Oil & gas/Energy

Hospitality businesses more difficult to fill, as ONS highlights recruiting crisis

The Office of National Statistics reports that as the UK wrestles with a recruiting crisis across the country, hospitality businesses are most likely to be struggling to fill roles.

Government to create thousands of clean energy jobs through hydrogen strategy

The government is set create thousands of jobs through its new Hydrogen Strategy, investing around £900m in low-carbon hydrogen fuel to power vehicles and heat homes.

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.

Employment minister says ‘structural challenges’ in labour market must be fixed

A pivotal part of the government’s myriad employment schemes is to fix the “structural challenges” in the labour market, employment minister Miriam (Mims) Davies told Recruiter.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: reative Mettle Recruitment, Frontline Recruitment, MyKindaFuture, National Grid

Competentia acquires APAC recruitment agency Dare

Global recruiting and workforce management specialist Competentia has acquired Dare, a professional recruitment and contract staffing agency.

Your recruitment business 1 October 2020

NES Global Talent and Fircroft join together to form NES Fircroft

Engineering and technical talent giants NES Global Talent and the Fircroft Group are joining forces to create a combined entity that will be known as NES Fircroft, the newly formed organisation announced today.

Your recruitment business 23 September 2020

Airswift appoints Manfred to lead digital transformation

Global workforce solutions provider Airswift has appointed Neil Manfred as its new IT director to lead the firm’s digital transformation strategy.

Your recruitment business 23 September 2020

SSE helps recruit STEM returners restart careers

Low carbon energy firm SSE has launched a new pilot jobs programme to help recruit people into the industry in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the company has announced.

In-house recruitment 1 September 2020

Nano Search & Selection expands into the UK market

A Merseyside recruiter that has been operating exclusively in the US energy storage recruitment market is celebrating its first year of business by expanding into the UK market.

ANALYSIS: International contractor recruitment – where’s hot and where’s not?

Covid-19’s impact on the world of international contractor recruitment has certainly been extensive, with travel restrictions causing many projects to be put on hold throughout the last few months.

Jobs still being created despite recent gloom

Off the back of dismal job news in recent days and weeks, good job news is surfacing in the construction, energy and hospitality sectors with announcements from both government and the private sector.

APPOINTMENTS: 27-31 JULY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Arctic Shores, Aryaka, Bedford Consulting Group, Page Outsourcing, TrueBlue

Start-up Spotlight: Surya Recruitment

A health pandemic and an economy on the verge of a deep recession hasn’t deterred Alka Graham from launching Bristol-based green energy recruiter Surya Recruitment.

Lord Sugar invests in Apprentice runner-up's recruitment firm

Opening a new office and bringing new people onboard are among the priorities for recruitment business owner Scarlett Allen-Horton following Lord Sugar’s investment in Harper:Fox Partners.

Chancellor hand-outs to stimulate jobs and economy

Vouchers for meals out, a 15% VAT cut on hospitality and tourism offerings, and a £1k bonus to employers who bring back furloughed employees were among the initiatives revealed today by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

Airswift welcomes ‘positive’ fair employment licence changes in Singapore

New licence conditions being introduced for employment agencies in Singapore to promote fair hiring “are a positive change”, according to Airswift’s president for Asia.

Legislation/Regulation 30 June 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 JUNE 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Techconsult UK

Surya Recruitment launches to tackle climate change

Surya Recruitment has been launched in Bristol to support the renewable energy sector.

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