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IAG Cargo appoints Andrews chief people officer

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has appointed Caroline Andrews as chief people officer.

Your business 17 May 2022

Deliveroo riders get a ‘stronger voice’ with landmark union deal

GMB Union and Deliveroo have signed an historic union recognition deal covering the company’s more than 90,000 self-employed riders.

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 MAY 2022

This week’s appointments include: Flight Story, VIQU, Wilbury Stratton

New embedded values sets Forward Role apart from the pack

After pitching against much larger recruitment agencies, Forward Role’s thinking outside the box pays off in winning business.

Body Shop extends open hiring to open up work to more marginalised people

The Body Shop has announced further plans to extend its open-hiring programme following a successful pilot over the Christmas season with temporary seasonal hires.

Forsyth Barnes gives 10% increase to all employees

Forsyth Barnes is the latest recruiter to give its staff a 10% pay increase across its offices in London, Nottingham and New York.

Side acquisition strengthens Randstad’s offering and market position

Recruitment agency Randstad France has announced its intentions to acquire end-to-end digital staffing platform Side in France.

ANALYSIS: Businesses need to be ‘fluent in the language of geopolitics’

The risks for undertaking business in Ukraine “are beyond severe and really quite bleak”, according to the head of advisory at security intelligence firm Dragonfly.

Recruitment drives bring good news across airports, house and ship builders

Airports, house and ship builders are among the businesses looking to increase the number of staff they are taking on.

Your business 16 March 2022

Company insolvencies on the rise

Company insolvencies are on the increase, especially in the hospitality, leisure and retail sectors.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 1-5 NOVEMBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: AllClear Group, Career Masterclass, CitySprint, gap personnel, IN4 Talent, Metrocentre Gateshead, Personio

Supplier, Your business 3 November 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: Accept Recruitment, Compass Group, Frontline Recruitment, Harper Fox Partners, Ordnance Survey

Good news on the jobs horizon across all sectors in the UK

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel is looking to recruit 4,311 new colleagues as the business prepares for a busy festive period.

Darby acquires Cooper Lomaz from founders Lovell and Cooper

Mark Darby (pictured) has confirmed that he has acquired technical and professional recruitment specialist Cooper Lomaz.

Your recruitment business 19 October 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, greenbean, HW Global Talent Partner, Oyster Partnership, Randstad, Tessiant

Your recruitment business 19 October 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 SEPTEMBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: OSC Recruitment, Skillzminer, Wren Kitchens

Supplier, Your business 20 September 2021

Government and companies create jobs across the UK

A record £650bn infrastructure investment will support 425,000 jobs a year, according to a new Infrastructure Pipeline.

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

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 AUGUST 2021

This week’s new launches include: Reliance Talent Acquisition, YouthMobilityJobs

boohoo to create 5,000 UK jobs with £500m investment

Online fashion retailer boohoo is planning to take on 5,000 new staff across the UK as it invests more than £500m in the UK.

Good news for jobseekers as firms announce new roles

Firms in the retail, technology, motor and manufacturing industries have announced new roles.

In-house recruitment 12 August 2021

BT and Hotel Chocolat launch recruitment drives

Telecoms giant BT is recruiting for 350 new roles following a multi-million pound revamp of its South Yorkshire base in Doncaster.

Greggs dishes up 500 new jobs

High-street bakery chain Greggs plans 100 net store openings this year, creating around 500 new jobs in the coming months.

FINANCIALS: Staffline expects revenues and GP to increase

Recruitment and training group Staffline expects its H1 2021 revenues to reach £450.7m, an increase of 4.7% from the same period last year.

CitySprint recruits 600 couriers, carwow headhunts 50

UK same day distribution company CitySprint is looking for an extra 600 couriers, with the business focusing primarily on couriers with small and large vans.

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