This week’s appointments include: Astute Technical Recruitment, Berry Recruitment, Daniel Owen, Nicholas Associates Group, Sapphire

Astute Technical Recruitment has appointed Shaniece Gathii as a talent specialist. Gathii will recruit in the renewable energy sector and focus on hiring contract managers, mechanical and civil engineers and EC&I technicians.

Berry Recruitment has appointed Chris Cooper as manager at its Birmingham branch. Cooper has 20 years’ experience in the industry and aims to grow the branch that currently has five staff.

• Built environment recruiter Daniel Owen has appointed Sarah-Jane Bradish to its board of directors as national sales director. Bradish has more than 20 years’ experience in the recruitment industry and will play an integral part in the firm’s growth plans.

Nicholas Associates Group has appointed Daniel Ryan as an IT service delivery manager. Based at the company head offices in Sheffield, Ryan has over 18 years’ experience and previously worked in the legal sector, managing global second line IT teams based in the UK, the US and APAC regions. In his new role, Ryan will cover a large range of responsibilities to ensure the efficient delivery of IT services to all divisions and branches within the group. He will also assist with aligning the strategic goals of Nicholas Associates Group with the IT function.

Sapphire, a leading service provider for umbrella, CIS, limited companies and accountancy firms for SMEs, has appointed Kris Simpson to lead its new international payroll solutions division. The new division has been specifically tailored for UK-based recruitment agencies. This expansion enables recruitment agencies to manage payroll for their international contractors and help streamline their global operations.

QX Global Group receives £100m growth investment from Long Ridge

QX Global Group, a provider of business process management (BPM) and offshore recruitment services, has received a £100m investment from US-headquartered Long Ridge Equity Partners.

Contracts 11 July 2024

TXM acquisition of Petroplan builds on North American strength

Engineering, healthcare and technology specialist TXM Group has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of energy recruiter Petroplan.

Contracts 8 July 2024

mselect acquires specialist defence, space, security agency FIFE

International workforce solutions specialist mselect has announced the acquisition of FIFE, a UAE-based recruitment agency specialising in the defence, space and security sectors.

Contracts 28 June 2024

Smart Solutions secures invoice facility from Cynergy Business Finance

Cardiff-based recruitment services business Smart Solutions (Recruitment) has secured an £18m aggregated confidential invoice discounting facility from Cynergy Business Finance (CBF).

Contracts 4 June 2024