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Don’t ditch the digital identity checks, says Rosser

Returning to in-person identity checks from 21 June is “a daft decision”, the House of Lords has been told following a government announcement last week that the move away from digital checks has been postponed but not cancelled.

HR 17 May 2021

Reboot the human

Expert trainer and author Debra Stevens explains the secret behind creating thriving future working environments.

27 April 2021

South-West hospitality struggles to meet demand with lack of applicants

A Bridport visitor attraction says it is suffering from a lack of job applicants as it approaches its busiest time of the year.

Hospitality/Leisure 27 April 2021

BHI aims to develop a modern, agile labour market

An organisation promising to “bring a revolution in the way the UK hires staff across the labour market” launched last week.

IT/Telecoms 19 April 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: develop, Forsyth Barnes, Heidrick & Struggles, ManpowerGroup, Oakleaf Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group Recruitment, Sixty Eight People, Venatu Recruitment Group

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Avail Technologies, cinch, NSL, Qonnectd, Springpod, Talent Pod, The Curve Group

Better candidate experience tops employers’ wish list for 2021

Improving candidate experience has emerged as the top priority for most in-house recruiters/employers in 2021, according to ‘The State of Recruitment in 2021 Employers Report’ conducted by Talent Nexus.

13 April 2021

Blackfinch Ventures investment in Candidate.ID tops £1.3m

Venture capital firm Blackfinch Ventures has invested £700k into recruitment software developer Candidate.ID, a year after investing an initial £630k into the firm.

IT/Telecoms, HR 13 April 2021

Roadmap out of lockdown lifts hiring activity in March, says Report on Jobs

The easing of lockdown measures in the UK have triggered a marked improvement in recruitment activity in March.

9 April 2021

Recruiters, time to recognise your work and celebrate your day!

Recruiters – your special day is next week! How will you celebrate International Recruiters Day on Thursday, 8 April?

1 April 2021

EdTech specialist Multiverse launches data degree-level apprenticeships

Multiverse, an EdTech start-up offering an alternative to university and corporate training through apprenticeships, has launched a degree-level apprenticeship in partnership with New College of the Humanities (NCH).

APPOINTMENTS: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, GHD, Oakleaf Partnership, Service Care Solutions

Sales, Social care 29 March 2021

Ex-Arcadia staff re-employed at vaccine site in Workington

Former Arcadia staff are being offered work in a new Covid-19 vaccine site at a former Topshop store in Workington, North-West England.

Retail, Healthcare/Medical 24 March 2021

Recruiters step up to help economic recovery

A recruitment industry survey shows how recruiters are stepping up during the Covid crisis.

23 March 2021

Looking for ‘well-stocked minds’ in future candidates

What characteristics should employers look for when they are hiring in the future to successfully navigate business change?

Editor's Leader Mar/Apr 2021

The recruitment industry is jam-packed full of colourful characters.

23 March 2021

Special Report - Technology 2021: Remote recruiting

Hiring in a lockdown has meant recruiters mus be open to new ways of taking on candidates they may not have met in person. Sue Weekes investigates

23 March 2021

Special Report - Technology 2021: Perspectives on the 'new normal'

The pandemic has changed how and where recruiters work, with an increased reliance on technology. Here are three viewpoints of recruitment tech’s ‘new normal’

23 March 2021

Viewpoint: A risky business?

Think carefully about offering IR35 support services

23 March 2021

Insight: Dealing with upheaval

Businesses have been going through turbulent times. So how do you implement change in an era of ‘change fatigue’?

23 March 2021

HMRC highlights employment-based avoidance schemes for contractors and agency workers

An updated version of a tax avoidance report from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) accuses promoters of such schemes of targeting NHS workers who went back to work in the Covid-19 crisis, as the market has “decisively shifted” to focus on middle-income workers and employment-related remuneration instead of on high-income individuals and investment offerings.

22 March 2021

AMS in four-year partnership with Australian Toll Group

Total workforce solutions firm AMS has agreed a four-year partnership with Toll Group, an Australian transportation and logistics company with operations in road, rail, sea, air and warehousing.

Transport & logistics 22 March 2021

Move workers around to increase creativity, says research

Moving employees around in different roles within a company can boost innovation.

17 March 2021

REC finds ‘no evidence of wrongdoing’ by Adecco and PMP Recruitment at Amazon sites

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) said it has “found no evidence of wrongdoing” by recruiters Adecco and PMP Recruitment in connection with allegations of poor treatment of workers at Amazon sites in the UK.

Retail, Transport & logistics 10 March 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 MARCH 2021

This week’s appointments include: Harvey Nash, SRI, TalentTech, The Jockey Club

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