Diversity/Inclusion

APPOINTMENTS: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, GHD, Oakleaf Partnership, Service Care Solutions

Sales, Social care 29 March 2021

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s contracts & deals include: GHD, Harnham, Hays Digital Technology, HRLocker, Oakleaf Partnership, Zitko Talent

Education, IT/Telecoms 29 March 2021

The Workplace: Mar/Apr 2021

Tackling racial inequality should become a priority for us all.

23 March 2021

Recruitment industry’s membership giants look at diversity in sector

How diverse is your recruitment business?

23 February 2021

Recruiters rush to sign up to #10000BlackInterns initiative

Sixty-one recruitment agencies and executive search firms have so far signed up to the #10000BlackInterns programme, organisers have revealed.

Supplier Diversity Council UK set up to help diversify supply chains

A newly-formed supplier diversity council for the UK intends to develop ways and improve existing knowledge into how organisations can effectively diversify their supply chains.

10 February 2021

Sodexo to transfer £800k of its Apprenticeship Levy to smaller firms

Services company Sodexo has committed to transferring £800k of its annual Apprenticeship Levy to small-and-medium enterprises as part of its approach to levy transfer.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 8-12 FEBRUARY 2021

This week’s new launches include: Access, APSCo Embrace, NatWest, Stonor Recruitment, Storm4, Talentis, Waahjobs

Sales, Oil & gas/Energy 8 February 2021

Why diversity is the key to 2021

Thom Dennis, CEO at Serenity In Leadership, tells us 10 reasons why diversity is so vital and may well be the key to healthier times in 2021.

18 January 2021

D&I and video interviewing tops priorities for in-house recruiters

Diversity & inclusion tops the list of priorities for in-house recruiters at this time, according to the results of the Annual Membership Survey 2021 by The FIRM (Forum of In-House Recruitment Managers).

17 December 2020

Adecco UK&I welcomes two new exec appointments

The Adecco Group UK and Ireland has made two new executive appointments.

Executive search, HR 8 December 2020

Firms offered incentives to recruit Armed Forces leavers

Businesses are being encouraged to recruit Armed Forces leavers through the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD’s) official employment provider.

30 November 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Cooper Lomaz, Eames Consulting Group, New Street Consulting Group, The Good Board, Tiger Recruitment

Police Now targets BAME candidates to ‘Change the Story’

Police Now has launched a new campaign to inspire graduates from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to join the police.

Public sector 10 November 2020

Randstad appoints Todd to spearhead inclusion and well-being

Global recruiter Randstad has appointed Laura Todd to the newly-created role of director of inclusion & well-being, with responsibility across Randstad UK and Randstad Sourceright EMEA.

5 November 2020

Recruiters and law firms join forces to ensure diversity and race equality

Thirty-four recruitment agencies have signed up to a new initiative aimed at ensuring that black and ethnic minority jobseekers get the same opportunities to compete for roles as similarly qualified white counterparts.

Legal, HR 2 November 2020

Housing recruiter Andersen James launches partnerships service

Housing recruitment firm Andersen James has introduced a new strategic partnerships service to support clients in driving improved attraction, recruitment and retention of talent.

Neurodiversity: The need for different ways of thinking

In ADHD Awareness Month, Jamie MacKenzie highlights the neurodiverse talent that employers are often missing out on.

28 October 2020

Exec search founder Barrington-Hibbert behind 10,000 Black interns campaign

The founder and CEO of executive search firm Barrington Hibbert Associates is one of the leaders of the newly-launched initiative 10,000 Black Interns Campaign.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: reative Mettle Recruitment, Frontline Recruitment, MyKindaFuture, National Grid

Marketing, Oil & gas/Energy 5 October 2020

Research reveals Ireland’s employers are negative bias against asylum seekers

Ireland’s employers appear to have a negative bias against asylum seekers, according to new research from Trinity Business School.

Education, Healthcare/Medical 1 September 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 AUGUST 2020

This week’s new launches include: Fide Careers

REC commits to Race at Work Charter

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has signed up to the Race at Work Charter, reinforcing its commitment to improve opportunities for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) members of staff.

11 August 2020

TfL TA head says Covid is huge opportunity to foster greater diversity

The Covid pandemic is a huge opportunity to dismantle some of the recruitment barriers facing diverse talent.

Mind the home working gap, says ONS

Alongside the existing North-South divide and the gender pay gap that we are all familiar with, Covid-19 has seen the emergence of new divide within the UK’s labour market.

22 July 2020
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