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Major Players acquires Gemini People

Creative, digital and tech recruiters Major Players has acquired creative, digital and PR recruiter Gemini People for an undisclosed sum.

Lady Sanity is a natural fit for SF Recruitment

Midlands-based SF Recruitment is the latest recruiter to turn to the world of music to promote their hardworking consultants.

18 February 2020

UK unemployment remaining low but job vacancies rising

The UK’s unemployment rate has remained at 3.8% – its joint lowest level since early 1975, according to official figures.

18 February 2020

Recruiters make up nearly 1 in 10 of Sunday Times International Track 200

Nineteen recruiters feature among this year’s Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200, six more than appeared in last year’s list.

17 February 2020


This week’s launches include: Camino Partners, Stanton House, Vantage Consulting

GLAA revokes licence of Southampton-based recruiter

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has revoked the licence of a Southampton-based recruitment agency with immediate effect.

Jim Ryan: How can we improve recruitment's reputation as a career?

What is the real motivation behind your team?

13 February 2020

Ask the expert: March 2020

I’m not enjoying running my business at the moment. Any suggestions?

13 February 2020

Waive fees to help agency workers out of poverty

Recruiters should waive the ‘temp to perm’ fee in order to help temporary agency workers move on in their career, a recruiter has suggested.

13 February 2020

Upstart: Aspire to employment equality in the gym

Colin Cottell looks at the firm getting more people with disabilities working as instructors.

Hospitality/Leisure 13 February 2020

Viewpoint: Wrongdoing in the workplace

Blowing the whistle on bad practice.

13 February 2020

Soundbites March 2020

Would you ban recruitment consultants from using LinkedIn and encourage them instead to pick up the phone?

13 February 2020

Training: As seen on video

Nick Kirk, Managing Director UK&I, at PageGroup

13 February 2020

REC Professionals: Q&A with a flexible worker

Alfie Blagg, student and flexible worker in London and Cornwall, on what flexibility means to him

REC Professionals: Attracting women into engineering

Jenna Beard, Sales Manager, VHR, on attracting women into engineering

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 13 February 2020

Start-up of the Month: J&J Recruitment

Experienced driving recruiter Joanne Davies and industrial & commercial recruiter Joe Ebsworth have joined forces to launch logistics and warehousing perm staffing specialist J&J Recruitment Services.

Shape up, then ship out

Recruiters thinking of selling up should make sure they are dispensible, recruiters have heard.

13 February 2020

A survival kit for the future

Are you a leader who holds back during uncertainty, or someone who isn’t scared to dive into the unknown?

13 February 2020

Legal update: IR35 - 17 days to get it right

Jane O'Shea, REC Solicitor, on IR35 legislation.

Legal, HR 13 February 2020

Big talking point: How #EachforEqual are you?

Despite advances in equality and inclusion at work, gender pay gaps and male-dominated boardrooms persist – damaging both equal opportunities and business performance. The recruitment industry can help change that

13 February 2020

Staff and agencies stick together

Recruitment Industry Benchmark's new Index.

13 February 2020

Hadley's comment: Sustainability and AI

How can we get to grips with drivers of change, asks Tom Hadley, REC’s Director of Policy and Campaigns

13 February 2020

The View: Much more to do on equal pay

It’s International Women’s Day and 50 years since the Equal Pay Act. There’s much more to do… says Neil Carberry, REC Chief Executive

13 February 2020

REC to Sajid Javid: ‘pause and think again’ on IR35

The REC has written a joint letter to the Chancellor about the proposed IR35 legislation.

13 February 2020

Scale up your recruitment business with digital marketing

Improving your conversion rate among candidates and clients is the key to unlocking the potential of recruitment agency’s websites and digital marketing, recruiters have heard.

12 February 2020

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