In-house recruitment

Pertemps Managed Solutions wins extension to Thames Water contract

Pertemps Managed Solutions has won a continuation of its contract to deliver recruitment process outsourcing and managed service provider services across all of Thames Water’s locations.

The Big Story: Creating a legacy

Strategic recruitment manager Kesh Ladwa needs to find 1,200 people for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Hospitality/Leisure 21 May 2020

Serco shares emails of 300 contact tracers in error

A new wrinkle has occurred in the continuing saga of the government’s drive to recruit and train thousands of contact tracers in the war against the further spread of Covid-19.

20 May 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 MAY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Albert Goodman, Ocean Technologies Group

IT/Telecoms, HR 12 May 2020

Tech firm plans to create home-based contact centre jobs in the UK

A US-based global customer experience tech firm has announced plans to create thousands of new remote jobs across the UK, a business news wire reports.

Recruiters worst hit in in-house spend due to Covid-19 crisis

Recruitment agencies have been the hardest hit by in-house recruiters’ changing relationships with suppliers as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

29 April 2020

Government still developing contact tracer recruitment campaign

A government scheme to recruit 18,000 contact tracers to support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic is still under development, the Guardian reports. 

Campaigns for care to get people in social care across London and England

Last week, recruiter.co.uk reported on a drive launched by the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) across England, ‘Care for Others, Make A Difference’, to encourage more people to consider roles in the social care sector.

Public sector, Social care 28 April 2020

Economic confidence plummets to record levels since Covid-19 crisis

Business confidence in the economy has plummeted to record lows since the coronavirus crisis hit the UK.

24 April 2020

Government puts out national call to attract more care workers

A new national recruitment drive has launched to bring “thousands more people” into social care jobs. 

Public sector, Social care 24 April 2020

The Big Story: Under the glare of the virus

Recruiter shines a spotlight on recruiting and staffing in the current global pandemic. 

17 April 2020

Insight: Augmented hiring

AI is changing the hiring process for the better, but so also is the career management for employees

17 April 2020

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

Underprivileged people living outside London can get overlooked.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Attrax, Candidate.ID, Central England Co-operative, Cross Country Healthcare, Frontline Recruitment, RoboRecruiter

Retail, Public sector 14 April 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s new launches include: Candidate.ID, GatedTalent, Global-Roles, Hays, mthree, Norman Broadbent, Talent Cloud

Engineering, Executive search 14 April 2020

Fall in recruitment steepest since 2009 says Report on Jobs

Permanent placements and temporary staff billings in the UK have both fallen at the steepest rates since 2009, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

8 April 2020

Northamptonshire NHS Trusts put out call for healthcare workers

In a move being echoed all over the country and most of the world at the moment, NHS Trusts across Northamptonshire are calling for trained healthcare workers.

Public sector, Social care 6 April 2020

Dept for Education scheme helps redundant recruiters move into teaching

The Department for Education has launched a scheme supporting employers who wish to help staff faced with redundancy move into teaching.

Public sector, Education 1 April 2020

‘Unprecedented’ demand leads to recruitment drive for pizza firm

A Nottingham-based food manufacturing giant has launched a recruitment drive due to “unprecedented” demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

Retail, Transport & logistics 31 March 2020

Homeworking specialist Sensée creates 1,000 new roles

Sensée is creating 500 new permanent and 500 new temporary positions in a bid to meet the growing demand from its clients for work-at-home staff.

Consilium Recruit helps Sprint Power Technology create jobs

A Birmingham-based automotive firm is creating 50 new roles.

Supported living service Eden Futures creates 40 new roles in Midlands

A UK provider of supported living services is creating more than 40 roles as it launches new accommodation places across Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent over the next few months.

Medical supplier GI UK Medical launches recruitment drive

A North-Yorkshire medical device supplier has launched a recruitment drive after it secured £650k in funding.

Rapid7 to double workforce in Belfast with 200 new jobs

A security analytics and automation company is creating 200 jobs in Belfast.

IT/Telecoms 13 March 2020

Inflata Nation seeks ‘bounce team’ in Telford

Around 30 new jobs are being created at a new indoor inflatable theme park in Telford.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 13 March 2020
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