Our Awards


The Sunday Times. LinkedIn. Virgin. Recruiter. Business Leader. Recruitment International. All the biggest names in recruitment have recognised our hard work and dedication at some point. It’s nice to know that while we’re focused on delivering for our clients and candidates, we’re also being noticed by those in the know.


Our awards

We like winning awards. It’s not something we set out to do. But it’s something that comes as a by-product of being expert, doing the right thing, constantly innovating and always evolving. Each of our divisions in every sector has picked up an award that demonstrates their stand-out expertise. And our entrepreneurialism, work culture, creative approach, social engagement, growth and success have all been recognised and rewarded in many different ways.

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We won the 2022 Best Innovation award at the Global Recruiter Awards

Best Recruitment Company to Work For logo

We won the 2022 Best Recruitment Agency to Work For award at the Recruiter TIARA Awards.

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We won the 2022 Innovation award at the Recruiter TIARA Awards.

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Ranked on Virgin Fast Track in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for logo

Won four awards at The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies, including #2 overall in 2015 and Darren Ryemill won ‘Best Leader’ in 2016.

LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged logo

Ranked in the top #25 of LinkedIn’s Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies in 2016 and 2017.

GR Industry Awards 2017 logo

Won two awards in 2017, including ‘Best Medium Recruitment Business’.

Business Leader Awards 2015 logo

Awarded the ‘Fast Growth’ award and Darren Ryemill, our CEO and Founder, won ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’, both in 2015.

Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2015 logo

Darren Ryemill won ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2015.

Recruiter Awards 2017 logo

Our energy brand, JD Ross Energy won ‘Best Agency (Micro)’.

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Ranked 10th on ‘Recruiter Fast 50’ in 2015.

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Ranked 71st in 2012, 19th in 2013, and 24th in 2014 on the Recruiter Hot 100.

Recruiter Awards Investing in Talent 2015 logo

Freddie Short won, ‘Most Inspiring Newcomer’ in 2015 at the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards.

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Won five awards at Recruitment International from 2013 - 2017, including two times 'Entrepreneur of the Year' for CEO, Darren Ryemill and 'Best Recruitment Company to Work For'.

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Darren Ryemill won ‘Young Director of the Year’ at the Institute of Directors in 2015.


We won the 2022 Recruitment Agency of the Year award at the Recruiter Awards.

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