News Coverage

Banking brilliance: Ashok Vaswani,
CEO UK of Barclays

January 2017 – The CEO Magazine

With a 326-year-old heritage, Barclays is a company that exhibits the knowledge and experience of an elder with the keen and fresh outlook of a millennial ready to adapt to the changing global climate.

First to launch a credit card and first to provide ATMs, Barclays has proven itself a truly innovative and genuinely customer-centric bank since it was founded 326 years ago, before the Bank of England — and even the United States — was formed. Today, innovation remains at the heart of its culture and the customer at the centre of its strategy.

Read More and Download Article

Flexible Answer to Skill Shortages ONS
imbalances can be helped by on tap workforce

May 2016 – The Global Recruiter

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have indicated continued imbalances in the UK labour market, contributing to persistent skills shortages. The ONS report on skills mismatches analyses the extent to which UK workers are over or under qualified compared to the average for their jobs. In 2015, the number of individuals who were under qualified for their job was at its highest level since 2012, meaning that employers are often being forced to hire employees without the skills they need.

Read More

Does Maternity Pay for the Self-Employed
Need Reforming?

March 2016 – The Huffington Post

Farida Gibbs has been nominated for Muslim Business Woman of the Year twice, winning in 2013 and being a finalist at this year's ceremony in January. It's one of a number of awards she has won, including the Asian Achievers Awards, the RBS Asian Woman in Achievement Awards and Global Enterprising Woman of the Year Award. She started her recruitment company specialising in technology recruitment in the financial world, now called Gibbs S3, as a single mum from her living room and has built it up through hard graft.

Read More

London is leading the UK’s tech boom – but it needs immigration to stay ahead

August 2015 – City A.M.

UK employment figures published by the ONS last week showed there's no shortage of workers across London and the rest of the country, but that doesn't mean they have the right skills to keep Britain ahead in some key sectors. Britain is facing a real crisis when it comes to experienced and qualified skilled personnel, especially roles such as security, cloud, social media, big data and mobile – the technical fields that are driving our economic growth. The UK technology sector is thriving – its companies have experienced growth that outpaces the UK GDP three times over, according to the most recent figures available.

Read More

World-Class Tech Staffing and Consultancy
Specialist Gibbs S3 Declared a National Champion
in the European

September 2015 – Global Banking & Finance Review

The hybrid workforce solutions leaders named UK National Champion in Prestigious Awards competition. Gibbs S3, Europe’s fastest growing hybrid workforce solutions provider has been named as a National Champion for the UK in The European Business Awards – a prestigious competition supported by businesses leaders, academics, media and political representatives from across Europe.

Read More

Hybrid workforce model as a solution to
understaffed business

October 2015 – IT Pro Portal

The lack of highly trained IT staff, as well as IT staff in general across the UK has forced businesses to get creative when it comes to upscaling and getting work done. One of such companies, employing a somewhat different model is Gibbs S3. This model enables businesses to scale their technical workforces easily and at short notice to tackle crucial problems.

Read More

UK – Gibbs S3 reports record revenue for 2015

February 2016 – Staffing Industry Analysts

Gibbs S3 Ltd, a Surrey-based solutions provider of Information Technology Staffing and Services, announced that revenue in 2015 increased by 53% to reach a total of £49.3 million for UK operations. Meanwhile, global revenue reached £210 million. Gibbs S3 has recently announced two contract wins with a technology company, jointly worth £28 million with one of the contracts being in the MSP space looking after the technology supply chain, while the other will be as a supplier of IT and Infrastructure professionals.

Read More

UK workforce specialist Gibbs S3 partners
with $7.4bn US global giant

April 2016 – Bdaily

Surrey-based workforce solutions firm Gibbs S3 has announced a partnership with World Wide Technology (WWT) that will see it provide staffing services to its project staff. The deal will see Gibbs, who also have offices in London, Manchester and Cheshire, utilise its talent management service to assist WWT, who specialise in technological systems integration, in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Read More
  • Job Search