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Job vacancies rise to record levels, says ONS

The number of job vacancies in February to April 2022 has risen to a new record of 1,295,000, according to the Office of National Statistics.

17 May 2022

IAG Cargo appoints Andrews chief people officer

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has appointed Caroline Andrews as chief people officer.

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 MAY 2022

This week’s appointments include: JobAdder, Trinnovo Group

IT/Telecoms 17 May 2022

Deliveroo riders get a ‘stronger voice’ with landmark union deal

GMB Union and Deliveroo have signed an historic union recognition deal covering the company’s more than 90,000 self-employed riders.

Sell unused assets to improve cashflow say experts

Businesses are urged to sell unused assets as one of several possible measures to raise capital and improve cashflow.

12 May 2022

Industry rounds on government for no Employment Bill

Voices across the recruitment, employment, umbrella and compliance landscape have almost unanimously rounded on the government for failing to deliver an Employment Bill within the Queen’s Speech yesterday [10 May 2022].

11 May 2022

Matrix appoints staffing industry veteran MacMillan chairman

Recruitment technology business Matrix has appointed staffing industry veteran Richard MacMillan as chairman, as the company gears up for a new stage of growth.

XPO supports charity to get veterans into logistics

XPO Logistics, provider of freight transportation services, has announced a new partnership with Veterans into Logistics.

Growing Talent for fresh produce industry in Kent

A new pilot project in Kent is offering individuals an opportunity to fast track into the fresh produce industry.

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 MAY 2022

This week’s appointments include: Flight Story, VIQU, Wilbury Stratton

Retail, Executive search 11 May 2022

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 MAY 2022

This week’s new launches include: Fawcett Society, Indeed Flex, REC

REC and TUC urge government to include Employment Bill in Queen’s Speech

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and TUC have written a joint letter to the labour market minister, urging the government to include the Employment Bill in the Queen’s Speech.

10 May 2022

New UK jobs in hospitality and travel industries

A North-East restaurant group plans to more than double the number of restaurants across the UK and create more than 200 jobs by the end of next year.

Rolls-Royce picks Morson’s RPOne to recruit for its nuclear power ambitions

Rolls-Royce SMR has appointed the Morson Group’s nuclear recruitment specialist RPOne to support its largest recruitment campaign to date.

Viewpoint: How recruiters can be proactive on ESG

Recruiters can help organisations get to grips with environmental social governance.

9 May 2022

Is the future for identity checks totally digital?

Digital ID checks have been extended in the UK to the end of September, but they're probably going to be here to stay.

9 May 2022

The Workplace: May/June 2022

Having a stimulating office environment can encourage innovation and creativity.

9 May 2022

The Last Word May/June 2022: Alan Furley

Why quality over quantity wins the day.

9 May 2022

Cryptocurrency doors are open

What does the adoption and strengthened regulation of cryptocurrency mean for recruiters, employers and the war for talent?

9 May 2022

New embedded values sets Forward Role apart from the pack

After pitching against much larger recruitment agencies, Forward Role’s thinking outside the box pays off in winning business.

Retail, Marketing 9 May 2022

Remote learning comes of age

As the battle for recruitment talent intensifies, recruiters are turning to online learning to train ‘rookie recruiters’ and upskill those in place. Sue Weekes investigates

9 May 2022

Soundbites: May/June 2022

What impact will an influx of Ukrainian refugees/political asylum seekers have on the UK talent market?

9 May 2022

AMS brings two new directors on board following period of growth

Global provider of talent outsourcing and advisory services AMS (formerly Alexander Mann Solution) has appointed two new directors, Jacqueline Welch and Franck Cohen, to its board.

Body Shop extends open hiring to open up work to more marginalised people

The Body Shop has announced further plans to extend its open-hiring programme following a successful pilot over the Christmas season with temporary seasonal hires.

Hays grows partnership with Trees for Cities in UK&I

Global recruiter Hays has announced a new 18-month partnership with the charity Trees for Cities in the UK & Ireland.

Charity & not-for-profit 25 April 2022
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