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Industry’s opinions divided over Autumn Budget

The government’s so-called Recovery Budget has received divided reviews from the recruitment, business and economic communities.

28 October 2021

Impellam appoints Queller chief customer officer

Penny Queller (pictured) has joined global talent acquisition and managed workforce solutions provider Impellam as chief customer officer.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 25-29 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: GCS

Chancellor’s Budget expected to commit to ‘skills revolution’

The government is expected to reconfirm its commitment to a “skills revolution” with a spending package to be unveiled by the Chancellor today [27 October 2021].

Hope buys Castle Employment from Burnett

Castle Employment has announced that current managing director Kerry Hope (left) will buy out the business from long-standing director and owner Suzanne Burnett (right).

ContractsEducation, Engineering 27 October 2021

Recruiters make positive changes with remote working due to pandemic

New research has revealed that 66% of recruiters have experienced a “positive impact” on their businesses from remote working.

26 October 2021

FINANCIALS: Empresaria expects income, profit increases

A trading update from global specialist staffing group Empresaria suggests that the group’s full-year net fee income will be “in the range of” £57m to £59m for the current financial year ending 31 December 2021.

Greystone implements a ‘choose your own hours’ approach

With some recruiters trialling a four-day working week, recruitment business Greystone has gone one step further with a ‘no set working hours’ ethos.

26 October 2021

New inquiry launched into off-payroll rules in private sector

The House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee has launched a new inquiry on the implementation of the off-payroll rules in the private sector, and how these rules are working in practice.

LegislationHR 25 October 2021

FairScore rates umbrellas and highlights ethical companies

Website OffPayroll.org.uk has launched FairScore to see which umbrellas go above and beyond the legal minimums for employment and tax.

25 October 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 25-29 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s appointments include: iSource Group, Leathwaite, Pulse Outsource, Sellick Partnership

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: Accept Recruitment, Compass Group, Frontline Recruitment, Harper Fox Partners, Ordnance Survey

REC re-signs partnership with DWP to help labour shortage post-pandemic

An agreement between the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) was further strengthened this week.

22 October 2021

Fear is a thief for recruiters says ex-footballer Broughton

Letting go of the outcome of a business deal, a sporting match or a personal initiative is more likely to channel success rather than fixating on it.

People 22 October 2021

Blaize spearheads Amdaris growth in Europe

Software development and digital transformation specialist Amdaris is to open new offices in Ukraine, joined by the extension of its Moldovan and Romanian presence.

IT/Telecoms 22 October 2021

Good news on the jobs horizon across all sectors in the UK

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel is looking to recruit 4,311 new colleagues as the business prepares for a busy festive period.

Retail, Social care 22 October 2021

Revolution for training for work is needed, REC tells government

Government must overhaul the skills system to solve current and future labour shortage issues, says the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Petroplan appoints Honeyman Brown CEO to lead global business

Specialist energy talent acquisition group Petroplan has appointed Christopher Honeyman Brown (pictured) as CEO to lead the group’s global operations.

Darby acquires Cooper Lomaz from founders Lovell and Cooper

Mark Darby (pictured) has confirmed that he has acquired technical and professional recruitment specialist Cooper Lomaz.

PeopleMarketing & Sales, Retail 19 October 2021

Knight becomes permanent COO at BIE Executive

Executive recruitment firm BIE Executive has appointed Rob Knight as chief operating officer.

Sponsored: More than 50% appointments fail, so how do we fix that?

Sad but true: over half of all hires are not working out for business.

Supplier Technology 19 October 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, greenbean, HW Global Talent Partner, Oyster Partnership, Randstad, Tessiant

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 18-22 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Arrows Group, Caissa Recruitment, CoderPad, CodinGame, Quanta, Pelle Recruitment, reed.co.uk, Sixth Sense, The MCG Group, TopSource

NEW TO THE MARKET: 18-22 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: Berry Recruitment, CEIPAL, JobOppO, Personio, PharmiWeb, PushFar, SThree, TrueProfile.io

SAFERjobs rebrand JobsAware launches today with plea to industry

JobsAware, a non-profit organisation dedicated to highlighting, protecting and championing all worker rights, has launched today, with Keith Rosser (pictured), director of Reed Screening, as chair.

Legislation 6 October 2021
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