This week’s new contracts & deals include: idibu, PSR Group, Red Diamond Executive Headhunters, X0PA AI

• The PSR Group has announced the acquisition of SYK Healthcare Specialists to offer a unified healthcare recruitment service to the health and social care market. PSR will acquire the entirety of SYK’s assets, staff and customer contracts. SYK will continue to operate under its trading name SYK Recruitment Specialists Ltd.

• Yorkshire-based Red Diamond Executive Headhunters has made three executive level appointments with UK-based clients operating in the aerospace, engineering and financial services sectors. Founder and managing director Emma Robinson said the company had seen a surge in enquiries since the start of the year from organisations looking to boost their senior teams.

• Singapore-based SaaS hiring and talent acquisition platform X0PA AI has partnered with idibu to integrate its candidate attraction, job-distribution software. idibu’s software supports integration with a variety of recruitment CRM systems, allowing posting across multiple job boards and social media platforms. X0PA AI enables efficient and better hiring decisions for its clients, using AI to match the best-fit candidates to jobs.

Recruitment industry criticises NI increases for social care reforms

The announcement yesterday [7 September] of National Insurance (NI) and dividend tax increases to cover NHS and social care reforms has been roundly criticised by representatives of the recruitment sector and umbrella workers.

Legislation 8 September 2021


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Beeken Reeves, Caval, Compono, ettain, GKR London, Greenbean, idibu, ManpowerGroup

Contracts 6 September 2021

FINANCIALS: Empresaria’s profits up, but revenue declines

Global and multi-sector recruitment group Empresaria has announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021.

Financials 12 August 2021

HMRC slaps tax fine on Home Office for wrong IR35 assessments

HM Revenue & Customs has been busy dishing out penalties for unpaid tax due to wrong off-payroll workers’ status.

Legislation 30 July 2021