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Calls to outlaw umbrella firms in the NHS

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Calls to outlaw umbrella firms in the NHS

The news that the UK’s largest union, Unite, has called on the NHS to outlaw umbrella companies operating throughout the organisation has caused some controversy. In April this year, the government introduced new rules which effectively outlawed agency workers operating in the public sector from being paid on a non-PAYE basis. The changes affect all […]

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More firms must address modern slavery, says agency

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

More firms must address modern slavery, says agency

A Glasgow-based recruitment firm is urging businesses across the UK to make a commitment to tackling modern slavery amid reports that the crime is far more prevalent than previously suspected. EasyRecruit has warned that firms operating in the flexible labour market can unwittingly hire individuals that have been trafficked without the correct procedures and policies […]

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The apprenticeship levy: Where are we now?

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The apprenticeship levy: Where are we now?

The introduction of the apprenticeship levy earlier in the year was not without controversy. Opponents of the scheme derided it as yet another tax on business, at the same time as organisations were wrestling with the added costs of minimum wage rises and auto-enrolment. The recruitment sector felt particularly hard hit, on account of the […]

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‘Meaningful work’ comes first when choosing a job

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‘Meaningful work’ comes first when choosing a job

The most important factor in choosing a job is the quest for ‘meaningful work’, with pay and benefits coming second, and flexible working coming last. These are the findings of a survey by financial recruitment company Core-Asset Consulting, which surveyed professionals working across the financial, accounting and legal sectors in Scotland. People were asked to […]

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Wage stagnation: How can recruiters ensure staff don’t feel underappreciated?

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Wage stagnation: How can recruiters ensure staff don’t feel underappreciated?

Last week, the BBC released an article which showed how wage stagnation and higher costs of living are affecting particular industries’ staff. By May 2017, the average weekly pay was 0.5% lower than the same time a year earlier after inflation was taken into account; however, there have been significant ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in terms of changes […]

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Businesses failing to prepare for rise of AI, study finds

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Businesses failing to prepare for rise of AI, study finds

UK businesses are unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace, according to a poll of over 2,000 senior recruitment and HR professionals. Global talent acquisition specialist Alexander Mann Solutions found that just 23% of senior recruitment and HR professionals believe that we are preparing the next generation of professionals for the […]

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Real estate search firm Hanning Recruitment launches

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Real estate search firm Hanning Recruitment launches

September has already seen the launch of Hanning Recruitment, a recruitment firm which aims to revolutionise the real estate jobs market with its fresh, strategic approach. The company is the brainchild of founder and managing director Toby Speke, who has been backed by two of London’s best-connected agents, Rory Penn and Thomas Van Straubenzee of […]

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Lack of recruitment focus ‘could force building firms out of business’

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Lack of recruitment focus ‘could force building firms out of business’

A lack of focus on bolstering the workforce could push construction firms out of business, according to One Way. An analysis by the specialist rail and construction recruitment consultancy found that firms are recruiting on a short-term basis and are therefore forced to pay day rates that are well above the standard rate. Insolvency specialists, […]

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MBO at Driving Force as management team take the wheel

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  New Industry Business  /  No Comments

MBO at Driving Force as management team take the wheel

Specialist driving recruitment business, Driving Force Recruitment Ltd, has been acquired by its management team from gap Personnel group owner Gary Dewhurst. Founded as part of the gap Personnel group in 2007, the Ellesmere Port-based company enjoyed strong growth, which led to the appointment of four directors in 2013, who have now undertaken the management […]

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