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

Engineering candidates demand better communication with recruiters, says survey

Engineering recruiters’ top priority should be concentrating effectively with candidates, if new research from global technical recruiter VHR is anything to go by.

5 February 2019

US firm launches recruitment drive in Dublin

US firm Sedgwick is creating 250 jobs in Dublin over the next two years.

5 February 2019

Recruiters require robust social media policies when nabbing consultants throwing sickies

Recruiters must have robust social media policies in place should they use postings to take action against consultants skipping work to go to an interview this National Sickie Day.

4 February 2019

Hermes strikes ‘self-employed plus’ deal with union

The subject of employee status has been thrown back into the spotlight as a German parcel delivery firm has struck an agreement with a union offering UK workers a ‘self-employed plus’ status.

4 February 2019

Zip World seeks instructors – no experience necessary

Adventure destination Zip World has launched a recruitment drive to find 100 instructors across it its three sites in North Wales.

4 February 2019

GLAA issues LMEUs to prevent non-licence holders from supplying workers

Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) investigators have recently introduced labour market powers to prevent five people in Shropshire from supplying workers without a licence.

25 January 2019

Midlands hospitals hold recruitment drives

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is to hold a recruitment day for nurses.

Healthcare/Medical 25 January 2019
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BMW launches manufacturing apprenticeships

More than 40 apprenticeship places are up for grabs across automotive giant BMW Group’s UK manufacturing operations.

10 January 2019

Businesses join with prisons to find ex-offenders work

A further 120 businesses have signed up to working with prisons to help offenders into work on their release.

6 December 2018

Recruiters urged ‘mind your language’ in ads

Recruiters have been urged to exercise caution when using expletives in job adverts or risk falling foul of Advertising Standards Authority rules.

3 December 2018

Resolution Foundation calls for repeal of Swedish derogation

The Resolution Foundation has called on government to repeal the Swedish derogation to stop firms from being able to avoid paying agency workers the same as directly employed staff.

3 December 2018

New Barrhead Travel stores create hundreds of new jobs

Scottish travel agency Barrhead Travel is to create 200 new roles with the opening of up to 25 stores over the next five years.

29 November 2018

Recruiters are urged to review internship programmes

Recruiters have been urged to take a closer look at their internship programmes ahead of a proposed parliamentary bill.

28 November 2018

Insurance jobs created in South-West Ireland

The South-West of Ireland is to benefit to the tune of 60 new insurance jobs.

28 November 2018

Recruitment to the Reds? Could you be Mourinho’s new signing?

Do you fancy being Manchester United’s latest signing?

28 November 2018

AA jobs drive gets roadshow support

The AA is hitting the road to host a series of experiential events aimed at engaging talent to fill more than 700 vacancies.

28 August 2018
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