This week’s appointments include: Douglas Scott, ePayMe, Escape Recruitment Services, Hamlyn Williams, Nigel Wright Group, TeamJobs, VMAGROUP

• Legal recruiter Douglas Scott welcomes back former employee Lisa Spink, who returns as a managing consultant to head up its in-house contract desk. In her previous role at Douglas Scott, Spink established the private practice locum desk. She now returns with the remit of continuing to build up an in-house contract and compliance desk for clients.

• Outsourced payroll services provider ePayMe welcomes Laura Walsh as general manager.

• Scotland-based recruiter Escape Recruitment Services has appointed Dan Stewart to its board of directors, while Lauren Daly, a specialist supply chain recruiter at Escape, has been promoted to senior consultant.

Iain O’Dair and Kevin Taylor join multi-sector recruiter Hamlyn Williams as chief operating officer and finance director respectively.

• Consumer sector staffing specialist Nigel Wright Group welcomes Emma Bullock-Lynch and Hasaan Asghar as recruitment consultants in its Newcastle and Teesside offices respectively.

• Dorset-based recruiter TeamJobs welcomes technical and contracts partner Steve Gray, and recruitment consultants Fallon Petford and Becca Milliner to its commercial division.

Crystle Pearce joins international recruitment and executive search specialist VMAGROUP as a consultant in its internal communications practice.

Technology key in communicating with global talent team members

Modern technology is “absolutely critical” in communicating with team members who are spread around the world.

People 18 April 2019

EU rules provide for greater protection for gig workers

The European Parliament has approved new EU rules aimed at providing greater protections for gig economy workers.

Legislation 17 April 2019

Multinationals fail to keep up with talent acquisition, says Candee

Multinationals have not always kept up with the pace at which talent acquisition as a function has changed and developed, according to the global head of talent acquisition and employer brand at Mondelēz International.

People 16 April 2019

Record levels of employment give employers and recruiters new challenges

Unemployment continued to fall, while the number of people in work remained at record levels in the quarter to February, according to official figures.

16 April 2019