Contracts and deals for week of 2-5 May 2017

Yorkshire-based technology recruiter Affecto Recruitment has agreed a deal to help telematics company The Floow double its technical workforce over the coming months.

The move sees Affecto help The Floow deliver its 2017 recruitment strategy of adding an additional 40-60 new technical hires.

• Multinational corporation Aon has acquired Hamburg-based global online talent assessments provider cut-e. Financial terms were not disclosed.

• French cosmetics company L’Oréal has agreed a partnership with charity Education and Employers, aimed at encouraging children to understand the reality and range of careers in science. The charity runs the ‘Inspiring the Future’ programme.

The partnership sees the two organisations call on women working in science up and down the country to sign up via and volunteer an hour of their time, talking with primary school children about their job.

As a part of the partnership launch at the Royal Society today, 70 primary school children interviewed a panel of inspirational female scientists from a range of professions, including a forensic archaeologist, an orthopaedic surgeon and a plasma scientist, to help them understand science careers and make links to their in-school learning.

At the Royal Society, 70 primary school children interviewed a panel of inspirational female scientists

• Recruitment software provider Recruitive has added to its panel of almost 2,000 job boards. is a careers site for the care home sector, providing services ranging from reviews, jobs, news, products and services to more than 200,000 industry subscribers.

• CV parsing, semantic search and matching software provider Textkernel has announced an integration of its business development and sourcing tools with cloud computing company Bullhorn.

FINANCIALS: Kellan Group considers delisting from AIM

Multi-sector recruiter Kellan Group is considering delisting the trading of its shares from the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) stock exchange.

Financials 18 September 2018

Lidl’s Leeds site to create 500 jobs

Retailer Lidl has announced plans to create 500 jobs at a new warehouse near Leeds.

18 September 2018

Bombay Sapphire finds a new recruit for its role of global ambassador

We have to break it to you that gin brand Bombay Sapphire’s search for a global ambassador is over.

Lighter Side 18 September 2018

Travelodge recruits for more than 1,000 roles

Travelodge is recruiting for more than 1,000 jobs in the lead up to Christmas.

13 September 2018