This week's appointments include: Adecco Group, Association of Recruitment Consultancies, CIPHR, Europcar Mobility, Heidrick & Struggles, Oyster Partnership, University of Glasgow’s HR Committee

• Global recruiter Adecco Group has appointed Teppo Paavola to the newly-created role of chief digital officer. Based in Adecco Group’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Paavola will be responsible for overseeing its portfolio of growing digital businesses that include Adia, Vettery and YOSS.

• The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) has appointed Patricia Finn, global head of legal, compliance and cash management at international recruitment firm Morgan McKinley, to the trade association’s committee.  

Finn is a qualified accountant with international experience across several sectors including practice, construction and recruitment. She has worked in London, Perth and Sydney and is now based in Cork, Ireland.

Andrew Carwadine has been appointed chief executive at HR solutions provider CIPHR, effective from 7 January. CIPHR’s current chief executive, Chris Berry, will remain with the company as deputy chair.

Europcar Mobility has appointed Matthew Rodgers as UK HR director. Rodgers, who joined as a graduate trainee in 1996, before working his way up the ranks, takes over from former HR director Sally Gregory, who retired at the end of October.

• Global executive search company Heidrick & Struggles has made four appointments – two at partner level and two as principals.

Cheryl Stokes and Ian Tomlinson-Roe join as partners in the Atlanta, US, and London offices respectively, while Marina Ivanoff and Jane Schroeder become principals in the Singapore and London offices respectively.

Oyster Partnership has promoted Jaspreet Bhogal to associate director. She has been with the firm for seven years as a recruitment consultant, having previously worked in the industry for two years.

The company says it plans to increase headcount and start new divisions in 2019.

Shan Saba, a director at Scotland-based recruitment agency Brightwork, has been appointed a member of University of Glasgow’s Human Resources Committee. The post, which is unpaid, is for a period of four years.

Among the committee’s responsibilities are corporate governance and insight of the university’s people initiatives and policies, and promoting recruitment best practice.

Workers supply nearing breaking point as numbers in work reach record high

While the number of people in work in the UK reaches record highs, employment experts warn the supply of workers risks reaching breaking point.

22 January 2019


This week’s launches include: Consult Inhouse, Fledglink, Frank Recruitment, Guardian Jobs, Procurement PeopleCloud, Recruit Right, Totaljobs

New to Market 7 January 2019

Plans for new Co-op food stores to create 1,500 jobs

The Co-op has announced plans to open 100 new food stores during 2019 in a move that could create 1,500 new local jobs.

4 January 2019


This week’s contracts and deals include: Key Capital Partners, Siamo Group

Contracts 3 January 2019