Retail

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.

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

CitySprint and Poundland create nearly 2,000 jobs

Job creation news comes today from distribution company CitySprint and retailer Poundland.

Staffline companies awarded new and extended contracts

Staffline has won new and extended contracts, the recruitment and training group announced today.

Outlook not all gloom and doom post-Covid, says economist

Despite job losses, floundering businesses and Brexit, the economic outlook for the UK over the next 18 months is brighter than some might think.

Aldi invests in UK stores and creates 4,000 new jobs

Aldi will add 4,000 permanent new jobs in the UK in 2021 as part of a promised £1.3bn investment between this year and next.

In-house recruitment 29 September 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 28 SEPTEMBER-2 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Beringer Tame, CIPHR, PBS, Recruitment Entrepreneur

Supplier 28 September 2020

Amazon pulls controversial job ads for ‘intelligence’ analysts

Two job adverts for analysts, whose duties would include monitoring social media and other sources for organised labour activities, have been abruptly pulled by retail giant Amazon after creating controversy on both sides of the Atlantic.

In-house recruitment 3 September 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 1-4 SEPTEMBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: MET Marketing, Recruit 2 You

1 September 2020

New Street Consulting Group undergoes rebrand

Overseas expansion plans play a major role in future strategy for people solutions provider New Street Consulting Group.

Your recruitment business 26 August 2020

People 1st International partners with charity to help travel industry

Skills expert People 1st International is helping people in the travel industry to transfer to other sectors.

Free lunch vouchers for office workers to boost city sandwich bars

Would a £5 lunch voucher incentivise you or your team to return to the office?

Your business 12 August 2020

North-West recruiter enjoys summer boom in temp placements

A Birkenhead-headquartered recruitment business reports it is enjoying significant success in placing more temporary workers this summer in driving, logistics, distribution and warehousing jobs than at the same time in previous years.

Circle Select dives down for talent, but who is narrating the video?

Sir David Attenborough knows a things about the natural world, but he is not the first name that comes to mind when it comes to promoting a recruitment business.

Recruitment bright spots amid jobs carnage

After Marks & Spencer’s announcement yesterday that it plans to shed 900 jobs – just the latest in a litany of bad news on the jobs front – recruiters could be excused for feeling a bit gloomy.

Letter demands licensing of garment factories

More than 50 MPs and Peers alongside leading retailers, as well as the Association of Labour Providers, are calling on the home secretary Priti Patel to take urgent action to prevent the exploitation of garment workers in the UK.

Your business, Workplace 21 July 2020

Employee numbers down but Avon reports surge in new reps calling

The number of employees on payrolls in the UK was down in June by nearly 650,000 from March this year, but the decline appears to be slowing.

Temporary workforce 16 July 2020
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