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Recent tribunal ruling means hirers and agencies require expert legal advice to avert unwitting breaches of AWR

by Alan Little

15 February 2013, Comments 0

A recent Employment Tribunal ruling has resulted in compensation packages worth hundreds of thousands of pounds for 150 temporary Barnet Council workers, after a […]


Tax affairs of large firms supplying government IT services come under scrutiny

by Alan Little

14 February 2013, Comments 0

While Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has been attempting to reform public sector procurement of IT contractors in favour of smaller candidates such as […]


APSCo: professional vacancies shrank last year but temporary placements grew

by Alan Little

13 February 2013, Comments 0

Recent employment figures from sources such as the latest REC/KPMG Report on Jobs have shown demand for core contracting disciplines remaining strong despite challenging […]


Lord Heseltine’s report raises questions for the recruitment industry

by Alan Little

12 February 2013, Comments 0

Lord Heseltine has criticised the quantity and quality of trade bodies operating in the UK. In his report that came out in October, he […]


NHS recruits IT contractors on unprecedented scale, says specialist recruiter

by Alan Little

11 February 2013, Comments 0

NHS managers are so close to the end of March reorganisation deadline that they can see the whites of its eyes, and they are […]