Industrial/Manufacturing

Shore Group secures £20m funding from Santander

The Shore Group, a Hove-based recruitment agency, has arranged an invoice finance facility from Santander UK to help its growth plans.

New beginnings for Serocor in MBO by trio

Three members of the management team of STEM recruiter Serocor have completed a buy-out of the group, according to a company statement.

Your recruitment business 18 November 2020

nGAGE built environment brands join under one leader

Three built environment businesses owned by nGAGE Specialist Recruitment are coming together under single leadership, nGAGE has announced.

Your recruitment business 10 November 2020

Gap personnel secures £30m finance from Lloyds Bank

Wrexham-headquartered recruiter gap personnel has secured a £30m invoice finance facility from Lloyds Bank.

Your recruitment business 10 November 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: Finatal Private Equity, Frontline Recruitment, RecruitmentJunky

10 November 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 2-6 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Broadbean Technology, EVera Recruitment

Supplier, In-house recruitment 5 November 2020

Leeds Manufacturing Festival showcases careers to young people

A series of events showcasing the variety of manufacturing career opportunities will launch next week at the Leeds Manufacturing Festival.

APPOINTMENTS: 26-30 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Davies, Multitask Personnel, Savannah Group, scarlettabbott

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

North-West recruiter enjoys summer boom in temp placements

A Birkenhead-headquartered recruitment business reports it is enjoying significant success in placing more temporary workers this summer in driving, logistics, distribution and warehousing jobs than at the same time in previous years.

Circle Select dives down for talent, but who is narrating the video?

Sir David Attenborough knows a things about the natural world, but he is not the first name that comes to mind when it comes to promoting a recruitment business.

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

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

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

Letter demands licensing of garment factories

More than 50 MPs and Peers alongside leading retailers, as well as the Association of Labour Providers, are calling on the home secretary Priti Patel to take urgent action to prevent the exploitation of garment workers in the UK.

Your business, Workplace 21 July 2020

Train demand leads to 200 new staff at Bombardier

Train manufacturer Bombardier plans to hire an additional 200 staff at its Derby site to meet growing demand for new trains.

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 JULY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Two Rivers Recruitment

NEW TO THE MARKET: 13-17 JULY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Bila Group, Factorial HR, Oleeo, Recruit 2 You, skeeled

Supplier, Technology 14 July 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 JULY 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Cornerstone OnDemand, IR35.io, Kingsbridge Group, Resume-Library, SNAPP Resume, Wagestream

Working practices and pay in clothing factories investigated in Leicester

Leicestershire Police, along with the Gangmasters Labour and Abuse Authority (GLAA) and the National Crime Agency, are among the organisations looking into allegations about how workplaces and factories in Leicester have been or are operating during the lockdown.

SSP rebate rules hit temp agencies unfairly

Temp recruitment agencies are unfairly affected by the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate rules.

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