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Best of Both Worlds puts on open days to attract nurses to Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire’s Best of Both Worlds recruitment campaign is stepping up a gear to attract healthcare professionals this autumn.

In-house recruitment 20 September 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 17-21 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Ethos BeathChapman Australia, Quay Appointments, Sopra Steria Recruitment

Your recruitment business 17 September 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Amrop, Apex Recruitment, BBR Services, Green Park, Matrix Interim, Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council, Phaidon International, Rare Recruitment, Solace in Business, Star Placement, WhiteHat

Inquest opens into agency locum doctor’s death

An inquest has been opened into the death of an agency locum doctor found dead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital (pictured) in Birmingham.

Temporary workforce 7 September 2018

CONTRACTS: 3-7 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts include: Allen Lane, Frontline Recruitment

Your recruitment business 5 September 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 3-7 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Acas, Amrop, Connex Education, Measuring Job Quality Working Group, MNA, Pedersen & Partners, Star Employment Services

Companies, In-house recruitment 3 September 2018

Bank-first approach not always possible for NHS trusts, say recruiters

The CEO of NHS Improvement is calling on NHS Trusts to take a “bank-first” approach and only use agency staff as a last resort.

Temporary workforce 31 August 2018

Complaints about recruitment agencies sees 50% increase

The Employment Agencies Standards Inspectorate has seen a 50% annual increase in complaints about recruitment agencies, according to its latest annual report.

Your recruitment business 31 August 2018

FINANCIALS: Hays bursts £1bn barrier

Recruitment giant Hays has burst through the £1bn barrier with net fee income up 12% year-on-year boosted by strong growth in Continental Europe, the US and China, according to preliminary results for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Companies 30 August 2018

NHS misses the recruitment boat for Jamaican nurses

A recruitment drive to attract Jamaican nurses to the NHS, amid the controversy surrounding treatment of the Windrush Generation, has been labelled as “too little too late” by the CEO of a nursing recruiter.

Irish minister opens ttm Healthcare’s new Manchester office

Healthcare recruiter ttm Healthcare’s new Manchester office has been opened by Irish minister for business, enterprise and innovation, Heather Humphreys TD (member of the lower house of the Irish parliament).

Question marks hang over IR35 and employment status

The impact of the IR35 rules on the public sector has been “very negative”, according to a survey of public and private sector professionals carried out by professional recruitment company Harvey Nash.

Demand for local Saudi talent on the increase, says Hays

Hays is reporting increased demand for its services to source local talent in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom makes progress with its Saudi Vision 2030 programme.

Industry gives cautious reaction to unemployment fall

Unemployment has fallen to levels not seen since the year Stevie Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac, Microsoft was founded and Monty Python and the Holy Grail hit cinemas.

More robust NHS workforce planning needed, finds Healthier Recruitment research

The NHS needs better workforce planning to move away from relying on a short-term approach to recruiting staff.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, APSCo, Careix, DWP, Edward Reed Recruitment, PIXID, REC, Sky Recruitment Specialists

Companies, Supplier 16 April 2018

Additional test dates for overseas doctors welcomed but more needs to be done

While recruiters welcome the General Medical Council’s move to add additional linguistic test dates, more needs to be done to boost overseas doctor numbers to the UK.

In-house recruitment 12 April 2018

Parliament opens its doors for recruitment fair

Fancy working for a 1,000-year-old institution as an HR business partner, clerk or barista?

In-house recruitment 12 April 2018

Industry outraged over HMRC’s CEST shortcomings

Concerns have been raised over the accuracy of HM Revenue & Customs’ Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool.

Recruiter Awards shortlisted new agencies share their secrets

In the week the shortlist for the Recruiter Awards 2018 in association with flexr was released, Recruiter spoke to the agencies that made the cut in the Best New Agency category.

Technology, Recruiter Awards 23 March 2018

NHS pay increase good but doesn’t go far enough, say recruiters

While a pay increase for NHS staff is a “step in the right direction”, recruiters have raised concerns whether government’s move goes far enough to sufficiently tackle the service’s staffing crisis.

In-house recruitment 22 March 2018

BBC comes under fire from presenters and industry for poor IR35 advice

The BBC has been accused of being “cack handed” in the way it allegdedly encouraged presenters to work through personal service companies (PSCs).

Legislation/Regulation 21 March 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 MARCH 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: AESC, Brightwork, Hudson, Nakama Group, Northants GP, Parity, Sheffield Haworth, totaljobs, Workday

Supplier, Technology 19 March 2018

Royal Navy admits problems with Capita’s recruiting system

The Royal Navy has admitted to problems with its new Defence Recruiting System (DRS), the online recruitment system provided by outsourcing firm Capita.

Technology 15 March 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 MARCH 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, Adzuna, ClickIQ, CV-Library, de Poel health + care, Education-Jobs.co.uk, NPAworldwide, Templine, Universal Jobmatch

Supplier, Technology 13 March 2018

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