Diversity/Inclusion

NEW TO THE MARKET: 15-19 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Austin Fraser, Goodman Masson, Investigo, ProJobShare, S2 Recruitment, Stanford Search, Westray Recruitment Consultants

Don’t copy gender processes if ethnicity pay gap reporting is introduced

Recruiters have been urged not to simply replicate processes to assess gender pay gap reporting when reporting their ethnicity pay gap.

11 October 2018

Deloitte urges recruiters to put candidates in context to boost social mobility

Contextual recruitment sits alongside an array of initiatives Deloitte employs to boost social mobility across its workforce.

1 October 2018

Start-up of the Month: Detail

Liam Paddison (above) and silent partner Steven Rawlingson have launched Newcastle-based agency Detail – a recruitment business that is aiming to kill the CV.

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 10-14 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: AMS, Astute Technical Recruitment, Eames Consulting Group, Health eCareers, Next Ventures, Osborne Clarke, OutRight Action International, Retail Executives, TeamJobs

Retail, Engineering 10 September 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Amrop, Apex Recruitment, BBR Services, Green Park, Matrix Interim, Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council, Phaidon International, Rare Recruitment, Solace in Business, Star Placement, WhiteHat

Recruiters urged to monitor ethnicity and disability pay gap now

Recruiters have been urged to start getting to grips with monitoring ethnicity and disability at their agencies if they don’t already do so.

31 August 2018

PwC hope to attract diverse candidates through Flexible Talent Network

PwC has launched a Flexible Talent Network giving staff the chance to choose their hours.

Banking/Financial services, HR 30 August 2018

Major Players targets gender pay gap by ending questions on current salary

Major Players is throwing down the gauntlet to other recruiters to follow its lead in no longer asking candidates about their current salary in an attempt to reduce the UK gender pay gap.

Creative/Digital/Media 23 August 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: Cathcart Energy, Encore Personnel, Highfield Professional Solutions, Work180

Females driving surge in IT self-employed numbers

A record number of female IT professionals are working as contractors, according to official government figures.

IT/Telecoms 25 June 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 25-29 JUNE 2018

This week’s appointments include: BWD Search & Selection, Eames Consulting Group, Franklin Fitch, Green Park, HRS, Langley James, PeopleReady, Rain Consultancy Group, Sellick Partnership, swissstaffing, The RSA Group

BBC to include at least one BAME candidate on shortlists for top roles

The BBC has announced plans to ensure all shortlists for top-level roles have at least one BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) candidate.

Creative/Digital/Media 22 June 2018
Workshop

Employability: Cracking the re-offending code

A project that trains prisoners in coding skills is helping turn the lives of ex-offenders round.

IT/Telecoms 18 June 2018

Solicitors urge recruiters to educate clients on transgender inclusion

Recruiters have been urged to educate clients on the importance of having a policy in place reflective of an inclusive workplace that welcomes transgender people.

18 June 2018
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Are women truly on board? The arduous journey of gender equality

PageGroup's Sheri Hughes asks how far gender equality in the workplace has actually come.

HR 18 June 2018
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Rewards and referrals: ERPs are here to stay

When it comes to resourcing, the FIRM’s latest report finds staff are still a good method of bringing in talent

HR 18 June 2018

PwC bans all-male shortlists

PwC has banned all-male shortlists in a bid to boost the number of women in its senior roles.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: GTI, Oleeo, Promapp Solutions, TARGETconnect

ASTRiiD founder David Shutts loses battle with cancer

David Shutts OBE (above right), the founder of Recruiter’s charity of the year ASTRiiD, died yesterday [24 May] in hospital in Nottingham.

Attracting Talent

Attract missionaries not mercenaries

Organisations that want to attract the best talent need to transform themselves so they attract ‘missionaries’ rather than mercenaries, according to the CEO and founder of Social Talent.

HR 24 May 2018

Employability: ASTRiiD shines light on pool of lost workers

Recruiter’s Charity of the Year ASTRiiD on its aim to help people with long-term medical conditions find work.

24 May 2018

Recruiters must heed Acas guidance on religion in job ads or face discrimination claims

New guidance on religion and belief means recruiters should think carefully not only about job content but where adverts are placed.

Marketing, HR 23 May 2018

Café worker pensioner Joe Bartley passes away

Joe Bartley, the pensioner who hit headlines two years ago for landing a job at a local café in a bid to cure his boredom, has died.

Hospitality/Leisure 14 May 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 14-18 MAY 2018

This week’s launches include: LGBT Great, LinkedIn, Vettery

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