This week’s appointments include: CIPHR, FCSA, Pedersen & Partners, Rota, Supertemps, Talent International, Vargo Recruitment, Working Links, Xpertise Recruitment

• HR and recruitment software provider CIPHR has appointed Claire Williams as head of people. Williams’ remit is to oversee the further development of CIPHR’s HR function into a strategic force in the business, with a specific focus on organisational culture, talent management, and learning & development.

• Trade body the Freelancer & Contractor Services Association (FCSA) has appointed Chris James as its new chairperson. James is head of accounting operations at JSA Group.

• International executive search firm Pedersen & Partners welcomes Michael Getchell as a client partner for the US and co-head of Latin America, based in San Francisco.

Stephen Segel joins hospitality and events staffing app Rota as CEO. Segel has led the financial operations in a number of recruitment organisations, including technology specialists NP Group, engineering and energy company Spencer Ogden and Aston Carter.

• North Wales-based recruiter Supertemps welcomes construction business manager Vikki Lycett and trainee consultant Rebecca Tyner to its construction division. Supertemps launched the division at the turn of the year.

• Australian recruiter Talent International has appointed James Davies as sales director for the UK. His appointment is part of Talent’s plans to grow its business in the North-West, with expansion in its Manchester-based team in particular.

• Cardiff-based Vargo Recruitment has appointed Tom Miller as its new associate director. As associate director, Miller will predominantly focus on executive and C-suite appointments, as well as other leadership and management positions, across its core operational areas of Finance, Systems, Analysis and Projects.

• Skills specialist Working Links has appointed Emma Barrett-Peel, a former apprentice herself, to a newly-created position of head of apprenticeships to spearhead its work across the country.

• Technology staffing specialist Xpertise Recruitment welcomes Leo Humphreys as associate director at its main London office in the City.


This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Europa Worldwide Group, The AA

People 20 May 2019

FINANCIALS: Staffline claims Brexit is affecting temp to perm transfers

Recruitment and training group Staffline claims Brexit uncertainty is affecting demand for temporary workers.

Financials 17 May 2019

Lotus expands and creates new roles in the UK

Supercar manufacturer Lotus is creating 200 new roles in Norfolk and Warwickshire.

15 May 2019


This week’s contracts and deals include: Ceridian, Challenge TRG Group, Christian Aid, Hayward Hawk, Kingdom Services Group, Phoenix Training Services, Recruitment Entrepreneur, Xpress Solutions

Contracts 14 May 2019