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UK - Autumn Statement confirms removal of tax relief on travel but no firm proposals on IR35

26 November 2015

Contrary to a recent leak of the Treasury’s plans to impose IR35 tax on limited company contractors undertaking assignments longer than a month, the Autumn Statement was silent on specific proposals for tackling significant levels of non-compliance with IR35.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne...

Wales - Proposed Nurse Staffing Law moves on to the next phase

26 November 2015

A new law to introduce a legal minimum staffing level for nurses was passed to the next phase after Welsh Assembly committee members passed amendments to the bill.

The Safe Nurse Staffing Levels Bill (Wales), would require an independent evaluation for appropriate nurse staffing levels in Welsh hospitals....

Switzerland - Michael Page Swiss Index reports reduction in job offers across Switzerland

26 November 2015

Michael Page has reported that job offers in Switzerland have decreased by 4.5% from September 15 to October 15 2015 .This reduction in job offers was higher in German-speaking Switzerland (-4.8%), which represents 90% of jobs in Switzerland. The number of job offers fell by -1.8% in French-Speaking...

Netherlands - Randstad Netherlands announces new corporate collective agreement

26 November 2015

Randstad Netherlands has agreed to sign a new corporate collective agreement with trade unions and the work council. The agreement has been developed according to a comprehensive inventory of employee preferences.

Employee preferences were identified through a survey of all 5,000 Randstad employees. Employees...

Ireland - CPL to create 200 jobs

25 November 2015

CPL Resources (CPL:ID), the Irish recruitment firm, is creating 200 new jobs across Dublin, UK and Eastern Europe.

CPL announced that the roles will include high-value senior positions in Global Sales and Digital, and roles in recruitment.

“There’s been a strong uplift in business which is why we are...

Ireland - Collins McNicholas sold in a management buy-out

25 November 2015

Collins McNicholas and HR Services Group, an Irish recruitment firm, has been sold in a management buy-out that sees the three most senior executives step in to take over the firm.

Colman Collins, who co-founded the group in 1990 with Val McNicholas, has sold his shareholding and steps down as managing...

UK - Boyden announces two senior appointments to lead

25 November 2015

Boyden, the global executive search firm, has appointed Andrew Mann and James Twiston-Davies as partners in its industrial and natural resources practice of talent acquisition.

“I’m very pleased that Andrew and James have joined Boyden to strengthen our executive search business”, John Ellis, a...

Poland — Work Service Group names new president

25 November 2015

The president of Poland-based recruitment firm Work Service Group, Tomasz Hanczarek, will transition to the role of vice chairman of the supervisory board, the company announced last week. And taking over the role of president will be Maciej Witucki.

Work Service Group ranks No. 65 on Staffing Industry...

UK - Hays CEO says we should not fear losing jobs to robots

24 November 2015

During recent media coverage on the future of labour and smart machines, Hays CEO Alistair Cox said it will be humans, not robots, who will continue to differentiate businesses in the coming decade.

In a statement, Hays said that robotics and technical innovation will not spell the end of many jobs, but...

UK - Morson International to provide labour for UK nuclear company

24 November 2015

Manchester-based technical recruiting firm Morson Group (MRN:LSE), announced that it will partner with UK nuclear company, Nu Generation’s (NuGen) Moorside, project in West Cumbria. Morson will be the primary provider of labour staffing for the project, which aims to build the UK’s largest nuclear...