We’ve been Shortlisted

We are thrilled to announce we have been shortlisted for not one but TWO Investors in People Awards 2018:

  • Excellence in Reward & Recognition

  • Excellence in Leadership & Management

Why were we shortlisted?

Reward & Recognition

All employees, including leaders, are appraised, measured & rewarded against our values.

  • We have a learning reward strategy using our online training platform, recruitment juice and APSCo training courses.
  • We have a real framework which all employees understand, use to reflect on and can self-measure against as part of our twice-yearly formal appraisal process.
  • We have a range of fun awards including the High Achievers Lunch Club, 6-month weekend break targets, Office Peer Brag Board, Vouchers, Employee of the Quarter, Employee of the Year and many more.
  • In the 12 months directly prior to October 2017, we trained and promoted 11 members of staff.

Leadership & Management

We have a 6-person management team, 2 Founders, 2 appointed Directors (both joined at junior level), a Marketing Manager and Operations Manager.

  • We have a 50% female leadership team.
  • All our leadership team has been promoted through the business giving us an extremely aspirational culture for our ambitious team to grow within.
  • 2017 was a record year for us delivering 50.4% more fee income than 2016. During this period, we took on 7 new junior employees.

What does it mean for our employees?

Employees will continue to enjoy our collaborative culture and we will continue to strive to improve, develop and adapt to ensure employees have the skills and opportunities to thrive.

We believe hard work and dedication should be rewarded. As a small business, everyone’s effort, attitude, and success have a massive impact on the overall business performance & culture. We ensure everyone fully understands and are rewarded for their role in reaching wider business goals.

We deliver opportunities for employee’s personal development, business growth, activity within new markets and countries, and to create their own success story.

What does it mean for our clients?

We’re committed to sourcing the best talent for our clients, empowering organisations to grow, develop and meet business objectives.

Developing leaders allows us to become more sustainable, giving Founders more time to concentrate on business strategy and offers junior employees more support. Our vision is to deliver beyond expectations, to do this; employees need support and training to develop.

Being shortlisted demonstrate our business framework develops motivated talent which will continue to develop and improve the recruitment processes.

Why are we proud of it?

As a business, we have worked tirelessly to create a company which is inclusive, transparent and hugely supportive which has earned us 3 consecutive IIP Gold Accreditations over the last 8 years.

We support a diverse, multicultural, inclusive environment delivering the highest standards of employment practice. Our team understands that they can write their own success story and have a significant positive impact on our business.

Our Founders continuously invest in the business, not only financially, but with their time, research and whole-hearted dedication.

  • We have a real passion for our markets. We know our stuff!
  • We love getting repeat business and we get a lot of it!
  • We thrive on our accuracy levels. We have no interest in volume recruitment.
  • We are motivated to deliver an unrivaled candidate and client journey.
  • We take our responsibilities seriously but also like to enjoy great client and candidate relationships. We believe that business can be exciting and fun!

To be shortlisted for these prestigious awards is a fabulous endorsement for our passion for what we do, and we look forward to the forthcoming event in November.

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