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Recruiters see benefits of their staff taking full lunch break

The adage made famous in the 1987 film Wall Street that ‘lunch is for wimps’ doesn’t appear to hold true in the recruitment sector.

8 February 2019

Report finds the UK top of M&A deals globally in recruitment sector

Brexit uncertainty has failed to put a dampener on M&A activity in the recruitment sector, with the UK ranked number one globally for M&A transactions in 2018, according to a new report.

7 February 2019

Pimento offers marketing agencies chance to put staff on transfer loan

A virtual recruitment agency has hit upon an innovative way of enabling marketing professionals to swap marketing agency but subsequently return to their employer.

Marketing, HR 6 February 2019

Four-point action plan for hard/no-deal Brexit

Winston Green, partner at Irwin Mitchell, outlines key issues that could affect recruitment businesses in the case of a hard/no-deal Brexit.

Legal 24 January 2019

Jobs ad parodying the PM attracts millions of views

A London-based production company has produced a jobs ad involving the Prime Minister that has gone viral.

Dutch mystery guests aim to name and shame discriminatory recruitment

The Dutch capital city of Amsterdam plans to launch a new initiative that uses ‘mystery guests’ to identify companies guilty of discrimination when recruiting staff.

HR 17 January 2019
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Gaining the benefits edge

Making your company stand out from others is key to attracting top talent. Colin Cottell looks into the benefits of benefits

14 November 2018
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Upstart: I get knocked down, but I get up again

Career Bureau’s Andrew McGeorge (above, right) is recruitment’s very own Rocky Balboa...

14 November 2018

UK government leads countries to tackle modern slavery in the supply chain

The US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and the UK have developed a set of principles for nations to adopt in a bid to tackle modern slavery in global supply chains.

26 September 2018

Sell candidates the personal experience, not company history

Recruiters should resist inundating candidates with information about their company and focus on what it’s like for employees working there, delegates at global research and advisory firm Gartner’s ReimagineHR Summit 2018 have been told.

6 September 2018

Women not quite on board to reach government target

While making some progress, Britain’s company boards have some way to go to meet the government’s 33% target for women appointed by 2020.

28 June 2018

Recruiters slam FTSE firms’ excuses over women board appointments

Recruiters have slammed excuses offered up by bosses for not appointing women to FTSE 350 company boards.

Executive search 31 May 2018

Social media exit won’t hit recruitment, says Wetherspoons

Wetherspoons doesn’t think it will regret removing social media from its recruitment marketing mix.

18 April 2018
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Blockchain technology: New kid on the block

The application of blockchain technology in recruitment is only in its infancy, but many believe it is just a matter of time before it drives real change in the industry.

16 April 2018
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Leaving London: Are workers really abandoning the capital?

It’s a no-brainer for many people in their 30s and 40s looking to start or grow a family.

16 April 2018

Australian ‘Anglo Saxon’ job ad taken down

An Australian telecommunications company has taken down a job advert for a retail consultant role expressing a preference for ‘Anglo Saxon’ applicants.

Retail, IT/Telecoms 13 April 2018

Employers still uncertain about hiring, says JobsOutlook

Employer confidence in the UK economy is showing no signs of improvement, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

28 March 2018

Sponsored: Why is PEO growing in popularity?

Luke Shannon-Little, MD of Ship Shape Pay explains what’s behind the success of PEO 

Duties of hospitality: We must protect our workers

The recent reports of workers allegedly being sexually harassed at the Presidents Club has thrust the hospitality sector under the microscope.

Hospitality/Leisure 14 February 2018

Recruiters call for government to give clarity on immigration now

As evidence emerges EU talent is spurning the UK for other European countries, recruiters have backed calls from the CBI for government to give much greater clarity on post-Brexit immigration plans.

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 5 February 2018

Recruiters sceptical over leaked Doomsday Brexit economic document

Recruiters are sceptical over a leaked document showing the UK economy will be hit no matter what Brexit deal is struck.

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Industry calls for rethink after apprentice numbers plummet

Industry experts are calling for a rethink of the government’s Apprenticeship Levy scheme after the latest figures revealed a dramatic fall in those applying for places.

Hiring managers still not trained in unconscious bias, finds Adecco

More than one in three organisations are not training hiring managers to avoid unconscious bias, according to research by Adecco.

20 November 2017

Five ways to help your people find their purpose

Irrelevant of whether your organisation employs one, 10, 100s or 1000s of people, the businesses racing ahead are the ones who are focused on helping your people find their purpose, both professionally and personally.

HR 17 November 2017
Technology, employer brand and social recruiting are all hot topics from the latest membership survey from The FIRM (Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers).

Getting inside in-house recruiters

Technology, employer brand and social recruiting are all hot topics from the latest membership survey from The FIRM (Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers).

14 November 2017

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