Transport & logistics

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Flint Hyde, Harvey John, Lily Shippen Secretarial Recruitment, Mercer, New Street Consulting Group, Perkbox, The Portfolio Group, Walter James Group

Supplier, Your business 19 October 2020

Short promoted to CEO Randstad UK & Ireland

Managing director Randstad UK Vicky Short (pictured) has been promoted to CEO for Randstad UK & Ireland from 1 January 2021.

Your recruitment business 16 October 2020

CitySprint and Poundland create nearly 2,000 jobs

Job creation news comes today from distribution company CitySprint and retailer Poundland.

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, BoardroomAdvisors.co, Bullhorn, Clarion, Cloud International, Personio, The Curve Group, WeLove9am

McGinley Group rebrands and relaunches as MCG Group

Multi-sector specialist recruiter McGinley Group has rebranded and today launched itself as the MCG Group.

Your recruitment business 7 October 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

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

Outlook not all gloom and doom post-Covid, says economist

Despite job losses, floundering businesses and Brexit, the economic outlook for the UK over the next 18 months is brighter than some might think.

Free courses for adults without A-levels to upskill population

Full funding for college courses offering “skills valued by employers” will be made available from next April to adults without an A-level or equivalent qualification, the government is to announce today, according to national news sources.

Aldi invests in UK stores and creates 4,000 new jobs

Aldi will add 4,000 permanent new jobs in the UK in 2021 as part of a promised £1.3bn investment between this year and next.

In-house recruitment 29 September 2020

Hospitality will be hit hard unless job retention scheme is extended, says HBAA

Hospitality, travel and events sector businesses need the Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended, according to a trade association representing those industries.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 APRIL 2020

This week’s new launches include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Candidate.ID, Credentially, Enginuity, GeekTalent, inploi, Jobs in North Wales, Konexo, Snack, Talent Beam, WorkTaps, Zoom

Supplier, Temporary workforce 20 April 2020

Agility and flexibility rescues logistics recruiter

Colin Cottell reports how J&J Recruitment Services is taking the long view in this crisis.

Royal Mail accused of prejudicial treatment of agency workers over hand sanitiser

Law firm Irwin Mitchell has accused Royal Mail for allegedly failing to provide its agency workers with the same protection from coronavirus as other employed postal workers.

Temporary workforce 14 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Attrax, Candidate.ID, Central England Co-operative, Cross Country Healthcare, Frontline Recruitment, RoboRecruiter

Supplier, Technology 14 April 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 APRIL 2020

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Talentmark

7 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts include: Kennedy Executive Search, Lorien, Placed, Saltor Talent, SonicJobs, Sterling

‘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.

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.

Surge as jobseekers search for key worker roles

Job searches for key worker roles in the driving, retail and hospitality sectors have surged, according to data from job board CV-Library.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 MARCH 2020

This week’s launches include: AnyTask, Faxi, Hastee, HR Heads, Hinterview, Senploy, Sigmar Recruitment, Social Talent, Wagestream

Supplier, Temporary workforce 23 March 2020

Recruiters respond as supermarkets flex up staff to Christmas levels

Recruiters are stepping up to the challenge as supermarkets struggle to flex up staff numbers to meet Christmas levels of demand.

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.

Upstart: Bumpy road ahead but Sonder drives support

Colin Cottell investigates what one company is doing to help the shortage of van drivers.

REC Professionals: Camilla Mitcham, Recruitment Partner at Anne Corder Recruitment

How recruiters can help when a large local employer goes bust – and what they get back in return.

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