Oil & gas/Energy

Employment minister says ‘structural challenges’ in labour market must be fixed

A pivotal part of the government’s myriad employment schemes is to fix the “structural challenges” in the labour market, employment minister Miriam (Mims) Davies told Recruiter.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new launches include: reative Mettle Recruitment, Frontline Recruitment, MyKindaFuture, National Grid

Competentia acquires APAC recruitment agency Dare

Global recruiting and workforce management specialist Competentia has acquired Dare, a professional recruitment and contract staffing agency.

Your recruitment business 1 October 2020

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

Airswift appoints Manfred to lead digital transformation

Global workforce solutions provider Airswift has appointed Neil Manfred as its new IT director to lead the firm’s digital transformation strategy.

Your recruitment business 23 September 2020

SSE helps recruit STEM returners restart careers

Low carbon energy firm SSE has launched a new pilot jobs programme to help recruit people into the industry in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the company has announced.

In-house recruitment 1 September 2020

Nano Search & Selection expands into the UK market

A Merseyside recruiter that has been operating exclusively in the US energy storage recruitment market is celebrating its first year of business by expanding into the UK market.

ANALYSIS: International contractor recruitment – where’s hot and where’s not?

Covid-19’s impact on the world of international contractor recruitment has certainly been extensive, with travel restrictions causing many projects to be put on hold throughout the last few months.

Jobs still being created despite recent gloom

Off the back of dismal job news in recent days and weeks, good job news is surfacing in the construction, energy and hospitality sectors with announcements from both government and the private sector.

APPOINTMENTS: 27-31 JULY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Arctic Shores, Aryaka, Bedford Consulting Group, Page Outsourcing, TrueBlue

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.

Chancellor hand-outs to stimulate jobs and economy

Vouchers for meals out, a 15% VAT cut on hospitality and tourism offerings, and a £1k bonus to employers who bring back furloughed employees were among the initiatives revealed today by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

Airswift welcomes ‘positive’ fair employment licence changes in Singapore

New licence conditions being introduced for employment agencies in Singapore to promote fair hiring “are a positive change”, according to Airswift’s president for Asia.

Legislation/Regulation 30 June 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 JUNE 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Techconsult UK

Surya Recruitment launches to tackle climate change

Surya Recruitment has been launched in Bristol to support the renewable energy sector.

Pertemps Managed Solutions wins extension to Thames Water contract

Pertemps Managed Solutions has won a continuation of its contract to deliver recruitment process outsourcing and managed service provider services across all of Thames Water’s locations.

In-house recruitment 28 May 2020

Energy recruiter given Queen’s Award for Enterprise for growth

A specialist recruiter has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for outstanding growth in overseas sales over the last three years.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 27 APRIL-1 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Pineapple Recruitment, Zoho Corporation

Supplier, Technology 29 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 27 APRIL-1 MAY 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Alvius, Bobby Financial Services, Cross Country Healthcare, Tech Professionals, ukstartupjobs

Supplier, Technology 28 April 2020

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

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

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

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
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