This week’s appointments include:, Recruitment Entrepreneur, Thomas International, WittKieffer, an HR tech provider of automated CV-formatting solutions for recruiters and corporates, is enlarging its team to drive global business growth. In addition to appointing Kevin Green, former CEO of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation and former HR director of the Royal Mail, to its Advisory Board, has hired Ross O’Connor, an experience business leader across the global AdTech and SaaS space, as global sales director.

Recruitment Entrepreneur has hired two new investment directors. Alex Niarchos and Mike Ryall join the investor in recruitment businesses with the aim of driving new investments to join its growing portfolio of recruiters.

• Global talent assessment platform provider Thomas International has appointed Sabby Gill as new CEO from 1 October. Gill joins Thomas from Sage, an integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems company, where he was executive vice president and general manager for UK & Ireland.

Gill will take over from Guy Ballantine, who has been interim CEO since December 2019, and who will remain with the company as chief operating officer, a position he has held since joining Thomas in 2018.

• Global executive search firm WittKieffer has promoted Natalie Derry to managing partner and practice leader, education, for its WittKieffer International operations. Based in London and Edinburgh, Derry has been with WittKieffer International since 2015. In her expanded role, she will oversee operations in academia in the UK, mainland Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa region.

Cadbury’s call to exclude umbrellas could ‘shut down’ industry

An MP has called for changes to the Finance Bill which would, if approved, effectively shut down the UK umbrella industry.

Legislation 14 April 2021

SSGC launches WLTS to deliver ex-service personnel to businesses

Specialist security guard provider SSGC has launched a new initiative to deliver temporary labour and recruitment services to businesses.

New to Market 13 April 2021


This week’s new launches include: Capital Outsourcing Group (Food), Cielo TalentCloud, Lorien, Thrive Education,

New to Market 6 April 2021

HMRC report finds most education institutions aren’t prepared for IR35 reforms

More than three-quarters of education sites do not feel prepared for the off-payroll reforms taking effect on 6 April.

Legislation 31 March 2021