Temporary workforce

Homesitters seeks flexible workers to home and pet sit across the UK

Nationwide pet and home sitting company Homesitters is on the hunt for older people to work for them as home and pet sitters across the UK.

Hospitality/Leisure 16 August 2019

FINANCIALS: UK contributes to rise in revenue and GP at Hudson Global

Global talent solutions company Hudson Global has recorded a rise in revenue and gross profit for the second quarter to 30 June 2019.

Keep your head down advice to Hong Kong contractors

Overseas contractors have been urged to keep a low profile and resist taking part in ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

15 August 2019

Big talking point: Training for temps

The REC has launched a petition to end the scandal of locking temporary workers out of the Apprenticeship Levy system. Here’s why it matters

Pay attention to contingent workforce

HR should take more responsibility for driving the contingent workforce agenda and tailor employer branding to meet specific needs of contract and temporary workers.

HR 13 August 2019

Freelance organisations demand halt to private sector legislation

Organisations have written an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Sajid Javid calling on them to stop new contractor legislation in the private sector.

13 August 2019

ONS figures show employment up, but vacancies starting to shrink

The number of people in employment has hit a record high, according official figures.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 AUGUST 2019

This week’s launches include: C4S Search, CareNow, Challenge-trg Group, Cross Country Locums, Exam Results Helpline, Investigo Consulting Solutions, NonStop Recruitment, QA, Qdos, Quanta Consultancy Services, rhi

Recruiters offer helping hand to get EU agency workers through the Brexit mire

In an effort to allay fears over the future situation in the UK, recruiters are reaching out to EU agency workers.

9 August 2019

Hiring activity remains subdued despite increase in demand for staff

Ongoing political and economic uncertainty contributed to subdued hiring activity in July, according to the latest KPMG and Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’.

FINANCIALS: Technology and legal issues keep Gattaca’s overall profits flat

Net fee income for engineering and technology recruiter Gattaca has been flat year-on-year, according to a trading update for the year to 31 July 2019.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 6 August 2019

Garden centre’s recruitment drive for Santa and his little helpers begins

It may still be 142 days until Christmas but that hasn’t stopped the Brigg Garden Centre in Lincolnshire beginning its annual recruitment drive for Santa and his little helpers to work at the centre this festive season.

Hospitality/Leisure 5 August 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 5-9 AUGUST 2019

This week’s appointments include: BWD, Eames Consulting Group, HRC Recruitment, Macildowie, Optionis Group, Pedersen & Partners, Protocol, SThree

Antiques retailer looks to recruit its own David Dickinson

Do you have an eye for a right bobby dazzler? Then step this way because we have the perfect role for you.

Hospitality/Leisure 26 July 2019

Three suspected human traffickers arrested in Luton

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after a major operation targeting a suspected organised crime group.

25 July 2019

Contractors will turn to umbrella companies thanks to IR35 changes

Most recruiters anticipate umbrella company usage to soar in response to changes to IR35 in the private sector.

25 July 2019

Calculate agency workers’ holiday correctly, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been urged to ensure they calculate agency workers’ holiday pay properly.

22 July 2019

Recruiters claim clients unaware of off-payroll rules in private sector

Less than half of recruiters think their clients are aware that off-payroll rules are set to be extended into the private sector from next April.

22 July 2019

Recruiters need to be aware of sick pay proposals or risk fines

Recruiters have been warned to be alive to government proposals that could see millions of workers receive statutory sick pay (SSP) for the first time or risk being fined.

HR 17 July 2019

Netflix seeks extras for new drama series in Scotland

Do you fancy yourself as somewhat of a thespian and have a few days to spare?

NEW TO THE MARKET: 15-19 JULY 2019

This week’s launches include: Eight Legal, Frank Recruitment Group, Grant Thornton UK, Hogan Assessments

Legal, IT/Telecoms 15 July 2019

Insight: Skill-short contractor hotspots that can connect the world

With increasing skills shortages in a number of regions across the globe, where should agencies be looking to place international contractors?

Countdown to IR35 legislation in the private sector begins

The countdown to the extension of controversial rules extending off-payroll rules into the private sector has begun in earnest following government’s publication of draft legislation yesterday.

12 July 2019

Syft rewards workers with cash bonus

Syft is rewarding its workers with a one-off cash bonus following the flexible staffing platform’s recent acquisition by global job search engine Indeed.

11 July 2019

Reputation as great place to work enhanced with award wins

Winning two of Recruiter’s Investing in Talent Awards really strengthened the company’s reputation as a great place to work, according to Jabrien Bains, head of talent acquisition, UK, at Morgan McKinley.

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