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.


This week’s appointments include: Camino Partners, Cross Country Healthcare, Eames Consulting Group, Forward Role, GLAA, Hackajob, Holmes Noble, HRC Recruitment, McGregor Boyall, Monroe Consulting, NRL, Resource Solutions, Retail Executives, Roc Search

People 14 January 2019


This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn, Adepto, BRG, CXC Global, Entire Recruitment, Entrust Resource Solutions, Ferris Slater, Heidrick & Struggles, Horton International UK, Morson, REC, RecruitmentSMART, Resume-Library, Schulthess Zimmermann & Jauch, Zoho Recruit

Contracts 14 January 2019


This week’s contracts and deals include: Cielo, Kronos, Lensa, PeoplePlus, Resume-Library, SAP, Staffline

Contracts 7 January 2019

PE firm Permira takes majority stake in Cielo

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm Cielo has announced a definite agreement with global private equity firm Permira, which will see Permira take a majority stake in the RPO.

Contracts 21 December 2018