Temporary workforce

Whizz down and zip start your new career across the Thames

City centre zip wire business Zip Now London is seeking to hire 50 new staff ahead of its summer season on London’s South Bank.

Hospitality/Leisure 18 April 2019

Loose Woman Adams case again highlights faults in IR35 legislation

Presenter and journalist Kaye Adams has won an IR35 Tribunal appeal case against HM Revenue & Customs.

Creative/Digital/Media 17 April 2019

Agency workers fight claim against staffing agency and Royal Mail

A law firm is pursuing a group action campaign against Angard Staffing Solutions and Royal Mail Group.

Legal, HR 17 April 2019

EU rules provide for greater protection for gig workers

The European Parliament has approved new EU rules aimed at providing greater protections for gig economy workers.

Retail, Agriculture 17 April 2019

Record levels of employment give employers and recruiters new challenges

Unemployment continued to fall, while the number of people in work remained at record levels in the quarter to February, according to official figures.

Retail, Executive search 16 April 2019

Midlands transport firm on the look-out for drivers

A Midlands-based provider of urgent or sensitive transport is planning to create up to 40 new jobs.

Transport & logistics 16 April 2019

Off-payroll rules and loan charge take centre stage in Parliament and for recruiters

Controversial off-payroll rules remain a concern for recruiters a year away from their implementation in the private sector.

Public sector 8 April 2019

Loot gives handouts to top customer services people to recruit staff

Contactless Mastercard firm Loot is using a recruitment mix of job board advertising, linking up with universities and referral cards in a bid to fill 50 new roles.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 1-5 APRIL 2019

This week’s launches include: 3R, Iconic Resourcing, Roc Search, Sparta Global, Treylance

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 1 April 2019

Recruiters, be aware of outsourced workers legal ruling

Recruiters have been urged to be aware of the rights of outsourced workers following a ruling handed down by the High Court earlier this week.

No surprise hiring sentiment is down, reveals JobsOutlook survey

Plummeting hiring confidence among employers is no surprise, according to the CEO of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Public sector, Social care 27 March 2019

Recruiters give cautious welcome for radical measures to plug healthcare workforce gap

Recruiters have given a cautious welcome to proposals set out in a new report on how to avert the UK’s impending healthcare workforce crisis.

Public sector, Social care 21 March 2019

HMRC should never have gone ahead with ‘slam dunk’ Lorraine Kelly IR35 case

After HMRC lost an IR35 Tribunal case against TV presenter Lorraine Kelly yesterday, industry experts have said that HMRC never had a strong case and shouldn’t have gone ahead with it.

Hospitality/Leisure 21 March 2019
Profit

FINANCIALS: Contract gross profit gives SThree ‘encouraging’ start to year

International STEM staffing business SThree has made an “encouraging” start to the year, with gross profit up 9% year-on-year.

15 March 2019

Is a multi-layered world of work the new way to go?

Will more and more job hunters be hungry for zero-hours contracts in 2019? Oliver Shaw, CEO of Cascade HR, offers his thoughts…

12 March 2019

100 Maze Masters hired for West End attraction

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience London has hired 100 new Maze Masters for its venture in London’s West End.
 

Hospitality/Leisure 12 March 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 MARCH 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Hibob, JobAdder, Minstrell Recruitment, Nodal Labs, Operam Education Group, Quanta, Staffline

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 MARCH 2019

This week’s launches include: AMS, Beatmysalary, eTeach, Freelancer.com, HR GO, impoyable, La French Tech, PIXID, Robert Walters Group 

Brexit concerns continue to hit hiring and staff availability

Uncertainty around Brexit continues to weigh heavily on hiring and staff availability, according to the latest KPMG and Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’.

Retail, Social care 8 March 2019

Government to unify labour enforcement bodies

The government has announced plans for a single labour market enforcement body, bringing several enforcement bodies under one roof.

7 March 2019

Consultation opens on off-payroll rules in private sector

The government has opened its consultation on implementing off-payroll working rules from April 2020.

5 March 2019

Deliveroo CEO backs ‘unicorn visa’ proposal

The CEO of online food delivery company Deliveroo has backed proposals to create a ‘unicorn visa’, giving companies immediate access to the elusive skills they need to grow.

Club Med turns to agencies to help recruit more Brits

Club Med is adding agencies to its recruitment mix in a bid to attract more British applicants to work at its resorts.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 MARCH 2019

This week’s launches include: CV-Library, FindYourFlex, MyPeople Group, The Access Group, The Linked Inn, Walmsley Wilkinson Associates

Confidence in UK economy falls to JobsOutlook low

Employer confidence in the prospects for the UK economy has plunged to a new low, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Marketing & Sales, Retail 27 February 2019

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