This week’s new contracts & deals include: Alvius, Bobby Financial Services, Cross Country Healthcare, Tech Professionals, ukstartupjobs

Alvius, talent matching recruitment software specialists, has bought Edinburgh-headquartered ukstartupjobs for an undisclosed sum. Its first acquisition, the deal will see Alvius further strengthen its position in the start-up recruitment space as it secures access to a greater pool of relevant clients and candidates. Alvius is behind talent-matching platform TalentPool.

• US Cross Country Healthcare, a provider of workforce solutions for healthcare clients, is collaborating with Airbnb through its Frontline Stays programme to give comfortable, convenient accommodation to healthcare workers and first responders fighting Covid-19. Airbnb’s goal is to help house 100,000 healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders globally, and the company will waive all fees for stays arranged through this initiative.

Cross Country Healthcare will have access to listings made available by Airbnb hosts across the country and the ability to book stays on behalf of its frontline staff using Airbnb For Work’s booking tool.

• Technical recruitment company Tech Professionals has arranged a £600k funding facility from independent SME funder Bibby Financial Services (BFS). Tech Professionals supplies engineers, technicians and other roles, specialising in contract staff for off-shore, sub-sea projects such as windfarm construction, power cable laying and underwater robotics testing. Established in 2016 by Rob Pattenden, Tech Professionals operates globally with a team of five across Europe, China and Indonesia.

Nano Search & Selection expands into the UK market

A Merseyside recruiter that has been operating exclusively in the US energy storage recruitment market is celebrating its first year of business by expanding into the UK market.

New to Market 7 August 2020

ANALYSIS: International contractor recruitment – where’s hot and where’s not?

Covid-19’s impact on the world of international contractor recruitment has certainly been extensive, with travel restrictions causing many projects to be put on hold throughout the last few months.

5 August 2020

Jobs still being created despite recent gloom

Off the back of dismal job news in recent days and weeks, good job news is surfacing in the construction, energy and hospitality sectors with announcements from both government and the private sector.

4 August 2020


This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Arctic Shores, Aryaka, Bedford Consulting Group, Page Outsourcing, TrueBlue

People 28 July 2020