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APPOINTMENTS: 15-18 APRIL 2019

This week’s appointments include: Cross Country Healthcare, Eames Consulting Group, HireRight, JVP Group, Orbis Education and Care, The Portfolio Group, Tile Hill Executive Recruitment, Woodrow Mercer Finance

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 APRIL 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Brightwork, CV-Library, Erecruit, Hays, Innovantage, Morson, Outsource UK, RZ Group, Sopra Steria Recruitment

Analysis, Supplier 8 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.

Doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in demand in Leicestershire

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are hitting the recruitment trail this week.

In-house recruitment 2 April 2019

Recruiters are urged to flag up the duty of spotting violence early on

Recruiters have been urged to raise awareness among workers on their books about a proposed duty that would see teachers and NHS workers England and Wales held accountable for failing to spot violent crime among young people.

Legislation/Regulation 1 April 2019

No surprise hiring sentiment is down, reveals JobsOutlook survey

Plummeting hiring confidence among employers is no surprise, according to the CEO of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Leicester Hospitals launch drive to recruit nurses to work with the elderly

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is looking to recruit nurses to work with the elderly.

In-house recruitment 27 March 2019

Recruitment day for nurses and health visitors in Kettering

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) is holding a recruitment day this weekend at St Mary’s Hospital in Kettering.

Recruiters give cautious welcome for radical measures to plug healthcare workforce gap

Recruiters have given a cautious welcome to proposals set out in a new report on how to avert the UK’s impending healthcare workforce crisis.

Recruiters frustrated by yet more Brexit uncertainty

Recruiters have been left reeling by the uncertainty following last night’s events in Parliament, which saw MPs reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a second time.

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Upstart: Partnership addresses the care worker shortage

Brightwork’s PeoplePlus worked with the Bridges Programmes to find talent for the care sector

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’.

FINANCIALS: Challenging year for Cross Country Healthcare

US healthcare staffing specialist Cross Country Healthcare has encountered a “challenging year”, with revenue down 6% on 2017.

Financials 28 February 2019

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).

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.

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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

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