This week’s new contracts & deals include: ERSG, Haystack, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, Momenta, The Big Issue

• Specialist energy recruitment firm ERSG has been awarded supplier status across all three lots for temporary staff for offshore wind farms in Germany, with sustainable energy company Ørsted. Ørsted is headquartered in Denmark.

Haystack, a Newcastle-based careers and insights tech start-up marketplace has raised £1 million in seed funding. Focused on providing opportunities for those in data, design and engineering, the funding enables Haystack to expand its territory reach.

• Stourbridge-based recruitment consultancy Jonathan Lee Recruitment has invested in a suite of cyber security solutions to help safeguard candidate and client information. IT specialist OGL Computer’s cyber security division CyberGuard Technologies implemented next-generation anti-virus Carbon Black Defense to protect Jonathan Lee Recruitment’s entire network and IT systems holding personal data, contact details and financial accounts such as payment, candidate and client records.

The Big Issue (TBI) has partnered with contingent resourcing firm Momenta to launch a jobs and training helpline for those experiencing joblessness in the midst of the pandemic. The helpline, staffed by Momenta’s recruitment professionals, will be available for those who have lost or are worried about their jobs during the pandemic.

The helpline will connect those who are looking for support with their job hunt to a Momenta expert able to offer free advice on everything from writing a cover letter and how to write a CV, to tips on interview techniques, skills-matching, coaching and presentation.

Hospitality businesses more difficult to fill, as ONS highlights recruiting crisis

The Office of National Statistics reports that as the UK wrestles with a recruiting crisis across the country, hospitality businesses are most likely to be struggling to fill roles.

16 September 2021

Government to create thousands of clean energy jobs through hydrogen strategy

The government is set create thousands of jobs through its new Hydrogen Strategy, investing around £900m in low-carbon hydrogen fuel to power vehicles and heat homes.

17 August 2021


This week’s new launches include: Consult Energy, Red Diamond Recruitment, Spencer Ogden, TheJobApp

New to Market 19 July 2021

Samuel Knight International appoints Kaiser as chair

Global manpower provider Samuel Knight International has announced the appointment of Paul Kaiser, former UNW corporate finance partner, as its new chairman.

People 13 July 2021