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CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 MAY 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Apsa, Jobmatch Sweden, Kelly, Mach Recruitment

Supplier, Your business 15 May 2024

Stafforce appoints Platt to power ports in the UK

Workforce solutions provider Stafforce has promoted Tim Platt (pictured) from head of ports to brand director for ports in the UK.

£60m funding as Sunak goes big on apprenticeships

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has unveiled a raft of reforms aimed at increasing apprenticeship numbers and doing away with red tape for small businesses.

DEI, Your business 19 March 2024

Haven’s recruitment drive offers 550+ job opportunities for 2024

Holiday park operator Haven is looking to recruit more than 550 people at its two Blackpool parks, to support an increase in bookings for the year.

Recruiter calls on industry to ‘not recruit’ for Fujitsu

A recruiter is calling on industry colleagues to not recruit for the technology firm behind the Horizon system in the Post Office sub-postmasters’ scandal.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach to recruit ‘hundreds’ of jobs

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is gearing up for its 2024 season with a recruitment drive to fill more than 100 job vacancies.

94TECH strengthens board of directors to support growth

Specialist search and selection firm 94TECH is strengthening its board of directors to “increase capability and prepare the organisation for its next stage of growth”, a company statement has revealed.

Your recruitment business 29 November 2023

Recruiters and businesses await the chancellor’s Autumn Statement

The Autumn Statement later today will have financial implications for recruiters and businesses alike.

Legislation/Regulation 22 November 2023

Janeace (Jay-T) Thompson promoted to director of talent at PRS for Music

Music collective management organisation PRS for Music has announced that Janeace (Jay-T) Thompson (pictured) has been promoted to director of talent, culture and experience.

DEI, Your business 8 November 2023

Company insolvencies hit highest levels since global financial crisis

Company insolvencies in England and Wales in the second and third quarters of 2023 have hit their highest since the global financial crisis in 2009, the Insolvency Service (IS) has revealed.

Indeed’s refugee careers fair brings employers to great jobseekers

Nearly a thousand refugees and dozens of employers attended a job fair in Kennington, South London last week [11 October], at the Kia Oval cricket ground.

DEI, ESG 17 October 2023

Travelodge plans to create 9,000 jobs across the UK

Travelodge, which operates nearly 600 hotels across the UK, Ireland and Spain, has entered a sublet agreement with Popeyes Louisiana Chicken.

Your business 10 October 2023

Dutch freelancer start-up expands UK operations to Manchester

Dutch freelance staffing platform YoungOnes is expanding its UK operations into a second city – Manchester – after first launching in London in 2021.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 25-29 SEPTEMBER 2023

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Dobbies, Workforce Training Services

Supplier, Your business 28 September 2023

Yodel creates more than 2,000 roles ahead of ‘festive peak’

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel is to create over 2,000 seasonal roles across different functions in the business.

Your business 18 September 2023

New funding aims to create 300+ jobs for retailer Pet Family

A pet care retailer headquartered in West Sussex has secured an eight-figure funding package from HSBC UK, creating up to 320 jobs nationwide.

Your business 21 August 2023

Fines to treble for rogue employers hiring illegal workers

Employers will face newly trebled fines of up to £60k for each worker they hire illegally under “the biggest shake-up since 2014” on penalties imposed on rogue employers and landlords.

Legislation/Regulation 7 August 2023

Staffline’s Recruitment GB wins extended GXO Logistics contract

Staffline’s Recruitment GB division has been awarded an extended contract by GXO Logistics.

Total Fitness launches recruitment drive for fitness, swim and management roles

Health club brand Total Fitness is recruiting for a series of fitness, swim and management roles across its 15 clubs in the North of England and Wales.

Your business 7 June 2023

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 JUNE 2023

This week’s new launches include: Ceridian, Next Ventures, Sonovate, Storm5, Talent Solutions Right Management, The SANS Institute

Supplier, Your business 7 June 2023

Bar and restaurant operator creates over 200 jobs at London venue

Mission Mars has announced that London will be the next home for its Alpine Cook Haus and Bavarian Bier Palace, Albert’s Schloss.

Your business 1 June 2023

Amazon launches school holiday flexible contracts for full-time staff

Amazon has launched a new contract that offers parents, grandparents and guardians of school-age children the choice to work term-time only.

APPOINTMENTS: 22-26 MAY 2023

This week’s appointments include: Foyne Jones, Gleeson Recruitment Group, mustard jobs, Robert Walters, Spencer Clarke Group

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-12 MAY 2023

This week’s new contracts & deals include: AMS, develop, Talentheads, Tech She Can

Disconnect between leaders and employees leads to epidemic of ‘quiet quitting’

A major report by global staffing leader Kelly into workplace resilience released today [4 May 2023] finds a significant disconnect between leaders’ and employees’ workplace expectations.

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