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Stride’s speech to ‘Put Brits First’ just one initiative to solve worker shortages

In a major speech to business leaders today [21 May 2024], work and pensions secretary Mel Stride (pictured) has hailed the “huge opportunity” to fill vacancies with unemployed Brits.

21 May 2024

Arden University develops apprenticeship course for NHS trust to address staff shortages

Arden University has developed a Senior Leader Apprenticeship for the health and care sector to help retain and upskill its existing workforce.

Public sector, Social care 21 May 2024

APPOINTMENTS: 20-24 MAY 2024

This week’s appointments include: Acorn by Synergie, Adria Solutions, Remote

Public sector, Marketing 21 May 2024

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 20-24 MAY 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: hireful, Hiring Hub

IT/Telecoms, HR 21 May 2024

Reed acquires Code Nation to improve tech talent solution

Reed Global has acquired Code Nation, a fast-growing independent digital and technical training provider.

REC and IES highlight employers’ needs to recruit and retain the right people

Employers suggest that any changes to public sector employment services should prioritise reform of financial support for new recruits.

16 May 2024

HMRC adds three firms to tax avoidance shame list

HM Revenue & Customs has added today three companies to the existing list of tax avoidance schemes, promoters, enablers and suppliers aiming to ply contract and self-employed workers with their products.

16 May 2024

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 MAY 2024

This week’s appointments include: APSCo, Baltimore Consulting, Gi Group, Heidrick & Struggles, VIQU

Marketing, Social care 15 May 2024

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 MAY 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Apsa, Jobmatch Sweden, Kelly, Mach Recruitment

NEW TO THE MARKET: 13-17 MAY 2024

This week’s new launches include: BSA Group, Engineering @ 365, Hays, jobsforschools, Talentheads

Public sector, Education 15 May 2024

The last word: Alan Furley

Inclusion: as agents of change we must create braver spaces.

IT/Telecoms 8 May 2024

Social recruiting March/April 2024

Recruiters and staff continue to help charities. Here are some examples we’ve seen since the previous Recruiter

AI's revolutionary impact in recruitment

What does hiring look like when we take the human out of the loop? Sue Weekes investigates best practice with the rise of AI in the recruitment process

IT/Telecoms, HR 8 May 2024

Juggling jobs

With people turning to a second job to help with the cost of living, will companies have to deal with more staff moonlighting or double-jobbing?

8 May 2024

Viewpoint: Neurodiversity in recruitment

It’s the time to make a change.

8 May 2024

Tech & Tools May/June 2024

IN FOCUS: The rise and rise of video

Application integration – is it worth the effort?

A good recruitment business operation hinges on three keystone applications – CRM, billing and a financial management system

IT/Telecoms 8 May 2024

Helping employees overcome imposter syndrome

A new role can trigger ‘imposter syndrome’, the feeling of self-doubt experienced by over 60% of UK workers about their work accomplishments. They believe they don’t deserve their jobs or success or that they can never meet others’ expectations. As a result, they feel like imposters or frauds at the workplace – and it doesn’t matter how high you’ve risen in the organisation or if your achievements are staggering. In fact, it’s experienced commonly as we take on more responsibility.

8 May 2024
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Satori Partnership launches to better optimise operations for recruiters

Steve Carter has launched professional services consultancy Satori Partnership.

8 May 2024

Tips for recruiters to spot the double-jobbers

A fraud prevention boss is urging recruitment agencies to be vigilant amid a rise in cases of so-called ‘double jobbing’.

8 May 2024
DeeDee Doke

Editor's leader: May/June 2024

A trip to Parliament several months ago was an exceptional experience.

8 May 2024

Ritu Mohanka joins global HR tech company from IBM

Global HR tech company VONQ has appointed Ritu Mohanka as CEO effective immediately.

IT/Telecoms, HR 7 May 2024

IBM survey finds UK business leaders expect 25% of workforce need to retrain

An IBM survey has found that a large number of UK respondents expect roughly 25% of the workforce would need retraining as a result of artificial intelligence (AI).

APSCo launches manifesto to beat the skills crisis

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has launched its manifesto, calling on political parties to boost the UK’s economic growth by strengthening the labour market.

30 April 2024

UK fraud prevention service reveals rise in dishonest conduct by new recruits

Data sent to Cifas has revealed an increase in new recruits committing dishonest conduct against employers.

IT/Telecoms 30 April 2024
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