This week’s launches include: Acis, Boyden, Woodrow Mercer

• Social housing provider Acis has launched a new project providing tailored support to people living in their homes to progress their careers.

The service sees a dedicated employability professional work with individuals for up to 30 weeks to help them tackle potential barriers to working, such as lack of skills, health issues or previous convictions.

And once a person has secured a new role, Acis also provides a further six weeks of in-work support to ensure both the employer and new recruit are happy in a bid to ensure the job remains sustainable.

• Global executive search, talent advisory and leadership consulting firm Boyden is opening a new office in Miami, expanding its presence in the US, Central America and the Caribbean.

Eduardo Rabassa, previously managing partner of Amrop Miami, will lead the new team, while Carla Palazio, Annie Rothe and Paco Robles join as partners, along with Bo Hanuschik as principal.

• Finance specialist recruiter Woodrow Mercer has opened an office in Nottingham, East Midlands.

All mod jobs as house building factory opens in Cheshire

Up to 250 new jobs are in the pipeline following the opening of a new factory in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

18 March 2019

Calco staff trial canine Cockerpoo consultant

A Croydon-based recruiter is deliberating over whether to make a junior canine consultant permanent following a successful trial day.

Lighter Side 15 March 2019

Recruiters frustrated by yet more Brexit uncertainty

Recruiters have been left reeling by the uncertainty following last night’s events in Parliament, which saw MPs reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a second time.

13 March 2019

Start-up of the Month: Greywolf Recruitment

Nick Skipworth has joined white-collar staffing specialist polkadotfrog as operations director and head of its new sister company, blue-collar recruitment business Greywolf Recruitment.

New to Market 11 March 2019