This week’s contracts and deals include: Anthology, randrr, Walker Smith Global, WCN

• Career insights platform randrr has acquired privately held Seattle-based anonymous career-matching platform Anthology (formerly Poachable).

In a statement, released last week, randrr revealed by leveraging Anthology’s technology and member base, it will be able to expand its reach and enhance its list of offerings to users. Its offering currently includes: reliable job searches, CV boost, salary comparison, company insights, automation of dream job skills matching, and marketability.

Anthology will bring randrr additional depth in anonymous career connections to help progress its product.

• Manchester-headquartered contractor payroll and accountancy specialist Walker Smith Global has acquired London-based accountancy services firm Income Made Smart for an undisclosed sum.

IMS, which will continue as a stand-alone brand, takes the group’s contractor numbers to more than 5,000. Walker Smith adds that the acquisition will signal the start of a larger strategic overhaul, which will see the group reposition its brand’s products.

An overarching Masterbrand group proposition will be launched this year. Management was supported by Fieldfisher London for legal advice with BDO providing diligence support.

• US accounting, tax and business advisory firm CohnReznick has signed up to recruitment technology provider WCN’s new talent acquisition solution WCN Finance.

FINANCIALS: Staffing 360 Solutions reveals record revenue

Brendan Flood, chairman and CEO of Staffing 360 Solutions, says that record revenue for the past quarter validates the group’s strategy.

Financials 15 August 2018

Takeover bid for Harvey Nash won’t affect growth plans, says Ellis

Harvey Nash shareholder DBAY Advisors’ bid to take the global technology and outsourcing group into private ownership will not affect the business’s growth plans, according to CEO Albert Ellis.

Contracts 7 August 2018


This week’s contracts include: Bright Network, Crelate, ManpowerGroup, National Locums, Oracle, Sopra Steria Recruitment, Spark Hire

Contracts 6 August 2018

FINANCIALS: Hudson buoyed by UK and APAC operations

Global talent solutions company Hudson has seen revenue increase 14.7% year-on-year, buoyed by growth in its UK and Asia-Pacific businesses.

Financials 3 August 2018