Construction & property

APPOINTMENTS: 10-14 JUNE 2019

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

In-house recruitment 11 June 2019

Report reveals effect of uncertainty on hiring plans

Brexit uncertainty has continued to take its toll on hiring, with activity remaining muted in May.

Recruiters welcome vets and psychologists being added to occupation shortage list

Recruiters have welcomed the Migration Advisory Committee’s “sensible” recommendations to add vets, web designers, psychologists and architects to its shortage occupation list.

Recruiters make it on to the Export Track 100 list

Two recruiters have made the Sunday Times SME Export Track 100.

30 May 2019

End of downward trend in confidence due to Brexit extension, says JobsOutlook

The extension to the UK’s Brexit date to this autumn has caused a marginal increase in confidence in the economy, says the latest JobsOutlook.

APPOINTMENTS: 27-31 MAY 2019

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

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.

Recruiter Awards 2019: Digging in for success

Recruitment is everyone’s responsibility, winning construction equipment manufacturer JCB’s recruitment business partner told Colin Cottell
 

Recruiter Awards 23 May 2019

Recruiter Awards 2019: A night to remember

The 2019 Recruiter Awards took place on 9 May at London’s Grosvenor House. First up, we highlight three-time winner NES Global Talent.
 

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.

21 May 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 MAY 2019

This week’s launches include: Acorn, Connect Appointments, Fircroft, GLAA, La Fosse Associates, Movement to Work, Talent International, Williams Munroe

Supplier 21 May 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 20-24 MAY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Beaumont Bailey Executive Search, Cornerstone OnDemand, JobAdder, M65Jobsearch, Perpetual Partnerships, Recruitment Entrepreneur, Russell Taylor, Spider, Templeton and Partners, The Curve Group, Wagestream

Figures show UK’s employment rate might be facing its Waterloo

The UK’s unemployment rate has hit levels not seen since the emergence of ABBA at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Supplier 14 May 2019

Rudd announces softening of ‘counter-productive’ benefits sanctions

Financial sanctions against people who fail to attend job interviews or show that they are actively looking for work will be limited to six months, Amber Rudd, secretary of state for Work & Pensions, has announced.

10 May 2019

Arguments rage in war of words surrounding HS2 contractors and IR35

HM Revenue & Customs has once again defended its Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool following concerns raised over its accuracy.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 7-10 MAY 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Approach Personnel, Capita, Elizabeth Michael Associates, HR GO Recruitment, iCIMS, Key Skills Education, Resume-Library, TempaGoGo

HMRC refutes ‘blanket IR35 approach’ with Network Rail contractors

HM Revenue & Customs has said it has seen no evidence of blanket IR35 determinations in the public sector.

Nodal Labs signs £250m deal with construction recruiter Minstrell

Nodal Labs, a blockchain-powered freelance marketplace, has inked a deal with specialist construction & engineering recruitment firm Minstrell valued at £250m over five years.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-26 APRIL 2019

This week’s launches include: Charlton Morris, Gradfeed

APPOINTMENTS: 23-26 APRIL 2019

This week’s appointments include: Advance TRS, Holmes Noble, Next Ventures, Yolk Recruitment

Technology 24 April 2019

Sellick Partnership eyes European opportunities with sale to Samsic

Sellick Partnership’s sale of a majority stake in the business to soft service provider Samsic will open up opportunities for the professional services staffing specialist right across Europe.

Companies 10 April 2019

Recruiters are urged to flag up the duty of spotting violence early on

Recruiters have been urged to raise awareness among workers on their books about a proposed duty that would see teachers and NHS workers England and Wales held accountable for failing to spot violent crime among young people.

Legislation/Regulation 1 April 2019

No surprise hiring sentiment is down, reveals JobsOutlook survey

Plummeting hiring confidence among employers is no surprise, according to the CEO of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 MARCH 2019

This week’s launches include: Concept Resourcing, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, Remedium Partners, Samuel Knight International, Swanstaff Recruitment, The Carey Group, Volcanic Recruitment

All mod jobs as house building factory opens in Cheshire

Up to 250 new jobs are in the pipeline following the opening of a new factory in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

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