This week’s appointments include: AGY47, Eames Consulting Group, Graham Matthews, MM Search, Silverbean

• Newcastle marketing agencies Silverbean and AGY47 have appointed Rebecca McDonald as their new head of people and development. McDonald will ensure there is an increased emphasis on employee growth, development and learning, feeding into the agencies’ focus on a culture that significantly benefits both its clients and its employees. Her previous roles include setting up people processes and function at a shopper marketing agency, and HR roles at Sage and Balfour Beatty.

Eames Consulting Group has promoted Elmer Tan to associate director in its Singapore office. Tan joined the Eames technology team three years ago as a consultant.

• Boutique recruitment consultancy Graham Matthews has appointed Ali Raza as managing director as it looks to diversity its offering. Part of James Caan CBE’s Recruitment Entrepreneur portfolio, Graham Matthews has previously recruited exclusively in the healthcare IT & systems space; with Raza’s appointment the recruiter has now added a dedicated technology recruitment practice.

• Glasgow-based executive search firm MM Search has expanded its team with the appointment of Jonny Waugh as associate partner and Rory Cleat as business delivery executive.


This week’s appointments include: Candidate.ID, IEG, Realm Recruit, Red Ventures, SR Group

People 6 April 2021

HMRC-commissioned report says most recruiters unaffected by upcoming IR35 reforms

A new report commissioned by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs says that most recruitment agencies have experienced “no impact” as a direct result of the upcoming implementation of the IR35 reforms for the private sector on 6 April.

Legislation 25 March 2021


This week’s appointments include: APSCo Deutschland, Beaumont Bailey, Investigo, Odgers Berndtson, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group

People 15 March 2021

Marketing group IPG selects Worksome to manage freelance talent

Online recruitment and freelance platform Worksome has been selected by the Interpublic Group (IPG) to manage its freelance requirement from the Worksome platform.

Contracts 8 January 2021