Social care

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.

REC CEO claims industry ‘united’ in taking no-deal Brexit off the table

The CEO of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation has called on government to take a no-deal Brexit off the table.

Your recruitment business 30 January 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 14-18 JANUARY 2019

This week’s launches include: Global Recruitment Thought Leaders, Hager Unternehmensberatung, Y/Our Future

Immigration White Paper visa ‘too short’ to be attractive

The recruitment industry has on the whole reacted negatively to the proposals laid out in the government’s immigration White Paper.

Legislation/Regulation 20 December 2018

Immigration salary threshold ‘would kill care sector’

Any minimum salary threshold for workers eligible to apply for a visa introduced as part of the UK’s post Brexit skills-based immigration system “doesn’t make any sense” and would “kill the care sector”, according to a care sector recruiter.

UK jobs market ‘can’t defy gravity indefinitely’

Brexit uncertainty is hitting employer’s confidence to hire, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

People

Tackling workforce challenges head on

The REC’s latest Future of jobs whitepaper highlights why recruiters need to take urgent action to adapt to changes in the labour market. RM explains how they can make a difference.

13 December 2018

JobsOutlook finds firms still confident despite long-term fears

While pessimism continues to reign among employers about long-term economic prospects for the UK economy, businesses are still seeking to grow headcount.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 NOVEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Absolute Solutions Group, Dementia Matters, ERSG, Jobrapido, JOB TODAY, One Broker Group

Supplier, Technology 13 November 2018

Rise in both perm and temp billings, says Report on Jobs

October has seen steeper increases for both permanent placements and temp billings, according to the latest KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’.

8 November 2018

FINANCIALS: TrueBlue sees increase in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue increase 3% year-on-year, according to Q3 2018 results.

Financials 6 November 2018

FINANCIALS: Cross Country Healthcare sees fall in revenue

US-based Cross Country Healthcare has seen revenue drop 12% year-on-year, according to results for the quarter to 30 September 2018.

Financials 2 November 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 29 OCTOBER – 2 NOVEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Corclaim, Future Resume, Gi Group, Randstad With Heart, Real-Time Executives, SmartCRM, Urtle, wander

Technology 29 October 2018

Apprentice levy drives trend for upskilling rather than for hiring

Employers are increasingly using apprenticeships as a way to upskill existing staff rather than to bring new entrants into their organisations, according to those responsible for training and placing apprentices with employers.

Trends 26 October 2018

St Andrew’s Healthcare recruits in Best of Both Worlds campaign

UK mental health charity St Andrew’s Healthcare is to host a recruitment day early next month.

In-house recruitment 18 October 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Affinity Workforce, Applied, ClearStar, CRG, Job.com, LA International, Resource Solutions, SmartRecruiters, Workday

Supplier, Technology 16 October 2018

Decline in candidates as recruiters report continued problems finding staff

The UK is experiencing a steep drop in candidate availability, according to the latest ‘Report on Jobs’ from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Your recruitment business 5 October 2018

REC takes to the floor at Tory Party conference

The REC has been reporting back from all the major party conferences. Finally, we have the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.

FINANCIALS: Impellam update predicts drop in earnings

Impellam expects earnings for the 2018 financial year to be lower than last year.

Companies, Financials 27 September 2018

HMRC prioritises recruitment sector in NMW crackdown

Recruitment has been one of the sectors prioritised by HM Revenue & Customs in a crackdown to enforce National Minimum Wage (NMW) rules.

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

Migration recommendations offer ‘mixed’ bag for recruiters

The latest Brexit migration recommendations represent a “mixed” bag for recruiters – making it easier to place skilled candidates but also resulting in rising costs for their clients.

Legislation/Regulation 19 September 2018

Employer confidence in UK economy shows further decline

Employer confidence in the UK economy has declined further in the past month, according to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s latest JobsOutlook report.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 28-31 AUGUST 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Affinity Workforce, Brightwork, CER, EMR Search & Selection, Friisberg & Partners, ManpowerGroup UK, Monarch Education, Talmundo

Talent management 28 August 2018

FINANCIALS: US Cross Country Healthcare sees slight fall in revenue

US healthcare recruiter Cross Country Healthcare has seen a marginal drop in year-on-year revenue, according to Q2 2018 results.

Financials 2 August 2018

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