Large private sector employers are driving hiring in the UK, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
Acquisitions and the growth of its OnSite offering contributed to a strong performance by staffing and employability firm Staffline Group in the first six months of 2015.
Outsourcing and talent management company The Curve Group has had its resourcing contract with IT solutions firm for banks and retailers Wincor Nixdorf extended by a further three years.
Sales staffing specialist JPA Holdings has secured a deal to sells its Fusion Appointments division to Fusion's founder and director Gina Van Der Westhuizen and non-executive director Martyn Rose.
Manufacturing, engineering and commercial staffing specialist Expion, has secured a six-figure funding deal with Santander Corporate & Commercial.
Global human capital solutions provider CareerBuilder has acquired a majority stake in recruitment software company Textkernel.
Sixteen people, who may be victims of human trafficking for labour exploitation, have been rescued in an operation led by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) in Newtownhamilton, South Armagh, the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) has revealed.
The Metropolitan Police has launched a campaign to recruit more bilingual officers.
Recruitment entrepreneurs from outside the EU (European Union) coming to the UK to invest in the country will be required to provide details of their criminal records or be refused entry to Britain, under measures to be introduced by the government.
Nuclear industry recruiters have welcomed the news a £10bn nuclear power plant in Cumbria has been confirmed but warned of a persisting skills shortage.