Frank Recruitment named as the North East’s fastest growing firm

Frank Recruitment named as the North East’s fastest growing firm

Frank Recruitment has been named as one of the UK’s fastest growing companies by profit growth after hitting the £15m mark in three years. The recruitment specialist came 77th in the annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track league table, which tracks the profit growth of Britain’s private companies over three years. Newcastle-headquartered Frank specialises in IT recruitment and places candidates in companies such as Microsoft, Dynamics, Netsuite, and Salesforce. The firm made the league table after its profits soared to £15m and achieved an average growth of 63% per year….

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Climate change: ‘Monumental’ deal to cut HFCs, fastest growing greenhouse gases

Climate change: ‘Monumental’ deal to cut HFCs, fastest growing greenhouse gases

More than 150 countries have reached a deal described as “monumental” to phase out gases that are making global warming worse. Hydroflurocarbons (HFCs) are widely used in fridges, air conditioning and aerosol sprays. Delegates meeting in Rwanda accepted a complex amendment to the Montreal Protocol that will see richer countries cut back their HFC use from 2019. But some critics say the compromise may have less impact than expected. Three-way deal US Secretary of State John Kerry, who helped forge the deal in a series of meetings in the Rwandan…

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