Retail

Action needed to avert labour market crisis, says report

With unemployment widely expected to rise over the coming months as the government furlough scheme is withdrawn, a new report has called on the government to take a two-pronged approach to avert a labour market crisis.

Hays Travel plans recruitment drive lift-off

A spike in holiday bookings has sparked a recruitment drive for one travel agency.

Boost for logistics sector as DPD recruits 6,000 staff

Logistics and delivery firm DPD is recruiting 6,000 new staff, in response to an unprecedented boom in online shopping caused by Covid-19.

APPOINTMENTS: 22-26 JUNE 2020

This week’s appointments include: Horton International, Pedersen & Partners, Sigmar Recruitment

23 June 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 22-26 JUNE 2020

This week’s new launches include: Amerit Consulting, Arc Recruitment
 

Temporary workforce 23 June 2020

When there’s no place like home – and it may need improving

Amid a gloom-and-doom cascade of unemployment figures and numbers of furloughed workers, small shoots of economic activity are popping up, notably in the home improvement and delivery sectors.

 

Companies, Workplace 18 June 2020

Demand for 30,000 financial services call handlers expected

Up to 30,000 additional customer support staff could be needed by banks, insurers and credit card firms to help the public deal with financial issues in the wake of Covid-19, according to the founder of contingent recruitment firm Momenta Group.

Key outcomes of coronavirus furlough scheme revealed

The first release of official statistics on the furlough initiative was issued yesterday [11 June 2020].

SPE Resourcing supplies interims to support hospitality and retail firms reopen

From today (1 June), SPE Resourcing is supplying interim candidates to support businesses in the hospitality and retail sectors.

REC Professionals: Camilla Mitcham, Recruitment Partner at Anne Corder Recruitment

How recruiters can help when a large local employer goes bust – and what they get back in return.

New Leeds motorway service station on recruitment drive

A motorway service venue is set to create 300 jobs in Leeds this spring.

Sleep on the job at Hillarys and get paid for it

Home interiors specialists Hillarys is recruiting for a new sleep executive as part of a planned experiment that looks into the effect of light and sound on sleep quality.

9 March 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Acorn Group, Topia, VORSOR

Your recruitment business 27 February 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 24-28 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Cornerstone OnDemand, Frontline Recruitment, Gi Group, Saba

Supplier, Technology 25 February 2020

Retailers encourage supply chains to be responsible in recruitment

Many of the UK’s large retailers have joined together as sponsors of the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT).

Recruiters must get to grips with new immigration system

Recruiters have been urged to familiarise themselves with government’s new immigration points-based system to help clients navigate the talent sourcing challenges that lie ahead.

Monzo and Johnnie Walker look to recruit hundreds of new staff

Monzo is to relaunch its paid-for accounts and is seeking to grow its headcount by 500.

In-house recruitment 17 February 2020

REC Professionals: Q&A with a flexible worker

Alfie Blagg, student and flexible worker in London and Cornwall, on what flexibility means to him

Perm appointments rise amid renewed business confidence

UK recruiters saw a further increase in permanent appointments in January, according to the latest KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s ‘UK Report on Jobs’.

Head of coffee role at Tate Britain pays £40k

Do you know your Ristretto from your Puñet? Then step this way – we have the perfect role for you.

In-house recruitment 31 January 2020

Veteran of retail recruitment Craig Vidler dies

Craig Vidler, a 50-year veteran of the retail recruitment sector, has passed away aged 73.

Diversity/Inclusion 29 January 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 27-31 JANUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco Group, CV-Library, Hays, IPSE, JSA Services, MyKindaFuture, NRG

Supplier, Temporary workforce 27 January 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 27-31 JANUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Butler Rose, Ikiru People, ManpowerGroup, Search Consultancy, TrueProfile, VGC

Supplier, Technology 27 January 2020

Hays Travel recruits for apprentice travel consultants

Hays Travel is recruiting for 699 new apprentice travel consultants for branches around the UK and roles in the head office in Sunderland.

In-house recruitment 24 January 2020

Wren Kitchens offers IT internships to undergrads

Wren Kitchens has launched an IT internship programme for undergraduates.

Temporary workforce, Technology 23 January 2020
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