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FINANCIALS: Staffline posts strong Q1 profits

Recruitment and training group Staffline has reported today that its underlying operating profit increased 133% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021, with a group restructuring last year generating a £15m savings in overhead costs.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Avail Technologies, cinch, NSL, Qonnectd, Springpod, Talent Pod, The Curve Group

Supplier, Your business 19 April 2021

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

Readers respond to reports on IR35 reforms on recruiter.co.uk

Reports on recruiter.co.uk over the past week on the upcoming implementation of IR35 reforms in the private sector have received significant response from readers.

Legislation/Regulation 1 April 2021

Ex-Arcadia staff re-employed at vaccine site in Workington

Former Arcadia staff are being offered work in a new Covid-19 vaccine site at a former Topshop store in Workington, North-West England.

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 MARCH 2021

This week’s appointments include: APSCo Deutschland, Beaumont Bailey, Investigo, Odgers Berndtson, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group

REC finds ‘no evidence of wrongdoing’ by Adecco and PMP Recruitment at Amazon sites

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) said it has “found no evidence of wrongdoing” by recruiters Adecco and PMP Recruitment in connection with allegations of poor treatment of workers at Amazon sites in the UK.

Spring Budget expected to show businesses road to recovery

Pre-Budget news reports say that an extension to the furlough scheme, a rise in corporation tax, a new round of grants for the self-employed and a £5bn fund to help hospitality and retail outlets are among the provisions anticipated for the Spring Budget, set to be announced this afternoon.

New jobs on the horizon in retail, business parks, technology

As the end of lockdown creeps ever nearer, more UK firms are looking to take on new people.

In-house recruitment 2 March 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 1-5 MARCH 2021

This week’s appointments include: Beelivery, Remedium

REC to seek more details from Adecco and PMP Recruitment over Amazon allegations

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) said today [22 February 2021] that they will be seeking “further detail” from PMP Recruitment and Adecco about alleged poor working conditions and contracts for agency workers at online retail giant Amazon.

Tribepad partners with IPC Europe to find talent for Subway

Enterprise talent acquisition software provider Tribepad has announced a new partnership with the provider of purchasing and support services to 4,500 Subway franchisees across Europe.

Supplier, Your business 22 February 2021

Lockdown doesn’t stop firms creating new jobs

Although UK businesses are going through a tough time, Recruiter highlights some good news on the job front.

Good news for job creation, despite the ongoing lockdown

As UK businesses, especially those in the hospitality, leisure and retail industries, are going through torrid times, Recruiter shines a little ‘good job news’ light on the economy.

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 JANUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Focus Management Consultants, Four Recruitment, Harvey Nash Group, Pedersen & Partners, Remote, Timewise

The ultimate stay-at-home role: slipper testers required

Snagging a job that keeps your feet nice and cosy is one thing – but finding one that can promise that and be done from home is quite another.

Temporary workforce 11 January 2021

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.

The Sterling Choice rewards employees’ with 30% profit share scheme

Peterborough-based recruitment agency The Sterling Choice has rolled out a 30% profit-share scheme for all company employees.

Retail, hospitality and leisure firms to get £9k lockdown grants

Businesses in retail, hospitality and leisure are to receive new one-off grants worth up to £9k, in the wake of the latest national lockdowns announced yesterday [4 January], Chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed.

Red Diamond finds procurement director for healthcare solutions provider TSL

Red Diamond Executive Headhunters has placed a procurement director with Wakefield-based healthcare solutions provider Toiletry Sales Ltd (TSL) Healthcare.

In-house recruitment 8 December 2020

Red Diamond headhunts two top health and beauty executives

Carol Mosby of Red Diamond Executive Headhunters has made a double appointment with a health and beauty product manufacturer.

Your recruitment business 20 November 2020

Recruitment drive helps Snakebyte gaming firm expand in UK

Snakebyte, a global supplier of consumer electronics and gaming accessories, has announced plans to expand in the UK market in 2021.

Technology, In-house recruitment 17 November 2020

Gap personnel secures £30m finance from Lloyds Bank

Wrexham-headquartered recruiter gap personnel has secured a £30m invoice finance facility from Lloyds Bank.

Your recruitment business 10 November 2020

Good jobs news despite the impending lockdown gloom

As England heads into another lockdown, and the other countries of the UK face similar tough restrictions, Recruiter offers some ‘good job news’ light at the end of the tunnel.

In-house recruitment 2 November 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 2-6 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Digiterre, Livingston James Group

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