Category: recruiters

Lockdown didn’t have a negative impact on London hiring

Data shows that 29.1% of recruitment activity amongst the city’s largest firms was for IT professionals – this is mainly due to the increased demand for staff to facilitate remote working practices.

Recruitment activity up as economy re-opens

REC: ‘Given the scale of falls in demand during the lockdown, we would expect a return to positive territory at this stage as demand for staff recovers’.

Record number of new jobs advertised since lockdown

REC: ‘With cases on the rise again, and changes to work from home advice, we may see further changes in demand in the months to come’.

UK job postings on the rise as the UK continues to re-open

Total job postings rose to 990,000 in the last week of June, with bar staff, roofers and hairdressers among the most in-demand roles as the UK continues to re-open.

Government must do more to save jobs and businesses, say REC

REC: ‘Four in five recruiters expect the outbreak to have an adverse impact on hiring in the short term, and we are likely to see the greatest impact in sectors like hospitality, retail and the creative industries’.

‘Dire shortage’ of mental health professionals

WR Health has urged hospitals to reassess their staffing solutions to prevent the current crisis worsening.

Rise in London job vacancies

Latest data shows that job vacancies have risen in London, despite the continued Brexit uncertainty.

IR35 scaremongering could damage talent ecosystem

Kingsbridge: ‘IR35 Protect – when aligned with a fit and proper process, enables businesses to continue to engage with contractors with complete confidence, by protecting all parties in the recruitment supply chain’.


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