This week’s appointments include: Service Care Solutions

Degreed, the workforce upskilling platform, has appointed Janice Robinson Burns in a new role as chief career experience officer. Burns will use her extensive experience as an executive in HR, learning, product management and as a career thought-leader (spanning over 30 years) to become a strategic adviser for the Degreed community.

• Recruitment specialist Service Care Solutions has made a number of promotions. Ann Mackin is promoted to credit controller supervisor from senior credit controller – finance department; Jack Windsor, Natasha Ward and Oliver Parkinson have been made senior recruitment consultants from recruitment consultants – construction, social work and mental health divisions, respectively; and Lynsey Walker is now HR co-ordinator from HR administrator – HR department.

Recruitment industry criticises NI increases for social care reforms

The announcement yesterday [7 September] of National Insurance (NI) and dividend tax increases to cover NHS and social care reforms has been roundly criticised by representatives of the recruitment sector and umbrella workers.

Legislation 8 September 2021


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Beeken Reeves, Caval, Compono, ettain, GKR London, Greenbean, idibu, ManpowerGroup

Contracts 6 September 2021

FINANCIALS: Empresaria’s profits up, but revenue declines

Global and multi-sector recruitment group Empresaria has announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021.

Financials 12 August 2021

HMRC slaps tax fine on Home Office for wrong IR35 assessments

HM Revenue & Customs has been busy dishing out penalties for unpaid tax due to wrong off-payroll workers’ status.

Legislation 30 July 2021