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27 April 2021

FINANCIALS: Staffline posts strong Q1 profits

Recruitment and training group Staffline has reported today that its underlying operating profit increased 133% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021, with a group restructuring last year generating a £15m savings in overhead costs.

Retail, Transport & logistics 27 April 2021

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.

Sales, Life sciences 27 April 2021

South-West hospitality struggles to meet demand with lack of applicants

A Bridport visitor attraction says it is suffering from a lack of job applicants as it approaches its busiest time of the year.

Hospitality/Leisure 27 April 2021

FINANCIALS: Heidrick & Struggles posts record Q1 revenue

Heidrick & Struggles, a global provider of executive search and leadership advisory services, has posted record net revenue, reflecting a “strong rebound from the global downturn”.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 APRIL 2021

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

BIE Executive transforms offering with Wilson as MD

Executive search firm BIE Executive has announced the appointment of James Wilson as managing director.

Executive search 22 April 2021

Recruiters in demand as firms rush to hire

Recruiters are in high demand by UK recruitment businesses, perhaps at a 20-plus year high, a leading rec-to-rec practitioner has told a webinar audience.

Rec-to-rec 20 April 2021

Sole directors hit by debt as still banned from financial schemes

As the UK’s ‘race to open up’ begins, limited company directors are still excluded from benefitting from self-employment support schemes.

20 April 2021

Salway steps away from nGAGE to join Jump Advisory Group

Heather Salway, FCIPD FREC is leaving her role as group HR director at specialist recruitment group nGAGE to join Jump Advisory Group.

Marketing, Executive search 20 April 2021

BHI aims to develop a modern, agile labour market

An organisation promising to “bring a revolution in the way the UK hires staff across the labour market” launched last week.

IT/Telecoms 19 April 2021

Gi Group opens Birmingham branch to help Midlands expansion

Specialist recruiter Gi Group UK has opened a flagship branch in Birmingham to spearhead its Midlands operations as it continues to expand its presence, the company has announced.

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

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Avail Technologies, cinch, NSL, Qonnectd, Springpod, Talent Pod, The Curve Group

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s new launches include: Digital 51

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters reports ‘positive momentum’ for business

Global recruiter Robert Walters reports “profit ahead of expectations” for the first quarter ended 31 March 2021, according to its financial results released today.

SSGC launches WLTS to deliver ex-service personnel to businesses

Specialist security guard provider SSGC has launched a new initiative to deliver temporary labour and recruitment services to businesses.

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 APRIL 2021

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

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 APRIL 2021

This week’s new launches include: MM Search

Winning new clients tops recruiters’ priorities for 2021

Winning new clients tops the list of priorities for a staggering 81% of recruitment agencies in 2021, according to the results of a recent survey of recruiters.

12 April 2021

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.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 12 April 2021

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Bowler Bentley Recruitment, Major Recruitment

Public sector, Life sciences 12 April 2021

Roadmap out of lockdown lifts hiring activity in March, says Report on Jobs

The easing of lockdown measures in the UK have triggered a marked improvement in recruitment activity in March.

9 April 2021

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.

New dawn or stormy seas for new IR35 off-payroll working rules?

The controversial IR35 self-employed taxation rules being rolled out today are undermining the sector at the “worst possible time”.

Transport & logistics 6 April 2021
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