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

Senior agency staff face further delay in sentencing hearing

Senior staff at a national recruitment agency face a further delay to find out if they will be jailed for illegally opting out temporary workers from their workplace pension scheme.

28 August 2018

Engineering jobs boost for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is to be boosted to the tune of almost 50 new roles created by an engineering firm.

Engineering 28 August 2018
James White

Apprentice winner White holds fire on London expansion

The Apprentice winner James White is putting off plans to expand his agency Right Time Recruitment into London until 2019 in order to focus on bedding in his new recruits.

9 August 2018

Recruiters receive 3.6% pay rise on average

Recruiters benefited from an average pay rise of 3.6% in the last financial year, according to new findings from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

9 August 2018

Matalan announces Liverpool jobs drive

Matalan is bringing 150 new roles to Merseyside.

19 July 2018

TrueBlue’s PeopleScout acquires TMP Worldwide

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has acquired UK recruitment process outsourcing provider TMP Holdings (operating as TMP Worldwide in the UK) through its PeopleScout business.

13 June 2018

Staff demand reaches six-month high in both temp and perm roles

May saw steep increases in both permanent and temp billings, according to the latest Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation Report on Jobs.

8 June 2018

RECRUITMENT STILL HOT WITH INVESTORS

The recruitment sector remains attractive to investors despite looming political and economic challenges thrown up by Brexit, according to accountants and business advisers BDO’s 2018 Recruitment Sector Insights report.

19 February 2018

RECRUITERS WARNED OVER FAMILY PLANNING QUESTIONS

Recruiters who suspect their clients are asking female candidates potentially unlawful questions about their plans to have children risk sharing the stand at an employment tribunal unless they take action

19 February 2018

MEDICAL FIRMS BRINGS 75 JOBS TO IRELAND

The Republic of Ireland is to benefit to the tune of 75 new jobs thanks to a medical diagnostics company expansion in Galway.

Commercial & office support, HR 19 February 2018

US GRI acquires managed services provider de Poel

Managed services provider de Poel has been acquired by Geometric Results Inc (GRI), a subsidiary of Detroit-headquartered global business process outsourcing company MSX International.

8 January 2018

Ex-consultant at Ginger Recruitment Services sentenced for fraud

A former recruiter has been handed an eight-month jail sentence, suspended for a year, with 200 hours of unpaid work for making false expense claims.

8 January 2018

Recognition for recruitment industry in New Year’s Honours List

The founder of an organisation that helps individuals with disabilities and mental health issues find work has been awarded an OBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List.

2 January 2018

It’s not enough just to be a top biller, says Apprentice winner White

It’s not just enough to be a top biller if you want to follow in the footsteps of 2017 Apprentice joint winner James White, who spoke to Recruiter in the wake of the screening of his victory on the show last night.

IT/Telecoms 18 December 2017

Hudson sells recruitment and talent management businesses

Hudson Global is shifting its focus to its recruitment process outsourcing business following today’s announcement that it plans to sell its European and Asia Pacific-based recruitment and talent management businesses.

Oil & gas/Energy 18 December 2017

£30-an-hour ‘job’ to have beard stroked attracts thousands

Male grooming brand Mo Bro’s has been inundated with applicants following its call for bearded men for its beard-stroking station, which opens later this week.

18 December 2017
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