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Commit Commit Commit

Following the Chancellor’s commitment to provide new grants to businesses, the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, is urging the Government to extend the furlough scheme to the end of June.

Vacancies Tumble

Professional hiring across England and Wales decreased by a third (33%) in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc across the globe, but some sectors have remained resilient. That’s according to new research from the Association of…

Brexit Done

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has welcomed the news that a deal has finally been agreed but warns of the potential impact on financial and professional services.

Action Stations

New research by, the UK’s largest online jobs board, has found that the majority of workers were not put off looking for jobs this year and remain optimistic about future prospects, despite the impact of the pandemic on the…

Strong Together

Recruiters’ direct contribution to the UK economy reached £42.3 billion in 2019, accounting for 2.1% of UK Gross Value Added (GVA)*, according to the REC’s UK recruitment industry status report.

Still Climbing

Despite London being placed into a second national lockdown last month, the number of professional vacancies in London paying over £40k continued to increase, with roles up 5.2% month-on-month.  That’s according to new research from the…

Youth Issues

CIPD calls for incentives on apprenticeships to be increased and for greater business awareness and engagement on traineeships 

Getting Closer

While the second national lockdown impacted hiring activity in November, with permanent vacancies dropping 6% and contract jobs falling by 3% month-on-month, the annual percentage drop in hiring has fallen suggesting that the professional…

Staff Supported

As WFH continues throughout December, with kitchen tables and sofas making do as workstations up and down the country, the HR team at leading recruitment agency Encore Personnel are ensuring each and every member of its 200 staff feels…

Perfect Performance

The global recruitment business Phaidon International has recorded a gross profit of over $100,000,000 USD for its year ended 31st October 2020. Phaidon operates 5 vertically integrated brands from 12 offices and plans further expansion…

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