NEW TO THE MARKET: 2-6 JULY 2018

This week’s launches include: APSCo, Bluestones One, Bluestones Staffing NI, First Advantage

• The Association of Professional Service Companies (APSCo) has announced a three-day trade delegation to Eindhoven in the Netherlands, starting on 9 October 2018.

Sponsored by Taylor Wessing, the delegation will include a programme of specialist briefings from recruitment professionals on the local business opportunities and market trends, along with practical tips on how to set up and grow a business in the region.

• Recruitment investment firm Bluestones Group has launched Bluestones One. Bluestones One brings together a number of the group’s national specialist recruitment and service companies including Bluestones Logistics, Bluestones Retail, Plus Point, Lean Plus, Zebralight and Bluestones Merchandising.

• Recruitment and training provider Bluestones Staffing NI has launched a programme aimed at helping unemployed people into work and tackle the driver shortage in Northern Ireland.

The firm has partnered with Lemis + Belfast Works to launch a training programme in Greater Belfast, giving the unemployed and those working less than 16 hours a week the opportunity to train and work as LGV (large goods vehicle) drivers.

The programme is funded by Lemis + Belfast Works. Lemis + Belfast Works provides free employment support and job opportunities, and is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme.

• Pre and post-employment screening solutions specialist First Advantage has opened an EU data centre in Amsterdam.

Logging in to new tech jobs in Dublin

Ireland’s tech sector is to be boosted by 200 new jobs.

18 April 2019

FINANCIALS: Hydrogen growth to continue with more acquisitions

Global specialist recruitment group Hydrogen Group has seen net fee income climb 34% year-on-year, according to results for the year ended 31 December 2018.

Financials 2 April 2019

Confidence in UK economy falls to JobsOutlook low

Employer confidence in the prospects for the UK economy has plunged to a new low, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

27 February 2019

Recruiters on the case after shock Honda job loss announcement

Recruiters say they are they already fielding enquiries and registering candidates in response to Honda’s closure news.

20 February 2019
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