Industrial/Manufacturing

FINANCIALS: Gattaca ceases operations in China

Gattaca says the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will inevitably affect its profitability, with the technical recruiter revealing it is to cease operations in China.

GLAA launches temporary licensing scheme for food sector

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has launched a temporary licensing scheme for the critical food supply sectors.

Legislation/Regulation 31 March 2020

‘Unprecedented’ demand leads to recruitment drive for pizza firm

A Nottingham-based food manufacturing giant has launched a recruitment drive due to “unprecedented” demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

APPOINTMENTS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL

This week’s appointments include: Two Rivers Recruitment

Consilium Recruit helps Sprint Power Technology create jobs

A Birmingham-based automotive firm is creating 50 new roles.

In-house recruitment 30 March 2020

FINANCIALS: Staffline reveals mixed fortunes due to pandemic

Staffline is encountering mixed fortunes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Gangmasters fined after agency illegally supplied workers to factory

Two men who acted as unlicensed gangmasters for an eight-month period have been fined following an investigation by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).

Legislation/Regulation 20 March 2020

Coronavirus tops risk list in global supply chains report

Tackling the global outbreak of coronavirus tops the list of trends and risks affecting global supply chains in the year ahead, says a new report.

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 MARCH 2020

This week’s appointments include: Boston Hale, Pedersen & Partners, Pure, Staffline, Zenjob

Temporary workforce 16 March 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 MARCH 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Recruitment, Acorn HR, APSCo, DMA Recruitment, GradTouch, Lorien, Memset, Meridian Business Support, Rota, SRS, Synaco, Ten Live Group

Supplier, Technology 9 March 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 24-28 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Cornerstone OnDemand, Frontline Recruitment, Gi Group, Saba

Supplier, Technology 25 February 2020

FINANCIALS: RTC Group reveals rise in revenues

Engineering and technical recruiter RTC Group has seen group revenue rise 8%, according to audited results for the year ended 31 December 2019.

Financials 24 February 2020

Recruiters must get to grips with new immigration system

Recruiters have been urged to familiarise themselves with government’s new immigration points-based system to help clients navigate the talent sourcing challenges that lie ahead.

Monzo and Johnnie Walker look to recruit hundreds of new staff

Monzo is to relaunch its paid-for accounts and is seeking to grow its headcount by 500.

In-house recruitment 17 February 2020

GLAA revokes licence of Southampton-based recruiter

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has revoked the licence of a Southampton-based recruitment agency with immediate effect.

FINANCIALS: Kelly Services’ revenue down 5%

Global recruiter Kelly Services has seen revenue decline 5.4% year-on-year, according to results for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Financials 14 February 2020

Employment enforcement tsar calls on government to address workers’ wrongly labelled status

The UK’s interim director of labour market enforcement has called on government to address the thorny issue of employment status in its forthcoming Employment Bill.

Start-up of the Month: J&J Recruitment

Experienced driving recruiter Joanne Davies and industrial & commercial recruiter Joe Ebsworth have joined forces to launch logistics and warehousing perm staffing specialist J&J Recruitment Services.

MML invests in Spencer Ogden for next phase of growth

International private equity firm MML Capital Partners has taken a controlling stake in Spencer Ogden.

Your recruitment business 12 February 2020

Recruiters ready to supply HS2 workforce but fear short-term skills gap

Northern Powerhouse recruiters stand ready to help deliver HS2 following government’s decision to give the controversial rail project the green light.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Entrust Resource Solutions, HR GO, Mai Day Recruitment Services, Resource Solutions, SD Worx, WorkIndia

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Avocet Staffing, Caselton Clark, Connect Appointments, Electroneum AnyTask, Gen Z Insight, ISV.online

Supplier, Temporary workforce 10 February 2020

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue sees decline in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue decline 9% year-on-year, according to the company’s fourth-quarter results for 2019.

Financials 6 February 2020

Supertemps come to the rescue of MCM workers

A North Wales recruitment agency has said it is confident it will help workers affected by the closure of Marco Cable Management’s factory in Llangefni find new jobs.

Your recruitment business 5 February 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 3-7 FEBRUARY 2020

This week's launches include: Core-Asset, DMA, Leighton, urban

Temporary workforce, Technology 4 February 2020
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