This week’s contracts and deals include: Anthology, randrr, Walker Smith Global, WCN

• Career insights platform randrr has acquired privately held Seattle-based anonymous career-matching platform Anthology (formerly Poachable).

In a statement, released last week, randrr revealed by leveraging Anthology’s technology and member base, it will be able to expand its reach and enhance its list of offerings to users. Its offering currently includes: reliable job searches, CV boost, salary comparison, company insights, automation of dream job skills matching, and marketability.

Anthology will bring randrr additional depth in anonymous career connections to help progress its product.

• Manchester-headquartered contractor payroll and accountancy specialist Walker Smith Global has acquired London-based accountancy services firm Income Made Smart for an undisclosed sum.

IMS, which will continue as a stand-alone brand, takes the group’s contractor numbers to more than 5,000. Walker Smith adds that the acquisition will signal the start of a larger strategic overhaul, which will see the group reposition its brand’s products.

An overarching Masterbrand group proposition will be launched this year. Management was supported by Fieldfisher London for legal advice with BDO providing diligence support.

• US accounting, tax and business advisory firm CohnReznick has signed up to recruitment technology provider WCN’s new talent acquisition solution WCN Finance.

FINANCIALS: Hudson reveals rise in revenue

Global talent solutions company Hudson has posted a 15.9% increase in revenue year-on-year, according to results for the quarter to 31 March 2018.

Financials 16 May 2018

CONTRACTS: 14-18 MAY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals: Adzuna, Harvey Nash,, SRI Executive, Talent

Contracts 15 May 2018

Alexander Mann Solutions keen to expand in US following sale to Canadian firm

Alexander Mann Solutions has its sights set on further expansion into the US following its sale to a Canadian private equity (PE) firm.

Contracts 11 May 2018


This week’s contracts include: Driver Hire, JSA Services, OakNorth, Talent Works International, The Curve Group, TritonExec

Contracts 9 May 2018