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Ireland - Indeed creates 300 jobs in Dublin

12 November 2015

Recruitment website Indeed is to more than double the size of its workforce in Ireland with the creation of 300 new jobs in Dublin over the next two years.

 Indeed, which opened its first office in the capital in March 2012, currently employs more than 230 staff in Dublin, with the company headquarters...

UK - Contractors are running out of time

12 November 2015

Contractors are running out of time to get to grips with international tax regulations, according to CXC Global.

The contractor management company has warned professionals that the new automatic exchange of tax information, put in place by the OECD, will mean that countries will have considerably more...

UK - Penna’s Profit after Tax up 36% in First Half

11 November 2015

Penna Consulting Plc (PNA: AIM), the human resources consulting group, announced revenues of GBP 47 million, up 15% for the six months ending 30 September 2015. The company grew in each of its service areas with net revenues up 20% overall and operating profit up by 34% to GBP 2.77 million. Profit after...

Ireland – Vacancies up but digital skills missing

11 November 2015

The number of professional job vacancies in October 2015 was up by 6% nationally compared to the same month last year according to the October 2015 Morgan McKinley Ireland Employment Monitor.  There was a 10% decrease in the number of professionals entering the jobs market this month year on year....

UK - Pharma hiring delays totalling 23,600 weeks every year

11 November 2015

The UK pharmaceutical industry is missing 11,400 weeks of management time every year by failing to adopt best practice recruitment processes and unnecessary delays in hiring new staff totalled 23,600 weeks every year, according research carried out by Randstad Inhouse Services.

The analysis shows that...

Spain - Temporary contracts kick off with the holiday season

11 November 2015

Hiring for the holiday period has increased by 16% with the industry likely to take on 850,000 temporary workers in November, December and January according to Adecco. El Corte Ingles, the biggest department store group in Europe, will take on 7,000 additional workers, while the US toy chain Toys 'R'...

Northern Ireland – CPL expanding

10 November 2015

Recruitment firm CPL is expanding in Northern Ireland. The company which already has offices in Belfast and Newry has recently opened a third in Derry.

 Aine Brolly, CPL's recently appointed Chief Executive in Northern Ireland, said the firm would consider further acquisitions as it aims to grow...

Wales - Three recruiters make Fast Growth 50

10 November 2015

Three recruiters have made the list of the fastest growing 50 indigenous firms in Wales and over the last two years. Compiled by Professor Dylan-Jones and sponsored by Santander, the Wales Fast Growth 50 is a key benchmark for the performance of the private sector in Wales.

 The three firms were:...

Croatia - Spending EU funds to improve employability

10 November 2015

Mirando Mrsic, the Labour and Pension System Minister and Ankica Paun Jarallah, head of the Croatian Employment Service (HZZ), have signed seven European Social Fund (ESF) contracts to finance active employment policy measures for the 2015-17 period worth HRK 1.45 billion (€192 million) according to...

Global – The Twelve Days of Christmas

10 November 2015

As you will be aware, many recruitment agencies support some very worthy causes both locally and around the world. We will be aiming to highlight the work of twelve of these organisations in the run-up to Christmas.

 If you have a charity that you support, we would love to hear your story. You can...