This week’s contracts and deals include:, Elements Talent Solutions, Hanover Search Group, Impellam Group, Morson International, Talent ID, a start-up that helps companies find and hire premium freelance marketing specialists, has raised $1.1m (£850k) from Frontline Ventures and a group of angel investors including Breon Corcoran (former CEO, Paddy Power Betfair), Paddy Cosgrave (CEO, Web Summit), Anne Heraty (CEO, CPL Resources) and Oisin Hanrahan (CEO,

• Technology staffing specialist Elements Talent Solutions has received a £3.45m investment from investment company BGF to accelerate its growth across Europe, the US and the APAC region.

Elements revealed the investment from BGF will fund new offices in US and Europe, and double the firm’s headcount over the next 12 months.

• Executive search organisation Hanover Search Group has taken a 50% share in leadership and talent consultancy Talent ID. Founded in 2014 by Richard Waddell, Talent ID helps leaders, teams and organisations increase performance through its assessment and development programmes alongside its talent management expertise.

Advising Hanover Search Group in the share purchase was Carl Swansbury and Alex Simpson from RG Corporate Finance, with legal advice from Claire Willcock and Adam Rayner from Muckle LLP. Talent ID was advised by David Hughes of Canopy Law.

Impellam Group has confirmed the launch of Guidant Global following the merger of group companies its US-based Bartech and UK-headquartered Guidant Group businesses. The move was announced last week in a trading update.

• Technical recruiter Morson International has been reappointed by Manchester Airports Group (MAG) recruit all interim staff across its three UK airports: Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands.

The three-year contract, with an option to extend for a further two, builds on Morson’s ongoing relationship with the airport group, which saw it fill more than 750 interim vacancies during the last four years, spanning engineering (construction), HR, procurement, digital, finance, IT and more.

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 launches include: BeatMySalary, Brightwork, Friisberg & Partners International, hackajob, LinkedIn, Odgers Interim, SPE Resourcing, Xpertise Recruitment

New to Market 13 May 2019

Recruiters find temp billings on the rise says Report on Jobs

Recruiters are seeing a rise in temp billings, despite uncertainty around Brexit, according to the latest KPMG/Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’.

9 May 2019