolls-Royce seeks apprentices for engineering careers

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is recruiting for a record number of places on its apprenticeship programme.

In-house recruitment 13 February 2019

FINANCIALS: TrueBlue sees slight drop in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen a marginal decrease in revenue on the previous year, according to results for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Financials 8 February 2019

Midlands hand car washes inspected in scheme to protect workers

Thirty hand car washes in the Midlands are to be inspected and audited this month as part of an industry-led pilot project tackling modern slavery and lack of compliance within the hand car wash industry.

Legislation/Regulation 1 February 2019

FINANCIALS: Staffline delays results due to allegations into payroll practices

Staffline is investigating concerns raised related to invoicing and payroll practices within its recruitment division.

Financials 31 January 2019

It’s a stitch-up: CEO seeks personal designer to travel the world

Do you fancy swapping the world of recruitment for travelling the world as a personal stylist and clothing designer?

31 January 2019

REC CEO claims industry ‘united’ in taking no-deal Brexit off the table

The CEO of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation has called on government to take a no-deal Brexit off the table.

Your recruitment business 30 January 2019

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

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