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The essential part of solving a recruitment need is to provide candidates that meet the brief.  As a search-based business ALLEN & YORK deliver that and more.

Across all our recruitment services our aim is to consult on the wider picture. Strategic information is freely given, which can shorten recruitment timeframes and enable benefits such as: Increased market knowledge, improved processes, increased efficiency, improved success rates and reduced risk.

We seek to be collaborative throughout the process, and whether you have a single hiring need or are looking for a long-term recruitment partner, with over 25 years’ experience we’ll work with you to identify your business goals. Aligning our recruitment provision with your overall objectives.

As a values-based organisation you can be reassured that all our communications are honest, professional and transparent.


Our permanent contingent search offers a tailored recruitment solution, utilising our specialist recruitment consultants and a dedicated research team.  We will proactively search candidates by taking a deep-dive into each talent pool, utilising the latest search technology and our own networks, to ensure that every position is presented to high calibre passive and active candidates.  

We will widen your recruitment net, pre-screen candidates and keep you abreast of market trends, such as candidate availability, market response and salary bandings.   Our consultative approach ensures we consistently deliver successful recruitment solutions, time and again.


Our retained search offers a prioritised and focused approach, which has proved to be highly successful, particularly with hard-to-fill individual positions and multiple/multisite roles.  The retained search works well for timebound projects, where we will work to agreed timeframes and ensure deadlines are met.


Critical to the success of some assignments is ensuring a thorough and professional process is undertaken alongside appropriate levels of engagement.  ALLEN & YORK are proud to have handled hundreds of senior and executive positions, and offer a specialist, dedicated and focused team of experienced practitioners.

With a retained search you will be our number one priority.


We recognise that for various reasons businesses can go through considerable changes in a short timeframe which may result in the need for larger scale recruitment programmes involving multiple roles often at different levels. 

Our campaign management service provides a scalable and cost-effective solution to manage talent acquisition for specific projects which may otherwise put additional strain on your existing resourcing team. 

We can manage some or all of the hiring process lifecycle including candidate attraction, search and selection, pre-screening interviews, interview support, offer negotiation and reference checking.

Our specialist consultants have years of experience working in their markets, allowing us to get you the best candidates in the shortest possible time frame.


As a PSL partner organisation we will be an extension of your business, delivering long-term volume or niche recruitment services against agreed SLAs.  Long-term partnerships and collaboration allow us to develop a deeper understanding of your business for ongoing candidate identification, supporting you to develop your recruitment strategy and help you build strong and reliable teams for the future.

We delight in developing strong partnerships, tried and tested over 25 years.


If you are looking for temp or fixed-term staff, we are well positioned to meet your contract staffing requirements.  We have strong networks of professionals across all sectors and work with an approved external payroll supplier, ensuring full compliance and a smooth-running contract process.


We produce regular salary benchmarking reports throughout the year, which are available to download via our website.  We also offer more tailored, sector specific salary benchmarking and market intelligence.  Our market intelligence reports are valued by HR & Management teams to inform their recruitment strategies and ensure they are well informed and competitively placed for future growth.


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