via Blogger The Difference Engine | Recruiters Weekly News
• IR35 rules are notoriously difficult to get to grips with - even the lawmakers are getting them wrong.
• Brexit is creating caution in recruitment. But are we all suffering the affects of fatigue?
• A good candidate experience can make or break any recruitment agency. We look at why slow online applications could be costing you top talent.
Read our round-up of recruitment news here.
via Blogger Government fails its own IR35 Test
In the second half of our feature examination of future tech in recruitment, we take a look at public blockchains.
Could the technology which powers cryptocurrencies like bitcoin change the face of recruiting in the future? In our in-depth report, we see why our sector is one of only a handful of industries where blockchains could be used to their fullest potential.
Read our full investigation here.
via Blogger Blockchain explained: the use cases for recruitment
This week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its latest report, The Future of Jobs 2018. The paper looks to balance opinions on the contentious issue of disruptive tech in the future of work.
Will it be tech utopia, with more free time - or a nightmarish dystopia of poverty and mass redundancies?
The WEF report pulls no punches in its honesty. They conclude that it is no longer possible for organisations to sit on their hands over AI. Now is the time to act.
But the paper also suggests that recruiters - unlike many other data-rich industries - could be well-placed to benefit from the disruptive tech of the near future. Read our feature-length review of the findings here.
via Blogger Disruptive tech, the future of jobs – and the human recruiters caught in the middle
• The UK Government moves to cut incentives for the self-employed, and small business owners. Find out how this could impact agile recruiters in more ways than one. • New employment data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) tell us what we already knew. Talent pools are growing thinner, while vacancies continue to rise. How can recruiters meet demands? • Stagnant productivity is affecting industries across the UK. What is causing it? What are the solutions? A new online report looks to provide the answers.
via Blogger Government Cuts SME incentives | Recruiters Weekly News
If you were hoping for a quick resolution to the temp-perm employment conundrum, then you could be out of luck. A court ruling in Australia has added to the debate - and underlined the global nature of the employment status problem. We also round-up the latest mergers, growth and consolidation developments in UK recruitment. And we look at why complaints against recruiters are on the rise - and why this is not necessarily a bad thing.
via Blogger A Recruitment Puzzle | Recruiters Weekly News
And we're back! After a short summer recess, our weekly news summary returns. This week, we put employment status under the microscope. An employment tribunal has ruled on a significant appeal. Flexible working requirements may mean that some staff can no longer be classified as permanent employees. Read our explanation, below.
New findings suggest that the government's official employment status test is seriously flawed. It leaves agencies unsure about their exposure to IR35 tax changes.
Professional services group Capita saw its profits slump in the first half of 2018
American jobs market data reveals the ten trickest roles to fill in the States. Does the list paint a familiar picture for Britain's recruiters?
via Blogger CEST la vie: Government's IR35 test "flawed and biased" warn experts
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via Blogger IR35, APSCo, Google, and Brexit | Recruiters Weekly News July 27, 2018.