In-house recruitment


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Compass Group, The Curve Group, Walmsley Wilkinson


This week’s new launches include: Astute Technical Recruitment,, Sterling, YoungOnes

Recruitment drives and encouraging ex-offenders into employment

The Student Loans Company, BT and EE launch recruitment drives, while new employability boards aim to help prisoners obtain gainful work.

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.

Transport & logistics 17 February 2022


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


This week’s new launches include: APSCo, Charlie Bigham, FDF, Hartmann Young, Hays, Inventum Group, Nexford University, Tiger Recruitment

Retail, Life sciences 15 February 2022

Cake manufacturing firm BBF appoints Stafforce to find production staff

Ambient cake and dessert manufacturer BBF has appointed Stafforce to manage its recruitment of production personnel.

Moore comes to the Big Table as head of HR

The Big Table Group, operator of Las Iguanas, Bella Italia and Cafe Rouge, has appointed Debbie Moore (pictured) as the company’s new HR director.

Retail, HR 9 February 2022


This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Big Table Group, New Street Consulting Group, VIQU

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 8 February 2022

Santander appoints Horton head of Invoice Finance

Santander UK has appointed Alan Horton as head of recruitment sector for its Invoice Finance team.

Banking/Financial services 3 February 2022

The FIRM members ditch bots for recruiting

The popularity of AI-powered bots for recruitment purposes is on the wane.

IT/Telecoms 18 January 2022

Recruitment agency HCRG creates digital bank for MoD healthcare staff

HCRG, a UK provider of temporary and permanent supply staff, will provide the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with a pioneering Staff Bank platform.

Landmark HS2 train contracts awarded to JV to support 2,500 UK jobs

Contracts to build Britain’s next generation of high-speed trains are set to support 2,500 jobs across the UK.

Public sector, Engineering 10 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.

Manufacturing firm Essity works with RefuAid to find work for asylum claimers

A Northumberland-based hygiene and health product firm is working with RefuAid, a charitable organisation that works to find employment opportunities for people who have claimed asylum in the UK.

D&I remains top priority for in-house recruiters

Strategic workforce planning, internal mobility and onboarding were among the priorities getting increased attention from in-house recruiters this year, according to the FIRM’s Annual Membership Survey 2021-22.

2 December 2021

Beels is new director of Labour Market Enforcement

Margaret Beels OBE has been appointed director of Labour Market Enforcement (DLME).

Public sector, Agriculture 24 November 2021


This week’s appointments include: Page Outsourcing

Good news on the jobs horizon across all sectors in the UK

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel is looking to recruit 4,311 new colleagues as the business prepares for a busy festive period.

Retail, Social care 22 October 2021

Good news on the jobs horizon for transport and cleaning sectors

A rail operator, an electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and a cleaning company are on the lookout for new staff in the past week.

11 Most Influential In-house Recruiters

Welcome to the eighth 11 Most Influential In-house Recruiters report.

27 September 2021

KPMG brings in top people to lead new talent centre

KPMG in the UK has formed a new talent centre of expertise overseeing the firm’s learning, performance development and recruitment functions.

Executive search, HR 19 August 2021

Good jobs news for Yorkshire companies

Permission to begin construction on a Yorkshire development is set to create 8,000 jobs, according to Bdaily business news.

Marketing, Agriculture 19 August 2021

boohoo to create 5,000 UK jobs with £500m investment

Online fashion retailer boohoo is planning to take on 5,000 new staff across the UK as it invests more than £500m in the UK.

Good news for jobseekers as firms announce new roles

Firms in the retail, technology, motor and manufacturing industries have announced new roles.

Retail, Transport & logistics 12 August 2021