Major Players acquires Gemini People

Creative, digital and tech recruiters Major Players has acquired creative, digital and PR recruiter Gemini People for an undisclosed sum.

A statement announcing the sale was released today: “In an ever-changing market where people are at the forefront of every business, we recognise that merging our diverse portfolios of talent is an exciting opportunity for our clients and a way to continue to bring the best people to both brands and agencies.”

Clients of both businesses will continue to work with the same contacts as before, and Gemini People will continue to operate as it does now, the statement went on.

Joanne Lucy is Major Players’ managing director, having joined the company as a manager in 2013. She previously worked for Gemini People as a senior consultant from 2012-13. Francesca Hernandez helms Gemini People as MD. 

Serial recruitment entrepreneur James Caan founded Gemini People. He said: “We are delighted with the transaction with Major Players… We are looking forward to watching Major Players and Gemini People grow unitedly in this ever-changing market and going from strength to strength together.”

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Caterer.com, Primary Care Recruitment, Social Republic, Strallen

Contracts 30 March 2020

FINANCIALS: Adecco delivers solid results against worsening backdrop

International staffing giant Adecco delivered a solid set of results in 2019.

Financials 18 March 2020

Bringing recruitment in-house

Colin Cottell reports from the In-House Recruitment Expo at London’s Olympia in February

12 March 2020

Chancellor sees past coronavirus and vows to get Britain building

A massive programme of government investment in infrastructure aimed at fulfilling Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election promise to level up the country was the main feature of newly appointed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget.

Legislation 11 March 2020
Top