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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

Is this the sweetest job of all time? We’re not taking the biscuit

Is pudding your favourite part of a meal? Then we have the perfect role for you.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 30 August 2019

Brexit still dampening employer confidence despite hiring demands

Employer confidence in the UK economy remains low amid continued Brexit uncertainty.

Public sector, Social care 28 August 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.

Off-payroll tax protesters take campaign to Westminster

Recruiter met members of the Stop The Off-Payroll Tax campaign at a protest rally in London yesterday.

10 July 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 8-12 JULY 2019

This week’s launches include: Applied, Fircroft Group, Harnham, Holiday Staff, Understanding Recruitment, Wren Kitchens

Retail, Oil & gas/Energy 10 July 2019

Midlands agency helps bring down modern slavery gang

A recruitment agency co-operated with authorities to bring a major modern slavery network to justice.

8 July 2019

Guide millionaire music lover at festivals and get paid £5k a time!

Would you like to spend your weekends away from your day job in recruitment at some of the country’s top festivals?

Hospitality/Leisure 8 July 2019

Recruiters, beware of third-party sexual harassment claims

Recruiters will need to review policies on how they tackle third-party sexual harassment should new proposals outlined by government earlier this week come into force.

5 July 2019

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