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Recruiters urged to make their leave policy fair to all with requisite notice

As consultants up and down the country take a summer break, Recruiter spoke to employment lawyers to find out what needs to go into an employer’s holiday leave policy to be fair to everyone.

HR 14 August 2018

Top Cat rules A1 Locums on International Cat Day

In honour of International Cat Day, Recruiter spoke to a recruitment agency that has a feline receptionist.

No-deal Brexit a disaster for recruiters, warn lawyers

A no-deal Brexit would cause chaos for recruiters, leaving agencies and workers in limbo, lawyers have warned.

6 August 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 AUGUST 2018

This week’s appointments include: Adia, Ashridge Group, Eames Consulting Group, ManpowerGroup, Next Ventures, Orcid Partnership, Shiftboard, TFS Healthcare, Xpertise Recruitment

Three ways to build the recruiter of the future

Recruitment leaders of tomorrow need to be agile, flexible and empowering, says Carole Gaskell of Full Potential Group.

HR 2 August 2018

Firm’s rigorous testing concludes HMRC’s CEST claims are ‘woefully incorrect’

HMRC’s Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool has been slammed as “hopelessly unreliable” and “biased” following testing of the tool by online contractor portal ContractorCalculator.

1 August 2018

CONTRACTS: 30 JULY – 3 AUGUST 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: AnyGood?, Cordant Cleaning, Liberty Vets, NRG, PeopleDoc, Ultimate Software

Recruiting from overseas post-Brexit

Damon Culbert of the Immigration Advice Service advises recruiters and businesses on hiring talent from abroad post-Brexit.

30 July 2018

FINANCIALS: RTC Group reveals rise in revenue and profit

RTC Group has seen group revenue increase 17% year-on-year, according to interim results for the six months to 30 June 2018.

Seven lessons business leaders can learn from Gareth Southgate

Despite being knocked out at the World Cup semi-final stage, the England manager can teach business leaders a thing or two, says Jeremy Snape at Sporting Edge

HR, Hospitality/Leisure 26 July 2018

Recruiter MBN’s bid to become plastic free

Data science & analytics, technology and digital staffing specialist MBN is making great strides toward going plastic free.

20 July 2018
Insight Barometer

Taking recruitment's temperature

What are the major issues that recruiters are experiencing? The Recruitment Sector Barometer reveals the main challenges.

20 July 2018

Soundbites August 2018

How will the freeing up of Tier 2 places affect your business?

20 July 2018

Letters: August 2018

Readers' responses to stories on recruiter.co.uk.

Public sector, HR 20 July 2018
Cjon Enoch

Under Forward Role's wing

Recruitment start-ups are nothing new, but a recruiter helping non-recruitment businesses start up and flourish is a radical concept. Colin Cottell met the directors in Manchester to find out more

Raining Arrows

Taking a risk: contractor insurance

As with most insurances, although you pay, pay, pay and rarely get anything back, if you’re a recruiter, freelancer or contractor and you get sued, you’ll be glad you took out professional indemnity insurance. Roisin Woolnough investigates

Alex Arnot

Ask the expert: August 2018

Are consultants who bill more than £500k a year born or made? And how do I get them?

20 July 2018
Greg Allen

Gregory Allen: Culture eats strategy for breakfast

Culture is becoming the biggest draw for candidates.

20 July 2018

Start-up of the Month: Career Cafe Coach

New business coaches jobseekers back into work.

HR 20 July 2018

Cielo Talent Rising Summit: Talk more informally to talent to gain trust

The falling level of trust in society between individuals and large institutions and brands means that organisations must change their approach to communicating with talent, says Thimon de Jong, director of Whetston, a consultancy specialising in future human behaviour and business strategy.

20 July 2018

Unemployment falls again with employment reaching record high

The UK’s employment rate has reached a record high, while unemployment has remained at levels not seen since the mid-1970s.

17 July 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 JULY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Arch Apprentices, Hays, IPSE, Route1 International, Staffline, TeacherActive, Tile Hill Interim Management

APPOINTMENTS: 23-27 JULY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Adzuna, Berry Recruitment, BWD, Dynamite Recruitment, Eames, Green Park, Resource Solutions, Sevenstep, Snag, Source Technology, virtualDCS

Recruiters call for flexible points-based immigration system post-Brexit

Recruiters have called on government to introduce a flexible points-based immigration system when the UK leaves the European Union.

13 July 2018

Former Apprentice contestant Shah expands agency

The Apprentice 2017 contestant and recruiter Sajan Shah’s agency Talent 4 Tomorrow has already moved to larger premises and expanded beyond its initial remit of graduate recruitment.

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