MCGINLEY GROUP ACQUIRE RECRUITMENT AGENCY, SIMPLY EDUCATION
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of staffing agency Simply Education, with the deal officially completing on Friday 30 August 2019.
There’s been a lot going on this week within the sectors that we operate within – so much so that it’s been hard to keep up! Here’s our highlights of what’s been happening in the news this week within the following sectors:
An in-depth article published in HR Magazine has highlighted the newest phase of changes in UK employment law. HR Magazine . Read more here .
People working in zero-hour contracts has increased by 19% to 744,000 in the last 12 months, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Yahoo UK News . Read more here .
The monolithic Chinese aviation company HNA is about to buy Avalon Holdings, the Irish aircraft leasing firm for an estimated £1.6bn. BBC . Read more here .
The Airbus A330-200 has achieved EASA certification, marking the next step in the journey for the large passenger aircraft, which boasts a larger take-off weight and higher passenger capacity than previous models. AIN Online . Read more here .
The £3bn scheme to transform the A9 in Scotland into a dual carriageway has begun, marking the start of a range of high-value road projects in Scotland. BBC . Read more here .
The proposed construction of the first nuclear plant in decades at Hinkley Point, Somerset has suffered a set-back, and is unlikely to be operational before 2023. BBC . Read more here .
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has reached out to business leaders to help increase the number of academy trusts. The Guardian . Read more here .
UK graduates are enjoying a brighter career prospects straight out of university as more UK businesses ramp up graduate intake. BBC . Read more here .
Workers in Oxford NHS Trusts have welcomed plans to improve NHS staff health by offering cheaper local gym memberships and healthier canteen food. Oxford Mail . Read more here .
NHS patients in Kent could soon be offered to have surgery in France. BBC . Read more here .
A pioneering new drug used to treat ovarian cancer has been approved in Scotland Herald Scotland . Read more here .
Specialists and leaders in the medical sector have called for greater debate on gene-altering technology. Yahoo UK Financial News . Read more here .