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Remote hiring brings the best to Spotify

How easy is it to hire top talent remotely? Spotify shows us how to do it.

Creative/Digital/Media, HR 1 December 2020

Turning on the tourism talent tap

Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Project is going to require a workforce of 35,000 in a sector in which it doesn’t have a huge home-grown skill base

Viewpoint: Starting up in a pandemic

Ok, so what do I do now?

1 December 2020

Editor's Leader December 2020

Is the gloom of 2020 looking as if it is nearly over?

1 December 2020

Firms offered incentives to recruit Armed Forces leavers

Businesses are being encouraged to recruit Armed Forces leavers through the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD’s) official employment provider.

30 November 2020


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Abintegro, Andersen James, GCS Recruitment, Kelly, REED, Tangent, The Access Group

Chancellor’s £4bn+ jobs package predicted in Spending Review

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is today expected to reveal a £2.9bn scheme to help a million people with job searches plus a further £1.4bn to bolster Jobcentre Plus’s capacity when he announces the government’s spending plans for the coming year.

REC offers government six-point plan to create jobs

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) is calling on government to help create jobs and promote business recovery with a six-point proposal.

11 November 2020

REC chief calls for more help for businesses ahead of second lockdown

Neil Carberry, CEO of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), is calling for cuts to support businesses ahead of a second lockdown.

2 November 2020

Leeds Manufacturing Festival showcases careers to young people

A series of events showcasing the variety of manufacturing career opportunities will launch next week at the Leeds Manufacturing Festival.

REC Jobs Outlook shows rise in employer hiring confidence

The latest Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) Jobs Outlook reflects a rising optimism in businesses’ hiring confidence and growing intentions to hire.

28 October 2020

Neurodiversity: The need for different ways of thinking

In ADHD Awareness Month, Jamie MacKenzie highlights the neurodiverse talent that employers are often missing out on.

28 October 2020

PRS works with Outplacement Services to support employees through redundancies

Property and built environment recruitment specialist PRS has announced a joint venture with Outplacement Services to offer support for businesses helping employees transition through redundancy.

Harvey Nash expands in US with Latitude 36 buy

Global technology recruitment and solutions provider Harvey Nash Group has acquired Latitude 36 as part of its strategic expansion in the US.

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 22 October 2020

Employment minister says ‘structural challenges’ in labour market must be fixed

A pivotal part of the government’s myriad employment schemes is to fix the “structural challenges” in the labour market, employment minister Miriam (Mims) Davies told Recruiter.

Oil & gas/Energy, Social care 21 October 2020

In-house recruiters come together online at IHRE20 virtual event

Delegates tuning into the inaugural IHRE20 Summit Virtual Event last week joined in a round of applause for the recruitment and resourcing industry.


This week’s appointments include: Flint Hyde, Harvey John, Lily Shippen Secretarial Recruitment, Mercer, New Street Consulting Group, Perkbox, The Portfolio Group, Walter James Group

Retail, Transport & logistics 19 October 2020

Blackbridge Communications employees take ownership of agency

Employer marketing agency Blackbridge Communications has now become an employee-owned business.

Marketing 15 October 2020

On the UK conference trail: REC reports on virtual Conservative Party event

“…because even in the darkest moments we can see the bright future ahead, and we can see how to build it, and we are going to build it together.”

14 October 2020

CitySprint and Poundland create nearly 2,000 jobs

Job creation news comes today from distribution company CitySprint and retailer Poundland.

Retail, Transport & logistics 12 October 2020

UK recruitment activity on the rise says Report on Jobs

The latest KPMG and REC’s UK Report on Jobs has found an increase in recruitment activity with the reopening of more parts of the economy.

8 October 2020

Reducing coronavirus transmission rates – we can all do our bit at work

With winter approaching, Jonathan Ratcliffe offers advice on reducing the spread of Covid-19 in our recruitment businesses.

Engineering 7 October 2020

Small businesses hit by £2.2bn due to customers going into insolvency

UK small-and-medium-sized businesses have written off £2.2bn in revenue because their customers have become insolvent during the lockdown, a new report suggests.

7 October 2020

Government’s JETS scheme launches to coach jobseekers

A £238m employment programme will see jobseekers offered coaching and advice on moving into “growing sectors”, the government has said.

Public sector 5 October 2020


This week’s new contracts & deals include: 1st Executive, CIPHR, Peakon, Siemens Financial Services, Staffbase, teambay

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 5 October 2020