Transport & logistics

Action needed to avert labour market crisis, says report

With unemployment widely expected to rise over the coming months as the government furlough scheme is withdrawn, a new report has called on the government to take a two-pronged approach to avert a labour market crisis.

Hays Travel plans recruitment drive lift-off

A spike in holiday bookings has sparked a recruitment drive for one travel agency.

Boost for logistics sector as DPD recruits 6,000 staff

Logistics and delivery firm DPD is recruiting 6,000 new staff, in response to an unprecedented boom in online shopping caused by Covid-19.

When there’s no place like home – and it may need improving

Amid a gloom-and-doom cascade of unemployment figures and numbers of furloughed workers, small shoots of economic activity are popping up, notably in the home improvement and delivery sectors.

 

Companies, Workplace 18 June 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 1-5 JUNE 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Acorn Rail, Wagestream

Supplier, Your business 1 June 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Bullhorn, eFinancialCareers, HR GO Recruitment, JobsTrackR

Supplier, Technology 12 May 2020

Hospitality will be hit hard unless job retention scheme is extended, says HBAA

Hospitality, travel and events sector businesses need the Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended, according to a trade association representing those industries.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 APRIL 2020

This week’s new launches include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Candidate.ID, Credentially, Enginuity, GeekTalent, inploi, Jobs in North Wales, Konexo, Snack, Talent Beam, WorkTaps, Zoom

Supplier, Temporary workforce 20 April 2020

Agility and flexibility rescues logistics recruiter

Colin Cottell reports how J&J Recruitment Services is taking the long view in this crisis.

Royal Mail accused of prejudicial treatment of agency workers over hand sanitiser

Law firm Irwin Mitchell has accused Royal Mail for allegedly failing to provide its agency workers with the same protection from coronavirus as other employed postal workers.

Temporary workforce 14 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Attrax, Candidate.ID, Central England Co-operative, Cross Country Healthcare, Frontline Recruitment, RoboRecruiter

Supplier, Technology 14 April 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 APRIL 2020

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Talentmark

7 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts include: Kennedy Executive Search, Lorien, Placed, Saltor Talent, SonicJobs, Sterling

‘Unprecedented’ demand leads to recruitment drive for pizza firm

A Nottingham-based food manufacturing giant has launched a recruitment drive due to “unprecedented” demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

Consilium Recruit helps Sprint Power Technology create jobs

A Birmingham-based automotive firm is creating 50 new roles.

In-house recruitment 30 March 2020

FINANCIALS: Staffline reveals mixed fortunes due to pandemic

Staffline is encountering mixed fortunes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 MARCH 2020

This week’s launches include: AnyTask, Faxi, Hastee, HR Heads, Hinterview, Senploy, Sigmar Recruitment, Social Talent, Wagestream

Supplier, Temporary workforce 23 March 2020

Recruiters respond as supermarkets flex up staff to Christmas levels

Recruiters are stepping up to the challenge as supermarkets struggle to flex up staff numbers to meet Christmas levels of demand.

20 March 2020

Coronavirus tops risk list in global supply chains report

Tackling the global outbreak of coronavirus tops the list of trends and risks affecting global supply chains in the year ahead, says a new report.

Upstart: Bumpy road ahead but Sonder drives support

Colin Cottell investigates what one company is doing to help the shortage of van drivers.

REC Professionals: Camilla Mitcham, Recruitment Partner at Anne Corder Recruitment

How recruiters can help when a large local employer goes bust – and what they get back in return.

Chancellor sees past coronavirus and vows to get Britain building

A massive programme of government investment in infrastructure aimed at fulfilling Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election promise to level up the country was the main feature of newly appointed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget.

Legislation/Regulation 11 March 2020

Trade bodies call for proper definition of ‘self-employed’ and delay to IR35 extension

Recruitment trade bodies have called on the chancellor to use today’s Budget to legislate for a proper definition of the self-employed and delay the roll-out of the extension of IR35 rules into the private sector.

New Leeds motorway service station on recruitment drive

A motorway service venue is set to create 300 jobs in Leeds this spring.

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