THE ONE GROUP is a specialist recruitment and performance improvement business.❚ PEOPLE FOCUS, FIRST AND ALWAYSWe passionately believe that people make the differenceand having the right people, in the right place, loving whatthey do is the real secret behind every successful business.Our continued success is due to our relentless focus on howwe understand and treat people; this is at the heart of Seriously good with peopleeverything we do. It’s what makes us unique.❚ THE ONE GROUPThe business has grown significantly since it was formed in Executive2004. The group now comprises of four divisions with a Specialist Specialist Performance Search andrange of specialist services, including three recruitment Services Recruitment Improvementbusinesses and a performance improvement business, selectionproviding specialist expertise in people development,strategy, leadership and culture alignment. “ I feel like I am their Business Laycock THE ONE 5s One Performance only client; I never Divisions Williams GROUP Recruitment Outcome have to chase them, they just deliver • Senior Executive • High Performance and quickly.” Focused Recruitment • Construction & • Accountancy • IT • Technical • Manufacturing Culture • Commercial Skills Property • HR • Engineering • Leadership & Stock and Cost Accountant, Abcam, Cambridge Expertise • Industry & • Office • Purchasing Management Commerce • Executive • Logistics • Transition & • International Change
The right people, loving what they do.❚ GROWTH IN A DIFFICULT MARKET ❚ SERIOUSLY GOOD WITH PEOPLEIn 2004, when our business was born, we had one address, Not only do we help our clients find the right people lovingone service offering and three staff. We are now proud to what they do, we also maintain this philosophy within ourbe a significant business with offices in Peterborough, own business. We are very proud of how long our peopleCambridge, Manchester and London, and a fabulous teamof over 40 talented individuals delivering over 20 different stay with us and our very high engagement scores. We are serious about our quality approach to helping people, but “ Being recruited byspecialist services. we don’t take ourselves too seriously. This blend works really well for us. Our reputation for quality consultation THE ONE GROUP was and extensive experience is why our client base has grown so rapidly. my best recruitment experience – the energy and the team ethos really came across.” RECOMMENDATION! In a recent confidential survey, we asked our staff how likely they were to recommend THE ONE GROUP as a great place to work; every staff member responded with at least 8 out of 10. Seriously good with people
A specialist consultancy supplying high quality permanent and temporary candidates for Accountancy, Office, HR, IT and Executive level vacancies❚ OUR ETHOS ❚ SPECIALIST EXPERTISE ❚ CANDIDATE FIRST AND ALWAYSWe won’t just find anyone. We’ll find THE ONE. We are specialists not generalists. Our approach is always to Our candidate charter states that we will assist, develop,Finding the one means going a lot further than build teams that focus on very specific sectors and job advise and nurture all of our candidates. Quite simply theylanding a pile of CVs on your desk. It’s what makes disciplines. We know that specialist advisors are the only value this support and it works for us too. It ensures we haveus different. way to deliver a high quality service. Our consultants have the best and most loyal candidates on our database.We invest in attracting and keeping the best consultants and years of recruitment expertise, coupled with first hand We continually scrutinise our database using many methodsbring in people with relevant specialist sector experience and experience and knowledge of the skills and technical to contact people who may or may not be considering alocal knowledge. We recognise the power of strong, qualifications needed for various roles and the day-to-day career move. issues faced within these sectors. In essence, we understandlong-term relationships, that is why you won’t get passed the industries we support and can ensure candidates are ofaround. Instead we always assign a dedicated consultant the right calibre before they are submitted to a vacancy.who will build a detailed understanding of your business andall potential candidates. This provides the highest possibletailored and personal service.❚ KEY STATISTICS V P 4,000 candidate calls every month 250 job adverts each week 600 new applications each month 12,000 website visits every month 25%* of our candidates are generated through personal recommendation and referral *exceptional in the recruitment industry Recruitment as it should be
Candidate Management CycleRegistration Search/Recruitment Strategy• CV review and critique • Review search options• Career history and experience • Agree search strategy• Culture preferences • Review business approach options• Competency review • Agree vacancy application• Profiling • Agree client approach strategy• Career ambition• Managing AspirationsPlacement and beyond Interview Management• Manage application • Interview technique and experience process and paperwork • Pre-interview preparation• Support exit and start date • Business briefings• Early review • Arrange interviews• Mid term review • Post interview review/ feedback• Periodic contact to update candidate • Manage de-selection database • Successful interview management
Vacancy Management Cycle• Full organisation research • Define and agree search strategy• Agree terms of engagement • Advertising strategy• Role briefing and recruiting • Short-listing process manager interview • Candidate review• Organisation culture assessment Vacancy Search • Candidate options and selection• Team dynamics Briefing Strategy strategy• Business goals and role challenges• Role specification• Career prospects and individual development• Manage selection process • Agree interviewing strategy• Agree contract conditions • Arrange interviews• Offer management • Agree application process and• Manage exit process and Post Interview policies start dates Placement Management • Post interview reviews• Post placement review • De-select candidates• Mid term review • Agree further stage interviews • Selection advice and options
Specialist Recruitment - AccountancyOur specialist team of consultants will find you the ideal candidates for your business, whether it is for temporary, or permanent roles.We place candidates into a large variety of accountancy roles at all levels of experience and seniority.Some of the more typical job titles and department functions are illustrated below. ACCOUNTANCY FINANCE SUPPORT PART QUALIFIED/QBE PRACTICE QUALIFIED Purchase Ledger Assistant Management Accountant Practice Manager Financial Controller Sales Ledger Assistant Financial Accountant Accounts Finance Manager Credit Control Assistant Accountant Audit & Risk Financial Accountant Payroll Project/ Cost Accountant Tax Management Accountant Accounts Assistant Company Accountant Trainee/Graduate Group Accountant Book Keeper Accounts Manager Internal Audit❚ EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENTAs a local specialist we offer extensive knowledge and experience of the local business communities. Our consultants have recruited acrossthe region for over a decade and possess the understanding, credibility and maturity required to provide a genuine business partnership.No two recruitment processes are identical, therefore we draw upon our extensive capability to provide an individual and bespoke service.Our consultants are passionate about being in tune with the local market and its influential business leaders. We are in regular contactwith high calibre individuals over many years to support, guide and advise them on all aspects of recruitment and career development.It is this approach which enables us to identify, source and engage the best quality candidates who have the capabilities andexpertise to deliver.
Specialist Recruitment - HROur specialist team of consultants will find you the ideal candidates for your business, whether it is for temporary, or permanent roles.We place candidates into a large variety of accountancy roles at all levels of experience and seniority.Some of the more typical job titles and department functions are illustrated below. HUMAN RESOURCES HR GENERALIST LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT COMPENSATION & BENEFITS RECRUITMENT Director Advisor Head of Rewards & Performance Manager Business Partner Manager Manager Internal Manager Consultant Pensions Administrator Officer Officer Coordinator Rewards & Benefits Coordinator Assistant Trainer Analyst Assistant Advisor❚ EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENTAs a local specialist we offer extensive knowledge and experience of the local business communities. Our consultants have recruited acrossthe region for over a decade and possess the understanding, credibility and maturity required to provide a genuine business partnership.No two recruitment processes are identical, therefore we draw upon our extensive capability to provide an individual and bespoke service.Our consultants are passionate about being in tune with the local market and its influential business leaders. We are in regular contactwith high calibre individuals over many years to support, guide and advise them on all aspects of recruitment and career development.It is this approach which enables us to identify, source and engage the best quality candidates who have the capabilities andexpertise to deliver.
Specialist Recruitment - ITOur specialist team of consultants will find you the ideal candidates for your business, whether it is for temporary, or permanent roles.We place candidates into a large variety of accountancy roles at all levels of experience and seniority.Some of the more typical job titles and department functions are illustrated below. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT SUPPORT Web Designer IT Manager/Director Desktop Support Web Developer Project Manager Network Engineer Application Developer Development Manager IT Analyst Software Engineer Change Manager IT Administrator Hardware Engineer Test Manager IT Trainer Helpdesk Manager❚ EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENTAs a local specialist we offer extensive knowledge and experience of the local business communities. Our consultants have recruited acrossthe region for over a decade and possess the understanding, credibility and maturity required to provide a genuine business partnership.No two recruitment processes are identical, therefore we draw upon our extensive capability to provide an individual and bespoke service.Our consultants are passionate about being in tune with the local market and its influential business leaders. We are in regular contactwith high calibre individuals over many years to support, guide and advise them on all aspects of recruitment and career development.It is this approach which enables us to identify, source and engage the best quality candidates who have the capabilities andexpertise to deliver.
Specialist Recruitment - OfficeOur specialist team of consultants will find you the ideal candidates for your business, whether it is for temporary, or permanent roles.We place candidates into a large variety of accountancy roles at all levels of experience and seniority.Some of the more typical job titles and department functions are illustrated below. OFFICE ADMINISTRATION/ SECRETARIAL MARKETING SALES PURCHASING/ SUPPLY CHAIN Marketing Manager/ PA Account Management Logistics & Transport Coordinator/Executive Secretarial Digital/Online Marketing Business Development Stock Control Reception Brand Management Telesales Import/ Export Data Entry Product Management/Development Customer Service Procurement Office Manager Communication Manager/Executive Internal Sales Planning Legal/ Medical Secretary Database Marketing Sales Management Merchandising Financial Planning Internal Communications Field Sales❚ EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENTAs a local specialist we offer extensive knowledge and experience of the local business communities. Our consultants have recruited acrossthe region for over a decade and possess the understanding, credibility and maturity required to provide a genuine business partnership.No two recruitment processes are identical, therefore we draw upon our extensive capability to provide an individual and bespoke service.Our consultants are passionate about being in tune with the local market and its influential business leaders. We are in regular contactwith high calibre individuals over many years to support, guide and advise them on all aspects of recruitment and career development.It is this approach which enables us to identify, source and engage the best quality candidates who have the capabilities andexpertise to deliver.
Seriously good with people... ...don’t just take our word for it...“ Their attitude epitomises what I look for in a RECRUITMENT PARTNER” Head of Business & Financial Services, Hanover Housing Group “ I didn’t hesitate in ENGAGING THE ONE GROUP on a sole agency basis” Financial Controller, Plasti-kote Ltd ” “ THE ONE GROUP are the only recruitment agency who have taken the time to really get to know“ ME and my career” Tom, Cambridge
“ A recruitment agency that gets what it’s all ” about and above all is PROFESSIONAL” Bill, Peterborough“ Your efforts and communicationthroughout the whole process filled me with CONFIDENCE” Ben, Cambridge “ I know I can expect HONESTY, integrity, and consultative ADVICE” Interim Financial Controller and now Commercial Director of Cummins Plc “ You EXCEEDED my expectations” Marie, Peterborough
A specialist consultancy supplying technical and professional candidates to the manufacturing, engineering and supply-chain sectors 5s is a manufacturing term, which epitomises our business values; to constantly drive for the most efficient, cost effective route for maximum return. At 5s Recruitment we pride ourselves as a forward thinking business established in a time where efficiency and service are at the top of the agenda in the industries we support. Our commitment is to provide a clear and transparent recruitment process, focused on high quality outcome and eliminating wasted time, effort and money. ❚ OUR SPECIALISM We operate in the Central and East of England region. We place high quality candidates into a range of disciplines within engineering and manufacturing businesses, typically within a salary range of £20,000 to £70,000. Specifically we source candidates for roles within the following disciplines:- ENGINEERING MANUFACTURING MAINTENANCE PROCESS DESIGN QUALITY PRODUCTION PLANNING Electricial Engineer CAD Technician Process Engineer Quality Engineer Team Leader Planning Manager Mechanical Engineer Electricial Designer Manufacturing Engineer Quality Control Inspector Shift Manager Material Controller Installation Engineer Mechanical Designer Operations Manager Technicial Manager Operations Manager Material Manager Field Engineer Project Designer Production Engineer Supplier Quality Engineer Production Manager Production Planner Service Engineer Design Manager NPI Engineer Health & Safety Manager Process Technologist Commission Engineer Tool Maker R&D Engineer PURCHASING LOGISTICS TECHNICIAL BUYING SOURCING WAREHOUSING DISTRIBUTION QUALITY TECHNICIAL Buyer Procurement Manager Distribution Manager Dispatch Manager Quality Control Manager NPD ManagerPurchasing Manager Packaging Manager Warehouse Manager Transport Manager Quality Assurance Manager NPD Technologist Contract Manager Portfolio Manager Stores Manager Transport Planner Quality Manager Development ChefSupply Chain Manager Product Buyer Logistic Manager Packaging Technologist Laboratory Manager Stock Control Manager Specifications Technologist Hygiene Manager Technicial Manager
❚ OUR TEAMOur team is a great marriage of consultants with years ofrecruitment expertise, and time spent working withinindustrial manufacturing and engineering – in essence we 4. Experienced: we have first hand knowledge of the manufacturing and engineering industry meaning we can quickly establish what is required, often without a Business Partner Because of our client service ethic, our specialist know-how, together with our unrivalled candidate care programme weunderstand the industries we support. We have first hand detailed brief. maintain long-standing client relationships. Consequently,experience and knowledge of the skills and technical we can often shortcut the briefing process and offer morequalifications needed for various roles and the day-to-dayissues faced in departments within these sectors. 5. Long Term: simply put, we play the long game. We get to know each detailed advice and guidance, particularly when clients are considering restructuring or departmental changes.Consequently, we can quickly assess if candidates are of client and each candidate so that wethe right calibre before we put them forward. can offer a value added service. As busy executives you rightly see❚ OUR APPROACH recruitment as an additional task and weFinding quality people to compliment seek to take away as much of that work asyour team is more challenging possible and provide you with a quality service: a short listthan ever. Our consultants are of candidates with advice and guidance regarding eachcommitted to gaining and candidate. We do not send a pile of CVs for you tomaintaining a full understanding sift and sort.of your requirements right fromthe start of the process, through to ❚ BENEFITS OF USINGthe successful conclusion. 5s RECRUITMENTThe five key aspects to our approach ensure you receive aquality and efficient service. Quality Service www.5s-recruitment.co.uk We believe that although our approach to every piece of 5s is a division of THE ONE GROUP1. Candidate Care Programme: we pride ourselves in offering high quality candidate care. We really get toknow our candidates and make sure we understand what is recruitment is tailor-made, our high service levels come as standard.best for them in terms of their next career move, as well as Efficientdiscussing new opportunities and preparing them for Because we understand technical business processes ininterview. Because of this time and effort invested with our detail we can offer a faster more efficient and morecandidates the majority stay with us throughout their career advisory service.and recommend us to their colleagues too. Top Talent2. Geographic Focus: because we focus on the Central and East of England region, we have anin-depth knowledge of both the companies operating Due to our care and attention to each and every candidate they stay with us. We really get to know our candidatesin this region and where the best local talent are and make sure we understand what iscurrently working. best for them. Coupled with our tight focus on specific industries in the East3. Highly Networked: we make it our business to continue to be well networked, which keeps us abreastof industry trends, issues, movements and developments. of England we have unrivalled access to the best regional talent pool. Seriously good with people
We close the gap between what your people can do and what they must do to deliver the organisation’s goals❚ ABOUT US 1. Leadership Clarity – through a set of proven techniques, bought in. In practice this means thoroughly investing in the working with our experienced and skilled people we help above steps, to ensure that they can make the right choicesOne Performance Outcome is a performance leadership teams identify their Mission, Vision and Values. for themselves!improvement business with a passionate focus on outcome.Everything we do is about delivering results for clients. From this we can determine the ‘gap’ between where the The harsh facts are that we cannot force anyone to change people are and where they need to be and design their attitude; only they can decide if they want to live yourA division of THE ONE GROUP, we work nationally and interactions. vision and make the requested changes.internationally from offices in Cambridgeshire and thenorthwest. 2. Awareness – to move your people you need to work on 5. Performance Behaviour – only once people have making them aware. This means providing them with the understood the strategy, worked out what’s in it for them,Our vision is to keep growing through fanatical attention to answer to simple questions such as ‘how has my job learnt what to do and decided they want to be involved canour clients’ outcome. We are trusted advisors who think changed’ and ‘what do you want me to do differently’. we expect people to do things differently.differently. We create solutions that inspire and engagepeople to lead, manage and perform in alignment with their It also requires you to answer questions such asbusiness needs. ‘what if I don’t want to ❚ OUR PEOPLE change’, ‘what’s in it for One Performance Outcome is made upOur values help us focus our efforts, hire the right people of a team of experienced, skilled and me’ and other challengingand describe ourselves to clients. They are:- dynamic people who make your desired questions.• Agility in everything we do changes a reality. We focus on outcomes, 3. Skills – you will also drive for them passionately and ensure that• Innovation, with expertise and passion need to invest in new skills to give your business can deliver its goals as a result• Outcome focused them a chance of delivering according of our involvement. to your new model. Depending on the• Delivery of as much hard work as it takes The Partners are long term veterans of the performance scope of the changes you require this will• Constructive dissatisfaction to strive for better outcomes improvement industry, with over ten years experience most likely focus on some of the following; each of making changes stick. Originally from industrial❚ HOW WE HELP CLIENTS • Leadership backgrounds they have first-hand experience of what it’s likeClients come to us when they have a clear goal in mind, • Management to work in complex, fast moving organisations.which will change the way that people work and specifically • Team work and communication We are not specialists in any one sector and ensure we bring‘how stuff gets done’ in the organisation. best practice from one market to another. • Sales and commercial skillsAny leadership decision which moves the organisation Our consultants are all experts, hired to bring particular skills, • Personal effectiveness.towards a new goal, away from current behaviours and knowledge and content to our powerful mix! Their skills aretowards a new way of working creates a need to focus on 4. Attitude – adults in the workplace will only decide if they focused around helping you drive that magical ingredient infive pillars of activity. want to make requested changes when they have been your people – Performance Behaviour!
❚ Jagex Games Studios ❚ Bauer Media ❚ SolutionsPT Jagex identified a need to change the way it Like many large companies, Bauer has felt the pain of How do you take a high performance business brought new games to market. Easy to say spending downturns and changed its business to a new level without making the people feel difficult to do! accordingly. The impact on people and teams has been put upon and pressurized? Issue – Jagex had been very successful but the leaders knew that what mitigated through skilled interaction. Issue – software and technology company SolutionsPT faced a state of they had done would be ‘toxic’ to their future. Issue – support functions have been badly affected by flux whereby the Chairman wanted to take a back seat but was seen as Solution – our work has focused on working with the Executive to create job cuts, teams are working harder, with less resource. ‘the leader’ in entirety. ‘Leadership Clarity’. We designed their Mission, Battleplans (vision) and A newly formed team, needed to do things differently, work better Solution – by working with the General Manager and Senior Values. Subsequently our team designed and delivered an all staff launch together and deliver significant results. Management Team One Perfomance Outcome created a broad group event, video messages and branding for their new direction under the Solutions – in the HR team, the visionary Director knew that intervention of leaders who deliver their mission with vigour – getting great results. By brand New Game Plus! was needed. One Performance Outcome was hired to work with the supporting the team with new skills, coaching and proprietary techniques As follow up we are now retained to coach all managers to team to help them; better understand the goals, work as a powerful which shift mindsets, the client has taken their business to new levels and ensure that new ways of working are delivered and new business goals team, solve real issues and ultimately deliver real value to their internal the Chairman has now stepped back to enjoy watching his team flourish. achieved. customers. Outcomes – SolutionsPT is now winning new, significantly larger Outcomes – New Game Plus is now a reality. The organisation is in Outcome – from a standing start the HR team now functions powerfully, contracts than ever before and making more money. They have also been alignment with the CEO and Executive and striving to launch new games delivering for their customers and working well as a team. Challenges the fastest riser in the Sunday Times Best Companies list for two years faster, better and for less development input. Other than financial indicators such as geographic spread, serving a variety of different businesses and running and publicly credit One Perfomance Outcome for their Jagex invests in the Sunday Times ‘Best Companies’ list and is aiming to legacy behaviours have all been addressed. contribution to this! re-enter the Top 100 within 18 months. ❚ Frontline ❚ WhiteConcierge Leading magazine distributor, Frontline, balance Providing extraordinary telephone concierge the demands of the publishers who own them services for high net worth individuals, in over and the supermarkets and other retailers who twenty languages sounds simple – or does it? sell magazines. Serving the needs of both will never be easy. Issue - WhiteConcierge identified that it needed a consistent way to Issue – new teams, formed when employees TUPE’d to Frontline from engage its people to deliver a ‘wow’ experience for its customers. publishing companies needed new skills to better manage their Solution – ‘Diamonds (Passion, Perfection and Polish)’ became customers. Solution –Account Managers and Newstrade Marketers each have the watch words for extraordinary service at WhiteConcierge. One Performance Outcome designed the brand, programme and www.oneperformance.co.uk similar roles, whilst serving different ends of the market. By focusing on roll-out, engaging the managers on the journey so that it lived beyond similarities and differences One Performance Outcome have developed the excitement of the programme. Use of innovative tools helped One Performance Outcome is a division of their commercials skills which mean they can better understand and Diamonds change behavior for the long term! THE ONE GROUP suggest solutions to their customers. Outcomes – Diamonds is now lived and breathed, and used Outcomes – at the lowest level Frontline now work more powerfully with every week as part of staff inductions. It’s not only valuable to employees their customers. This however underplays the outcomes which have but it adds value to corporate clients and has helped WhiteConcierge enabled closer cooperation between various teams, driven the customer’s grow their business with existing and new contracts. agenda up through the business and led to new opportunities being created and closed.❚ OUR CLIENTSOver the years we have worked with many of the world’s best companies and many that are aiming to achieve this status.We’ve also addressed challenges for many public sector organisations.In each case we have had to be innovative, passionate and outcome focused. We pride ourselves on thinking the unthinkableand achieving the unachievable. We are proud of our clients, our projects and their outcomes. Seriously good with people
Laycock Williams is a global executive recruitment company❚ ABOUT US sectors, we understand how best to articulate your individuals with rare skill sets. business, vision and strategy to attract top talent to yourWe are a dedicated global executive recruitment consultancy • Selection: the management organisation.operating in many sectors but with a particular strength in of a branded or anonymousthe property and construction arena. We have a thorough We have a proven service methodology from taking a brief, advertising campaign. Thisand consultative approach to placing executive talent, from to initial research and then through to appointment. To date methodology works bestthe initial research through to appointment. Laycock we have a 100% success rate. In short, we deliver. when there is a largeWilliams is a division of THE ONE GROUP, the specialist We are a well connected recruitment business with a number of suitably qualifiedrecruitment and performance improvement business. commitment to extensive business networking. This is people available in the marketOur ‘partnering’ approach is underpinned by a clear underpinned by our links into Forum for the Built who fit the client’s brief. understanding of our clients’ businesses, Environment, Movers and Shakers and membership of markets, objectives, cultures and HR • Introductions: our extensive market network frequently several industry institutions. strategies. alerts us to individuals who are available or who are Our approach to partnering and working closely with unsettled and looking for a move. We develop strong clients enables us to understand the real issues within a relationships with clients and business, helping our clients develop the most effective • Interim Management: the introduction of candidates for candidates, which are recruitment strategy. short term assignments in the UK and overseas where a strengthened by proactive fast response time is critical. We are honest and hardworking professional consultants engagement and efficient who are driven by an ethical and consultative approach to • Consulting: we provide services such as recruitment communication. recruitment. What our clients say about us is testament to strategies, internal candidate assessments, known We demonstrate a real commitment our integrity and commitment. candidate approaching, behavioural and psychometrictowards solving people issues and delivering the right people testing, salary benchmarking and acquisition/to drive an organisation’s business plans. ❚ OUR SERVICES merger advice. Our expert consultants specialise in the recruitment of high❚ WE ARE PROUD OF WHAT MAKES quality candidates attracting salaries in excess of £50,000 pa. ❚ OUR CLIENTS US DIFFERENT Our clients needs vary significantly when searching for We are delighted that we have soOur long and credible track record of delivering high level, business critical executive roles and so we offer a highly many clients who offer feedbackDirector and Board assignments in our sectors is valued by tailored service, with each project individually designed to on our service. Here is a smallour clients and is why they continue to use our service. meet the brief. selection which will give you aWith over 25 years experience and a pragmatic in-depth • Search: our ‘Headhunting’ or search service is a highly flavour of us and how we work:-understanding of the business critical roles in a variety of focused way of finding senior executives or those
“ Their knowledge of the industry and in particular the transportation and civil engineering sector is very good and I have used them on several occasions to undertake searches for me. They have successfully helped me to recruit good people into my business.” Group Director, Carillion“ Every deadline set was met and an absolute pleasure to deal with – professional yet very pleasant people.” Chief Executive, BCSC“ With two successful senior placements in the last few years, I am very pleased to recommend the Laycock Williams team. When recruiting these posts, I’m looking for the widest possible list, complete discretion and a speedy response. Even in the rising markets of 2007/8, it was these guys who came up with the goods. If I had another senior post to fill, or even wanted to bounce around ideas about how we get the right people to support the development of our business, I wouldn’t hesitate to pick up the phone to Laycock Williams. ” Director, Mace/Sense www.laycockwilliams.com Laycock Williams is a division of THE ONE GROUP“ Laycock Williams took an innovative approach and the process was conducted professionally and sensitively throughout; a thoroughly professional approach.” Main Board Director, Cyril Sweett“ I have used the services of Laycock Williams many times over the years and would take pleasure in recommending their services to interested parties, I have found them to be forthright, honest, this coupled with their ability to find the right people for the job makes the recruitment of staff very straight forward. Unlike other recruitment executives, they use their personal knowledge, networking and previous experience to ” initially come up with a shortlist of candidates. English Regions Board Director, SPIE Matthew Hall Seriously good with people