Legal

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 NOVEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: 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

FINANCIALS: Sellick Partnership reveals rise in half-year revenue and profit

Professional services recruitment specialist Sellick Partnership has seen an increase in turnover and gross profit for the year ended February 2018.

Financials 2 October 2018

Take staff mental health seriously, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been warned to take consultant mental health seriously or risk being brought to tribunal.

Legal update: It’s consultation season…

In July 2017 Matthew Taylor delivered his Review of modern working practices (MT Review).
 

GDPR won’t take size into account if new rules are broken

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does not make allowances for the size of a recruitment business found to have fallen foul of the new rules.

Your recruitment business 26 February 2018

Review sexual harassment policies, recruiters advised

Recruiters have been urged to review policies and contractual liability clauses in light of a new government inquiry into workplace sexual harassment and non-disclosure agreements.

Government response to Taylor Review could bring more costs and red tape for recruiters

If the government acts on proposals outlined in the Taylor Review consultation, recruiters will have increased costs and more red tape.

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Brookson, Heidrick & Struggles, Jackson Hogg, Law At Work, ManpowerGroup, Pedersen & Partners, Portfolio Group, Tiger Recruitment

Supplier 12 February 2018

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters reports positive group profits

Global recruiter Robert Walters has continued to see positive growth with group gross profit up 19% year-on-year, according to a trading update for Q4 2017.

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 JANUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Dawn Food Products, Heidrick & Struggles, Hydrogen Group, IIC Partners, Pearson, PGC, PK Education, Remedium Partners, Ridgeon Group, RoboRecruiter, Staffgroup, Wilton & Bain, Workforce Staffing, ZRG Partners

FINANCIALS: Staffline’s £1bn target unlikely to be met

Staffline expects revenues to be slightly below its £1bn target, according to a trading update issued by the staffing and employability organisation this morning.

Diversity/Inclusion 3 January 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 2-5 JANUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Glassdoor, MorePeople, Rutherford Briant Recruitment, The Treasury Recruitment Company

Technology 3 January 2018

Recruiter HOT 100: the HOT 10 professional sector recruiters

As part of Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of top-performing recruitment firms in the UK, today we look at the HOT 10 professional sector recruiters.

HOT 100 13 December 2017

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters sees strong trading across regions

Robert Walters is seeing “strong trading” across all its regions of operation, the global recruiter has announced in a trading update.

12 December 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s new product launches, service offerings and office openings include: Brightwork, cut-e, CVproof, Cooper Lomaz, Resource Group, Douglas Scott, Victoria Forms

Supplier, Technology 11 December 2017
Gig economy

Gig economy legislation delayed

Industry figures are calling on the government to take a broader view when it comes to reforming the gig economy days after the Conservatives announced a further delay to its legislation proposals following the Taylor report.

Recruiters advised to get indemnity against claims involving political social media posts

Recruiters have been warned to secure an indemnity from clients against claims brought by candidates who have been turned down due to political or religious social media posts.

Your recruitment business 5 December 2017

Employers could face huge bills following ECJ ruling

Employers could face huge financial liabilities following a ruling at the European Court of Justice today, which could have wider implications particularly for businesses operating in the ‘gig’ economy.

Legislation/Regulation 29 November 2017

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