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Employers planning recruitment drive despite Brexit fears

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Employers planning recruitment drive despite Brexit fears

Nine in ten businesses are planning to add to their workforces next year, despite concerns about the impact Brexit will have on the UK economy. That’s according to in-house recruitment support specialist, JVP Group, whose Business Barometer surveyed 100 SMEs in England and Wales on their confidence, current view on Brexit negotiations and recruitment plans […]

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How disruptive tech is driving recruitment evolution

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Featured Post  /  No Comments

How disruptive tech is driving recruitment evolution

New and disruptive technology is having an impact on almost every area of our lives, and our working habits are no exception. The use of artificial intelligence, chatbots, machine learning and big data are all contributing to a move towards greater automation, which is starting to have a profound impact on many industries. The most […]

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Recruitment evolution combines data science with a ‘human touch’

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Recruitment evolution combines data science with a ‘human touch’

Developments in data, machine learning, predictive analytics and digital technology have transformed the way organisations access and recruit much-needed talent. That’s according to recruitment experts Hays plc, whose new report Recruitment Remodelled examines the evolution of the recruitment industry, where the traditional human-centric skills of matching candidates with organisations are now working hand-in-hand with data […]

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Calls made for more protection of gig economy workers

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Calls made for more protection of gig economy workers

In light of Uber losing the appeal over its drivers’ working status, businesses and employees are calling on the UK government to provide more protection for those working in the gig economy. In a survey of nearly 5,000 workers and over 100 businesses by jobs board totaljobs, 90% of employees and 87% of employers said […]

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GDPR: What recruiters need to know for May 2018

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

GDPR: What recruiters need to know for May 2018

Graham Hansen, Associate in HRC Law’s Commercial team, knows next year’s data protection changes will impact all sectors. Some industries, however, may have more to consider when it comes to ensuring they’re compliant for next year. Here he explains more and gives recruiters three areas to focus on now to ready themselves. GDPR? The General […]

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Via @willstaney on Twitter

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Your Voice  /  No Comments

Appeals court rules that Glassdoor must reveal anonymous user’s identities. Beyond Glassdoor, this sets a dangerous precedent making it possible to force online platforms to reveal names of anonymous users. What do you think about this? http://ow.ly/7i6F30gBLLx

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Encore Personnel expands with Derby office move

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Encore Personnel expands with Derby office move

National recruitment firm Encore Personnel has announced the expansion of its Derby branch with a new city centre office and several jobs created. The move saw the firm’s Derby branch relocate from its previous base in Morledge to Gervase House in historic Friar Gate. Alan Worth will continue to spearhead the growth and development of […]

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IR35 ‘Off-Payroll’ rules may be extended to the private sector

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IR35 ‘Off-Payroll’ rules may be extended to the private sector

Following changes to public sector IR35 legislation in April this year, recent government statements have suggested that the new rules may be extended to the private sector.   With the autumn budget now just a week away, the government’s financial secretary to the Treasury Mel Stride recently told the Financial Times newspaper that his department […]

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Struggling to recruit? How to beat dwindling candidate availability

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Struggling to recruit? How to beat dwindling candidate availability Struggling to recruit? How to beat dwindling candidate availability

Recently, the BBC along with many other publications reported that employers were finding it hard to recruit new staff following the UK labour market tightening. According to several surveys by employment agencies, there has been a quick increase in the pay rates of both permanent and temporary staff despite a dramatic fall in the number […]

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One size cannot fit all

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

One size cannot fit all

I recently had the privilege of chairing a forum on modern employment. I met a range of authoritative speakers who shared and aired their views about the changing nature of employment, the potential shape of Matthew Taylor’s new ‘dependent contractor’ and how an updated modern employment law framework is needed for today’s twenty-first century workplace. […]

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    Via @willstaney on Twitter Appeals court rules that Glassdoor must reveal anonymous user’s identities. Beyond Glassdoor, this sets a dangerous precedent making it possible to force online platforms to reveal names of anonymous users. What do you think about this? http://ow.ly/7i6F30gBLLx Read More
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