Social care

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Affinity Workforce, ClearStar, CRG, 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

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 JANUARY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals: Adzuna, Citifocus, In Job Group, NRG, Principality Recruitment, Recruitive, Search Consultancy

Supplier, Temporary workforce 9 January 2018

ASA upholds two complaints about All Care leaflets

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld two complaints against a flyer circulated about roles at domiciliary care service All Care.

13 December 2017

Up to 800m jobs could be lost to automation, says McKinsey

Up to 800m workers worldwide could lose their jobs as a result of automation by 2030, according to research by consultants McKinsey.

Technology 30 November 2017

More acquisitions on the way for Jarell Group as it builds up to flotation

Jarell Group’s acquisition of specialist social care recruiter Aurora Resourcing is just the first of many more as it builds up to a flotation in 2020, the group’s commercial director has told Recruiter.

23 November 2017

FINANCIALS: Impellam expects earnings to be down

Impellam Group says it expects full-year earnings to be slightly below expectations, according to a trading update.

Financials 16 November 2017

Confidence falls for third month in a row says JobsOutlook survey

Confidence in the UK economy has fallen for the third consecutive month, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Sturgeon launches campaign to encourage school leavers into childcare

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched a recruitment campaign aimed at encouraging school leavers into nursery and childcare careers.

In-house recruitment 24 October 2017

Do more to tackle nursing shortages recruiters tell Hunt

Recruiters have called on health secretary Jeremy Hunt to do more to tackle the UK shortage of entry-level nurses.

In-house recruitment 4 October 2017

HC-One creates care sector support roles in North-East

North-East England’s social care sector is being boosted with more than 100 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 3 October 2017

JobsOutlook reveals fall in economic confidence

Confidence in the UK economy has fallen to its lowest level since June 2016, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Cordant Group refocuses business on social enterprise

Cordant Group has announced plans to become a social enterprise.

Perm placements up but candidate availability down

The number of people placed into permanent jobs continued to rise markedly in August, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation and IHS Markit.

Hales recruits 100 home care workers in Hull

Hull’s home care sector is to be boosted to the tune of 100 new jobs.

21 August 2017

Industry reaction as unemployment falls to 42-year low

Despite fears that a combination of a consumer squeeze and Brexit uncertainty is damaging the economy, the UK labour market continues to perform strongly, according to official figures released today.

Readers’ views: 14-18 August 2017

A weekly round-up of comments on recruiter.co.uk stories

Opinion 16 August 2017

Temp and perm billings on the increase, says Report on Jobs

Appointments have increased at their fastest rate for more than two and a half years, according to the latest ‘Report on Jobs’.

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