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Higham steps down as deputy chairman at Nakama

John Higham is stepping down as non-executive director and deputy chairman at Nakama Group.

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HR 24 May 2018

Coming off board: Embracing alternative sourcing methods

Sometimes it's worth trying a different approach to attract candidates.

Alan Furley: Shooting star or damp squib?

How do you know your latest recruit won't turn out to be complete let down?

HR 24 May 2018
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Ask the expert: June 2018

Q: Our temp desk is struggling. What can we do?

24 May 2018

How introverts can develop their presentation skills

Although introverts are often reluctant to speak, Toastmaster International’s Kay Heald says their fear of public speaking can be overcome.

23 May 2018

Baltimore Consulting leaves Opus as Kenny heads MBO

Public and third sector recruiter Baltimore Consulting, part of the Opus Talent Solutions Group, has just completed a management buyout for £1.4m.


This week’s appointments include: Application Recruitment, APSCo, BWD, CJUK, Forward Role, HRC Recruitment, Kennedy Executive Search & Consulting, Sevenstep, Stanton House, The Curve Group, ZRG Partners

CONTRACTS: 21-25 MAY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: Cloetta, Healthier Recruitment, ICS, ProClinical, Workday

New guidelines prevent recruiters ordering temps how to dress

Recruiters could face hefty fines and compensation pay outs should they order their temps to wear heels, skirts or make-up.

15 May 2018

CONTRACTS: 14-18 MAY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals: Adzuna, Harvey Nash,, SRI Executive, Talent

Canadian firm acquires Alexander Mann Solutions

Alexander Mann Solutions, a global provider of talent acquisition and management services, has been acquired in a deal worth £820m.

Executive search 10 May 2018

Recruitment director banned from managing companies for 10 years

A recruitment agency director has been banned from running companies after he was found to have been diverting £60k from an insurance settlement into his personal bank account.

Demand for permanent staff up but not in retail, says Report on Jobs

Demand for permanent staff is still on the rise – but not for retail staff, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Retail, Public sector 9 May 2018


This week’s contracts include: Driver Hire, JSA Services, OakNorth, Talent Works International, The Curve Group, TritonExec

What can recruiters get out of Snapchat?

If you want a snappy response from candidates, Snapchat could deliver, as Adzuna’s Iain Moss explains.

Recruiters ratting on candidates could land themselves in court

Recruiters that tip off clients when approached by one of their client’s employees run the risk of being sued for damages.

StepStone launches Good&Co in UK

StepStone is launching candidate personality and company culture matching platform Good&Co in the UK.

HR, Hospitality/Leisure 2 May 2018

Recruitment agency director given over two years in prison for stealing

A recruitment agency director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after being found to have stolen almost £90k from a Derbyshire recruitment agency.

1 May 2018

Crowdfunding to raise money for your business

John Auckland of TribeFirst considers whether you should use equity crowdfunding or rewards crowdfunding to fund your business.

1 May 2018

Totaljobs and Jobsite partnership a win for all, says StepStone COO

Totaljobs and Jobsite, two of the UK’s largest job boards, have entered into a partnership that, according to the COO of parent company StepStone, is a win-win for both recruiters and candidates.

1 May 2018

CSG employees avoid EMI tax scheme uncertainty

The owners of global recruiter CSG (l-r: Wayne Underwood and Ben Riley) have told Recruiter they have no concerns over their decision to give all their employees shares in the company.


This week’s appointments include: AESC, ARC, Armstrong Craven, Audeliss, Berry Recruitment Group, Carestaff Solutions, Cream Soda, Heidrick & Struggles, Miramar Global, MLA, Riviera Partners, Whitehall Resources, Zachary Daniels

Retail, Marketing 30 April 2018


This week’s launches include: EPM Scientific, Frank Recruitment Group, How to Bill Big, Invenias

Sales, Life sciences 30 April 2018

Sweet smell of success for Lord Sugar’s apprentice White

Apprentice winner James White has spoken to Recruiter about life after winning the reality TV show, the progress of his business and what he has learned from Lord Sugar.

IT/Telecoms 27 April 2018

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