Public sector

New approach needed to retain and recruit mental health nurses

The UK government needs an entirely new approach that prioritises retention as well as recruitment to arrest the alarming decline in mental health nurse numbers.

Use of HMRC’s CEST tool by Met Office and CCS criticised by contracting body

ContractorCalculator has raised further concerns over the accuracy of HM Revenue & Customs’ Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool.

Home care service looks to recruit for 100 roles in Scotland

A newly-launched home health service is calling on social care professionals to apply for one of the 100 live-in care roles on offer across Scotland.

In-house recruitment 14 May 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 MAY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Ceridian, Challenge TRG Group, Christian Aid, Hayward Hawk, Kingdom Services Group, Phoenix Training Services, Recruitment Entrepreneur, Xpress Solutions

NEW TO THE MARKET: 13-17 MAY 2019

This week’s launches include: BeatMySalary, Brightwork, Friisberg & Partners International, hackajob, LinkedIn, Odgers Interim, SPE Resourcing, Xpertise Recruitment

East Midlands hospitals hold recruitment open days

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KGH) and hospitals in Leicester are holding recruitment open days in May.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 7-10 MAY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Approach Personnel, Capita, Elizabeth Michael Associates, HR GO Recruitment, iCIMS, Key Skills Education, Resume-Library, TempaGoGo

FINANCIALS: Cross Country Healthcare sees fall in revenue but remains positive

US healthcare recruiter Cross Country Healthcare has seen revenue decline 7% year-on-year, according to Q1 2019 results.

Financials 2 May 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 29 APRIL – 3 MAY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Advanced Medical Personnel Services, AMN Healthcare Services, APSCo, Brightwork, Candidate.ID, Challenge TRG Group, Driver Hire, Hive HR, Holmes Noble, Maven Capital Partners, Mott MacDonald, PIE Recruitment, REC, Symphony Talent, Tempo

Supplier, Technology 30 April 2019

New focus on wellbeing aims to boost teacher recruitment and retention

The government has announced a new initiative to boost the recruitment and retention of teachers by focusing on the wellbeing of those in the profession.

18 March 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 MARCH 2018

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles

18 March 2019

FINANCIALS: Capita sees decline in revenue

Business outsourcing provider Capita has seen revenue decline 7% year-on-year, according to its 2018 results.

Financials, Technology 14 March 2019

FINANCIALS: Impellam sees increase in revenue but slight profit fall

Impellam Group has posted a 5.7% increase in revenue year-on-year, according to unaudited results for the 53-week period to 4 January 2019.

Financials 14 March 2019

Businesses told to be more socially aware when hiring

Businesses seeking to secure public sector contracts will need to be more socially aware, such as recruiting people from more diverse backgrounds, eradicating modern slavery and boosting employee employability.

Diversity/Inclusion 11 March 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 MARCH 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Hibob, JobAdder, Minstrell Recruitment, Nodal Labs, Operam Education Group, Quanta, Staffline

Supplier, Temporary workforce 11 March 2019

Trade bodies commit to working with government over private sector rules

Recruitment trade bodies have committed to engaging with government over the planned implementation of off-payroll working rules for the private sector from April 2020.

Legislation/Regulation 7 March 2019

Firms jump on board National Apprenticeship Week

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March), a number of UK employers have already announced they are bolstering apprenticeship numbers.

Emerging talent 4 March 2019

Confidence in UK economy falls to JobsOutlook low

Employer confidence in the prospects for the UK economy has plunged to a new low, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 25 FEBRUARY-1 MARCH 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Association of Labour Providers, Candidate.ID, Montage, Parity Group, Your World Recruitment Group

Supplier, Technology 25 February 2019

Kids rewrite job descriptions to find their new teacher

Secondary school kids are leading a recruitment campaign to find their next teacher.

22 February 2019

CONTRACTS: 18-22 FEBRUARY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adgen, Dartmouth Partners, greenbean by NRG, Hanold Associates, Havas People, HR GO, International Recruit and Staffing, Jobbatical, Morgan Hunt, Penna, SMRS, TMP Worldwide, Webrecruit

Supplier, Temporary workforce 18 February 2019

Government targets new carers in recruitment campaign

The government has launched a recruitment campaign aimed at attracting applicants for 110,000 vacancies in the adult social care sector.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 FEBRUARY 2019

This week’s launches include: AmazingHiring, Coracle Inside, Highr, LinkedIn, LMRE, O.C. Tanner, SF Recruitment

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 FEBRUARY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: CV-Library, Electus Recruitment Solutions, GradTouch, JVP Group, UK Careers Fairs

Agency worker awarded more than £22k damages from pregnancy discrimination

An agency worker found to have suffered pregnancy discrimination has been awarded more than £22k in damages.

Legislation/Regulation 6 February 2019

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