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  • Eden Brown Built Environment partners with FM professional

    Eden Brown Built Environment has partnered with facilities management (FM) professional Keith Glennister, who will join the business in an ambassadorial role from 1st February.Announced at the Institute of Directors on Thursday evening, Glennister will be working closely with the senior management team, playing a significant role in the growth of the FM business. As part of the partnership, he wil...

  • Giant Accounts wins ‘Accountancy Company of the Year’ at 2016 Wealth and Finance International Awards

    Giant Accounts has won Accountancy Company of the Year at the 2016 Wealth and Finance International Awards.A worldwide awards programme, individual winners are decided by a combination of votes gathered from the Wealth and Finance International network of respected industry partners and rigorous in-house research.Mark McAllister, director at Giant Accounts, said, "We are delighted to win the Accou...

  • Robert Walters appoints non-executive director

    Robert Walters has appointed Tanith Dodge to the board as a non-executive director with effect from 1st February 2017.Dodge (pictrued) is an HR executive with a strong consumer background in international organisations. She is currently group human resources director at Value Retail, joining last year from Marks & Spencer Group PLC where she led global HR for 80,000 employees in 53 countries and h...

  • IT and Telco experts fear for their company’s future, reveals Networkers

    IT and Telco professionals (30%) believe their organisation is not prepared or agile enough for the challenges of the future, according to Networkers. Following a survey of over 1,600 IT and Telco professionals from around the world, Networkers can reveal in its first survey - Technology: Voice of the Workforce – that tech professionals do not believe their organisation is prepared for the biggest...

  • Frontline appoints business manager

    Frontline Recruitment has appointed Elly Clow (pictured) as a business manager in the firm's Leicester office.Tony Wilmot, director and co-founder of Frontline Recruitment, said, "Frontline is expanding faster than at any time in our history, and we have a great track record of hiring the best young talent available. I wish Henry [Henson, who joins as a business resource] and Elly all the very bes...

  • tml Partners appoints associate director

    tml Partners has promoted Helen Ratcliffe to associate director.Simon Bassett, managing director commented, “Helen has been an invaluable part of the tml journey from our outset – she’s a key part of our management team and plays an instrumental role with many of our largest clients.”Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com

  • Lorien relaunches to strengthen business

    Lorien has undergone a brand relaunch to support its re-energised business strategy.   Including a more contemporary visual identity and a brand new website, it is hoped that the relaunch of the technology recruitment specialist, part of the Impellam Group, will allow it to continue meeting the evolving needs of clients and candidates.   The relaunch follows the appointment of Claire Marsh as ne...

  • gap Personnel seeking acquisition targets

    gap Personnel is actively seeking acquisition targets to help the company build on strong sales performance during 2016.The national company, which has 44 locations across the country employing 260 people, achieved sales of £36.4m in the last quarter of 2016, a year-on-year increase of 17%, which puts gap on target to record a group EBITDA profit of more than £4m by March 31 2017.Through its stron...

  • Encore Personnel in Telford celebrates 13th anniversary

    The Telford branch of Midlands-based recruitment firm, Encore Personnel, is celebrating its 13th year in business with a variety of celebrations taking place at the company’s Wellington office over the next 12 months.Over nine thousand local people have been placed into various employment opportunities since the branch, based on Plough Road, was established in 2004.Telford was the second branch op...

  • Revenues up 2% at year end 2016 for ManpowerGroup

    ManpowerGroup has released its results for the fourth quarter and its full year 2016 results.   ManpowerGroup has reported net earnings of $1.87 per diluted share for the three months ended 31st December 2016 compared to $1.66 per diluted share in the prior year period. The net earnings in the quarter were $127.4m compared to $123.9m a year earlier. Revenues for the fourth quarter totalled $5.0 ...

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  • Innovantage integrates with Bond AdaptUX and TempBuddy

    Innovantage has integrated its lead generation application with Bond International Software’s globally adopted recruitment software, AdaptUX, and TempBuddy’s contingent workforce platform.With its purpose-built analytics platform Innovantage captures job postings from over 250 job boards and 200,000 employer websites to provide recruiters with relevant sales leads tailored to their chosen job mark...

  • UK engineers remain confident despite year of political and economic uncertainty

    Matchtech, the UK’s number one engineering recruitment company, surveyed over 2,500 engineers from around the world for the first Engineering: Voice of the Workforce study showing that despite the political and economic uncertainty of 2016 UK engineering confidence is still high at 58%.   Despite the good news, the survey showed that engineers’ confidence has been knocked by the events of 2016. ...

  • Sprite Technical Services appoints business development manager

    Specialist employment intermediary, Sprite Technical Services UK LLP, has appointed Jodie Monsees as business development manager.   Monsees (pictured) previously worked as a consultant at BMS Performance and as an account manager at Maxipay Accounting Services.   She said, “This year, like every year there are changes to be made by HMRC that will impact the Recruitment Industry. 2016 was a pa...

  • ADVANCE confirms quarterly EY ‘supervision, direction or control’ reviews

    Contracting solutions provider ADVANCE has strengthened its compliance credentials by becoming the first company to undergo independent quarterly reviews of its ‘supervision, direction or control’ (SDC) process by tax experts at EY.The quarterly reviews are distinct from and in addition to annual Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA) compliance audits and analyse ADVANCE’s approach t...

  • Amsource Technology opens office in Manchester

    Amsource Technology, a software recruitment agency based in the North of England has opened a second office in a new location, Manchester.With this new location, Amsource Technology says it will be bringing its Tech//Connect events to Manchester over the course of the next year, which will be an opportunity for Manchester-based tech professionals to engage with thought leaders in the sector. Its p...

  • TEAM appoints regional director for Kent

    TEAM has appointed Richard Tillbrook as regional director for the Kent region.    Tillbrook said, “I am delighted to be appointed as regional director of TEAM for the Kent area and look forward to supporting all of the members in the region as we build and improve HRGO’s participation and presence in this fantastic network.”   Tillbrook has previously worked as managing director of HRGO Kent L...

  • Randstad launches Teacher Application Hub to make hiring teachers simpler

    Randstad Education has launched a new tool for teachers after revealing two thirds give up on job applications because they are too lengthy and complicated.The recruiter created the Teacher Application Hub to offer job hunting teachers career advice and guidance.The Hub is a comprehensive guide to the teacher recruitment process, covering everything from the initial search and application to prepa...

  • Staffing 360 Solutions closes $7.4m financing

    Staffing 360 Solutions has today announced the successful closing of its previously announced $7.4m financing with Jackson Investment Group.   "This marks a significant milestone in our corporate history," stated Brendan Flood (pictured), executive chairman of Staffing 360 Solutions. "With the financing from Jackson Investment Group officially closed, this gives us the opportunity to refinance d...

  • Alexander Mann Solutions employee honoured in the 2017 Power Part Time List

    Laurie Padua, director of technology and operations consulting at Alexander Mann Solutions has been named in the 2017 Power Part Time List: A national roll call of the UK’s top 50 men and women who work in senior, business-critical roles, all on less than five days per week.The 2017 Power Part Time list – now in its fifth year – is compiled annually by Timewise joint CEOs and co-founders Karen Mat...

  • Job applications up 11%, totaljobs data shows

    Job applications surged during the end of 2016, the latest data released today by totaljobs has revealed. The Totaljobs Employment Index, which measures activity across the totaljobs website, has shown that job applications were up 11% in the final three months of 2016, when compared with the three months prior.   Applications in the last three months of 2016 were also 25% higher than in the sam...

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  • Cast UK launch HR division

    Cast UK has launched a new division focused exclusively around human resources recruitment services.The launch of this division comes in response to increased demand from its client base who, over the last few years, have enlisted Cast UK’s services to find HR professionals specific to its specialisms; procurement, buying, supply chain and logistics.The new human resources team will be led by mana...

  • ICO warns people it’s against the law to take clients’ personal information to a new company

    A former recruitment consultant has been prosecuted for taking client records containing personal information to her new job.   Rebecca Gray pleaded guilty at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on 18 January to a section 55 obtaining offence under the Data Protection Act.   The defendant, who worked for Elite Employment Group in Widnes, emailed the contact details of over 100 clients to her persona...

  • SRi merges with US media and entertainment executive search firm

    Executive search and consulting firm SRi today announced a merger with US media and entertainment executive search firm, The Cheyenne Group.   Founded in 1999, The Cheyenne Group provides search and consulting services by assisting management teams and boards with the recruitment and selection of senior executives, corporate directors, and other professional personnel for clients in media, enter...

  • RTC Group trading in line with market expectations at year end 2016

    The Board of RTC has provided a trading update for its financial year ended 31st December 2016, advising that it is trading in line with current market expectations.The Group expects to announce its preliminary results on 27th February 2017.Andy Pendlebury, CEO, said, "We are pleased that our trading is in line with market expectations.  All of our group businesses had a strong end to the year and...

  • Flexible working top workplace perk for employees, reveals CV-Library

    New research from CV-Library has revealed just how important workplace perks are to UK workers, with nearly two thirds (62.1%) of professionals stating that they consider these to be a key factor when looking for a job. Furthermore, just over one in 10 (12.6%) said that they would turn down a job if the company didn’t offer workplace perks.   Worryingly, the survey of 1,000 professionals also re...

  • Winners of the ContractorUK Reader Awards announced

    The winners of the ContractorUK Reader Awards 2016 have been announced.Hays IT was named Best Recruitment Agency of 2016, with Capita being named the runner-up.SJD Accountancy won Best Contractor Accountant (large) of 2016. PayStream came second and Nixon Williams was highly commended.Derek Kelly, CEO at the Optionis Group, which owns both SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams, commented, “For SJD Ac...

  • Xpertise Recruitment appoints marketing manager

    IT and digital recruitment consultancy, Xpertise Recruitment, has appointed Andrea Blair as marketing manager – based at its head office in Derby.Originally from Nottingham, Blair has returned to her East Midland’s roots after spending the past two years working in a senior marketing position with Robert Walters in Sydney, Australia.Blair brings more than nine years’ marketing experience and will ...

  • BDF conference 2017 to be opened by Minister of State for Disabled People

    Business Disability Forum (BDF) has announced that its 2017 conference is now open for registrations.Focusing on disability-smart suppliers and partners, the conference will take place at the Royal College of Nursing on Tuesday 11th April 2017 and be opened by Minister of State for Disabled People, Work and Health, Penny Mordaunt.The conference will focus on the findings of BDF’s 2016 research pap...

  • National Locums appoints two new managers

    Medical recruitment agency National Locums has appointed Andrew Neville-Davies as training manager and Natasha Nicklin as client engagement and proposals manager.   Neville-Davies formerly worked for High Street recruiters Cordant, where he was learning and development consultant, and Brook Street, where he was training executive.   Neville-Davies will be introducing an enhanced best practice ...

  • When is a restrictive covenant truly restrictive?

    Lucy Tarrant, managing director & solicitor, Cognitive LawI’ve had a series of restrictive covenant cases recently, both from former employees and former employers, and I have repeatedly been asked “are they enforceable?”. Fair question really, but unfortunately for the former employer, the answer is not always yes.We all know that a restrictive covenant which is wider than reasonably necessary to...

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  • Staffing 360 Solutions secures $7.4m funding

    Staffing 360 Solutions today announced a $7.4m financing with Jackson Investment Group, a private investment firm led by staffing industry entrepreneur Richard Jackson, that manages over $1.5 billion of assets and owns one of the largest staffing firms in the United States.    The transaction is expected to close on or before 27th January, contingent on the outcome of the Company's annual shareh...

  • Tangent International invests in cloud-based telephony solution

    Tangent International has invested in cloud-based telephony to communicate with its customers across the globe.Tangent International operates in 175 countries with candidates and clients across more than 220 locations. The business needed a service provider that would allow it to easily communicate with its global customer base. It claims that 8x8's Virtual Office was the perfect solution to Tange...

  • Venquis expands into European tech hub

    Venquis has increased its international presence by opening an office in Rotterdam.   The move further supports Venquis’ presence in the European markets and allows the firm to build stronger international communities of vetted candidates in the locations where there is significant demand. Organisations all over Europe are facing significant challenges and opportunities from technology, regulati...

  • UK economy continued to grow at 0.6% in Q4 2016, suggests ONS data

    ONS has released its monthly economic commentary for January 2017.The preliminary estimate of GDP suggests that the UK economy continued to grow by 0.6% in Quarter 4 2016, the same rate as the previous two quarters. The sustained nature of recent economic growth means that GDP has grown 16.1% since the trough of the economic downturn in 2009 and is currently 8.7% higher than the pre-downturn peak ...

  • ISE Partners agrees strategic partnership with Pertemps Network Group

    ISE Partners has agreed a strategic partnership with Pertemps Network Group.As part of the new partnership, Pertemps Network Group has acquired a stake in the Central London-based business, which specialises in the placement of secretarial and office support, public relations and communications professionals to companies operating predominantly in the financial services, investment and professiona...

  • Free IR35 seminars hosted by FCSA prepares recruiters for April’s legislation

    The Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA), the UK’s largest independent professional employment services trade association, is holding a series of free seminars up and down the country to equip recruiters with all the information they need ahead of April 6th when the new IR35 legislation comes into effect in the public sector.   From April, public sector end-clients will be respons...

  • PIE appoints two managing consultants

    PIE Recruitment appointed Lyle Edwards and Chris Brewer as managing consultants.Edwards will be leading the FMCG/consumer team for PIE, which will be seeking to capitalise on its existing client base and looking to grow the division over the course of the next 12 months. Brewer will be responsible for managing the automotive team where he will be focusing on growing the team and cementing already ...

  • London lawyers’ salaries highlight massive pay gaps in the UK, says BCL Legal Recruitment

    BCL Legal Recruitment has recently released its internal data, which highlights the vast differences between London and other regions, as well as the salaries most lawyers can expect to earn during different stages of their career.The data shows that newly qualified commercial lawyers practising in London receive an average salary of £65,000 and year on year pay rises of approximately £5,000.By th...

  • Almost half of US workers refused training opportunities by employer, reveals research

    US bosses are refusing workers key training opportunities that would make them more effective and productive, according to new research.A survey of 1,003 US workers, carried out by US training provider, The Knowledge Academy, revealed that almost half (47%) say their employer has refused them training opportunities in the past. This is despite one in three of those who had had their requests decli...

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  • Skillsoft launches cloud-based learning platform, Percipio

    Skillsoft, the eLearning provider, has launched Percipio, a cloud-based content delivery and learning platform.    Built by leveraging almost 20 years of eLearning experience, Percipio is designed to provide a seamless consumer-led experience that makes the learner feel engaged and inspired.   Latin for ‘acquiring knowledge,’ Percipio aims to reflect Skillsoft’s commitment to transform the eLe...

  • Profitable recruitment business for sale

    Dubai-based and not reliant on oil & gas. This specialist executive level company covers the Gulf region and offers significant growth potential.  The business is established, has exclusive contracts, a stable, experienced team and already delivers US $1m in profit annually. Guaranteed revenues and the opportunity to have a UAE & Saudi operation overnight. Approaching completion of 10-year ownersh...

  • Big names lined up for ARC’s public sector IR35 and Apprenticeship Levy conference

    ARC is hosting its public sector IR35 and Apprenticeship Levy conference on 9th February 2017.The changes coming into effect in April will have a major impact on recruitment businesses, so it’s essential that you prepare for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. To help, ARC is hosting a full day’s conference to bring together keynote speakers and recruitment law experts to explore the ...

  • APSCo Germany announces SThree’s Houtepen as chair

    APSCo Germany has announced the appointment of Luuk Houtepen to the role of chairperson of its Representative Committee (RepCom).Houtepen has been an executive board member of SThree since 2012 and although he is a Dutch national he is based in Munich and is a fluent German speaker. His career has taken him from consultant through to key account management in both the Netherlands and Germany and h...

  • Proactive enters Europe with Frankfurt office

    Proactive Technical Recruitment (part of nGAGE Specialist Recruitment) has taken its first steps into Europe with the opening of its office in Frankfurt Am Main, Germany.   Set up to meet the increased demand of its EU-based clients, the engineering specialist's latest office expansion is being led by Jonny Dare.   Proactive CEO, Matt Johnson, commented, “With the opening of our eighth office,...

  • Ignore modern slavery compliance at your peril, says Lawspeed

    Lawspeed has warned that proposed changes in the law mean that even recruitment agencies with modest turnovers could now be affected by the modern slavery legislation.   The modern slavery reporting obligation currently only applies to businesses with a UK turnover in excess of £36m. Any requirement involving turnover tends to affect supply agencies disproportionately (for example, the Apprentic...

  • Contract wins 26.01.17

    Retinue HealthRetinue Health (part of nGAGE Specialist Recruitment) has announced a new clinical staffing contract with five Health Boards across the West of Scotland. Designed to support the boards in controlling agency spend, the contract – focused on best value – will see Retinue delivering through an innovative neutral vendor model. Procured under the Crown Commercial Services multi-disciplina...

  • Number of hours worked by European agency workers up over 7% YoY, reveals the World Employment Confederation

    The World Employment Confederation has released its Agency Work Business Indicator for January 2017.   The average number of hours worked by agency workers across Europe this month grew +7.2% compared with the same period last year. Italy shows the strongest growth at 12% with France and the Netherlands performing well at 9% and 7% respectively. Poland and Norway show a slight contraction. Data ...

  • ClearStar expected to report revenues of $16m for full year 2016

    ClearStar has provided a trading update for the twelve months ended 31st December 2016.Full year 2016 was characterised by the Company achieving solid results as it maintained its traditional client base and successfully responded to the changing demands from the ever-increasing ‘gig economy’, enabling it to gain market share from its competitors. As a result, the Company expects to report revenue...

  • Cpl revenues up 6% YoY in H1 2016

    Cpl Resources Plc has released its results for the six months ended 31st December 2016.During the six months ended 31st December 2016, Cpl experienced further improvements in trading conditions in certain markets. Revenues for the six months to 31st December 2016 increased by 6% to €228.7m. The company’s gross profit increased by 6% against the same period last year to €36.2m. The Group's adjusted...

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  • Finance manager named best job in the UK for 2017 by Glassdoor

    With thousands of people already searching for jobs in the New Year, Glassdoor has announced its annual jobs report identifying the 25 Best Jobs in the UK for 2017. Finance manager claims the top spot followed by tax manager and design manager. Jobs including data scientist, communications manager and mobile developer are new to the list this year.This report highlights the 25 best jobs based on e...

  • Demand for lawyers and legal executives rises in South West, reveals Clayton Legal

    Heightened activity in the commercial and residential property, private client and family law arenas is driving demand for lawyers and experienced legal executives in the South West, according to Clayton Legal.Tina Adams, head of Clayton Legal’s operations in the South West, commented on the top roles in demand:Commercial property lawyers – “Numerous reports have suggested that the South West trai...

  • Pay most valued aspect of work for 70% of men and 66% of women, research finds

    New research from on-demand staffing app Coople has uncovered the differences between men and women when it comes to both working habits and the implications of this, and what each value the most in their jobs, whether looking for a new one or choosing to stay put.The survey of 2,000 employed people in the UK, carried out by OnePoll, showed that men value pay, ‘work perks’ and travel opportunities...

  • Staffline Group GP up 24% at Y/E 2016

    Staffline today announces its audited full year results for the twelve months ended 31st December 2016.   The Group reported its revenues are up 26% to £882.4m (2015: £702.2m), while Group gross profit is up 24% to £124.9m (2015: £100.9m).   Underlying profit before tax is up 30% to £36.7m (2015: £28.3m) and reported profit before tax is up by 244% to £18.9m (2015: £5.5m).   Underlying dilut...

  • Parliament must vote on Article 50, Supreme Court rules

    Today the Supreme Court ruled that Parliament must vote on whether the Government can start the Brexit process.   Supreme Court president, Lord Neuberger, said, "By a majority of eight to three, the Supreme Court today rules that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without an act of Parliament authorising it to do so."   The judgement means Prime Minister Theresa May cannot begin negotiat...

  • Brothers who supplied staff to Sports Direct jailed for six years

    Two brothers who financially exploited men who worked for recruitment firm Transline, which supplied Sports Direct, have been convicted and jailed for six years each under the Modern Slavery Act.   The two brothers, Erwin and Krystian Markowski from Poland, recruited 18 vulnerable men from Poland to work at Sports Direct’s Shirebrook warehouse, though the brothers were not employed by Transline....

  • Student careers app secures £1.7m investment

    Debut, the new student careers app, has this week raised £1.7m, meaning investment in the app now totals £2.2m since it launched 12 months ago.   Debut, which has been used by graduate employers including EY, Microsoft, Barclays, Capgemini, Rolls-Royce, L'Oréal, and General Electric, was founded by its CEO, Charles Taylor, 27.   This third seed investment  is from a combination of venture capi...

  • REC expels company following complaint from worker

    Wales-based Valley Education Services Ltd (VES) has been expelled from Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) membership for breaching five principles of the REC Code of Professional Practice.Following a complaint by a worker, the REC says it undertook a comprehensive investigation including a site visit. VES was found in breach of the REC code, including Principle 1, respect for laws; Princ...

  • Green Park appoints head of board practice

    Green Park has appointed Maria Stanford as head of board practice.Stanford spent 11 years at Selfridges Group in a series of senior management and executive level positions including HR director for Selfridges & Co., HR director UK & Ireland and Group HR director across Selfridges & Co, Brown Thomas, Holt Renfrew and de Bijenkorf. She brings decades of experience in building and managing HR teams ...

  • Half of management candidates need to improve leadership skills, says Robert Half UK

    Every second candidate applying for a management level position is lacking leadership skills, according to UK HR directors. New research by Robert Half UK of 200 HR directors also revealed that nearly one in five (18%) management candidates fall short on planning skills, with 15% lacking functional, job-related skills and 14% lacking communication skills.Candidates applying for staff level roles a...

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  • 5 trends around technology for recruitment in 2017

    Jessie Davies, marketing manager at SignableRecruitment has progressed massively throughout 2016, with 2017 set to be no different. Looking over the last year’s technology trends, here’s the top 5 tips to keep you on top of your game for the year ahead…Embrace social profiles as applicationsEase of application needs to be paramount as we continue to move into 2017. Your potential candidates live o...

  • Former Hudson director launches CP Consultancy

    Former Hudson director, Colette Philp, has launched CP Consultancy, a new agency designed to offer a bespoke solutions-based service to meet the talent management needs of small to medium-sized companies throughout Scotland.Philp (pictured below) commented, "I founded CP Consultancy to challenge the existing market offering, and provide smaller businesses with an expert and highly customised servi...

  • Employers call on Government to offer more support for working carers

    Research published today by Jelf Employee Benefits highlights a gulf in employer knowledge and Government support regarding workers that also double as carers in their non-work time.   Over 350 employers from across England and Wales took part in the survey, which found that almost nine in 10 employers (89%) wanted greater emphasis and encouragement from Government towards the provision of “care...

  • Tindall Perry appoints Michael Avis as director

    Tindall Perry Partnership has appointed Michael Avis as a director.   He will be focussing on the placement of senior financial executives across the UK at the Manchester-based financial recruitment specialists. Avis has worked in the recruitment industry for over 15 years, most recently at Stark Brooks for nearly nine years.    He has also held positions at ECHM and TMP Worldwide. Over his ...

  • First Choice Software gives away iWatch to the first companies to pre-book demo at Recruitment Agency Expo

    First Choice Software is offering a reward to anyone who signs up and completes the demo of their latest recruitment software at the Recruitment Agency Expo, which is taking place on 1st and 2nd February.It says that it understands that you’re busy, your time is limited and there’s lots to see, but it feels that it’s worth stopping by its stand, B19, to actually get your hands on the product and s...

  • Sidekicks launches initiative to support those battling mental health issues back into work

    A not-for-profit initiative, ‘Work to Recover’, run by a Jessica Williams’ Sidekicks, an agenda-setting London support recruiter, is making noise in the world of work by helping those in recovery from mental illness re-enter the workplace.The programme was designed by Williams for anyone in need of help - such as those suffering low self-esteem, dealing with long-term unemployment, those recoverin...

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  • Number of UK manufacturing jobs up over 2% YoY, Jobrapido reveals

    Jobrapido has released new figures that indicate a significant amount of total jobs growth within the UK manufacturing sector.The data, showing the year-on-year growth of jobs posted, reveals that there were 2.28% more manufacturing jobs posted in 2016 than there were in the previous year.The data gives further credibility to the recent PMI survey released by HIS Market and the Chartered Institute...

  • Social recruiting with substance masterclasses for recruitment agencies launched by Steve Ward

    Steve Ward, a practising social recruiter who founded CloudNine, is going to be presenting a series of Social Recruiting Masterclasses, in the first instance to recruitment agencies.  From 2008 to his departure following prior acquisition in 2015, Ward ran CloudNine purely as a social attraction driven business. It won business, sourced candidates, built brand reputation and drove growth almost pu...

  • Brexit to increase pressure on weak recruitment models

    Scottish financial sector companies served by weak recruitment models will struggle to attract the best talent in 2017, as the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues to dampen the market.    This is according to analysis, published today, by Core-Asset Consulting.   In its Salary Guide 2017, Core-Asset’s annual benchmarking tool for financial sector professionals in Scotland, the recruiter a...

  • SThree report UK GP down 8% at Y/E 2016

    SThree has released its final results for the year ended 30th November 2016. It confirmed its strongest growth was in continental Europe (+13%* YoY), while Group gross profit (GP) in the UK is down 8%, Asia Pacific & Middle East (APAC & ME) GP is down by 15%  and GP in the US is flat. The Group stated 75% of Group GP is now being generated from markets outside the UK&I (2015: 70%).   Group gro...

  • The Recruitment International Fantasy League Gameweek 22 review

    Sponsored By Futura Rec2Rec   More wildcard ideas.   Most wildcards are played to improve the attacking qualities of our teams for good reason. The Premiership now has so much attacking quality both up front and in midfield, that the accepted wisdom is that you should pay for goals.   The only problem with this theory is that most of the teams above you in your mini league have already done ...

  • Bluestones Investment Group launches new joint venture, Blake Chambers

    Bluestones Investment Group (BIG) has continued the expansion of its portfolio of companies with the launch of its first joint venture of 2017; Blake Chambers, a legal recruitment agency.The joint venture is in partnership with experienced legal recruiters Raphael and Reuvan Blake. The brothers from Manchester are aiming to add a new dimension to the legal recruitment sector, combining their exper...

  • Construction and built environment recruitment agency, Coleman James, launched

    Recruitment company, Coleman James Limited, has launched in Gosforth. The business, which will specialise in construction and built environment jobs, has been launched by Andrew Mackay, who has years of experience recruiting within the construction, built environment and technology sector.Mackay (pictured) says he has plans to grow the business starting with the appointment of two consultants to b...

  • Over half of SMEs have no plans to take on staff in 2017, research reveals

    Small and medium-sized enterprises are reluctant to take on new staff during 2017, new research from Close Brothers warns, amid nervousness about the prospects for the economy and the uncertainties of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. More than half (51.2%) of the SMEs surveyed in the latest quarterly Close Brothers Business Barometer said they now had no plans to take on staff over the...

  • Barclay Jones to host webinar with Sirenum on managing processes and staying compliant

    Barclay Jones is hosting a webinar with Sirenum on Thursday 26th January on speeding up processes, staying compliant and cutting costs.   The webinar, which will take place from 15:00 – 15:30, is for recruitment leaders working within care, security, temp and transport sectors.   Do you want to save 1/3 off of your temp management process? Do you want to fill more jobs and utilise your workers...

  • Cloud services in tune with recruitment firm needs

    Justin Dean, managing director at Serviced Cloud, spells out the growing advantages of moving to the cloud for the recruitment industry.For some years now, the advantages of the cloud have been all over the business media. It’s not just specialist publications - you can find it in the mainstream too - in outlets like The Times, The Guardian and the BBC. Essentially, it’s a topic that has become wi...

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  • Two in five businesses to miss out on new pool of top talent from Apprenticeship Levy

    British businesses risk missing out on top talent made available through the new Apprenticeship Levy as many are underprepared with less than four months until it comes into force. That’s according to new research from Arch.Finding skilled digital talent is a growing challenge for UK businesses, yet the study of Britain's biggest firms – turnovers of £100m+ - found that almost a third (30%) are un...

  • Construction contract value figures down 5% YoY in 2016, research reveals

    After a year of unpredictability for the economy as a whole, overall contract value figures for the construction sector reached £70 billion, decreasing by 5% compared to 2015.However, according to the latest edition of the Economic & Construction Market Review from Barbour ABI, housebuilding continued to grow across the majority of the year, with total value of contracts at £23.6 billion, a year-o...

  • gap personnel’s sales up 17% YoY

    gap personnel has announced its quarterly figures for the period October – December 2016.The company says it capitalised on a high demand for temporary staff in the lead up to Christmas.The company’s sales totalled £36.4m, up 17% year-on-year. Its margin of £4.75m was up 16% year-on-year.CEO, Gary Dewhurst, commented, “Although remaining cautious post-Brexit, we are firmly on target to record a £4...

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  • Roc Search appoints US vice president

    Roc Search has appointed Alastair Cole as the US vice president.Cole will be responsible for growing the US office and ultimately opening additional offices in 2017 in Houston, Texas and New York. He worked for a global engineering recruitment brand as a board director and had spent six years in Aberdeen, Scotland and four years in Houston, TX where he currently lives. Cole also brings a huge weal...

  • Odgers Berndtson extends CEO for a Day initiative in UK for 2017

    Odgers Berndtson is to expand its CEO for a Day initiative across the UK in 2017, giving more British students from a diverse range of backgrounds the opportunity to spend the day with the CEO of a leading organisation.   Fifteen CEOs of top organisations participated in a pilot of the scheme in 2016 and the firm aims to exceed this in 2017, with many more universities, companies and chief execu...

  • APSCo’s Defining the Future event with Deloitte returns for 2017

    The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), in partnership with professional services firm Deloitte, is once again offering recruitment CEOs and directors the opportunity to attend an intensive three-day residential event designed to give them game-changing access to expert insight and knowledge.   The third annual Defining the Future event will take place at a country house hote...

  • Russell Taylor launches manufacturing division

    Russell Taylor has expanded its sector portfolio by launching a manufacturing division.Via its new division, the company is enhancing the Russell Taylor brand with a new team of specialist recruiters servicing areas including automotive, aerospace, food, pharmaceutical and science, general manufacturing and fast-moving consumer goods.The business, with national headquarters in Bromborough, Wirral,...

  • JDR Energy opens New York office

    JDR Energy has launched its first US office in New York.The company says the success of its London office has provided a strong platform to allow the expansion of its offering to better service the US market, operating from a new location in Park Avenue. This will serve as JDR Energy’s spring board to the East coast, before embarking on further expansion towards the West coast through its newly ac...

  • Over 60% of UK workers apply for job roles they aren’t qualified for, research finds

    Over 60% of UK workers have applied for jobs that they aren’t qualified for, according to new research from Course Library, a training platform recently launched in partnership between CV-Library and e-Careers Limited.The research, which surveyed 1,000 participants between the ages of 18 and 64 about the relationship between professional development and employability, also revealed that of those w...

  • Bond International Software and TempBuddy join forces

    Bond International Software and TempBuddy have come together under common leadership.Both organisations were selected for recent acquisition by Symphony Technology Group (STG), which has a history of building global companies at the intersection of software, analytics and services with a strong presence in the Human Capital Management (HCM) space.William Chisholm, managing director and chief inves...

  • School job applications are making recruitment crisis worse

    Complicated application forms and arduous recruitment processes are deterring teachers from applying for jobs according to 3,000 teachers surveyed as part of new research published today.   A radical overhaul to the teaching recruitment processes employed by most schools is needed if we are to stem the flow of teachers leaving the profession, reported Eteach. The organisation found that 40% of e...

  • 59% of Brits not passionate about current job, research reveals

    Brits are abandoning pursuing their childhood dream jobs in favour of roles they have no genuine interest in, according to new research. A survey of 1,005 UK adults, carried out by www.beabetteryoucourses.co.uk and published in The Hobbies, Dreams and Jobs Report, revealed that just 1 in 10 (9%) British adults has landed a role in the job they dreamt of as kids.As children, many Brits dreamt of sp...

  • 3.2 million Brits to start their own business in 2017

    Working Brits are harnessing their ‘New Year, New Me’ resolutions by getting itchy feet at work and considering starting up their own businesses instead, according to new research by cloud accounting software provider FreeAgent.   A recent survey commissioned by FreeAgent - who provide cloud accounting software to freelancers, micro-businesses and their accountants - has revealed one in 10 worki...

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  • Opus continues its work with Prince’s Trust programme

    The Opus Professional Services Group has continued its work with the Prince’s Trust by providing a work placement for Kerry Phoenix from the organisation’s development programme.During Phoenix’s placement at the business’ Bristol headquarters on 12th January, Opus says she excelled at a huge variety of tasks across many different departments including recruitment, operations and marketing. Taking ...

  • Professional job vacancies down 20% MoM in December, Morgan McKinley Ireland reveals

    Morgan McKinley has released its Ireland Employment Monitor for December 2016.The number of professional job vacancies in December 2016 was down 20% nationally compared to the previous month, according to the December 2016 Morgan McKinley Ireland Employment Monitor. The availability of professional jobs fell nationally by 8% in December 2016 compared to the same month last year.  There were 24% fe...

  • 33% of millennials would be put off company with negative employer reviews, research finds

    The UK’s workforce is becoming increasingly outspoken online about dissatisfaction with employers, according to new research from Lee Hecht Harrison | Penna. It reveals millennials (18 – 34 year olds) are twice as likely to share their true feelings about an existing or previous employer on the internet than their older colleagues aged 35 – 54 (41% vs. 21%).This means the challenge of managing an ...

  • US and APAC growth drives profits for FDM Group

    FDM Group's trading statement for the full year 2016 on a constant currency basis shows that growth in revenue from its in-house IT consultants (Mounties) is in line with its high end of range forecast at 34% growth year on year.   Due to favourable foreign exchange, this is 40% on a reported basis, which, the computing and IT specialist stated, is much better than its high-end forecast, and wel...

  • Diversity consultancy responds to latest gender pay data

    According to recent research from the Resolution Foundation, while the gender pay gap has almost disappeared for females in their 20s, at age 30 the disparity between the pay of men and women rises sharply to 9%.In response to these findings, Kate Headley, director at HR & diversity consultancy, The Clear Company, commented, “While it is a positive sign that the gender pay gap is narrowing for mil...

  • Blackjack Promotions acquires Casey Recruitment

    Blackjack Promotions has acquired Ireland’s Casey Recruitment, expanding its reach into Dublin, Shannon and Cork airports. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.   Blackjack is a recruitment agency supplying travel retail and customer service specialists to airports. It said its travel retail sector income increased by +40% year-on-year in 2016.   Casey Recruitment provides temporary...

  • No single market deal for post-Brexit UK, declares PM

    Prime Minister Theresa May today delivered her objectives for the UK exiting the European Union, confirming she wanted to establish certainty and clarity over Brexit.   Speaking at Mansion House, London, she said a final deal on Britain's exit from the EU will be put to a vote of both Houses of Parliament.   One of the main driving points of the PM’s speech was her allegiance to a “truly Globa...

  • Call centre advisors' salaries down 19% YoY in December 2016, Blue Arrow reveals

    Call centre advisors’ salaries fell dramatically year-on-year in December 2016, according to Blue Arrow.The company’s latest sector report revealed that salaries for call centre advisors were 19.1% lower in December 2016 than at the same stage last year, with average earnings dropping from £21,453 to £17,354.P.A.s also experienced a notable drop, of 4.6%, from £29,807 to £28,431. However, they rem...

  • ARC meets HMRC over IR35 online tool

    On 6th January, representatives of the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) attended a meeting with HMRC officials to discuss the proposed new public sector IR35 rules and to comment on the latest version of HMRC’s planned new online tool.Adrian Marlowe, chairman of ARC, commented, “The meeting, which was attended by a number of large agencies and some public sector representatives, prov...

  • eTeam acquires Dryden Human Capital

    eTeam Inc., the U.S.-based supplier of value-added staffing services and talent management solutions to Fortune 1000 companies, has completed the acquisition of Dryden Human Capital, the parent company of Darwin Rhodes.Dryden Human Capital is headquartered in London and operates globally through offices in London, Hong Kong and New York. Darwin Rhodes operates within niche areas of the insurance m...

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  • SRG appoints director for its clinical division

    Science, clinical and engineering recruitment company SRG has appointed Marianna Suckova as director of clinical, based in London.Suckova brings extensive knowledge of drug development along with a notable pedigree in sales activities, recruitment, change management and people leadership.Kelly Morton, SRG’s managing director, said, “I am thrilled that Marianna chose to join SRG and I am very much ...

  • Record teacher numbers job hunting on Christmas day and New Year’s Day

    This Christmas, a record 170,000 teachers searched the Eteach job board’s online vacancies, according to the UK’s largest online education recruitment provider.  More than 4,000 teachers searched the site on Christmas Day itself and incredibly, the website had nearly 400 visits in the two minutes around midnight on New Year’s Eve.    Christmas may be the time to put your feet up and relax with f...

  • The Classroom Partnership offers incentive to get teachers into education roles

    The Classroom Partnership (TCP) has launched a new initiative designed to attract more teachers and assistants into its many education roles. The company is rewarding all new candidates that register in January and work five days during the first half term with a free Tom Tom Sat Nav.The initiative launched in early January and it has been well received so far, with the company registering more ca...

  • 8LEGS Technology launches for recruitment industry

    Recruitment tech company 8LEGS Technology Ltd has launched.   The company says this is in response to what it sees as a growing market need.   8LEGS CEO, Mark Lennard, commented, “The global recruitment industry grew by 8.6% in 2016 and in the UK alone is now worth over £35 billion.   “Competition for new business is fierce. Our lead generation technology helps recruitment agencies to stay a...

  • 19% expect tech disruption to increase jobs, reveals ManpowerGroup

    The future of work is bright according to ManpowerGroup in its report “The Skills Revolution”, a survey of 18,000 employers across all sectors in 43 countries, published today at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. One in five employers (19%) expect technological disruption to increase jobs as they adapt to the future of work and six in ten employers (64%) expect to maintain head...

  • UK ranks third in global talent competitiveness ranking

    The UK has been ranked third in the world for talent competiveness, according to a new global report measuring countries’ ability to attract, retain and grow talent.   At third place in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) the UK is outperformed only by Switzerland and Singapore. This is also the highest ranking the UK has ever received in the index, which was launched in 2013. The UK’...

  • TEC Partners Ltd acquires ABRS Ltd

    TEC Partners has acquired ABRS Ltd (Bailey Group) in an undisclosed multi-million-pound deal.   ABRS Ltd, established in 1999 by Andrew Bailey, works with some of the UK’s biggest corporations, fast track start-ups and top VC firms, providing provide permanent and contract talent. TEC Partners was founded by Paul Kitley, Leigh Howard and Chris Beech and has already achieved formidable growth, wi...

  • Is LinkedIn’s Open Candidates a threat to execs who use it?

    Joseph Blass, CEO of Not Actively Looking, explains the potential challenge for senior execs and interim managers when using the new Open Candidates tool from LinkedInAs explained by LinkedIn, Open Candidates allows members to share confidential details with recruiters. In order to protect members from the risk that employers will find out about the member’s willingness to consider a move, LinkedI...

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  • IT workers settle New York labour lawsuit with Citigroup

    A New York overtime lawsuit that did not succeed as a class action nonetheless will culminate in a settlement $325,000, making it a appy new year for 18 plaintiffs in the New York employer lawsuit against Citigroup Inc.   According to court records the dispute began in April 2015 when the plaintiffs, IT workers, initiated litigation they hoped would be approved as a class action on behalf of pote...

  • Spencer Ogden appoints CEO

    Spencer Ogden has promoted Bradley Lewington to CEO. The company has also appointed Edward Ogden as global sales director and Tom Reid to director of APAC.Lewington (pictured) previously held the position of sales director for both APAC and EMEA. The company says that Lewington, who first joined Spencer Ogden in 2012, has demonstrated strong expertise in launching new offices and sectors whilst gr...

  • New job app lets candidates apply by video

    Say hello to SNAPP CV – a pioneering new mobile-based job search app tapping into the fast-growing trend for video recruitment that’s dominating the industry.   The next-generation jobs board takes the original concept of the CV and brings it firmly into the digital age, allowing users to create short 60-second video clips that bring their job applications to life. Available on iOS and Android p...

  • Firms leaking talent through inadequate career and succession planning

    Firms are losing top talent through failures in succession planning and the movement of talent within their businesses, according to an HR Innovation Practices Observatory run by Politecnico di Milano School of Management.   Firms often endorse the traditional ‘career ladder’ model, which moves talent vertically within a single business function. Yet this alienates multi-talented professionals w...

  • Millar Cameron expands into India

    Millar Cameron, has opened an office in Bangalore, it's first in India.   The India team will be headed up by Jeremy Oberoi (pictured), who possesses key knowledge of both European and Asian markets, Millar Cameron has stated.   The company says this will help him facilitate recruitment for both local and expat professionals across India and Asia. Africa and emerging markets recruitment consult...

  • Over 40% cite bad management as top reason for looking for a new job, CV-Library reveals

    Feeling down about your job this Blue Monday? New research suggests that you’re not alone, as the majority of UK workers (84.4%) are currently looking for a new role. The news comes from CV-Library, which also revealed that over a third of workers (35.8%) dislike their current job.The study, which explored the attitudes of 1,500 UK workers, also found that this is a topic that is on workers’ minds...

  • Volt sees most profitable quarter in five years

    Volt Information Sciences has reported results for its fourth quarter and full year ended 30th October 2016.   Total revenue for the fiscal 2016 fourth quarter was $341.6m, up $11.0m or 3.3%, compared to total revenue of $330.6m in the third quarter of fiscal 2016. Compared to the prior year period, total revenue decreased $22.4m, or 6.2%, compared to $364.0m in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015...

  • Clayton Legal reveals top legal roles in demand in the South West

    Heightened activity in the commercial and residential property, private client and family law arenas is driving demand for lawyers and experienced legal executives in the South West, according to Clayton Legal.Tina Adams, head of Clayton Legal’s operations in the South West, commented:Commercial property lawyers – “Numerous reports have suggested that the South West trails behind only London in te...

  • Switzerland, Singapore and UK lead Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2017

    INSEAD, The Business School for the World, has released the fourth edition of Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI). Produced in partnership with The Adecco Group and the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore (HCLI), the GTCI is an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of countries to compete for talent.   The GTCI measures how countries grow, attract and retain tal...

  • Eden Scott expand to cyber security

    Eden Scott have introduced a cyber security section to its expanding IT division to help meet the growing demand for talent in this area.   Gareth Henry joined the Scottish company in October as principal consultant - cyber & information security, to begin building up cyber security recruitment business.   Henry (pictured) joined following three years with another recruiter where he was nation...

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  • The Curve Group to raise awareness of its outsourcing solutions with Limelight

    The Curve Group has partnered with Limelight to raise awareness of the company’s outsourcing solutions and talent management.Limelight will be working closely with The Curve Group to create a targeted communications programme, which aligns with its growth ambitions and business strategy. As part of the brief, Limelight says it will seek to engage this traditionally audience by gaining insight thro...

  • Deutsche Bank upgrades European staffing sector

    Deutsche Bank has upgraded the European staffing sector to ‘hold’ from ‘sell’ due to a lack of negative catalysts in the industry.   Hays and PageGroup were among its top picks in the sector. Hays had its price target raised to 160p from 120p and PageGroup was upped to 400p from 300p.   “Recent macro data has been better than expected, and the outlook for staffing markets in major economies has...

  • New tool identifies the best paying locations for professions

    A new interactive online tool has analysed 14,236 pieces of data across the 50 biggest British cities to help users determine whether relocating in 2017 would make them any better or worse off depending on their job.Average salaries by job and location, property costs, the average fees associated with moving home and the number of jobs in each field per 10,000 people have all been analysed to help...

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  • Half of candidates would prefer flexible working options, Raw Talent Academy reveals

    Raw Talent Academy has released a whitepaper that reveals what drives candidates, especially those looking at a career in sales or recruitment.Understanding candidates’ career decisions and motivating factors has never been more important with shorter attention spans. The latest candidate survey from Raw Talent has revealed that 50% of candidates would prefer flexible working instead of set-hours....

  • More than half of employers expecting to hire in 2017, report finds

    UK companies are growing increasingly confident about their ability to find and recruit their staff, according to the findings of a newly published Business Census 2017 report.The annual survey of 1,300 firms, carried out by the business data website Company Check during November and December, revealed the number of firms which see recruitment as their biggest challenge has fallen by more than hal...

  • Bluestones Investment Group appoints marketing director

    Bluestones Investment Group (BIG) has appointed Matt Cody as the new Group marketing director.Cody is a senior marketing and communications professional and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).  He holds a Global MBA with merit from Manchester Business School, a Postgraduate Diploma from the CIM and a BA(Hons) degree in retail marketing and has worked for FTSE 250 and AIM listed...

  • Opus partners with online recruiting platform in America

    Opus Recruitment Solutions has partnered online recruiting platform, Recruiter.com, which will result in over $150m in recruiting revenue.   Opus says that the partnership will provide a wealth of sourcing talent for specialised and ‘hard to fill’ roles, with a projection to bring over $150m worth of search fees. The businesses will leverage each other’s staff and technology infrastructure for m...

  • DaXtra Technologies enters RI’s Supplier Awards 2017

    DaXtra Technologies is a specialist in high accuracy, multilingual CV/resume and job parsing, as well as semantic search, matching and aggregation technologies. Global clients are supported via strategic office locations in the United Kingdom, United States and Hong Kong.   DaXtra’s resume parsing, searching and matching software is a great way to save on the administration overheads of retrievi...

  • Latest contract wins 12.01.17

    HCLHCL has been awarded a place on all lots within the HealthTrust Europe (HTE) Total Workforce Solutions Framework Agreement. The NHSI-approved framework names HCL as an official supplier of the following workforce solutions to NHS Trusts nationwide:Temporary, fixed-term and permanent staff including med locums, GPs, nursing and care professionals, AHP and HSS professionals, and NMNC staffRosteri...

  • ManpowerGroup recognised as one of America's Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises

    ManpowerGroup has been named one of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The company earned a platinum distinction - the highest category - for the second year in a row as a result of its commitment to women-owned businesses.Michael Stull, senior vice president of Manpower North America, commented, "We know ...

  • Attend the first RI Marketing Mash-up this March!

    RI has launched its Marketing Mash-up and the first event will be held in London on Thursday 2nd March.   At RI, we really feel the industry is missing a forum for all those working in marketing, both on the agency side and for suppliers, to discuss the challenges they face. That is why we have started the RI Marketing Mash-up.   From gaining buy-in from decision makers, creating a new website...

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  • Core-Asset Consulting to tackle mental health issues at work

    Core-Asset Consulting, the financial sector recruitment specialist based in Edinburgh, has chosen the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) as its charity partner.   SAMH is Scotland’s largest mental health charity. It aims to reduce stigma attached to mental ill health and provide invaluable support to those in need. Every year, SAMH provides over a million hours of support to people li...

  • PageGroup UK GP falls 6.7% in Q4 2016

    PageGroup has released its results for the fourth quarter of 2016, confirming Group gross profit is up 3.8% (+20.3% in reported) to £163.4m, a record quarter for the Group.   The strongest growth was in the EMEA region, where gross profit rose +12.4%, however, in the UK, gross profit dropped 6.7% to -11.4% from -4.7% in Q3 2016. The Group said this was because of continued uncertain market condi...

  • Flexible working and work-life balance priorities for employees, reveals McGregor Boyall

    Flexible working and a good work-life balance are the factors valued most by employees, yet are ranked down in fourth place for employers, according to the latest research from McGregor Boyall.   The 2017 Market Insights Report and Salary Guides highlight that a shortage of quality candidates continues to be a key concern for businesses, yet there is still a disparity between what companies see ...

  • UK and Ireland net fees down 10% YoY for Hays

    Hays has released a quarterly update for the three months ended 31st December 2016.In the second quarter ended 31st December 2016 Group net fees increased 17% on a headline basis and 2% on a like-for-like basis against the prior year, its 15th consecutive quarter of year-on-year growth. The difference between headline and like-for-like growth was primarily the result of the significant appreciatio...

  • Strong brands lead to lower salary requests from job candidates, study finds

    Companies with positive online employee reviews resulted in lower salary demands during the application process, a recently published academic study has found. The report shows that employees would seek pay rises of between 35-40% to work at these employers, as opposed to companies with negative reviews at 55-60%.   The study, developed by University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spa...

  • Not Actively Looking announces new features for search firms and executives

    Not Actively Looking, a career management platform for the senior executives and the executive search industry, has added two new features to improve the functionality for search firms and to help firms prepare for GDPR, the new General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into force in May next year.The company says that the first of these, Assignment Manager, allows search firms to do a numbe...

  • Brexit causes slowdown in legal finance recruitment market, Ambition reveals

    Ambition has released its latest hiring trends in professional services market insights for Q1 2017.   Following the uncertainty of Brexit which led to a slowdown within the legal finance recruitment market, Ambition has seen an influx of candidates looking for work, particularly at the transactional level.   The movement of business services teams to areas outside of London is another factor ...

  • Montreal Associates launch new recruitment app

    Montreal Associates has launched its updated mobile recruitment app targeted at the SAP, Microsoft, BI & Big Data, CRM, development, infrastructure and cyber Security skills sectors. The company says the app is practical but has been updated with a new UI to coincide with the launch of the company’s brand-new website. The app is available to download now on IOS, Android and Windows.The app is ...

  • Staffing 360 Solutions gross profit totals $8m in Q2 2017

    Staffing 360 Solutions has reported revenue of $47.1m and gross profit of $8.1m as it today released financial results for its fiscal Q2 2017, ended 30th November 2016.   Revenue increased 14.0% to $47.1m, compared to $41.4m in the fiscal quarter ended 30th November 2015. The company said this was due to its acquisition of The JM Group and organic growth.   Gross profit increased 8.4% to $8.1m...

  • Should you bench a candidate?

    Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-LibraryWhilst viewed negatively in a romantic sense, ‘benching’ is becoming increasingly popular in the world of recruitment, with 76.2% of recruiters believing that employers should keep potential recruits ‘on the bench’, in case a new hire doesn’t work out. This is according to one of our recent surveys here at CV-Library, which also revealed that...

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  • Chad Harrison International opens new office in Germany

    Global search and selection company Chad Harrison International (CHI) has expanded its operation by opening a new office in Düsseldorf, Germany.The company says the strategic move will facilitate easier interaction with candidates and clients in Germany and the rest of Europe; connecting with the best in the international market.Managing director, Luke Robbins-Wells, said, “After working with many...

  • Almost half of workers preparing to move jobs, reveals REED

    UK workers’ confidence has not been shaken by uncertainty around leaving the European Union, with 48% admitting that they will be looking for a new job, according to REED.The YouGov research commissioned by REED, which asked more than 2,000 people about their careers in 2017, found that 43% of employees are feeling optimistic about their career prospects, despite uncertainty created by the Brexit ...

  • ManpowerGroup Solutions' MSP named Leader in Everest Group's MSP PEAK Matrix Assessment

    TAPFIN, ManpowerGroup Solutions' managed service provider (MSP), has once again been named a Leader among MSP service providers in Everest Group's MSP - Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. TAPFIN's strong ranking across seven evaluation categories has secured its place as a clear industry leader for the third year in a row.Arkadev Basak, RPO research practice director at ...

  • Optionis sold to Arkarius

    MML Capital Partners (MML) has sold Optionis Holdco Limited (Optionis) to Sovereign owned, Arkarius Group (Arkarius). The sale was advised by Clearwater International.Trading under its brands Parasol and Clearsky, Optionis is a provider of accountancy and employment services to the UK’s flexible workforce. The company says it focuses on the practical needs of a business, offering intelligent and b...

  • One in four people performing poorly at work due to money worries

    With rising inflation likely to lead to pay squeezes, firms need to do more to help their employees cope with financial concerns.A quarter of people are suffering with money problems so substantial that it is affecting their ability to do their job, according to a new survey of more than 1,800 UK employees. The number reporting problems rises to a nearly a third (31%) among 18-24 year olds, and th...

  • Apprentice levy will harm more than just small council schools, says ARC

    Referring to a BBC report on 9th January, that highlights the plight of council schools that will have to meet the cost of the apprenticeship levy from 6th April, Adrian Marlowe, chairman of the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC), commented that recruitment agencies will be affected in a similar way.   He said, “We strongly identify with the LGA’s complaint of discrimination. Busines...

  • Key Training development director to speak at ARC’s Apprenticeship Levy and Public Sector IR35 conference

    2017 sees the introduction of some of the most radical changes to affect the recruitment and contracting sector in recent years.As a result, the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) is hosting a full day conference in London on 9th February, bringing together keynote speakers, including John Deaville, development director for Key Training.Adrian Marlowe, chairman of ARC, said, “There is ...

  • Wilton & Bain appoints partner

    Erin Callaghan has joined Wilton & Bain as a partner in the firm’s technology practice.   Callaghan (pictured) has over 10 years’ experience in executive recruitment and has a track record of delivering senior assignments in the international technology sector, including FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies as well as VC or private equity backed, pre- and post-IPO organisations. For these clien...

  • Bogus gangmasters ordered to pay back over £400,000 by court

    A Lincolnshire couple, who were jailed in 2015 in a landmark conviction under licensing legislation, have been ordered to repay more than £400,000 in criminal proceeds. Stasys Skarbalius and Virginija Skarbaliene operated as gangmasters illegally between 2006 and 2010 after fraudulently setting up Scunthorpe-based business CV Staff Services. They did it under a fake identity and in turn applied fo...

  • Jazz Personnel's Dom Nelson appoints first employee

    Jazz Personnel has strengthened its South-East operations with the appointment of senior recruitment consultant, Vicki Horsnell.   With a proven track record in delivering results for clients, having previously managed major national accounts including Royal Mail & Royal Bank of Scotland, Horsnell joins the business to focus on commercial and industrial placements across East Anglia and will...

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  • Workers’ bonuses falling short of being motivating, finds research

    Bonuses being handed out to workers are falling significantly short of the amount workers say they would need to be, in order to encourage them to work harder.New research released by One4all Rewards in The Rewards Review, based on a survey of 1,004 UK adults in employment, revealed that the mean amount being given to workers in Britain in bonuses is £365.This amount is 53% - or £321 - short of th...

  • Recruitment companies targeted by fraudsters

    Following a referral to SAFERjobs (www.safer-jobs.com) by a recruitment company, advice has gone out to all its members highlighting this latest sophisticated fraud. The fraud works by job roles being released to recruitment companies by people claiming to work on behalf of a genuine business looking for staff. The business then provides information on potential candidates for the recruitment comp...

  • ARC confirms speaker for Apprenticeship Levy and Public Sector IR35 conference

    2017 sees the introduction of some of the most radical changes to affect the recruitment and contracting sector in recent years.   As a result, the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) is hosting a full day conference in London on 9th February, bringing together keynote speakers, including Neil Withey, training & development divisional director from the manufacturers’ organisation ...

  • Health Carousel acquires Medical Staffing Options

    Health Carousel has acquired Ohio-based Medical Staffing Options. Concurrently, Health Carousel announced plans to hire 150 more people in 2017 across its locations in Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus. Health Carousel's second acquisition in two years is part of the company's aggressive growth agenda, which includes expanding services and market share by acquiring high-quality healthcare staffing ...

  • January deadline marks end of annual returns for contractors, says Nova Contracting

    As the 31st January deadline looms for year-end online tax returns, Nova Contracting says contractors will now need to focus on preparing for quarterly reporting to HMRC.Nova Contracting director, Marcus Green (pictured), said, “Potentially the 2017 January online tax return deadline will be the last, as next year most personal service companies and self-employed individuals will be required to re...

  • On Assignment unveils rebranding

    On Assignment, Inc. has announced a new logo, brand mark, and website design.   Peter Dameris, CEO of On Assignment, said, “Our new branding scheme is a bold new look for the digital age.   “Trends in the industries we serve constantly change but right now our clients are exhibiting a preference for work to be performed domestically and with ‘shared human capital.’ We felt it was time to overh...

  • Boyden unveils evolved brand

    Boyden has unveiled its evolved brand, which expresses its client-focused position with globally oriented, growth and emerging organisations.Boyden claims its new brand theme — The Right Leadership. Worldwise. — reflects the core differentiator it provides to clients across the globe. In a global marketplace that places a premium on multicultural executive talent, clients require a partner with de...

  • Ascendant Recruitment opens Oxford office

    Ascendant Recruitment has opened a new office in Oxford. This is the third office for the recruitment agency, which already has established offices in Milton Keynes and Northampton.Sarah Hale (pictured, right) and Rachel Shields (pictured, left) have joined Ascendant Recruitment to head up the office. Both come from strong sales and recruitment backgrounds.Speaking about the decision to choose Oxf...

  • RBS named one of the best businesses for disabled people

    Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has scored 88% in Business Disability Forum’s Disability Standard, a tool used to measure accessibility and inclusion in the workplace. The score makes RBS one of the top performers for disability and accessibility in the UK and one of only a handful of organisations to attain Silver status in the Disability Standard since it was launched in 2004. The bank achieved per...

  • Athona Recruitment spreads Christmas cheer at local hospital

    On Friday 23rd December, staff from Athona Recruitment visited Southend University Hospital to deliver over 80 presents donated by employees to children in Neptune ward. The presents were delivered by Athona’s very own Santa and one of his elves.   Candice Marnell, marketing manager, said, “Our visit to the Neptune ward at Southend Hospital was a truly humbling experience. The staff and charity ...

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  • Sigmar Recruitment reveals skills in demand by Irish employers in 2017

    Sigmar Recruitment has unveiled the Top 10 skills in demand by Irish employers in 2017.Demand for talent grew by 26% across all sectors throughout 2016 despite the uncertainly around the Brexit referendum and US presidential election. Demand for talent peaked in November, the highest monthly demand Sigmar has seen in its 15 year history. This trend mirrors the fall in the unemployment rate, which ...

  • Brits reluctant to take time off work with stress, research reveals

    The average Brit waits over 7 months to take a weekend break and one in three waits over 7 months to go on a trip for longer than a week, according to research from holidaycottages.co.uk.During times of feeling stressed, Brits are still reluctant to take any time off work with over half of respondents admitting that this would not be a good enough reason to take time off, and when we do take time ...

  • Companies that support good causes at an advantage in recruitment race

    One in four people say they are more inclined to apply for jobs with firms that have a strong track record of supporting charities, new research commissioned by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) shows.According to recruitment firms, today (Monday 9th January) is ‘Massive Monday’ and will see the number of new job applications peak as people begin the hunt for a new career in 2017.Polling carried ...

  • CV-Library reaches 11m searchable CVs

    CV-Library has revealed that its online database now boasts 11 million registered CVs, which it says makes it the largest CV database with the highest number of registered CVs in the UK.The number of British professionals registering with the job site has increased by 10% in the last seven months alone. In real terms, while other job boards measure their success on the amount of registered candida...

  • Liverpool, Edinburgh and London top cities to find a job in 2017, reveals CV-Library

    New data from CV-Library has found that Liverpool, Edinburgh and London are the top locations to find a new job this year, showing great promise for local job hunters looking for work in these areas.   The data, which analysed the average number of jobs in the UK’s key cities in 2016, found that the top ten cities to look for work in 2017 are:   Liverpool – up 23% Edinburgh – up 20% London...

  • TXM Recruit opens Derby office

    TXM Recruit has opened a new office in Derby. Situated on Pride Park within close proximity to rail links as well as the stadium.    The company says the new office will be centrally located to bring TXM Recruit closer to UK rail and manufacturing customers.   For over 11 years TXM Recruit has built up a client base recruiting staff for clients globally, no matter how big or small. Within that...

  • RDB ProNet launches webinar series for ambitious recruiters

    Access Group has started the new year by announcing the launch of a new webinar series to showcase the advantages of its Customer Relationship Management System: RDB ProNet.With a host of sessions available throughout January and February, consultants from within the Access Group organisation will be showcasing how it works, and how it could work for you.They are designed for ambitious recruiters,...

  • The Best Connection’s Managed Services Division rebrands to Onsite Connection

    The Best Connection has rebranded its Managed Services Division (MSD) to reflect its enhanced approach to customer service. The new service will be called Onsite Connection.The company says that the fresh image builds on the success of company’s MSD that has experienced considerable growth over recent years as customers choose to outsource specialist temporary recruitment services.The Onsite Conne...

  • Staff shortages and weak pound to challenge construction industry in 2017

    Staff shortages, a weak pound and a potential technological uprising are just some of the issues the construction industry is set to face in 2017, according to One Way.An analysis by the construction and rail recruitment consultancy has outlined some of the major issues that the building industry is set to face over the next 12 months. This comes at a time when productivity has reached its highest...

  • Dillistone Systems achieves EU-US Privacy Shield accreditation

    Dillistone Systems has become the first dedicated supplier to executive search to achieve certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield rules, joining Microsoft, IBM and Facebook on the list of fewer than 1,400 companies that have successfully completed the process.The Privacy Shield was introduced in June 2016 following the decision by the European Court of Justice declaring the previous “Safe Har...

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  • Highfield Professional Solutions launch new website

    Technical engineering specialists, Highfield Professional Solutions, have launched a new website: www.highfieldps.co.uk   The new look website allows candidates to search the latest jobs in the UK and internationally, check out the industry news and company updates.   Director, Liam Thomas, commented on the launch of the new website: “Our new website confirms Highfields positon as one of the lea...

  • Sir David Metcalf appointed director of Labour Market Enforcement

    Sir David Metcalf has been appointed by the Government to the new role of director of Labour Market Enforcement.   He will be overseeing initiatives and bodies that counteract exploitation in the workplace.   In this role, Metcalf will set strategic priorities for HM Revenue and Custom’s (HMRC) National Minimum Wage enforcement team, the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority, and the Employment...

  • Staffing 360 Solutions successfully refinances $2.7m in maturing debt

    Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. has announced that the Company consummated an amendment of more than $2.7m of convertible debentures with Hillair Capital Investments L.P, extending the maturity of the convertible debentures to 1st October 2018.   The terms of the amended debt include a $3.00 conversion price, issuance of 600,000 shares, an increase of the total maturity value to $3.1m, no payment o...

  • Recruitment International’s January blog

    Happy New Year! We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and are now looking forward to what 2017 will bring. Make sure you don’t miss out on anything RI has to offer this year. Whether you’ve got news you want to share, a product you’d like to advertise or a feature proposal for our magazine, we want to hear from you!Our Supplier Awards are fast approaching! The Awards lunch will take place in F...

  • Omni RMS secures CPD accreditation

    Omni Resource Management Solutions has kick started the new year by achieving formal Continued Personal Development (CPD) accredited status across all its recruitment training courses, meaning that every course completed will count towards an individual’s CPD. To achieve this accreditation, the learning value of every training course is scrutinised by the CPD Certification Service to be certain it...

  • Jo Hand Recruitment & Consultancy to rebrand

    Teesside-based recruitment company, Jo Hand Recruitment & Consultancy, has secured a six-figure investment via the Finance for Business North East Angel Fund to launch a major re-brand and transform the existing business into ‘The Human Group.’The new company says it will create and safeguard jobs and build upon the existing services to provide clients with an enhanced recruitment offering.Heading...

  • More than half of graduate employers had jobs left unfilled last year, reveals poll

    The majority of employers are struggling to fill their graduate vacancies, partly due to students reneging on offers, according to a poll by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).The winter poll showed that 52% of employers did not fill all of their graduate vacancies last year.Some of the UK’s largest graduate employers completed the survey. Of the 79 respondents there were 13,156 graduate...

  • The Recruitment International Fantasy League Gameweek 20 review

    Sponsored By Futura Rec2Rec   How the top managers pick their teams.   The very top managers in the Fantasy League share certain characteristics and this week we’ve got together with our friends at Fantasy Football Geek to let you in on their secrets.   Formation   The all play 3-4-3 unless injuries and suspensions prevent this.   Ownership   The top managers concentrate on those playe...

  • Dutton Recruitment appoints CEO

    Dutton Recruitment has appointed Adam Sheekey as CEO.Sheekey joined Dutton Recruitment in 2000 as the branch manager of Dutton’s thriving London office and during this time went on to successfully grow the branch through its M&E and construction sectors. In May 2015, he joined the board of Dutton as the operations director and has since played a key role in taking the company forward.Sheekey (pict...

  • Social Media Search completes MBO and merges with Candidate.ID

    Talent branding and talent pooling agency, Social Media Search, has merged with talent pooling tech platform start-up, Candidate.ID, following completion of a management buy-out (MBO) from Norman Broadbent plc.   The MBO saw the six-figure valued Social Media Search, set up in 2009, joining Candidate.ID this week to create a 18-people strong company.   The move is expected to be the catalyst fo...

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  • Over 4000 new recruitment businesses registered in 2016

    2016 saw the highest number of new recruitment agencies on record opening their doors for the first time, according to Clearly PR & Marketing Communications.Figures obtained by the company this week, under a Freedom of Information request from Companies House, show that 4,529 new recruitment businesses were registered between January and December 2016 – an increase of 13.7% (up from 3,984) over th...

  • Demand for HR professionals rises year on year, despite Brexit

    Demand for HR professionals rose 8% year on year to October, according to recent figures from The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). Despite a minor post-referendum drop in demand, the number of openings per month exceeded figures from 2015 in both September and October of this year. The top sectors for HR openings over the past year were accountancy, retail and software & com...

  • Alexander Mann Solutions founder named in New Year’s Honours list

    Alexander Mann Solutions founder and CEO, Rosaleen Blair, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours list.Blair (pictured) founded Alexander Mann Solutions in 1996. She has won numerous awards including Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year and E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year.

  • Fat Cats have the cream of the wages this Wednesday

    It’s Fat Cat Wednesday. After just two and a half days Britain’s top bosses will have made more money than the average UK worker earns in an entire year, according to High Pay Centre calculations.   The figures show that pay for top company executives returning to work this new year will pass the UK average salary of £28,200 by around mid-day on “Fat Cat Wednesday”.   After a year in which “el...

  • Staffline results expected to be in line with market expectations

    Staffline has today issues a trading update for its financial year ended 31st December 2016.   The Board is pleased to report that the Group expects to deliver full year results in line with market expectations.  Demand in the Staffing business has remained strong through the second half and the division has once again achieved excellent growth in the number of OnSites this year. PeoplePlus, the...

  • Q2 revenue up 14% YoY for Staffing 360 Solutions

    Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. has pre-announced its unaudited financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended 30th November 2016.Subject to the completion of its quarterly review and filing of Staffing 360 Solutions' Form 10-Q, the fiscal second quarter results are expected to be as follows:Revenue of $47m, a 14% increase compared to $41m in the prior year,Gross profit of $8.1m, an 8% increas...

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  • Roc Search to celebrate 10th anniversary with company holiday

    Roc Search employees across the UK, Germany and the US have been invited by founder, Conor Roughneen, to celebrate the company’s 10 year anniversary in style. The recruiter’s entire workforce will be flown to the Algarve in August 2017 to stay in a luxury spa hotel.   Roughneen announced the destination of the 10 Year Anniversary Holiday at the company’s Christmas Party, held at Beaumont House w...

  • Mitrem Recruitment appoints manager

    Mitrem Recruitment has appointed Natalie Powell as a manager.She joins Mitrem Recruitment with Kathryn Hodgson and Kerensa Sydenham, following the closure of Office Angels (Plymouth branch). The three will now be at the forefront of Mitrem’s local division.January 2017 marks the start of Mitrem’s dual recruitment service. The three newcomers have been brought in to bolster Mitrem’s strong regional...

  • Update: Off payroll working in the public sector

    giant group   Following the Autumn Statement, HMRC (via the draft Finance Bill 2017) have provided more clarity on the operational and financial risk facing recruitment agencies that place candidates through their own Personal Service Company (PSC) in the public sector. The public body is responsible if there is direct engagement.   From April 2017, new IR35 legislation for the public sector s...

  • The changing face of recruitment

    Paul Sharpe, managing director of Enterprise at InterQuestRecruitment, like so many other industries in this day and age, is rapidly changing. The traditional view so many had was of the consultant sitting at their desk making phone call after phone call, tirelessly searching for that perfect role in which to place their candidate. This changed with the rise of job boards and macro job sites which...

  • RACS Group raffle raises over £10,000 for charity

    RACS Group’s Annual Christmas Raffle raised a total of £10,287, the proceeds of which will be donated to six local charities. Hundreds of prizes ranging from TVs, mountain bikes, children’s toys plus a mountain of chocolates and drinks were won by many who took part.   The Raffle has evolved over the last four years into a significant fundraising event thanks to the effort and enthusiasm of the ...

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  • IPPR report says economic, social and technological change will reshape 2020s Britain

    In a report, think tank the IPPR has analysed factors shaping the UK up to 2030. It sets out the choices that must be made now if these changes are to lead to a fairer and more equal society.The report highlights key facts that will change the way we live in the 2020s:As the population grows, the UK is set to age sharply and become increasingly diverse. The 65+ age group will grow by 33% by 2030.T...

  • HSBC reveals best destinations for an international career in 2017

    Europe is rated the best destination for those looking to progress their career abroad and benefit from great working conditions. According to new data released from the latest Expat Explorer survey from HSBC, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Austria and the UK are among the top 10 countries for a successful expat career.For the second year in a row, Switzerland is ranked the best all-round d...

  • Sellick Partnership ends 2016 on record high to welcome 15th anniversary

    Sellick Partnership placed a record number of temps in 2016, largely in response to a strong demand for experienced locums in the legal sector.The national legal and finance recruitment company placed 1,095 temporary employees between January and November 2016. The strongest area of growth was in the legal sector across the UK, where a record level of public sector roles have been filled by Sellic...

  • Professional hiring continued to flatline in November, says APSCo

    Professional recruitment firms reported that vacancy numbers flatlined in November with the number of permanent vacancies rising by just 0.3% year-on-year according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). This is in line with the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which reported in December that employment levels across Britain di...

  • RTC Group announces change of advisers

    RTC has appointed SPARK Advisory Partners Limited as its Nominated Adviser and Whitman Howard Limited as its Broker with immediate effect.Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

  • Vacancies hit 12-month high as salaries stagnate, reveals Adzuna

    The total number of advertised vacancies reached a 12-month high in November – creating a post-Brexit high in the process – according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna.co.uk.Total vacancies of 1,165,052 in November represent a 1.3% increase compared to figures six months ago (1,150,149 in May) and is the largest number of advertised openings since the 1,244,772 posted in November 2015...

  • Back Office Support Services team build in Lapland

    Owner and managing director of Back Office Support Services Ltd, Ian Humphrey, has celebrated his 60th birthday by taking his employees to Lapland.   Humphrey invited all 33 of his staff on the trip to Lapland for the ultimate festive team-building treat. Activities included tobogganing, reindeer sledging, fast paced husky sledging, snowmobile racing and, of course, the chance to meet Santa. For...

  • Change Recruitment Group investment in core sectors boosts revenue

    Change Recruitment Group (CRG) has reported a 5.8% increase in revenue for 2015/16, to £18.0m (2014/15 £17.0m).   The Group, based in Edinburgh and Glasgow, said 2015's proactive investment in CRG’s core areas, such as accountancy & finance, investment & risk, IT & Digital, is paying off, delivering growth in revenue, market share and new clients.  These sectors, along with business services, wi...

  • Plus Point achieves ISO 9001 Certification

    Automotive technical services company Plus Point has achieved ISO9001 certification.The independent assessment was conducted by certification body, The British Assessment Bureau. It demonstrates Plus Point’s commitment to providing a quality, consistent processes throughout its service offering.Plus Point supplies a quality auditing and control service to tier one and two automotive manufacturing ...

  • CV-Library founder supports Orphans for Orphans foundation at Christmas

    CV-Library’s founder and managing director, Lee Biggins, spent Christmas supporting the Orphans for Orphans foundation in Sri Lanka, where he joined Gandy’s founders, Rob and Paul Forkan, at a ceremony in the local children’s home.   Rob Forkan was CV-Library’s first ever employee back in 2005, and has gone on to embark on his own business journey, with his brother Paul. Gandy’s, a lifestyle bra...

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  • UK employers face growing candidate shortages in 2017, says REC

    Almost half of UK employers (48%) expect to face a shortage of suitable candidates to fill permanent jobs in 2017, according to this month’s JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).For the last six months employers have consistently cited engineering and technical jobs as most likely to come up against a skills shortage. The latest report shows that health & social c...

  • UK needs ‘whole economy’ approach to make success of Brexit, says CBI

    The UK’s new relationship with the European Union (EU) must meet the needs of every sector of the economy to be a success, as the consequences of leaving any behind could have knock-on effects for others, says the CBI. This follows its largest consultation of members since before the EU referendum.The CBI has held thousands of conversations across the country with trade associations and firms of a...

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  • 55% get no say in whether they work over the Christmas period, research finds

    The Christmas season is not a joyful time in the workplace as 1 in 7 British workers will argue with colleagues over the Christmas shift pattern, according to Cotton Traders.Almost half of Britain will be working over the festive period, with a huge 55% of workers having no say in the matter. Out of the lucky few who were lucky enough not to be asked to work Christmas, a quarter will sacrifice the...

  • 76% of workers struggling to unwind after work, research reveals

    An overwhelming number of British workers are struggling to switch off from work when they finish for the day, according to new research.A study of 1,011 UK adults in full or part-time employment, conducted by Cascade HR as part of The Stress Report, found that more than three quarters (76%) are unable to unwind immediately and instead experience residual stress after leaving the office.The data f...

  • Recruit Right director shortlisted in Women in Business Awards

    Recruit Right’s director, Helen Cornah, has been shortlisted in the Best Recruiter of the Year category for the Women in Business Awards 2016, which celebrate female entrepreneurs and business owners from across Merseyside.Breaking down stereotypes and promoting role models, the event recognises the achievements of women who have created successful ventures and contributed to the region's economic...

  • The Recruitment International Fantasy League Gameweek 17 review 2016

    Sponsored By Futura Rec2RecWildcard time is just around the corner.With just two gameweeks to play before the next wildcard is available we look at the pros and cons of playing your wildcard early or late.Just in case there are any managers out there that aren’t aware of what a wildcard is, it’s a chip that you can play twice a season that allows you to change your whole team for free. One is allo...

  • Class People raises money for its charity fund for Christmas

    Class People has embraced the festive spirit of giving this year. Throughout December Class People has been running its Christmas raffle competition whilst also collecting donations from every supply booking made.   The raffle competition worked by bringing together bookings throughout the company’s offices including Bristol, Worcestershire, Exeter, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.   For every...

  • Heidrick & Struggles appoints technology partner in London

    Heidrick & Struggles has appointed David Crawford as a partner in its Global Technology Services Practice.Based in London with a European remit, Crawford (pictured) will focus on strengthening the firm’s search and leadership advisory activities in IT services, software and private equity tech portfolios.Tim Luedke, European managing partner of the Global Technology Services Practice at Heidrick &...

  • Majority of accountants not ‘satisfied’ with their recruitment partner

    The latest data from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and recruitment specialist Global Accounting Network has found that just 41% of recipients are ‘satisfied’ with their recruitment partner, and almost one third (31%) stating they are positively ‘dissatisfied’.   The survey, which collected responses from almost 8,000 CIMA members and student members, found that 71% of ...

  • UK job market stands strong in six months following Brexit, reveals CV-Library

    New data from CV-Library has revealed that the UK’s job market has continued to strengthen in the six months post-EU Referendum, as job vacancies rose, applications soared and salaries continued to increase at a steady rate.Analysing data from 23rd June 2016 to 30th November 2016, and comparing this with the same time periods in 2015 and 2014, the findings from CV-Library reveal that jobs have inc...

  • Construction skills shortages to worsen in 2017, says One Way

    Skills shortages across the construction industry are set to worsen in 2017 as workload and productivity rises, according to One Way.An analysis by the construction and rail recruiter found that, while activity rose at the fastest pace in eight months in November, there was still not enough skills entering the industry to meet the growing demand. This comes at a time when Markit’s private sector s...

  • Office moves 19.12.16

    The Work ShopThe Work Shop has moved into new offices Ringwood after a four-month refurbishment.Phil Harmsworth, director at The Work Shop, said, “The purchase and relocation to our own premises in Ringwood is the culmination of several years of very hard work by our staff and without them it would not have been possible. The move cements our commitment to Ringwood for the long term and we hope ou...

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  • Indeed reveals 2016’s year in job search

    As 2016 is coming to an end, Indeed looks back at some of the year´s key moments, and how they impacted jobseeker behaviour in the UK and around the world.January 2016: Job Search SpikeIndeed noted 44% increase in job search in January 2016, compared to December 2015 shows that candidates believe that there are more roles open at the beginning of each year.May 2016: Augmented realityAugmented real...

  • Is empathy the only skill essential to survive the ‘robo’ threat?

    Natalie Cox, marketing manager at Recruit UKThe capabilities of technology are growing at an unmeasurable rate. It is predicted that by 2020 most skilled professionals career paths with be disrupted by smart machine technology. These technologies are paving the way for automation to replace knowledgeable workers who once performed the role, including making executive decisions.From the perspective...

  • Aspiring FDs training program launched for recruitment sector

    Recruitment finance director, coach and mentor, Paul Glynn, has launched the Aspiring FDs program.Glynn said, “It is a common scenario in an SME recruitment business to find a head of finance who is running a department relatively early on in their career with very little management experience or knowledge of how to operate effectively in the board room.“They have the finance skills to create a go...

  • Web and mobile developers to be in high demand in 2017

    Talented web and mobile software developers will be highly sought after in 2017 as the Scottish tech industry continues its growth spurt, according to Cathcart Associates.Gordon Kaye and Sam Wason, joint managing directors of the company, claim they have a unique insight into the hiring plans of many of the country’s top tech firms and they are predicting another busy year ahead.Kaye commented, “F...

  • Is mobile the future of recruiting?

    Kevin Brady, director at AdViewThere’s no getting away from the fact more people than ever before are using mobile and tablets to search for jobs. But what impact does this have on recruitment and what can be done to help facilitate this shift?First of all, it should go without saying that any job sites which aren’t optimised for mobile are shooting themselves in the foot. 2016 was, after all, the...

  • Over half of UK workers fear automation will impact their job within five years

    A new survey of the UK’s workforce has revealed which jobs workers are in fear over losing soon and which jobs workers want to see replaced by automation ASAP. The data reveals how over half of the UK’s work force are waking up to the reality of automated machines and Artificial Intelligence being a very real threat to their livelihoods.www.LondonOffices.com asked over 800 workers from across the ...

  • EMW Law enters RI’s Supplier Awards 2017

    When we speak to our clients in the recruitment sector, without exception, we see a sector which is increasingly ambitious and is confident enough to engage in transformative growth strategies.  Our clients are achieving substantial growth by a variety of methods, whether that be via an acquisition strategy, increase of net fee income by focussing on existing specialisms or branching out into new ...

  • Labour market strength will see jobs growth continue into 2017, says survey

    The underlying strengths of the UK’s labour market will see jobs growth continue into 2017, according to the latest CBI/Pertemps Network Group Employment Trends Survey.The annual survey – in its nineteenth year, with 353 respondents employing nearly 1.2m people - found that four in ten (41%) firms across the UK will grow their workforce in the year ahead. For the fourth year running, the survey sh...

  • First IR35 off-payroll solution released by Merit Software

    In response to the recent Off-payroll working in the public sector reforms for Personal Service Companies (PSCs), Merit Software has developed an update to its Merit payroll package for recruitment agencies, to allow effective management of this new legislation.   HMRC have recently published technical documentation on the changes and Merit Software says this will leave many recruitment agencies...

  • Over a third of UK workers will be checking work emails this Christmas, research reveals

    Lee Hecht Harrison Penna has released research which shows that over a third (36%) of workers will be logging in to check their emails over the Christmas period, with millennials being the most likely with almost half (49%) admitting to doing so.Nick Goldberg, CEO UK & Ireland of Lee Hecht Harrison | Penna, said, “Christmas is almost here, bringing most of us much needed time away from the office ...

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  • Online recruitment portal launched for UK security marketplace

    UK-based 'Security Jobs and Careers' has announced the launch of a dedicated recruitment portal, designed to bring together the UK security marketplace.The integrated online platform provides a one-stop solution to both security companies looking to hire staff and the thousands of professional security job-hunters in the UK today.The SJC portal offers a number of features, including an integrated ...

  • Adecco Group announces Olympian Fabian Cancellara as 'godfather' of its Win4Youth programme

    The Adecco Group has just launched its 2017 Win4Youth programme. In its eighth year, Win4Youth has raised over €2m for various foundations across the world that aim to give children a better start in life. This year’s godfather is Swiss cyclist, multiple World and double Olympic champion, Fabian Cancellara.    The Win4Youth programme involves The Adecco Group’s employees, associates and clients ...

  • Michael Stull to lead Manpower North America

    ManpowerGroup has appointed Michael Stull as senior vice president for Manpower North America. He will lead the Manpower brand within the North America operation, effective immediately.   Kip Wright, former SVP Manpower North America will be leaving ManpowerGroup at the end of December.   Wright led the Manpower brand for two years and previously led the ManpowerGroup Solutions business after ...

  • World Employment Confederation publishes Agency Work Business Indicator for December

    The average number of hours worked by agency workers across Europe this month grew +5.3% compared with the same period last year, the latest data from the World Employment Confederation shows. Denmark shows the strongest growth at 10.3% while Austria, Belgium, France and the Netherlands show a solid performance at +7.4%, +7.3%, 6.8% and 6% respectively.  Poland and Norway have contracted slightly....

  • Change Recruitment Group announce key hires

    Change Recruitment Group has hired two principal consultants and a senior consultant, expanding its core divisions of accountancy and finance and IT, digital and change. ​ Scott Eccles and Jim Gormley have both joined as principal consultants in the accountancy & finance division of the Scottish recruitment company.   A seasoned recruiter, Eccles brings to the Group 12 years’ experience of wor...

  • Randstad to acquire Netherlands-based public sector consultancy BMC

    Randstad Holding nv has announced that its subsidiary Yacht Group Nederland BV intends to acquire public sector specialist BMC, for an enterprise value of €65m.   The takeover is part of Randstad’s global strategy to expand its footprint in the space of professionals (Bachelor and Master-educated candidates) and Randstad said, BMC, also based in the Netherlands, will be EVA enhancing within 3 ye...

  • Jobshop UK to raise funds for Poole school

    Bournemouth based recruitment specialists, Jobshop UK has pledged to help raise £11,340 for Montacute School, Poole, to help buy play equipment for its children.   Montacute is a specialist school looking after 75 young people with complex learning difficulties or disabilities.    In 2015, Montacute was fortunate enough to have its school completely re-built, although the original budget was sla...

  • Vacancy Filler ranked 164th in Deloitte 2016 Technology Fast 500 EMEA list

    Vacancy Filler Recruitment Software, based in Loughborough, has again this year been ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ EMEA list, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in Europe, the Middle East  and Africa (EMEA).    Vacancy Filler was ranked 164th this year - up from 183rd last year.  The ranking follows th...

  • Job openings up 15% YoY, totaljobs reveals

    The job market has accelerated its growth in the run up to Christmas, the latest data from totaljobs has revealed. The Totaljobs Employment Index, which measures activity across the totaljobs website, has shown that job postings on the site were up 15% year-on-year (YoY) in November, more than double the growth rate experienced in October.The latest figures show that businesses’ eagerness to take ...

  • ARC conference to discuss challenges facing hirers and recruitment agencies

    2017 sees the introduction of some of the most radical changes to affect the recruitment and contracting sector in recent years.As a result, the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) is hosting a full day conference in London on 9th February, bringing together keynote speakers and recruitment law experts to explore the challenges facing hirers and recruitment agencies from the introductio...

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  • TV’s The Apprentice demonstrates that outdated assessments are failing jobseekers and employers

    Lord Sugar’s assessment processes in The Apprentice are outdated and failing to both identify the right person for the position and provide an adequate candidate experience, according to Alexander Mann Solutions.In an analysis of the practices carried out in the popular BBC show, the firm has claimed that the tasks are proving to be detrimental to assessing the core competency skills of each indiv...

  • PR agency owner pledges to subsidise employees’ EU membership

    A PR firm boss has pledged to offer employees subsidies towards opting into becoming an EU citizen, should the policy be introduced.   James Crawford (pictured), managing director of Manchester-based PR Agency One has announced he will offer employees up to £1,000 per annum if they wish to opt into “associate citizenship” of the EU, a proposal which is being considered by the European Parliament...

  • Robots, remote-working and intra-preneurialism shaping future of business leadership

    With on-going leadership struggles strikingly apparent among UK businesses – research indicates poor leadership costs UK companies £84bn a year – global recruitment specialist PageGroup recently commissioned trends predictor Foresight Factory to look at the key trends of today that will impact tomorrow’s leadership.   The resulting report ‘The Future of Leadership: Robots, Remote Working and Rea...

  • 45% of self-employed freelancers will be working over Christmas period

    Over half of self-employed freelancers have told ContractorCalculator that all they want for Christmas is a great big hug and to spend time with their family, reinforcing that the self-employed work tremendously hard for their clients – a fact backed up by the findings that 31% of them will have less than a week off over the holidays, and almost half (45%) will still be working for their clients.T...

  • Transitional period vital to stop UK financial sector falling off Brexit 'cliff', says Lords committee

    The House of Lords EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee has today published a report, Brexit: financial services, into what leaving the EU will mean for the UK’s financial institutions and service providers.   The report highlights the importance of agreeing a transitional period, so that a ‘cliff edge’ is avoided, both at the moment of withdrawal following the Article 50 process and as the countr...

  • Contract wins 15.12.16

    National LocumsNational Locums has won a place on the new HealthTrust Europe Framework, the latest in a series of preferred supplier agreements, meaning it can now supply locum doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals to every NHS hospital in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.It is the latest success for the Milton Keynes-based company, which successfully underwent an independent audi...

  • UK tech professionals see grounds for post-Brexit optimism, says Dice

    Six months on from the vote to leave the European Union, a new report has highlighted that UK technology professionals see plenty of grounds for optimism as the sector prepares to head into 2017.Dice, an online career site for the technology community, surveyed over 1,000 tech professionals and recruiters to see how sentiment had changed since its initial Brexit poll in July, which measured the in...

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