APSCo News

02
Sep

Demand for professional talent up 22% on 2013 as business confidence reaches a seven year high

Professional recruitment firms now have 22% more vacancies on their books than this time last year according to new survey data from APSCo. Its latest research comes as the Treasury’s GDP growth forecast for the UK economy now stands at 3%, still significantly higher than the 1.8% expected at the beginning of the year, albeit marginally lower than last month (3.1%).

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

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02
Sep

JLT Management Services Ltd Appoints The Curve Group as its Outsourced Resourcing Partner

Based in London, JLT Management Services Ltd is the central specialist business within JLT Group Plc that provides services to all the Group operating companies.

02
Sep

Regulation boosts pay and opportunities for finance contractors

Finance contractors are feeling optimistic about both pay and opportunities over the next year, according to giant group.

02
Sep

Long hours are productive for city contractors, new survey reveals

Over three quarters (77%) of City contractors work longer than their contracted hours, yet more than half (57%) believe they are productive in those extra hours, according to a new survey by leading professional services recruiter Morgan McKinley.

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.

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