Independent Recruitment Consultancy with a Strong Foothold in the South East

England
Business Services
Client Code: BN000042009
Turnover (Forecast): £890,000
EBITDA (Forecast): £247,000

Long established, independent recruitment consultancy, sourcing high calibre candidates, on both a temporary and permanent basis, for SMEs located in the South East of England. Through its highly experienced consulting team, the company provides a bespoke service for clients and candidates alike, delivering ongoing interview support and management liaison throughout the hiring process. The company maintains longstanding relationships with all clients, with relationships spanning up to 18 years with major clients, generating a significant proportion of repeat custom each year.

Key Aspects
  • Experience sourcing high-calibre candidates for both temporary and permanent placements, creating complementary revenue streams that work together to mitigate risk of sector downturn.
  • Diverse expertise across the industrial and commercial sectors, frequently sourcing candidates for management, sales, accountancy, administration, secretarial, HR, marketing, purchasing and supply chain roles.
  • Impressive proportion of revenue generated via permanent placements (71%), ensuring sustained and more reliable income on a long-term monthly basis.
  • Exceptional brand and local reputation, supported by its knowledgeable staff base, proactive and honest communication and reliable delivery.
  • High levels of repeat & referral custom (c75% of turnover), as a result of candidate quality, speed of placement and customer-centric ethos. 
Opportunities
  • Enhance temporary recruitment division via the employment of more consultants, that could support a rapid expansion of this in-demand service to drive future growth.
  • Ideal opportunity for a similar acquirer operating in a different region to expand operating footprint and grow market, securing a strong presence in Hertfordshire.
  • Increase current resourcing & consulting divisions to build existing pipeline, generating lucrative business leads and identifying potential clients.
  • Look to cater to new markets, such as healthcare and education, through the formulation of specialist divisions.
  • Further expand the company’s digital marketing strategy and increase brand awareness via proven tools such as Google AdWords and social media marketing.
  • Opportunity for an acquirer to immediately gain access to a wealth of experience and expertise across permanent and temporary services, via a longstanding staffing team.