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FINANCIALS: ManpowerGroup reveals revenue fall

Recruitment giant ManpowerGroup has seen revenues drop 5% year-on-year, according to results for the three months to 30 June 2019.

Financials 22 July 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 22-26 JULY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Frontline Recruitment, Hays Education

22 July 2019

Recruiters back single new body to protect workers’ employment rights

Recruiters have given their backing to government proposals for single labour market enforcement body to improve enforcement of employment rights for workers and businesses.

Legislation/Regulation 18 July 2019

Consultation on single body to improve workers’ rights

The government has announced a consultation on proposals to create a single labour market enforcement body to improve enforcement of employment rights for workers and businesses.

Legislation/Regulation 17 July 2019

Full Strength campaign calls for reforms to overseas workers regulations

Recruitment organisations are among a coalition of bodies that have joined together in a campaign aimed at the next prime minister to avoid a skills disaster.

Legislation/Regulation 17 July 2019

Amazon upskills US workers despite risk of leaving for new careers

Amazon has made a $700m (£563m) investment in upskilling its US workforce and is prepared to risk these workers leaving to progress their careers elsewhere.

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 JULY 2019

This week’s appointments include: 3R, Ben Johnson Recruitment, Eden Search & Select, Four Seasons Recruitment, Lorien, NHS Professionals, Pedersen & Partners, Pertemps, Samuel Knight International

Supplier 15 July 2019

Recruits needed to test compliance in their local pubs

A provider of ID and compliance services is seeking professional ‘pub testers’.

Legislation/Regulation 12 July 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 8-12 JULY 2019

This week’s launches include: Applied, Fircroft Group, Harnham, Holiday Staff, Understanding Recruitment, Wren Kitchens

Recruiters find temp billings on the rise says Report on Jobs

Recruiters are seeing a rise in temp billings, despite uncertainty around Brexit, according to the latest KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’.

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

Technology key in communicating with global talent team members

Modern technology is “absolutely critical” in communicating with team members who are spread around the world.

EU rules provide for greater protection for gig workers

The European Parliament has approved new EU rules aimed at providing greater protections for gig economy workers.

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Snack attack: Mondelez trio sorts out talent acquisition

Finding talent in all parts of the globe while undergoing a major restructuring is no mean feat. Colin Cottell met the talent acquisition trio at snack food giant Mondelez who are rising to the challenge

Multinationals fail to keep up with talent acquisition, says Candee

Multinationals have not always kept up with the pace at which talent acquisition as a function has changed and developed, according to the global head of talent acquisition and employer brand at Mondelēz International.

Record levels of employment give employers and recruiters new challenges

Unemployment continued to fall, while the number of people in work remained at record levels in the quarter to February, according to official figures.

Johnson & Johnson expands workforce in Limerick

The Irish city of Limerick is to benefit to the tune of more than 100 manufacturing jobs.

In-house recruitment 12 April 2019

Report on Jobs reveals fastest fall in perm appointments since 2016

With data showing the fastest decline in permanent staff appointments since summer 2016, politicians need to call time on political game-playing over Brexit.

China remains full of Eastern promise for recruiters

Despite warnings by the head of the ruling Communist party of flagging economic growth, fears of an escalating trade war with the US and of a credit bubble, recruiters in China say that the market in the world’s second largest economy remains strong.

HushHush.com offers an apprenticeship but not as we know it

Put aside your outdated images of low-paid apprentices. Cast out of your mind once and for all the idea of apprentices as cheap labour to be exploited by cynical employers.

In-house recruitment 21 March 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 MARCH 2018

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles

18 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

Brexit concerns continue to hit hiring and staff availability

Uncertainty around Brexit continues to weigh heavily on hiring and staff availability, according to the latest KPMG and Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’.

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).

APPOINTMENTS: 25 FEBRUARY-1 MARCH 2019

This week’s appointments include: Colliers International, Frontline Recruitment, Guidant Global, Korn Ferry, NHS Executive Group, Recruit Mint, Red Eagle Recruitment, Retail Executives, Sixty Eight People, Talentry

Supplier, Temporary workforce 25 February 2019

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