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Job vacancies rise to record levels, says ONS

The number of job vacancies in February to April 2022 has risen to a new record of 1,295,000, according to the Office of National Statistics.

17 May 2022

IAG Cargo appoints Andrews chief people officer

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has appointed Caroline Andrews as chief people officer.

Waterfield joins Petroplan as director, North America

Specialist energy talent acquisition group Petroplan has appointed David Waterfield as director for North America to support the company’s growth in the US and Canada.

Castle Employment promotes Scott to director accountancy & finance division

Accountancy and finance recruitment professional Louise Scott has been appointed as a director of Castle Employment Group after eight years with the company.

PeopleIT/Telecoms, HR 17 May 2022

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 MAY 2022

This week’s appointments include: JobAdder, Trinnovo Group

PeopleIT/Telecoms 17 May 2022

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 MAY 2022

This week’s new contracts & deals include: CareersinESG.com

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 MAY 2022

This week’s new launches include: Equiris Consulting, Trinnovo Group

New to Market 17 May 2022

Deliveroo riders get a ‘stronger voice’ with landmark union deal

GMB Union and Deliveroo have signed an historic union recognition deal covering the company’s more than 90,000 self-employed riders.

D&A recruiter Harnham in £multi-million investment deal with BGF

Data & analytics recruiter Harnham has announced the completion of a multi-million-pound investment deal with BGF, the UK and Ireland’s active growth capital investor.

Contracts 12 May 2022

Sell unused assets to improve cashflow say experts

Businesses are urged to sell unused assets as one of several possible measures to raise capital and improve cashflow.

Financials 12 May 2022

Industry rounds on government for no Employment Bill

Voices across the recruitment, employment, umbrella and compliance landscape have almost unanimously rounded on the government for failing to deliver an Employment Bill within the Queen’s Speech yesterday [10 May 2022].

Legislation 11 May 2022

Matrix appoints staffing industry veteran MacMillan chairman

Recruitment technology business Matrix has appointed staffing industry veteran Richard MacMillan as chairman, as the company gears up for a new stage of growth.

XPO supports charity to get veterans into logistics

XPO Logistics, provider of freight transportation services, has announced a new partnership with Veterans into Logistics.

Growing Talent for fresh produce industry in Kent

A new pilot project in Kent is offering individuals an opportunity to fast track into the fresh produce industry.

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 MAY 2022

This week’s appointments include: Flight Story, VIQU, Wilbury Stratton

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 MAY 2022

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Charisma Charity Recruitment

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 MAY 2022

This week’s new launches include: Fawcett Society, Indeed Flex, REC

REC and TUC urge government to include Employment Bill in Queen’s Speech

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and TUC have written a joint letter to the labour market minister, urging the government to include the Employment Bill in the Queen’s Speech.

Legislation 10 May 2022

LHi Group gives staff stake part ownership of business

International recruitment specialist LHi Group has moved to an employee ownership structure where all employees have a stake in the company.

More arrests surrounding recruitment agency in alleged modern slavery offences

There have been further arrests following the owners of a recruitment agency being taken into custody in December last year.

The Jarell Group acquires two recruitment firms in East Midlands and Yorkshire

A Midlands workforce solutions specialist has expanded through the acquisition of two recruitment companies in the East Midlands and Yorkshire.

Contracts 10 May 2022

Oakwell Hampton expands tech and digital marketing services into the US

Manchester-based Oakwell Hampton is announcing its expansion into the US market.

Marketing, IT/Telecoms 10 May 2022

New UK jobs in hospitality and travel industries

A North-East restaurant group plans to more than double the number of restaurants across the UK and create more than 200 jobs by the end of next year.

Walker hands over BIE reins to Whyte

Gordon Whyte is to be the next CEO at BIE Executive.

Executive search 9 May 2022

Rolls-Royce picks Morson’s RPOne to recruit for its nuclear power ambitions

Rolls-Royce SMR has appointed the Morson Group’s nuclear recruitment specialist RPOne to support its largest recruitment campaign to date.

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