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Jobs recruiters should be aware of in the future

Recruiters should be on the lookout for the next specialist job sector, says Jellyfish Training.

GSK to create 5,000 new jobs at Stevenage

Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is looking to extend its Stevenage hub in a move that is set to create up to 5,000 new jobs.

FINANCIALS: SThree posts first-half rise in revenue and profits

Global specialist staffing firm SThree has announced a rise in revenue and profits ahead of analysts’ estimates, after the recruiter’s first-half operating profit more than doubled as hiring rebounded in some sectors.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 JULY 2021

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

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.

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 JULY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, MM Search, Oakleaf Partnership

REC appoints Allen-Horton and Monye as D&I ambassadors

Scarlett Allen-Horton, director of global energy and engineering executive search firm Harper Fox Partners, has been appointed as one of two diversity & inclusion ambassadors by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Diversity/Inclusion 29 June 2021

Lidl, McDonald's and AFC Energy create new jobs in the UK

Lidl plans to open 50 new stores this year, creating 2,000 new jobs in the process. Also adding jobs in the thousands in the UK and Ireland is fast food giant McDonald’s, which will add 20,000 jobs this year.

Global recruitment giants Airswift and Competentia merge

Global workforce solutions giants, Airswift and Competentia, have today [21 June 2021] announced their merger into one of the world’s foremost providers.

FINANCIALS: SThree posts positive half-yearly results

Global science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) specialist recruiter SThree has said its performance is “ahead of expectations” in its half-year trading update.

APPOINTMENTS: 14-18 JUNE 2021

This week’s appointments include: ersg, Higgs & Sons, SThree

REC reports record job adverts postings since Covid pandemic

A total of 1.63 million active job adverts were posted in the UK in the first week of June.

ersg appoints Liffen UK head of permanent recruitment

Energy recruiter ersg has appointed Paul Liffen as the new UK head of permanent recruitment.

CPL Resources promotes Conn as Heraty joins Outsourcing board

Ireland-based global provider of talent and workforce solutions CPL Resources has appointed group CFO Lorna Conn (pictured) to deputy CEO.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: BPS World, Copello Global, MM Search, Zest Education

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: develop, Forsyth Barnes, Heidrick & Struggles, ManpowerGroup, Oakleaf Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group Recruitment, Sixty Eight People, Venatu Recruitment Group

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Eden Scott, Irwin Mitchell, New Street Consulting Group, Samuel Knight International, Scandic Hotels Group

Hydro Energy Group uses AI to support contractor wellbeing

An energy recruitment company is using artificial intelligence to help support the health and wellbeing of its contractors.

MCG Group appoints Bull as MD in MCG Construction

The MCG Group has appointed the former CEO of Randstad UK, Middle East & Ireland as managing director of the group’s construction arm, MCG Construction.

FINANCIALS: Gattaca reveals Covid impact in interim report

STEM and contract recruiter Gattaca has today reported continuing net fee income of £21.1m in its interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2021 in the face of “encouraging signs of recovery” from the global pandemic slowdown of recruitment activity.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s new launches include: Be-IT, Bradstone Allington, DWP, MyKindaFuture, Nine Twenty, Recruitment Growth Catalyst, Red Clean, Sixty Eight Jobs, VGC

29 March 2021

HMRC-commissioned report says most recruiters unaffected by upcoming IR35 reforms

A new report commissioned by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs says that most recruitment agencies have experienced “no impact” as a direct result of the upcoming implementation of the IR35 reforms for the private sector on 6 April.

FINANCIALS: Aviation sector hits Empresaria profits

Covid-19’s impact on the aviation industry hit global specialist staffing group Empresaria, according to the company’s 2020 annual results.

Financials 18 March 2021

UK-based Linum Consult helps source temp contractors for Baltic rail project

UK-based global recruiter Linum Consult has joined forced with Brunel Energy Europe BV to source the temporary talent behind a key European high-speed rail project.

FINANCIALS: SThree reports better than expected results

STEM recruiter SThree reports today [15 March 2021] that its group net fees in Q1 2021 are equalling Q1 2020, with the group’s performance in this year’s first quarter ahead of management expectation.

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