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UK-founded Worldwide Recruitment Solutions Ltd. (WRS), who holds its APAC base in Singapore, has won major client contracts in Malaysia alongside its partner in-country, SPS Oilfield Services. The contracts are serving major manpower and recruitment projects for EPCCs for the refinery and petrochemical integrated development (RAPID) complex at Pengerang, Johor Malaysia.
Contracts include recruitment, payroll and onboarding of Malaysian and expatriate personnel alike until 2018. The WRS-SPS JV was established earlier this year as both companies had discussed synergistic qualities that could provide EPCCs a single platform for 360° recruitment and manpower services.
Director, Philip Shepherd, heading up WRS’ operations in the APAC region, said, “The JV with SPS represents a huge opportunity for WRS as we continue to continue to support the multi-billion-dollar RAPID project in Malaysia and we look forward to further developing our relationship both with the team at SPS and our clients in-country. Our partnership presents a platform through which we are able to offer a one-stop solution to our clients to include: Recruitment & Payroll services, Immigration and Logistical support, tapping into both local and expat candidate marketplaces - enabling us to better support our clients working on the project.”
R&G Herbs has partnered with Encore Personnel to find and train staff for its new factory.
The company, which is currently headquartered in West End just outside Woking, is set to open its new, larger purpose-built facility in Farnborough this month (Sept) as part of the business’s strategic growth plans.
Established in 1958, the third-generation family run company is working with leading recruitment consultants Encore to source the staff needed for its new facility and train current staff supplied by Encore, in roles from warehousing to dispatch to production operatives.
Operations manager for managed services at Encore, Andy Lewis, said, “We’re delighted to be working with R&G Herbs during such an important chapter in the company’s story. The new facility will need new staff in a variety of roles and ongoing in house training and support for the current staff we’ve sourced, so this is a pivotal recruitment and training drive for the business.”
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