Scottish recruiter Primestaff has acquired logistics and industrial staffing specialist Direct Workforce, a subsidiary of global business Bibby Line Group.
People analytics and executive search consultancy Alderbrooke has appointed Eugene Burke as a senior advisor to its diagnostic & people analytics team.
Jo Hand Recruitment and Consultancy has secured a six-figure investment from specialist early-stage seed fund for small businesses North East Angel Fund managed by Rivers Capital Partners that will see the Teesside-based recruiter rebrand as The Human Group.
Business lobby group the CBI has called for a migration system that enables firms to secure the skills and labour they need to be successful post Brexit.
Recruiters’ input is wanted for a new BSI standard for diversity & inclusion in business.
Work Group shares were suspended at its own request this week after the AIM-listed company said it has entered into talks for a potential acquisition of an unnamed group of companies in the business services sector.
Construction and rail recruiter, One Way has bought new office space in Liverpool as it warned the construction industry faces a bleak 2017.
Heidrick & Struggles has appointed David Crawford as a partner in its global technology services practice.
The number of hours worked in December by Europe’s agency workers has increased by an average 5.3% year-on-year, according to the latest figures from the World Employment Confederation-Europe.
Nasdaq-listed Staffing 360 Solutions has unveiled Richard Pickard as the new CEO of its UK division Longbridge Recruitment 360.