Temporary workforce

Profile: Right move at the right Momenta

Entrepreneur and Momenta founder Richard Stevens has an uncanny ability to predict emerging trends and then capitalise on them. Roisin Woolnough found out more

1 December 2020

Shore Group secures £20m funding from Santander

The Shore Group, a Hove-based recruitment agency, has arranged an invoice finance facility from Santander UK to help its growth plans.

Government consults recruiters on proposal to ban movement of care home temps

Recruiters have until midday next Monday [23 November] to respond to a government consultation launched last Friday [13 November] on a proposal to ban temporary staff from moving between care homes.

Social care, Healthcare/Medical 18 November 2020

Treasury to clear up confusion with IR35 changes

Recent confusion around the status of umbrella companies in relation to the role of intermediaries in upcoming changes in IR35 should soon be cleared up, according to a written tax policy update issued last week.

17 November 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: CV-Library, The Recruitment Crowd

IT/Telecoms, Hospitality/Leisure 17 November 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: ManpowerGroup, The HT Group

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 10 November 2020
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Perm jobs hit, temp billings up says Report on Jobs

A renewed drop in permanent staff appointments occurred in October as Covid-19 case numbers weighed heavily on recruitment plans, according to the latest KPMG and REC UK Report on Jobs survey.

5 November 2020

Clause in IR35 makes umbrellas redundant and makes agencies the ‘fee-payer’

An “errant clause” in the controversial off-payroll legislation that is due to be implemented next April has redefined ‘intermediaries’ and now appears to make the use of payment intermediaries redundant, according to IR35 expert Dave Chaplin.

8 October 2020

Cocktail connoisseur or workplace bully? Two new roles to apply for

Are you a connoisseur of cocktails? Or perhaps, are you a (thankfully) out of work bully?

HR, Hospitality/Leisure 8 October 2020

Staffline companies awarded new and extended contracts

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

Retail, Public sector 5 October 2020

New owners and management at TEAM network

The Employment Agents Movement (TEAM) has new owners and leaders for the first time since the network was launched 25 years ago.

Executive search 5 October 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: reative Mettle Recruitment, Frontline Recruitment, MyKindaFuture, National Grid

Marketing, Oil & gas/Energy 5 October 2020

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.

Retail, Transport & logistics 1 October 2020

Free courses for adults without A-levels to upskill population

Full funding for college courses offering “skills valued by employers” will be made available from next April to adults without an A-level or equivalent qualification, the government is to announce today, according to national news sources.

Social care, Transport & logistics 29 September 2020

Industry’s view: Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan ‘lacking focus’

A nice programme as far as it goes – but Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan is missing substance as far as employment goes.

28 September 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 28 SEPTEMBER-2 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: Kloogo, My Digital

Creative/Digital/Media, IT/Telecoms 28 September 2020

GLAA prevents woman illegally supplying workers to agencies

Investigators from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) have used legal powers to prevent a Romanian woman from supplying workers without a licence.

21 August 2020

Agency workers in sandwich factory could lead to staff walk-out

The use of agency workers at a pre-packed sandwich factory in Northampton is threatening to ignite a staff walk-out, according to the BBC.

Industrial/Manufacturing 7 August 2020

ANALYSIS: International contractor recruitment – where’s hot and where’s not?

Covid-19’s impact on the world of international contractor recruitment has certainly been extensive, with travel restrictions causing many projects to be put on hold throughout the last few months.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 5 August 2020

Jobs still being created despite recent gloom

Off the back of dismal job news in recent days and weeks, good job news is surfacing in the construction, energy and hospitality sectors with announcements from both government and the private sector.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 4 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.

Retail, Transport & logistics 4 August 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 AUGUST 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Coding Ninjas, CV-Library, Hirist, Kingdom Services Group, Recruitly, Robin Recruitment Healthcare

Implications of HMRC’s IR35 win in Hawksbee case unclear

IR35 experts say it is too early to say what the implications are of a rare win for HMRC in a case involving radio and comedy writer Paul Hawksbee.

Creative/Digital/Media 29 July 2020

GLAA rescues 10 Romanian workers from potential exploitation

Following the rescue of a Romanian woman from a property in Haverhill Suffolk, who was suspected of being at risk of modern slavery and labour exploitation, a further 10 Romanians have been safeguarded as part of an investigation by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).

23 July 2020

Flexible working expected to rise post-Covid, says redwigwam report

Both workers and employers expect to see more flexible working in a post-Covid world, according to a new report.

23 July 2020
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