Engineering

Short promoted to CEO Randstad UK & Ireland

Managing director Randstad UK Vicky Short (pictured) has been promoted to CEO for Randstad UK & Ireland from 1 January 2021.

Your recruitment business 16 October 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, BoardroomAdvisors.co, Bullhorn, Clarion, Cloud International, Personio, The Curve Group, WeLove9am

Reducing coronavirus transmission rates – we can all do our bit at work

With winter approaching, Jonathan Ratcliffe offers advice on reducing the spread of Covid-19 in our recruitment businesses.

McGinley Group rebrands and relaunches as MCG Group

Multi-sector specialist recruiter McGinley Group has rebranded and today launched itself as the MCG Group.

Your recruitment business 7 October 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: reative Mettle Recruitment, Frontline Recruitment, MyKindaFuture, National Grid

Competentia acquires APAC recruitment agency Dare

Global recruiting and workforce management specialist Competentia has acquired Dare, a professional recruitment and contract staffing agency.

Your recruitment business 1 October 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 28 SEPTEMBER-2 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Frazer-Nash Consultancy, Multitask Personnel, Westray Recruitment Group

NES Global Talent and Fircroft join together to form NES Fircroft

Engineering and technical talent giants NES Global Talent and the Fircroft Group are joining forces to create a combined entity that will be known as NES Fircroft, the newly formed organisation announced today.

Your recruitment business 23 September 2020

Airswift appoints Manfred to lead digital transformation

Global workforce solutions provider Airswift has appointed Neil Manfred as its new IT director to lead the firm’s digital transformation strategy.

Your recruitment business 23 September 2020

New Street Consulting Group undergoes rebrand

Overseas expansion plans play a major role in future strategy for people solutions provider New Street Consulting Group.

Your recruitment business 26 August 2020

Nano Search & Selection expands into the UK market

A Merseyside recruiter that has been operating exclusively in the US energy storage recruitment market is celebrating its first year of business by expanding into the UK market.

ANALYSIS: International contractor recruitment – where’s hot and where’s not?

Covid-19’s impact on the world of international contractor recruitment has certainly been extensive, with travel restrictions causing many projects to be put on hold throughout the last few months.

Jobs still being created despite recent gloom

Off the back of dismal job news in recent days and weeks, good job news is surfacing in the construction, energy and hospitality sectors with announcements from both government and the private sector.

iO Associates opens Tampa, Florida office

Tech, digital and engineering staffing specialists iO Associates has opened a new office in Tampa, Florida, headed up by Mark Lloyd (pictured).

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 AUGUST 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Coding Ninjas, CV-Library, Hirist, Kingdom Services Group, Recruitly, Robin Recruitment Healthcare

400 jobs planned at former North-East steelworks

Amid the continuing jobs gloom, there is good news for the hard hit North-East, with plans to create almost 400 jobs at the former Redcar Steelworks.

In-house recruitment 29 July 2020

Irish eyes smiling as Amazon creates 1,000 new jobs

Amazon is to create another 1,000 permanent jobs in Ireland over the next two years.

In-house recruitment 28 July 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 27-31 JULY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Arctic Shores, Aryaka, Bedford Consulting Group, Page Outsourcing, TrueBlue

FINANCIALS: Revenue down 13% as RTC Group latest recruiter hit by pandemic

Aim-listed engineering and technical recruiter RTC Group is the latest public company to reveal the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, reporting a 13.3% fall in revenue for the six months to 30 June.

Financials 27 July 2020

TfL TA head says Covid is huge opportunity to foster greater diversity

The Covid pandemic is a huge opportunity to dismantle some of the recruitment barriers facing diverse talent.

APPOINTMENTS: 20-24 JULY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Autotech Recruit, Freetrade

Start-up Spotlight: Surya Recruitment

A health pandemic and an economy on the verge of a deep recession hasn’t deterred Alka Graham from launching Bristol-based green energy recruiter Surya Recruitment.

Lord Sugar invests in Apprentice runner-up's recruitment firm

Opening a new office and bringing new people onboard are among the priorities for recruitment business owner Scarlett Allen-Horton following Lord Sugar’s investment in Harper:Fox Partners.

BAE Systems engineers 800 apprenticeship roles

BAE Systems has launched a recruitment drive for apprentices.

In-house recruitment 22 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Pandemic accelerated trends in our favour, says SThree CEO

The CEO of international STEM recruiter SThree says the group is well positioned to take advantage of the accelerating trends for demand for STEM skills and the growth of flexible working.

Financials, Technology 20 July 2020
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