Category: recruiters

A human touch is vital in recruitment

The majority of both candidates and recruiters believe that it’s important that the recruiter is knowledgeable about the specific job, organisation and industry.

Top 10 most and least trusted professionals revealed

The findings suggest jobs that contribute to the public good, such as health or education-related professions, are the most trustworthy of the bunch.

LinkedIn continues to roll out its pop-up pub

After launching a successful pop-up experience in London earlier in the year, the LinkedIn pub is doing the rounds again.

IR35 classifications highlight ‘broken system’, says Engage

On IR35, Engage states: “The simple fact is, lengthy, broken and siloed data collection and storage processes make it unnecessarily difficult to correctly define a workers employment status quickly”.

Employers turn to contractors during economic uncertainty

More employers are turning to contract/temp staff in order to support their businesses while the long-term economic picture is unclear.

Network Rail IR35 assessment is ‘deeply concerning’, says IPSE

‘To run the railways that the country relies on, Network Rail need the flexibility that specialist contractors offer’, say the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed.

Petrol prices surges to six-month high

With the average cost of petrol and diesel rising, this will have an impact on the many self-employed workers who need to travel for their work.

More UK employers relying on contractors

Positive hiring figures suggest that many UK businesses are turning to the self-employed sector to help them through an uncertain outlook.

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