Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Antal International, Exello Law, IDEX Consulting, The Supply Register

• Global recruiter Antal International is to open a Hong Kong office, with Philip Hutchinson appointed as country general manager for Hong Kong.

The office will initially focus on banking, finance and technology roles.

• Law firm Exello Law has launched its 2017 recruitment campaign.

Based on feedback from the group’s 80 partners, this year’s campaign is themed on the key benefits the group’s lawyers enjoy of “freedom, flexibility and control” from smarter ways of working, giving them back the time to focus 100% on their clients’ needs without the burden of billable hours and office politics.

• Talent management consultancy IDEX Consulting is to open its first European office this September.

The firm says that this new office, located in the heart of Dublin, will serve many of its clients that are reviewing their trading platforms and considering establishing hubs in Dublin and elsewhere across Europe in order to continue trading with their European partners following the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

• Online supply teachers portal The Supply Register has moved to a new headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent. Located less than a mile from Stoke’s central railway station, the HQ sits alongside existing operations in Skipton and London.

JobsOutlook shows employers more confident in economy

Employer confidence in the economy has rebounded, turning positive for the first time since last summer, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

23 May 2018

Recruiters call for action after 6,000 applications for skilled workers’ visas are refused

Recruiters are calling on the government to act after a Freedom of Information request indicated more than 6,000 skilled professionals from outside the EU were turned down for visas to take up jobs they had been offered in the UK.

Legislation 18 May 2018


This week’s appointments include: Mercer, Pedersen & Partners, PK Education, The RSA Group

People 8 May 2018

Contextual recruitment is not a bad thing if used correctly say lawyers

Contextual recruitment is not illegal when used properly, say employment lawyers discussing comments made by Tory MP Justine Greening.

Legislation 4 May 2018