This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: Acorn, Adecco, ADP, Kalcrest Site Services, Propel London, YOSS

• Specialist recruitment and training agency Acorn has opened a new branch in Bridgwater in Woodlands Business Park. This new branch is one of two new locations in the South-West, with another office set to open in Bournemouth.

Newly appointed commercial development manager Matthew Hastie has been brought in to manage both the Bournemouth and Bridgwater offices.

• Recruitment giant Adecco has joined forces with multinational Microsoft to launch technology start-up YOSS. The freelancer platform, launched this week, has been custom built to specifically facilitate the relationship between freelancers and enterprises.

• Global human capital management solutions provider ADP has rolled out its cloud-based human capital management system ADP iHCM 2 in Germany, Italy, Netherlands and the UK.

The solution aims to simplify and streamline HR processes for pay, talent acquisition, time management, performance management, development and training, as well as tools for HR administration, reporting and analysis.

Kalcrest Site Services has announced its return to Bradford. The construction recruiter launched in Bradford in 2003 before moving to Rotherham in 2011.

• Digital staffing specialist Propel London has moved to larger offices at 55 Greek Street in the heart of the capital’s West End as part of its expansion plans.

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


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

People 18 June 2018