Public sector

Businesses optimistic for future as hundreds of new jobs planned

With the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) saying that 56% of businesses are planning to grow their workforces over the coming months, here are a few companies doing just that.

New jobs in maintenance, construction, boat building and packaging

UK budget hotel chain Travelodge is expanding its 120-strong nationwide in-house maintenance team with a further 41 new positions to support its 563 hotels across the UK.

FINANCIALS: Randstad reports on ‘solid’ performance

Global recruitment firm Randstad has reported “a solid and competitive performance in an exceptional 2020” in financial results released today.

Campaign launched to attract new social care workers to make a difference

A new UK-wide campaign to attract newcomers into the adult social care workforce has been launched to raise awareness of long-term career opportunities.

Labour MP Reeves blasts government over outsourcing ‘cronyism’

Labour minister Rachel Reeves has called today for “the biggest wave of [government] insourcing in a generation”, in delivering a damning critique of outsourcing amid claims of a government “chumocracy” in issuing contracts to party donors and friends.

8 February 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 FEBRUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Hamilton Forth, IQ-EQ, NRG, Sanderson Solution, Tessiant, YunoJuno

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 FEBRUARY 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Ceridian, Cordant, Keystream, Phoenix51, Randstad, reed.co.uk, The Curve Group

REC unites with unions to urge government to fix furlough for supply teachers

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) in coalition with four union groups have warned the government that thousands of supply teachers and staff face financial hardship unless the government urgently fixes a gap in furlough support.

APPOINTMENTS: 1-5 FEBRUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Keystream Group, Realm Recruit

Your recruitment business 2 February 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 25-29 JANUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Apex Group, Cool Company, Cross Country Healthcare, Foyne Jones, Forward Role, LinkedIn

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 25-29 JANUARY 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Hays Education, Omnipresent

Supplier, Technology 25 January 2021

HOT 100: The HOT 10 Engineering/Technical/Science Recruiters

The 2020 HOT 100 includes 24 engineering/technical/science specialists but these include four previously public sector-categorised built environment/technical recruiters.

Social recruiting Jan/Feb 2021

From donating Christmas gifts to funding nurses for vets, you’ve started the new year off in good style!

Your recruitment business 25 January 2021

HOT 100: A look at the HOT 10 Professional Sector Recruiters

This group covers the main professional candidate segments – accounting, finance, legal, HR, sales & marketing, media etc. and now includes two professional recruiters previously categorised in the HOT 10 as Public Sector specialists.

HOT 100 20 January 2021

British Army recruitment ad targets youngsters with positive messaging

The British Army is celebrating turning failure into success in its new recruitment ad campaign.

11 January 2021

GatenbySanderson supports charity Future First’s search for director

Executive recruiter GatenbySanderson is supporting charity Future First’s recruitment of a new programme innovations director.

REC lobbying wins injections for frontline agency staff

Frontline agency staff must be included in vaccination plans of NHS Trusts in England from Monday, following instructions from NHS England.

First woman appointed to lead British Army recruitment and training

The first female officer to lead a division-level command in the British Army has been appointed to lead the organisation responsible for the recruitment and subsequent training of soldiers and officers throughout the Army.

7 January 2021

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 7-11 DECEMBER 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Cpl UK

Transatlantic Call of Duty tournament highlights veteran employment

Video war game Call of Duty, the US and British Army and eSports are coming together to raise money and awareness for a charity that finds veterans employment.

3 December 2020

Police Now targets BAME candidates to ‘Change the Story’

Police Now has launched a new campaign to inspire graduates from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to join the police.

Diversity/Inclusion 10 November 2020

Servo Group creates over 100 jobs in Leeds

Leeds-based Servo Group is set to create more than 100 jobs after a successful bid to provide facilities management services to GP practices across Leeds.

In-house recruitment 5 November 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: CV-Library, Degreed, Kings Business, LoveLocalJobs.com, Parasol Select, Recruitment Entrepreneur, ThriveMap, Walter James Group

Supplier, Technology 19 October 2020

Communicating Covid-19 plans to staff and clients

Marta Kalas from Thomson Screening offers steps for creating a Covid-19 specific communications plan for your recruitment business.

Your recruitment business 19 October 2020

Short promoted to CEO Randstad UK & Ireland

Managing director Randstad UK Vicky Short (pictured) has been promoted to CEO for Randstad UK & Ireland from 1 January 2021.

Your recruitment business 16 October 2020
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