This week’s appointments include: Acorn Rail, New Directions Education, Oyster Partnership, Resource Solutions

• Recruitment agency Acorn Rail has appointed Colin Berry as programme director for Wales and Western regions. Berry was most recently responsible for the delivery of works within Wales and Western with Network Rail. He brings senior management, leadership, commercial and business acumen to his new role with Acorn Rail.

New Directions Education has appointed two recruitment consultants in Wirral and Cheshire. Chris Molleson will work with primary, secondary and special schools to provide LSAs on daily and long-term placements. Frank Richards will be working with both secondary and school support desks, adding value and support to clients and candidates in both areas.

• Recruitment agency Oyster Partnership has promoted Robert Murray to associate director. Murray’s latest role has seen him manage a team of property recruitment consultants as divisional manager.

Resource Solutions, a workforce and advisory solutions provider, has appointed Kristin Thomas as its new head of North America. Thomas will be responsible for managing client services and operations in North America and implementing the business growth strategy. She has more than 20 years of experience in outsourced recruitment. She joins from AMS, where she worked for seven years, most recently as client services managing director for the US.

Robert Half helps find grads for Amazon’s re/Start cloud programme

Specialist recruitment firm Robert Half has this week announced its collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) re/Start to help graduates into entry-level cloud roles in the US.

Contracts 28 September 2021


This week’s appointments include: Futures, Randstad RiseSmart

People 27 September 2021


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

Contracts 6 September 2021

Snow joins Page Outsourcing as director of implementation

Page Outsourcing has hired Ed Snow in the newly created position of director of implementation.

People 12 August 2021