Stuart Gentle Publisher at Onrec & ABG Professional Information - 04/2000

Joining Forces In On-line Venture, the on-line recruitment service owned by Reed Business Information (RBI) and ABG Professionals Information, the commercial division of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), have announced a strategic alliance to create the UK's largest website for accountancy recruitment. is one of the UK's leading recruitment websites. Launched in January with a 6 million marketing campaign, the site is already generating three million page impressions from nearly 300,000 unique users per month.

With an average of 20,000 jobs on offer through the site at any one time, already provides information on UK job vacancies in 15 industry sectors, and will add jobs for the accountancy sector. Commenting on the venture, Mark Kelsey, Managing Director of, said: The deal represents a superb strategic fit for both organisations, in which will assume a market leading presence in both the qualified and part-qualified accountancy recruitment marketplace.