Workplace

Four recruiters make it into list of best mid-sized companies to work for

Four recruiters have made The Sunday Times ‘Best 100 Mid Companies to Work For’ 2020 list.

21 February 2020

Recruiters warned of tribunal risk when signing off workers with stress

Recruiters have been warned of the risk of being brought before a tribunal if they dismiss staff who are deemed to have a disability after they have been signed off with stress.

Healthcare/Medical 28 October 2019

Employers overlook training for contingent workers

UK employers are overlooking the training needs of contingent workers, according to global skills organisation City & Guilds Group.

5 September 2019

Most annoying colleagues tend to be called ‘Sue’ or ‘John’

Are you annoyed by a ‘Sue’ or a ‘John’ at your agency? You’re not on your own, if research from Instaprint is anything to go by.

2 September 2019

Recruiters face having to invest in technology that cuts access to email

Recruiters may have to invest in technology that automatically cuts staff access to email should Ireland introduce rules granting workers the right to switch off from work-related emails outside office hours.

27 August 2019

Canine colleagues brighten up recruiters’ offices

As it’s Bring Your Dog to Work Day, Recruiter is showcasing some of the canine consultants lifting the spirits of staff at agencies across the country including a ‘top dog’, a ‘chief slobberation officer’ and a trio of ‘chief barketing officers’.

21 June 2019

Is our health paying the price for flexibility?

In the latest article on the future of the workplace, Lenna Thompson, associate director for Broster Buchanan Talent Solutions, says the wellbeing and mental health of employees cannot be ignored.

HR 25 March 2019

Sponsored: Who’s leading the way in ensuring disabled talent is fulfilled at work?

In these times of economic and political instability, now more than ever before we need to hear from business leaders who continue to lead the way within their organisations and have made a real impact in the lives of disabled people

Marketing 25 March 2019

International Women’s Day: women urge industry to embrace flexible working

The recruitment agency sector has been urged to up its game in embracing flexible working this International Women’s Day.

8 March 2019

Flexible working for all a great idea in an ideal world, say recruiters

Although broadly supportive, recruiters have questioned the practicalities of a recommendation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

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Flexible workspace freedom

Recruiters are big users of shared workspaces, enjoying the flexibility they offer. Colin Cottell and Greg Pitcher investigate

19 July 2017

Don’t have a ruff day – bring your dog to work

It’s Bring Your Dog to Work Day, so to celebrate Recruiter trotted round the corner and spoke to consultants at Farringdon-based Profiles Creative about their part-time resident pooch, French bulldog Pudding.

Rec-to-rec 23 June 2017

Suits you – or does it? Goodman Masson brings in relaxed dress code

Goodman Masson’s new dress code reflects the nature of the changing workplace, according to the financial recruiter’s CEO Guy Hayward.

Staffline remains tight-lipped over reported bid for NHS Professionals

Staffline Group says it is unable to comment over reports linking the staffing and employability firm with a bid to take a controlling stake in NHS Professionals.

Deliveroo changes courier contract following MPs’ criticism

Deliveroo has made changes to its contract for its couriers. The move follows MPs’ criticism of contracts of workers employed in the gig economy.

12 May 2017

Taylor urges employers to think about job security and quality of work

Bad jobs are detrimental to UK productivity and worker wellbeing, according to the head of a government review into the gig economy.

10 May 2017

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Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry: 10-14 April 2017

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APPOINTMENTS: 10-14 April 2017

Latest appointments for week of 10-14 April 2017

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