This week’s contracts include: Bibby Financial Services, Ferris Slater, Frontline Recruitment, Jobshop UK, Pearson Anderson, Recruitive, Sopra Steria Recruitment, Towngate Personnel

• Multi-national Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has provided £1.4m in recruitment finance to healthcare recruiter Pearson Anderson. The funding includes bad debt protection and payroll services.

• Multi-sector recruiter Frontline Recruitment has signed a new two-year exclusive supply agreement with Loughborough-based JC Metalworks.

The move sees Frontline supply JC Metalworks with temporary and permanent staff. The firms have been working together since 2015.

• North West-based recruiter Ferris Slater has received £50k in additional funding. Parties contributing to the funding round include peer-to-peer crowdfunding, current shareholders and banking giant Barclays.

The new funding will help in the hiring of three new recruitment consultants, taking the Ferris Slater team to six.

Jobshop UK has signed up as a business partner with tennis club The West Hants Club, Bournemouth. The partnership will see the Bournemouth-based recruiter sponsor the club’s sweatshirts and support the Adult NCL (National Club League) teams.

• Recruitment software provider Recruitive Software has been accepted as a supplier on the government’s latest G-Cloud Framework – G-Cloud 10. G-Cloud is a government initiative targeted at easing procurement by public sector bodies in departments of the UK government, which aims to provide a single repository of cloud-based services for use by public sector organisations via an online marketplace. 

• Recruitment and managed recruitment service provider Sopra Steria Recruitment is now a partner of Business Disability Forum (BDF).

• Bournemouth-based hospitality recruiter Towngate Personnel has secured a contract with PizzaExpress as a preferred supplier, working with the Italian casual dining restaurant chain primarily in the South of England and Channel Islands.

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