This week’s appointments include: Colliers International, Frontline Recruitment, Guidant Global, Korn Ferry, NHS Executive Group, Recruit Mint, Red Eagle Recruitment, Retail Executives, Sixty Eight People, Talentry

• Global real estate services and investment management company Colliers International has appointed Lydia Ings as UK HR director.

• Nottingham-based recruiter Frontline Recruitment has promoted David Essam from general manager to operations director.

• Impellam Group company Guidant Global has appointed Doug Edmonds as director, APAC (Asia-Pacific).

• Global executive search firm Korn Ferry welcomes Bernadette Themas a senior client partner and executive search lead for Indonesia.

NHS Improvement and NHS England have appointed Prerana Issar to the role of chief people officer. The new position is part of the NHS Executive Group and, according to a statement, Issar will play a key role in ensuring the NHS in England has enough people with the right skills and experience to deliver the improvements for patients set out in its long-term plan.

• Peterborough-based recruitment agency Recruit Mint has appointed two specialist recruitment consultants – Angelina Sniadkowska and Colette Pearson – within its industrial team.

Robin Eades joins multi-sector recruiter Red Eagle Recruitment as senior specialist in commercial finance.

• Specialist retail executive search and advisory firm Retail Executives has appointed retail analyst Richard Hyman as board adviser. Hyman’s role will include offering strategic advice across the all elements of the Retail Executives business, including executive search, business advisory, board placement and training.

Rachel Williams has joined growing hospitality recruiter Sixty Eight People as talent co-ordinator.

• Recruitment marketing platform Talentry has appointed Yvonne Riedel as vice president of people.

Recruiters back single new body to protect workers’ employment rights

Recruiters have given their backing to government proposals for single labour market enforcement body to improve enforcement of employment rights for workers and businesses.

Legislation 18 July 2019

Consultation on single body to improve workers’ rights

The government has announced a consultation on proposals to create a single labour market enforcement body to improve enforcement of employment rights for workers and businesses.

Legislation 17 July 2019

Full Strength campaign calls for reforms to overseas workers regulations

Recruitment organisations are among a coalition of bodies that have joined together in a campaign aimed at the next prime minister to avoid a skills disaster.

Legislation 17 July 2019

Amazon upskills US workers despite risk of leaving for new careers

Amazon has made a $700m (£563m) investment in upskilling its US workforce and is prepared to risk these workers leaving to progress their careers elsewhere.

17 July 2019