This week’s new launches include: Giig

• Job board Giig, which connects independent recruiters to employers, launches free recruitment software to support SMEs and start-ups during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Giig’s free ATS launched on 18 May in the UK. The app allows employers to organise your recruitment process by storing all their candidates in the same place, then having the ability to manage the interview pipeline.

Umbrella Parasol to protect contractors up to November

Umbrella company Parasol has announced it will absorb the full cost of employer’s National Insurance (NI) and pension contributions for all of its furloughed contractors from August.

2 July 2020

GLAA CEO Rich steps down after 18 months

GLAA CEO Michael Rich has today announced he is stepping down after 18 months in his role.

People 1 July 2020

Bright Network receives £3.5m investment led by Maven Capital

Maven Capital Partners has today announced that it has led a £3.5m investment in technology recruitment platform Bright Network, which connects employers with graduates.

Contracts 1 July 2020

Tempo attracts £5m Adecco investment

Recruitment platform Tempo has secured £5m in a funding round led by Adecco Group.

Contracts 29 June 2020