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

• Private equity firm Key Capital Partners (KCP) has sold its stake in recruitment and training firm Siamo Group to the management team in a deal backed by Clydesdale Bank. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Siamo provides temporary and permanent recruitment services combined with integrated apprenticeship accredited training, HR, payroll and IT services. Headquartered in Birmingham, it operates from 50 locations across the UK in sectors including retail logistics, e-commerce fulfilments and manufacturing.

KCP backed Siamo managing director Tony Bucciero in a management buy-out of Siamo in 2007.

Advisers on the deal include Ward Hadaway and Dains (legal and financial advisers for Siamo), and Freeth, Cartright and Orbis (legal advisers and financial due diligence for Clydesdale Bank).

Peppa Pig World is on a recruitment drive

If the kids have indoctrinated you to fall in love with the cuddly pink Peppa Pig, then we could have the perfect job for you.

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Escape to Florida and become a game master!

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PepsiCo launches global student campaign for graduate programme

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Travelodge offers flexi jobs to appeal to parents

Travelodge has launched a new recruitment programme aimed at helping mums and dads into work.

14 January 2019