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Good news on the jobs horizon across all sectors in the UK

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel is looking to recruit 4,311 new colleagues as the business prepares for a busy festive period.

Darby acquires Cooper Lomaz from founders Lovell and Cooper

Mark Darby (pictured) has confirmed that he has acquired technical and professional recruitment specialist Cooper Lomaz.

Your recruitment business 19 October 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, greenbean, HW Global Talent Partner, Oyster Partnership, Randstad, Tessiant

Your recruitment business 19 October 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 SEPTEMBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: OSC Recruitment, Skillzminer, Wren Kitchens

Supplier, Your business 20 September 2021

Government and companies create jobs across the UK

A record £650bn infrastructure investment will support 425,000 jobs a year, according to a new Infrastructure Pipeline.

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 SEPTEMBER 2021

This week’s appointments include: Anderson Quigley, Bitstamp, Colas Rail, Heidrick & Struggles, Highfield PS, iSource, Liquid Link, MRG, NRG, Phaidon International, The RSA Group, TotallyMoney

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 AUGUST 2021

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

boohoo to create 5,000 UK jobs with £500m investment

Online fashion retailer boohoo is planning to take on 5,000 new staff across the UK as it invests more than £500m in the UK.

Good news for jobseekers as firms announce new roles

Firms in the retail, technology, motor and manufacturing industries have announced new roles.

In-house recruitment 12 August 2021

BT and Hotel Chocolat launch recruitment drives

Telecoms giant BT is recruiting for 350 new roles following a multi-million pound revamp of its South Yorkshire base in Doncaster.

Greggs dishes up 500 new jobs

High-street bakery chain Greggs plans 100 net store openings this year, creating around 500 new jobs in the coming months.

FINANCIALS: Staffline expects revenues and GP to increase

Recruitment and training group Staffline expects its H1 2021 revenues to reach £450.7m, an increase of 4.7% from the same period last year.

CitySprint recruits 600 couriers, carwow headhunts 50

UK same day distribution company CitySprint is looking for an extra 600 couriers, with the business focusing primarily on couriers with small and large vans.

Grocery delivery firm Beelivery to create 50,000 UK jobs

An on-demand grocery delivery business has announced that it is aiming to recruit 50,000 people across the UK, according to news site Bdaily News.

Halfords launches recruitment drive for 700 jobs

UK biking and automotive specialist Halfords is looking to create hundreds of jobs across the country.

Your business 19 July 2021

Temp relaxation of hours, increased tests to solve HGV drivers crisis

Department for Transport has introduced a temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the retained EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales.

Levin Group launches new recruitment brand Storm5

Levin Group has today launched its fourth new recruitment brand Storm5 to serve the retailTech and eCommerce sector.

Lidl, McDonald's and AFC Energy create new jobs in the UK

Lidl plans to open 50 new stores this year, creating 2,000 new jobs in the process. Also adding jobs in the thousands in the UK and Ireland is fast food giant McDonald’s, which will add 20,000 jobs this year.

Over 7,000 businesses saved from insolvency in 2019 says R3 report

A newly-released report from R3, the insolvency and restructuring trade body, shows that the profession rescued 7,200 businesses and saved 297,000 jobs in 2019.

Supplier, Your business 24 May 2021

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

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