Transport & logistics

‘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.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 2-6 MARCH 2020

This week’s launches include: Aligra, ApTask, Clarus Education, DC Personnel, Force24, Mitchells & Butlers, Norman Broadbent, Recruiter24

Leeds roofer Everlast creates 30 new hires

A Leeds-based roofing and cladding group is creating 30 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 27 February 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Acorn Group, Topia, VORSOR

Your recruitment business 27 February 2020

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.

Retailers encourage supply chains to be responsible in recruitment

Many of the UK’s large retailers have joined together as sponsors of the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT).

APPOINTMENTS: 24-28 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s appointments include: MERJE, Virgin Galactic

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.

Start-up of the Month: J&J Recruitment

Experienced driving recruiter Joanne Davies and industrial & commercial recruiter Joe Ebsworth have joined forces to launch logistics and warehousing perm staffing specialist J&J Recruitment Services.

Recruiters ready to supply HS2 workforce but fear short-term skills gap

Northern Powerhouse recruiters stand ready to help deliver HS2 following government’s decision to give the controversial rail project the green light.

Etihad Airways on recruitment drive for cabin crew

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is hosting a recruitment day in Manchester in search of cabin crew.

In-house recruitment 11 February 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Entrust Resource Solutions, HR GO, Mai Day Recruitment Services, Resource Solutions, SD Worx, WorkIndia

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue sees decline in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue decline 9% year-on-year, according to the company’s fourth-quarter results for 2019.

Financials 6 February 2020

Hermes creates distribution jobs in Barnsley

Hermes is to create 1,300 jobs at a new distribution warehouse in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

4 February 2020
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