Apprentices/Grads/School leavers

Revolution for training for work is needed, REC tells government

Government must overhaul the skills system to solve current and future labour shortage issues, says the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Legislation/Regulation 19 October 2021

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 18-22 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Arrows Group, Caissa Recruitment, CoderPad, CodinGame, Quanta, Pelle Recruitment, reed.co.uk, Sixth Sense, The MCG Group, TopSource

Good news on the jobs horizon for transport and cleaning sectors

A rail operator, an electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and a cleaning company are on the lookout for new staff in the past week.

In-house recruitment 6 October 2021

APSCo puts recommendations forward to build back better

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has outlined its main asks of the upcoming Autumn Budget and Spending Review to help the labour market build back better.

Workplace, Temporary workforce 30 September 2021

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 27 SEPTEMBER-1 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Multiverse, Police Now

Supplier, Your business 27 September 2021

More good news on the hospitality, marketing and B2B sectors

Renowned chef and restaurateur Marco Pierre White is looking to fill 80 full and part-time roles as he opens a new restaurant London’s West End.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 20-24 SEPTEMBER 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Marlin Green, Pertemps Network Group, Recruitment Group, The Youth Group

Supplier, Your recruitment business 20 September 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 AUGUST 2021

This week’s new launches include: Reliance Talent Acquisition, YouthMobilityJobs

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 AUGUST 2021

This week’s new launches include: Omni Search, RoleCatcher, Staffing 360 Solutions, Talent RISE, The JM Longbridge Group

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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