Transport & logistics

SSP rebate rules hit temp agencies unfairly

Temp recruitment agencies are unfairly affected by the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate rules.

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With unemployment widely expected to rise over the coming months as the government furlough scheme is withdrawn, a new report has called on the government to take a two-pronged approach to avert a labour market crisis.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

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

NEW TO THE MARKET: 3-7 FEBRUARY 2020

This week's launches include: Core-Asset, DMA, Leighton, urban

Temporary workforce, Technology 4 February 2020

Firms announce new roles for National Apprenticeship Week

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February), a number of UK employers have already announced they are bolstering apprenticeship numbers.

In-house recruitment 3 February 2020
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