Transport & logistics

IAG Cargo appoints Andrews chief people officer

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has appointed Caroline Andrews as chief people officer.

Your business 17 May 2022

XPO supports charity to get veterans into logistics

XPO Logistics, provider of freight transportation services, has announced a new partnership with Veterans into Logistics.

New UK jobs in hospitality and travel industries

A North-East restaurant group plans to more than double the number of restaurants across the UK and create more than 200 jobs by the end of next year.

Your business 10 May 2022

Side acquisition strengthens Randstad’s offering and market position

Recruitment agency Randstad France has announced its intentions to acquire end-to-end digital staffing platform Side in France.

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 APRIL 2022

This week’s appointments include: Bis Henderson Group, Cielo, Cross Country Healthcare, Frazer Jones, SD Worx, TritonExec, VIQU

Cordant recruiters merge to form The Recruitment Co

Cordant People and Premiere People, both part of the Cordant recruitment group, have combined and rebranded to become The Recruitment Co.

ANALYSIS: Businesses need to be ‘fluent in the language of geopolitics’

The risks for undertaking business in Ukraine “are beyond severe and really quite bleak”, according to the head of advisory at security intelligence firm Dragonfly.

Recruitment drives bring good news across airports, house and ship builders

Airports, house and ship builders are among the businesses looking to increase the number of staff they are taking on.

Your business 16 March 2022

NEW TO THE MARKET: 28 FEBRUARY-4 MARCH 2022

This week’s new launches include: Activ People HR, Arctic Shores, Glu Recruit, Graphnet Health, HSQ Recruitment, HyreHub, Jackson Hogg, JobAdder, Premier Group Recruitment, SmartRecruiters

Supplier, Your business 28 February 2022

Thousands of women clamour for 30 train driver jobs in Saudi Arabia

Spanish rail company Renfe says it has received 28,000 applications in its recruitment drive to hire 30 female train drivers in Saudi Arabia, the BBC reports.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 14-18 FEBRUARY 2022

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Inchcape, Sellick Partnership, SkillsNow

MET Recruitment invests £300k into new hub in Dudley

MET Recruitment has invested more than £300k into launching a dedicated hub in Dudley, in the West Midlands.

Your recruitment business 26 January 2022

Airlines and hospitality sectors launch recruitment drives

Airbus, Bournemouth Airport and Parkdean Resorts are all on the hunt for new talent at the start of the year.

Your business 25 January 2022

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-7 JANUARY 2022

This week’s new launches include: BAE Systems

Your business 5 January 2022

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 DECEMBER 2021

This week’s appointments include: Astute Technical Recruitment, Coleman James, Dedicate Recruitment, Petroplan

Your recruitment business 17 December 2021

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 13-17 DECEMBER 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Hudson Benelux, PDT Fleet Training, Randstad Group Belgium

Your recruitment business 13 December 2021

Emirates Group looks to recruit 500+ IT roles to support air travel demand

Dubai-based international aviation company the Emirates Group is looking to hire more than 500 IT professionals in the next six months.

XPO Logistics appoints Brown head of HR in UK and Ireland

XPO Logistics, a provider of freight transportation services, has appointed Lynn Brown to lead the company’s human resources organisation in the UK and Ireland.

Your business 29 November 2021

Petroplan appoints Brown regional director EMEA

Specialist energy talent acquisition group Petroplan has appointed Darren Brown as regional director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Your recruitment business 22 November 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 22-26 NOVEMBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: Blueprint for All, Concordia, SNG Healthcare, Student Loans Company, Wild Recruitment

Jellicoe leads MBO at Drivers Direct

Drivers Direct has received a £1.75m investment from Frontier Development Capital (FDC) to facilitate a management buyout (MBO) by the driver recruitment firm’s management team.

Your recruitment business 15 November 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 8-12 NOVEMBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: Access Recruitment, QHotels Collection, Workscan

Supplier, Your business 8 November 2021

Hainan launches campaign to attract English-speaking talent

This week sees the launch of a worldwide talent attraction campaign by the Hainan Free Trade Port in China.

3 November 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 1-5 NOVEMBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: AllClear Group, Career Masterclass, CitySprint, gap personnel, IN4 Talent, Metrocentre Gateshead, Personio

Supplier, Your business 3 November 2021

Chancellor’s Budget expected to commit to ‘skills revolution’

The government is expected to reconfirm its commitment to a “skills revolution” with a spending package to be unveiled by the Chancellor today [27 October 2021].

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