International Recruitment in the NHS

22 January 2020

The section International nurses has been updated to refer to changes to the NMC registration process in relation to the Occupational English Test (OET).

Graduate recruitment has worst growth rate since 2016

14 January 2020

The entry-level jobs market is stagnant with only public sector and charity employers planning to substantially increase vacancies this year according to the Pulse Survey 2020 carried out by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE).

Slow growth poses risk to jobs in 2020

13 January 2020

This year is set to see real pay finally surpass its 2008 peak, but employment is at risk of falling from the record level it enjoyed throughout 2019, according to the latest Earnings Outlook published by independent think tank the Resolution Foundation.

Hiring confidence at the lowest since 2012

13 December 2019

Having interviewed a representative sample of 2101 employers in the UK, the ManpowerGroup’s Employment Outlook Survey for the first quarter 2020 (Q1) shows that they are reporting their weakest hiring confidence in seven years.

Employers still hiring in an uncertain labour market

26 November 2019

The labour market figures for November 2019, published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), show that, while the employment rate fell slightly to 76%, both public and private sector employers expect staff numbers to increase in the final quarter (Q4).

Employers’ confidence at lowest since referendum

18 November 2019

At net -31, employers’ confidence in the UK economy has dropped to the joint lowest level since mid-2016, according to new data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Call for NHS to change the way it hires temporary staff

15 November 2019

If the frameworks that the NHS uses to procure temporary staff remain focused only on buying the cheapest option, quality of care may suffer, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Brexit uncertainty is hitting recruitment

22 October 2019

The UK employment rate was slightly down, at 75.9%, in the quarter to August 2019, while the unemployment rate was estimated at 3.9%, compared with 3.8% in the previous quarter.

Government expands shortage occupation list

16 September 2019

Employers will have improved access to skilled workers following recent changes to the Immigration Rules announced by Immigration Minister Seema Kennedy.

Campaign to recruit 20,000 police officers launched

6 September 2019

Following a recent commitment by Boris Johnson, a national campaign to recruit 20,000 new police officers has been launched urging people to join the police and ”Be a force for all”.