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Unions launch passport to support disabled people in work

The TUC and the GMB union have launched a new disability passport to help disabled people, who find themselves out of work or switch employers, access support they need.

25 February 2019

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

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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How your personality fits friendships at work

Having friends at work encourages productivity, employee retention, job satisfaction, team cohesion and much more, including personal growth and emotional support.

13 November 2017

Unemployment remains at record levels low despite Brexit uncertainty

UK unemployment remains at record levels, according to official data released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.

Terrorism big risk factor for firms sending workers abroad

Global terrorism features prominently among the biggest risks facing recruiters and other firms sending workers overseas, according to findings from global mobility specialist Santa Fe Relocation.

18 October 2017

ASA concludes PaymentSense job ad ‘not misleading’

The Advertising Standards Authority has not upheld a complaint against a job ad placed by merchant service provider PaymentSense for a field sales agent in Stratford.

Sales 4 October 2017

Start-up of the Month: Daniel Lewis Law

The eponymous ex-director of Longbridge Law on his new venture, Daniel LewIs Law.

Legal 19 September 2017

New data use drives finding future talent

Using data in innovative and intelligent ways will drive talent search.

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2017

Making your employer brand stand out

Recruiters are facing a cocktail of pressures that makes an effective employer brand increasingly important.

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2017

Japanese deals in UK recruiters on the up

Japanese corporates are increasingly looking to acquire established UK recruitment businesses.

Budget specifically to manage company culture

How can organisations build a successful internal culture? Budget for one, says an HR expert.

HR 7 September 2017

Government fund to boost Britain’s jobs in coastal towns

Thousands more jobs are set to be created across towns and cities along Britain’s coastline.

6 September 2017
Toby Holt and Amanda Hesketh

Start-up of the Month: Hesketh James

Ex-Kellan directors Toby Holt and Amanda Hesketh have joined force to launch the Manchester-based hospitality recruitment agency.
 

Hospitality/Leisure 15 August 2017

ASA upholds complaint against Guardian Recruiters website

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint made against newspaper the Guardian’s recruitment website querying whether a comparison it made between itself and charityjob.co.uk was verifiable.

Charity & not-for-profit 9 August 2017
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Start-up of the Month

Start-up of the Month: Secretary Affairs
 

Capgemini extols virtues of degree apprenticeships

Introducing a degree apprenticeship has helped Capgemini cut recruitment spend, reduce attrition and helped develop the talent of the future.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including Alder Training, Bright Network, Charlton Morris, Cross Country Healthcare, Harvey Nash, Hays, PAT Management, Peach Recruitment, Regenda, Workforce Recruitment

Public sector, Social care 3 July 2017

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