APSCo News

14
Nov

APSCo responds to BBC report on temporary social workers

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has responded to a BBC report which suggested that the use of temporary social workers can jeopardise the standard of care.

05
Nov

Demand for professional talent up 41% as business confidence soars

Professional recruitment firms now have 41% 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 3.1%, still significantly higher than the 1.8% expected at the beginning of the year, albeit only marginally higher than last month (3%).

20
Oct

APSCo Awards for Excellence 2014 winners announced

As the economy continues to improve, it will be the businesses like these that find new ways to add value to their clients and candidates that are best placed to take advantage of the upturn. The Awards celebrate the excellence, new thinking and professionalism of these firms across our membership.

08
Oct

The Government adopts a National Security Vetting Code of Practice

This week the Cabinet Office has published a new Code of Practice to ensure national security vetting requirements are applied fairly by all parties in the recruitment supply chain, something APSCo has been heavily involved in developing as part of its role on the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) Security Clearance Forum.

02
Oct

APSCo Deloitte UK Recruitment Index 2014 reveals sustained growth in the sector

New research from business advisory firm Deloitte and APSCo reveals strong performance across the UK professional recruitment sector. The second annual APSCo Deloitte UK Recruitment Index found that almost 70% of professional recruitment firms reported an increase in net fee income over a 12 month period. Average annual growth across all respondents was 29%.

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

Recruitment News

20
Nov

Sonovate welcomes Paul Saunders, former board director of Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance, to its board

Paul Saunders, former board director of Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance, has joined the Sonovate board, hailing its innovative solution for contract recruitment a ‘game changer’ within the industry.

19
Nov

Creating winning content for your pitch that works every time

Following a sell-out launch of this course in the summer, we are once again delighted to invite ex BBC correspondent Fergal Parkinson to facilitate this unique and informative course on what the perfect pitch should look and sound like.

17
Nov

Employers going above and beyond automatic enrolment pension duties

A new CIPD survey has found that over two thirds (68%) of employers have automatically enrolled eligible workers into a pension scheme and among these, many are contributing significantly more than is legally required to their employees’ pension pots.

17
Nov

Oasis HR does the Movember Awards

This November Oasis HR, the specialist HR recruitment consultancy, is going a step further than just having team members take part in Movember.

14
Nov

Sharon Bullock appointed Board Director at Morgan Hunt

Sharon grew through the ranks from Consultant at desk level to Group Operations Director, she supported the growth and expansion of their business through many initiatives and is especially passionate about the quality/compliance of candidates in this arena.

14
Nov

APSCo responds to BBC report on temporary social workers

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has responded to a BBC report which suggested that the use of temporary social workers can jeopardise the standard of care.

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