UK&Ireland

When there’s no place like home – and it may need improving

Amid a gloom-and-doom cascade of unemployment figures and numbers of furloughed workers, small shoots of economic activity are popping up, notably in the home improvement and delivery sectors.

 

Retail, Sales 18 June 2020

Board-level appointments at HCRG

Recruitment business HCRG (Human Capital Resource Group) has made two board-level appointments: Gary Taylor has been appointed group CEO of health and social care brands, and John Preston will now hold the position for both Allied Healthcare and CRG Homecare.

18 June 2020

Thompson appointed as CFO at Extrastaff

Driving and logistics recruiter Extrastaff has appointed Ian Thompson as finance director and CFO.

16 June 2020

Thompson appointed as CFO at Extrastaff

Driving and logistics recruiter Extrastaff has appointed Ian Thompson as finance director and CFO.

16 June 2020

Zitko wins exclusive Evolution staff resourcing contract

Specialist fire and security recruitment consultancy Zitko Consulting has won a new exclusive contract to manage all staff resourcing requirements across engineering, operations and management divisions for Evolution, an integrated fire and security systems business.

 

Zitko wins exclusive Evolution staff resourcing contract

Specialist fire and security recruitment consultancy Zitko Consulting has won a new exclusive contract to manage all staff resourcing requirements across engineering, operations and management divisions for Evolution, an integrated fire and security systems business.

 

Government pays wages of 25% of the workforce

More than 600,000 workers left UK payrolls between March and May, according to official figures from the Office of National Statistics – but economists agree that the real employment picture across the country will not be visible until wage support schemes such as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) end in October.

16 June 2020

Government pays wages of 25% of the workforce

More than 600,000 workers left UK payrolls between March and May, according to official figures from the Office of National Statistics – but economists agree that the real employment picture across the country will not be visible until wage support schemes such as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) end in October.

16 June 2020

Government pays wages of 25% of the workforce

More than 600,000 workers left UK payrolls between March and May, according to official figures from the Office of National Statistics – but economists agree that the real employment picture across the country will not be visible until wage support schemes such as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) end in October.

16 June 2020

Demand grows for ‘Covid chaperones’

‘Contact tracer’ is not the only job to emerge in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. Yet another role has evolved, according to the St Albans-based Berry Recruitment Group.

Demand grows for ‘Covid chaperones’

‘Contact tracer’ is not the only job to emerge in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. Yet another role has evolved, according to the St Albans-based Berry Recruitment Group.

Demand grows for ‘Covid chaperones’

‘Contact tracer’ is not the only job to emerge in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. Yet another role has evolved, according to the St Albans-based Berry Recruitment Group.

Recruiters shine in Sunday Times’ best small firms list

Oscar Recruit leads a list of 22 recruiters that have made The Sunday Times ‘Best 100 Small Companies to Work For’ 2020 list.

20 February 2020

Hays to focus on cost management as fee income falls

Recruitment giant Hays has posted a 3% decrease (-2% like for like) in net fee income year-on-year, according to its half-year report for the six months to 31 December, 2019.

Party mistletoe poses harassment risk

Recruiters have been warned that they may want to keep last year’s mistletoe in the decorations box or risk being brought to tribunal.

2 December 2019

Javid pledges Tory review of IR35 changes

Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has committed to a review of IR35 rules.

2 December 2019

Furniture store’s ad praised for its honesty

A Huddersfield furniture store has drawn praise for placing a refreshingly honest job advertisement.

2 December 2019

Diversity can combat management loneliness

Hiring a more diverse team is one of the best ways of making senior staff feel less isolated in the workplace.

29 November 2019

Don't try and enforce lifestyle rules, says McCarthy

Recruiters should not be too heavy-handed in imposing health and wellbeing programmes for their consultants, according to Kate McCarthy, managing director at McCarthy Recruitment.

29 November 2019

PwC's Northern Irish Jobs Boost

PwC is to create 600 new jobs in Northern Ireland over the next five years.

29 November 2019

Premier staff offered jobs at Wren

British designer, manufacturer, and retailer Wren Kitchens has stepped in to offer jobs to employees affected by the collapse of kitchen remodeller Premier Kitchens and Bedrooms.

29 November 2019

Recruitment pay ‘continues to thrive’ in the Northern Powerhouse

The Northern Powerhouse’s fastest growing companies are not underpaying for talent.

28 November 2019

Rebranded REC puts “digital first” at the heart of operations

Following the launch of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation new brand last night, the trade body’s CEO has vowed to have members’ needs at the core of everything that the REC does by adopting a new digitally-focused approach.  

28 November 2019

SNP commits to IR35 review

The Scottish National Party is the latest political party to commit to a review of IR35 in its election manifesto.

28 November 2019

Can Scarlett chart a path to Apprentice success?

Is Our Scarlett still in the band or was she left to go solo in the back of a black cab after this week’s instalment of The Apprentice?

28 November 2019
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