A leading recruitment business in South Wales has said the abolition of tolls on the two bridges has increased job applications by around 30 per cent. Berry Recruitment, based in Cardiff, campaigned for the charges to be scrapped and is now benefiting from the increased traffic.
Berry Recruitment in Northampton has promoted Regine Coulter to run its new catering and hospitality division. Manager Rachel Murphy saw an opportunity to develop the branch that already recruits workers for the office and industrial sectors.
A recruitment agency in Brentwood has opened a new office to cope with its growth and demand for its services. Berry Recruitment launched locally four years ago and has expanded to a team of six because of the jobs boom.
Berry Recruitment has rebranded its Express Rail Services branch after it expanded into other sectors. The national recruiter has also installed Ben Moss as manager of the London operation based at King’s Cross, which now trades as ‘Berry Recruitment’.
The Southampton business CPN Construction Services has been acquired by Berry Recruitment Group (BRG) for an undisclosed fee.
Berry Recruitment has appointed Soraya Simms as the operations manager of its growing branch in Birmingham. The experienced recruiter heads a team of four with two other consultants expected to join the team in the coming months.
Businesses are missing out on the best staff because they are taking too long making decisions, Berry Recruitment Group has warned.