Transport & logistics

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

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.

Berry Recruitment expands into Wellingborough

Multi-sector recruiter Berry Recruitment has expanded into Wellingborough, Northants, in a strategic move to widen its East Midlands catchment area, the company has announced.

Your recruitment business 11 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.

TfL TA head says Covid is huge opportunity to foster greater diversity

The Covid pandemic is a huge opportunity to dismantle some of the recruitment barriers facing diverse talent.

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.

Train demand leads to 200 new staff at Bombardier

Train manufacturer Bombardier plans to hire an additional 200 staff at its Derby site to meet growing demand for new trains.

Agency workers win tribunal against Royal Mail and Angard over status

The Royal Mail Group and Angard Staffing Solutions have lost an Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling over the status of agency workers.

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 JULY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Two Rivers Recruitment

SSP rebate rules hit temp agencies unfairly

Temp recruitment agencies are unfairly affected by the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate rules.

Action needed to avert labour market crisis, says report

With unemployment widely expected to rise over the coming months as the government furlough scheme is withdrawn, a new report has called on the government to take a two-pronged approach to avert a labour market crisis.

Hays Travel plans recruitment drive lift-off

A spike in holiday bookings has sparked a recruitment drive for one travel agency.

Boost for logistics sector as DPD recruits 6,000 staff

Logistics and delivery firm DPD is recruiting 6,000 new staff, in response to an unprecedented boom in online shopping caused by Covid-19.

When there’s no place like home – and it may need improving

Amid a gloom-and-doom cascade of unemployment figures and numbers of furloughed workers, small shoots of economic activity are popping up, notably in the home improvement and delivery sectors.

 

Companies, Workplace 18 June 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 1-5 JUNE 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Acorn Rail, Wagestream

Supplier, Your business 1 June 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Bullhorn, eFinancialCareers, HR GO Recruitment, JobsTrackR

Supplier, Technology 12 May 2020

Hospitality will be hit hard unless job retention scheme is extended, says HBAA

Hospitality, travel and events sector businesses need the Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended, according to a trade association representing those industries.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 APRIL 2020

This week’s new launches include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Candidate.ID, Credentially, Enginuity, GeekTalent, inploi, Jobs in North Wales, Konexo, Snack, Talent Beam, WorkTaps, Zoom

Supplier, Temporary workforce 20 April 2020

Agility and flexibility rescues logistics recruiter

Colin Cottell reports how J&J Recruitment Services is taking the long view in this crisis.

Royal Mail accused of prejudicial treatment of agency workers over hand sanitiser

Law firm Irwin Mitchell has accused Royal Mail for allegedly failing to provide its agency workers with the same protection from coronavirus as other employed postal workers.

Temporary workforce 14 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Attrax, Candidate.ID, Central England Co-operative, Cross Country Healthcare, Frontline Recruitment, RoboRecruiter

Supplier, Technology 14 April 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 APRIL 2020

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Talentmark

7 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts include: Kennedy Executive Search, Lorien, Placed, Saltor Talent, SonicJobs, Sterling

‘Unprecedented’ demand leads to recruitment drive for pizza firm

A Nottingham-based food manufacturing giant has launched a recruitment drive due to “unprecedented” demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

Consilium Recruit helps Sprint Power Technology create jobs

A Birmingham-based automotive firm is creating 50 new roles.

In-house recruitment 30 March 2020
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