Bluestones Group news

Plus Point nominated for two prestigious Wirral Chambers awards

Hooton based Plus Point Quality (Plus Point) has been nominated for two of the most prestigious awards at the Wirral Chamber of Commerce business awards. The nominations were announced on 13th July, with Plus Point making the shortlists alongside two other companies.

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New joint venture, Cogent Staffing launches

The Bluestones Group is pleased to announce the launch of its latest joint venture, Cogent Staffing – a Yorkshire-based recruitment specialist business headquartered in Halifax and servicing the local region, covering Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds and Bradford. Sam Gaukroger, managing director of Cogent Staffing, has launched the business after a decade of working in recruitment in the region, specialising in industrial, technical and commercial recruitment.

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Chad Harrison International expands UK team

Chad Harrison International (CHI) has expanded its team with the appointment of two new members. The executive search firm has appointed Damien Davies and Ryan McFarlane to the team in its Liverpool, UK office.

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Jigsaw Staffing is the latest recruitment joint venture to launch

Jigsaw Staffing is the latest recruitment joint venture to launch in partnership with the Bluestones Group. Based in city centre Manchester, managing director Craig Barclay has partnered with the Bluestones Group to create and launch a new office services recruitment business that specialises in developing an in-depth understanding of client needs, role requirements and candidate aspirations – effectively connecting talent to business.

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The Classroom Partnership opens North West office

The Classroom Partnership has opened a new office in Warrington, bringing in experienced recruitment professional Gail Andrews as the new director.

The education staffing agency, which has previously opened five other offices across the UK saw the North West as a strategic growth area and Warrington as an ideal location. It will support local authorities (LAs) in Liverpool, Manchester, Warrington and surrounding areas.

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New website for Plus Point

Plus Point has launched a brand new website to focus on promoting its process and performance driven approach. The automotive quality control supplier launched the new site this week with new functionalities and an easier to use interface.

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New Bluestones Group website launches

We’re delighted to release the new Bluestones Group website!

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Chad Harrison International launches new website

Chad Harrison International (CHI) has launched a brand new website to cater for the international market it supplies to. The executive search and selection company launched the new site this week with new functionalities and an easier to use interface.

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The Classroom Partnership launches new website

The Classroom Partnership (TCP) has launched a brand-new website just in time for the final school term. The education recruitment agency launched the new site this week with new functionalities and an easier to use interface.

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Plus Point achieves CPD accredited training centre status

Automotive quality control suppliers Plus Point has achieved Continuous Professional Development accreditation. The Cheshire-based company was assessed by CPD certification service in March and passed to becomes a recognised training centre.

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Bluestones Group CEO wins Entrepreneur of the Year award

The owner of the Bluestones Group, Steven Pendergast, has been awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the inaugural High Sheriff of Cheshire Awards.

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Nixon Caunce Associates open in Liverpool

Accounting and finance recruitment specialist, Nixon Caunce Associates (NCA) has expanded its geographic footprint with the opening of a new office in Liverpool. The Liverpool branch will focus on transactional, part qualified and qualified financial personnel and will offer the same personally managed, professional services that NCA has become so well regarded for.

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Harrison Sands launches new website

Having joined the Bluestones Group over 12 months ago, Harrison Sands is delighted to announce the relaunch of its new website today.

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ACER places record number of construction staff

ACER recruitment has experienced a record breaking first quarter after placing more temporary contractors into construction roles. During its first quarter which runs from November to January the specialist construction recruitment company has witnessed a significant increase in demand as the construction sector grows.

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Advanced Global Energy launches new website

Wind energy recruitment specialist Advanced Global Energy (AGE) has launched its new recruitment website today. The new site reflects the specialist focus of the business and the emphasis it places on attracting and placing the top worldwide wind energy talent.

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Bluestones Medical Nursing launches new website

Bluestones Medical Nursing has launched its new website, following extensive research and exploring potential options.

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Advanced Global Energy becomes member of Green Port Hull

Advanced Global Energy (AGE) has become a member of the Green Port Project, a £1bn investment programme in Hull. The project aims to repurpose over 500 hectares of land, designate enterprise incentive zones and will likely become the single biggest influence on the local economy for generations.

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Legal recruitment firm Blake Chambers launches

North West investment business Bluestones Group has expanded its portfolio of companies with the launch of legal recruitment agency Blake Chambers.

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The Classroom Partnership launch Sat Nav Initiative

The Classroom Partnership launched a new and exciting recruitment initiative this January that will help navigate the January blues. Nobody likes traffic, least of all in January and we understand how difficult it can be to find a school when it’s a new assignment. That’s why we’re launching 2017 with a limited time offer that will help ‘drive’ your career forward.

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Matt Cody appointed as Group Marketing Director

Bluestones Group’s recent growth has led to another significant appointment as Matt Cody joins the company as the new Group Marketing Director.

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Plus Point awarded ISO9001 certification

Automotive technical services company Plus Point has achieved the internationally recognised ISO9001: 2008 certification; establishing it as one of the leaders in its field.

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Bluestones Logistics celebrate their 2-year anniversary

The Cheshire-based logistics recruitment agency, which specialises in the supply of recruitment solutions to the logistics and transport industry has celebrated its 2-year anniversary.

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CFS acquire M&R Facilities Management

Cooperative Facility Support agree to acquire M&R Facilities Management in a progressive deal for the North-West based company.

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The Classroom Partnership Derby appoints two new directors

The Classroom Partnership has today announced that it has appointed two new Directors. The education recruitment specialists are strengthening the management structure of their Midlands Regional office with the appointments of Rosanna Rogers and Matt Yorke.

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CFS make key appointments

CFS is pleased to announce the key appointment of a new business development director, Stewart Roberts.

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Bluestones Logistics Derby is now one!

Specialist driving recruitment agency, Bluestones Logistics Derby, is celebrating its one-year anniversary in November and business is booming.

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Bluestones Logistics surges into top 15 automotive recruiters

Logistics recruitment company Bluestones Logistics has surged into the top 15 automotive recruitment companies in the UK according to Recruitment International. The company, which is part of the ever expanding Bluestones Group has seen its turnover increase from £1.2m to £3.6m in the previous 12 months.

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PRN People rebrands to Bluestones Medical Nursing

PRN People has enjoyed significant growth over the previous 3 years, working with dedicated nurses, RMNs and HCAs. As from the 1st November, PRN People will be re-branding and will be known as Bluestones Medical Nursing.

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Bluestones Group surges up the Recruitment Top 500

As a result of its continued success, The Bluestones Group has gathered further accolades from this year’s prestigious Recruitment International’s Top 500. In the face of stiff competition, the Cheshire-based recruitment investment business has ranked highly in turnover, % of NFI into PBT, and numerous other sector specific tables.

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Bluestones Retail launches

This week marks the launch of Bluestones Logistics’ latest partnership, which for the first time involves branching out into the new sector of retail, with Bluestones Retail Limited.

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Trish Stratford Joins Bluestones Investment Group

Trish Stratford has joined fast paced investment firm the Bluestones Investment Group. Trish Stratford brings with her substantial knowledge and unrivalled experience gained in numerous prestigious senior management roles across the recruitment industry, including Director of Brook Street and COO of Blue Arrow.

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