Cancer Research Case Study


ALLEN & YORK Successfully Recruit for Cancer Research


Cancer Research UK is the world’s largest charity dedicated to beating cancer through research.  With a turnover of £498 million, financing the work of more than 4,800 researchers, doctors and nurses throughout the UK, its groundbreaking work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has saved millions of lives. 

With over 3,500 staff, it is a large, complex, dynamic and diverse charity.  They aim to recruit and retain staff of the highest calibre, and approached ALLEN & YORK to use our expertise as Health & Safety recruitment specialists, to help them find the right candidate to fill their newly created Head of Health & Safety position.

Established Relationship

ALLEN & YORK have a dedicated Health & Safety team, who specialise in sourcing the top talent across the whole range of Health, Safety, Environment, Quality, Assurance and Risk sectors. 

We have access to an extensive global network and database built-up over 16 years with over 60,000 candidates.  Our geographical coverage is all inclusive; we operate from offices in the UK and have a global reach which enables us to recruit with ease across the world.


The Result

After taking an in-depth briefing of the position from the Resourcing Manager at Cancer Research UK, ALLEN & YORK were able to source exact matches for the Head of Health & Safety and delivered a selection of pre-qualified CVs directly to Cancer Research UK’s resourcing team.

ALLEN & YORK liaised with the Resourcing team to organise interviews, manage negotiations and deliver the offer to the successful candidate.  Our recruitment teams are highly experienced and are able to offer a smooth and stress-free service from beginning to end. 

We are delighted to continue to support Cancer Research UK with their future recruitment plans.