This week’s new contracts & deals include: Acorn Rail, Wagestream

• Acorn Rail, a division of recruiter Acorn, has become the first Welsh SME in 2020 to receive a trackside principal contractors licence from Network Rail. Acorn Rail will discharge principal contractor duties during construction work carried out on behalf of Network Rail, and also permits Acorn to tender for all maintenance, labour or contract work issued by the national body.

• Fuller’s, the premium pubs and hotels business, has teamed up with Wagestream to give team members the ability to draw up to 30% of their earned wages in advance. The service will be available to all 5,000 team members in over 200 Fuller’s managed pubs and hotels and those working in the company’s supporting functions.

Amazon pulls controversial job ads for ‘intelligence’ analysts

Two job adverts for analysts, whose duties would include monitoring social media and other sources for organised labour activities, have been abruptly pulled by retail giant Amazon after creating controversy on both sides of the Atlantic.

3 September 2020

People 1st International partners with charity to help travel industry

Skills expert People 1st International is helping people in the travel industry to transfer to other sectors.

12 August 2020

Berry Recruitment expands into Wellingborough

Multi-sector recruiter Berry Recruitment has expanded into Wellingborough, Northants, in a strategic move to widen its East Midlands catchment area, the company has announced.

New to Market 11 August 2020

North-West recruiter enjoys summer boom in temp placements

A Birkenhead-headquartered recruitment business reports it is enjoying significant success in placing more temporary workers this summer in driving, logistics, distribution and warehousing jobs than at the same time in previous years.

4 August 2020