British recruiters hailed ‘heroes’ for restraining knife man in Sydney

Two British recruiters were among the heroes who helped to restrain a man armed with a knife who stabbed a woman in the street in Sydney, Australia earlier this week.

16 August 2019

Ellingham joins Stanton House to manage Asia Pacific

Ross Ellingham has joined professional services & technology recruitment solutions provider Stanton House as managing director of Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 16 August 2019


This week’s appointments include: BCL Legal, Cielo, Eames Consulting Group, Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Europa Worldwide Group, Harrier Talent Solutions, Head Resourcing, Heidrick & Struggles, Hunter Heywood, Hyperion Executive Search,, Russell Taylor Group, SmashFly Technologies, Stanton House

Kelly’s Corona steps down as president and CEO, Quigley steps up

George Corona (pictured), president and CEO at recruitment giant Kelly Services, is to step down from 30 September 2019 and will be succeeded by Peter Quigley.


This week’s appointments include: BWD, Eames Consulting Group, HRC Recruitment, Macildowie, Optionis Group, Pedersen & Partners, Protocol, SThree

Woman arrested for posting racist Facebook ad

A woman from Port Talbot, who posted on Facebook that her taxi company did not want to employ Pakistani or ‘dark’ drivers, has been cautioned by South Wales police.

31 July 2019


This week’s appointments include: Brabners, Foundation Recruitment, Friisberg & Partners International, Holmes Noble, ISE, Pedersen & Partners


This week’s appointments include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Brightwork, Eames Consulting Group, Morgan Hunt, Odgers Interim, Parasol, Roc Search, Staffline Scotland

Public sector, Engineering 22 July 2019

Alexander Mann Solutions appoints Modley director of talent and D&I

Global talent acquisition and management solutions provider Alexander Mann Solutions has appointed Paul Modley as director of talent acquisition and diversity & inclusion.


This week’s appointments include: Amrop Partnership, Eames Consulting Group, Fawkes & Reece, HRC Recruitment, London Ambulance Service, Odgers Berndtson, PMP Recruitment, Samuel Knight International

Aiding and abetting illegal gangmaster lands two in court

Two men have admitted helping an illegal gangmaster following investigations by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).

12 June 2019


This week’s appointments include: Encore Personnel, Finlay James, Lilium, Samual Knight International

Portillo claims Brexit won’t affect range of workers coming to UK

Brexit is “not going to make much difference to the range of people entering this country to live and work”, says Michael Portillo.

10 June 2019

Modest recruiter Langford receives OBE in Queen’s birthday honours list

A director of Wales-headquartered recruiter Acorn Recruitment has joined the likes of singers Elvis Costello and Feargal Sharkey in being named in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

10 June 2019

Former recruiter and friend pays tribute to missing climber Whewell

The former boss of Rupert Whewell, the executive search specialist named as one of eight climbers feared dead in the Indian Himalayas, has paid tribute to his friend as one of the most articulate people he has ever met.

Executive search 6 June 2019

Vickers to succeed Caswell at Search Group

Richard Vickers is to succeed Grahame Caswell (pictured) as CEO at nationwide recruiter Search Group from September.

4 June 2019

Exec search specialist one of missing climbers in Himalayan mountain tragedy

Rupert Whewell, managing director of executive search firm Bateman Gray, has been named as one of eight climbers feared dead in the Indian Himalayas.

Executive search 4 June 2019


This week’s appointments include: Autoglass, Bullhorn, Carmichael Fisher, Heidrick & Struggles, National Locums, Net Talent, Talent Works International, TrueBlue

Head of Romanian political party jailed in fake job scandal

A high-ranking Romanian politician has been sent to prison for using his status to get party members fake jobs.

Public sector 29 May 2019


This week’s appointments include: GroupM, Penrhyn International, Supertemps, TS Grale

Ex-Apprentice Thakrar expands her tech agency

Ex-Apprentice contestant Trishna Thakrar has been joined by a former colleague at her agency TT Tech Solutions.

IT/Telecoms 23 May 2019

Samuel Knight appoints new chairman as group expands in the US

Samuel Knight International has appointed former SThree global mergers and acquisitions adviser James Barbour-Smith (pictured) as chairman.

Ewart takes the reins of Taranata Group following acquisition of Hanya

Martin Ewart, founder of consulting business Hanya Partners, is taking on the role of CEO at Edinburgh-based Taranata Group.


This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Bullhorn, Europa Worldwide Group, GatenbySanderson, The AA, Xpertise Recruitment

Apprentice separates itself from other reality TV shows, says winner Martin

The Apprentice separates itself out from the run-of-the-mill reality TV shows as it seeks people with the business credibility and not just the entertainment factor.

Hospitality/Leisure 15 May 2019

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