Engineering

Industry reaction as unemployment falls to 42-year low

Despite fears that a combination of a consumer squeeze and Brexit uncertainty is damaging the economy, the UK labour market continues to perform strongly, according to official figures released today.

Road improvements to provide 6,000 jobs boost

Up to 6,000 jobs are to be created as a result of three road improvement schemes announced by Highways England.

New online portal puts Volvo car dealers in the recruitment driving seat

Volvo Car UK has launched a new online recruitment portal for its 119-strong dealer network.

In-house recruitment 15 August 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 14-18 AUGUST 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Bluestones Logistics, Opus Professional Services Group, Red Eagle, Spencer Ogden

14 August 2017

FINANCIALS: RTC Group sees small rise in revenue

Engineering and tech staffing specialist RTC Group has seen a marginal increase in revenue, according to unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2017.

Financials, Technology 9 August 2017

Work for NASA? It’s child’s play

NASA’s search for a planetary protection officer has attracted an application from a nine-year-old New Jersey resident.

Calling protection officers for interplanetary crafts

Ever fancied being a defender of the Earth? No, we’re not referring to the amazingly brilliant 1980s cartoon featuring the likes of Flash Gordon, the Phantom, Mandrake the Magician and Lothar.

In-house recruitment 7 August 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 7-11 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: Athona Education, Bullhorn, Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, Opus Recruitment Solutions, Pedersen & Partners, Phenom People, Redline Group

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FINANCIALS: Gattaca reveals overall decline in group profits

Gattaca has attributed a 4% annual decline in group net fee income to deteriorating client confidence caused by Brexit negotiations, IR35 tax changes and this year’s UK general election.

Financials, Technology 3 August 2017

Boeing Sheffield boosts future manufacturing skills hopes post-Brexit

Recruiters have welcomed the boost to UK manufacturing and development of future skills as a result of Boeing Sheffield being given the go-ahead.

Ex-Blue Arrow recruiter jailed after glassing men outside pub

A Bristol-based recruiter has been fired following being jailed for three years after she was found to have launched an attack on two men armed with a broken wine glass.

1 August 2017

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue sees decline in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue decline 9% year-on-year, according to Q2 2016 results.

Financials 1 August 2017

Housing development creates hundreds of jobs in Teesside

The Teesside region is to be boosted by the creation of hundreds of construction jobs.

In-house recruitment 31 July 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 31 JULY-4 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: Adapt Rec2Rec, BIE Executive, Eden Scott, Norman Broadbent Group, Visibility, Volcanic, Woodrow Mercer Finance, Workforce Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 31 July 2017

Migration system must be evidence-based, say recruitment bodies

Recruitment trade bodies have called on government to ensure the UK’s new migration system is based on evidence about the skills the country needs to thrive post-Brexit.

FINANCIALS: Impellam Group shows slight rise in revenue and profits

Impellam Group has reported a marginal increase in revenue and profits amid challenging conditions for the managed services and specialist staffing provider’s UK business.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 JULY 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Accountancy Recruitment Group, Backline Logistic Support Services, Celtic Manor Resort, Consilium Recruit, Credas, ESG, PMP Recruitment, Vidu Recruitment, WSG Careers Connect

Supplier, Technology 24 July 2017

Don’t ignore business in Brexit debate, Cook warns

The group CEO of specialist recruiter nGAGE has warned the views of business need to be heard in the current debate about Brexit.

New build in Northern Ireland creates 750 jobs

Around 750 new jobs are to be created as a result of a new housing development in Derry, Northern Ireland.

In-house recruitment 18 July 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 17-21 JULY 2017

This week’s appointments include: DP Connect, Genesis Employment Services, Harper Harrison, National Locums, Sky Recruitment Solutions, Woodrow Mercer

Technology 18 July 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 17-21 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Genesis Employment Services, Hays Talent Solutions, National Locums, NonStop Recruitment, TAPFIN, Workday Human Capital Management

Rail recruiters welcome challenge to find talent for HS2

Rail recruiters have welcomed the business opportunity posed by the thousands of jobs created by high-speed rail network HS2.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 17-21 JULY 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Cielo, Energize Recruitment Solutions, England Associates, Gowling WLG, Oliver James Ireland, ThisWay Global, Vidu, Working Free

Spanish CAF creates 300 jobs in Newport

Spanish train manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) is to create 300 “highly skilled and well paid” engineering jobs at new production facility in Newport.

In-house recruitment 13 July 2017

JDR brings 50 jobs to Newcastle

Offshore energy giant JDR is creating 50 jobs with the opening of a European service centre facility in Newcastle.

In-house recruitment 11 July 2017

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