This week’s contracts include: Allen Lane, Frontline Recruitment

• The shareholders of public and not-for-profit sector staffing specialist Allen Lane have sold 82.5% of the issued shares in its holding company to Japanese firm Outsourcing Inc.

Mishcon de Reya represented the shareholders of Allen Lane on the sale. Nick Davis, head of corporate and the recruitment services group, led the Mishcon de Reya team made up of partner Laura Chandler, managing associate Pippa Williamson and associate Amy Bruce.

• Leicester-based Frontline Recruitment has secured a new one-year sole supplier agreement with manufacturer and distributor of durable medical products Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare. The deal will see Frontline supply all unskilled labour to the Thurmaston-based company in Leicestershire.

New approach needed to retain and recruit mental health nurses

The UK government needs an entirely new approach that prioritises retention as well as recruitment to arrest the alarming decline in mental health nurse numbers.

21 May 2019


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

People 20 May 2019

Use of HMRC’s CEST tool by Met Office and CCS criticised by contracting body

ContractorCalculator has raised further concerns over the accuracy of HM Revenue & Customs’ Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool.

Legislation 14 May 2019

Home care service looks to recruit for 100 roles in Scotland

A newly-launched home health service is calling on social care professionals to apply for one of the 100 live-in care roles on offer across Scotland.

14 May 2019