This week’s new contracts & deals include: Oleeo, Randstad, Sirona Medical, Workday

• Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has partnered with talent acquisition technology firm Oleeo to enhance its recruitment processes, aiming to improve experiences for both managers and candidates. With 14,000 employees across various healthcare facilities, the trust plans to implement Oleeo’s recruitment, applicant management and reporting software in May. This collaboration seeks to streamline recruitment, catering to a diverse pool of potential applicants through personalised job adverts and enhanced candidate information.

• Healthcare recruitment agency Sirona Medical has secured a £1.5m invoice discounting facility from asset-based lending (ABL) specialists Cynergy Business Finance (CBF). Following an uplift in new business in the last few years, Sirona Medical said it wanted to further expand its operations and required a re-financing facility to fund the next stage of its growth journey. Headquartered in Sawbridgeworth, Essex, Sirona Medical was founded in 2015 by Ray and Natasha Sullivan. The business works with healthcare organisations across the public and private sector to support their staffing needs for a range of roles including nurses, doctors, support workers, social workers and more. Mark Burrell joined Sirona Medical as managing director in 2016 bringing an extensive background in medical recruitment.

Workday, a provider of workforce and financial management solutions, has extended its partnership with talent company Randstad. Randstad will implement Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) across its 39 markets, leveraging AI to streamline HR and finance processes. This collaboration aims to enhance access to talent management tools, aiding clients in navigating the complex talent market. The partnership also includes certification of Randstad’s managed service provider (MSP) business as a Platinum Workday MSP partner, with further collaboration expected to tackle broader HR implementation challenges.

FINANCIALS: ‘Stable’ first quarter for Adecco

Adecco has reported “stable” first-quarter revenues of €5.7m (£4.9m) today [7 May 2024], while experiencing a net negative effect of currency conversion and working days with a net negative impact.

Financials 7 May 2024

Hingston appointed associate director at NRG to launch HR consultancy service

Recruitment specialist NRG is delighted to announce the return of Catherine Hingston (pictured) as associate director.

People 7 May 2024

MSP firm Abacus Group welcomes D’Ambrosi on board as new CEO

Abacus Group, a managed services provider to alternative investment firms, has appointed Anthony J D’Ambrosi as its new CEO.

People 11 April 2024

Aliter Capital appoints Antunes to grow technology and resourcing arm

Aliter Capital, a specialist buy and build investor focused on SME support services businesses, has appointed John Antunes as group CEO for its technology transformation and resourcing investment.

People 11 April 2024