Social care

Arden University develops apprenticeship course for NHS trust to address staff shortages

Arden University has developed a Senior Leader Apprenticeship for the health and care sector to help retain and upskill its existing workforce.

Your business 21 May 2024

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 MAY 2024

This week’s appointments include: APSCo, Baltimore Consulting, Gi Group, Heidrick & Struggles, VIQU

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 APRIL 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Oleeo, Randstad, Sirona Medical, Workday

Supplier, Your business 15 April 2024

Caremark launches eBike partnership with Eskuta to attract staff

A provider of domiciliary care has launched an eBike initiative to create new job opportunities for people without access to personal transport.

Your business 11 April 2024

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 MARCH 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Salt, The City Recruiter, Zelo Digital

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Home care provider starts third level education fund for staff and children

Caremark has launched a recruitment initiative to fund staff, or their children, through an Open University degree.

Dept for Education campaign to encourage staff to teach in Further Education

The Department for Education’s Teach in Further Education campaign is calling on those with industry experience to teach in FE.

New migrant salary thresholds: necessary hardline or financial own goal for UK government?

Newly-proposed government changes to work immigration rules will cause significant difficulties for recruiters and employers, immigration lawyers have warned.

Leicestershire care provider given slavery order from GLAA

The owner of a Leicestershire-based home care service provider has been handed a Slavery and Trafficking Risk Order (STRO).

Recruiters and businesses await the chancellor’s Autumn Statement

The Autumn Statement later today will have financial implications for recruiters and businesses alike.

Legislation/Regulation 22 November 2023

NEW TO THE MARKET: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2023

This week’s new launches include: Cloud Assess, Nash Squared, Reed, RFS Evolve, Stockport Council, The City Recruiter, Travelodge, WorkFolk, YunoJuno

Supplier, Your business 6 November 2023

ANALYSIS: Birmingham, Section 114 and recruitment

When Birmingham City Council declared itself effectively bankrupt on 5 September the shockwaves weren’t as big as they might have been.

Public sector collaboration in London to boost social worker recruitment

YPO, a public sector buying organisation in the UK, has launched a framework to increase children’s social care workforce capacity.

Danforth Care Group creates 250+ jobs in care sector

Private care home group Danforth Care has created a total of 260 jobs with the opening of eight care homes in the last 12 months, and another eight in the pipeline.

Your business 21 August 2023

Fines to treble for rogue employers hiring illegal workers

Employers will face newly trebled fines of up to £60k for each worker they hire illegally under “the biggest shake-up since 2014” on penalties imposed on rogue employers and landlords.

Legislation/Regulation 7 August 2023

REC calls proposed NI agency social workers ban 'badly thought out'

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) is calling for urgent clarity on a proposed ‘ban’ on agency social workers in Northern Ireland, a plan the trade body called “badly thought out”.

APPOINTMENTS: 9-12 MAY 2023

This week’s appointments include: Bentley Lewis, Ciphr, ecap, Heidrick & Struggles, Naked Energy, RAMP Global, Tezlom, The Shore Group

NEW TO THE MARKET: 2-5 MAY 2023

This week’s new launches include: 32 Stripes, KPI OceanConnect, MRA Search, Ocean Healthcare, SmartyMeet, Tengai

Watson leads RSS Global brand as CEO for Twenty20 Capital

Rebecca Watson (pictured) has joined Twenty20 Capital, dedicated investor in the staffing and workforce solutions sector, as CEO of RSS Global.

Wetherspoons helps Cera grow talent pool under Apprenticeship Levy

UK pub chain Wetherspoons has backed the health and care sector with a significant donation to home healthcare provider Cera Care.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 13-17 FEBRUARY 2023

This week’s new launches include: Bright Horizons, Cera Care, Futureheads, Loop Not Luck, Premier Group Recruitment, Talentheads, Wilbury Stratton

Cera to create 10,000 jobs for care sector in 2023

London-headquartered home healthcare provider Cera Care is creating 10,000 new jobs across the UK, bolstering the care sector and putting thousands of people back to work during the economic crisis.

19 January 2023

nGAGE Talent buys shift booking app Ryalto

nGAGE Talent has acquired workforce communications, engagement and flexible shift booking app Ryalto in its first strategic acquisition of 2023.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 JANUARY 2023

This week’s new launches include: AMS, IPPR, Unmind, WaveTrackR

Supplier, Your business 10 January 2023

APPOINTMENTS: 3-6 JANUARY 2023

This week’s appointments include: BPP, City Executive Search, Conexus, Heidrick & Struggles, KPI Recruiting, MM Search

Supplier, Your business 6 January 2023
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