Engineering

Bluestones Group announces multi-brand acquisition

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

NEW TO THE MARKET: 13-17 MAY 2024

This week’s new launches include: BSA Group, Engineering @ 365, Hays, jobsforschools, Talentheads

FINANCIALS: ‘Stable’ first quarter for Adecco

Adecco has reported “stable” first-quarter revenues of €5.7m (£4.9m) today [7 May 2024], while experiencing a net negative effect of currency conversion and working days with a net negative impact.

nGAGE Talent acquires Xcede Group's South African Sales Operations

Privately-owned UK recruitment group nGAGE Talent has acquired the South African operation of Xcede Group.

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.

Ford & Stanley makes the Wright move at Talentwise

Ford & Stanley Group has promoted Richard ‘Ricky’ Wright to head of sales for Talentwise, the blue-collar skilled and semi-skilled business area of the group’s recruitment arm.

British Airways Speedbird Pilot Academy programme opens for new applications

British Airways has opened the application window for the second year of its fully funded Speedbird Pilot Academy cadet scheme yesterday [16 April, 2024].

Your business 17 April 2024

APPOINTMENTS: 1-5 APRIL 2024

This week’s appointments include: Ably Resources, Accurate Background, NPAworldwide

Microsoft teams up with SThree to improve operations

SThree, the leading STEM-specialist staffing group, has announced a collaboration with Microsoft that is intended to power its industry-leading Technology Improvement Programme.

HeadFirst and Impellam groups join forces

HeadFirst Group and Impellam Group have joined forces to become one of the world’s leading STEM talent and managed service providers.

Manchester opening for Fruition IT heralds start of growth phase

Following a significant investment in November 2023, Leeds-based recruitment company Fruition IT and sister company Fruition Consulting have opened a new office.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 18-22 MARCH 2024

This week’s new launches include: APSCo, Babcock, Broadwing Recruitment, Cognizant, Jobmatch Sweden

Supplier, Your business 18 March 2024

Minister gives more power to the North for job creation

Jobs were on the agenda at last week’s Conference of the North [1 March 2024] as Levelling Up secretary Michael Gove made a series of announcements in Leeds.

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 MARCH 2024

This week’s appointments include: greenbean, NRG, Pertemps, The IN Group

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The Last Word March/April 2024: Dr Cath Sleeman

Greening the job market.

APPOINTMENTS: 26 FEBRUARY-1 MARCH 2024

This week’s appointments include: Astute, Heidrick & Struggles

Your recruitment business 27 February 2024

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26 FEBRUARY-1 MARCH 2024

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Ford and Stanley, XPO

Your recruitment business 27 February 2024

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

IPE Ventures acquires UK businesses of Staffing 360 Solutions

Boutique private equity firm IPE Ventures has acquired all businesses within the UK arm of Staffing 360 Solutions.

Your recruitment business 13 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: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2024

This week’s appointments include: Baltimore Consulting, Ford and Stanley, Heidrick & Struggles, Know Someone, NRL, Sellick Partnership, The Access Group

Supplier, Your business 12 February 2024

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2024

This week’s new launches include: Bakkavor Group, Coleman James, Sapphire International

Morson Group announces majority investment by Onex Partners

UK-based engineering and technical recruitment firm Morson Group has announced the completion of a majority investment by Onex Partners (Onex).

NEW TO THE MARKET: 22-26 JANUARY 2024

This week’s new launches include: QA, Scorpius Talent Acquisition, Zodeq

Supplier, Your business 23 January 2024

Dept for Education campaign to encourage staff to teach in Further Education

The Department for Education’s Teach in Further Education campaign is calling on those with industry experience to teach in FE.

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