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List of recruitment agencies in the UK

A complete list of recruitment agencies in the UK with details of their specialist areas, core services and contact information
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/ Last updated on 22nd October 2017

People, people and more people. Talent is one of, if not the most valuable resource of any business. Early-stage businesses, in particular, need to source the most talented employees possible who fit their remit. This list covers a variety of UK recruitment agencies focused on the technology and startup arena.

Related: A guide to recruitment for small businesses

List of recruitment agencies


Propel is a recruitment firm with a focus on digital businesses and the tech sector in London and further afield.

Core Services: Executive Search, Salary Benchmarking and Reporting, Organisation Design, Consultancy and Competitive Market Mapping

Specialist Areas: Advertising, Media, Mobile, Marketing, Retail, E-commerce, Travel, Saas, Fintech and Creative Services.

Useful: Propel is heavily involved in the startup space. They run a range of events you can find out more about on their blog.

Contact: You can reach Propel here.

Huntress Group

Huntress Group is dedicated to recruiting the highest-skilled people in office support, IT, accounting and finance. Their specialist recruiters are highly trained within their respective markets and possess expert knowledge.

Core Services: IT, Office Support, Recruitment and Accounting & Finance.

Specialist Areas: IT.

Useful: Huntress’ highly-trained IT consultants recruit technology professionals across London and the UK.

Contact: You can find their contact details here.

Silicon Milk Roundabout

Silicon is a dedicated startup recruitment agency specialising in tech.

Core Services: Recruitment.

Specialist: Tech-centric startups.

Useful: They often hold startup meets where you can get learn a thing or two from the people who made it big.

Contact: You can contact them via the provided email address on their website.


Satigo is a recruitment agency established to act as a flexible partner to technology-based startups, helping them source top-notch recruits to their business.

Core Services: Selection, Boarding, CV Critique, Salary Advice, Interview Preparation, Offers Management, Market Trends, Training and Skills Advice.

Specialist Areas: Infrastructure, Digital, Change and Transformation, Enterprise Sales.

Useful: Satigo’s staff has a wealth of experience in providing recruitment services for a variety of business types.

Contact: You can personally visit the office in London or contact through an online form. Check here for contact details.

Deerfoot IT Resources

Deerfoot IT Resources is a consultancy firm focused on assisting IT-based startups. It’s dedicated to bringing out IT recruits for a range of small and large-scale businesses.

Core Service: Analytical approach when it comes to the evaluation of IT recruits.

Specialist Areas: Information Technology.

Useful: Deerfoot doesn’t follow the conventional trend of promoting sales, but rather concentrates its efforts towards finding the best techniques for recruiting the most suitable candidate.

Contact: The offices are located in Southampton and London. You can find their contact details here.

Richard Wheeler Associates

Richard Wheeler Associates (RWA) is a leading IT recruitment company with an intimate understanding of the dynamic culture and commercial demands within the high-tech startup/incubator community.

Useful: RWA provides a professional search & selection service.


Opilio is one of the fastest growing IT-based recruitment firms in the UK. It provides recruitment services to startups operating in mobile technology and digital media.

Core Services: IT Project Management, Mobile App Developer, Web Development, Digital Marketing, IT Project Management

Specialist Areas: Digital Media, Mobile and Technology.

Useful: Opilio is a young, emerging recruitment agency aiming to provide the best possible recruitment services.

Contact: Opilio offices are located in London, Manchester and Birmingham. You can find the address of each location here.

CDI Anderselite

CDI Anderselite provides permanent, temporary and long-term contract recruitment services for a wide variety of clients across many industries.

Core services: IT, Technical, Architecture, Aerospace, Railway, Oil & Gas.

Specialist: Technical, Railway and IT.

Useful: CDI’s team has an experience of about 30 years in the professional staffing industry.

Contact: You can submit a general enquiry on their website.

ReThink Recruitment

ReThink Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment consultancies across many industry sectors and locations. Their success is based on in-depth knowledge of various sectors coupled with passion and commitment.

Core Services: Energy, Healthcare and Business & Technology.

Useful: Their recruitment consultants provide expert advice and deliver results on time and operate within your budget.

Contact: They have offices in London, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester. Contact details can be found on their site.

Myriad Recruitment

Myriad Recruitment sources their candidates through data warehousing. They recruit permanent, temporary, contract and interim opportunities.

Core Services: Recruitment

Specialist: Information Technology

Useful: Myriad are focused on helping tech-related startups find specialised jobs for their growing businesses.

CBS Butler

CBS Butler covers a spectrum of technical and functional job disciplines for engineering, manufacturing and technology-based organisations.

Core Services: Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology.

Useful: CBS offers a variety of recruitment services ranging from contract/temporary staffing, contingency permanent recruitment, retained search and selection.

Contact: They have their head office in Surrey. Other relevant details can be found here.

Brite Recruitment

Brite works across a wide range of industries and aims to offer straightforward recruiting solutions to startup companies.

Core Services: Recruitment.

Specialist: IT & Technology, Telecommunications, Customer Service, Sales, Estate Agency, Administration, Financial Services/Retail Banking, Finance and Accountancy.

Useful: Tech startups looking to expand their workforce could find Brite very helpful.

Contact: Their headquarters are in London; you can visit their website here.

IT Recruit UK

IT Recruit UK help their clients navigate the intricate world of technology by offering straightforward solutions that cut through complexities.

Core Services:  Recruitment.

Specialist: Information and Technology.

Useful: IT Recruit UK specialises in matching the right employees with the right employers.

Contact: You can find their contact details on the following link.

Related: How to hire an employee

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