Contracts and deals for week of 2-5 May 2017

Yorkshire-based technology recruiter Affecto Recruitment has agreed a deal to help telematics company The Floow double its technical workforce over the coming months.

The move sees Affecto help The Floow deliver its 2017 recruitment strategy of adding an additional 40-60 new technical hires.

• Multinational corporation Aon has acquired Hamburg-based global online talent assessments provider cut-e. Financial terms were not disclosed.

• French cosmetics company L’Oréal has agreed a partnership with charity Education and Employers, aimed at encouraging children to understand the reality and range of careers in science. The charity runs the ‘Inspiring the Future’ programme.

The partnership sees the two organisations call on women working in science up and down the country to sign up via and volunteer an hour of their time, talking with primary school children about their job.

As a part of the partnership launch at the Royal Society today, 70 primary school children interviewed a panel of inspirational female scientists from a range of professions, including a forensic archaeologist, an orthopaedic surgeon and a plasma scientist, to help them understand science careers and make links to their in-school learning.

At the Royal Society, 70 primary school children interviewed a panel of inspirational female scientists

• Recruitment software provider Recruitive has added to its panel of almost 2,000 job boards. is a careers site for the care home sector, providing services ranging from reviews, jobs, news, products and services to more than 200,000 industry subscribers.

• CV parsing, semantic search and matching software provider Textkernel has announced an integration of its business development and sourcing tools with cloud computing company Bullhorn.

Hull to get 200 jobs as Arco opens new customer engagement centre

A new customer engagement centre due to open in July in Hull is expected to bring almost 200 jobs to the city.

25 June 2018


This week’s contracts include: Abbott Laboratories, Capita, City Bridge Trust, CivilisedBank, ClearStar, Curve Group, Dartmouth Partners, Head Medical, Literacy Capital, John Lewis, Mayor of London’s Young Londoners Fund, MERJE, Ministry of Defence, SAP, Volcanic, Workday

Contracts 18 June 2018


This week's appointments include: BCL Legal, Broadstone, Crown World Mobility, Head Resourcing, PK Education, Ridgeway Partners, Volcanic

People 18 June 2018

Pawsome job helping to create teddy bears

Ever dream of jacking it all in for a career making teddy bears? You do?

Lighter Side 11 June 2018