REC Summit: DEI practices are an ‘empty tickbox’ exercise

Although 61% of companies point to equity, diversity and inclusion (DEI) as a top manager capability, only 28% of managers say that it’s recognised in their performance reviews.

1 December 2023

REC’s EDI summit finds CRMs are letting recruiters down

The lack of diversity reporting in candidate relationship management systems (CRMs) is letting recruiters down.

IT/Telecoms, HR 30 November 2023

Recruiters warned to 'fix your own' EDI challenges before helping clients

Recruitment businesses must fix their own businesses before benefitting from helping clients address their talent and skill shortages with equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) solutions.

29 November 2023

Back to Work Plan aims to help people get off benefits, stay healthy and into work

The government has announced a new Back to Work Plan to help up to 1.1m people with long-term health conditions, disabilities or long-term unemployment to look for and stay in work.

Public sector, Healthcare/Medical 17 November 2023

Editor's leader November/December 2023

A great frustration for me as an editor, a gatekeeper for information for our recruitment community, is the lack of ‘hows’ generally available.

10 November 2023

My Brilliant Recruitment Career: Jemma Simpson

Jemma Simpson is founder at Diverse Talent.ai

10 November 2023

Janeace (Jay-T) Thompson promoted to director of talent at PRS for Music

Music collective management organisation PRS for Music has announced that Janeace (Jay-T) Thompson (pictured) has been promoted to director of talent, culture and experience.

Retail, Industrial/Manufacturing 8 November 2023

Indeed’s refugee careers fair brings employers to great jobseekers

Nearly a thousand refugees and dozens of employers attended a job fair in Kennington, South London last week [11 October], at the Kia Oval cricket ground.

Retail, Engineering 17 October 2023

eQuality Solutions Group appoints Atkinson to head of recruitment services

National diversity, equity and inclusion specialist eQuality Solutions Group (eQS) has appointed its first-ever head of recruitment services.

16 October 2023


This week’s new launches include: Daniel Owen, HireVue, NEXTAFF, Oyster Talent Network


This week’s new launches include: Brellis Recruitment, Namecoach, Suna Solutions

IT/Telecoms, HR 6 October 2023

Construction firm coalition unites to tackle diversity in the industry

Eleven leading organisations in the construction industry, representing over 250,000 workers have united to launch a new coalition that aims to tackle a lack of diversity across the industry.


This week’s appointments include: Berwick Partners, Clu, REC

Public sector, Executive search 20 September 2023

Employing people with additional needs must be part of the workforce, not CSR tick box

Businesses across Scotland have been challenged to change their approach to training and hiring people with conditions such as Down’s Syndrome and autism.

The appliance of science in assessment

Hiring the right person for a role is a science, with testing and assessment increasing and evolving. particularly with the rise in AI.

IT/Telecoms, HR 12 September 2023

Access Group acquires Diversely to transform DEI

Business management software provider Access Group has acquired Diversely, the inclusive recruitment solution that transforms diversity for staffing firms globally.

IT/Telecoms, HR 11 September 2023

Page Outsourcing partners with Bevan Money to find new talent

Bevan Money, a new UK-based applicant challenger bank, has partnered with Page Outsourcing to hire more than 70 new roles next year.


This week’s new launches include: Candydate, Creased Puddle, Deel, Flexhuis, Future Mobility by Storm4, Nash Squared, Occupop

REC survey finds firms fail to take action on diversity

Nearly half of employers do not state they would like to hear from a range of diverse applicants in their job adverts.

8 August 2023

TechNET appoints Riddington first female director

TechNET, the recruitment agency operating under the umbrella of Ascent Group, has appointed Emily Riddington as the newest board member and first female director.

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 7 August 2023

Molson Coors turns to Arctic Shores to diversify talent pool

Jobseekers will no longer be asked to provide a CV when applying for certain roles at the brewer of major beer brands.


This week’s new launches include: CV Wallet, Harvey Nash, Indeed Flex, Instant Impact, LHi Group, Populus Select, Sonovate, The City Recruiter, Working Chance

Investigo appoints Mackenzie new CEO, UK and Europe

Investigo, the recruitment practice of The IN Group, has appointed industry veteran Derek Mackenzie as CEO of UK and Europe.

Ingham raring to go as new chair of Business Disability Forum

Former PageGroup CEO Steve Ingham (pictured) has been appointed as the new chair of Business Disability Forum (BDF).

HR 11 July 2023

Haven to recruit more than 1,500 team members over summer

UK holiday park operator Haven is recruiting more than 1,500 new seasonal team members across 38 of its 41 holiday parks this summer.

Hospitality/Leisure 11 July 2023