Graduates/Apprentices/School leavers

Blair’s Multiverse acquires AI talent software firm Searchlight

Workplace training company Multiverse has bought AI talent intelligence and skills assessment platform Searchlight for an undisclosed sum.

Nicholas Associates Group appoints Kendall COO

Rotherham-headquartered recruitment specialist Nicholas Associates Group (NAG) has strengthened its executive board with the appointment of Kelly Kendall as chief operating officer.

As MP Halfon bows out, where does that leave skills, training and apprenticeships?

With a nod to Lord of the Rings, Robert Halfon announced his resignation as minister for skills, apprenticeships and higher education just before the Easter break.

Analysis 5 April 2024

Pertemps gives scholarships to Aston University to disadvantaged families

Recruitment business Pertemps has donated £50k to Aston University for 10 scholarships benefitting students from low-income families.

APPOINTMENTS: 18-22 MARCH 2024

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles, Institute of Student Employers, QLM Search

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.

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Home care provider starts third level education fund for staff and children

Caremark has launched a recruitment initiative to fund staff, or their children, through an Open University degree.

New migrant salary thresholds: necessary hardline or financial own goal for UK government?

Newly-proposed government changes to work immigration rules will cause significant difficulties for recruiters and employers, immigration lawyers have warned.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 27 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2023

This week’s new launches include: Aston University, Engtal, Midlands Graduate School, Venturi, Wave

Supplier, Your business 28 November 2023

Janeace (Jay-T) Thompson promoted to director of talent at PRS for Music

Music collective management organisation PRS for Music has announced that Janeace (Jay-T) Thompson (pictured) has been promoted to director of talent, culture and experience.

DEI, Your business 8 November 2023

NEW TO THE MARKET: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2023

This week’s new launches include: Cloud Assess, Nash Squared, Reed, RFS Evolve, Stockport Council, The City Recruiter, Travelodge, WorkFolk, YunoJuno

Supplier, Your business 6 November 2023

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 2-6 OCTOBER 2023

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Leadline, Talroo, The IN Group

Emerging talent consultancy Grayce secures public sector supplier status

Emerging talent organisation Grayce has been awarded preferred supplier status as part of Public Sector Resourcing’s (PSR) Recruit Train Deploy (RTD) service.

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).

NEW TO THE MARKET: 17-21 JULY 2023

This week’s new launches include: CV Wallet, Harvey Nash, Indeed Flex, Instant Impact, LHi Group, Populus Select, Sonovate, The City Recruiter, Working Chance

ESG, Supplier 17 July 2023

Indeed and Brentford FC aim to boost local employment through jobs fair

Hundreds are expected at the Gtech Community Stadium, Brentford, on Wednesday 14 June for an in-person jobs fair.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 15-19 MAY 2023

This week’s new launches include: 5Values Consulting Group, Alexander Lyons Solutions, CandidateX, GEP, Globus.ai, Sixty Eight People

AI-technology recruiter Ocho launches in Belfast

A collective of technology experts has launched an AI-driven recruitment agency in Belfast.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 27-31 MARCH 2023

This week’s new launches include: Employal, Fountain, ID-Pal, Keyston Talent Bank, LinkedIn, Oil Consultants, Recruiting CRM, Reed, UMATR, Visuna

NEW TO THE MARKET: 20-24 FEBRUARY 2023

This week’s new launches include: Aligra, ScottishPower, Storm2, Swift Temps

Recruitment sector M&As flourish, rise in ‘recruit train deploy’ model

The UK recruitment industry continued to flourish as a “hive of activity” in mergers & acquisitions in 2022, with deal activity reaching 35 transactions in the past year.

Roundtable finds lack of digital skills lead to UK workers losing £5.7bn

A joint government, tech and finance industry roundtable has highlighted the need to signpost pathways to close the digital skills gap.

Institute of Student Employers appoints joint CEO and directors

Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has promoted chief operating officer Sarah Hathaway (pictured) to the role of joint CEO.

Your business 25 January 2023

Angela Mortimer appoints Griffiths CEO of Metronomics

Angela Mortimer, the specialist support staff recruitment agency, has appointed Louise Griffiths (pictured) as CEO of its Metronomics brand. 

 

Your recruitment business 10 January 2023
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