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Regulation impacts the contractor market

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Regulation impacts the contractor market

The contractor hiring market endured a tough year in 2017, according to findings from professional services recruiter, Morgan McKinley. The firm has revealed in its 2018 UK Salary Guide that the contractor hiring market endured a tough year in 2017, with slow progress for temporary employment and contractors turning to permanent jobs in the accountancy […]

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Bitcoin’s rise sparks interest in crypto careers

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Bitcoin’s rise sparks interest in crypto careers

The dramatic rise in the value of Bitcoin has inspired a wave of people to look for work in the ‘Blockchain’ industry, according to figures released by job site, Indeed. Interest in Blockchain jobs more than doubled at the end of last year, as Bitcoin’s rocketing value dominated headlines. The average salary for roles requiring […]

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Recruiters seek to expand in Europe as financial growth slows

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Recruiters seek to expand in Europe as financial growth slows

The fifth annual UK Recruitment Index from Deloitte and the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) found that while the majority (64%) of recruiters saw net fee income (NFI) increase over the last 12 months, the share of respondents experiencing growth in NFI is at the lowest level since the report was launched.  The report […]

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Government’s response to Taylor Review is welcomed

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Government’s response to Taylor review is welcomed

This week the government announced an overhaul of employment rights designed to improve conditions for millions of workers, including those in the gig economy. This is in response to last year’s Taylor Review into working practices. The changes are intended to give workers the power to force companies to follow the law, while enabling businesses […]

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FCSA restructures membership status

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

FCSA restructures membership status

From this autumn, all members of The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA) must be fully accredited members. The trade body has stated that its decision will provide clarity for the industry, so that recruiters and others in the supply chain are assured that all FCSA members operate to the same compliance standard. The new […]

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Government urged to “consider all options” in private sector IR35 consultation

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Government urged to “consider all options” in private sector IR35 consultation

While the question of whether IR35 off-payroll rules will be extended to the private sector is yet to be decided, PRISM, the trade association for payment intermediaries, is urging the government to consider all the options before releasing its consultation. The association has stated that the rules that have already been introduced in to the […]

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Recruitment Agency Expo comes to London next week

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Recruitment Agency Expo comes to London next week

One of the most important industry events of the year, Recruitment Agency Expo takes place next week at London’s Olympia. Now in its seventh year, the two-day Recruitment Agency Expo offers visitors the opportunity to meet with more than 90 exhibitors, attend free seminars covering current industry topics, and see a range of presentations and […]

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Most recruiters say AI finds higher-quality candidates

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Most recruiters say AI finds higher-quality candidates

Once feared as making the role of the recruiter impersonal and robotic, artificial intelligence (AI) today gives recruiters the information they need to source and hire higher-quality professionals. Those are the findings of a global Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) survey of nearly 800 talent acquisition professionals. Nearly two-thirds (63%) of respondents say AI has changed the […]

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More employees expected to quit in coming year

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

More employees expected to quit in coming year

Online recruitment site Glassdoor has released new data revealing that 35% of recruiters and hiring managers expect more employees to quit over the next 12 months. The survey, conducted among 750 ‘hiring decision-makers’ (those in recruitment, HR and responsible for hiring) in the US and UK, also reveals that nearly half (45%) note that salary […]

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Government approves funding for recruitment apprenticeships

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  Main News Section, News, Weekly Bulletin  /  No Comments

Government approves funding for recruitment apprenticeships

The government has recently approved the qualifications and funding of apprenticeships for recruitment consultants and recruitment resourcers, meaning that recruiters can now access funds from the apprenticeship levy to train their staff. The Department for Education has approved funding of up to £5,000 per apprentice (recruitment consultant at level 3, recruitment resourcer at level 2) […]

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