Diversity/Inclusion

Legal recruitment market – what can we expect in 2020?

Ann-Marie Goodbody gives her views on the year ahead in the legal market and the opportunities open to recruiters.

Brother Henry joins sister Scarlett’s search firm Harper:Fox Partners

Henry Allen-Horton has spoken to Recruiter about why he has chosen to join his Apprentice finalist sister Scarlett’s recruitment agency Harper:Fox Partners.

Parliament launches annual recruitment day

Parliament’s historic Westminster Hall is to host a recruitment fair next week showcasing opportunities in the various communities within Parliament.

Public sector, Education 17 January 2020

MiddletonMurray looks to buy up recruitment firms in 2020

Apprenticeship training provider and Apprenticeship Levy consultancy MiddletonMurray is hitting the acquisition trail in 2020.

Retail, Public sector 15 January 2020

Ahmed’s equal pay win against BBC highlights issues for recruiters

Recruiters have been urged to carry out equal pay audits to guard against being taken to tribunal.

13 January 2020

Fishwick’s OBE recognition of transforming lives through work

The managing director of Transform Lives Company (TLC), a social enterprise that helps unemployed people into work, says her OBE is as much a recognition of its mission as it is of her own achievements.

7 January 2020

Employment professionals recognised in New Year’s Honours list

Professionals committed to helping unemployed people and graduates into work, as well as those charged with tackling the scourge of modern slavery, were among those recognised in the New Year’s Honours List.

BAME execs remain super-glued to the corporate floor says Phillips

UK firms risk falling behind their US counterparts if they continue to fail to improve ethnic diversity in Britain’s boardrooms.

Executive search 4 December 2019

Disability organisation calls on next government to deliver on workplace inclusion

A non-profit disability and business organisation is calling on the next government to support businesses to deliver on disability inclusion.

3 December 2019

Hospitality helps the vulnerable bridge the gap into work

Tackling UK hospitality’s skills gap by employing ex-offenders and those who have experienced homelessness is just one benefit of this approach, according to new research.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 25-29 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Intelligent Resource, MRG People Asia, Spktral

Make application forms accessible to all, recruiters are advised

Recruiters have been urged to ensure application forms are accessible to all applicants and not putting off those with certain disabilities.

19 November 2019

Employability: Bridging the gap between two worlds

Colin Cottell investigates Street2Boardroom

Sales, Creative/Digital/Media 15 November 2019

Insight: Time for a more authentic assessment experience

Forget exam-style testing – an approach that simulates the true nature of work may be the way forward for both recruiters and candidates

IT/Telecoms, HR 15 November 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Calibre Search, Eden Futures, Encore Personnel, Faststream Recruitment, Huntress Search, Investigo, Nigel Wright Recruitment, PeopleReady, Two Rivers, Unit4

Racial discrimination policies need to be effective to protect recruiters

Recruiters have been urged to ensure they have effective policies in place to deal with workplace discrimination.

4 November 2019

Recruiters urged to act on sexual harassment following response to NDA report

Recruiters have been urged to take a zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment and ensure staff are trained so they can effectively deal with complaints.

29 October 2019

Give dyslexic people a chance, urges Sky Sports commentator

Ex-professional footballer-turned-Sky Sports football commentator Adam Virgo has issued a heartfelt plea to employers to give people with dyslexia a chance.

Creative/Digital/Media 18 October 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills’ programme to recruit autistic people shows signs of success

A law firm is working in partnership with charity Autism Forward to recruit autistic individuals.

Charity & not-for-profit, Legal 16 October 2019

Muslim consultant awarded £22.5k for racist comments from director

A Muslim recruitment consultant has been awarded more than £22.5k in compensation after an agency director made racist and religious discriminatory comments about her.

7 October 2019

Strike the right balance in job ads to avoid indirect age discrimination

Recruiters have been urged to strike a balance in job adverts in order to not fall foul of age discrimination rules.

7 October 2019

Diverse views accommodated but discriminatory behaviour isn’t

Recruiters should make it clear to candidates at interview that while they will accommodate diverse views, they will not tolerate discriminatory behaviour.

1 October 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 30 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Access Group, Affinix, Hoxby, Not Actively Looking, Rebus Mentoring Programme, RhinoRecruitment, Senploy, SmashFly Technologies, Uber

OU calls for greater access to apprenticeships for disabled apprentices

The Open University has called on government to help businesses further attract and recruit more disabled apprentices through its apprenticeship programmes.

Recruitment specialist hired to ensure sports boards become more diverse

A recruitment specialist will be helping two of the UK’s major sports bodies to tackle the diversity of sports boards.

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