APSCo News

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

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.

Recruitment News

29
Oct

Recruiter Core Competencies for Resourcers

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.

29
Oct

Engineering boom in the North East drives growth for NES Global Talent

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.

29
Oct

One in three careers fall short of expectations

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.

28
Oct

Back where it all began – The UK relaunch of Global Solutions – recruitment to recruitment

International Recruitment to Recruitment company Global Solutions relaunched their European business.

28
Oct

Asia relocation packages aggressively slashed as employers reduce job perks

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.

28
Oct

NES Global Talent opens office in Japan

NES Global Talent, the specialist manpower solutions provider, has announced the opening of a new office in Yokohama, Japan, as recruitment activity increases.

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