Diversity/Inclusion

NEW TO THE MARKET: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Austin Fraser, Goodman Masson, Investigo, ProJobShare, S2 Recruitment, Stanford Search, Westray Recruitment Consultants

Don’t copy gender processes if ethnicity pay gap reporting is introduced

Recruiters have been urged not to simply replicate processes to assess gender pay gap reporting when reporting their ethnicity pay gap.

11 October 2018

Deloitte urges recruiters to put candidates in context to boost social mobility

Contextual recruitment sits alongside an array of initiatives Deloitte employs to boost social mobility across its workforce.

1 October 2018

Start-up of the Month: Detail

Liam Paddison (above) and silent partner Steven Rawlingson have launched Newcastle-based agency Detail – a recruitment business that is aiming to kill the CV.

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 10-14 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: AMS, Astute Technical Recruitment, Eames Consulting Group, Health eCareers, Next Ventures, Osborne Clarke, OutRight Action International, Retail Executives, TeamJobs

Retail, Engineering 10 September 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Amrop, Apex Recruitment, BBR Services, Green Park, Matrix Interim, Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council, Phaidon International, Rare Recruitment, Solace in Business, Star Placement, WhiteHat

Recruiters urged to monitor ethnicity and disability pay gap now

Recruiters have been urged to start getting to grips with monitoring ethnicity and disability at their agencies if they don’t already do so.

31 August 2018

PwC hope to attract diverse candidates through Flexible Talent Network

PwC has launched a Flexible Talent Network giving staff the chance to choose their hours.

Banking/Financial services, HR 30 August 2018

Major Players targets gender pay gap by ending questions on current salary

Major Players is throwing down the gauntlet to other recruiters to follow its lead in no longer asking candidates about their current salary in an attempt to reduce the UK gender pay gap.

Creative/Digital/Media 23 August 2018

Web chat: September 2018

Readers' responses to stories on recruiter.co.uk.

HR, Healthcare/Medical 13 August 2018
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Redesigning recruitment

Simon Fanshawe says our efforts in diversity simply aren't working.

HR 13 August 2018
Liz Johnson

Start-up of the Month: The Ability People

The Ability People

HR 13 August 2018

Extending gender pay gap reporting could hit SME recruiters hard

Significant work lies ahead of SME recruiters if the government extends gender pay gap reporting rules to firms with more than 50 employees from the current 250.

2 August 2018

Recruiters advised to review NDAs and mitigate harassment risks

As a new Women and Equalities Committee report calls for a clampdown on non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), recruiters have been urged to review any NDAs they have in place.

25 July 2018

How to prepare your workplace for a transgender employee

Lisa Gillespie, HR services director at Moorepay, offers advice on how employers can ensure a positive experience for transgender staff.

HR 20 July 2018

ITN to interview at least one BAME candidate for all roles

ITN is the latest media organisation to ensure interview shortlists have at least one BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) candidate.

Employability: A sporting chance

How Street Elite is recruiting young people off the streets for work via the lure of sport.

Simon Fanshawe

Cielo Talent Rising Summit: Fanshawe urges more ‘blind’ recruitment

The co-founder of Stonewall has launched a scathing attack on efforts to improve diversity in the workplace.

20 July 2018

Report recommending recruiters to collect age data slammed as impractical

A recommendation from MPs requiring recruitment agencies to collect data on age discrimination has come under fire from employment lawyers, who labelled it impractical and unusual.

17 July 2018

Rising to the challenge of attracting older workers

Minister of state for employment Alok Sharma on recruitment’s role in attracting older talent to fill the jobs of the future.

16 July 2018

Gurkha regiment to recruit women from 2020

The Gurkhas are to allow female recruits for the first time from 2020.

Public sector 16 July 2018

Wanted: IT talent specialist to mentor and manage women

An unnamed London-based tech firm is recruiting a CFO with a difference.

It’s goodnight from ASTRiiD’s founder… but a good future for his charity

In a service punctuated with songs by Pink Floyd, Queen and ELO (Electric Light Orchestra), the life of Recruiter’s Charity of the Year founder David Shutts OBE was celebrated Friday in Surfleet, South Lincolnshire.

Women not quite on board to reach government target

While making some progress, Britain’s company boards have some way to go to meet the government’s 33% target for women appointed by 2020.

28 June 2018

Recruiters back government plans to improve suppliers’ diversity

Recruiters have welcomed government plans to require its biggest suppliers to publish data and action plans to improve the diversity of their workforce.

Public sector, HR 26 June 2018

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