Industrial/Manufacturing

Collaborate to battle labour shortages and ‘pingdemics’ say recruiters

UK worker shortages and ongoing Covid-19 crises are calling for more collaboration so that various sectors can bounce back.

GSK to create 5,000 new jobs at Stevenage

Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is looking to extend its Stevenage hub in a move that is set to create up to 5,000 new jobs.

Halfords launches recruitment drive for 700 jobs

UK biking and automotive specialist Halfords is looking to create hundreds of jobs across the country.

Your business 19 July 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 19-23 JULY 2021

This week’s new launches include: Consult Energy, Red Diamond Recruitment, Spencer Ogden, TheJobApp

NEW TO THE MARKET: 12-16 JULY 2021

This week’s new launches include: Budweiser Brewing Group, Fuze

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 JULY 2021

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, MM Search, Oakleaf Partnership

GLAA operation rescues three from hand car wash in Liverpool

Three potential victims of modern slavery and labour exploitation have been rescued during a raid by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) at a hand car wash (pictured).

Redwigwam scoops contract to provide 10,000 flexible workers

As demand surges for flexible workers across the UK, Liverpool-headquartered Redwigwam has won a contract to provide 10,000 temporary staff.

New Street Consulting Group appoints Lea in new senior role

Dave Lea has been appointed managing partner at leadership and people solutions consultancy New Street Consulting Group (NSCG).

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 21-25 JUNE 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Beamery, Major Recruitment, The Access Group

REC reports record job adverts postings since Covid pandemic

A total of 1.63 million active job adverts were posted in the UK in the first week of June.

FINANCIALS: Staffline posts strong Q1 profits

Recruitment and training group Staffline has reported today that its underlying operating profit increased 133% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021, with a group restructuring last year generating a £15m savings in overhead costs.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: BPS World, Copello Global, MM Search, Zest Education

Gi Group opens Birmingham branch to help Midlands expansion

Specialist recruiter Gi Group UK has opened a flagship branch in Birmingham to spearhead its Midlands operations as it continues to expand its presence, the company has announced.

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: develop, Forsyth Barnes, Heidrick & Struggles, ManpowerGroup, Oakleaf Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group Recruitment, Sixty Eight People, Venatu Recruitment Group

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Avail Technologies, cinch, NSL, Qonnectd, Springpod, Talent Pod, The Curve Group

Supplier, Your business 19 April 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Eden Scott, Irwin Mitchell, New Street Consulting Group, Samuel Knight International, Scandic Hotels Group

NEW TO THE MARKET: 6-9 APRIL 2021

This week’s new launches include: Capital Outsourcing Group (Food), Cielo TalentCloud, Lorien, Thrive Education, TrueProfile.io

Supplier, Technology 6 April 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, GHD, Oakleaf Partnership, Service Care Solutions

NEW TO THE MARKET: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

This week’s new launches include: Be-IT, Bradstone Allington, DWP, MyKindaFuture, Nine Twenty, Recruitment Growth Catalyst, Red Clean, Sixty Eight Jobs, VGC

29 March 2021

HMRC-commissioned report says most recruiters unaffected by upcoming IR35 reforms

A new report commissioned by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs says that most recruitment agencies have experienced “no impact” as a direct result of the upcoming implementation of the IR35 reforms for the private sector on 6 April.

APPOINTMENTS: 22-26 MARCH 2021

This week’s appointments include: Broster Buchanan, Citi, Kennedy Executive Search, Randstad

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 MARCH 2021

This week’s appointments include: Harvey Nash, SRI, TalentTech, The Jockey Club

New Appointments Group joins Galago Group stable of recruiters

Kent-based New Appointments Group has been acquired by recruitment organisation Galago Group.

NPAworldwide predicts global bounce-back in next six months

Results of a twice-annual business barometer survey conducted by global recruitment network NPAworldwide suggest that market conditions could be ripe for improvement around the world in the next 180 days.

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