This week’s contracts and deals include: CV-Library, Electus Recruitment Solutions, GradTouch, JVP Group, UK Careers Fairs

• Job board CV-Library has agreed an exclusive partnership with The UK Careers Fair to help connect candidates and employers at its events across the UK this year. The UK Careers Fairs will host events across 50 different locations in 2019, providing a networking platform for both candidates and employers to meet and discuss potential employment opportunities.

The partnership will see CV-Library gain promotion at the events and on social media, with the job board promoting the UK Careers Fair’s events on its career advice blog and social media channels.

• Bournemouth-based recruiter Electus Recruitment Solutions has been named as a supplier on government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6002 permanent recruitment framework. The CCS supports the public sector in a bid to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. 

Under the agreement Electus Recruitment Solutions will supply executive search services Covering Lot 6: digital, data and technology roles.

• Manchester-based job matching business GradTouch has secured £150k in funding from GC Angels, the angel investment arm of the Growth Company.

This latest round of funding takes the total investment in GradTouch to £1.2m and will be used to expand the GradTouch offering overseas, developing new projects in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.

• North Wales-based recruitment advertising firm JVP Group has partnered with telco Branded Telecoms to fill six new roles. JVP is helping the firm with its online recruitment advertising push, providing time-saving support services to help attract professionals seeking to further develop their career in sales.

Established in 2003, Branded Telecoms represents BT Local Business in the region, supporting businesses across Liverpool, Chester and North Wales with its knowledge of BT’s broadband, mobile, security, data and telephony services.


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Bullhorn, Concept Information Technology, Executive Heads

Contracts 12 October 2020

Employee numbers down but Avon reports surge in new reps calling

The number of employees on payrolls in the UK was down in June by nearly 650,000 from March this year, but the decline appears to be slowing.

16 July 2020

Medical supplier GI UK Medical launches recruitment drive

A North-Yorkshire medical device supplier has launched a recruitment drive after it secured £650k in funding.

24 March 2020

Gi Group launches Grafton Recruitment brand in UK

Gi Group is to launch its Grafton Recruitment brand in England, Scotland and Wales.

New to Market 11 February 2020