This week’s contracts and deals include: Appcast, DMA, First Advantage, John Wiley & Sons, LinkedIn Talent Hub, mthree, Randstad, The Network

Appcast, a technology provider for programmatic job advertising, has been selected by online recruitment firm The Network as its exclusive US partner.

• Warwickshire-based recruitment firm DMA and specialist strategic outsourcer GR8 have signed an agreement to help the Birmingham construction and facilities specialist recruit new talent. DMA already serves major clients in the facilities management sector such as Veolia, PHS Group and Wolsley.

• Background check and drug screening solutions provider First Advantage has agreed a partnership with LinkedIn Talent Hub, an applicant tracking system (ATS) that allows users to source, manage and hire talent within a single platform. The partnership sees First Advantage streamline, expedite, and augment screening and monitoring solutions for LinkedIn Talent Hub customers.

• UK private equity firm ECI has sold education services provider mthree to US-listed research and education publishing group John Wiley & Sons for £100m. mthree sources and trains tech students, and then places them at financial institutions and technology companies. Under the terms of the agreement, mthree shareholders received roughly $129m (£98m) in cash at 1 January closing.

• Recruitment giant Randstad has signed up to Aimie – AI by Sidetrade, an AI-powered platform aimed at helping firms improve working capital and relations with business customers.

FINANCIALS: Heidrick & Struggles posts record Q1 revenue

Heidrick & Struggles, a global provider of executive search and leadership advisory services, has posted record net revenue, reflecting a “strong rebound from the global downturn”.

Financials 27 April 2021


This week’s new contracts & deals include: BPS World, Copello Global, MM Search, Zest Education

Contracts 27 April 2021


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Avail Technologies, cinch, NSL, Qonnectd, Springpod, Talent Pod, The Curve Group

Contracts 19 April 2021

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters reports ‘positive momentum’ for business

Global recruiter Robert Walters reports “profit ahead of expectations” for the first quarter ended 31 March 2021, according to its financial results released today.

Financials 14 April 2021