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M&S adds Remploy to its Marks & Start scheme

Marks & Spencer is teaming up with disability organisation Remploy to offer work experience opportunities for disabled people, under its flagship employability programme Marks &Start. Marks & Start gives people who traditionally face barriers gaining access to the workplace a chance to participate in structured work placements at M&S stores across the UK. The two…

The chairman of CBI Scotland has called on private sector businesses to enter into partnership with public sector organisations, to minimise the impact of government spending cuts. Speaking before the business body's annual dinner, Linda Urquhart urged the public sector to utilise the expertise of private companies to "restore equilibrium", amid fears over the impact…

The Network, the partnership of recruitment websites, has announced a partnership with Beyond.com, Inc., the world’s largest network of niche career communities. The addition will allow HR and Recruitment Managers to source candidates from a pool of over 100 million job seekers across 121 countries. The Network is a formal alliance of 36 leading recruitment…

The UK’s economy – currently the sixth largest in the world – is set to slide down the international rankings unless its skills and employment systems are fundamentally reformed and improved claims a new paper. The report, “Ambition 2020”, published today by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, says that an extra 20 million…

One of the UK’s leading executive search firms, Warren Partners, is bucking the industry trend and gearing up for significant expansion across all sectors, including its recruitment to board level roles. The growth strategy will be led by founder Joëlle Warren, who takes up the role of executive chairman. She will be supported by an…

Digital publishing, provider of online language learning solutions, and the leading provider of integrated learning and talent management software and services Cornerstone OnDemand formally announce their partnership agreement. Under the agreement, the dp e-Learning modules and language course bundles will be distributed to local and global Cornerstone clients. Cornerstone OnDemand Inc., the leading provider of…

Following on from the launch of its public programme, The School of Life is now set to launch a new range of services geared specifically towards businesses. The School of Life works with some of the biggest and brightest thinkers around to develop and deliver inspiring and thought-provoking intellectual content. Using a multidisciplinary approach to…

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) are delighted to announce that following the RBC Race for the Kids sponsored run, held in London on Sunday 6 June, a record-breaking £258, 000 has been raised for the children’s charity. Tim Johnson, Executive Director of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity…

International aerospace and defence firm selects AMS to manage UK recruitment, contingent workforce and employer branding Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS), the provider of world-class talent and resourcing functions, has announced that it has been selected by Cobham plc, the leading aerospace and defence specialist, to manage the company’s permanent and contingent workforce recruitment in the…

Taleo Corporation, provider of talent management solutions, today announced a talent management framework designed to help businesses fuel growth by improving their insight into the strengths, weaknesses and potential of their current workforces. Taleo’s Talent Intelligence approach is unique for three reasons. First, Taleo has embedded analytics across the entire product suite, making every talent…

Female workers have seen a fairer wage system develop over the past 40 years, but a UK body has warned that the elimination of a gender pay differential is a long way off. A spokesperson for the Trades Union Congress (TUC) commented that despite girls achieving better results than boys in education over the last…

As graduates face the harshest job market conditions in a decade, 54 university students that are set to graduate in 2012/2013, have seen a glimpse of the real world of work at a summer boot camp for aspiring business people, organised by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). Despite the rising levels of debt that graduates are facing,…

York based Benenden Healthcare, a mutual healthcare provider, has secured a deal with Melton Mowbray Building Society offering an employer paid healthcare scheme for its staff. For over 100 years, Benenden Healthcare has offered its services exclusively to public sector workers. Benenden Healthcare is now looking to widen its membership base and offer its corporate…

Charity, the Education and Employers Taskforce, is planning the first ever national campaign for business leaders to visit state schools and colleges during the week of the 18 – 22 October 2010. This ‘call to action’ is a chance for bosses from private, public and third sector organisations to hear first-hand from head teachers and…

As graduates face the harshest job market conditions in a decade, 54 university students that are set to graduate in 2012/2013, have seen a glimpse of the real world of work this week at a summer boot camp for aspiring business people, organised by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). Despite the rising levels of debt that graduates…