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Who were the winners at the 20th anniversary Recruiter Awards?

After 20 years of promoting excellence in the recruitment sector, last night’s Recruiter Awards proved that the industry’s appetite to celebrate was stronger than ever.

24 September 2021

Molloy leads MBO for Energize Group

Energize Group has completed a management buyout (MBO) led by Craig Molloy, group managing director and co-founder.

Creative/Digital/Media, IT/Telecoms 23 September 2021

More good news on the hospitality, marketing and B2B sectors

Renowned chef and restaurateur Marco Pierre White is looking to fill 80 full and part-time roles as he opens a new restaurant London’s West End.

APPOINTMENTS: 20-24 SEPTEMBER 2021

This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles, iSource Group, New Talent, New Directions Group, SThree

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 20-24 SEPTEMBER 2021

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Marlin Green, Pertemps Network Group, Recruitment Group, The Youth Group

The Shore Group helps construction contractors with work clothes

Brighton-based construction recruiter The Shore Group has launched a new incentive to fight back against the squeeze of client cost pressures and a shortage of skilled labour.

Construction & property 16 September 2021

Hospitality businesses more difficult to fill, as ONS highlights recruiting crisis

The Office of National Statistics reports that as the UK wrestles with a recruiting crisis across the country, hospitality businesses are most likely to be struggling to fill roles.

Government and companies create jobs across the UK

A record £650bn infrastructure investment will support 425,000 jobs a year, according to a new Infrastructure Pipeline.

Retail, Social care 16 September 2021

Recruitment industry criticises NI increases for social care reforms

The announcement yesterday [7 September] of National Insurance (NI) and dividend tax increases to cover NHS and social care reforms has been roundly criticised by representatives of the recruitment sector and umbrella workers.

Public sector, Social care 8 September 2021

Pertemps tackles UK lorry driver shortage with free training

To help tackle the lorry driver shortage, Pertemps Driving Academy is offering free LGV training courses worth £5k to get goods moving around the UK again.

Transport & logistics 12 August 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 9-13 AUGUST 2021

This week’s appointments include: Greystone Contract

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 11 August 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 9-13 AUGUST 2021

This week’s new launches include: Omni Search, RoleCatcher, Staffing 360 Solutions, Talent RISE, The JM Longbridge Group

Clear Edge co-founders Batty and Fox complete MBO

Terry Batty and Tom Fox, co-founders of Clear Edge Search & Selection, have completed a management buy-out of the fast-moving consumer goods, iGaming and technology sectors staffing business.

Executive search 10 August 2021

Highfield Professional Solutions trials 4-day week

Recruitment firm Highfield Professional Solutions has launched a three-month trial on four-day working weeks.

10 August 2021

Fraser Dove International appoints Louise Williams as global operations director

Life sciences talent consultancy Fraser Dove International has appointed Louise Williams as global operations director and board member.

M&A activity in recruitment ‘alive and well’

Mergers & acquisition activity in the recruitment sector is “alive and well” and continued on an upward trajectory at the end of the first half of 2021.

5 August 2021

Hospitality vacancies increase more than 340% this year

Vacancies being advertised for hospitality workers have increased by 342% as employers rush to rebuild their teams for reopening, sector job site Caterer.com reports.

Hospitality/Leisure 5 August 2021

Recruiters among those breaching NMW and underpaying workers

Eight recruiters are among the 191 UK employers named by the government today [5 August 2021] who have underpaid more than 34,000 workers by £2.1m between 2011 and 2018.

5 August 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 2-6 AUGUST 2021

This week’s appointments include: Greystone, Institute for Employment Studies

Recruitment drive for Birmingham 2022 continues at sports festival

With over 500 roles filled so far, and another 650 positions still to be recruited for over the next year, the 12-month countdown to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has begun.

Hospitality/Leisure 4 August 2021

End of furlough will see redundancies in one in five firms

The tapering-off of the government’s job furlough initiative will see one in five firms – or 20% – let staff go, according to the British Chamber of Commerce.

2 August 2021

Nine time higher UK recruiter jobs on LinkedIn compared to last year

Nine times more UK recruiter jobs have been posted on professional network LinkedIn in June this year, compared to the same period last year, the online network is reporting.

2 August 2021

Challenge-trg Group acquires Twenty20 Capital’s PMP Recruitment

Challenge-trg Group has acquired PMP Recruitment from investment house Twenty20 Capital for an undisclosed figure, bringing group revenues to over £750m.

Jobs recruiters should be aware of in the future

Recruiters should be on the lookout for the next specialist job sector, says Jellyfish Training.

Agriculture, Life sciences 30 July 2021

Purpose-led organisations may have to sacrifice early wins to attract talent

Building and sustaining a truly purpose-led organisation that attracts the right talent can mean “giving something up in the short term”, such as revenues.

29 July 2021
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