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Stride’s speech to ‘Put Brits First’ just one initiative to solve worker shortages

In a major speech to business leaders today [21 May 2024], work and pensions secretary Mel Stride (pictured) has hailed the “huge opportunity” to fill vacancies with unemployed Brits.

21 May 2024

HBM Learning secures loan from Rosebud Finance to blossom

Lytham-based specialist recruitment agency and training provider HBM Learning has secured a £15k loan from Lancashire County Council’s Rosebud Finance.

Public sector, Education 21 May 2024


This week’s appointments include: Acorn by Synergie, Adria Solutions, Remote

Public sector, Marketing 21 May 2024


This week’s new launches include: Buchanan Law, Robert Half

Legal, Executive search 21 May 2024

Reed acquires Code Nation to improve tech talent solution

Reed Global has acquired Code Nation, a fast-growing independent digital and technical training provider.

REC and IES highlight employers’ needs to recruit and retain the right people

Employers suggest that any changes to public sector employment services should prioritise reform of financial support for new recruits.

16 May 2024

HMRC adds three firms to tax avoidance shame list

HM Revenue & Customs has added today three companies to the existing list of tax avoidance schemes, promoters, enablers and suppliers aiming to ply contract and self-employed workers with their products.

16 May 2024

Bluestones Group announces multi-brand acquisition

Bluestones Investment Group has announced a multi-brand acquisition deal for the PACE Investments Group’s recruitment businesses.


This week’s appointments include: APSCo, Baltimore Consulting, Gi Group, Heidrick & Struggles, VIQU

Marketing, Social care 15 May 2024


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Apsa, Jobmatch Sweden, Kelly, Mach Recruitment


This week’s new launches include: BSA Group, Engineering @ 365, Hays, jobsforschools, Talentheads

Public sector, Education 15 May 2024

The last word: Alan Furley

Inclusion: as agents of change we must create braver spaces.

IT/Telecoms 8 May 2024

My brilliant recruitment career: Andrew Welsh

Andrew Welsh is CEO and founder of Meraki Talent

Social recruiting March/April 2024

Recruiters and staff continue to help charities. Here are some examples we’ve seen since the previous Recruiter

AI's revolutionary impact in recruitment

What does hiring look like when we take the human out of the loop? Sue Weekes investigates best practice with the rise of AI in the recruitment process

IT/Telecoms, HR 8 May 2024

Juggling jobs

With people turning to a second job to help with the cost of living, will companies have to deal with more staff moonlighting or double-jobbing?

8 May 2024

Soundbites: May/June 2024

What benefits do you offer to attract new talent and retain the talent you have?

8 May 2024

Viewpoint: Neurodiversity in recruitment

It’s the time to make a change.

8 May 2024

Tech & Tools May/June 2024

IN FOCUS: The rise and rise of video

Application integration – is it worth the effort?

A good recruitment business operation hinges on three keystone applications – CRM, billing and a financial management system

IT/Telecoms 8 May 2024

Business Advice: Embracing AI – essential for recruitment sales success

Ignoring AI today is like ignoring the internet in the early 90s.

8 May 2024

Helping employees overcome imposter syndrome

A new role can trigger ‘imposter syndrome’, the feeling of self-doubt experienced by over 60% of UK workers about their work accomplishments. They believe they don’t deserve their jobs or success or that they can never meet others’ expectations. As a result, they feel like imposters or frauds at the workplace – and it doesn’t matter how high you’ve risen in the organisation or if your achievements are staggering. In fact, it’s experienced commonly as we take on more responsibility.

8 May 2024
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Satori Partnership launches to better optimise operations for recruiters

Steve Carter has launched professional services consultancy Satori Partnership.

8 May 2024

Tips for recruiters to spot the double-jobbers

A fraud prevention boss is urging recruitment agencies to be vigilant amid a rise in cases of so-called ‘double jobbing’.

8 May 2024
DeeDee Doke

Editor's leader: May/June 2024

A trip to Parliament several months ago was an exceptional experience.

8 May 2024