This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, Cherry Professional, Coople, FCSA, Fox Rodney Search, Harvey Nash, McGregor Boyall, Pedersen & Partners, The Barton Partnership

Matt Wolstenholme joins multi-sector recruiter Berry Recruitment’s branch in Truro, Cornwall, as a consultant specialising in the technology sector.

• East Midlands-based recruiter Cherry Professional has promoted internal training manager Danielle Coleman to associate director.

• Flexible jobs platform provider Coople has appointed Christopher Bradford as chief technology officer.

Bradford, who will be based in the firm’s European headquarters, where he will head up and direct its development team, joins with more than 20 years of experience across technology, product innovation and software development. He has spent the last eight years at genealogy company

• The Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA), an independent trade body whose members provide professional support services to freelancers and contractors, has appointed Paul Gough as its new chairman.

Gough succeeds David Mount, who has served as chair for the last 18 months. Along with his role as chairman, Gough is MD and founder of In Touch Accounting.

• Executive search firm Fox Rodney Search welcomes senior consultants Corinne Lennock and Barrie Lee to its in-house counsel and compliance practices.

Lennock’s experience is in conducting searches for general counsels, senior in-house lawyers and compliance specialists in corporates across Europe, while Lee will focus on growing the firm’s compliance and financial crime practice.

• Technology, finance, HR, interim and digital staffing specialist Harvey Nash welcomes Simon Drake as managing director of leadership services in the UK.

Drake, who was previously on the operating board of HR solutions company Penna, and chair of the Interim Management Association (IMA), will now oversee Harvey Nash Executive Search and Impact Executives in the UK.

In addition, recruitment veteran Adrian Gunn is brought on board as a non-executive director. Gunn is a council member at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation and former director at engineering recruiter Matchtech.

Kate Sweeney has joined global recruiter McGregor Boyall’s Edinburgh team in to head up its contract IT and change desk.

Keith Labbett has joined international executive search firm Pedersen & Partners’ Toronto team as country manager for Canada.

• Specialist executive recruitment firm The Barton Partnership has appointed Victoria Montagu as vice president in New York, while Massimiliano Fiore joins as senior consultant in London.

BBC offers one-off payout to off-payroll workers

The BBC is helping some of its employees settle accountancy bills connected to their compliance with off-payroll working rules in the public sector.

Legislation 17 July 2018

New BBC channel Scotland TV to create media and tech jobs

The BBC is to create 140 new jobs through the launch of a dedicated Scotland TV channel.

27 June 2018

BBC to include at least one BAME candidate on shortlists for top roles

The BBC has announced plans to ensure all shortlists for top-level roles have at least one BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) candidate.

22 June 2018

Star Wars extras casting company targets Oxford

The company responsible for recruiting extras for the film Star Wars: The Last Jedi is heading to Oxford on the hunt for people to join its books for feature film and television work.

Lighter Side 21 June 2018