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HMRC joins with ASA to protect people from tax avoidance schemes

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have launched new action to cut out “misleading marketing” by promoters of tax avoidance schemes.

2 December 2020

Alexander Mann Solutions acquires The Up Group

Global talent acquisition and management firm Alexander Mann Solutions has acquired The Up Group in a move aimed at delivering a broad range of strategic digital leadership resourcing solutions.

TIMESTWO launches start-up executive recruiter Maru HR

Recruitment investment business TIMESTWO has launched a start-up focused on senior HR appointments in the UK.

Executive search, HR 2 December 2020

Alium Partners rebrands as Valtus UK

UK interim and transformation management firm Alium Partners has rebranded as Valtus UK.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 30 NOVEMBER-4 DECEMBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: Workkle

Supplier TechnologyHR 2 December 2020

Social recruiting December 2020

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Remote hiring brings the best to Spotify

How easy is it to hire top talent remotely? Spotify shows us how to do it.

Creative/Digital/Media, HR 1 December 2020

Great time to change performance management

Working from home has produced another by-product of the Covid crisis.

HR 1 December 2020

Pod Talent timeshares office with The Hive

Two recruiters have found a novel way of saving money on rent.

1 December 2020

Woodrow Mercer Finance rebrands as Headstar following MBO

The management team at Leeds-based Woodrow Mercer Finance has carried out a management buy-out of the firm.

ContractsAccounting/Finance 30 November 2020

Folwell-Davies joins human capital investment fund Twenty20 Capital

Katie Folwell-Davies has joined Twenty20 Capital as a partner to drive forward investment strategy and operational leadership.

People 30 November 2020

Harvey Nash appoints regional directors within Technology Recruitment

Harvey Nash has appointed two regional managing directors for UK & Ireland, who will take on key roles in leading on the company’s three-year growth strategy within its Technology Recruitment business.

Supertemps offers virtual advice to get people working again

North Wales recruiter Supertemps will host a series of free live web events to help jobseekers find work during the Covid-19 pandemic.

30 November 2020

Firms offered incentives to recruit Armed Forces leavers

Businesses are being encouraged to recruit Armed Forces leavers through the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD’s) official employment provider.

30 November 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30 NOVEMBER-4 DECEMBER 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Abintegro, Andersen James, GCS Recruitment, Kelly, REED, Tangent, The Access Group

APPOINTMENTS: 30 NOVEMBER-4 DECEMBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: AGY47, Eames Consulting Group, Graham Matthews, MM Search, Silverbean

PeopleMarketing, Executive search 30 November 2020

Chancellor’s £4bn+ jobs package predicted in Spending Review

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is today expected to reveal a £2.9bn scheme to help a million people with job searches plus a further £1.4bn to bolster Jobcentre Plus’s capacity when he announces the government’s spending plans for the coming year.

MCG Group acquires Poppy Nursing Services

The MCG Group has acquired Ipswich-based Poppy Nursing and Care Services.

ContractsHealthcare/Medical 25 November 2020

Autotech Recruit launches electric vehicle training initiative

Autotech Recruit has announced the launch of a major electric vehicle (EV) training initiative under the umbrella of its newly-launched brand, Autotech Training.

Shore Group secures £20m funding from Santander

The Shore Group, a Hove-based recruitment agency, has arranged an invoice finance facility from Santander UK to help its growth plans.

iO Associates announces Europe expansion

Bristol-based technology, digital and engineering recruiter iO Associates has announced its global expansion into Europe with new offices in Brussels and Munich.

RBW Consulting appoints Coulter as head of technology

Phil Coulter has joined specialist life science and technology search consultancy RBW Consulting.

PeopleLife sciences, IT/Telecoms 25 November 2020

UK firms join global trend for more internal hiring

UK companies are increasingly looking inwards to find talent for new roles since Covid-19.

HR 20 November 2020

Rise of phishing attacks on HMRC poses risk to businesses

Official data released under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed that HM Revenue & Customs has faced 367,520 email phishing attacks in 2020.

20 November 2020

Hospitality recruiters merge in fragmented sector

Hospitality recruitment agencies Evolve Hospitality Recruitment and Collins King & Associates have merged.

ContractsHospitality/Leisure 20 November 2020
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