This week's contracts and deals include: Catch Resource Management, Henlow, nGAGE, Northern Power Hive

• The directors of Catch Resource Management have acquired the enterprise resource planning (ERP) staffing specialist in a management buy-out from previous owner Andy Smith. In a statement, released yesterday, the firm also announced plans to launch a dedicated Microsoft Dynamics customer relationships management desk to complement its current Dynamics 365 offering.

• Privately owned specialist recruitment firm nGAGE has acquired Henlow Recruitment Group, a QuantTech recruitment business operating in the UK, Europe, the US and the Middle East. Henlow was set up in 2013 by joint CEOs Matthew and Andrew Clarke.

nGAGE Group CEO Tim Cook, chief financial officer Andrew Burchall and chief operating officer Adam Herron managed the transaction for nGAGE. Due diligence was carried out by RSM Corporate Finance and Grant Thornton’s CDD (commercial due diligence) team.

Legal advice was provided to nGAGE by Shoosmiths. Mishcon de Reya and Deloitte Corporate Finance acted for Henlow. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Recruiter can confirm Henlow’s joint CEOs will remain with the business following the acquisition.

Northern Power Hive, a network for recruitment industry leaders, has appointed commercial law firm HRC Laws as its official legal partner.

iO Associates opens Tampa, Florida office

Tech, digital and engineering staffing specialists iO Associates has opened a new office in Tampa, Florida, headed up by Mark Lloyd (pictured).

New to Market 4 August 2020


This week’s appointments include: Rayner Personnel, Ryalto Group

People 4 August 2020

IT makes up nearly a third of UK vacancies as volumes fall by 46.1%

Further evidence of the devastating impact of coronavirus on hiring activity is revealed as research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) shows that vacancies in the UK were down 46.1% year on year in June.

29 July 2020


This week’s new contracts & deals include: PeopleStrong

Contracts 28 July 2020