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.

REC appoints CBI’s Carberry CEO

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has appointed a former recruiter as its new CEO.

17 April 2018


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

Quilvest Private Equity acquires Phaidon International

Micro-specialist recruiter Phaidon International has been acquired by Quilvest Private Equity, the private equity arm of the Quilvest Group.

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.


This week’s launches include: cut-e, MERJE, Quanta Consultancy Services

Hudson appoints new CEO and finalises sale of operations

Jeffrey Eberwein has been appointed CEO at Hudson as the global talent solutions firm completes the sale of its recruitment and talent management operations in Europe and Asia Pacific.

Executive search, HR 3 April 2018

Sponsored: Why is PEO growing in popularity?

Luke Shannon-Little, MD of Ship Shape Pay explains what’s behind the success of PEO 

PageGroup: Diverse strands

Keeping diversity & inclusion at the top of PageGroup’s agenda falls to directors Sheri Hughes (left) and Sarah Kirk (right).

14 February 2018

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.

Transline close to getting funding as it extends NOI

Labour procurer Transline has filed an extension to its notice of intention (NOI) to appoint administrators, as it moves to an advanced stage in its bid to seek fresh funding.

FINANCIALS: China’s 51job sees jump in revenue

51job, a provider of integrated HR services in China, has seen revenues jump 16% year-on-year, according to unaudited financial results for Q1 2017.

IT/Telecoms, HR 5 May 2017

ARC campaigns for Apprenticeship Levy amendment

The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) is to campaign for an amendment to the Apprenticeship Levy charge on recruitment agency payrolls, having consulted its members and getting legal advice.

2 December 2016

Recruiters offered steps to take in the event of being hacked

Recruiters should inform regulators as soon as possible and check their insurance policies thoroughly should they fall victim to hackers, according to digital law specialists.

Recruiters urged to keep data secure following Page Group breach

Recruiters have been urged to get to grips with new data protection rules being introduced in 2018 or face fines running into hundreds of thousands of pounds.

IT/Telecoms 14 November 2016

Shares prices in for period of volatility, following Trump victory, says Dodd

Following Donald Trump’s election as US president, share prices of listed staffing companies are in for a period of volatility until his plans become clearer, according to a leading economist specialising in the staffing sector.

10 November 2016

FINANCIALS: Adecco sees 4% revenue increase

Recruitment giant Adecco has seen year-on-year revenue increase 4% in the UK & Ireland, buoyed by growth in its professional staffing business, according to results for Q3 2016.

IT/Telecoms, Legal 8 November 2016

Randstad sets F1 Engineering Challenge

Recruitment giant Randstad has launched The Engineering Challenge in co-operation with engineers of the Formula 1 Williams Racing team.

Engineering 7 November 2016

Randstad finalises Monster buy

Recruitment giant Randstad has finalised its acquisition of job board Monster Worldwide.

IT/Telecoms 31 October 2016

Star Recruit: Mel & Sue

Hakan Enver, operations director, Morgan McKinley Financial Services, offers insight into a potential role for Noel Edmonds as Deal or No Deal comes to an end after more than a decade on UK screens.

IT/Telecoms 24 October 2016

Take your company culture to the skies

Don’t get wedded to your own brilliance if you want to create an innovative high performance culture in your company.

IT/Telecoms 24 October 2016

FINANCIALS: Hays reveals UK NFI decline but overall growth

Recruitment giant Hays has seen a 10% year-on-year decline in UK net fee income, according to an update for the quarter ended 30 September 2016.

18 October 2016

FINANCIALS: PageGroup posts profits but UK GP falls

While global recruiter PageGroup has seen year-on-year group profits rise 1.3%, with a particularly strong performance across the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region in the third quarter of the year, Q3 year-on-year profits have dipped in across its UK, Asia, North America and Brazil operations.

IT/Telecoms, Executive search 11 October 2016

PageGroup partners mental health charities to inspire change

PageGroup has signed a pledge with mental health charities Mind and Rethink Mental Health to underline its commitment to ending the stigma and discrimination against employees with mental health problems.

Executive search, HR 10 October 2016

Adecco buys US eDiscovery provider D4

Recruitment giant Adecco has acquired eDiscovery solutions provider D4.

IT/Telecoms, HR 4 October 2016

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