APSCo News

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.

15
Jul

APSCo appoints Tweedy as Head of Communications

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.

15
Jul

BIS uses APSCo Members’ meeting as way of direct consultation on late payment

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.

07
Jul

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Recruitment News

30
Sep

Converting talent into placements

One of the vital skills Recruiters need in today’s competitive market is the ability to convert headhunting calls into high demand talent for their clients. It is this call that will make the difference between being an average biller or a big biller, whatever professional sector you specialise in.

30
Sep

Jepson Holt celebrates 10 years in business

Despite the economic climate, our business has grown to offer a broader range of services to law firms. This wider proposition has led to launch our partner business, Totuus Consulting, providing consultancy services to the legal sector.

30
Sep

CIPD publishes new study on migration and the UK labour market

Report finds growing businesses are engaging migrant labour for their experience and commitment, but also more likely to offer job entry opportunities in their local communities.

30
Sep

Getting Ready for 2015 – Practical and Results-Driven Social Media Strategy for Recruiters

Recruitment Leaders and Recruitment Marketers who want to start January 2015 with a plan for how they want to end 2015 confident that they have used social media effectively to market their business, source talent, attract internal talent and not wasted any time or money in the process.

30
Sep

Fewer promotion opportunities for Tech workers

The IT sector has the leanest management structures in the UK, according to new research from specialist recruiter Randstad Technologies.

29
Sep

Outsource UK acquires Chrysalis Digital Recruitment

Outsource UK, one of the country’s largest independent recruitment businesses, has broadened its area of expertise with the acquisition of the Manchester-based digital recruitment consultancy known as Chrysalis Digital Recruitment.

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