Life of VIQU director Barnshaw to be celebrated in 20 August memorial

A celebration of the life of Edward Barnshaw (pictured left), co-director and owner of VIQU Recruitment, who died on 1 August as the result of an accident, is due on 20 August.

Described by Matt Collingwood (above right with Barnshaw), VIQU managing director and founder, as his business partner and “a brother”, Barnshaw had encouraged Collingwood to launch VIQU six years ago, and then stayed close to the IT recruitment firm and its employees. “He was a massive giver,” Collingwood told Recruiter.

Barnshaw’s LinkedIn profile theme was ‘Loving saving businesses time and money, and more importantly creating careers’.

He lived in Birmingham and was the director of other companies across the hair salon supplies and property management industries.

Barnshaw is survived by his fiancée Hannah, his parents Patricia and Russell, and brothers Rob and Craig. 

An announcement will be made soon about memorial contributions.

• Comment below on this story. Or let us know what you think by emailing us at [email protected] or tweet us to tell us your thoughts or share this story with a friend.

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters sees 25% profit fall

Global recruiter Robert Walters experienced a 25% drop in group net fee income for the fourth quarter of 2020 year-on-year, according to the company’s trading update.

Financials 12 January 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 JANUARY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Focus Management Consultants, Four Recruitment, Harvey Nash Group, Pedersen & Partners, Remote, Timewise

People 12 January 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 JANUARY 2021

This week’s new launches include: Storm2

New to Market 11 January 2021

Sanderson acquires four Nakama Group firms

Sanderson Solutions Group has acquired UK recruitment company Highams, along with three further trading divisions of the Nakama Group.

Contracts 5 January 2021
Top