Construction & property

Bluestones Group announces multi-brand acquisition

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

Social recruiting March/April 2024

Recruiters and staff continue to help charities. Here are some examples we’ve seen since the previous Recruiter

Stafforce appoints Platt to power ports in the UK

Workforce solutions provider Stafforce has promoted Tim Platt (pictured) from head of ports to brand director for ports in the UK.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 1-5 APRIL 2024

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

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.

Your recruitment business 21 February 2024

Granger Reis appoints Dargan to lead new digital infrastructure practice

International executive search firm Granger Reis has appointed Steve Dargan to lead its new digital infrastructure (DI) practice.

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 JANUARY 2024

This week’s appointments include: Acorn by Synergie, Ciphr, Innovate Talent, Nash Squared, Realm Recruit, TaskMaster Public Sector, VIQU

Sheffield Haworth marks ‘new chapter’ with leadership promotions

Sheffield Haworth, a global consultancy in people and transformational change, has announced a series of strategic management appointments as the company positions itself for future growth.

Your recruitment business 8 January 2024

Blackpool Pleasure Beach to recruit ‘hundreds’ of jobs

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is gearing up for its 2024 season with a recruitment drive to fill more than 100 job vacancies.

APPOINTMENTS: 27 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2023

This week’s appointments include: Calibre One, Foyne Jones, Pertemps Network Group, Samuel Knight International

Your recruitment business 28 November 2023

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 NOVEMBER 2023

This week’s new launches include: Berry Recruitment, Gudman Leadership, Mitie, TalentPredix, Wiley Edge

Supplier, Your business 20 November 2023

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 NOVEMBER 2023

This week’s appointments include: Anderson Quigley, Astute, Nicholas Associates Group

Skills bootcamps

Filling the roles in sectors where skilling has lagged behind demand

Company insolvencies hit highest levels since global financial crisis

Company insolvencies in England and Wales in the second and third quarters of 2023 have hit their highest since the global financial crisis in 2009, the Insolvency Service (IS) has revealed.

FINANCIALS: Hays posts profits fall

Hays group fees dropped by 7% year-on-year on a like-for-like basis in its Q1 24 trading results, compared to a record quarter in the previous year.

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 OCTOBER 2023

This week’s appointments include: Acorn by Synergie, Baltimore Consulting, Gerald Eve, Realm Recruit

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 OCTOBER 2023

This week’s new launches include: Daniel Owen, HireVue, NEXTAFF, Oyster Talent Network

DEI, Your business 10 October 2023

APPOINTMENTS: 2-6 OCTOBER 2023

This week’s appointments include: Astute Technical Recruitment, Berry Recruitment, Daniel Owen, Nicholas Associates Group, Sapphire

Supplier, Your business 6 October 2023

Construction firm coalition unites to tackle diversity in the industry

Eleven leading organisations in the construction industry, representing over 250,000 workers have united to launch a new coalition that aims to tackle a lack of diversity across the industry.

DEI, Your business 21 September 2023

GEG Capital appoints key directors to its recruitment business

Inverness-based investment group GEG Capital has announced two key director level hires across its recruitment business.

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 SEPTEMBER 2023

This week’s appointments include: Acorn by Synergie, Kingsley Gate, TAB

APPOINTMENTS: 7-11 AUGUST 2023

This week’s appointments include: Astute Technical Recruitment, Made Tech

Fines to treble for rogue employers hiring illegal workers

Employers will face newly trebled fines of up to £60k for each worker they hire illegally under “the biggest shake-up since 2014” on penalties imposed on rogue employers and landlords.

Legislation/Regulation 7 August 2023

NEW TO THE MARKET: 7-11 AUGUST 2023

This week’s new launches include: SPG Resourcing, Swift Temps, Willo

V7 Recruitment secures £2.8m funding from Cynergy for growth plans

Manchester-based specialist recruitment agency V7 Recruitment has secured a new, flexible £2.8m asset-based lending (ABL) facility from Cynergy Business Finance (CBF).

Top