This week’s appointments include: Astute Technical Recruitment, Made Tech

• Portsmouth-based Astute Technical Recruitment has announced four new appointments to its team. Katelyn Buenfeld joins as an internal recruiter, supporting with the business’ continued growth strategy. Julian Lewis will work with Astute’s Power team as a recruitment partner, focusing on permanent engineering, procurement and construction recruitment. Based in South Africa, experienced energy recruiter Stephanie toe Water has joined as part of the renewable sector’s customer success team. Emily Dennett is Astute’s second recruitment coach, having previously been a recruitment team lead within the public sector.

Made Tech, the public sector technology delivery expert, has appointed Wayne Searle to the newly-created role of chief people officer. Before joining Made Tech, Searle led a human resources team across EMEA and globally for mergers & acquisitions at Vertiv, a source of critical support equipment and services for commercial IT infrastructure power and cooling solutions. This involved leading a multifunctional team in 32 countries with a focus on commercial and engineering capability.

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UK agency Resource Finder says its in-person recruiting trips abroad to bring on board medical staff for NHS trusts is resulting in “a better outcome for all parties”.

30 November 2023

Leicestershire care provider given slavery order from GLAA

The owner of a Leicestershire-based home care service provider has been handed a Slavery and Trafficking Risk Order (STRO).

Legislation 29 November 2023

Most agencies fail to align with government’s cyber recommendations

A significant proportion of recruitment firms do not align with the government’s minimum level of cyber security standards.

22 November 2023

Back to Work Plan aims to help people get off benefits, stay healthy and into work

The government has announced a new Back to Work Plan to help up to 1.1m people with long-term health conditions, disabilities or long-term unemployment to look for and stay in work.

Legislation 17 November 2023