Diversity/Inclusion

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

The Big Story: A big splash in a different kind of pool

Paralympian Liz Johnson set up The Ability People to redress the employment gap for people with disabilities. Colin Cottell found out more

22 July 2020

Soundbites August/September 2020

How should the recruitment industry respond to the Black Lives Matter movement?

22 July 2020

Lord Sugar invests in Apprentice runner-up Allen-Horton’s Harper Fox Partners

It’s Number Four for Lord Sugar – the fourth recruitment business in his portfolio of companies – with today’s announcement that he has invested in Harper Fox Partners.

Executive search 1 July 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Pace Med Tech, Podium, Redwigwam

Ex-offenders at HMP Barlinnie given dedicated work coaches

Government has announced plans to further enhance a scheme aimed at supporting former prisoners back into work in Scotland.

Public sector, HR 24 January 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 20-24 JANUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Grad DNA, Lorien, Nigel Wright, Pearson TalentLens, Resume-Library, Rhino Site Services, Textkernel

Marketing & Sales, Retail 22 January 2020

Jobcentre coaches must tailor local funding to meet special work needs

The UK government is exploring giving Jobcentre work coaches the funding to commission local projects to help get people back into work.

Hospitality/Leisure 21 January 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 JANUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: 15Five, Amerit Consulting, Brilliant Jobs, Creative Industry Showcase, Glassdoor, KDR Recruitment, Novacare, Odgers Interim

Public sector, Social care 20 January 2020

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
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