Construction & property

Randstad partners with local authorities to drive new skills post-lockdown

Global recruiter Randstad is partnering with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and City of Wolverhampton to equip local people with skills key to drive the region’s economy.

Supplier 30 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 27 APRIL-1 MAY 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Alvius, Bobby Financial Services, Cross Country Healthcare, Tech Professionals, ukstartupjobs

Supplier, Technology 28 April 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s appointments include: Service Care Solutions

Morson introduces coronavirus tracking app for its contractors

Morson Group has developed a contact tracing app to detect coronavirus, which it has now rolled out to its 3,000 contractors across the UK.

Supplier, Temporary workforce 26 March 2020

HOT 100 chart topper Falcon Green sells minority stake

Former Recruiter HOT 100 table-topping construction and engineering recruiter Falcon Green has agreed a deal to sell a minority stake in the business to two private investors.

Financials 17 March 2020

Chancellor sees past coronavirus and vows to get Britain building

A massive programme of government investment in infrastructure aimed at fulfilling Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election promise to level up the country was the main feature of newly appointed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget.

Legislation/Regulation 11 March 2020

Boiler Plan creates 40 jobs in North-East

A home heating firm is to create 40 new jobs in Northumberland in the coming year.

In-house recruitment 10 March 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 MARCH 2020

This week’s launches include: Madison Lincoln

10 March 2020

Leeds roofer Everlast creates 30 new hires

A Leeds-based roofing and cladding group is creating 30 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 27 February 2020

JobsOutlook shows businesses have renewed confidence

New data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) shows that businesses have become more confident in their ability to hire new staff.

FINANCIALS: RTC Group reveals rise in revenues

Engineering and technical recruiter RTC Group has seen group revenue rise 8%, according to audited results for the year ended 31 December 2019.

Financials 24 February 2020

Hirers worry about recruiting low-points workers under new immigration system

More than half of hirers have raised concerns about the new points-based immigration system adversely affecting their ability to recruit workers who don’t gain enough points.

Legislation/Regulation 21 February 2020

Employment enforcement tsar calls on government to address workers’ wrongly labelled status

The UK’s interim director of labour market enforcement has called on government to address the thorny issue of employment status in its forthcoming Employment Bill.

MML invests in Spencer Ogden for next phase of growth

International private equity firm MML Capital Partners has taken a controlling stake in Spencer Ogden.

Your recruitment business 12 February 2020

Recruiters ready to supply HS2 workforce but fear short-term skills gap

Northern Powerhouse recruiters stand ready to help deliver HS2 following government’s decision to give the controversial rail project the green light.

Gi Group launches Grafton Recruitment brand in UK

Gi Group is to launch its Grafton Recruitment brand in England, Scotland and Wales.

11 February 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Entrust Resource Solutions, HR GO, Mai Day Recruitment Services, Resource Solutions, SD Worx, WorkIndia

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Avocet Staffing, Caselton Clark, Connect Appointments, Electroneum AnyTask, Gen Z Insight, ISV.online

Supplier, Temporary workforce 10 February 2020

Thousands of construction jobs as Disneyland Paris expands

Disneyland Paris has launched a recruitment drive to fill 8,000 new roles.

In-house recruitment 5 February 2020

Employers urged to help channel Apprenticeship Levy funding

Employers have a key role to play in ensuring Apprenticeship Levy funding reaches the sectors and individuals who need it most.

Trends, Diversity/Inclusion 4 February 2020

Three-quarters of employers struggle to find appropriate skills

Almost three-quarters of firms are struggling to find the right hire, according to the latest Quarterly Recruitment Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with careers site Totaljobs.

Analysis, Trends 4 February 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 3-7 FEBRUARY 2020

This week's launches include: Core-Asset, DMA, Leighton, urban

Temporary workforce, Technology 4 February 2020

Firms announce new roles for National Apprenticeship Week

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February), a number of UK employers have already announced they are bolstering apprenticeship numbers.

In-house recruitment 3 February 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: 1st Step Solutions, OCC Computer Personnel, On-Site London, Salt Recruitment Group, Weviewed

Supplier 3 February 2020

JobsOutlook shows hiring sentiment is recovering

Hiring sentiment following December’s decisive general election is recovering, according to the latest ‘JobsOutlook’ report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

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