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

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

Upstart: upReach levels the educational playing field

While many like to see the UK as a meritocracy, where people succeed based on their talent and hard work, the facts suggest otherwise. 

D&I must look beyond London and the South-East

Underprivileged people living outside London can get overlooked.

Is your firm disability friendly? Then shout about it!

Disability-friendly employers need to be more visible to disabled candidates, according to the founder of disability job board Evenbreak. 

12 March 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 MARCH 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Recruitment, Acorn HR, APSCo, DMA Recruitment, GradTouch, Lorien, Memset, Meridian Business Support, Rota, SRS, Synaco, Ten Live Group

Think students know about agriculture? Think again

A UK farming newspaper has launched #ThisIsAgriculture – a campaign aimed at highlighting the agricultural industry as a career destination of choice.

Agriculture, Life sciences 3 March 2020

Ollie & Cameron test out jobs for WorkFit programme

The mother of identical twin boys with Down’s syndrome hopes their starring role in a national film about employment will change people’s outdated attitudes.

28 February 2020

Pilot programme aims to get over-50 jobseekers back to work

Older jobseekers in the Greater Manchester area are to benefit from a pilot programme developing targeted new approaches to help over 50s get back to work.

26 February 2020

FINANCIALS: Revenue falls for Heidrick & Struggles

Global executive search and consulting firm Heidrick & Struggles has seen revenue decline 2.8%, according to the firm’s results for the fourth quarter of the year.

Upstart: Aspire to employment equality in the gym

Colin Cottell looks at the firm getting more people with disabilities working as instructors.

Hospitality/Leisure 13 February 2020

Big talking point: How #EachforEqual are you?

Despite advances in equality and inclusion at work, gender pay gaps and male-dominated boardrooms persist – damaging both equal opportunities and business performance. The recruitment industry can help change that

13 February 2020

Ex-military guaranteed interviews for some government jobs

Military veterans are to guaranteed interviews for some government jobs under a new pilot scheme aimed at boosting their job prospects.

Public sector 10 February 2020

More firms announce new apprenticeships

As National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February) draws to a close, Recruiter brings readers more UK employers making apprenticeship announcements.

Social care, Hospitality/Leisure 7 February 2020
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