Public sector

Medical recruiter employee wins £8k at employment tribunal

A recruitment agency employee, whose manager suggested she may be faking symptoms of anxiety and depression, has won more than £8k at an employment tribunal.

Legislation/Regulation 13 August 2018

Pilot wanted for secret Area 51 mission

A US private defence contractor is seeking candidates for a role at Area 51 – a top secret US government site located in the Nevada desert.

In-house recruitment 13 August 2018

Top Cat rules A1 Locums on International Cat Day

In honour of International Cat Day, Recruiter spoke to a recruitment agency that has a feline receptionist.

CONTRACTS: 6-10 AUGUST 2018

This week’s contracts include: Bright Network, Crelate, ManpowerGroup, National Locums, Oracle, Sopra Steria Recruitment, Spark Hire

Companies, Supplier 6 August 2018

Porter gets carried away by son and ex-recruiter’s cricket call-up

With England’s first Test Match with India currently delicately poised, Recruiter spoke to recruitment agency Mediplacements’ managing director Steve Porter about his son’s call up to the Test series squad.

3 August 2018

FINANCIALS: Capita sees profit and revenue fall

Business outsourcing provider Capita has seen underlying revenue fall 4% year-on-year, according to results for H1 2018.

Financials 1 August 2018

CONTRACTS: 30 JULY – 3 AUGUST 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: AnyGood?, Cordant Cleaning, Liberty Vets, NRG, PeopleDoc, Ultimate Software

Cupid’s arrow misses recruitment consultant on Blind Date

A London-based recruitment consultant narrowly missed out on being picked by a reality TV star on Channel 5’s Blind Date this weekend.

30 July 2018

CONTRACTS: 23-27 JULY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, Eyears

Supplier 25 July 2018

Letters: August 2018

Readers' responses to stories on recruiter.co.uk.

BBC offers one-off payout to off-payroll workers

The BBC is helping some of its employees settle accountancy bills connected to their compliance with off-payroll working rules in the public sector.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 JULY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Arch Apprentices, Hays, IPSE, Route1 International, Staffline, TeacherActive, Tile Hill Interim Management

Gurkha regiment to recruit women from 2020

The Gurkhas are to allow female recruits for the first time from 2020.

Diversity/Inclusion 16 July 2018

HMRC bags £400m+ from public sector off-payroll working rules

The country’s coffers have been boosted to the tune of £410m in income tax and National Insurance Contributions as a result of off-payroll working rules in the public sector.

FINANCIALS: Hays sees profit rise across all regions

Recruitment giant Hays has posted a 15% year-on-year increase in net fee income (NFI) with GP growth across all regions including the UK & Ireland.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 JULY 2018

This week’s launches include: Accenture, Crown World Mobility, Dynamite Recruitment, Engage Talent Partners, ETZ Payments, Real Time Consultants

Recruiters among over 200 employers named for not paying NMW

Six recruiters appear in the government’s latest list of employers found to have underpaid National Living and National Minimum Wage.

HMRC’s lack of MOO in CEST is farcical, say industry experts

HM Revenue & Customs has come under fire from industry figures for confirming a key test for determining a person’s worker status does not feature in its Check Employment Status Tool (CEST).

Wanted: Immigration officer to check one plane a week in St Helena

Fancy getting away from all this talk about the World Cup and relocating to a remote island in the South Atlantic?

In-house recruitment 9 July 2018

Contractors to resist off-payroll contracts, according to survey

Recruiters have backed up findings from ContractorCalculator revealing massive contractor resistance toward taking contracts that would place them inside of IR35.

FINANCIALS: Staffline trades in line with expectations

Staffline is trading in line with expectations, according to a trading update, released by the recruitment and training organisation.

Recruiters back government plans to improve suppliers’ diversity

Recruiters have welcomed government plans to require its biggest suppliers to publish data and action plans to improve the diversity of their workforce.

UK maritime industry gears up to meet tides of change

The UK’s maritime industry is using Seafarers Awareness Week, which runs until 30 June, to raise awareness of the type of employment opportunities in the sector both today and in the future.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 18-22 JUNE 2018

This week’s contracts include: Abbott Laboratories, Capita, City Bridge Trust, CivilisedBank, ClearStar, Curve Group, Dartmouth Partners, Head Medical, Literacy Capital, John Lewis, Mayor of London’s Young Londoners Fund, MERJE, Ministry of Defence, SAP, Volcanic, Workday

18 June 2018
DeeDee Doke, editor

Editor's Leader JULY 2018

UK leadership at government level is in crisis.

18 June 2018

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