Life sciences

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

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 APRIL 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Bowler Bentley Recruitment, Major Recruitment

FINANCIALS: Gattaca reveals Covid impact in interim report

STEM and contract recruiter Gattaca has today reported continuing net fee income of £21.1m in its interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2021 in the face of “encouraging signs of recovery” from the global pandemic slowdown of recruitment activity.

APPOINTMENTS: 29 MARCH-2 APRIL 2021

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

Start-up Spotlight: Biotech Rec

Biotech Rec aims to be the leading life science specialist recruiter, its founder tells Recruiter.

FINANCIALS: SThree reports better than expected results

STEM recruiter SThree reports today [15 March 2021] that its group net fees in Q1 2021 are equalling Q1 2020, with the group’s performance in this year’s first quarter ahead of management expectation.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 15-19 FEBRUARY 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Acorn, HIVE360, JM Search, Lorien, Rocket Software, SRG, The Amrop Partnership

Baxi joins Hamlyn Williams as CEO from SThree

Kalpesh Baxi has joined regulated industries recruiter Hamlyn Williams as CEO, the company has announced.

Your recruitment business 8 February 2021

NES Global Talent and Fircroft join together to form NES Fircroft

Engineering and technical talent giants NES Global Talent and the Fircroft Group are joining forces to create a combined entity that will be known as NES Fircroft, the newly formed organisation announced today.

Your recruitment business 23 September 2020

Entrepreneur Spencer-Percival moves into life sciences with new venture

Serial entrepreneur David Spencer-Percival (pictured) has launched a new venture, Life Science People, with an initial team of 20 and a personal investment of £2m.

Your recruitment business 3 September 2020

ANALYSIS: Adaptability and relationship management key to sector recovery

The UK recruitment industry has been enjoying a period of growth since 2008’s financial crisis, growing at an average of around 6% per year.

11 August 2020

Pace Med Tech aims to support nGAGE growth strategy

Specialist recruiter nGAGE has unveiled the latest recruitment brand to join its portfolio, increasing its reach across the STEM spectrum.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Pace Med Tech, Podium, Redwigwam

Green light at last for army of contact tracers

The recruitment drive for what government has called “an army of contact tracers” is apparently on.

Temporary workforce 19 May 2020

NHS Professionals launches clinical contact caseworkers recruitment drive

NHS Professionals has launched a recruitment drive for 3,000 qualified clinical contact caseworkers as part of the Public Health England Contact Tracing Service programme.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: #ISOLATIONINTERN, Appcast, Blackfinch Group, LinkedIn

Government still developing contact tracer recruitment campaign

A government scheme to recruit 18,000 contact tracers to support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic is still under development, the Guardian reports. 

TALES FROM THE FRONT: CK Group uses networks to help tackle Covid-19

Recruiters may be asking themselves what they can do to contribute to the UK’s fight against Covid-19.

APPOINTMENTS: 6-10 APRIL 2020

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Talentmark

7 April 2020

Medical supplier GI UK Medical launches recruitment drive

A North-Yorkshire medical device supplier has launched a recruitment drive after it secured £650k in funding.

In-house recruitment 24 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.

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

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.

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
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