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Labour Party plans to create single ‘worker’ status

Labour has announced plans to give people security in employment with the creation of a single ‘worker’ status.

27 July 2021

Share your recruitment values to create a new culture

Recruiters are invited to help create a recruitment culture to meet the needs of today’s consultants.

27 July 2021

Social recruiting July/August 2021

From climbing Three Peaks, running 100 half marathons and joining 100 other recruiters, you’ve been busy since the last Recruiter...

 

27 July 2021

Special Report - AI: Rise of the machines in recruitment

As the relentless rise of artificial intelligence and machine technology marches on, recruiters need to be both on board but wary of the challenges

IT/Telecoms, HR 27 July 2021

PROFILE: Keith Rosser - Making the world of work safer

Keith Rosser, director at Reed Screening, believes Right to Work checks and hiring must become more digital to increase the safety for workers and jobseekers

27 July 2021

The Workplace: July/August 2021

The days of exclusion or the feeling that you cannot bring your true self into work really should be consigned to the pages of history. The creation of building working environments that are inclusive are new chapters to be written. A place where we celebrate individual differences and ensure that the contributions of everyone are recognised and valued.

27 July 2021

A tribute to HR tech guru Alan Whitford

It was a real shock seeing an announcement on social media that Alan Whitford had sadly passed away on 8 June after a brief battle with cancer. He will be sorely missed.

27 July 2021

REC: ‘strong’ but ‘not complacent’

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation gave Recruiter an exclusive interview.

27 July 2021

Leaders: get the conversation right

A problem only ever exists in the absence of the right conversation’, Tara Ricks, COO of Elite Leaders, quoted at the start of a recent online event for recruitment leaders.

27 July 2021

Kickstart scheme ‘motoring’ says employment minister Davies

The UK government’s youth employment Kickstart Scheme is “really beginning to motor”, placing “around 400” young people per day into new roles, employment minister Mims Davies has told Recruiter.

Editor's Leader July/August 2021

You could not operate in the burgeoning recruitment tech world of the millennium without knowing Alan Whitford.

 

27 July 2021

Investing in talent pays off, says Gartner

Organisations that balanced workforce costs savings with targeted talent investments outpaced others that solely focused on cost reduction.

20 July 2021

Collaborate to battle labour shortages and ‘pingdemics’ say recruiters

UK worker shortages and ongoing Covid-19 crises are calling for more collaboration so that various sectors can bounce back.

GSK to create 5,000 new jobs at Stevenage

Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is looking to extend its Stevenage hub in a move that is set to create up to 5,000 new jobs.

Life sciences, Engineering 20 July 2021

Grocery delivery firm Beelivery to create 50,000 UK jobs

An on-demand grocery delivery business has announced that it is aiming to recruit 50,000 people across the UK, according to news site Bdaily News.

Halfords launches recruitment drive for 700 jobs

UK biking and automotive specialist Halfords is looking to create hundreds of jobs across the country.

Is government in ‘secret’ talks to find non-UK HGV drivers?

The Department for Transport is currently engaged in “secret” talks about temporary visas for non-UK HGV drivers.

Transport & logistics 15 July 2021

EY hires Ramsay and Foden to form recruitment dream team

Samantha Ramsay and Rebecca Foden have joined professional services firm EY in senior leadership roles.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 5-9 JULY 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Jepson Holt, King Recruit, Recruitment Entrepreneur, Six Degrees Legal

Legal, Executive search 8 July 2021

Furloughs ‘played their part’ but time to move forward, says Davies

Employment minister Mims Davies says furloughs have “played their part” in putting “a handbrake on the economy” and keeping people employed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

5 July 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 5-9 JULY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles, Fedcap Employment, JA Worldwide, RBW Consulting

Lidl, McDonald's and AFC Energy create new jobs in the UK

Lidl plans to open 50 new stores this year, creating 2,000 new jobs in the process. Also adding jobs in the thousands in the UK and Ireland is fast food giant McDonald’s, which will add 20,000 jobs this year.

Retail, Oil & gas/Energy 24 June 2021

All systems go for sunnier outlook on UK economy

“It’s all systems go” – that’s how CBI senior economist Martin Sartorius described expectations for the UK economy, going from 2021 into 2022.

24 June 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 21-25 JUNE 2021

This week’s new launches include: Crest Nicholson, PeopleHawk

IT/Telecoms, HR 22 June 2021

Recruitment bodies welcome delay to in-person RTW checks

Recruitment’s trade bodies have welcomed the government’s decision to delay the return of in-person right-to-work (RTW) checks until 1 September, but both also are urging the permanent retention of digital checks.

HR 21 June 2021
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