NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: Cathcart Energy, Encore Personnel, Highfield Professional Solutions, Work180

• Energy staffing specialist Cathcart Energy has opened an office in Rotterdam, Netherlands, its third office in Europe after opening in Germany and Sweden.

A subsidiary of Edinburgh-based IT recruitment specialists Cathcart Associates, Cathcart Energy focuses on recruitment within the renewable energy sector. Rotterdam is a key location for building wind turbines and a hub for renewable energy companies.

• National recruitment agency Encore Personnel has launched its e-grads (Encore Graduates in Recruitment Are Destined for Success) graduate scheme. Roles range from sales to admin, while the training scheme is designed to run alongside a graduate’s day-to-day role at Encore.

The scheme includes internal training and a dedicated career development plan, which will aim to foster the skills and knowledge needed to excel in a career in recruitment.

• Technical engineering recruiter Highfield Professional Solutions has moved into larger offices in Durley, Hampshire. Highfield specialises in recruitment for the design, construction and maintenance of buildings and infrastructure in the South of the UK.

Work180, a new jobs network for women is launching in the UK. The network, which first launched in Australia, connects employers with female talent through a pre-screening process.

Launched by co-founder and CEO Gemma Lloyd, the network assesses employers on a range of criteria from the likes of pay equality, flexible working, paid parental leave and equal opportunities, through to the availability of a breastfeeding room, mentoring schemes or a domestic violence support policy.

Recruiters upbeat on British Steel workers’ prospects

Recruiters are reasonably confident on the job prospects of workers whose jobs are potentially under threat by British Steel entering liquidation.

23 May 2019

Samuel Knight appoints new chairman as group expands in the US

Samuel Knight International has appointed former SThree global mergers and acquisitions adviser James Barbour-Smith (pictured) as chairman.

People 23 May 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 20-24 MAY 2019

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Bullhorn, Europa Worldwide Group, GatenbySanderson, The AA, Xpertise Recruitment

People 20 May 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 23-26 APRIL 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Brightfield, CV-Library, Energy & Utility Skills, Entrust Resource Solutions, Friisberg & Partners International, GatedTalent, Guidant Global, Inglis Jane, SCI Search and Selection, VCV, WaveTrackR, Youth Employment UK

Contracts 23 April 2019
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