Apprentices/Grads/School leavers

Gravitas Recruitment recognised in Princess Royal Training Awards

Technology and insurance recruiter Gravitas Recruitment Group has been recognised for outstanding business learning in the 5th annual Princess Royal Training Awards.

Your recruitment business 18 August 2020

Pertemps uses Apprenticeship Levy funding to finance 30 apprentices

Recruitment agency Pertemps has partnered with training provider Aurelia Training to deliver up to 30 apprenticeships at Bournville Rugby Club in Birmingham.

BAE Systems engineers 800 apprenticeship roles

BAE Systems has launched a recruitment drive for apprentices.

In-house recruitment 22 July 2020

Chancellor hand-outs to stimulate jobs and economy

Vouchers for meals out, a 15% VAT cut on hospitality and tourism offerings, and a £1k bonus to employers who bring back furloughed employees were among the initiatives revealed today by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

FDM Group hires nearly 200 during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Recruit, train, deploy’ specialist FDM Group has hired 182 new employees during the official Covid-19 lockdown.

Randstad partners with local authorities to drive new skills post-lockdown

Global recruiter Randstad is partnering with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and City of Wolverhampton to equip local people with skills key to drive the region’s economy.

Supplier 30 April 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 APRIL 2020

This week’s new launches include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Candidate.ID, Credentially, Enginuity, GeekTalent, inploi, Jobs in North Wales, Konexo, Snack, Talent Beam, WorkTaps, Zoom

Supplier, Temporary workforce 20 April 2020

Trade bodies call for proper definition of ‘self-employed’ and delay to IR35 extension

Recruitment trade bodies have called on the chancellor to use today’s Budget to legislate for a proper definition of the self-employed and delay the roll-out of the extension of IR35 rules into the private sector.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 MARCH 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Recruitment, Acorn HR, APSCo, DMA Recruitment, GradTouch, Lorien, Memset, Meridian Business Support, Rota, SRS, Synaco, Ten Live Group

Supplier, Technology 9 March 2020

Think students know about agriculture? Think again

A UK farming newspaper has launched #ThisIsAgriculture – a campaign aimed at highlighting the agricultural industry as a career destination of choice.

Diversity/Inclusion 3 March 2020

Recruiters ready to supply HS2 workforce but fear short-term skills gap

Northern Powerhouse recruiters stand ready to help deliver HS2 following government’s decision to give the controversial rail project the green light.

More firms announce new apprenticeships

As National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February) draws to a close, Recruiter brings readers more UK employers making apprenticeship announcements.

Firms announce new roles for National Apprenticeship Week

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February), a number of UK employers have already announced they are bolstering apprenticeship numbers.

In-house recruitment 3 February 2020

Microsoft’s new cyber security centre creates 85 jobs in Belfast

Tech giant Microsoft is to create 85 new jobs at a new cyber security centre in Belfast.

Technology, In-house recruitment 28 January 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 27-31 JANUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco Group, CV-Library, Hays, IPSE, JSA Services, MyKindaFuture, NRG

Supplier, Temporary workforce 27 January 2020

Hays Travel recruits for apprentice travel consultants

Hays Travel is recruiting for 699 new apprentice travel consultants for branches around the UK and roles in the head office in Sunderland.

In-house recruitment 24 January 2020

MiddletonMurray looks to buy up recruitment firms in 2020

Apprenticeship training provider and Apprenticeship Levy consultancy MiddletonMurray is hitting the acquisition trail in 2020.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 JANUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Cross Country Healthcare, Intequal, IPSE, Omni, Pertemps, Saba Software

Got a placement going on? Bang a gong

A Surrey-based recruitment agency has taken inspiration from English rock band T-Rex in marking new placements.

Your recruitment business 10 January 2020

PeoplePlus to manage Heathrow employment academy

Staffline’s PeoplePlus division has agreed a deal to manage the Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy (HESA) from this January.

In-house recruitment 9 December 2019

Thomas Cook buyer Hays Travel launches recruitment campaign

The travel agency, which acquired Thomas Cook following its collapse, is to recruit an additional 1,500 staff.

In-house recruitment 25 November 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s launches include: APSCo, Chesamel, Circal, Indorse, Leadoo, Sanderson, Supertemps

OU calls for greater access to apprenticeships for disabled apprentices

The Open University has called on government to help businesses further attract and recruit more disabled apprentices through its apprenticeship programmes.

Diversity/Inclusion 27 September 2019

Govia Thameslink and The Prince’s Trust extend joint training programme

UK rail operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and young people’s charity The Prince’s Trust have extended a joint training programme by a further two years.

UK workers would embark on apprenticeship for career change

Around two-thirds of the UK workforce (62%) harbour hopes to change their career path, according to research by the global job search engine Jobrapido.

Diversity/Inclusion 11 September 2019
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