This week’s appointments include: Mercer, Pedersen & Partners, PK Education, The RSA Group

• Global consultancy Mercer welcomes Robert Baker as its diversity and inclusion (D&I) consulting leader for Europe and the Pacific region within its London office.

• International executive search firm Pedersen & Partners welcomes Zak Marar within its MENA (Middle East & North Africa) team as a client partner focusing on family groups and corporate functions in the region.

In addition, Scott Eversman joins the firm’s London team as client partner and global head of energy practice. Daniel Frost also joins in Asia-Pacific as client partner with a focus on healthcare & life sciences.

• Teacher recruitment agency PK Education welcomes Rebecca Clarke as a manager, Sarah Hallworth as SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) manager, Dan Bazeley as secondary manager and Kate Hickey as candidate relationship manager to its Manchester office.

• Alex Bennett has stepped down as CEO at life sciences executive search firm The RSA Group. He is succeeded by current executive chairman Nick Stephens, with the group consolidating the position of CEO and executive chairman into one role.

Army partnering problems cause recruit shortfalls, delays and cost over-runs

“Significant problems” in the British Army Recruiting Army Partnering Project have resulted in shortfalls in the number of new recruits needed by the Army for the past five years, and delays and cost over-runs for an online recruitment system, an investigation by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found.

14 December 2018

Whitehall steps up hiring for ‘disorderly Brexit’

The government is recruiting 50 civil servants as it steps up preparations for a disorderly Brexit, according to the Financial Times.

12 December 2018


This week’s contracts and deals include: Civica UK, CoreHR, DHR International, Invenias, MDI Group, Mercer, Motion Recruitment Partners, Oleeo, Welsh police, Trac Systems

Contracts 11 December 2018

Recruiter HOT 100: The HOT 10 Technical recruiters

As part of Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of top-performing recruitment firms in the UK, today we look at the HOT 10 engineering/technical/science (Technical) recruiters.

6 December 2018