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The ‘lean workforce’ trend is a good sign for recruiters | UK Recruitment News

Lean workforces are the new normal. But can recruiters break through the economic uncertainties and capitalise? The vast majority of UK businesses have no surplus workforce, a new study has found. The latest Jobs Outlook Report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has learned that almost three quarters (74 per cent) of British businesses […]

Lifelong Skills for Longer Careers | UK Recruitment News

The Over 55 workforce used to have one eye on retirement. Now, they are more likely than ever to be looking for a career change. Britain’s over 55 workforce is preparing for a fresh start, rather than putting its feet up, a new study has learned. Once – in the not too distant past – […]

Spy Chiefs seek Different types of intelligence | UK Recruitment News

Intelligence agency GCHQ is hoping to hire neurodiverse candidates for new ways of thinking. GCHQ, the government communications service, is seeking neurodiverse candidates to improve its teamwork, the organisation’s Director revealed this week. Speaking at an event for the Dyslexia charity Made By Dyslexia, GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming said that “with the right mix of […]

Recruitment blockchain pioneers call in the administrators | UK Recruitment News

Struggling blockchain recruiting start-up ceases trading after year of difficulties Nodal Labs Limited, an early adopter in the field of blockchain recruitment, has gone into administration. The London-based firm appointed CVR Global as administrators this week, following months of financial difficulties. Nodal Labs, which formed in September 2018, sought to utilise burgeoning blockchain technology as […]

Navy Recruitment Hunts for Video Gamers | UK Recruitment News

The Armed Forces will target video gamers’ ‘unique skills’ in its new recruitment drive. The Royal Navy will target video gamers in an effort to recruit new personnel, The Mirror reports. A new recruitment drive for the armed forces launches this week – and it has chosen the EuroGamer Expo (EGX) as its host. The […]

Do payroll choices impact recruitment? | UK Recruitment News

The way your clients pay staff could be affecting your hiring prospects. A lean employment market is making for tougher trading conditions for many recruitment firms. As a reversal of this current trend may be some way off, we examine strategies that help agencies make placements. This week, we consider payroll options – and how […]