Construction & property

SkyBlue Solutions doing well under new owner, says MD

The managing director of SkyBlue Solutions has spoken to Recruiter about his plans for the business following its purchase by a Midlands-headquartered recruitment agency.

20 June 2018

Marx takes over from Searle at Airswift

Janette Marx is to take over the reins from Peter Searle as group chief executive at Airswift.

20 June 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 18-22 JUNE 2018

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

18 June 2018

Apprentice winner White plans to open London office this year

Last year’s BBC TV Apprentice winner James White has already expanded beyond IT recruitment and has his sights set on opening a London office this year.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: Allen Associates, cut-e, Real Time Engineering, TwoEnds, Vacancy Filler

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 JUNE 2018

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Appoint Group, Haig & Co, Parity Consulting, Pedersen & Partners, Source Technology

Technology 12 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.

Staffline’s Hogarth leaves his NED role and ventures out into the marketplace

As Staffline’s former CEO Andy Hogarth leaves his non-executive director role at the recruitment and employability organisation, is venture capital (VC) his next route?

6 June 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 29 MAY–1 JUNE 2018

This week’s appointments include: Harrier Human Capital, Heidrick & Struggles, Mazars, Oyster partnership, RBL Associates, Source Technology, TFS Healthcare

In-house recruitment 30 May 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 29 MAY–1 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: BCL Legal, City Executive Search, Cogs, Concept Resourcing, HRC Recruitment, QuiGig

Supplier 29 May 2018

Thurston Group creates manufacturing jobs in East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire’s manufacturing sector is to be boosted to the tune of 60 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 23 May 2018

Recruitment director banned from managing companies for 10 years

A recruitment agency director has been banned from running companies after he was found to have been diverting £60k from an insurance settlement into his personal bank account.

Demand for permanent staff up but not in retail, says Report on Jobs

Demand for permanent staff is still on the rise – but not for retail staff, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue posts small drop in revenue

US blue collar recruiter TrueBlue has posted a marginal decline in revenue in Q1 2018.

Financials 1 May 2018

Rooney jailed for 11 years for modern slavery offences

Another member of a family found guilty of modern slavery offences has been jailed for 11 years.

Scotland Excel is on the hunt for procurement professionals

Scotland’s Centre of Procurement Expertise for Local Government Scotland Excel is on the hunt for procurement professionals for programmes in construction and social care, and other areas of its business.

In-house recruitment 30 April 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Acorn, Activate Business School, Grant Thornton, MERJE, Miramar Global, MRG

Demand for local Saudi talent on the increase, says Hays

Hays is reporting increased demand for its services to source local talent in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom makes progress with its Saudi Vision 2030 programme.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Airport Placements Ltd, Airswift, Arctic Shores, Berwick Partners, Coresco, GBG, Heidrick & Struggles, HR Certification Institute, Insight Global, Microdec

Supplier, Emerging talent 17 April 2018
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Industry welcomes MAC immigration report

The REC says recruiters will continue to play a crucial part in helping UK businesses find appropriate staff.

17 April 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, APSCo, Careix, DWP, Edward Reed Recruitment, PIXID, REC, Sky Recruitment Specialists

Companies, Supplier 16 April 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: cut-e, Devire Group, mroads, Orchard Recruitment, Workday

Supplier 10 April 2018

Carillion’s receivers sell recruitment business SkyBlue

PwC, the official receivers of failed construction giant Carillion, has sold the construction giant’s recruitment business SkyBlue.

Companies 4 April 2018

GLAA arrests man in Croydon on suspicion of modern slavery offences

Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority modern slavery officers have arrested one man, and are supporting six potential victims, following a search of a house in Croydon, South London.

Temporary workforce 29 March 2018

Contractor wins IR35 appeal case against HMRC

A construction contractor has successfully won an IR35 appeal case against HM Revenue & Customs.

Legislation/Regulation 27 March 2018

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