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The skills of tomorrow, today

Dynamic organisations need the skills of tomorrow, today. Use our deep knowledge and global network to recruit the best STEM professionals when and where they’re needed. From science and technology to engineering and mathematics, we get to know your needs so you can receive the support to grow.

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Source skilled contractors

Find highly skilled contractors with specialist knowledge gained from key roles in high-impact projects. Dedicated account managers will get to know your needs to source the STEM talent that meets your ambitions and ensures your organisation remains agile.

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Place permanent expertise

Recruit some of the best experts in the world to help you meet and exceed your longer-term objectives. Talent has no borders, so you can draw on our extensive global network to find exactly what you need to reach your potential.

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Our specialisms

Focus on STEM

We’re the global STEM-specialist talent partner, with recruitment experts across the world. By bringing skilled people together, placing them in both contract roles and permanent jobs, we elevate expertise and energise progress for everyone. That’s how we build the future.

Science

By introducing talented candidates to organisations within the scientific sector we help them maintain their research operations into treatments, today and into the future.

During the pandemic we are proud to have supported the people behind the world’s response to the health crisis, building teams through our specialist brands Progressive Recruitment and Real Staffing.

Technology

Technology is rapidly evolving. Organisations need the expertise to keep up with the pace of change.

We place professionals with leading tech companies in the UK and globally through our specialist recruitment businesses Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment and Huxley, and across Europe and the US with Global Enterprise Partners.

Engineering

Engineers are in high demand as the world races to meet new challenges providing renewable energy, sustainable infrastructure and cleaner transport.

Use our contacts and networks at Progressive Recruitment and Huxley to connect with dynamic organisations.

Mathematics

Streamlining, cleansing and effectively managing data requires specialist skills.

We connect talented people with dynamic organisations across the Netherlands and North America that are striving to compete in an increasingly data-driven world, through our specialist recruitment brands Madison Black and JP Gray.

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“We’ve established a good open relationship, discussing the challenges that we have. It’s a partnership. They’ve put in place a team that can support us in high volume vacancies in highly technical roles.” Ana Esteves Pinto, Senior Talent Aquisition Specialist, Schneider Electric

Our global brands in the UK

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Computer Futures

Computer Futures is one of the most dynamic and highly regarded specialist IT recruitment providers in the world, placing highly skilled developers and software engineers with innovative companies.

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Progressive Recruitment

With 15 global offices, Progressive Recruitment finds specialists, from mid-level to c-suite, for start-ups and blue-chip multinationals in engineering, life sciences, IT, global energy, construction and supply chains.

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Real Staffing

Real delivers bespoke solutions for the medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sectors, managing change and delivering cost efficiency through people, technology, and information.

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Huxley

Huxley is a global leader in banking and finance, engineering, IT and supply chain industries, finding experienced professionals with unique skill sets for world-renowned companies.

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