Recruitment Business Awards 2016 winners announced

Sep 23, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Recruitment Business Awards were announced last night, with Tonic and ThirtyThree taking home the evening’s big prizes. ... more or comment here

Recruitment Business Awards 2016 winners announced

Agency Bites

Sep 22, 2016

With summer well and truly over and Christmas looming in the not too distant future (don’t panic), our agency friends are busy on all fronts. Here’s our latest round-up of news, announcements, people moves and awards from the agency world. ... more or comment here

Firms still planning to hire despite fall in confidence after Brexit vote

Sep 21, 2016

Business confidence has deteriorated significantly since the EU referendum, but employers say they need to hire more staff to meet demand, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here

Firms in the dark on Apprenticeship Levy, says BCC

Sep 21, 2016

There is a lack of clarity among UK businesses on the Government’s apprenticeship funding reforms including the Apprenticeship Levy, according to research by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). ... more or comment here

Managers overwhelmingly negative over Brexit outlook

Sep 20, 2016

Managers in the UK fear business will be hit by an economic slowdown, a shortage of talent and poorer job security arising from Brexit, according to a survey by the Chartered Management Institute. ... more or comment here

Negative attitude to tattoos ‘could see firms miss out on talented young workers’

Sep 21, 2016

Employers risk losing talented young employees due to concerns about employing people with visible tattoos, according to research by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas). ... more or comment here

Penna’s Martin Bojam announces retirement

Sep 21, 2016

Martin Bojam, Penna’s Sector Lead, Education Marketing and HR will be retiring in the autumn after a long career working in the sector. ... more or comment here

Jobsgopublic shortlisted for Personnel Today Award

Sep 20, 2016

Jobsgopublic has been shortlisted at this year’s Personnel Today Awards, for its work with Medway Council. ... more or comment here

Companies failing to communicate potential Brexit impact to employees

Sep 19, 2016

The overwhelming majority of firms feel it is their duty to keep employees informed of the potential impact of Brexit on their organisations but only one in ten has started the communication process, according to research by Mercer. ... more or comment here

CIPD launches partnership to bridge gap between education and work

Sep 21, 2016

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has launched a partnership with the Careers and Enterprise Company to recruit 500 senior HR professionals to help give young people the skills they need to succeed in today’s labour market. ... more or comment here

In-house Recruitment Network Manchester event takes place next month

Sep 19, 2016

The In-house Recruitment Network’s ‘The Conversation’ event takes place next in Manchester month, with an agenda of speakers and roundtable discussions for all in-house recruiters. ... more or comment here

Tender: Milton Keynes Council

Sep 20, 2016

Milton Keynes Council is seeking a supplier to assist with its recruitment marketing activity. ... more or comment here

Tender: City University of London

Sep 19, 2016

City University of London is seeking a supplier that will work on a range of video production tasks for student recruitment and other activities. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 interview:
David Palmer, trendence UK

Sep 14, 2016

Data has never been more important for employers looking to engage with potential candidates. It offers crucial insight, helping to form attraction and recruitment strategies. ... more or comment here 2 comments

The Month in HE

Sep 12, 2016

Welcome to Ri5’s latest round-up of news and announcements from the graduate and entry-level talent sector. ... more or comment here

Survey reveals UK’s top undergraduate employers

Sep 14, 2016

Microsoft has taken the top spot in a list of the top 100 undergraduate employers in the UK, compiled by RateMyPlacement. ... more or comment here

Students lack confidence for a STEM career

Sep 15, 2016

Four in five students believe a STEM career is only for the brightest people, while over half say they think a STEM role would be too difficult for them. ... more or comment here

Half of workers would turn down a job offer based on company values

Sep 15, 2016

Half of UK professionals say they would turn down a job offer from an organisation that didn’t share their values, according to research by LinkedIn. ... more or comment here

UK job market ‘on thin ice’ following Brexit vote

Sep 13, 2016

There has been a fall in jobs optimism among recruiters despite there being no immediate Brexit backlash following the EU referendum vote, according to data published by ManpowerGroup. ... more or comment here

School leavers fear too much competition for jobs

Sep 13, 2016

Half of school leavers are concerned there is too much competition for jobs, according to research carried out by Milkround. ... more or comment here

Candidates getting away with CV lies

Sep 12, 2016

Almost half of UK HR professionals don’t always check the validity of candidates’ qualifications, and almost 100,000 applicants have lied about their qualifications in the past three years in an attempt to secure a role. ... more or comment here

Workers ‘shouldn’t pay the price for Brexit’, says TUC

Sep 12, 2016

Working people shouldn’t pay the price for Brexit, and there should be a focus on maintaining the strong employment opportunities that come with being a member of the single market. ... more or comment here

Permanent recruitment bounces back in August

Sep 12, 2016

Permanent recruitment increased for first time in three months during August, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and Markit. ... more or comment here

Jobs4 publishes volume recruitment white paper

Sep 13, 2016

Jobs4 Network has produced a free white paper aimed at clearing up some of the challenges relating to volume recruitment. ... more or comment here

Tender: Highways England

Sep 13, 2016

Highways England is looking for a supplier to design, produce and distribute a monthly staff magazine for a period of up to two years. ... more or comment here

Third of young people struggle to find jobs

Sep 7, 2016

A third of young people in the UK aren’t confident about finding a job in the next few years and lack information about local employment opportunities, according to research by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and EY Foundation. ... more or comment here

Sprague Gibbons launches new recruitment comms team

Sep 7, 2016

Bristol marketing and communications agency Sprague Gibbons has announced the launch of its new specialist recruitment communications team. ... more or comment here 1 comment