Companies

When there’s no place like home – and it may need improving

Amid a gloom-and-doom cascade of unemployment figures and numbers of furloughed workers, small shoots of economic activity are popping up, notably in the home improvement and delivery sectors.

 

Retail, Sales 18 June 2020

FINANCIALS: Hays benefits from strong performance in US and China

A strong performance in the US and China, backed by solid growth in other markets in Asia and the Americas, bolstered global recruiter Hays’ results, according to a trading update for the three months ending 30 September 2019.

15 October 2019

Recruitment M&A activity in the UK returns to pre-recession levels

Mergers and acquisitions involving UK recruiters have returned to pre-recession levels, with a 167% increase in deals over the past two years on the same period a decade ago.

22 August 2019

Sellick Partnership eyes European opportunities with sale to Samsic

Sellick Partnership’s sale of a majority stake in the business to soft service provider Samsic will open up opportunities for the professional services staffing specialist right across Europe.

FINANCIALS: Americas business leads gross profit growth at PageGroup

Global recruiter PageGroup has seen group gross profit increase 11.7% year-on-year, according to a trading update for the first quarter of 2019.

10 April 2019

FINANCIALS: ClearStar sees profit rise

US background check technology and service provider ClearStar has seen year-on-year profit climb 11%, according to a trading update for the quarter to 31 March 2019.

10 April 2019

FINANCIALS: Heidrick & Struggles sees revenue rise by more than 15%

Global executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has seen net revenue climb 15.2% year-on-year, according to full-year 2018 results.

Executive search 26 February 2019

FINANCIALS: ManpowerGroup sees slight drop in revenue

ManpowerGroup has reported a slight drop in year-on-year revenue for the third quarter.

22 October 2018

FINANCIALS: Hays sees NFI increase across its regions

Recruitment giant Hays has seen net fee income increase across its regions of operation year-on-year, according to a trading update for the quarter to 30 September 2018.

11 October 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco, APSCo, Careix, DWP, Edward Reed Recruitment, PIXID, REC, Sky Recruitment Specialists

Quilvest Private Equity acquires Phaidon International

Micro-specialist recruiter Phaidon International has been acquired by Quilvest Private Equity, the private equity arm of the Quilvest Group.

Carillion’s receivers sell recruitment business SkyBlue

PwC, the official receivers of failed construction giant Carillion, has sold the construction giant’s recruitment business SkyBlue.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 3-6 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: cut-e, MERJE, Quanta Consultancy Services

Hudson appoints new CEO and finalises sale of operations

Jeffrey Eberwein has been appointed CEO at Hudson as the global talent solutions firm completes the sale of its recruitment and talent management operations in Europe and Asia Pacific.

Executive search, HR 3 April 2018

Sponsored: Why is PEO growing in popularity?

Luke Shannon-Little, MD of Ship Shape Pay explains what’s behind the success of PEO 

PageGroup: Diverse strands

Keeping diversity & inclusion at the top of PageGroup’s agenda falls to directors Sheri Hughes (left) and Sarah Kirk (right).

14 February 2018

Wilkinson steps down as CEO from Gattaca

Brian Wilkinson has resigned as CEO at technical recruiter Gattaca.

Engineering, Executive search 8 February 2018

Morson acquires Canadian recruitment specialist Strategic Infusion

Morson Group has increased its presence in North America with the acquisition of Canada’s Strategic Infusion.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 2 February 2018

Williams takes the helm at Nakama Group

Andrea Williams has been appointed CEO at international recruiter Nakama Group.

Hogarth says Staffline in good shape as Pullen takes the helm

Andy Hogarth has stepped down as CEO at Staffline after a decade and a half with the recruitment and employability organisation.

Retail, Public sector 24 January 2018

Amazon doubles London high-tech requirement

Amazon plans to double the number of high-tech staff from 450 to 900 at a new London development centre.

26 July 2017

Staffline confirms NHS Professionals bid

Staffline’s chief executive has confirmed it has bid for a controlling stake in NHS Professionals and expects to find out this autumn if this bid has been successful.

Public sector 26 July 2017

Work Group chairman Howard bids farewell to recruitment industry

The chairman of Work Group has told Recruiter he is bidding a “fond farewell” to the world of recruitment after almost four decades following the firm’s reverse takeover of London-based law firm Gordon Dadds Group.

Cook's year of Brexit challenges

The UK vote to leave the EU has created a year of challenge for Tim Cook, group CEO of nGAGE
Specialist Recruitment.

FINANCIALS: Servoca sees revenue rise thanks to social care division

Servoca has seen revenue increase 18.8% led by a strong performance of its health and social care and criminal justice division, according to results for the six months ended 31 March 2017.

Public sector, Social care 12 June 2017
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