This week’s appointments include: Davies, Multitask Personnel, Savannah Group, scarlettabbott

Davies, a specialist professional services and technology business serving the insurance markets, has appointed Emma Wedderburn as group chief HR officer. Currently group people director at Capita, Wedderburn also joins Davies’ group executive committee.

Before her time with Capita, she held various senior and international roles at Amec Foster Wheeler, and latterly Wood. She will take up her role in January 2021, reporting to Dan Saulter, Davies’ group CEO. 

• Specialist recruitment agency Multitask Personnel has appointed Michelle Laing as operations support manager. Reporting into managing director Claire Lee, Laing brings a range of experience within recruitment, talent attraction and HR to the newly created role, which has been designed to offer day-to-day support across the entire business.

• Executive search and interim management specialist Savannah Group has made two senior appointments. Paul Phillips joins as partner, interim management, business transformation, and Tim Shaw is appointed partner, industrial practice.

• Employee engagement agency scarlettabbott has appointed Leila McCausland and Alice King as project delivery managers. McCausland joins from executive search firm VMAGROUP, and King returns to the consultancy following her role as a project co-ordinator for The Soapy Group.

Managing director Jeremy Petty said: “We’ve seen a huge upsurge in requests for support around employee mental health and wellbeing, diversity & inclusion campaigns and remote onboarding as our clients find their feet in the new world of work.”


This week’s appointments include: Bishopsgate Group, Finatel, Fox & Partners, Morson Group, The RSA Group, Wild Recruitment

People 19 January 2021

The Sterling Choice rewards employees’ with 30% profit share scheme

Peterborough-based recruitment agency The Sterling Choice has rolled out a 30% profit-share scheme for all company employees.

8 January 2021

Management team takeover at Abatec Recruitment

The management team at Abatec Recruitment, a North Somerset-based recruitment company, have carried out a management buy-out of the firm.

Contracts 5 January 2021

The NRG Group acquires McGregor Consultants

Engineering, well integrity and project management recruitment specialist The NRG Group has acquired a majority stake in Aberdeen-based well engineering and drilling recruiter McGregor Consultants.

Contracts 17 December 2020