Diversity/Inclusion

Upstart: Aspire to employment equality in the gym

Colin Cottell looks at the firm getting more people with disabilities working as instructors.

Hospitality/Leisure 13 February 2020
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Big talking point: How #EachforEqual are you?

Despite advances in equality and inclusion at work, gender pay gaps and male-dominated boardrooms persist – damaging both equal opportunities and business performance. The recruitment industry can help change that

13 February 2020

Ex-military guaranteed interviews for some government jobs

Military veterans are to guaranteed interviews for some government jobs under a new pilot scheme aimed at boosting their job prospects.

Public sector 10 February 2020

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.

Social care, Hospitality/Leisure 7 February 2020

Employers urged to help channel Apprenticeship Levy funding

Employers have a key role to play in ensuring Apprenticeship Levy funding reaches the sectors and individuals who need it most.

Construction & property 4 February 2020

Snobbery around class not a barrier in recruitment industry

While class snobbery can prove a barrier to candidates securing the right job, the good news is it appears the same cannot be said about the recruitment sector.

Veteran of retail recruitment Craig Vidler dies

Craig Vidler, a 50-year veteran of the retail recruitment sector, has passed away aged 73.

Retail, Charity & not-for-profit 29 January 2020

Project aims to tackle gender/ethnic bias in AI recruitment

Researchers have set their sights on tackling the problem of gender and ethnic bias in recruitment and human resource management as part of a new £1m project.

HR 29 January 2020

Ex-offenders at HMP Barlinnie given dedicated work coaches

Government has announced plans to further enhance a scheme aimed at supporting former prisoners back into work in Scotland.

Public sector, HR 24 January 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 20-24 JANUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Grad DNA, Lorien, Nigel Wright, Pearson TalentLens, Resume-Library, Rhino Site Services, Textkernel

Marketing & Sales, Retail 22 January 2020

Jobcentre coaches must tailor local funding to meet special work needs

The UK government is exploring giving Jobcentre work coaches the funding to commission local projects to help get people back into work.

Hospitality/Leisure 21 January 2020

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

Public sector, Social care 20 January 2020

Legal recruitment market – what can we expect in 2020?

Ann-Marie Goodbody gives her views on the year ahead in the legal market and the opportunities open to recruiters.

Brother Henry joins sister Scarlett’s search firm Harper:Fox Partners

Henry Allen-Horton has spoken to Recruiter about why he has chosen to join his Apprentice finalist sister Scarlett’s recruitment agency Harper:Fox Partners.

Parliament launches annual recruitment day

Parliament’s historic Westminster Hall is to host a recruitment fair next week showcasing opportunities in the various communities within Parliament.

Public sector, Education 17 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.

Retail, Public sector 15 January 2020

Ahmed’s equal pay win against BBC highlights issues for recruiters

Recruiters have been urged to carry out equal pay audits to guard against being taken to tribunal.

13 January 2020

Fishwick’s OBE recognition of transforming lives through work

The managing director of Transform Lives Company (TLC), a social enterprise that helps unemployed people into work, says her OBE is as much a recognition of its mission as it is of her own achievements.

7 January 2020

Employment professionals recognised in New Year’s Honours list

Professionals committed to helping unemployed people and graduates into work, as well as those charged with tackling the scourge of modern slavery, were among those recognised in the New Year’s Honours List.

BAME execs remain super-glued to the corporate floor says Phillips

UK firms risk falling behind their US counterparts if they continue to fail to improve ethnic diversity in Britain’s boardrooms.

Executive search 4 December 2019

Disability organisation calls on next government to deliver on workplace inclusion

A non-profit disability and business organisation is calling on the next government to support businesses to deliver on disability inclusion.

3 December 2019

Hospitality helps the vulnerable bridge the gap into work

Tackling UK hospitality’s skills gap by employing ex-offenders and those who have experienced homelessness is just one benefit of this approach, according to new research.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 25-29 NOVEMBER 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Intelligent Resource, MRG People Asia, Spktral

Make application forms accessible to all, recruiters are advised

Recruiters have been urged to ensure application forms are accessible to all applicants and not putting off those with certain disabilities.

19 November 2019

Employability: Bridging the gap between two worlds

Colin Cottell investigates Street2Boardroom

Sales, Creative/Digital/Media 15 November 2019

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