Weekly News Round-Up (19th August 2015)

In what has been an exciting week’s worth of news for the sectors that we operate in, we present our weekly news roundup:


There's good news for the recruitment industry, as 83% of recruiters seeing their net fee income grow over the past 12 months. Consultancy UK Read more here .

Research from employer review website Glassdoor suggests that sourcing candidates through employee referrals is more successful than other recruitment channels. HR Magazine . Read more here .


The £6 million acquisition of Baines Simmons will help UK based jet Charter Company Air Partner gain exposure for growing demand for air safety advice. UK Reuters Read more here .

The Armenian aviation industry is to develop under assistance from aviation giants Boeing. Asbarez Read more here .


The current robustness of the UK construction industry could help the economy avoid a growth downgrade. The Telegraph Read more here .

Lord of the Rings enthusiasts are crowdfunding a scheme to build an iconic city from Tolkien authored books in England. Metro Read more here .


The CIPD claims that most graduates in the UK are working in non-graduate jobs. BBC Read more here .

The Guardian has called for an educational reform that puts younger people first. The Guardian Read more here .


The Royal College of Nursing has warned that the proposed government cuts to the healthcare services will hit the poor the hardest. Bromley Times Read more here .

A staggering 50,000 people signed a petition to prevent 30,000 nurses to be deported from the UK, following a reform in immigration law. Wales Online Read more here .


London based Midatech Pharma are to assist Ophthotech Corporation with new treatments for macular degeneration of the eyes. Proactive Investors Read more here .

The UK's position as a world leader in biotechnology will be strengthened by The Centre for Process who are leading a £2.78 million based collaboration. Biomass Magazine Read more here .

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