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.
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.
Recruitment Challenge Cup, APSCo’s Intern Programme, HMRC drop box and more...
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
Following the hugely successful 2013 APSCo Deloitte Recruitment Benchmarking Survey, the trade association is calling on recruitment firms who operate in the UK and overseas to complete this year’s research to help shape analysis into the global staffing market.
As part of its ongoing commitment to members, and to help promote a responsible payment culture within the recruitment supply chain, APSCo has arranged for the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to attend its next members’ meeting.
APSCo welcomes the aims outlined in this Bill, especially those incentivising fair and transparent payment practices, and the removal of contractual barriers which stop businesses from gaining access to affordable finance.
Vacancy levels fell by 16% between quarter one and quarter two this year, largely as a result of NHS budget restrictions.
Another great result – and independent recognition – for recruitment firm Quanta, as it achieves UK-leading international sales performance.
Increased levels of M&A activity in the pharmaceutical sector has led to greater demand for healthcare contractors, according to the latest research from giant group.
This recent boost in hires solidifies The Curve Group as an ever expanding presence in the HR services sector, with a 93% staff increase in the last year alone taking the numbers up from 29 people to 56.
Big data is one of the hot topics in IT, with significant implications for both architecture and strategy and IT recruiters.
Ministerial departments in the UK take up to four months to fill vacancies, according to Freedom of Information requests submitted by recruitment software leader Bullhorn.
Data obtained by outsourced employment provider Parasol under the Freedom of Information Act reveals that, between 1st October 2012 and 30th April 2014, the Pensions Regulator recorded 25 breaches by recruitment agencies and staffing firms.
Sarah Wynn has been appointed as Board Director of Morgan Hunt’s Corporate Services division.