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Recruiters warned of potential liability even when party moves off-site

Recruiters who plan to enjoy the holiday season with colleagues at a party or two should take a tip from a recent court case that suggests the party isn’t necessarily over even when off-site or out of the formal work environment.

13 December 2018
Top Award Winners 2018

IRP Awards 2018: The Winners

Individual awards

13 December 2018
Kathy Doran REC

IRP January 2019: Top tips for success

Kathy Doran, director at Morestaff & AllenDay Recruitment, on what makes a sustainable business.

13 December 2018
Karla Keating-Nel

IRP January 2019: Giving something back

Karla Keating-Nel, operations manager at HumanOne, on giving something back.

13 December 2018

Legal update: Opting out of Conduct Regulations

What to do if limited company contractors (LCCs) opt out of the Conduct Regulations.

Legal, HR 13 December 2018

Letters/Web chat: January 2019

Readers’ responses to stories on

Interim recruitment, IT/Telecoms 13 December 2018

Soundbites January 2019

What is the most important characteristic recruiters will need throughout 2019?

13 December 2018

View from the top

How to make your mark as a new MD.

Public sector, Legal 13 December 2018

Alcohol tops addiction list for recruiters

Alcohol, methamphetamine and heroin are the top three addictions for which recruitment professionals are treated at a leading addiction facility in Thailand.

HR 13 December 2018

Ask the expert: January 2019

I hate budgeting. With such uncertainty around Brexit is it even worth doing?

13 December 2018
Alan Furley

Alan Furley: Trust is for life – not just for Christmas

As we try to move through numerous Christmas parties and make a plan into 2019, PR and marketing teams of growing companies across the country will no doubt be looking at raising their employer brand propositions.

13 December 2018

Indeed reveals the search terms most used by jobseekers

The news agenda as well as changes in technology and the structure of labour markets are reflected in an analysis by job site Indeed of search terms used by jobseekers in 2018.

Retail, Transport & logistics 10 December 2018

HOT 100 recruiters share the characteristics needed for 2019

Honesty, the ability to be digital savvy and to innovate due to the changing world of HR, are among the most important traits recruiters will need in 2019.

7 December 2018

Fewer jobseekers as workers opt to stay put, finds Report on Jobs

High employment rates combined with a willingness among workers to stay put has resulted in fewer people looking for jobs.

Recruiters warned to clamp down on inappropriate hugging

Recruiters can be held liable if their consultants fall victim to inappropriate hugging in the workplace.

5 December 2018

Calls for independent body to scrutinise HMRC around loan charge

The government has been urged to consider establishing an independent body to scrutinise the operations of HM Revenue & Customs amid concerns raised around government’s approach to the loan charge.

4 December 2018

TeacherHub joins LB Education Group of recruiters

LB Education Group has expanded its portfolio of education recruitment firms with its investment in TeacherHub.

Public sector, Education 27 November 2018

Appointment gives SThree staff stronger voice

SThree has moved to give staff a greater voice with the appointment of an employee representative non-executive director.

Ask the expert: December 2018

If you were to change one behaviour to improve recruiters’ billings, what would it be?

14 November 2018

Brexit agreement must include deals with countries outside the EU, say recruiters

Any final Brexit deal must enable the UK to do trade deals with countries outside the European Union.

14 November 2018

Letters/Web chat: December 2018

Readers' responses to stories on

14 November 2018

Soundbites December 2018

What’s the secret to creating a great workplace environment?

14 November 2018

IR35 and the private sector

What do the Budget changes mean for contractors (and their clients)?

Public sector, Legal 14 November 2018

Nine defensive habits that can limit a career

It’s a natural human reaction to perceived danger – yet left unchecked, defensiveness can hinder career progression and limit collaboration.

14 November 2018

Happy recruiters = more profits, lower staff turnover

Recruiters that can create happier workplaces gain a competitive advantage over their peers, boosting worker wellbeing, productivity and profits in the process.

7 November 2018

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