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

• Global consultancy Mercer welcomes Robert Baker as its diversity and inclusion (D&I) consulting leader for Europe and the Pacific region within its London office.

• International executive search firm Pedersen & Partners welcomes Zak Marar within its MENA (Middle East & North Africa) team as a client partner focusing on family groups and corporate functions in the region.

In addition, Scott Eversman joins the firm’s London team as client partner and global head of energy practice. Daniel Frost also joins in Asia-Pacific as client partner with a focus on healthcare & life sciences.

• Teacher recruitment agency PK Education welcomes Rebecca Clarke as a manager, Sarah Hallworth as SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) manager, Dan Bazeley as secondary manager and Kate Hickey as candidate relationship manager to its Manchester office.

• Alex Bennett has stepped down as CEO at life sciences executive search firm The RSA Group. He is succeeded by current executive chairman Nick Stephens, with the group consolidating the position of CEO and executive chairman into one role.


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

Doctors and nurses to be excluded from visa cap

The government has confirmed it will exclude doctors and nurses from the cap on skilled worker visas.

15 June 2018

Visa cap set to be waived for NHS

Recruiters have welcomed reports government is about to relax immigration rules to enable more doctors and nurses from outside the EU to come and work in the UK.

Legislation 14 June 2018

Newly awarded rail project in Wales will lead to hundreds of jobs

The Welsh Government’s billion-pound contract to upgrade the railway network in South Wales will create hundreds of new jobs.

8 June 2018