Recruitment firms in the UK

A complete list of recruitment agencies, their specialist areas and contact information.

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 firms focused on the technology and startup arena.

Related: How to hire an employee

List of recruiters


Overview: 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

Overview: 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

Overview: 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.



Overview: 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

Overview: The Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd 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

Overview: 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.


Overview: 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

Overview: 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

Overview: 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

Overview: 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

Overview: 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

Overview: 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

Overview:  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.