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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.

Recruitment industry criticises NI increases for social care reforms

The announcement yesterday [7 September] of National Insurance (NI) and dividend tax increases to cover NHS and social care reforms has been roundly criticised by representatives of the recruitment sector and umbrella workers.

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

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.

Gi Group opens Birmingham branch to help Midlands expansion

Specialist recruiter Gi Group UK has opened a flagship branch in Birmingham to spearhead its Midlands operations as it continues to expand its presence, the company has announced.

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.

Free visa extensions for frontline healthcare workers

Thousands of crucial frontline health workers and their dependents will be granted free visa extensions, home secretary Priti Patel announced on Friday [9 April 2021].

Legislation/Regulation 12 April 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, GHD, Oakleaf Partnership, Service Care Solutions

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

APPOINTMENTS: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s appointments include: Service Care Solutions

Northamptonshire NHS Trusts put out call for healthcare workers

In a move being echoed all over the country and most of the world at the moment, NHS Trusts across Northamptonshire are calling for trained healthcare workers.

In-house recruitment 6 April 2020

Government contractors to receive support if struck down by Covid-19

Government contractors are to receive additional income support should they find themselves unable to work due to the coronavirus under new measures announced this week.

Legislation/Regulation 2 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Alison, Caterer.com, CV-Library, EVA.ai, Primary Care Recruitment, Sigmar Recruitment, Social Republic, Strallen

Supported living service Eden Futures creates 40 new roles in Midlands

A UK provider of supported living services is creating more than 40 roles as it launches new accommodation places across Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent over the next few months.

In-house recruitment 26 March 2020

Surge as jobseekers search for key worker roles

Job searches for key worker roles in the driving, retail and hospitality sectors have surged, according to data from job board CV-Library.

Sanctuary Personnel’s James Rook calls for unity to support NHS and care homes

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, a leading health and care recruiter has called on recruiters to work together to support the NHS and care homes.

JobsOutlook shows businesses have renewed confidence

New data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) shows that businesses have become more confident in their ability to hire new staff.

Recruiters must get to grips with new immigration system

Recruiters have been urged to familiarise themselves with government’s new immigration points-based system to help clients navigate the talent sourcing challenges that lie ahead.

GLAA revokes licence of Southampton-based recruiter

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has revoked the licence of a Southampton-based recruitment agency with immediate effect.

Employment enforcement tsar calls on government to address workers’ wrongly labelled status

The UK’s interim director of labour market enforcement has called on government to address the thorny issue of employment status in its forthcoming Employment Bill.

More firms announce new apprenticeships

As National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February) draws to a close, Recruiter brings readers more UK employers making apprenticeship announcements.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: 1st Step Solutions, OCC Computer Personnel, On-Site London, Salt Recruitment Group, Weviewed

Supplier 3 February 2020

JobsOutlook shows hiring sentiment is recovering

Hiring sentiment following December’s decisive general election is recovering, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 JANUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: 15Five, Amerit Consulting, Brilliant Jobs, Creative Industry Showcase, Glassdoor, KDR Recruitment, Novacare, Odgers Interim

Supplier, Diversity/Inclusion 20 January 2020

MiddletonMurray looks to buy up recruitment firms in 2020

Apprenticeship training provider and Apprenticeship Levy consultancy MiddletonMurray is hitting the acquisition trail in 2020.

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