This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Berwick Partners, Energi People, Irwin Mitchell, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Service Care Solutions, Yolk Recruitment, Zempleo

• Executive search partner Stephanie Nestaval joins nationwide recruiter Acorn in Exeter as a specialist headhunter in executive search, direct search and interim projects. Nestaval transferred from Acorn’s parent company Synergie’s office in Prague, Czech Republic.

• Executive search and recruitment firm Berwick Partners has appointed Caroline Hunt and Katy Wallace senior consultants for its newly-launched life sciences practice dedicated to recruiting senior executives into pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices and service provider companies, nationally and internationally.

Energi People, the technical and engineering recruitment specialist, has promoted James Mowat to associate director from team manager of its international and building services M&E (mechanical and engineering) team.

Clive Smit has joined Korn Ferry as senior client partner, based in the global executive search firm’s London office.

Susana Berlevy joins law firm Irwin Mitchell as chief people officer. Berlevy, who also joins Irwin Mitchell’s executive board as part of the appointment, comes to Irwin Mitchell from Cynergy Bank where she was responsible for its people strategy and led the human resources team.

• International executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has appointed Ian Robertson as a client partner within its South-East Asia industrial practice group.

Victoria Sturzaker and Sam Dix have been promoted from recruitment consultants to senior recruitment consultants at multi-sector recruiter Service Care Solutions.

• Cardiff-based Yolk Recruitment has appointed Daniel Mason as principal consultant in its legal division.

• US human capital management company Zempleo welcomes Steve Mann as executive vice president of business solutions.


This week’s launches include:, Birchrose Associates, Candidate.ID, NES Global Talent, The Best Connection, Thornhills, Totaljobs Group, TS Grale, WeMa Care

New to Market 5 November 2019

Employer confidence plummets amid Brexit uncertainty

Employer confidence in the UK economy has dropped to its joint-lowest level since mid-2016, according to the latest JobsOutlook report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). 

30 October 2019

New care centre to create 100+ jobs in North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire’s care sector is being boosted to the tune of 130 new jobs.

25 October 2019


This week’s contracts and deals include: Abodoo, Apps IT, Back2businessship, Coople, Friisberg & Partners International, Hortor, Hudson Freelance, Odgers Interim, Sirenum

Contracts 21 October 2019