This week’s appointments include: Encore Personnel, Finlay James, Lilium, Samual Knight International

• National recruitment agency Encore Personnel has appointed Sarah Beynon divisional manager in its Encore Contact Services division in Coventry. Beynon joins Encore with more than six years’ experience in commercial office recruitment.

• Global technology recruitment firm Finlay James has appointed Andrew MacAskill as chief commercial officer.

Lilium, a Munich-based start-up developing an on-demand air taxi service, has appointed Anja Maassen Van Den Brink as chief people officer.

• Global recruitment and project manpower specialist in the energy and rail sectors Samuel Knight International has appointed Owen Powys as director of renewable and clean energy.

• Community leader and activist Karl Lokko, a former gang leader, has been appointed as global ambassador of Talent RISE, a not-for-profit foundation that offers education, training, work readiness and job placement programmes to young people experiencing barriers to employment.

• Executive recruiter TS Grale welcomes Sean Rowlands as head of construction and Dan Thompson as recruitment consultant.

Airswift welcomes ‘positive’ fair employment licence changes in Singapore

New licence conditions being introduced for employment agencies in Singapore to promote fair hiring “are a positive change”, according to Airswift’s president for Asia.

Legislation 30 June 2020


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Techconsult UK

Contracts 9 June 2020

Surya Recruitment launches to tackle climate change

Surya Recruitment has been launched in Bristol to support the renewable energy sector.

New to Market 4 June 2020

Pertemps Managed Solutions wins extension to Thames Water contract

Pertemps Managed Solutions has won a continuation of its contract to deliver recruitment process outsourcing and managed service provider services across all of Thames Water’s locations.

Contracts 28 May 2020