Engineering

NEW TO THE MARKET: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL 2020

This week's launches include: CV-Library, LinkedIn, Morson Group, MyKindaFuture

Supplier, Technology 3 April 2020

FINANCIALS: Gattaca ceases operations in China

Gattaca says the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will inevitably affect its profitability, with the technical recruiter revealing it is to cease operations in China.

APPOINTMENTS: 30 MARCH-3 APRIL

This week’s appointments include: Two Rivers Recruitment

Consilium Recruit helps Sprint Power Technology create jobs

A Birmingham-based automotive firm is creating 50 new roles.

In-house recruitment 30 March 2020

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

Former SThree chief Elden appointed Amoria Bond chairman

Former SThree CEO Gary Elden has been appointed chairman at Amoria Bond.

25 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

FINANCIALS: SThree flags potential impact of coronavirus but delivers robust net fee performance

Against the backdrop of “increasing global macro-economic uncertainties and challenges”, the CEO of international STEM recruiters SThree has flagged up the threat of the coronavirus to the company’s business.

Hundreds of nuclear jobs in the North-West after takeover

A US nuclear services firm is to create hundreds of jobs in Birchwood, Warrington.

In-house recruitment 12 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

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 MARCH 2020

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Recruitment, Acorn HR, APSCo, DMA Recruitment, GradTouch, Lorien, Memset, Meridian Business Support, Rota, SRS, Synaco, Ten Live Group

Supplier, Technology 9 March 2020

Report on Jobs signals rise in perm placements, fall in temp billings

The latest KPMG and Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’ survey signalled a stronger rise in permanent placements during February.

Think students know about agriculture? Think again

A UK farming newspaper has launched #ThisIsAgriculture – a campaign aimed at highlighting the agricultural industry as a career destination of choice.

Diversity/Inclusion 3 March 2020

Virgin Media looks to recruit more in-house engineers

Virgin Media is to increase its directly employed engineer workforce by more than 700, taking its total number to 1,800.

APPOINTMENTS: 2-6 MARCH 2020

This week’s appointments include: Bond Williams Professional Recruitment, Brookson Group, Cathcart Associates, Digital Gurus, Eames Consulting Group, Head Group, Heidrick & Struggles, Jigsaw Business Group, mthree, SRG

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

APPOINTMENTS: 24-28 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s appointments include: MERJE, Virgin Galactic

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

Recruiters must get to grips with new immigration system

Recruiters have been urged to familiarise themselves with government’s new immigration points-based system to help clients navigate the talent sourcing challenges that lie ahead.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 17-21 FEBRUARY 2020

This week’s launches include: Acre, Camino Partners, Create Central, Hortor, Stanton House, Vantage Consulting, West Midlands Combined Authority

Your recruitment business 17 February 2020

FINANCIALS: Kelly Services’ revenue down 5%

Global recruiter Kelly Services has seen revenue decline 5.4% year-on-year, according to results for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Financials 14 February 2020

REC Professionals: Attracting women into engineering

Jenna Beard, Sales Manager, VHR, on attracting women into engineering

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
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