News

18th August 2015

VITALpeople launches specialist Driver division

With an unrivalled reputation for exceptional levels of customer satisfaction and innovative recruitment services, VITALpeople are delighted to announce the launch of its specialist driver division – VITALdrivers. VITALdrivers will deliver its first class, progressive and comprehensive driving recruitment solutions across the North West region. Operating a 24/7 on-call facility, they will ensure they are […]

20th February 2014

Another positive set of unemployment data has underlined the strength of the jobs market

The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 125,000 to 2.34 million in the three months to December, according to the latest estimates. The rate of unemployment now stands at 7.2%. The Office for National Statistics also said more women were in work than at any time since records began, at […]

31st January 2014

Confident employers making plans to hire in 2014

Employers are optimistic about the year ahead with four out of ten (43%) predicting their organisation will fare better in 2014 than in 2013 and a further two in ten (22%) saying they expect things to remain “the same” this year. The figures come from the latest JobsOutlook survey of employers from the Recruitment and […]

29th August 2013

50% of Britons turn to social networks to find work

A new survey from social job search engine Adzuna.co.ukreveals that more than half of UK jobseekers are now using social networks as part of the job hunting process. With 2.5 million out of work and youth unemployment at a record high, Britons are turning to social networks such as Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter to get […]

29th August 2013

Jaguar Land Rover announces more apprenticeships

Car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has announced it is recruiting more than 150 apprentices to work in any of Jaguar Land Rover’s sites across the UK. The company says it wants to add to the 300 apprenticeships already created over the last two years. Apprentices will be based at all JLR sites in the […]

29th August 2013

Year on year increase in temporary employment across the UK

A new report suggests that there was a 5.2% increase in hiring levels across the UK in the fourth quarter of 2012 when compared to quarter four 2011. Opportunities within commerce and industry have fallen by 34% in London but nationwide vacancies within the private sector have jumped by 32%. Outside of the capital many […]

29th August 2013

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Business Growth Hub team up to launch mentoring campaign

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and the Business Growth Hub have teamed up to launch a mentoring campaign. They aim to recruit around 400 mentors to support growing businesses across the region, including new ventures run by 18-30 year-olds. The mentors will be successful businesspeople who will be able to pass on their knowledge and […]

29th August 2013

VITALpeople are delighted to announce membership to The Association of Labour Providers (ALP)

Having recently undertaken a rigorous audit, we are pleased to have received confirmation that all of our recruitment practices and procedures are both legally and ethically compliant to the industry standards of practice for the provision of labour. At VITALpeople we are committed to providing the best possible service to clients and candidates and membership […]

29th August 2013

Manufacturing remains strong

Recent research has shown that the manufacturing industry still remains strong for growth. The latest manufacturing advisory service (mass) barometer reveals that English Manufacturing SME’s are optimistic for growth in 2013. Recent economic forecasts have predicted an upturn in the sector. Over the last six months research findings has shown that 43% of manufacturing companies […]

29th August 2013

APPy ever after

The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) has launched a free mobile app that it claims will make it easier than ever to find an apprenticeship in the North West. The AV Search app enables users to browse the thousands of jobs advertised on NAS’s apprenticeship vacancies database on their mobile phones. Compatible with iPhone and Android […]