Construction & property

Spurs scores with 1,000th job connected to new stadium

Tottenham Hotspur has delivered its 1,000th new job connected to the construction of its new stadium set to open in time for the 2018-19 season.

In-house recruitment 28 April 2017

Atkins merger a game changer for engineering recruitment, says Matchtech MD

The head of a technical recruiter has spoken to Beth Castle about concerns for recruitment within engineering and technical sectors following the news that the UK's largest engineering and design consultancy Atkins is to be acquired by Canada’s SNC-Lavalin in a £2.1bn deal.

In-house recruitment 27 April 2017


Contracts and deals for week of 24-28 April 2017

Cobalt Recruitment appoints Wakefield CEO

Cobalt Recruitment has appointed James Wakefield to the newly created role of CEO. Wakefield has been with the international property, financial services and engineering recruiter for 10 years.

3 April 2017

Holiday Inn hotel to create 47 jobs in Londonderry

Property, retail and hospitality business Duddy Group is to create 47 new jobs through a launch of a new Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Londonderry.

In-house recruitment 30 March 2017

Invasion of the (robot) bricklayers

British brickies could find themselves losing work to robot counterparts in a matter of months due to a new technological development from New York-based Construction Robotics.

Work starts on Yorkshire business park creating up to 2550 jobs

Developers have begun work on a new £105m Yorkshire business park near Leeds that could create up to 2,550 jobs.

23 March 2017

New jobs and castle restoration in Northern Ireland luxury hotel project

The multi-million pound development of a Northern Ireland luxury hotel and spa at Killeavy Castle Estate is to create 80 jobs.

23 March 2017

Abbeyfield home in Sunderland to create 80 jobs

Older person charity Abbeyfield is creating 80 jobs through the construction of an old people’s home in Silksworth, Sunderland.

In-house recruitment 21 March 2017

Combating unconscious bias in the workplace

A programme aimed at tackling unconscious bias is playing a vital role in construction company Carillion’s efforts to boost workforce diversity and inclusion.

Diversity/Inclusion 15 March 2017

Network Rail and Santander among big firms to take on apprentices

As National Apprenticeship Week comes to an end, KFC, Mitchells & Butlers, Network Rail, Redrow and Santander have been among the big companies making apprenticeship commitments.

Emerging talent 10 March 2017

FINANCIALS: Impellam Group sees revenue rise

International specialist staffing business Impellam Group has seen group revenue climb 20.4% year-on-year, according to unaudited final results for the year ended 31 December 2016.

9 March 2017

Appointments: 6-10 March 2017

Latest appointments for week of 6-10 March 2017

6 March 2017

Soaring success: Falcon Green

Topping the 2017 Recruiter FAST 50 charts, construction recruiter Falcon Green is aiming to soar to even greater heights in the years ahead. Colin Cottell reports

Profiles 1 February 2017

NES Global adds Frontica Advantage to portfolio

NES Global Talent (NES) said it has entered into a deal with Norwegian-based Akastor ASA, a leading oil service investment company, to add its Frontica Advantage business to the NES portfolio.

Your recruitment business 8 December 2016

Recruiter HOT 100: HOT 10 technical/engineering

Over the past 10 years, Recruiter, in conjunction with Agile Intelligence, has produced the HOT 100 list of top-performing recruitment firms in the UK.

Phaidon International merges two brands

Global, micro-specialist staffing group Phaidon International has merged its two energy recruitment brands: Laking Group and Viridium Associates, forming a new brand called LVI Associates.

Your recruitment business 5 December 2016

Goole business park could bring 3,000 new jobs

Plans for a business park, which could create about 3,000 new jobs in Goole, East Yorkshire, have been given the green light.

AndersElite secures £10m loan for MBO

Recruitment firm AndersElite said it has secured £10m from Lloyds Bank to complete its management buyout, which it announced in September, as well as provide on-going working capital.

Your recruitment business 25 November 2016

Recruiters welcome Chancellor Hammond’s infrastructure investment

Recruiters have welcomed the expected boost to business from the chancellor’s commitment to increased spending on infrastructure and science research announced in today’s Autumn Statement.

Regional growth top priority for employers, says JobsOutlook

One in four employers think new expenditure supporting regional economic growth should be the top priority for Chancellor Philip Hammond in today’s Autumn Statement, according to a poll of 200 employers included in the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s (REC) ‘JobsOutlook’ survey.

Engineering specialist Costain calls for a ‘recruitment revolution’

Engineering solutions provider Costain has called for a ‘recruitment revolution’ to attract a new wave of would-be engineers with the skills and backgrounds to meet the demand for an array of infrastructure projects expect to be announced by the Chancellor in today’s Autumn Statement.

Recruitment sector awaits Chancellor’s announcements to help job creation

Measures boosting job creation in the UK’s house building, transport infrastructure and science sectors, as well as an increase in the National Living Wage, are just some of the announcements expected in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement later today.

Recruiters give Hammond their wish list for the Autumn Statement

Recruiters want Chancellor Philip Hammond to use tomorrow’s Autumn Statement to provide greater clarity about the UK’s direction in terms of securing access to the single market following the country’s decision to leave the European Union.

Birmingham’s growth leads to worries over talent

The lack of necessary skills to bring Birmingham’s economic growth plans to life is “the one thing that keeps me awake at night”, Waheed Nazir, the city’s strategic director, economy, has acknowledged to an audience of leading executives.

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