Construction & property

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 AUGUST 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Airswift, BlueSky PR, C&D Group, Johnson Underwood, Skipton Business Finance, Sterling EMEA, Woodrow Mercer

Your recruitment business 14 August 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 AUGUST 2019

This week’s launches include: C4S Search, CareNow, Challenge-trg Group, Cross Country Locums, Exam Results Helpline, Investigo Consulting Solutions, NonStop Recruitment, QA, Qdos, Quanta Consultancy Services, rhi

Hiring activity remains subdued despite increase in demand for staff

Ongoing political and economic uncertainty contributed to subdued hiring activity in July, according to the latest KPMG and Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’.

FINANCIALS: RTC Group weathers the Brexit storm

Engineering and technical recruiter RTC Group has seen group revenue rise, according to unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2019.

Financials 5 August 2019

Samuel Knight International offers support to beleaguered Teesside workers

A specialist energy and rail recruitment firm has offered support for staff at Tees Renewable Energy Plant in Teesport.

Top five Manchester recruiters: have you made the list?

Engineering recruiter Morson has ranked top of Manchester-based recruitment agencies in digital marketing agency Embryo Digital’s new index.

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue sees slower pace of demand

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has posted a 4% decrease in revenue year-on-year, according to Q2 2019 results.

Financials 30 July 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 29 JULY-2 AUGUST 2019

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

In-house recruitment 30 July 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 29 JULY-2 AUGUST 2019

This week’s launches include: Airswift, Beamery, Fircroft, First Advantage, Hays, Thorn Baker Group, Walters People

Supplier 30 July 2019

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.

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