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.
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.
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%.
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%).
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
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.
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.
APSCo Professional Development’s proven successful, focused, Resourcer training goes beyond sourcing, profiling and qualifying the best talent to provide knowledge and skills on how to fully engage candidates and confidently present them.
The specialist manpower solutions provider has recently moved into larger offices in Doxford International Business Park and hired a new Senior Recruitment Consultant, Jennifer Peralta, in order to find talent for an increasing number of regional projects.
One in three employees (33%) report that their career progression to date has failed to meet their expectations, according to the latest CIPD/Halogen Employee Outlook survey.
International Recruitment to Recruitment company Global Solutions relaunched their European business.
Higher demand from UK and US banking and hedge fund staff for Asia postings has allowed employers in the region to axe lucrative expat perks.
NES Global Talent, the specialist manpower solutions provider, has announced the opening of a new office in Yokohama, Japan, as recruitment activity increases.