Your recruitment business

Chancellor Sunak announces plan to top-up wages this winter

A new ‘winter economy plan’ announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak today (24 September) provides a top-up of workers’ wages covering up to two-thirds of their hours for the next six months.

24 September 2020

Pandemic shows leaders in a more human light

A positive to come out of the Covid-19 crisis has been that business leaders have come across as ‘more human’ to their staff.

24 September 2020

NES Global Talent and Fircroft join together to form NES Fircroft

Engineering and technical talent giants NES Global Talent and the Fircroft Group are joining forces to create a combined entity that will be known as NES Fircroft, the newly formed organisation announced today.

Oil & gas/Energy, Life sciences 23 September 2020

Airswift appoints Manfred to lead digital transformation

Global workforce solutions provider Airswift has appointed Neil Manfred as its new IT director to lead the firm’s digital transformation strategy.

Morgan Hunt unveils new branding and website

Morgan Hunt today has unveiled new branding and new-look website.

Public sector, Social care 23 September 2020

How recruiters can manage a healthcare testing programme

Once offices are again fully opened up, adjusting to Covid-19 poses challenges for recruiters. Marta Kalas offers a solution.

22 September 2020

Five points to ensure your workforce is ‘recession-ready’

With the UK officially in recession, employers are encouraged to consider five urgent questions to ensure their workforce is “recession-ready”.

3 September 2020

Entrepreneur Spencer-Percival moves into life sciences with new venture

Serial entrepreneur David Spencer-Percival (pictured) has launched a new venture, Life Science People, with an initial team of 20 and a personal investment of £2m.

Life sciences 3 September 2020

Encore Personnel to roll out new CRM in October

Encore Personnel will launch its new customer relationship management (CRM) system for enrolling candidates in October, the company has announced.

3 September 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 AUGUST 2020

This week’s new launches include: Fide Careers

Life of VIQU director Barnshaw to be celebrated in 20 August memorial

A celebration of the life of Edward Barnshaw (pictured left), co-director and owner of VIQU Recruitment, who died on 1 August as the result of an accident, is due on 20 August.

IT/Telecoms 11 August 2020

REC commits to Race at Work Charter

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has signed up to the Race at Work Charter, reinforcing its commitment to improve opportunities for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) members of staff.

11 August 2020

Berry Recruitment expands into Wellingborough

Multi-sector recruiter Berry Recruitment has expanded into Wellingborough, Northants, in a strategic move to widen its East Midlands catchment area, the company has announced.

Nano Search & Selection expands into the UK market

A Merseyside recruiter that has been operating exclusively in the US energy storage recruitment market is celebrating its first year of business by expanding into the UK market.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 7 August 2020

OPINION: Seeking leaders with purpose

Employees that are engaged and empowered are also the most productive people, says Sally Bailey.

HR 7 August 2020

FINANCIALS: Adecco revenues fall by more than €2m

Recruitment giant Adecco Group’s half year 2020 revenues dropped by more than €2m (£1.8m) from the same period last year, according to the company’s half-year report released today.

6 August 2020

Cut National Insurance rates to kickstart employment, says REC CEO

The government should cut National Insurance rates to reduce the cost of hiring as one measure to kickstart employment, the CEO of the REC has said.

6 August 2020

Manchester recruiter provides clients with the Golden Egg to success

Flexible payment terms and funded payroll solutions are among the offerings that multi-sector recruiter Golden Egg Recruitment Group says have contributed to a significant increase in its client growth since March.

5 August 2020

ANALYSIS: International contractor recruitment – where’s hot and where’s not?

Covid-19’s impact on the world of international contractor recruitment has certainly been extensive, with travel restrictions causing many projects to be put on hold throughout the last few months.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 5 August 2020

Recruiter Leap29 pays out share scheme windfalls to staff

Thirty employees of recruitment business Leap29 have had cause to celebrate this summer, with windfalls averaging over £27k each as the company issued £833k of share payments.

4 August 2020

Jobs still being created despite recent gloom

Off the back of dismal job news in recent days and weeks, good job news is surfacing in the construction, energy and hospitality sectors with announcements from both government and the private sector.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 4 August 2020

North-West recruiter enjoys summer boom in temp placements

A Birkenhead-headquartered recruitment business reports it is enjoying significant success in placing more temporary workers this summer in driving, logistics, distribution and warehousing jobs than at the same time in previous years.

Retail, Transport & logistics 4 August 2020

iO Associates opens Tampa, Florida office

Tech, digital and engineering staffing specialists iO Associates has opened a new office in Tampa, Florida, headed up by Mark Lloyd (pictured).

APPOINTMENTS: 3-7 AUGUST 2020

This week’s appointments include: Rayner Personnel, Ryalto Group

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 AUGUST 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Coding Ninjas, CV-Library, Hirist, Kingdom Services Group, Recruitly, Robin Recruitment Healthcare

Top