Weekly News Round-Up (19th August 2015)
- The MCG Group
- 1 min read
In what has been an exciting week’s worth of news for the sectors that we operate in, we present our weekly news roundup:
There's good news for the recruitment industry, as 83% of recruiters seeing their net fee income grow over the past 12 months. Consultancy UK . Read more here .
Research from employer review website Glassdoor suggests that sourcing candidates through employee referrals is more successful than other recruitment channels. HR Magazine . Read more here .
The £6 million acquisition of Baines Simmons will help UK based jet Charter Company Air Partner gain exposure for growing demand for air safety advice. UK Reuters . Read more here .
The Armenian aviation industry is to develop under assistance from aviation giants Boeing. Asbarez . Read more here .
The current robustness of the UK construction industry could help the economy avoid a growth downgrade. The Telegraph . Read more here .
Lord of the Rings enthusiasts are crowdfunding a scheme to build an iconic city from Tolkien authored books in England. Metro . Read more here .
The CIPD claims that most graduates in the UK are working in non-graduate jobs. BBC . Read more here .
The Guardian has called for an educational reform that puts younger people first. The Guardian . Read more here .
The Royal College of Nursing has warned that the proposed government cuts to the healthcare services will hit the poor the hardest. Bromley Times . Read more here .
A staggering 50,000 people signed a petition to prevent 30,000 nurses to be deported from the UK, following a reform in immigration law. Wales Online . Read more here .
London based Midatech Pharma are to assist Ophthotech Corporation with new treatments for macular degeneration of the eyes. Proactive Investors . Read more here .
The UK's position as a world leader in biotechnology will be strengthened by The Centre for Process who are leading a £2.78 million based collaboration. Biomass Magazine . Read more here .