This week’s appointments include: CV-Library, Keystream, Rayner Personnel, Sheffield Haworth

• UK job board CV-Library has appointed Barry Sacks as global chief technology officer, from 1 June. Sacks brings 25 years of experience leading a variety of start-up, SME and blue-chip organisations, having worked throughout the UK, Europe, Australia and the US.

Keystream, a healthcare, government and charity IT recruitment consultancy, has strengthened its management team and diversified into new markets.

Natalie Drew heads up a new life sciences desk and Richard Roberts-Jones is launching a health-tech/fit-tech offer. Georgia Nield will be working on new business development across Keystream to open up new accounts, allowing teams to focus on delivery.

• Property recruitment agency Rayner Personnel has appointed Russell Jervis managing director – estate agency division. Most recently MD at independent estate agency Spicerhaart, Jervis will be responsible for attracting individual recruitment agencies to partner with Rayner as licensees to leverage the brand.

Jervis also runs a consultancy that will sit alongside his new role and allow him to advise individuals on the most appropriate type of role for them.

• Executive search and talent consulting firm Sheffield Haworth welcomes Sam Wallace as managing director to the consulting, technology & services practice. Based in Los Angeles in the US, Wallace will be responsible for leading and growing the practice across the Americas.

Recruitment industry criticises NI increases for social care reforms

The announcement yesterday [7 September] of National Insurance (NI) and dividend tax increases to cover NHS and social care reforms has been roundly criticised by representatives of the recruitment sector and umbrella workers.

Legislation 8 September 2021


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Beeken Reeves, Caval, Compono, ettain, GKR London, Greenbean, idibu, ManpowerGroup

Contracts 6 September 2021

FINANCIALS: Empresaria’s profits up, but revenue declines

Global and multi-sector recruitment group Empresaria has announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021.

Financials 12 August 2021

HMRC slaps tax fine on Home Office for wrong IR35 assessments

HM Revenue & Customs has been busy dishing out penalties for unpaid tax due to wrong off-payroll workers’ status.

Legislation 30 July 2021