Diversity/Inclusion

Metro Bank supports ex-prisoners into safe jobs

A new platform backed by Metro Bank has been launched to help secure prisoners starter roles in banks and fintechs on their release.

RAF allows candidates with tattoos but with restrictions

The Royal Air Force has revised its policy to allow recruits to have tattoos on their eyebrows, fingers and neck.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 3-7 JUNE 2019

This week’s launches include: CIPD, hackajob, Hays, Moorepay, NHS People Plan, Odgers Berndtson, talent.io, TriSys

Leave ‘positive action’ to clients or risk breaking discrimination laws

Recruiters have been urged to leave decisions around positive action in recruitment to clients or risk falling foul of discrimination rules.

Legal 31 May 2019

Court of Appeal rules on side of Capita regarding enhanced paternity pay

A Court of Appeal ruling involving a division of business outsourcing provider Capita has far reaching consequences for whether statutory paternity pay should be enhanced for fathers.

29 May 2019

Upstart: Attracting flexible talent

Bristol-based Flexology has tapped into the demand for more flexible working.

23 May 2019

Viewpoint: Thanks for voting for us!

For charities, every penny counts, says the chairman of Recruiter's Charity of the Year, Astriid

23 May 2019

Recruiter Awards 2019: A night to remember

The 2019 Recruiter Awards took place on 9 May at London’s Grosvenor House. First up, we highlight three-time winner NES Global Talent.
 

Report on discriminating against obese workers serves as reminder to recruiters

Recruiters should guard against discriminating against obese candidates or risk being brought to tribunal.

21 May 2019

Act quickly with adjustments for mental health conditions, recruiters warned

Recruiters that fail to act quickly to put in place workplace adjustments for workers with long-term mental health conditions run the risk of being brought to tribunal.

14 May 2019

Government uses gender-neutral language to find biggest talent pool

Recruiters should use gender-neutral language to guard against unconscious bias creeping into job adverts.

Legal 13 May 2019

Joint project offers unemployed lift into logistics jobs

Pallet distribution network The Fortec Distribution Network has joined forces with manpower and logistics solutions provider The Challenge Group to offer unemployed people work as forklift truck drivers.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 7-10 MAY 2019

This week’s launches include: APSCo, BWD, Core Talent, Head Resourcing, UK government

Disabilities may be unseen and not heard out of fear of job loss

From migraines to menopause, invisible disabilities affect untold numbers of the British workforce.

29 April 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 29 APRIL – 3 MAY 2019

This week’s launches include: Beyond Encryption, Michael Page, Prospects, Talent Intuition, Woodrow Mercer Finance

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 29 April 2019

Recruitment industry recognised in Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Recruiters are among the British businesses recognised in this year’s Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

Spent convictions might not have to be disclosed under proposed new plans

Recruiters have been urged to review policies and processes in light of a proposal from the Home Secretary aimed at preventing people with spent convictions being denied jobs.

23 April 2019

Video becomes the new CV star

How video embeds itself into the recruitment process.

17 April 2019

Viewpoint: Rewriting the employment rule book

Why organisations should adopt a culture of reverse mentoring.

17 April 2019

Flexible work is good work

Hadley's comment: Flexible work is good work

17 April 2019

Recruiters urged to get anti-racism reporting policies in order

Recruiters have been urged to review reporting procedures for their own staff and agency workers out on assignment in light of shocking new research revealing the extent of racism in Britain’s workplaces.

15 April 2019

Beware of April Fools’ Day pranks or the joke could be on you

Recruiters should resist becoming April fools due to pranks played in the workplace.

Legal, HR 1 April 2019

Graduate insight key to success of award-winning talent attraction strategy

Involving graduate employees in the design and testing of an employer branding and graduate talent attraction campaign has proved to be a winning formula.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 25-29 MARCH 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Sirenum, WMRecruit

Sponsored: Who’s leading the way in ensuring disabled talent is fulfilled at work?

In these times of economic and political instability, now more than ever before we need to hear from business leaders who continue to lead the way within their organisations and have made a real impact in the lives of disabled people

Marketing 25 March 2019

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