Don’t fear the rise of the machine says James Reed

Recruiters should concentrate on building large global networks and ensuring consultants’ knowledge and skills are up to date rather than fear the rise of the machines, according to James Reed, chairman of recruitment giant REED.

16 November 2017

Goldsmith could face tough community order next week

Gary Goldsmith, who yesterday pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife by beating, could be made to carry out unpaid work, be the subject to a curfew and have to meet other requirements, based on remarks made in court yesterday.

15 November 2017

Gary Goldsmith pleads guilty to assaulting his wife by beating

Gary Goldsmith pleaded guilty at Westminster Magistrates' Court today to assaulting his wife Julie-Ann and will be sentenced on 21 November, Recruiter reports from court.

14 November 2017


This week’s appointments include: Hays, Heidrick & Struggles, HSBC, NRG, Opus Recruitment Solutions, The Recruit Venture Group, ZRG Partners

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 13 November 2017

Crime fighting recruitment duo comes to the rescue

A Nottinghamshire recruitment consultant, who foiled a robbery this week, has told Recruiter he would be prepared to do it all again if the forces of evil ever rise up against the good people of Ruddington once more.

10 November 2017

HCL founder Bleasdale dies

Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums (HCL), has died.

Atkinson creates recruitment ‘supergroup’ Taranata

Recruitment magnate Paul Atkinson has brought his four businesses together under one ‘supergroup’ and announced plans to grow it by 50% in the next two years.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 6 November 2017


This week’s appointments include: Armstrong Craven, Arrows Group, Class People, Core-Asset Verify, Eames Consulting Group, Entelo, Head Medical, INEOS Automotive, MOVE Guides, Pedersen & Partners, Randstad, Salt, Servoca, Zachary Daniels

PM moves ex-recruiter Smith to chief whip

Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a former recruitment consultant as her new chief whip.

Public sector 2 November 2017

Goldsmith case delayed

Gary Goldsmith failed to turn up to court on Tuesday to face an assault by beating charge, as a result of what court officials said was a misunderstanding between Goldsmith’s lawyers and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

1 November 2017


This week’s appointments include: Bullhorn, Core-Asset Consulting, Franklin Fitch, FPS, Hamlyn Williams, ManpowerGroup, McGregor Boyall, Nakama Group, NHS Improvement, Oyster Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Pure Search, Rutherford Cross, Talentmark, Team Support, Woodrow Mercer Finance

Public sector, Life sciences 30 October 2017


This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Eames Consulting Group, Magdalen Marketing Agency, Oceans Group, Realm Recruit

Marketing, Transport & logistics 24 October 2017

Recruitment director disqualified for 10 years

The director of a recruitment agency, found to have supplied illegal workers, has been banned for 10 years.

Commercial & office support 23 October 2017

Pirates’ Goldsmith arrested and charged with assault

One of recruitment’s most colourful characters, Gary Goldsmith, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 31 October to answer a charge of assault by beating following an incident in London last Friday.

16 October 2017


This week’s appointments include: Franklin Fitch, Frontline Recruitment, Green Park, Impellam, ManpowerGroup, Oyster Partnership, PeoplePlus, TeamJobs

Recruiter’s kindness on a train leads to campaign launch for ADHD

A recruitment consultant’s kindness on a train journey has taken him to the studios of ITV’s This Morning and BBC News to promote an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) awareness campaign.

10 October 2017

Capita appoints Lewis as CEO

Business process outsourcing and professional services company Capita has appointed Jonathan Lewis as its new CEO.

Brexit’s a ‘bloody mess’ says Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar has rounded on the current state of play with the UK’s Brexit negotiations, calling them “a bloody mess at the moment”.

9 October 2017


This week’s appointments include: Altus Partners, Corecom Consulting, DNA Recruit, Equal Approach, Execucare, Ezek, Holmes Noble, JXT, Pedersen & Partners, Pure Search, Three R’s Teacher Recruitment, ZRG Partners

Public sector, Marketing 9 October 2017

Lord Sugar buys in to what he knows when investing in his Apprentice

When selecting a person and their business on the BBC’s The Apprentice, the programme’s star, Lord Alan Sugar, chooses one that can be made to work with an investment pot of just £250k, he told a London audience on Thursday night.

Life sciences 6 October 2017


This week’s appointments include: Audeliss, Boyden, Eames Consulting Group, Engage Technology Partners, GCS, Impellam Group, Investigo, Norman Broadbent, PK Education, Sheffield Haworth, SThree, The Curve Group, Wells Tobias Recruitment Solutions, ZRG Partners

Could White win The Apprentice?

Recruiter James White could follow the successes of Lee McQueen and Ricky Martin and win The Apprentice 2017, White’s mentor predicts.

IT/Telecoms 29 September 2017

Recruitment consultant jailed for assault in Singapore

A British recruitment consultant has been jailed for an attack on a cab driver in Singapore.

27 September 2017

The Apprentice is back – with yet another recruiter hopeful!

A Birmingham-based IT recruiter will be seeking to follow in the footsteps of previous recruiter Apprentice winners Ricky Martin and Lee McQueen.

IT/Telecoms 26 September 2017


This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, Cherry Professional, Coople, FCSA, Fox Rodney Search, Harvey Nash, McGregor Boyall, Pedersen & Partners, The Barton Partnership

Creative/Digital/Media, Legal 25 September 2017

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