Contracts

HBM Learning secures loan from Rosebud Finance to blossom

Lytham-based specialist recruitment agency and training provider HBM Learning has secured a £15k loan from Lancashire County Council’s Rosebud Finance.

Public sector, Education 21 May 2024

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 20-24 MAY 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: hireful, Hiring Hub

IT/Telecoms, HR 21 May 2024

Reed acquires Code Nation to improve tech talent solution

Reed Global has acquired Code Nation, a fast-growing independent digital and technical training provider.

Bluestones Group announces multi-brand acquisition

Bluestones Investment Group has announced a multi-brand acquisition deal for the PACE Investments Group’s recruitment businesses.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 MAY 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Apsa, Jobmatch Sweden, Kelly, Mach Recruitment

Socially Recruited buys TJS Education to help schools hire better

Socially Recruited, the AI-powered recruitment platform, has acquired the education recruitment consultancy TJS Education.

Public sector, Education 7 May 2024

Horton International welcomes Drake Darcy to group

Global executive search and management consultancy firm Horton International has welcomed Drake Darcy to the group.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 APRIL 2024

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

Blair’s Multiverse acquires AI talent software firm Searchlight

Workplace training company Multiverse has bought AI talent intelligence and skills assessment platform Searchlight for an undisclosed sum.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 1-5 APRIL 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Hays, Meridian Business Support, Northern Employment Services

WhiteCrow acquires Armstrong Craven to create new player in talent solutions sector

WhiteCrow Research has acquired fellow talent research provider Armstrong Craven.

Sparta and NatWest seek underrepresented talent for emerging OBM community

Sparta Global, a UK B-Corp hire, train, deploy (HTD) company, is partnering with NatWest to secure technology talent from diverse backgrounds. 

Recruitment platforms urged to join new anti-scam certification scheme

Job boards and recruitment platforms are urged to join a new certification scheme as reports of job-related scams quadruple.

26 March 2024

Microsoft teams up with SThree to improve operations

SThree, the leading STEM-specialist staffing group, has announced a collaboration with Microsoft that is intended to power its industry-leading Technology Improvement Programme.

HeadFirst and Impellam groups join forces

HeadFirst Group and Impellam Group have joined forces to become one of the world’s leading STEM talent and managed service providers.

Manchester opening for Fruition IT heralds start of growth phase

Following a significant investment in November 2023, Leeds-based recruitment company Fruition IT and sister company Fruition Consulting have opened a new office.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 22 March 2024

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 18-22 MARCH 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Deel, PaySpace, Zavvy

IT/Telecoms, HR 18 March 2024

NHS partnership collaborates with specialist recruiter to reduce locum GPs

A new partnership aims to bring 1,000 senior doctors for the NHS to help the shortfall across the UK.

Hernshead Group adds Skiez Recruitment to growing portfolio

The Hernshead Group, jointly owned by entrepreneur Lord Sugar and recruiter Tom Johnson, has added another recruitment business to its portfolio.

Spectre Recruitment joins the Kingdom Group

Kingdom Services Group has successfully acquired Spectre Recruitment Group.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 MARCH 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Salt, The City Recruiter, Zelo Digital

Sales, Social care 4 March 2024

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26 FEBRUARY-1 MARCH 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Ford and Stanley, XPO

City of York Trading acquires recruiter Williams + Anthony

City of York Trading (CYT) has acquired Williams + Anthony, a York-based boutique recruitment agency that specialises in pre-construction appointments, including engineers and surveying.

IPE Ventures acquires UK businesses of Staffing 360 Solutions

Boutique private equity firm IPE Ventures has acquired all businesses within the UK arm of Staffing 360 Solutions.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Berry Recruitment, idibu, Mercury, The City Recruiter

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