Workplace

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.

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.

 

Retail, Sales 18 June 2020

Demand grows for ‘Covid chaperones’

‘Contact tracer’ is not the only job to emerge in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. Yet another role has evolved, according to the St Albans-based Berry Recruitment Group.

Demand grows for ‘Covid chaperones’

‘Contact tracer’ is not the only job to emerge in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. Yet another role has evolved, according to the St Albans-based Berry Recruitment Group.

Demand grows for ‘Covid chaperones’

‘Contact tracer’ is not the only job to emerge in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown. Yet another role has evolved, according to the St Albans-based Berry Recruitment Group.

Four recruiters make it into list of best mid-sized companies to work for

Four recruiters have made The Sunday Times ‘Best 100 Mid Companies to Work For’ 2020 list.

21 February 2020

Recruiters warned of tribunal risk when signing off workers with stress

Recruiters have been warned of the risk of being brought before a tribunal if they dismiss staff who are deemed to have a disability after they have been signed off with stress.

Healthcare/Medical 28 October 2019

Employers overlook training for contingent workers

UK employers are overlooking the training needs of contingent workers, according to global skills organisation City & Guilds Group.

5 September 2019

Most annoying colleagues tend to be called ‘Sue’ or ‘John’

Are you annoyed by a ‘Sue’ or a ‘John’ at your agency? You’re not on your own, if research from Instaprint is anything to go by.

2 September 2019

Rules to stop recruiter banter turning into sexual harassment

Recruiters have been warned to ensure they have the right training and procedures in place to guard against banter on the sales floor escalating into sexual harassment and tribunals.

25 October 2017

G7 countries vow to help workers as labour markets change

G7 employment ministers have agreed to do more to improve worker employability as labour market demands change.

2 October 2017

Blog: REC reports from Lib Dem Conference

Zero-hour contracts, gender equality, the government’s approach to skills development and Brexit were all hot button topics at this week’s Lib Dem conference.

22 September 2017

App provides tips for tackling smelly colleagues

Struggling to work with a pongy pal at your agency? Fear not! Recruiter could have the solution for you.

24 August 2017

Opus holiday home boosts recruiter up top 20 company list for perks

A rather unusual incentive offered by Opus Professional Services has seen the recruiter feature in a list of companies offering the best benefits.

HR 18 August 2017

Flexible working for all a great idea in an ideal world, say recruiters

Although broadly supportive, recruiters have questioned the practicalities of a recommendation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

Flexible workspace freedom

Recruiters are big users of shared workspaces, enjoying the flexibility they offer. Colin Cottell and Greg Pitcher investigate

19 July 2017

Don’t have a ruff day – bring your dog to work

It’s Bring Your Dog to Work Day, so to celebrate Recruiter trotted round the corner and spoke to consultants at Farringdon-based Profiles Creative about their part-time resident pooch, French bulldog Pudding.

Rec-to-rec 23 June 2017

Suits you – or does it? Goodman Masson brings in relaxed dress code

Goodman Masson’s new dress code reflects the nature of the changing workplace, according to the financial recruiter’s CEO Guy Hayward.

Staffline remains tight-lipped over reported bid for NHS Professionals

Staffline Group says it is unable to comment over reports linking the staffing and employability firm with a bid to take a controlling stake in NHS Professionals.

Deliveroo changes courier contract following MPs’ criticism

Deliveroo has made changes to its contract for its couriers. The move follows MPs’ criticism of contracts of workers employed in the gig economy.

12 May 2017

Taylor urges employers to think about job security and quality of work

Bad jobs are detrimental to UK productivity and worker wellbeing, according to the head of a government review into the gig economy.

10 May 2017

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