Scottish Recruitment Firm Marks 260% Growth with New Office Opening

Independent recruitment specialists, Influx Group, has increased turnover by more than 260% between February and August 2018 compared to the previous 6 month period. The firm also moved to new premises in the shadows of the…

Neil Nicolson

Growth at Systal Technology sees 40 new jobs

Glasgow-based IT Services Integrator, Systal Technology Solutions has won a raft of new business which will see the firm create 40 new jobs. This follows an exceptional period of growth for the business, during which…

Grahame Caswell

Search acquires specialist technology recruiter Henderson Scott

Glasgow-based Search Consultancy has  acquired Henderson Scott, a specialist provider of executive search and recruitment solutions in technology. The acquisition gives the newly created Search Group a combined revenue of £220m and EBITDA of in…

Heather Smallwood

Heather Smallwood: The war for talent in Scotland’s energy sector

Scotland’s energy sector is rarely out of the news. Accounting for up to 20% of our national GDP, the industry has a nationwide reach and its success or failure can have far-reaching consequences. Here in…

Left to right - Mark Lewis, Laura Montgomery, and Jamie Livingston

Finance recruitment consultancy appoints four new consultants

Senior finance recruitment consultancy, Rutherford Cross, has welcomed four new consultants to the business, including experienced finance recruiter Laura Montgomery.  The company, a part of the Livingston James Group, celebrates five years of trading next…

Mark Scott

Advance Global Recruitment appoints new Finance Director

Advance Global Recruitment has appointed Mark Scott as Finance Director. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mark has held CFO and FD positions within international businesses over the past 8 years. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Prior to that Mark…

Stuart Hunter

Founders Series – Stuart Hunter, CEO, Advance Global Recruitment

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Stuart Hunter, CEO of Advance Global Recruitment Limited went from studying studied sports science at Napier University to running a £20 recruitment business. What…

Paul Atkinson

Taranata Group achieved 39% turnover uplift to £62m

Taranata Group has reported its first set of figures since undertaking structuring and branding initiatives. The Group has achieved a turnover of £62m for the year 2017, compared to a combined turnover (for the three Group…

Left to right are Jackie Anderson, Fiona Todd and Nicki Denholm of Denholm (by Anastasia Banks)

Denholm strengthens team to match continuing growth

Denholm, the specialist marketing recruitment and C-suite headhunting agency, has strengthened its team to reflect continuing growth in 2018 with double-digit year-on-year revenue growth of 13 per cent during the first half of the year. …

CEO Gareth Biggerstaff and MD Nikola Kelly

IT recruitment specialists beats previous revenue figure by 40%

IT recruitment specialists Be-IT have posted impressive financial results, with gross profit up by 55%  and revenue up by 40% to £11.2 million over the past twelve months.  Be-IT, who invested £100,000 in a new bespoke…

Scott Leonard, founder and recruitment director at Aberdeen-based Engage Talent Partners

New recruitment firm launches in Aberdeen

A new business offering a more joined-up approach to recruitment has launched in Aberdeen. Scott Leonard, founder and recruitment director at Engage Talent Partners, believes his firm’s partnership model is the way forward in finding…

Jenny Scrivener

Jenny Scrivener: Five Key Challenges in Human Resources

This article is part of the Scottish Business Network Experts Series. One of the key aspects of corporate life in the 21st century is employee engagement — utilising your business’ talent to get the best from them…

Keith Tocher

Eden Scott secured as scientific recruiter for Scottish Water

Eden Scott has been appointed as the single supplier for all of Scottish Water’s scientific roles across their laboratories in Scotland. This agreement, which was awarded as part of Scottish Water’s new resource framework, will…

Former Prime Minister and Fife MP, Gordon Brown, recently visited an Academy run by CR Smith where he met with CR Smith boss Gerald Eadie CBE (centre left) and showed his support for Hand Picked.

New private business employability programme launches

Scotland’s only employability programme run by private business is launching a new campaign to identify 100 employers to become part of an exclusive Hand Picked 100 initiative. Hand Picked from CR Smith is an employer-led…

L-R Sam Wason with co-founder Gordon Kaye

Renewables recruitment firm Cathcart Energy expands further with new office in the Netherlands

Cathcart Energy is expanding further on the continent with a new office opening in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This is their third office in Europe after opening in Germany and Sweden. A subsidiary of Edinburgh-based IT recruitment specialists Cathcart Associates, Cathcart Energy focuses…

Ian McHardy

HRC Recruitment sets its sights on the city of discovery

HRC Recruitment has expanded into Dundee with the opening of a new city centre office, which will be led by Ian McHardy. Ian joins the firm as a director and has spent 16 years in…

From left - Caitlin Taylor, Karys Bain, Amanda McCulloch, Callum Robertson, Jess Stephen

Jobs growth at Thorpe Molloy Recruitment

Aberdeen-based recruitment agency Thorpe Molloy has appointed four new, full-time consultants. Managing Director, Amanda McCulloch said  “We are very pleased to be able to demonstrate a commitment to our business development plans through headcount growth. [adbutler…

Andrew McLeod

Hutcheon Mearns Announces Further Team Expansion

Andrew McLeod ACCA has joined the Hutcheon Mearns team as Resourcing Manager to assist the career development of his fellow professionals. This new appointment is the result of the increased demand for the firm’s unique mix…

New MD leads management buy out at Allstaff

The 37th anniversary was not the only milestone celebrated by Allstaff last week; notable though it is, it was not the big news, this came with the announcement of a successful MBO. After 35 year’s service,…

Moya Ryland

IT vacancies in Scotland rise 7% year-on-year

Demand for permanent IT professionals in Scotland rose by 7% year-on-year to April 2018 according to research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). The data, provided by recruitment software company, Innovantage, also reveals…

Joe McShane

HRC Recruitment expands across Scotland’s central belt

Recruitment consultancy, HRC Recruitment, has expanded its operations across the central belt by taking new office space, recruiting staff, and adding to its sector specialisms. Joe McShane, the founder and director of Edinburgh-based Application Recruitment,…

Event – Talent Across Borders 2018

Following the success of Talent Across Borders last year, Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) are running this interactive, cross industry event for the second year in Aberdeen in May and London in June.  Talent…

From left - Bruce Russell, Kris Stuart, Craig Mackenzie and Alex McLeod

Aberdeen recruitment firm appoints two associate directors

Aberdeen recruitment business Right People has made two director appointments. Craig Mackenzie joins the business after nearly 10 years at Aberdeen Appointments Agency (AAA), while Kris Stuart is promoted from the position of recruitment team lead. Both will have the title…

Michelle Lownie, Founding Director, Eden Scott

Eden Scott appointed number one for NHS Scotland senior recruitment

Eden Scott has been named as number one supplier on the NHS Scotland framework agreement for Executive and Senior Manager search and selection for all NHS boards across Scotland for the next two years, with the…

Mark Lombardi, managing director, Ably Resources

£800k Dutch boost for Scottish recruitment consultancy

Ably Resources, an oil and gas recruitment consultancy based in Glasgow, is benefiting from the Dutch government’s push towards sustainable energy. The firm has won a £800,000 contract for a joint-venture geothermal drilling project in…