The Zeel Solutions Back Office Team of the Year

Seven Resourcing were praised for its UGrad programme, a five-year degree covering a range of recruitment support for all new back-office employees to deliver exceptional customer service. Judges also commended Seven Resourcing for aligning purpose and profit in its support of charities and communities and demonstrating energy and passion in its commitment to talent. 

The Sonovate Client Service Award

Xpertise Recruitment demonstrated highly impressive client, candidate and employee engagement, with exceptional NPS scores proving a high level of customer service and loyalty. This scaling and agile staffing business is measuring the right impacts for success and proving a clear ROI on training, technology and DE&I as a recruitment partner of choice. 

The Access Group Best Use of Technology Award

Danny Sullivan impressed judges with its investment in a learning management system for candidates as well as its own employees to upskill and support its workforce. Judges also commended Danny Sullivan for its success in enabling people to optimise technology to enhance candidate experience, improve client retention and increase repeat business. 

The Fore:Two Group Candidate Service Award

Judges praised Engage Partners for their ability to upskill candidates and maintain close relationships with them. They were also commended for providing additional services to schools and investing back into the industry. 

The Workwell Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

Judges were impressed with the work Trinnovo are doing to create a diverse workforce and support clients in being more inclusive. Judges described Trinnovo as thought leaders in DE&I and praised them for openly publishing their progress in their Impact Report to inspire others in the sector. 

The Odro Innovation Award

Opus Talent Solutions impressed judges with the successful development and delivery of their _nology train & deploy initiative, which not only differentiates it from competitors but creates new tech talent to meet intensifying demand. Judges also praised its alignment of client need with ESG and showed why purpose is embedded into the DNA of the business. 

The Clearwater Growth Recruitment Company of the Year

Judges praised Seven Resourcing for their UGrad+ programme which has driven higher retention and commercial performance by empowering employees to find their place and grow with the company.

The 6Cats International Recruitment Company of The Year

In a closely fought battle judges praised NES Fircroft for growing its global contractor base to 24,000, with 90% outside of the UK, and its very impressive growth as a specialist energy and life science recruiter. NES now has a local presence in over 80 locations around the world and opened new offices in the US, Canada and Switzerland this year. 

The Grant Thornton Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year

Judges praised NHS Professionals for demonstrating true specialism and strong growth as genuine leaders in their sector. NHSP has consistently delivered best service to their customers and continues to invest in the wellbeing, learning and development of their internal and external workforce.  

The Parasol Temporary Recruitment Company of the Year

Judges praised the ambition of ERSG, the bold moves they are making with continuous innovation and investment in people, process and service, and how they are bringing purpose and ESG to life in their contribution to energy and the environment 

The 3R Best Recruitment Company to Work For (£5m to £20m)

This entry stood out to judges for their investment in a culture of employee wellbeing. Judges were particularly impressed by the statistic that 94% of its employees have said that working at Strativ has improved their mental health. 

The Twenty20 Capital Best Recruitment Company to Work For (£20m to £50m)

Judges praised Trinnovo Group for setting ambitious DE&I targets, being so open about their impact metrics, and developing a new advisory solution to support clients with diversity and inclusion.

The Saffery Champness Best Recruitment Company to Work For (£50m - £100m)

Opus impressed judges with their clear commitment to ESG and D&I, which underpins everything they do. Judges praised its _nology train & deploy solution which also brought to life their purpose beyond profit. 

The Blackwood Capital Best Recruitment Company to Work For (£100m+)

Community Resourcing Limited impressed judges with its initiatives to create an inclusive workforce and making a real difference, both internally and externally. Judges were particularly impressed with its high staff engagement, which speaks volumes about their value-based culture.

The Mishcon de Reya Recruitment Leader of the Year

Judges praised Zoe as a champion of women in tech leadership who is also promoting diversity and innovation throughout the tech sector. Zoe has made a real difference in driving the business forward by investing in L&D and improving inclusion. 


Steve was honoured for leading the international growth of PageGroup and recognised as a high-profile champion of diversity and the role of recruitment in harnessing the hidden workforce to drive inclusion.

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