Transport & logistics

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

Good jobs news despite the impending lockdown gloom

As England heads into another lockdown, and the other countries of the UK face similar tough restrictions, Recruiter offers some ‘good job news’ light at the end of the tunnel.

In-house recruitment 2 November 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 2-6 NOVEMBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Digiterre, Livingston James Group

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Flint Hyde, Harvey John, Lily Shippen Secretarial Recruitment, Mercer, New Street Consulting Group, Perkbox, The Portfolio Group, Walter James Group

Supplier, Your business 19 October 2020

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

CitySprint and Poundland create nearly 2,000 jobs

Job creation news comes today from distribution company CitySprint and retailer Poundland.

APPOINTMENTS: 12-16 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: Berry Recruitment, BoardroomAdvisors.co, Bullhorn, Clarion, Cloud International, Personio, The Curve Group, WeLove9am

McGinley Group rebrands and relaunches as MCG Group

Multi-sector specialist recruiter McGinley Group has rebranded and today launched itself as the MCG Group.

Your recruitment business 7 October 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 OCTOBER 2020

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

Outlook not all gloom and doom post-Covid, says economist

Despite job losses, floundering businesses and Brexit, the economic outlook for the UK over the next 18 months is brighter than some might think.

Free courses for adults without A-levels to upskill population

Full funding for college courses offering “skills valued by employers” will be made available from next April to adults without an A-level or equivalent qualification, the government is to announce today, according to national news sources.

Aldi invests in UK stores and creates 4,000 new jobs

Aldi will add 4,000 permanent new jobs in the UK in 2021 as part of a promised £1.3bn investment between this year and next.

In-house recruitment 29 September 2020

Amazon pulls controversial job ads for ‘intelligence’ analysts

Two job adverts for analysts, whose duties would include monitoring social media and other sources for organised labour activities, have been abruptly pulled by retail giant Amazon after creating controversy on both sides of the Atlantic.

In-house recruitment 3 September 2020

People 1st International partners with charity to help travel industry

Skills expert People 1st International is helping people in the travel industry to transfer to other sectors.

Berry Recruitment expands into Wellingborough

Multi-sector recruiter Berry Recruitment has expanded into Wellingborough, Northants, in a strategic move to widen its East Midlands catchment area, the company has announced.

Your recruitment business 11 August 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.

TfL TA head says Covid is huge opportunity to foster greater diversity

The Covid pandemic is a huge opportunity to dismantle some of the recruitment barriers facing diverse talent.

Recruitment bright spots amid jobs carnage

After Marks & Spencer’s announcement yesterday that it plans to shed 900 jobs – just the latest in a litany of bad news on the jobs front – recruiters could be excused for feeling a bit gloomy.

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.

Agency workers win tribunal against Royal Mail and Angard over status

The Royal Mail Group and Angard Staffing Solutions have lost an Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling over the status of agency workers.

APPOINTMENTS: 13-17 JULY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Two Rivers Recruitment

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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