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Amazon abandons AI recruiting tool as it discriminated against women

Amazon has abandoned a trial project using an AI recruiting tool because it showed bias against women.

Technology, In-house recruitment 11 October 2018

ASA slams ‘job’ ad by Aston James Consulting

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against a recruitment agency found to have been advertising a training course rather than an actual job.

Legislation/Regulation 10 October 2018

Grant Thornton looks for consultancy experts in Belfast

Professional services firm Grant Thornton is creating 48 new roles in Belfast.

In-house recruitment 9 October 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: Adecco, BWD, Capita, Eames Consulting Group, Euro London Appointments, Monster, Next Ventures, Oyster Partnership, Simply Jobs Boards, Staffline, TeamJobs, Westray Recruitment

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adepto, Capita, McGinley CEP, Orion Electrotech, Signium, SmartRecruiters, Suits Me, TechnoPro Holdings, totaljobs

Supplier, Technology 8 October 2018

Decline in candidates as recruiters report continued problems finding staff

The UK is experiencing a steep drop in candidate availability, according to the latest ‘Report on Jobs’ from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Your recruitment business 5 October 2018

REC takes to the floor at Tory Party conference

The REC has been reporting back from all the major party conferences. Finally, we have the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.

400 jobs created as Frank Recruitment expands abroad

Technology staffing specialist Frank Recruitment Group is planning an expansion across Europe, following a year in which it has increased gross profit and turnover.

How your recruitment business can survive tough times

Anthony Main gives his tips on how to make sure your recruitment business can survive through the hard times.

Supplier, Technology 1 October 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 1-5 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: CIPHR, FCSA, Pedersen & Partners, Rota, Supertemps, Talent International, Vargo Recruitment, Working Links, Xpertise Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 1 October 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 1-5 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Advisable.com, Elements Talent Solutions, Hanover Search Group, Impellam Group, Morson International, Talent ID

Technology 1 October 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 1-5 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Berry Recruitment, Bond Williams Professional Recruitment, Essential Recruitment, Franklin Fitch, Frazer John Recruitment, Global Accounting Network, Harness, Phaidon International, Roc Search, Talent LifeCycle, Templeton & Partners, ThriveMap, Trapeze HR

Supplier, Technology 1 October 2018

1,000 new jobs for financial software firm First Derivatives

A Newry-based technology firm has announced plans to recruit 1,000 staff over the next three years.

In-house recruitment 28 September 2018

Recruiters reminded of importance of paying data fee as ICO issues fines

A least one recruiter is among 34 organisations the Information Commissioner’s Office has taken action against for failing to pay the new data protection fee.

Technology, Legislation/Regulation 27 September 2018

FINANCIALS: Impellam update predicts drop in earnings

Impellam expects earnings for the 2018 financial year to be lower than last year.

Companies, Financials 27 September 2018

LinkedIn uses data from millions of companies to offer Talent Insights

Professional network LinkedIn has launched data-driven insights and analytics tool LinkedIn Talent Insights in the UK.

Your recruitment business 26 September 2018

Thousands apply to move and work in Estonia thanks to Career Hunt

Estonia’s Career Hunt recruitment campaign has attracted thousands of applications from technology specialists from all over the world.

Technology, In-house recruitment 26 September 2018

FINANCIALS: Harvey Nash reveals robust UK results

Harvey Nash has seen revenue climb 15.3% in constant currency year-on-year, according to unaudited interim results for the six months to 31 July 2018.

Financials 25 September 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 24-28 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: AMS, Claremont Consulting, Frazer John Recruitment, Green Park, Impellam, Norrie Johnston Recruitment, Resource Solutions, SmartRecruiters, Source Technology, Trustees Unlimited

Companies, Supplier 24 September 2018

CONTRACTS: 24-28 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts include: 6point6 Cloud Gateway, Beamery, Cooper Edwards, DFP Recruitment Services, Edward Reed Recruitment, Entelo, GatenbySanderson, idibu, Laurus Executive Search, RGF Executive Search

Supplier, Technology 24 September 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 SEPTEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: 10x Psychology, Gatehouse Bank, Head Medical, RedWigWam, Talent Ticker, The Classroom Partnership, The Jarell Group, Zodeq

Supplier, Technology 24 September 2018

Migration recommendations offer ‘mixed’ bag for recruiters

The latest Brexit migration recommendations represent a “mixed” bag for recruiters – making it easier to place skilled candidates but also resulting in rising costs for their clients.

Legislation/Regulation 19 September 2018

Start-up of the Month: Detail

Liam Paddison (above) and silent partner Steven Rawlingson have launched Newcastle-based agency Detail – a recruitment business that is aiming to kill the CV.

Diversity/Inclusion 19 September 2018

Top of the search

How to make your site stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Supplier, Technology 19 September 2018

Letters/Web chat: October 2018

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

19 September 2018

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