Temporary workforce

My Brilliant Recruitment Career – Sarah Ellwood

Sarah Ellwood is MD at Supertemps and S2 Recruitment

25 January 2021

Contractors cite IR35 lack of clarity

A new survey of more than 3,300 contractors has flagged continuing confusion, frustration and lack of preparation for the impending introduction of Off-Payroll legislation to the private sector this April.

12 January 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 JANUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Focus Management Consultants, Four Recruitment, Harvey Nash Group, Pedersen & Partners, Remote, Timewise

Retail, Transport & logistics 12 January 2021

The ultimate stay-at-home role: slipper testers required

Snagging a job that keeps your feet nice and cosy is one thing – but finding one that can promise that and be done from home is quite another.

Retail 11 January 2021

REC lobbying wins injections for frontline agency staff

Frontline agency staff must be included in vaccination plans of NHS Trusts in England from Monday, following instructions from NHS England.

Retail, Public sector 8 January 2021

Marketing group IPG selects Worksome to manage freelance talent

Online recruitment and freelance platform Worksome has been selected by the Interpublic Group (IPG) to manage its freelance requirement from the Worksome platform.

End-clients fail to update contractors over IR35 reforms

A specialist tax, IR35 and insurance adviser is warning that businesses affected by IR35 reforms could face contractor walkouts if they fail to inform contractors of their strategy to deal with the changes.

7 January 2021

Retail, hospitality and leisure firms to get £9k lockdown grants

Businesses in retail, hospitality and leisure are to receive new one-off grants worth up to £9k, in the wake of the latest national lockdowns announced yesterday [4 January], Chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 5 January 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 JANUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Butler Rose, Charisma Charity Recruitment, Eames Consulting Group, Sovereign Housing Association

GLAA gives poultry workers 10-point checklist

A new 10-point checklist for workers in the UK poultry industry has been developed by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) to help them understand their rights in the workplace and spot the signs of labour exploitation.

Agriculture 18 December 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 7-11 DECEMBER 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Cpl UK

Public sector, Executive search 8 December 2020

Calls for freelance commissioner to champion the sector

Organisations for freelancers and the self-employed have called on the government to appoint someone to champion the sector.

Interim recruitment 4 December 2020

Profile: Right move at the right Momenta

Entrepreneur and Momenta founder Richard Stevens has an uncanny ability to predict emerging trends and then capitalise on them. Roisin Woolnough found out more

1 December 2020

Shore Group secures £20m funding from Santander

The Shore Group, a Hove-based recruitment agency, has arranged an invoice finance facility from Santander UK to help its growth plans.

Government consults recruiters on proposal to ban movement of care home temps

Recruiters have until midday next Monday [23 November] to respond to a government consultation launched last Friday [13 November] on a proposal to ban temporary staff from moving between care homes.

Social care, Healthcare/Medical 18 November 2020

Treasury to clear up confusion with IR35 changes

Recent confusion around the status of umbrella companies in relation to the role of intermediaries in upcoming changes in IR35 should soon be cleared up, according to a written tax policy update issued last week.

17 November 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: CV-Library, The Recruitment Crowd

IT/Telecoms, Hospitality/Leisure 17 November 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: ManpowerGroup, The HT Group

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 10 November 2020
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Perm jobs hit, temp billings up says Report on Jobs

A renewed drop in permanent staff appointments occurred in October as Covid-19 case numbers weighed heavily on recruitment plans, according to the latest KPMG and REC UK Report on Jobs survey.

5 November 2020

Clause in IR35 makes umbrellas redundant and makes agencies the ‘fee-payer’

An “errant clause” in the controversial off-payroll legislation that is due to be implemented next April has redefined ‘intermediaries’ and now appears to make the use of payment intermediaries redundant, according to IR35 expert Dave Chaplin.

8 October 2020

Cocktail connoisseur or workplace bully? Two new roles to apply for

Are you a connoisseur of cocktails? Or perhaps, are you a (thankfully) out of work bully?

HR, Hospitality/Leisure 8 October 2020

Staffline companies awarded new and extended contracts

Staffline has won new and extended contracts, the recruitment and training group announced today.

Retail, Public sector 5 October 2020

New owners and management at TEAM network

The Employment Agents Movement (TEAM) has new owners and leaders for the first time since the network was launched 25 years ago.

Executive search 5 October 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: reative Mettle Recruitment, Frontline Recruitment, MyKindaFuture, National Grid

Marketing, Oil & gas/Energy 5 October 2020

Outlook not all gloom and doom post-Covid, says economist

Despite job losses, floundering businesses and Brexit, the economic outlook for the UK over the next 18 months is brighter than some might think.

Retail, Transport & logistics 1 October 2020
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