CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-9 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: First Advantage, Phenom, Nine Twenty

First Advantage, a global provider of technology solutions for background screening, verifications and compliance, has acquired the UK background screening business of GB Group, a global digital identity and location services provider. The acquisition expands First Advantage’s footprint and extends its capabilities in the UK and EMEA.

• Global AI-powered talent experience platform Phenom has secured a $100m (£720k) Series D round of investment. B Capital Group led the round, which also involved Dragoneer Investment Group, OMERS Growth Equity and GoldenArc Capital. The new funding means Phenom can develop its Talent Experience Management (TXM) platform for organisations adopting AI holistically in a post-Covid era.

• Glasgow-based IT firm Redspire has turned to technology recruitment specialist Nine Twenty to find top talent from across the UK in the niche skill set of Microsoft Dynamics 365. Roles include senior consultants – both functional and technical – developers, testers and project managers. It is also placing highly-skilled technical architects as well as marketing personnel.

Companies offer up to $100k sign-on bonus to attract speciality talent

A supply crunch for talent has pushed companies to offer sign-on bonuses of up to $100k (£72,669) for speciality jobs, says data and analytics company GlobalData.

8 September 2021

Broughton launches Primis in the UK and US

Ben Broughton, former managing director of Premier Recruitment, has launched Primis, a new technology recruitment firm.

8 September 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 SEPTEMBER 2021

This week’s appointments include: Anderson Quigley, Bitstamp, Colas Rail, Heidrick & Struggles, Highfield PS, iSource, Liquid Link, MRG, NRG, Phaidon International, The RSA Group, TotallyMoney

People 6 September 2021

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 SEPTEMBER 2021

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

Contracts 6 September 2021
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