2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards now open for entries

Jun 19, 2018

The 2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards (RMAs) are now open for entries, ahead of this year’s awards ceremony which takes place in November ... more or comment here

2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards now open for entries

Tender: Bank of England

Jun 19, 2018

The Authority is seeking a suitable supplier to assist on managing early years and experienced hire recruitment ... more or comment here

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RateMyApprenticeship Awards: finalists announced

Jun 19, 2018

The finalists of the RateMyApprenticeship Awards have been announced, ahead of the ceremony on 19th July ... more or comment here

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HE Bites

Jun 19, 2018

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Half of UK workers consider quitting their jobs, due to lack of support around mental health

Jun 19, 2018

CV-Library conducted a survey of 1,100 UK workers which sought to explore the topic of mental health in the workplace and how well employers support their staff ... more or comment here

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Tender: North Lanarkshire Council

Jun 19, 2018

North Lanarkshire Council wishes to establish a contract for the provision of media buying services to facilitate the purchase, booking and management of space for recruitment advertising and public information notices ... more or comment here

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Havas London wins three-year Department for Education contract

Jun 14, 2018

Creative agency Havas London has won its first piece of UK government business – following a competitive pitch for The Department for Education’s (DfE) teacher recruitment business ... more or comment here

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TMP Worldwide acquired

Jun 13, 2018

TrueBlue acquires TMP Holdings Ltd – strengthening PeopleScout’s global RPO and talent advisory capabilities ... more or comment here

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Virtual reality and recruitment. Starring the RAF.

Jun 14, 2018

It’s not like you can host an Open Day on the edge of the earth, so the RAF are doing the next best thing ... more or comment here

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People Analytics. Friend or foe?

Jun 14, 2018

New report says it’s driving business performance, but the UK lacks confidence in it ... more or comment here

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Wave acquire recruitment website provider Recwebs

Jun 15, 2018

Wave has acquired Recwebs, the recruitment website technology business as of 1st June 2018 ... more or comment here

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Tender: Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)

Jun 14, 2018

DE&S is looking to establish a framework for Executive Recruitment Support ... more or comment here

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Tender: The Office for Students

Jun 14, 2018

The Office for Students are setting up a Framework to provide a range of services including temporary agency staff, fixed term contracts, temporary to permanent and permanent recruitment ... more or comment here

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‘Milkrounds’ still relevant in the social media age, research finds

Jun 14, 2018

Face-to-face engagement strategies are still viewed as a vital means of attracting graduate talent ... more or comment here

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Are skills gaps and Brexit going to be the downfall of UK businesses?

Jun 13, 2018

According to a new report released by The City & Guilds Group they are ... more or comment here

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CV-Library acquires JobsMedical.co.uk

Jun 12, 2018

CV-Library has announced that it has acquired health and medical job site, JobsMedical.co.uk, as it continues to increase its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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Tender: Education & Training Foundation

Jun 12, 2018

This tender is an initiative between the Foundation, DfE and MoD: a programme for troop resettlement to education and training careers ... more or comment here

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The great gender pay gap debate. Have your say.

Jun 6, 2018

As PwC bans all-male job shortlists to boost the number of women in senior roles, we want to know what you’re thinking in our poll ... more or comment here

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PepsiCo launches ‘Ready to Return’ refresher programme

Jun 7, 2018

PepsiCo have launched a new recruitment campaign aimed at giving returners to work the opportunity to refresh their skills ... more or comment here

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Mayor of London campaign highlights gender pay inequality

Jun 7, 2018

As part of the #behindeverygreatcity campaign, the Mayor of London’s office has produced a short video highlighting the extent of the gender inequality pay gap in the capital and what is being done about it ... more or comment here

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So McWrong, it’s McRight

Jun 7, 2018

McDonald’s in Belgium are appealing to students that it’s okay to make mistakes ... more or comment here

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Tender: Coventry University

Jun 7, 2018

The University wishes to appoint a new Staff Recruitment Buying Services supplier ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic asks is age just a number when it comes to recruitment?

Jun 6, 2018

Find out more in this multigenerational research piece ... more or comment here

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CIPD People Management Awards 2018: finalists announced

Jun 5, 2018

The finalists have been announced for this year’s CIPD People Management Awards, which set out to recognise outstanding and innovative achievements in people management, learning and development ... more or comment here

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Graduation selfies pose degree fraud threat

Jun 5, 2018

Recruiters should be vigilant, with fraudsters able to produce fake degree certificates based on their inclusion in graduation selfies, according to Prospects’ Higher Education Degree Datacheck (HEDD) ... more or comment here

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Guardian UK 300 for 2018/19: results revealed

Jun 5, 2018

GTI has published this year’s Guardian UK 300 rankings ... more or comment here

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Tender: Network Homes

Jun 5, 2018

Network Homes would like to create a Framework aimed to appoint agencies for the provision of temporary, interim and permanent recruitment services ... more or comment here

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SMRS and The Student Room launch Firsthand

May 31, 2018

Firsthand promises to ‘celebrate the positive and transformational impact of Universities one story at a time’. Dan Beynon, head of education at SMRS, introduces us to their new project ... more or comment here

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Breakfast News – Up close and personal

May 31, 2018

GTI’s latest Breakfast News event took place at a busy Anthologist, on the subject of ‘Up close and personal’, it focussed on personal data and the GDPR legislation that came into effect on 25 May. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Vicky Turner

May 31, 2018

It's only taken 18 years, but Ri5's Vicky talks Mr Wimpy and Frazzles ... more or comment here 2 comments

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The Heist Awards 2018: shortlist announced

May 31, 2018

The shortlist for the 2018 Heist Awards, organised by Havas People, have been announced in advance of the awards ceremony set to take place on 12th July in Manchester ... more or comment here 1 comment

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"We have one woman already on the board, so we are done - it is someone else’s turn"

May 31, 2018

Just one of the explanations heard by the team behind the government-backed Hampton-Alexander Review for not appointing women to FTSE company boards ... more or comment here

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The Tipping Point: essential insights for the talent acquisition and recruitment industry

May 31, 2018

This unique event will provide essential insights for the talent acquisition and recruitment industry ... more or comment here

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Introducing T-Levels. The new kid on the education block.

May 30, 2018

From 2020, there will be more post-16 education choice than ever ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

May 29, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Picking Pink Squid’s brains on early talent

May 24, 2018

The world is changing. As is the early talent market. Here’s what Pink Squid’s top squids have to say on the matter ... more or comment here

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MI6 launches first TV recruitment advert

May 24, 2018

As part of a campaign entitled ‘Secretly, we’re just like you”, Mi6 launched its first ever recruitment campaign to feature a TV advertisement ... more or comment here 3 comments

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Rolls-Royce partners with Blackbridge Communications

May 23, 2018

Blackbridge Communications has won a competitive pitch to devise and deliver Rolls-Royce’s end-to-end early talent strategy ... more or comment here

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Who’s up for London Pride this year?

May 24, 2018

That’s the question the CIPD is asking its members this year, and here’s why ... more or comment here

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UK professionals say careers influenced positively by social media

May 24, 2018

Research by CV-Library reveals that almost 80% of professionals in the UK believe that social media has had a positive effect on their career progress ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

May 23, 2018

including updates from Jobsgopublic, CV-Library, Ratemyplacement and more ... more or comment here

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STEM skills shortage costing £1.5 billion

May 22, 2018

According to a recent report from STEM Learning, the skills shortage is costing businesses in the sector £1.5 billion a year ... more or comment here

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S1jobs spoofs PepsiCo’s decision to use robots for interviews

May 22, 2018

S1jobs creates an online game all about interviewing. Why? You’ll have to read on to find out ... more or comment here

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Tender: Anglia Ruskin University

May 22, 2018

Anglia Ruskin University is seeking to identify and appoint an integrated advertising agency, to create, design, implement and evaluate campaigns ... more or comment here

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Missing the Ri5 Weekly email?

May 21, 2018

Let us know if you want to be included on our mailing list ... more or comment here

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School Leaver Awards 2018: winners announced

May 18, 2018

The UK’s top employers for school leavers have been revealed, following the 2018 AllAboutSchoolLeavers Top 100 Employers for School and College Leavers Awards ... more or comment here

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Turning employer branding on its head?

May 17, 2018

Boutique agency Jupiter launches new off-the-shelf employer branding solution ... more or comment here

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RateMyApprenticeship Awards: open for nominations

May 17, 2018

There are five new Awards this year ... more or comment here

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CIPD: “Employment growth continues as employers face increasing challenges”

May 17, 2018

CIPD and The Adecco Group’s latest Labour Market Outlook report shows a tightening labour market as pay edges upwards and employers’ near term employment expectations rise to a 5 year high ... more or comment here

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Lengthy hiring process causing candidates to turn dream jobs down worldwide

May 17, 2018

As an extension of their report released in February, Robert Half UK releases global results on the impact of a long application process ... more or comment here

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Tender: London South Bank University

May 17, 2018

The University is seeking to appoint a full-service agency to handle all aspects of its advertising process ... more or comment here

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Shining a light on mental health awareness

May 16, 2018

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 14th to 20th May. Here we look at what that means in the workplace of today. And of the future ... more or comment here

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UCAS Media’s student lifestyle report

May 16, 2018

In this 2018 report, you’ll gain access to a snapshot on students’ views ... more or comment here

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Amberjack win a Fantastic Four Recruiter Awards

May 15, 2018

Amberjack lead industry as the big winners at the Recruiter Awards ... more or comment here

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John Salt joins CV-Library as Deputy Managing Director

May 14, 2018

CV-Library has announced the appointment of John Salt as Deputy Managing Director ... more or comment here 4 comments

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Final Fantasy: Hot Sumner

May 15, 2018

Another season of Fantasy Football has drawn to a close and this year’s winner regains the title of Ri5 champion for the fourth time in the last five years ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Alexander Mann Solutions sold for £820m

May 10, 2018

Alexander Mann Solutions sold in deal valued at £820m ... more or comment here

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SMRS and Mencap: The follow up

May 10, 2018

We last caught up with the team back in July 2017. A lot can happen in nine months. Here we chat with James Coyle, Client Partner at SMRS and Sam Jackson, Head of Resourcing at Mencap, about what’s been going on since we last spoke ... more or comment here

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Win for Jobsgopublic and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue at 2018 PPMAs

May 10, 2018

Jobsgopublic, the first online job board dedicated to the public and not-for-profit sectors, picked up the Best Value for Money Recruitment Campaign award this year’s PPMA Annual Conference and Awards ... more or comment here

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Recruit Holdings acquires Glassdoor

May 9, 2018

The integrated human resources services giant adds Glassdoor to its portfolio ... more or comment here

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Top of the ‘best student city’ class? Gold star to London.

May 9, 2018

For the first time, London tops the world’s best student city ... more or comment here

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96% of HR professionals say Brexit is already hindering hiring strategies

May 8, 2018

The first of LinkedIn’s quarterly ‘Recruiter Sentiment’ surveys reveals that HR professionals are already witnessing the effects of Brexit, due to be implemented in 2019 ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Recruiter Awards 2018: winners announced

May 4, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Recruiter Awards have been announced, following a gala awards evening at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel ... more or comment here

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Talent Works International: Powering technology recruitment for Amadeus

May 3, 2018

Here’s how Talent Works is supporting Amadeus in its quest to find top talent ... more or comment here

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Are we turning into a country of workaholics?

May 2, 2018

The latest presenteeism and leaveism stats suggests we are ... more or comment here

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Symphony Talent is growing thanks to new business wins

May 2, 2018

With new additions to its client base, Symphony Talent’s got a spring in its step ... more or comment here

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Recent Appointments

May 3, 2018

With updates from British Airways, Alexander Mann Solutions, Hiring Hub, RED Commerce and John Henry Group ... more or comment here

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All change for Jobsgopublic.com

May 2, 2018

Introducing the all-new Jobsgopublic.com site ... more or comment here

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Totaljobs and Jobsite partner

May 2, 2018

Big changes are afoot, as StepStone announces the partnership of its two largest generalist jobsites ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The top 10 cities for job growth: Q1 2018

May 1, 2018

New data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals that job growth is strong across the UK, with Aberdeen leading the table ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Robert Dickinson

Apr 26, 2018

More than meets the eye, Robert is a Client Manager at SMRS. When given the opportunity to take part in the Ri5 profile, he certainly didn't procrastinate ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Blockchain-based Job.com works with McCann to take it to the next level

Apr 26, 2018

The first recruitment-based blockchain company has selected world-renowned McCann’s to shout about it ... more or comment here

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UK businesses confident about talent strategies but concerned about employee turnover rates

Apr 26, 2018

A new report by BPS World reveals that senior executives in businesses across the UK are confident their talent strategies are working but are also concerned that turnover rates are too high ... more or comment here

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Madgex releases the first industry benchmarks for job board e-commerce sites

Apr 25, 2018

Madgex’s latest piece of research, The E-commerce Benchmarking Report, has been released ... more or comment here

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The BMJ plays its part in tackling the medical crisis

Apr 25, 2018

The latest statistics from the British Medical Association are out and it doesn’t look good for NHS staffing levels ... more or comment here

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Guardian University Awards 2018: winners announced

Apr 25, 2018

Now in their sixth year, the Guardian University Awards recognise the universities that inspire students and transform communities ... more or comment here

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The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 announced

Apr 25, 2018

50 UK employers have been recognised for their leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 ... more or comment here

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Government welcomes Year of Engineering partnership with Apple

Apr 24, 2018

Apple is joining forces with the Year of Engineering 2018 and offering a UK-wide programme of activities for primary and secondary school pupils ... more or comment here

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2018 PPMA Awards winners announced

Apr 20, 2018

The Public Sector People Managers Association (PPMA) has handed out its Excellence in People Management Awards for 2018, which celebrate best practice in all areas of HR in the public sector ... more or comment here

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Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 winners announced

Apr 20, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Employer Brand Management Awards were announced last night, with Teach First and Tonic taking home the evening’s Grand Prix of employer brand management ... more or comment here

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Google’s Play for Jobs

Apr 19, 2018

Back in June of 2017 Crunch Simply Digital gave us a brief insight into Google for Jobs, and its likely impact on the UK recruitment industry. Following a soft rollout over the past week, Crunch updates us on developments ... more or comment here

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ASA targeting recruiters who place misleading job adverts for ‘apprenticeships’

Apr 19, 2018

A report by Reform claims that employers, particularly in retail, hospitality and fast food, are re-badging low-skilled jobs as apprenticeships in order to claim subsidies for training ... more or comment here

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New home for Penna

Apr 19, 2018

Penna, part of the Adecco Group, has moved its London-based staff into ultra-modern and brand new offices in central London ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Apr 18, 2018

Our latest round-up of news, announcements from the agency world. This month sees a packed edition, with plenty of updates on the awards, client and people fronts ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 launched

Apr 18, 2018

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 have been launched, with the application site now open for entries ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Apr 17, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Neil Carberry appointed CEO of the REC

Apr 17, 2018

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has appointed Neil Carberry as its new chief executive ... more or comment here

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Graduate and Apprenticeship Bites

Apr 17, 2018

A round up of bites from in and around the world of higher education and apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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StepStone files for acquisition of Universum

Apr 17, 2018

The e-recruitment firm StepStone is planning to acquire the Swedish employer branding specialist Universum ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic partner with the National Housing Federation

Apr 17, 2018

Jobsgopublic have partnered with the National Housing Federation to better serve the UK housing sector with creative recruitment solutions ... more or comment here

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Mummyjobs.co.uk to host #FlexibleWorking event

Apr 17, 2018

#FlexibleWorking: The Big Discussion will take place on 26th April in London. Three speakers, six panellists and 65 HRD and MD’s will be in attendance ... more or comment here

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SMRS: Capturing the character of B&Q

Apr 12, 2018

With existing guidelines already in place, SMRS showcase how they’ve worked with B&Q to bring their employer brand to life ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Gender pay gap reporting doesn’t add up

Apr 12, 2018

As the deadline for submitting gender pay gap reports passes, Ri5 looks at what’s been learned ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Apprenticeship levy funds are stockpiling to the tune of £1.28 billion

Apr 12, 2018

The Open University (OU) reveals organisations in England have withdrawn only £108 million of the £1.39 billion paid in ... more or comment here

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What Gen Z’s want from a recruitment process and their careers

Apr 12, 2018

Dartmouth Partners, a London and Frankfurt based recruitment consultancy, asked over 600 financial services graduates what they’re looking for ... more or comment here

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Mercer says it’s time to act

Apr 11, 2018

Action needs to be taken to address the UK’s ageing population, migration and consequent severe workforce shortages ... more or comment here

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Workforce happiness overshadowed by over-worked managers and under-supported staff

Apr 11, 2018

CIPD’s first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK reveals that two-thirds of workers are satisfied with their jobs overall ... more or comment here

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End of an era at The Guardian

Apr 10, 2018

Ri5 caught up with Helen Bird and Tony Bowley to wish them well following their departure from The Guardian ... more or comment here 6 comments

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Ron Rowe’s funeral

Apr 10, 2018

Ron’s funeral will be held on Wednesday 18th April at Eltham crematorium ... more or comment here

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“All new jobs should be advertised as flexible to reflect change”

Apr 10, 2018

In response to a report from the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee, Alexander Mann Solutions is calling on UK organisations to proactively encourage flexibility across the entire workforce ... more or comment here

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CV-Library re-launches JobsRetail.co.uk

Apr 10, 2018

CV-Library has relaunched its retail job site, JobsRetail.co.uk, as it continues to expand its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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Guardian University Awards 2018: finalists announced

Apr 5, 2018

The Guardian University Awards 2018 finalists have been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony due to take place on 24th April 2018 ... more or comment here

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RCN call for national recruitment campaign as UCAS reveals further fall in nursing applications

Apr 5, 2018

UCAS has revealed a serious risk of a second drop in the number of trainee nurses ... more or comment here

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Vodafone's international future jobs programme set to help 10 million young people into work

Apr 5, 2018

In the largest initiative of its kind anywhere in the world, Vodafone is asking young people everywhere “What will you be?” ... more or comment here

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Mail Metro Media

Apr 5, 2018

Newly unified Mail and Metro commercial teams officially come together under a new banner and brand ... more or comment here

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Women still feel affected by the gender pay gap one year on

Apr 5, 2018

New research from CV-Library explores attitudes towards pay one year on from the Gender Pay Gap reporting legislation being implemented ... more or comment here

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Havas People partners with BP

Apr 3, 2018

Havas People has announced their appointment by BP to support their global recruitment marketing ... more or comment here

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TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2018: winners announced

Mar 29, 2018

The winners of the 2018 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced last night, with IBM taking home the Graduate Employer of the Year title ... more or comment here

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ISE Development Awards: winners announced

Mar 29, 2018

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the winners of its annual Development Awards, which recognise and reward organisations committed to training and developing early talent ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Kevin McEwan

Mar 28, 2018

Kevin is Group Agency Director at the BigChoice Group, has been with the business for just over two years and has a background in UK and International education and recruitment marketing, previously working for Educate, The Student Room and Student Beans ... more or comment here

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Happy birthday to you ...

Mar 28, 2018

SMRS celebrate being 20 years young ... more or comment here

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Amberjack: Bringing Situational Judgement Tests (SJTs) to life

Mar 28, 2018

In this article from Amberjack, they share how they’re making the most of immersive video SJTs to enhance the candidate experience ... more or comment here

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BT uses virtual reality to recruit top graduate and apprentice talent

Mar 28, 2018

When you create more than 1,300 new apprenticeship and graduate opportunities, you have to think big ... more or comment here

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Tackling the skills gap through work experience

Mar 28, 2018

The institute of Student Employers (ISE) annual survey shows that graduates who’ve carried out an internship are more likely to have the skills businesses need ... more or comment here

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CV-Library re-launches EngineeringJobs.co.uk

Mar 26, 2018

CV-Library has relaunched its engineering job site, EngineeringJobs.co.uk, as it continues to expand its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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Easter Fantasy Football update

Mar 26, 2018

It would seem to be a two horse race for this season’s Ri5 Fantasy Football League ... more or comment here

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SMRS: Future Talent – let’s hear it for the boy

Mar 22, 2018

Mike Hoffman, Client Partner - New Business and Research at SMRS, talks about driving the message of equality into schools ... more or comment here

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GDPR and its effect on student recruitment

Mar 22, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation will be enforced on 25th May 2018. If you’ve not heard much about it, now’s the time ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Meet & Engage introduce live streaming to their offer

Mar 21, 2018

Always looking for innovative ways to enhance engagement with potential candidates, Meet & Engage launch a new product ... more or comment here

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Loving the New Zealand’s Police’s work

Mar 22, 2018

The New Zealand Police freshen up their recruitment act to appeal to hundreds to join ... more or comment here

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Recent Appointments

Mar 22, 2018

New appointments for Nationwide, CIPD, BGL Group, Resource Solutions, BPS World and Capita ... more or comment here

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LinkedIn Top Companies 2018

Mar 21, 2018

LinkedIn has released this year’s UK Top Companies to work for in the UK ... more or comment here

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Recruiter Awards 2018: shortlist announced

Mar 20, 2018

The shortlist for the 2018 Recruiter Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards evening that takes place in May ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Candidates need to be savvy when it comes to social media

Mar 20, 2018

A recent survey by CV-Library shows more and more often, potential candidates are being checked out online ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Mar 19, 2018

including updates from UCAS Media, CV-Library, Education Cubed, Womeintech.co.uk and more ... more or comment here

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RIDI awards: 2018 winners

Mar 19, 2018

The 2018 Recruitment Industry Disability Awards were held in central London on Thursday 15th May and hosted by Paralympics GB athlete, Sophia Warner ... more or comment here

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The FIRM Awards 2018 - all the winners

Mar 16, 2018

The winners of the 2018 FIRM Awards have been announced, following last night’s awards ceremony ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: James McFadzean

Mar 15, 2018

Big Brother’s loss is our gain, take a walk with us as we follow James to London and GuardianJobs and on to Employer Branding at Qatar Airways, via Turkey and Brazil ... more or comment here

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German BURGER KING® recruitment campaign. Bold? Or Bonkers?

Mar 15, 2018

A controversial new recruitment drive for Germany aims to attract candidates who are fired-up by their brand ... more or comment here

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Employers unprepared for expected surge in automation

Mar 15, 2018

A survey by Willis Towers Watson reveals that work being done by automation is set to almost double in the next three years ... more or comment here

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‘Talent Demand Generation Through Digital’ breakfast briefing

Mar 15, 2018

Crunch Simply Digital and That Little Agency have partnered together to host a breakfast briefing aimed at helping inhouse recruiters generate talent demand ... more or comment here

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Milkround to host Careers Adviser Conference

Mar 15, 2018

A forthcoming event hosted by Milkround is set to focus on career advisers who are able to speak to thousands of students every day about their future career choices ... more or comment here

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School Leaver Awards 2018: finalists revealed

Mar 14, 2018

AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk has unveiled the finalists for the 2018 School Leaver Awards, which highlight the top UK employers for school and college leavers ... more or comment here

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White Label: taking a fresh look at social mobility

Mar 14, 2018

Cathy Hyde, Client Partner at White Label, talks to Ri5 about their social mobility research ... more or comment here

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SRS appointment: Barry Davison

Mar 14, 2018

Barry Davison has been appointed Employer Partnerships Manager at Smart Resourcing Solutions ... more or comment here

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Businesses struggle with recruitment and retention

Mar 14, 2018

A new employment and skills study from London First and Lloyds Banking Group suggests it’s tough out there ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Mar 13, 2018

Welcome to our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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CV-Library acquires Education-Jobs.co.uk

Mar 13, 2018

CV-Library has announced that it has acquired the Education-Jobs.co.uk website, as it continues to increase its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of East Anglia

Mar 13, 2018

The University is looking to create a framework of suppliers to work with Admissions, Recruitment and Marketing (ARM) ... more or comment here

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HE Bites

Mar 13, 2018

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Penna appointment: Ben Cox

Mar 12, 2018

Ben Cox joins Penna as Associate Director ... more or comment here

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Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 shortlist announced

Mar 8, 2018

The shortlist for the Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 has been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony which takes place on 19th April in London ... more or comment here

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18 major organisations sign up to the ‘Tech She Can Charter’

Mar 8, 2018

A new charter is launched to tackle the shortfall of women in technology careers ... more or comment here

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ISE announces Student Development Conference line-up

Mar 8, 2018

Chris Baréz-Brown, author and founder of business consultancy Upping Your Elvis, will be headlining the conference ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Majority of MPs agree apprenticeship minimum wage is not enough to live on

Mar 8, 2018

As Apprenticeship Week comes to a close, a survey by the Young Women’s Trust reveals that just one in five MPs think that the apprenticeship minimum wage is enough to live on ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: UCAS backs apprenticeships

Mar 7, 2018

Mark Wilson, Strategy Manager at UCAS, takes a look at the demand and supply of apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Theresa May urges students to consider alternatives to university

Mar 7, 2018

A recent speech by the Prime Minister, prompted Milkround to review the university vs apprenticeship debate ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Leadership apprenticeships can get funding too

Mar 7, 2018

Many businesses are missing out on training funding for future leaders ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Demystifying the apprenticeship levy

Mar 7, 2018

If you were ever confused about the apprenticeship levy, here are five myth busters to set you straight ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: An apprentice’s view – by Robyn Hodgson

Mar 6, 2018

With many thanks to Robyn Hodgson, who’s given up her time to share why she decided to opt for an apprenticeship ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: It’s National Apprenticeship Week… here’s five reasons why they rock

Mar 6, 2018

Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service, shares why she thinks there’s never been a better time to take on an apprentice ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Womble Bond Dickinson LLP: promoting diversity in apprenticeships

Mar 5, 2018

Leading transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson began offering UK apprenticeships in 2014 as a method to diversify the staff it recruits, now it is using the Apprenticeship Levy to introduce new apprenticeships to the firm and plug skills gaps ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Apprenticeship Bites

Mar 5, 2018

Welcome to our round up of bites to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2018 ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: BAME groups are steering clear of apprenticeships in Greater Manchester

Mar 5, 2018

Cllr Sean Anstee, GMCA lead for skills, employment and apprenticeships, is keen to promote best opportunities for everyone growing up in Greater Manchester ... more or comment here

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SodaStream’s new recruitment video – what’s not to like?

Mar 1, 2018

SodaStream launch a new video campaign to fill positions in 45 countries. And it’s worth a watch ... more or comment here 3 comments

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M&S gets ‘Smart’ about early years’ recruitment

Mar 1, 2018

M&S have brought on board innovative recruitment service provider, Smart Resourcing Solutions (SRS), to streamline recruitment of early years careers candidates ... more or comment here

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Luminate event: Diversity and recruitment

Mar 1, 2018

Luminate is a new online platform providing users with an indispensable labour market information (LMI) resource, along with views and insights from industry experts ... more or comment here

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Amberjack to host recruitment masterclasses

Feb 28, 2018

A masterclass programme has been developed to give Senior HR, Talent and Recruitment professionals access to the latest insights, innovations and hot topics influencing the world of recruitment ... more or comment here

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Diversity and social mobility headlines this year’s ‘The Big Assembly’ agenda

Feb 28, 2018

Can the second careers advice and guidance webinar beat the 10,000-strong audience of last year? ... more or comment here

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ISE Development Awards shortlist announced

Feb 27, 2018

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the shortlist for its annual Development Awards, which recognise and reward organisations committed to training and developing early talent ... more or comment here

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Nationwide taking neurodiversity in the workplace seriously

Feb 27, 2018

With one in ten of the population being neurodivergent, the drive to be more inclusive of this talent pool is gaining more media attention ... more or comment here

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PPMA Awards 2018: shortlist revealed

Feb 27, 2018

The shortlist for the Annual PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 2018 were announced at an event at The Guardian on 21st February ... more or comment here

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National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 winners announced

Feb 26, 2018

The winners of the National Undergraduate Employability Awards have been announced, with a range of employers and universities recognised for their contribution to the undergraduate market ... more or comment here

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"It’s an impactful and sensible HE review we need not a political point scorer…"

Feb 21, 2018

Dan Beynon, Head of Education for SMRS, talks to Ri5 about the review of HE funding in England ... more or comment here

Ri5 Profile: Louise Grimes

Feb 22, 2018

Louise is the University Partnerships Manager at Smart Resourcing Solutions where she supports universities with the hugely popular large-scale assessment simulations that they run, usually at Premier League football stadia ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Feb 22, 2018

Welcome to our latest round-up of news, announcements from the agency world. This month sees a packed edition, with plenty of updates on the awards, client and people fronts ... more or comment here

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Army recruitment comes under more criticism

Feb 21, 2018

New claims report that thousands of prospective soldiers are dropping out of the system due to a lengthy recruitment process ... more or comment here

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A tropical island grad scheme

Feb 21, 2018

Sound too good to be true? Not for one lucky graduate thanks to Tourism Fiji and Fiji Airways ... more or comment here

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Hype for a new agency

Feb 21, 2018

London-based Hype Collective is a new agency aiming to help brands engage with 16-25-year olds ... more or comment here

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Margaret Maclean now Head of HR and Compliance at Energy Assets Group

Feb 22, 2018

Energy Assets Group has announced the new appointment of Margaret Maclean as Head of HR and Compliance ... more or comment here

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Nationwide selects Alexander Mann Solutions to provide end-to-end talent acquisition solution

Feb 20, 2018

Nationwide Building Society has appointed Alexander Mann Solutions to deliver an end-to-end talent acquisition solution for its contingent workforce programme ... more or comment here

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RIDI Awards finalists announced

Feb 20, 2018

The shortlist for the 2018 RIDI Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards which take place in March ... more or comment here

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Milkround’s annual school leaver careers fair

Feb 19, 2018

The fourth Milkround After School Options Fair takes place in London on 2nd March ... more or comment here

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Neurodiversity guidelines for employers

Feb 15, 2018

There’s a new guide out from CIPD/Uptimize highlighting the benefits of employing a neurodiverse workforce ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Wanted: Sandwich Artist, Party Chief and Beverage Application Technologist

Feb 15, 2018

Keith Pilling wanted to place the job titles Chief Excitement Officer/Spiritual Leader/Growth Hacker/Innovation Sherpa/Executive Sensei/Digital Prophet/Galactic Viceroy of Research into Room 101 in his recent profile. But what other unusual job titles exist in the employment world? ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Acting head of REC announced

Feb 15, 2018

David Vallance, director of finance at the REC, will be acting CEO until the appointment of a new chief executive ... more or comment here

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Lose-lose. Employers need to shorten the hiring decision-making process.

Feb 14, 2018

Candidates are accepting second-choice job offers as potential employers take too long ... more or comment here

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Sharing best practice within the public sector

Feb 13, 2018

Jobsgopublic team up with In-house Recruitment Network to host ‘New Recruitment Trends within the Public Sector’ ... more or comment here

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Battle for strongest graduates intensifies

Feb 13, 2018

A new report by WCN and Universum highlights the increasing candidate expectations employers face when recruiting. ... more or comment here

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Top 10 most popular industries for job searches

Feb 13, 2018

Construction and engineering jobs were the most searched for by candidates last month ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Keith Pilling

Feb 8, 2018

Keith Pilling, Chief Operating Officer, Penna. Needs no further introduction ... more or comment here 9 comments

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Modern working rights for a modern UK

Feb 8, 2018

The Taylor Review leads to reforms from the government ... more or comment here

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The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network

Feb 8, 2018

The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network has increased its membership – taking the number of employers committed to apprenticeship diversity to over 40 ... more or comment here

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When is a car not a car? When it’s an HR Manager.

Feb 7, 2018

Confused? Well, read on. Volvo have refitted an S90 to enable it to interview prospective technicians. First stop the Brussels Motor Show ... more or comment here

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The looming skills shortage. Are we ready?

Feb 8, 2018

In a new study, Robert Walters and totaljobs probed how employers and candidates are feeling about the predicted skills shortage. And what they’re doing about it ... more or comment here

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ISE announces Recruitment Conference 2018 line-up

Feb 8, 2018

Professor Steve Peters, consultant psychiatrist and author of the best-selling The Chimp Paradox, will be headlining the conference ... more or comment here

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UCAS application rates indicate a strong demand for UK Higher Education

Feb 7, 2018

UCAS shares the numbers of undergraduate applications processed ahead of the January 15th deadline ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Havas People announce March Talent Bites event

Feb 6, 2018

Havas People’s Talent Bites returns on 8 March, focusing on the subject of 'how can employee engagement improve performance?' ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Feb 6, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Top Employers to work for in the UK 2018

Feb 5, 2018

The Top Employers Institute has released its list of Certified UK Top Employers for 2018 ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Karen Austen

Feb 1, 2018

After spending nearly 16 years within the recruitment industry, Karen has recently joined Mumsnet to head up their jobs board proposition and promote family friendly employers ... more or comment here

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PepsiCo call for graduates to identify the next big trend in food and drink

Feb 1, 2018

PepsiCo have launched PepsiCo Go 2018, which will see graduates from across Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa identifying the next big trend in food and beverages ... more or comment here

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The UCAS 2017 equalities data is out

Jan 31, 2018

A new report has been released which gives detailed equalities statistics for individual universities and colleges around the UK ... more or comment here

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Unpaid internships. Work experience at what cost?

Jan 31, 2018

In a recent report published by the Sutton Trust, it examines the cost of an internship in both London and Manchester ... more or comment here

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Automation and Globalisation. Good news, depending on where you live.

Jan 31, 2018

Cities Outlook 2018 looks at the predicted job growths and losses across the country ... more or comment here

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NSPCC appoints Brett Terry as Director of People

Feb 1, 2018

NSPCC has announced the appointment of Brett Terry as Director of People ... more or comment here

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The government gives the Tech Talent Charter its full backing

Jan 31, 2018

Showing its support, the government plays an active role in a bid to encourage more organisations to sign up to the charter ... more or comment here

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Employer confidence slumps

Jan 31, 2018

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) releases data that suggests employers are feeling less positive ... more or comment here

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Ri5 apprenticeships special

Jan 30, 2018

Find out about apprenticeships at BMW, KPMG, EY, BAE Systems and Co-op Insurance, and what Tower Hamlets is doing to help young people get the training they need to get into work ... more or comment here

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Mail and Metro commercial teams merge

Jan 26, 2018

dmg media has announced that it will integrate its existing Mail and Metro advertising teams to form a single sales unit – dmg media advertising ... more or comment here 1 comment

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RAD Awards 2018 - all the winners

Jan 26, 2018

The winners of the 2018 RAD Awards have been announced, following last night’s awards ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. ... more or comment here

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Tackling emerging talent effectively – Deloitte and Pink Squid

Jan 25, 2018

A brief to fill 1,400 graduate, apprentice + undergrads, internships positions across six service lines is no mean feat. Here’s how the team went about it ... more or comment here

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LinkedIn unveils recruiters’ most overused buzzwords

Jan 25, 2018

LinkedIn has revealed a list of the business buzzwords that are most overused by HR and recruitment professionals on their profiles, and has encouraged recruiters to ensure their profiles reflect their employer brand in order to attract talent in 2018 ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Redesign for The Guardian

Jan 24, 2018

The Guardian switched to a tabloid format last week, as they looked to provide a better experience for readers and advertisers alike ... more or comment here

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Strategic partnership announced between Wave and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC)

Jan 25, 2018

Wave joins forces with the REC to provide its members with top-level candidate attraction services ... more or comment here

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Nationwide introduces unique new assessment for graduates and apprentices

Jan 22, 2018

A revolutionary new way of recruiting has been adopted by Nationwide, as it puts prospective candidates through a series of logical and problem solving exercises to assess relevant behaviours in an escape room challenge ... more or comment here

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Over a dozen CEOs to feature at RecPlus Conference

Jan 22, 2018

The 2018 RecPlus Conference takes place in Berlin, February 28th – March 2nd ... more or comment here

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Ri5’s industry predictions for 2018

Jan 18, 2018

Here’s what some of the industry’s movers and shakers have to say. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 winners are announced

Jan 19, 2018

In a glittering ceremony held last night, there was much to applaud. Here are some of the highlights from the evening ... more or comment here

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Shock results, as graduate recruitment at the UK’s top employers falls

Jan 18, 2018

‘The Graduate Market in 2018’* by High Fliers Research was carried out in December 2017 and published some unexpected results ... more or comment here

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No crystal ball required, here’s the 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report

Jan 18, 2018

LinkedIn surveyed over 8,800 recruiters and hiring managers to reveal what they feel the largest hiring themes will be for this year ... more or comment here

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22 million Brits don’t use all holiday allowance

Jan 18, 2018

A British Airways global study has revealed that, on average, workers in Britain don’t use the best part of a week’s holidays each year ... more or comment here

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CV-Library reveals top recruitment priorities for 2018

Jan 18, 2018

CV-Library’s latest piece of research reveals the recruitment priorities for many businesses in 2018 include more direct sourcing, building future talent pools, establishing their employer brand and succession planning ... more or comment here

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Businesses still in the dark over apprenticeships

Jan 16, 2018

According to a new survey by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LLCI) more than a third of London businesses say their company is not aware of the new apprenticeship funding arrangements ... more or comment here

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Win a £10,000 adventure at the 2018 RAD Awards

Jan 15, 2018

Fancy winning £10,000 to spend on the holiday of your dreams? Totaljobs, in partnership with the RAD Awards, is offering one lucky winner the chance to take the holiday of a lifetime ... more or comment here

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Graduate jobs market to expand in 2018

Jan 15, 2018

According to a report by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), employers expect to increase their graduate job vacancies by 11% this year, marking a return to double-digit growth ... more or comment here

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Graduate Promotions becomes part of Havas People

Jan 11, 2018

Havas People have completed the acquisition of Graduate Promotions ... more or comment here 1 comment

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A shaky start for the Office for Students (OFS)

Jan 11, 2018

Dan Beynon, Head of Education for SMRS, takes time out to share his views around the Toby Young debacle and his hopes for the future ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Ali Hackett

Jan 11, 2018

We’re delighted to introduce you to Ali Hackett. Grab a big bowl of chips with mayo and ketchup and enjoy with a glass of wine ... more or comment here 3 comments

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CIPD: 53% of employers paying apprenticeship levy would rather have a training levy

Jan 11, 2018

Of those employers currently paying the apprenticeship levy, more than half would prefer a more general training levy ... more or comment here

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Salary top reason employees will resign in 2018

Jan 11, 2018

Data released by Glassdoor reveals that 45% of recruiters and hiring managers expect more employees to quit over the next 12 months ... more or comment here

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How does the UK fare as a global work destination of choice?

Jan 11, 2018

A recent survey shows that the UK is slipping in popularity ... more or comment here

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Back of the net! Norway pays their male and female international footballers the same wages.

Jan 11, 2018

In an historic equal-pay agreement signed in December, the Norwegian FA confirms their players will get paid the same ... more or comment here

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Which industries topped the salary growth table for 2017?

Jan 10, 2018

Data released by CV-Library highlights the industries which saw the highest growth in salaries in 2017 ... more or comment here

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UK managers gloomy outlook for 2018

Jan 10, 2018

The latest annual Future Forecast research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) gives a clear insight into how managers across the UK feel about prospects in 2018 ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Jan 10, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Penna raise £1,000 for Barnardo’s proving they’re no scrooges

Jan 9, 2018

For the second year running, Penna wanted to raise awareness – and money – by doing something meaningful for Barnardo’s ... more or comment here

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Mapping out the gender pay gap

Jan 9, 2018

Distinct Recruitment have helpfully graphically mapped out research comparing gender pay gap statistics between 1997 and 2017 by the Office for National Statistics ... more or comment here

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The Brexit effect on SMEs recruitment strategies

Jan 9, 2018

The Albion Growth Report from Albion Capital provides commentary on SME’s reactions to recruitment post-Brexit ... more or comment here

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Ron Rowe RIP

Jan 8, 2018

It is with sadness that we report the death of Ron Rowe, on 16th December ... more or comment here 19 comments

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We need to talk (more) about UK higher education

Jan 4, 2018

Dan Beynon, head of education at SMRS is launching a new online hub which will include engaging real-life stories about the positives of Higher Education. Here he explains why it’s needed and how you can be involved ... more or comment here

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CIPD predicts continued squeeze on living standards

Jan 4, 2018

There’s little light at the end of the tunnel according to CIPD’s annual labour market predictions ... more or comment here

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Pay, productivity, tribunal claims and employee voice: Acas key workplace issues in 2018

Jan 4, 2018

Sir Brendan Barber of Acas predicts that 2018’s key workplace issues will be pay, productivity, tribunal claims and employee voice in the boardroom ... more or comment here

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New universities regulator comes into force

Jan 4, 2018

The Office for Students legally comes into force to hold universities to account and promote students interests ... more or comment here 2 comments

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ISE announces student recruitment conference line-up

Jan 3, 2018

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the line-up for its annual Student Recruitment Showcase event ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic's round-up of 2017

Jan 3, 2018

The team at jobsgopublic share their round-up of 2017, including campaigns, awards, events and new faces ... more or comment here

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UK salaries improve annually for first time since 2015

Jan 3, 2018

Average UK advertised salaries have posted a year-on-year increase for the first time since June 2015, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna ... more or comment here

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2017 Review of the Year

Dec 18, 2017

2017 came and went in a bit of a blur, although the year saw numerous events that few people could have predicted ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Ri5 Profile: Ben Nunn

Dec 18, 2017

As Christmas fast approaches we offer you an early gift in the form of an entertaining profile from ThirtyThree's Head of Digital, Ben Nunn ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Agency Bites

Dec 20, 2017

Welcome to your festive – and final – edition of Agency Bites for 2017. It’s been quite a year and, despite all the talk of austerity and Brexit doom-mongering, it certainly feels like many agencies have been confidently growing their client lists and their teams. The continued rapid evolution of technology continues to evolve recruitment and employer comms across the board and bodes well for opportunities in 2018. For now, let us get you up to date with who’s been up to what and where – all packed into a 5 minute read! ... more or comment here

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Ho ho… Oh no.

Dec 20, 2017

Whether it’s the morning after the night before, or you just fancy a 5-minute break (and a cuppa and a mince pie), here’s a little festive look at what people are saying about ...The. Office. Christmas. Party ... more or comment here

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Millennials favour ruthless, go-getter leaders

Dec 20, 2017

Domino’s seasonal recruitment drive helps them understand attitudes towards leadership ... more or comment here

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L’Oreal launches virtual reality recruitment experience

Dec 20, 2017

L'Oréal UK & Ireland has debuted a new Virtual Reality experience as part of its graduate assessment scheme ... more or comment here

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More people from disadvantaged backgrounds are entering higher education

Dec 18, 2017

UCAS releases the final instalment of their End of Cycle Report on patterns of entry by background, offer-making, and qualifications and competition ... more or comment here

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Festive Fantasy Football

Dec 20, 2017

As the halfway point of the Premier League season is upon us and it's the season of good will, we thought it time to have an update on the Ri5 Fantasy Football league. ... more or comment here

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Paddy Power Betfair: EVP from the horse’s mouth

Dec 14, 2017

Blackbridge created four new careers websites for Paddy Power Betfair that would bring to life their newly-defined EVP ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Vanessa Soames

Dec 14, 2017

Vanessa Soames, Graduate Recruitment Director at Police Now, talks to Ri5 about how she got into the industry, what she’s been doing recently and also some highlights in between ... more or comment here

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Young Londoners lead the way to higher education

Dec 13, 2017

On the 11th December, UCAS released the latest staggered statistics from their End of Cycle Report, reviewing entry patterns to higher education by geography ... more or comment here

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Universities must do better

Dec 13, 2017

The National Audit Office reviews the higher education market to find it sorely lacking in some areas ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Just 4% of employers offer returnships to mums

Dec 13, 2017

New research by totaljobs on returnships shows their incredible potential for both employers and employees - and how they are currently underexploited ... more or comment here

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UK remains top destination for European jobseekers

Dec 13, 2017

According to new analysis by job site, Indeed, the UK remains the first choice for Europeans looking for work abroad ... more or comment here

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National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 shortlist unveiled

Dec 11, 2017

The shortlist for the 2018 National Undergraduate Employability Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards which take place in February ... more or comment here

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Encouraging news for nursing, with student course acceptances remaining high

Dec 7, 2017

4th December saw the release of the second wave of results from the UCAS End of Cycle Report, investigating the patterns for the year by subject ... more or comment here

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Glassdoor announces top UK places to work in 2018

Dec 6, 2017

Glassdoor has announced the winners of its tenth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, highlighting the best places to work in 2018 ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic launches new recruitment website for Croydon Council

Dec 7, 2017

Jobsgpublic has unveiled its new recruitment website for social care in Croydon ... more or comment here

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Small Circle Awards 2018 winners

Dec 7, 2017

Tuesday 5th December saw the inaugural Small Circle Awards, taking place during the Christmas networking event ... more or comment here 4 comments

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SMRS: Virtual reality in recruitment

Dec 5, 2017

Xuan Hoang, creative copywriter at SMRS, gives her thoughts on the role of virtual reality in recruitment ... more or comment here

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The top 10 roles set for the highest salary increases in 2018

Dec 5, 2017

Research undertaken by Robert Half reveals the top 10 roles set to see the biggest salary gains next year ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Lee Biggins

Nov 30, 2017

It seems surprising that it's taken this long for Lee Biggins, Managing Director and Founder of CV-Library, to be the subject of the Ri5 profile... good things come to those who wait ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Nov 30, 2017

including updates from FT, CV-Library, UCAS Media, Technojobs, Monster, and Gumtree ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Sense responds to Government's disability employment announcement

Nov 30, 2017

National disability charity, Sense, has responded to the government announcement that they plan to get one million more disabled people in work over the next 10 years ... more or comment here

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Guardian Public Service Awards winners announced

Nov 29, 2017

Hertfordshire Council took home the prize for overall winner ... more or comment here

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2017 UK & European Employee Engagement Awards finalists announced

Nov 30, 2017

The 2017 UK & Europe Employee Engagement Awards, in association with People Insight, announces its shortlist of finalists ... more or comment here

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Higher education entries for 18-year olds at an all-time high

Nov 28, 2017

According to UCAS, 2017 has witnessed the largest proportion of 18-year olds entering higher education ... more or comment here

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