Public sector

HMRC slaps tax fine on Home Office for wrong IR35 assessments

HM Revenue & Customs has been busy dishing out penalties for unpaid tax due to wrong off-payroll workers’ status.

House of HR firm Cohedron acquires Vanberkel Professionals

House of HR’s Dutch service provider Cohedron is to acquire consultancy firm Vanberkel Professionals.

Your business 29 July 2021

DWP owes £88m in off-payroll errors due to HMRC CEST

The Department for Work and Pensions has found itself owing HM Revenue & Customs nearly £88m for “historic errors” in assessing tax liability for DWP off-payroll workers over the period 2017-21.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 26-30 JULY 2021

This week’s new launches include: Competex Pro, Definia, Investigo Consulting

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 JULY 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Bishopsgate Financial, CubeMatch, eQuality Solutions Group, Permanent & Locum Hire, WaveTrackR, Xpress Recruitment

House of HR acquires public sector Dutch group Cohedron

House of HR, the European group of HR service companies, has acquired the Dutch holding Cohedron, a group of full-service companies operating in the public sector.

Transform perceptions of social care recruitment

Sarah Beresford talks to actor Sir Tony Robinson to discuss the issues surrounding social care and how to improve the perception of caring as a career and as a valued profession.

REC reports record job adverts postings since Covid pandemic

A total of 1.63 million active job adverts were posted in the UK in the first week of June.

APPOINTMENTS: 7-11 JUNE 2021

This week’s appointments include: Acorn Rail, New Directions Education, Oyster Partnership, Resource Solutions

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: BPS World, Copello Global, MM Search, Zest Education

Cadbury’s call to exclude umbrellas could ‘shut down’ industry

An MP has called for changes to the Finance Bill which would, if approved, effectively shut down the UK umbrella industry.

Taylor takes the helm as CEO at NHS Confederation

Matthew Taylor, author of the much-vaunted 2017 report ‘Good work: the Taylor review of modern working practices’, has been appointed CEO of the NHS Confederation.

13 April 2021

SSGC launches WLTS to deliver ex-service personnel to businesses

Specialist security guard provider SSGC has launched a new initiative to deliver temporary labour and recruitment services to businesses.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Bowler Bentley Recruitment, Major Recruitment

APPOINTMENTS: 6-9 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Candidate.ID, IEG, Realm Recruit, Red Ventures, SR Group

NEW TO THE MARKET: 6-9 APRIL 2021

This week’s new launches include: Capital Outsourcing Group (Food), Cielo TalentCloud, Lorien, Thrive Education, TrueProfile.io

Supplier, Technology 6 April 2021

HMRC report finds most education institutions aren’t prepared for IR35 reforms

More than three-quarters of education sites do not feel prepared for the off-payroll reforms taking effect on 6 April.

HMRC-commissioned report says most recruiters unaffected by upcoming IR35 reforms

A new report commissioned by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs says that most recruitment agencies have experienced “no impact” as a direct result of the upcoming implementation of the IR35 reforms for the private sector on 6 April.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 MARCH 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: idibu, PSR Group, Red Diamond Executive Headhunters, X0PA AI

Supplier, Technology 10 March 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 8-12 MARCH 2021

This week’s new launches include: Practice to Progress, Tengai

Supplier, Technology 10 March 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 1-5 MARCH 2021

This week’s appointments include: Beelivery, Remedium

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.

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