Contracts and deals for week of 18-21 April 2017

• Professional services provider for flexible workers JSA Services has acquired contractor services company Online Professional. The acquisition marks the firm’s seventh and largest acquisition to date.

• Stockport-based new start recruiter Odin Recruitment Group has secured a funding facility from independent, owner-managed factoring and invoice discounting provider Positive Cashflow Finance. The £150k funding facility will ensure working capital is available to meet the contractors’ weekly/monthly wages while waiting for their clients to pay.

• Global manufacturer of roof windows and modular skylights The VELUX Group has has gone live with recruitment software provider Workday’s Workday Human Capital Management system. The deployment covers the group’s 10,000 employees across 40 countries.

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Thorntons on recruitment drive ahead of Christmas

Thorntons is seeking 200 additional staff ahead of Christmas, who will also benefit from staff discounts on the chocolate maker’s treats in their staff shop.

23 October 2017

Trust Tech eyes controlling stake in gap personnel group

Japanese-listed staffing company Trust Tech has announced plans to acquire a controlling 75% stake in gap personnel group.

20 October 2017

FINANCIALS: Prime People’s performance in line with expectations

Global professional and technical recruiter Prime People is trading in line with expectations, according to an update released yesterday.

Financials 19 October 2017

Is Brexit’s breeze turning into an icy chill for recruiters?

While recruiters are certainly feeling the ill effects of Brexit through hiring uncertainty among clients, they’re divided over whether reversing Brexit would be a good idea.

Legislation 18 October 2017