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TALES FROM THE FRONT: Still digging deep despite the setbacks

Abi Dunn, founder of hospitality recruiter Sixty Eight People, updates us on her continuing battle to keep her business going in the hardest of times.

Hospitality/Leisure 29 October 2020

Housing recruiter Andersen James launches partnerships service

Housing recruitment firm Andersen James has introduced a new strategic partnerships service to support clients in driving improved attraction, recruitment and retention of talent.

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.

Recruiters felt ready for original IR35 roll-out in April

Nearly three-quarters of recruiters were ready for the new IR35 rules in April.

28 October 2020

Cpl Resources subsidiaries join forces to form to Cpl UK

The UK-based subsidiaries of global talent provider Cpl Resources – Clinical Professionals, RIG Healthcare and Cpl Specialist Talent – have rebranded under the Cpl UK banner.

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

APSCo applies for Kickstart subsidy support for 32 members

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has submitted an application to the government under the Kickstart Scheme for 101 new roles in the recruitment sector on behalf of 32 of its members.

27 October 2020

HCRG sells off Sugarman Australia to focus on UK

Healthcare Resourcing Group (HCRG) has confirmed the sale of Sugarman Australia in a management buy-out.

Healthcare/Medical 27 October 2020

McGinley Group rebrands and relaunches as MCG Group

Multi-sector specialist recruiter McGinley Group has rebranded and today launched itself as the MCG Group.

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

Staffline companies awarded new and extended contracts

Staffline has won new and extended contracts, the recruitment and training group announced today.

Retail, Public sector 5 October 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Granger Reis, Odgers Berndtson, Robert Walters, Stafffinders

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: reative Mettle Recruitment, Frontline Recruitment, MyKindaFuture, National Grid

Marketing, Oil & gas/Energy 5 October 2020

Get ahead of the competition to find out jobs for the future

Finding a new recruitment niche is taking up a lot of time for recruiters who may have found their sector crippled by the Covid-19 pandemic this year.

2 October 2020

Birmingham 2022’s search for first apprentices begins

Birmingham 2022 has launched its search for the first group of apprentices to work as part of the team delivering the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

Outlook not all gloom and doom post-Covid, says economist

Despite job losses, floundering businesses and Brexit, the economic outlook for the UK over the next 18 months is brighter than some might think.

Retail, Transport & logistics 1 October 2020

Competentia acquires APAC recruitment agency Dare

Global recruiting and workforce management specialist Competentia has acquired Dare, a professional recruitment and contract staffing agency.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 1 October 2020

On the UK conference trail: The REC reports on the Lib Dems digital event

Given all that is happening with Covid-19, one would be forgiven for not being aware that we are now in the middle of the annual Party Conference season!

1 October 2020

Special Report advertorial: How Zodeq can help you to start your own recruitment business

Is now the perfect time to set up your own recruitment business? Zodeq believes it is.

30 September 2020

Special Report: How lockdown unlocked creativity

Would-be entrepreneurs are taking the plunge and setting up on their own, despite the recent upheavals. Sue Weekes explores the challenges they are facing.

30 September 2020

Special Report advertorial: Challenges to launching your own business

Mark from WeDo talks about his experience running a business, the challenges it brings, and how new business owners can overcome them.

30 September 2020

Employability: Turning a crisis into an opportunity

The care sector has found a wealth of applicants with a background in customer services from other sectors hard-hit by the pandemic – a win for the recruits and the clients, writes Colin Cottell

Public sector, Social care 30 September 2020

Soundbites October/November 2020

Is working from home here to stay, or will we return to an office environment?

30 September 2020
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