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Recruiter Awards 2021: A week to go – can anyone top three awards?

There is still time to enter the recruitment industry’s most prestigious awards, with the deadline extended to this Friday, 29 January 2021.

22 January 2021

Consilium Recruit wins maritime tech project in Belfast Harbour

UK recruitment company Consilium Recruit has secured a deal to work on a project that aims to decarbonise maritime transport.

Breedon Consulting and ER Recruitment announce formal partnership

East Midlands HR company Breedon Consulting has announced a formal partnership with ER Recruitment to offer a full scope of HR, recruitment, and learning & development services.

Executive search, HR 20 January 2021

Recruitment specialist Archer buys Nexus Recruitment Group

Nexus, a national recruitment group based in Portishead, has been acquired by recruitment specialist Paul Archer in a deal led by Ince Metcalfes.

Recruiters offer employees help on Blue Mondays and beyond

Recruiters are taking even greater strides to improve the mental health work of their employees in light of Covid-19 this Blue Monday.

19 January 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 JANUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Bishopsgate Group, Finatel, Fox & Partners, Morson Group, Sellick Partnership, The RSA Group, Wild Recruitment

Life sciences, Engineering 19 January 2021

Introduce quarantine pay to help prevent virus spread, says tax firm

The government should introduce Statutory Quarantine Pay (SQP) so that low-paid workers have an automatic right to money to support them in sickness or when they have to self-isolate, a tax and advisory firm has said.

14 January 2021

Elite Leaders restructures its leadership and redefines mission

Elite Leaders has this month restructured its leadership structure, redefined its offerings and repurposed its focus.

AMS rebrand focuses on ‘workforce dexterity’ for clients

Alexander Mann Solutions has changed its name to AMS, the organisation has announced.

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 JANUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Focus Management Consultants, Four Recruitment, Harvey Nash Group, Pedersen & Partners, Remote, Timewise

Retail, Transport & logistics 12 January 2021

GatenbySanderson supports charity Future First’s search for director

Executive recruiter GatenbySanderson is supporting charity Future First’s recruitment of a new programme innovations director.

Public sector, Education 11 January 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 JANUARY 2021

This week’s new launches include: Storm2

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 11 January 2021

REC lobbying wins injections for frontline agency staff

Frontline agency staff must be included in vaccination plans of NHS Trusts in England from Monday, following instructions from NHS England.

Retail, Public sector 8 January 2021

The Sterling Choice rewards employees’ with 30% profit share scheme

Peterborough-based recruitment agency The Sterling Choice has rolled out a 30% profit-share scheme for all company employees.

Retail, Transport & logistics 8 January 2021

Brexit, Covid and IR35: perfect storm to hit driver recruitment

Miles of heavy goods trucks queueing for miles may not be hitting the news at the moment but the logistics sector isn’t immune from other issues, say sector specialists.

Transport & logistics 6 January 2021

Remote working changes top 5 skills needed by candidates

Nearly three-quarters of UK employers believe that remote working has changed the skillsets employees need, compared with a year ago.

6 January 2021

Retail, hospitality and leisure firms to get £9k lockdown grants

Businesses in retail, hospitality and leisure are to receive new one-off grants worth up to £9k, in the wake of the latest national lockdowns announced yesterday [4 January], Chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 5 January 2021

Sanderson acquires four Nakama Group firms

Sanderson Solutions Group has acquired UK recruitment company Highams, along with three further trading divisions of the Nakama Group.

SRI appoints Wishart non-exec director

SRI, the global executive search and consulting firm, has appointed Karen Wishart as non-executive director.

Creative/Digital/Media, HR 5 January 2021

Management team takeover at Abatec Recruitment

The management team at Abatec Recruitment, a North Somerset-based recruitment company, have carried out a management buy-out of the firm.

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 JANUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Butler Rose, Charisma Charity Recruitment, Eames Consulting Group, Sovereign Housing Association

REC highlights concern for slow ReStart initiative with DWP

The Department of Work and Pensions must enable local Jobcentres to partner with their local recruitment agencies to get unemployed people into work through collaboration that does not require a framework to operate, says Kate Shoesmith, deputy CEO at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

18 December 2020

EU nationals make whistle-stop visits to UK for pre-settled status

EU nationals are making whistle-stop visits to the UK to smooth their path to pre-settled status, says City law firm Bates Wells.

18 December 2020

ReQuire Consultancy brings Christmas to Salisbury’s children

Permanent staff provider ReQuire Consultancy in the South-West wanted to help the local community in what has been a tough run-up to Christmas.

18 December 2020

Recruitment contributed £42.3bn to UK economy, up 8%

Recruiters’ direct contribution to the UK economy reached £42.3bn in 2019, accounting for 2.1% of UK Gross Value Added.

17 December 2020
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