Social care

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Caterer.com, Primary Care Recruitment, Social Republic, Strallen

Supported living service Eden Futures creates 40 new roles in Midlands

A UK provider of supported living services is creating more than 40 roles as it launches new accommodation places across Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent over the next few months.

In-house recruitment 26 March 2020

Surge as jobseekers search for key worker roles

Job searches for key worker roles in the driving, retail and hospitality sectors have surged, according to data from job board CV-Library.

Sanctuary Personnel’s James Rook calls for unity to support NHS and care homes

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, a leading health and care recruiter has called on recruiters to work together to support the NHS and care homes.

JobsOutlook shows businesses have renewed confidence

New data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) shows that businesses have become more confident in their ability to hire new staff.

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.

GLAA revokes licence of Southampton-based recruiter

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has revoked the licence of a Southampton-based recruitment agency with immediate effect.

Employment enforcement tsar calls on government to address workers’ wrongly labelled status

The UK’s interim director of labour market enforcement has called on government to address the thorny issue of employment status in its forthcoming Employment Bill.

More firms announce new apprenticeships

As National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February) draws to a close, Recruiter brings readers more UK employers making apprenticeship announcements.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: 1st Step Solutions, OCC Computer Personnel, On-Site London, Salt Recruitment Group, Weviewed

Supplier 3 February 2020

JobsOutlook shows hiring sentiment is recovering

Hiring sentiment following December’s decisive general election is recovering, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 JANUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: 15Five, Amerit Consulting, Brilliant Jobs, Creative Industry Showcase, Glassdoor, KDR Recruitment, Novacare, Odgers Interim

Supplier, Diversity/Inclusion 20 January 2020

MiddletonMurray looks to buy up recruitment firms in 2020

Apprenticeship training provider and Apprenticeship Levy consultancy MiddletonMurray is hitting the acquisition trail in 2020.

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 JANUARY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Adecco Group, Jobtrain, NHS Professionals, Pedersen & Partners, Service Care Solutions, Tile Hill Executive Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 13 January 2020

Northampton recruits social prescribing link workers

Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership has launched a campaign to recruit more social prescribing link workers at general practices.

In-house recruitment 10 January 2020

Government’s nursing bursary plans don’t go far enough

The government’s plans to reintroduce student bursaries of up to £8k a year do not go far enough, according to the corporate director of one of the country’s leading nurse recruiters.

In-house recruitment 18 December 2019

Antal’s Goodwin says IR35 ‘bigger issue than Brexit’

Group chairman and CEO at Antal International Tony Goodwin has told Recruiter that although the certainty of the election result will boost the recruitment industry, IR35 is now a bigger issue.

Job market remains challenging says latest Report on Jobs

UK labour market conditions have remained challenging in November, according to the latest KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation, ‘UK Report on Jobs’.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Allthetopbananas.com, Birchrose Associates, Candidate.ID, NES Global Talent, The Best Connection, Thornhills, Totaljobs Group, TS Grale, WeMa Care

Supplier, Temporary workforce 5 November 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Berwick Partners, Energi People, Irwin Mitchell, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Service Care Solutions, Yolk Recruitment, Zempleo

In-house recruitment 4 November 2019

Employer confidence plummets amid Brexit uncertainty

Employer confidence in the UK economy has dropped to its joint-lowest level since mid-2016, according to the latest JobsOutlook report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). 

Analysis, REC 30 October 2019

New care centre to create 100+ jobs in North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire’s care sector is being boosted to the tune of 130 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 25 October 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 21-25 OCTOBER 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Abodoo, Apps IT, Back2businessship, Coople, Friisberg & Partners International, Hortor, Hudson Freelance, Odgers Interim, Sirenum

Supplier, Temporary workforce 21 October 2019

Care home residents recruit staff

Residents at a care home were asked to help recruit a deputy manager. Roisin Woolnough reports

In-house recruitment 17 October 2019

Perm placements down again but temp billings up slightly

Brexit uncertainty continued to hit hiring activity in September, according to the latest Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) KPMG Report on Jobs.

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