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Legal recruitment market – what can we expect in 2020?

Ann-Marie Goodbody gives her views on the year ahead in the legal market and the opportunities open to recruiters.

FINANCIALS: Hydrogen remains confident in trading update

Hydrogen Group says it expects profits to be broadly in line with current management expectations, according to a trading update for 2019.

Financials 16 January 2020

MiddletonMurray looks to buy up recruitment firms in 2020

Apprenticeship training provider and Apprenticeship Levy consultancy MiddletonMurray is hitting the acquisition trail in 2020.

Cappfinity partners with Linklaters to streamline recruitment

Strengths-based assessment firm Cappfinity has partnered with law firm Linklaters to launch a customised assessment platform based on Cappfinity’s platform in a bid to streamline their application process.

Supplier 15 January 2020

Legal update: Preparing for the end of Swedish derogation contracts

On 6 April so called ‘Swedish derogation’ contracts (SD contracts) will be brought to an end with the repeal of regulations 10 and 11 of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR).

Your recruitment business 15 January 2020

FINANCIALS: PageGroup profits up, but UK falls nearly 5%

Global recruiter PageGroup has seen UK gross profit fall 4.8% year-on-year, according to results for Q4 2019.

Financials 14 January 2020

Glad tidings for recruiters as legal hiring set to soar

Recruiters will be gladdened to hear the news that the organisation running the Legal Ombudsman is looking to hire significantly more staff next year.

In-house recruitment 18 December 2019

White collar jobs market defies Brexit says Robert Walters UK CEO

The UK professional services hiring market shrugged off Brexit uncertainty and instability to perform better than expected, according to Robert Walters’ UK CEO, Chris Hickey.

Your recruitment business 17 December 2019

Legal update: Written statements from day one

From 6 April 2020, every new employee and worker will have the right to a written statement from day one of their employment.

Your recruitment business 12 December 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 DECEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Birketts, Encore Personnel, Engaging Works, Hamlyn Williams, Hanami International, Ignata Group, Walter James

Supplier, Temporary workforce 9 December 2019

Recruitment industry has only one representative in the Fast Track 100

Just one recruiter has made the cut in this year’s Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 list of fast-growing private firms.

FAST50, HOT 100 3 December 2019

Recruiters urged to gather strong evidence before tribunal, not rely on hearsay

Recruiters should advocate that clients undertake as fair and as thorough a disciplinary process as possible when taking action against agency workers on their books.

Your recruitment business 26 November 2019

Pros and cons for HMRC’s latest CEST version

HM Revenue & Customs has launched a revamped version of its Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool.

Legal update: The final countdown to IR35

With just four months to go until the introduction of the off-payroll working rules in the private sector, time is running out to prepare.

Workplace relationships – check out the policy

Recruiters have been urged to find out if clients have a workplace policy outlawing workplace relationships.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Allthetopbananas.com, Birchrose Associates, Candidate.ID, NES Global Talent, The Best Connection, Thornhills, Totaljobs Group, TS Grale, WeMa Care

Supplier, Temporary workforce 5 November 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Berwick Partners, Energi People, Irwin Mitchell, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Service Care Solutions, Yolk Recruitment, Zempleo

In-house recruitment 4 November 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 28 OCTOBER – 1 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Alvius, American Staffing Association, Berwick Partners, Cripps Pemberton Greenish, Drummond Bridge, Kayman Recruitment, ManpowerGroup, Projectus Consulting, Space Executive 

Supplier, Technology 28 October 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 21-25 OCTOBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Bullhorn, Carestaff Solutions, Heidrick Consulting, Korn Ferry, Nexxt, Projectus Consulting, Taranata Group

Legal update: Good Work Plan - change on the horizon

Following the publication of the Good Work Plan (GWP), the government has set out an ambitious programme of reform to ensure the labour market works for everyone.

Your recruitment business 17 October 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills’ programme to recruit autistic people shows signs of success

A law firm is working in partnership with charity Autism Forward to recruit autistic individuals.

APPOINTMENTS: 7-11 OCTOBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, City Executive Search, Eames Consulting Group, Eden Scott, Fircroft, HRC Recruitment, Jackson Hogg, Randstad, Resource Solutions, Rota, Talent Intuition

Recruiters wrestle with reposting of original content by rivals

Recruiters faced with rivals copying original content they have created to engage candidates should name and shame rather than pursue expensive legal action.

Your recruitment business 26 September 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 23-27 SEPTEMBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: APSCo, Beamery, Brightwater Group, Claremont Consulting, Coople, Costain, Jurek Talents, Major, Lindsey & Africa, Oscar, Samuel Knight International, Vibe Recruit

Supplier, Technology 23 September 2019

Legal update: Can I ask questions about a candidate’s health during the recruitment process?

This question is commonly asked on the legal helpline. Section 60 of the Equality Act 2010 (Equality Act) states that when an application is made for work, you must not ask about the candidate’s health before offering work or on a conditional basis where you later turn down the candidate based on the answers given.

Your recruitment business 19 September 2019

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