Industrial/Manufacturing

JLR works with Gorillaz to find cracking talent

Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover and Gorillaz are working together to recruit the next generation of engineering talent.

Jaguar Land Rover to take on 5,000 new recruits

Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is to recruit 5,000 staff in a bid to enhance its expertise in autonomous and electric technology.

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 JUNE 2017

This week’s appointments include: 24-7 Staffing, Amrop, Armstrong Craven, E1EW, Eames Consulting Group, Hamlyn Williams, ManpowerGroup, Oakleaf Partnership, PIE, ROC Search, SRiCheyenne, The Chemistry Group, TRANSEARCH

Technology 19 June 2017

Nottingham man jailed for forced labour and human trafficking

A Nottingham landlord has been sentenced to eight years in prison after admitting human trafficking, two counts of forced labour and fraud at Nottingham Crown Court earlier this month.

Adecco sources steel workers for Liberty House

Recruitment giant Adecco is helping metal and industrials group Liberty House source 40 new steel workers as it seeks to expand production its Speciality Steels business in South Yorkshire.

Companies 12 June 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 JUNE 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: GenieJobs.com, JVP Group, Lyons Personnel, NHS Employers, Redstone Talent Consulting, Stafforce, Woodrow Mercer

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 JUNE 2017

This week’s appointments include: Chad Harrison International, Cognitive Group, Heidrick & Struggles, IIC Partners, ManpowerGroup, REC, RTM, Rutherford Briant Recruitment, Sheffield Haworth, The Adecco Group, TrueBlue, Woodrow Mercer

Ex-Randstad manager launches Jigsaw Staffing with Bluestones

Former Randstad UK manager Craig Barclay has launched his own recruitment firm in partnership with investor Bluestones.

Morson mocks-up comic book hero profiles to entice mortals to apply for jobs

A social media marketing campaign launched by Morson Group involving famous fictional engineers Darth Vader, the Incredible Hulk and Iron Man has successfully attracted job applications for some of their vacant roles.

gap Personnel embarks on ‘major’ acquisition drive

UK industrial labour provider gap Personnel Group has hit the acquisition trail in search of staffing companies within the blue collar, industrial and technical sectors.

25 May 2017

Christmas pudding maker takes on staff for Christmas rush

The last Christmas shopping day is just seven months away. With this in mind, Derbyshire-based Christmas pudding maker Matthew Walker has created 45 jobs at its Heanor plant.

In-house recruitment 24 May 2017

Chinese students flock to Australia to plug gap in China’s wine industry

Chinese students are heading to South Australia to study winemaking to plug a talent winemaking shortage in China’s own wine industry.

Emerging talent 22 May 2017

Union seeks talks with Transline owners over unpaid backpay

Unite the Union is seeking urgent talks with the new owners of Transline over outstanding backpay owed to workers, which the labour procurer supplied to sports retailer Sports Direct.

Temporary workforce 19 May 2017

Russell Taylor Holdings buys Transline Group

Wirral-headquartered recruitment group Russell Taylor Holdings has bought labour procurer Transline Group.

FINANCIALS: Staffline bullish for year ahead

Staffing and employability organisation Staffline has made an “excellent” start to the year, according to CEO Andy Hogarth.

Financials 18 May 2017

Life sciences firm creates 30 jobs in the Highlands

Scotland’s life sciences job sector is to be boosted to the tune of 30 new jobs in the Highlands.

In-house recruitment 16 May 2017

Transline won’t confirm reports of takeover by Assist Resourcing

Labour procurer Transline will not be drawn on reports industrial recruiter Assist Resourcing is close to agreeing a takeover of the business.

Companies 15 May 2017

GES to double its workforce in Derry with new funding

Derry-based Global Equipment Spares (GES) is to more than double its workforce over the next three years.

In-house recruitment 15 May 2017

Pharma group Mallinckrodt creates jobs at new Dublin centre

US pharma group Mallinckrodt is to create up to 45 jobs at a new Dublin-based global medical device engineering centre.

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 MAY 2017

This week’s appointments including: Aman, Argyll Scott, Eames Consulting Group, First Call Contract Services, Fox Rodney Search, Hasson Associates, Heidrick & Struggles, Kellogg's, Norman Broadbent, Phenom People, ZRG Partners

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 MAY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals including: PRS

8 May 2017

FINANCIALS: Empresaria reports ‘solid start’ to year

International specialist staffing group Empresaria has reported a “solid start” to the year, according to a statement released ahead of its annual general meeting yesterday.

Financials 4 May 2017

Infosys to recruit 10,000 in US

Infosys has announced plans to recruit 10,000 US workers over the next two years.

Technology 3 May 2017

Liberty House creates 300 extra steel jobs

Liberty House is to create an additional 300 steel jobs in South Yorkshire.

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue sees revenue dip 12%

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue fall 12% year-on-year, according to first quarter 2017 results.

Financials 2 May 2017

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