Now Recruitment - An Introduction


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With over 20 years experience, Now
Recruitment has an enviable reputation
for supplying skilled and motivated
professionals to the construction industry in the UK and Australia.

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Now Recruitment - An Introduction

  1. 1. ,Delivering an effective recruitment solution tothe construction industry for over 20 years. 20 years
  2. 2. Welcome... With over 20 years experience, Now To date, we have five UK offices situated Recruitment has an enviable reputation in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Birmingham, for supplying skilled and motivated Cardiff and London, and two in Australia; professionals to the construction industry Sydney and Melbourne. Each office is in the UK and Australia. strategically located to meet the needs of an ever expanding client base. In 1992 we opened our first office in Birmingham and have kept on growing, We pride ourselves on providing a service opening four additional offices throughout which is personal, flexible and reliable. With over 20 years experience of working alongside the construction industry, we have fine-tuned our service, tailoring aspects of our recruitment processes to meet our client’s demands and industry requirements. We firmly believe in developing and maintaining relationships with our candidates. We have developed a concise database of candidates - some of which have worked with us for many years, who are reliable, skilled and fully referenced. Every individual at Now Recruitment is committed to the highest standards, working pro-actively, flexibly and cost effectively to provide a recruitment solution that gives you confidence, support and delivers on time, every time. the UK. In 2002 we went global, supplying We would love to build a lasting the Australian construction industry recruitment partnership with you. from Sydney. Gary Redman Gary Redman Group MD Now Recruitment: The Construction Recruiter ,
  3. 3. What makes • Longevity of employee service. • We advertise on a mixture of mainstream and niche job boards • Personal, one-to-one service at to ensure that we attract the best all times.  candidates for your different? • • High client retention – over 45% have worked with us for over 5 years. 100% compliance with the • Candidates are invited into our office, where a consultant will conduct a structured interview to assess the Employment Agencies Act overall quality of the candidate. (EAA) regulations. • All interviews are both written and verbally confirmed. • We provide, as a minimum, two references for each applicant, where requested. Offer, Placement and After-sales care • We issue hard copies of contracts and placement letters. • Consultants will communicate starting dates and agree an ongoing level of contact to maintain relationship. Construction Our construction division has been running for over 20 years and is split into two • Assisting in CSCS card attainment - first recruitment agency in the UK to be awarded the ‘Supporter of CSCS’ accreditation for commitment to CSCS procedures and guidelines. • Candidates are provided with their own H&S guidelines and information prior to placement. • Nationwide network means we can recruit quickly and efficiently throughout the UK. Our promise to you: minimum service levels We are committed to providing our clients with a service that exceeds expectations. To ensure a consistently high level of service, we promise the following: Client Contact • All communication is entered onto our computer system to comply distinct operations; Trades & Labour and with business policy and legislative Construction Professionals. We supply both requirements: on a contract, temporary and permanent • Requests regarding contact are basis throughout the UK. adhered to in compliance with legislation and acted upon accordingly. Trades & Labour • We will always issue copies of terms We supply skilled, motivated and fully & conditions. referenced trades and labour to ensure that your projects run smoothly. We understand Job role, advertising, interview the requirements placed on the industry and have tailored our recruitment process and placement to supply trades and labour who have • A full job specification taken to ensure relevant skills, recognised qualifications clarity on requirements. and the right attitude.
  4. 4. We assist in the provision of CSCS cards and Australia - Now Careersperform full checks on all candidates throughCITB-Construction Skills and Phoenix on-line, Now Careers Pty Ltd was established in 2002ensuring that candidates are qualified and as the international arm of Now Recruitment.compliant with all laws before going on-site. Specialising in construction industryAs a result of our commitment to CSCS we’re recruitment, Now Careers supply professionalsthe first recruitment agency in the UK to be on a contract and permanent basis to clientawarded the ‘Supporter of CSCS’ accreditation sites throughout Australia.for commitment to CSCS procedures and Now Careers is a corporate sponsor ofguidelines. the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and hold membershipsConstruction Professionals with the Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) and the Master BuildersWe supply management and supervisory staff Association (MBA).to the UK’s leading construction companies,helping to ensure that their projects runon-time and to budget. Sectors covered include:We have developed an excellent network • Main Contract / Subcontractof skilled, experienced, qualified and mobile • Government Projectsprofessionals who can be relied upon atshort notice. • Social HousingWe can deliver fully integrated recruitment • Maintenancesolutions to all major frameworks includingMaster Vendor, Neutral Vendor and • CivilsPreferred Supplier. • Consultancy & Project Management • Building Services Facilities ManagementSectors covered include: • Small Works• Main Contract / Subcontract • PPP• Social Housing• Maintenance Clifton Chase• Civils Clifton Chase is a specialist recruitment• Consultancy consultancy, supplying permanent and temporary staffing solutions to the built• BSFM (Building Services Facilities environment and construction industry in Management) London and the South East.• Small Works Awareness of the industry, understanding of the clients business and ability to sourceMechanical & Electrical excellent candidates, makes Clifton Chase theOur Mechanical & Electrical recruitment consultancy of choice for many of the UK’sdivision supply contract, temporary and leading construction and property companies.permanent labour and professionalsthroughout the UK. Sectors Clifton Chase recruits in:We recognise that the technology, practices • Building Servicesand legislation which exists in the industry areconstantly changing. We tailor our recruitment • Energy Managementprocedures to factor in the changes and to • Facilities Managementattract a diverse range of skills, allowing us to • General Practice / Propertyfacilitate client requests, whether they are forone individual for one day, to an entire team • Health and Safetyto work on multiple sites over a longer period • PFI Consultancyof time. • Project ManagementThe high standard of service we provide hasensured that we have developed excellent • Property, Building and Estateworking relationships with our clients, resulting Managementin longstanding partnerships. • Public and Not For Profit SectorWe subscribe to the Joint Industry Board’s • Technical(JIB) ‘Industrial Information Service’ enablingus to verify if candidates possess up to date • Constructionqualifications. Now Recruitment: The Construction Recruiter ,
  5. 5. What people “I have worked with Now for over 11 years. Now have always had a realistic and professional approach, they havesay about us. the ability and an understanding of a clients requirement to be able to resource any type of project be it freelance or permanent recruitment.” Nigel Ashwood MCIOB, Construction Director Persimmon Homes Ltd “Whilst being in a project management position with previous building companies I have appreciated the assistance and professionalism Now Careers have offered in bringing forward the site personnel my projects have required. Now Careers have continued to supply quality candidates to our business, and we value their efforts in continuously striving to meet our recruitment needs.” Glen Cutcliffe Adco Constructions “I have been working with Now Recruitment for the past 5 years. The service I have received has always been professional. They have reacted in a fast and efficient way to our requirements, providing me with qualified and suitable candidates for each individual role. They clearly understand the house building sector and can provide quality individuals through years of networking within this arena. I would have no hesitation in recommending them as a reputable recruitment consultancy.” Tim Taylor Build Director Banner Homes
  6. 6. “Now Recruitment has been my recruiter of choice for many years.They’re my first call, whether I need a Labourer or a Site Manager.What sets them apart from other recruiters is their experience inthe housing sector, but also their ability to identify good candidateswhether temporary or permanent, based on their professional methodsof recruitment. In summary, I would recommend Now to any likeminded business that wants to see candidates treated with respect,and supplied correctly when required”.Mervyn Williams Construction DirectorKier Partnership Homes LtdUK Birmingham 0121 452 4440 Edinburgh 0131 554 4214 Newcastle upon Tyne 0191 209 1900 Cardiff 02920 489 966 www.nowrecruitment.comClifton Chase London 020 7000 3953 www.cliftonchase.comAustralia Sydney 00 61 29 955 4418 Melbourne 00 61 38 102 4500 of the Now Business GroupNow Business Group provides a range of services, specifically, recruitment, payroll and funding, to the recruitment industry world-wide.The group is comprised of five recruitment brands; Now Recruitment, Now Education, Now Accountancy, Clifton Chase,Now Careers – Australia, and a payroll provider - Maddison Group.