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ARC’s IR35 letter used as evidence in Finance Bill enquiry

The UK Treasury Select Committee is to use a recent letter by the Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) detailing concerns about new IR35 public sector rules as evidence when MPs consider aspects of the Finance Bill 2017 this week.

24 April 2017

Seagoing officers in short supply

The tanker sector is facing a shortage of qualified officers, fuelled by a spike in new vessel launches and industry-wide issues with crew training and retention, according to a report published by IHS Maritime.

12 December 2016

Car wash owner prosecuted for National Minimum Wage offence

A Southampton car wash owner is the first employer in Hampshire to be prosecuted for National Minimum Wage offences.

Legal 12 December 2016

SPS to open Driver Hire Australia branch in Adelaide

Bradford-based Specialist People Services (SPS) is to open a fifth office for Driver Hire Australia, its transport and logistics recruitment business.

12 December 2016

Allegis completes Stamford takeover

Allegis Group has completed its takeover of Swiss IT, engineering, banking and life sciences recruiter The Stamford Group, according to M&A specialist Boxington Corporate Finance.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 9 December 2016

Last orders for Thakrar on The Apprentice

It was a case of last orders for recruitment’s remaining reality TV talent show competitor as Trishna Thakrar became the latest candidate to pack her bags and depart from the BBC’s The Apprentice.

IT/Telecoms 9 December 2016

Rethink unveils head of marketing

Global recruiter Rethink Group has appointed Lisa Mahoney as global group head of marketing.

Marketing & Sales 9 December 2016

Livingston James unveils former Hudson chief

Scottish headquartered recruiter Livingston James has appointed Karen Scott, former managing director of Hudson UK and Ireland, to its board.

Frontline goes for the double

Frontline Recruitment has promoted Joshua Rhodes to business relationship manager in Nottingham and Thomas Hartree to business team leader in Leicester.

9 December 2016

Energize appoints Bell for Germany

IT and digital recruitment specialists Energize Recruitment Solutions has appointed a new managing consultant to focus on Germany.

Argyll Scott promotes Sophie Baret

Argyll Scott, with offices in London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Dubai, has promoted Sophie Baret to senior consultant within its sales and marketing division.

Marketing & Sales 9 December 2016

Recruitment specialist convicted of managing companies while disqualified

Sydney-based recruitment specialist and management consultant Keith Henry Sheldrick has been convicted of managing two companies while disqualified and given a A$1k (£600) two-year good behaviour bond.

8 December 2016

Jackson Hogg headhunts for German company

Engineering specialist Jackson Hogg Recruitment has headhunted three US-based sales directors for a German-headquartered multinational.

Engineering, Executive search 8 December 2016

FINANCIALS: Capita sees two years of challenges

Business outsourcing provider Capita said it is facing some near-term headwinds, which continue to make this year and 2017 challenging years, in a pre-close trading update issued today.

HR 8 December 2016

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.

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.

TempBuddy acquired by Symphony Technology

TempBuddy, a contingent workforce software innovator, has been acquired by private equity firm Symphony Technology Group.

IT/Telecoms 7 December 2016

REC signs new deal with insurance broker Jelf

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) is extending its partnership with insurance broker Jelf for the next five years.

7 December 2016

Mercer acquires Sirota Consulting

Global talent consulting firm Mercer, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan, has acquired employee engagement provider Sirota Consulting.

7 December 2016

AESC renews Cluen software deal

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) has renewed its partnership with executive search software provider The Cluen Corporation.

IT/Telecoms, Executive search 7 December 2016

Recruitment trade bodies hit back at Resolution plan

Recruitment trade bodies have defended the benefits of agency work following the announcement on Monday by an influential thinktank to launch an investigation into what it claims is the disadvantaged “forgotten face” of the workforce.

6 December 2016

Agency work ‘creates regime of fear and uncertainty’ says TUC’s O’Grady

The Resolution Foundation, an organisation which campaigns on issues around low pay, has today launched an 18-month investigation into agency workers.

5 December 2016

Stanton House appoints Eaves chief customer officer

Co-founder of Stanton House Nick Eaves has taken on the role of chief customer officer at the permanent, interim and executive search recruitment firm.

Executive search, HR 5 December 2016

Trishna flies recruitment flag on BBC’s Apprentice

Recruitment’s remaining reality TV talent show competitor has survived another week.

5 December 2016

Career Sharp launches to help tech jobseekers

Careers training company Career Sharp has launched as a dedicated service for technology jobseekers, with specialist support and a host of dedicated education and training opportunities.

IT/Telecoms 5 December 2016

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