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Legal update: Government’s Good Work Plan

A brief summary of the main points of the Good Work Plan.

Your recruitment business 12 February 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 FEBRUARY 2019

This week’s appointments include: AMS, Cielo, Eames Consulting Group, Holmes Noble, Morgan McKinley, Samuel Knight International, The Barton Partnership, Volcanic

Get your cyber bullying policies in place to protect agency workers

Recruiters should have robust policies in place aimed at preventing cyber bullying protecting their consultants, as well as their agency workers out on assignment.

Four-point action plan for hard/no-deal Brexit

Winston Green, partner at Irwin Mitchell, outlines key issues that could affect recruitment businesses in the case of a hard/no-deal Brexit.

Advice, Your business 24 January 2019

Stay off messaging channels when communicating with candidates

Recruiters should avoid communicating with candidates over social media messaging channels such as Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.

Settled status: recruiters warned of grey area between helping and advising

As the Prime Minister waives the fee for EU nationals wishing to stay in the UK post-Brexit, recruiters have been warned to avoid providing immigration advice on Brexit to workers on their books or risk being fined or even jailed.

Legal update: Hiring under Tier 2 visas

Can employment businesses sponsor candidates under Tier 2 visas?

Your recruitment business 14 January 2019

Civil service creates hundreds of jobs with new centre in Stoke on Trent

Stoke on Trent is to be boosted to the tune of more than 500 civil service jobs.

In-house recruitment 2 January 2019

Court confirms Uber drivers are workers

Uber has lost its legal appeal that its drivers are independent contractors after the Court of Appeal upheld an earlier ruling that they are workers.

Want a new career? Change the channel for inspiration

Are you coming across younger candidates who increasingly list the likes of James White, Levi Roots or Dani Dyer as their biggest inspiration at interview?

18 December 2018

Legal update: Opting out of Conduct Regulations

What to do if limited company contractors (LCCs) opt out of the Conduct Regulations.

Your recruitment business 13 December 2018

View from the top

How to make your mark as a new MD.

Your recruitment business 13 December 2018

How to safeguard vulnerable adults in the recruitment process

Jagriti Patwari highlights the problems vulnerable adults can face when applying for jobs and how recruiters can help.

Diversity/Inclusion 10 December 2018

Recruiter HOT 100: The HOT 10 Professional Recruiters

As the countdown continues to the publication of Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of UK’s top-performing recruitment companies, today we look at the HOT 10 Professional recruiters.

HOT 100 10 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

NEW TO THE MARKET: 3-7 DECEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: CV-Library, Hudson Global, Lawspeed, Sixty Eight People, Trust in Soda

Supplier, Diversity/Inclusion 4 December 2018

Employment background checks show doubling of failures

The proportion of applicants failing employment background checks has nearly doubled since 2015.

Supplier 27 November 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 NOVEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Encore Personnel, Linklaters

Take mental health more seriously, recruiters urged

Recruiters have been urged to take mental health in the workplace seriously or risk fines or even criminal penalties.

Legislation/Regulation 19 November 2018

IR35 and the private sector

What do the Budget changes mean for contractors (and their clients)?

Gi Group acquires final FiveTen brand Marks Sattin

Gi Group has acquired the last of FiveTen Group’s brands – Marks Sattin.

8 November 2018

FINANCIALS: Gattaca’s year of change brings rise in profits

Technical recruiter Gattaca has seen net fee income rise 6% year-on-year, according to preliminary results for the year to 31 July 2018.

Financials 8 November 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 29 OCTOBER – 2 NOVEMBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: Douglas Scott, ePayMe, Escape Recruitment Services, Hamlyn Williams, Nigel Wright Group, TeamJobs, VMAGROUP

Recruiters urged to review sexual harassment policies to protect workers

Recruiters have been urged to review their sexual harassment policies in light of government plans to ban firms from using non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to stop victims of sexual harassment going to the police.

Legislation/Regulation 15 October 2018

How to take your employer to tribunal

Amanda Hamilton offers advice on the steps you have to take if you are thinking of taking your employer to an Employment Tribunal.

8 October 2018

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