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Key Skills Education

Key Skills Education is an education recruitment agency that places teachers and teaching assistants into primary, secondary and special schools.  Established in 2010, they have built an excellent reputation with schools and teachers across London.

The consultants at Key Skills focus on providing honest advice and guidance to teachers and support staff looking for career moves into long term and permanent placements. Whether you are a UK qualified teacher, overseas trained teacher or seeking teaching assistant jobs in London and the Home Counties, this well-established teaching agency located in  East London can start helping you immediately.

BDS recruitment

BDS is a professional and established recruitment consultancy providing expert and tailored recruitment services on a nationwide level on a permanent, interim and temporary basis. Specialising across the housing, public sector, charitable and care and support industries, they work with small and large companies offering high profile recruitment services personalised to each individual organisation’s needs.

Their consultants are niche sector experts and their aim is to develop partnerships based on trust, commitment and results. One thing that is the same throughout, is the dedicated, individual and personal service received. Their in-depth knowledge and sector expertise, along with their unique approach ensures that they work specifically to their client’s briefs, timescales and budgets.

They also ensure that dedicated aftercare is provided and that they uphold high standards for safe and robust recruitment. BDS are passionate about their candidates and dedicated to ensuring they match candidates to not only the right role but to the right organisation where they can make a difference and develop personally and professionally. Their vision is all about people and their friendly and professional approach ensures they deliver time and time again.


The market-leader in sustainability and safety recruitment for over a decade. Acre has built a community of talented, dedicated professionals who daily create social and environmental value, while promoting good business.

They work with world-leading corporates and consultancies, non-profits and NGOs, deploying their extensive network to place impactful people, develop leading-edge teams and provide valuable business intelligence. Measuring their success one individual at a time, ethics and sustainability are key to their culture. They’re active members of the UN Global Compact, they produce comprehensive annual sustainability reports, and their fundraising through the Acre Foundation enriches communities and improves lives.

agency central

Agency Central is helping recruitment agencies – to find the right employee for employer and for jobseeker to find the dream job.


Ambition is a leading, global, boutique recruitment business serving specialist markets in London, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
Founded and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1999, Ambition has grown to become one of the few recruitment businesses with genuine local expertise.

The UK office was acquired in 2008 and they have over 30 years’ experience in the London recruitment market. In the UK, we focus uniquely on professional services recruitment, giving us unrivalled expertise in this area. Their consultants are all experts in the Professional Services recruitment market within their specialist industries and they are able to provide employers with a flexible model to assist with permanent, fixed-term contract, interim and temporary recruitment at all levels of seniority.

Green Recruitment Company

The Green recruitment company is a multi-award winning international recruitment business in the International Green Energy & Green Technology sector. They are headquartered in London but now have key international hubs located in Europe, North America, Middle East, Australasia, Latin America and Asia..

The Green Recruitment Company was founded in London in 2010 with the sole vision of becoming the leading specialist provider of global recruitment solutions to the Green Energy Sector. With an initial focus on Renewable Energy and Energy Management the company quickly expanded in line with the wider Green Energy sector. As technology continues to transform the sector our business has similarly adapted. International Offices have been created and new divisions arisen to meet the needs of markets such as E-Mobility, IoT, Connected Cities, Storage and DSR .

Blue Arrow

Blue Arrow is one of the UK ‘s largest specialist staffing companies. With over 600 recruitment professionals across more than 100 locations throughout the UK, including 65 high-street branches, Blue Arrow places over 60,000 people in work, each year.

They specialise in staffing for Admin & Secretarial including Call Centre, Transport & Logistics, Hospitality & Catering, Manufacturing & Production and Public Sector.


CareerAddict has mission to help people kick-start and advance their careers. Since launching in 2013, They quickly positioned themselves among the world’s leading online career and employment brands, providing their readers with all the necessary tools and industry insider knowledge they need to succeed in their careers and achieve their professional goals.

Their team of talented designers, programmers and writers work round the clock to deliver the best possible solutions for our audience, and this is reflected in the growing number of products and services that They offer to job seekers, career changers and career climbers who are at the heart of our activities. From a comprehensive career advice blog and professional CV writing services, to a state-of-the-art job board and a scientifically-backed career testing platform, they’ve got the technology, expertise and passion to help you do great things in your professional life.

 Career Teachers

Specialists in education recruitment. Career Teachers provide a high-quality, personalised service by working in partnership with schools and education professionals. They provide schools with compliant, fully qualified and experienced teachers and support staff. They also offer UK teachers, overseas teachers and support staff a wide variety of education roles in Primary, Secondary and SEND schools in and around London.

Concilium Search

Concilium Search provides first class recruitment services to the healthcare, energy, infrastructure, IT and FMCG sectors. They recruit best in class talent for clients across the globe, ranging from large premier listed corporations to specialist niche entities. Their Consultants possess an excellent understanding of their respective markets and are well versed in the practice of initiating and developing long term alliances with diverse international clients and candidates.

CV Screen

CV Screen is a specialist recruitment agency which recruits for organisations throughout the UK. Established in 2000, They have successfully recruited for over 1500 companies in the UK, including household names such as the FA Premier League, Mamas & Papas and Red Bull. They pride themselves on honest, ethical and professional service and all shortlisted candidates are interviewed by their experienced staff and fully briefed about your vacancy.

Their thorough selection process ensures that you will receive a highly targeted shortlist of relevant and local candidates. They have a number of specialist divisions which are able to assist you across your business including IT Recruitment, Marketing Recruitment, Accountancy Recruitment, Engineering Recruitment and Office & Secretarial Recruitment.


EMR is a specialist marketing recruitment agency. They cover everything from core marketing through to digital, communications and investor relations.

They’ve always believed that marketers have the power to shape the future of businesses and that many of today’s marketers will be the future CEOs, MDs and entrepreneurs of the digital age. Their goal is simple, to bring together the industry’s most talented and innovative professionals with marketing teams and businesses across all major sectors.

French Selection UK

French Selection UK, the leading consultancy specialising in the recruitment of French, German, Spanish, Russian & Italian speaking professionals and executives throughout the United Kingdom. They offer a nationwide recruitment service for permanent positions and fixed-term contracts, from graduate entry to management level – Sales & Business Development, Sales Coordination, Administration, Customer Service, Account Manager, Engineering, Technical Sales & Support, Logistics, Purchasing & Supply Chain, Marketing, Product Development, Online Marketing, Social Media, SEO, Human Resources, Accountancy, Credit Control, Office Management, PA & EA.
French Selection UK provides specialist recruitment expertise in language jobs across a broad range of industries and services, from small and medium-sized companies to multinational groups.

Impact Teachers

Impact was founded on the principle of creating outstanding schools and acquiring passionate teachers who can engage and inspire students both locally and globally. We’re not like other teaching agencies in the UK, we do more and that’s why our teachers recommend us.
At Impact, they believe that teachers have the ability to change and improve the world. Since 2005, they’ve been able to recruit exceptional teachers, assist the UK education system through international placements and further our commitment to improving education on a global scale.

As the UK’s most trusted teaching agency, They’ve helped thousands of teachers embark on this amazing journey, who have all played a huge role on impacting education locally, and globally. Now it’s your time to do it, teach in the UK.

IPS Group

IPS Group began as Insurance Personnel Selection in 1969 and they provided a professional recruitment service to the London insurance market. Over the years they have expanded and now have specialist recruitment teams in place for financial services jobs, finance jobs, actuarial jobs, IT jobs, executive jobs, loss adjusting jobs, pensions jobs, secretarial jobs and call centre jobs. They also offer a legal recruitment service and for legal jobs in the UK regions. In each of these sectors, they believe they have become one of the best known and most respected recruiters.

They are active across the UK and Central Europe, the USA, Asia and the Middle East, providing search, database, advertised and interim recruitment solutions to a very wide range of clients in our fields of operation.

Keystone Employment Group

Keystone Employment Group has over 50 years experience in delivering a superb, highly personalised level of service to all their customers. They believe in nurturing our relationships with both clients and candidates – they spend the time getting to know the people they work with. They were quick to recognise the changing recruitment market and our transparent pricing and our innovative approach to making recruitment lower cost and lower friction has kept us at the top of their game.

Keystone offers full temporary and permanent search and recruitment services for a wide range of sectors and roles and their online recruitment tools are truly industry-leading and can dramatically reduce the time and money an organisation spends on recruitment.

Michael Page

Our business started life in the UK in 1976, as a two-man operation above a laundrette. Nearly four decades later we have more than 7000 employees and a global office network, while growing our UK market coverage too.

With offices from Aberdeen to Bristol and Cardiff to Cambridge, and more than 25 specialist businesses we have the track record to handle your recruitment requirements or job search. We combine our local knowledge and global expertise to provide a specialised service to both employers and candidates.


Sir Alec Reed opened the first REED office in Hounslow, West London on 7th May 1960. In the early 1960s, he pioneered specialist recruitment services, a move which fundamentally changed the UK recruitment market. Today, REED is the UK’s #1 recruitment business. We have grown organically, rather than by acquisition, and we are committed to ensuring that people are at the heart of everything we do.

Why recruit with REED? Work with the UK’s #1 recruitment brand. Access the UK’s largest candidate database. Tap into expertise across 20 specialist sectors. Get the longest guarantees in the market.

Their vision is to deliver the best recruitment experience anywhere, through Human Energy, Market Expertise, Great Technology and Service Excellence.


Venturi, a specialist IT recruitment agency in London, was founded in 2009 by Brad Lamb & James Doyle. They were determined to build a company that put customer experience first. Their peers recognise them as one of the best in the industry and the ‘Recruiter Fast 50’ has listed us as one of the fastest growing IT recruitment agencies in the country. They do things differently and that stems from their three core values; Invest. Inspire. Innovate.

Premiere People NI

Premiere People are one of the top recruitment agencies in Northern Ireland. Established in 1983, they operate throughout Ireland specialising in complete staffing solutions. With a large established candidate pool, they supply a daily workforce of over 3,000 candidates across Northern Ireland.

They work with organisations to increase the quality and speed of recruitment by integrating best practices and resource planning to deliver an efficient and productive workforce. They have supplied skilled professionals for over 30 years to a wide range of recognisable blue chip organisations. Strategic in their thinking with a responsive approach to future needs, they think far beyond the conventional recruitment process by conducting a thorough analysis of both their clients and candidates.

Grafton Recruitment

Grafton Recruitment is one of the largest recruitment companies in Europe. They have been providing organisations permanent and temporary jobs including outsourced recruitment solutions and FDI’s projects for more than 30 years.

Grafton Recruitment is a diversified staffing business that operates in six countries with 35 offices and employing over 500 people. They placed in excess of 5,500 candidates in permanent jobs, supplied circa 8,000 temporary workers to clients and processed in excess of 18,000 each month last year. They specialise in both private and public sector placement, providing professionals across the spectrum of business and industry.


Hays is the leading global specialist recruitment group, and the market leader in places such as the UK, Germany and Australia. They are the experts in recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people across a wide range of specialised industries and professions. They operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

At Hays, they believe the right job can transform a person’s life and the right person can transform a business. They’re passionate about connecting our candidates with the right job for them. Here in the UK, we place someone every minute.

First Choice Recruitment

At First Choice Recruitment the team is the core of the business. Each team member is highly trained and focuses on the key areas of recruitment: permanent, temporary, healthcare and our comprehensive training services. They have four job sectors – Commercial, Healthcare, Industrial and Professional.


At Abacus the goal is simple, to help promote the brands of employers that wish to recruit staff; and match these job opportunities with career-driven candidates based in Belfast, NI, Ireland, the UK and across the world such as London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Dublin, New York, Sydney and more.
They have a wonderful talent pool of skilled people and high quality jobs are arriving in Belfast every week. Professionals with experienced in Accountancy, Legal, Financial Services, Technology and Analytics are in high demand.

Apple Recruitment Services

Apple Recruitment is an award winning Belfast based agency supplying temporary, contract and permanent staff to the following sectors throughout Northern Ireland; Admin / Secretarial Accountancy Banking & Finance Creative Media, Call Centres / Customer Service, Engineering, Insurance, IT,
Legal, Professional / Technical Sales, Travel.

Established in 1952 (formerly Legard Orr), Apple Recruitment is the longest running employment business in Northern Ireland, covering public and private sector placements. Their client portfolio ranges from independent small businesses to blue chip multi-national organisations, and includes many who have worked exclusively with ourselves for over 25 years. Apple’s recruitment consultants have extensive personal experience of their divisions, in addition to considerable recruitment industry training, knowledge and experience. They guarantee a personalised service and single point of contact for all your recruitment needs.

Ashton Recruitment

Established in 2004, they provide tailored recruitment solutions to Private and Public Sector Organisations throughout Northern Ireland. Their fully certified and industry experienced staff work in partnership with their clients to fully understand their requirements and provide a complete range of recruitment solutions to include temporary, contract and permanent appointments.

Their aim is to deliver honest and ethical recruitment with impeccable service levels and an innovative approach. From the initial vacancy request through to the final invoice, they frequently review their processes to ensure they are offering the highest standard of service at an affordable price.

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