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We were founded in 2014 with a clear goal to disrupt the recruitment industry by empowering employers to improve talent acquisition by combining our recruitment expertise with unrivalled data and insights.

We believe that every company has the potential to recruit the most talented candidates without the use of recruitment agencies. We exist to empower our customers to take greater ownership of recruitment and increase their return on investment.

We know that an improved recruitment model presents the business with wider strategic benefits, including a better quality workforce and greater employee engagement leading to improved productivity and sustainability.

Our approach is to create bespoke solutions to your challenges, applying our extensive recruitment leadership experience with employer brand expertise, research skills and data analytics, enabling you to:

Increase candidate quality

Reduce recruitment costs

Reduce time to hire

Reduce reliance upon expensive third parties

Gain control of your employer brand

Enhance candidate experience

Meet the recruitment needs of your hiring managers

Enable evidence-based hiring decisions

We work with businesses who want to make a significant impact and long lasting change to ‘who’ and ‘how’ they recruit.

Our customers are businesses led by individuals with a desire to create talent strategies which enhance the sustainability and performance of the organisation through the ability of its people.

We make this a reality by working as your partner, developing a real understanding of your culture. We look at your existing recruitment capabilities and pain points, people related goals and strategic vision. 

When you work with us you will benefit from market leading consultative advice underpinned by fact based intelligence which ensures that the best talent is recruited direct. 

Candidates and Covid-19

Candidates and Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the way people work all over the world.  From increased home working to furloughed workers and the likelihood of redundancies, many commentators suggest that the world of work will never be the same again. We were keen to gain a...

Covid-19 and the Employee – Survey Report

Covid-19 and the Employee – Survey Report

As Covid-19 has an increasing impact upon everyone, we wanted to understand if employees were thinking different about their roles and employer.  Would they be more likely to move roles than before?  Has their view of their employer changed? In April 2020, we...

Coronavirus and Home Working – Report Download

Coronavirus and Home Working – Report Download

The Coronavirus pandemic has required businesses and employees to quickly adapt to home working.  Businesses have invested in communication platforms and hardware, along with finding new ways to manage and support team members. We wondered what impact all of this may...