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FINANCIALS: Robert Walters blames lack of job movement in UK

Global recruiter Robert Walters claims its 11% decline in UK gross profits is not due to any underlying weakness in the UK economy.

8 October 2019

Perm placements down again but temp billings up slightly

Brexit uncertainty continued to hit hiring activity in September, according to the latest Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) KPMG Report on Jobs.

Retail, Public sector 8 October 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 7-11 OCTOBER 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Fuze, Omni, Rullion, S&H Consulting, Sheffield Haworth, WBR M&E

Domino’s looks to recruit chief garlic bread taster – down under

Domino’s in Australia is seeking a garlic bread taster at its Brisbane headquarters.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 2 October 2019

Barclays refuses to hire contractors unless they go PAYE

Banking giant Barclays Bank has told its contractors it will no longer engage them unless they go into PAYE by the end of February 2020.

APPOINTMENTS: 30 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER 2019

This week’s appointments include: Castle Employment, CNA International Executive Search, Culture Trip, Eames Consulting Group, GatenbySanderson, IES, Morgan Philips, Resource Solutions, Smart Recruit Online, Supertemps, Warren Partners

NEW TO THE MARKET: 30 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Access Group, Affinix, Hoxby, Not Actively Looking, Rebus Mentoring Programme, RhinoRecruitment, Senploy, SmashFly Technologies, Uber

Night owl tutors wanted to run sessions during unsociable hours

An online tutoring platform has launched a late-night tutoring service for ‘night owl’ students and is recruiting tutors to deliver the service.

Recruitment drive for ‘promo pooches’ at exhibitions

Is your dog seeking new job opportunities over and above guarding the house, chasing the postman and chewing on your slippers?

Marketing & Sales, Retail 25 September 2019

Maryland Cookies winner enjoys sweet taste of success

Maryland Cookies has revealed the identity of its new cookie taster following a successful recruitment drive.

Retail, Industrial/Manufacturing 24 September 2019

Waiting staff required au naturel for naturist wedding

A Berkshire couple is looking to hire waiting staff for their wedding and is willing to pay £30 an hour – however, there is a catch.

Hospitality/Leisure 20 September 2019

Payroll Special: Rising to the challenge

The clock is ticking on two pieces of relevant payroll legislation. Roisin Woolnough looks at how companies can prepare

19 September 2019

IR35 raises more questions as BBC presenters lose test case

Three BBC presenters have lost an IR35 case against HM Revenue & Customs.

Creative/Digital/Media 19 September 2019

Start-up of the Month: Walters People

Global recruitment consultancy Robert Walters Group has launched Walters People in the UK.

Accounting/Finance 19 September 2019

Recruitment crisis for social care sector, warns Totaljobs

The UK’s social care sector faces a recruitment crisis, according to research from careers site Totaljobs.

Public sector, Social care 18 September 2019

Resist rolling up pay for agency workers, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been urged to resist ‘rolling up’ holiday pay for agency workers, as new research reveals a high number of agency workers that claim they are missing out on holiday pay and pay slips.

17 September 2019

Webinar advises recruiters to work with clients and contractors around IR35 obligations

Recruiters have been warned to develop a collaborative approach straightaway involving clients and contractors alike to determine IR35 status.

16 September 2019

Get paid to drink coffee and write about it

Are you a coffee addict? Then we have the sort of role that you don’t want to be latte in applying for.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 16 September 2019

Recruiters shun the Golden State due to stringent labour laws

Onerous employment laws, combined with a high cost of living in California, is causing an exodus of talent – and making recruiters think twice about expanding to the Golden State.

Retail, Transport & logistics 13 September 2019

ONS figures show recruitment contributed to services sector growth

The recruitment sector helped contribute to a 9.3% annual increase in services sector turnover, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.

Healthcare recruiters fear for the NHS following Yellowhammer publication

Healthcare recruiters have raised concerns about the NHS losing out on European staff following a no-deal Brexit in the wake of today’s publication of Operation Yellowhammer.

Public sector, Healthcare/Medical 12 September 2019

Club Med launches recruitment drive for winter season

Club Med has launched a recruitment drive for 2,000 English speakers to work at its resorts in the French Alps as part of its winter 2019 recruitment campaign.

Retail, Sales 12 September 2019

Employment figures at odds with hiring confidence among employers

Positive employment data is at odds with low hiring confidence among employers.

10 September 2019

FINANCIALS: Cpl Resources posts rise in profits

Irish workforce solutions group Cpl Resources has seen a 16% increase in net fee income year-on-year, according to results for the year ended 30 June 2019.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 SEPTEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: Beamery, Hela Job, SmashFly Technologies, Storm2, Taylor Root, Teachright

Public sector, Education 9 September 2019

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