APSCo News

04
Aug

Demand for professional talent up 20% on 2013 as employers act to support upbeat growth strategies

Permanent vacancies increase 20% year-on-year as professional job market returns to pre-crisis growth IT joins Engineering, and Finance in spearheading growth with vacancies up 18%, 35% and 22% respectively Professional temporary and contract vacancies also grow strongly (up 8%) Demand continues to drive increases in professional salaries

30
Jul

APSCo launches Compliance+ for Social Work with strong stakeholder backing

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has announced the launch of APSCo Compliance+, the only best practice quality standard for social work recruitment firms.

22
Jul

APSCo joins important forum for House of Commons debate on how to help SMEs meet their potential

Last week APSCo was invited to join influential group of stakeholders tasked with looking at ways to support the growth of small businesses in the UK.

15
Jul

APSCo appoints Tweedy as Head of Communications

Roger has held a number of senior management positions including Head of Marketing and Communications at Blue Arrow and more recently at the REC where he directed the activities of the research unit developing strategic relationships with industry stakeholders and government.

15
Jul

BIS uses APSCo Members’ meeting as way of direct consultation on late payment

At the APSCo Members’ meeting last week, Laurence Ridgway, Senior Policy Adviser at the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), outlined the background and Government response to the “Building a Responsible Payment Culture” consultation which will be part of the Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Bill.

07
Jul

APSCo video news July 2014

Recruitment Challenge Cup, APSCo’s Intern Programme, HMRC drop box and more...

07
Jul

Permanent placements for professional roles reach two year high marking an important ‘triple peak’ for the UK’s economy

Permanent placements by recruitment firms up 33% year-on-year while vacancies increase by 18% Finance and engineering sectors lead the way, up 30% and 41% respectively Recruitment firms make 10% more temporary and contract placements year-on-year Salaries mirror sector growth with yearly increases for finance and engineering professionals up 7% and 2% respectively

Recruitment News

26
Aug

High frequency and algorithmic trading firms remain one of the most active recruitment areas in the City

Algorithmic and high frequency trading firms remain amongst the most active areas of City recruitment, bucking the headcount freezes and redundancy rounds in place at many investment banks, says Astbury Marsden.

22
Aug

Number of IT contractors out of work halves as demand for IT skills rebounds

Just 6.5% of IT contractors are currently not in a contract or are about to start one, compared to 12.6% this time last year.

21
Aug

Venturi employees offer free career advice for local students

The recruitment agency, based in Wilmslow, will be on-hand to offer advice to young people who wish to know more about careers in recruitment, business or administration.

21
Aug

Roc Search heads to Paris

Leading IT and Engineering recruitment company Roc Search tomorrow head to Paris with eleven of the Sales Managers and their families departing tomorrow morning.

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