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Recruitment is a booming part of the services which often yields extremely high profits for business owners during both periods of economic recovery and growth. As growth returns to the UK, companies will look to bolster their permanent staff numbers, increasingly more reliant on candidates submitted by independent recruitment agencies. The recruitment sector is fast becoming a key focus area for those looking to take advantage of the relatively low current valuations and invest with the future in mind.

Over the years there has been an increase in the willingness of businesses to use recruitment agencies as a direct source of professional talent and HR departments now work regularly with external recruiters and headhunter agencies in hopes of sourcing the best candidates. This creates a very lucrative environment for many recruitment businesses who effectively act as ‘sales brokerages’ between prospective employee and their intended client.

 

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1 - 20 of 46 businesses for sale

Recruitment Agency: B2B Sales & Marketing - Services - South England

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £955,000
Location: UK Wide

Recruitment agency specialising in placements for the B2B sales & marketing, premium branded goods, law, & banking sectors. Provides permanent placements, typically for senior & managerial roles within an enviable portfolio of blue-chip organisations. The company ensures the best candidates are sho..


Medical Recruitment - Medical and Educational - Milton Keynes

Asking Price: £500,000
Turnover:  
Location: South East

A specialist medical recruitment company formed in Belfast in 2010, as the founders (who are also doctors) identified a clear deficiency of quality healthcare recruitment services in the UK. Invoice factoring in place. 95% NHS work. On national CPP framework. Aggressive expansion and growth. Plans i..


HSE Recruitment - Services - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £530,000
Location: UK Wide

Well established HSE recruitment business, generating repeat business from a high profile, cross sector client base. Niche expertise in Health, Safety, and Environmental recruitment: servicing high profile clients, across multiple sectors, for over a decade...


Training & Recruitment - Medical and Educational - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £2,800,000
Location: UK Wide

Recruitment and training services provider to the distribution, warehousing, medical and industrial sectors. Highly regarded independent recruitment company competing successfully against larger, national companies. Diverse client base located throughout the UK. Utilises a sophisticated and bespoke ..


Driver Recruitment Agency - Services - South England

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,100,000
Location: UK Wide

Driver recruitment agency that supplies drivers for HGVs, vans and other vehicles 24-hours a day, 365 days per year with round-the-clock contact line support. Supports sectors such as general haulage, waste management, food distribution and postal carriers. Strong second-tier management with over te..


Industrial/Technical Recruitment - Services - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £4,400,000
Location: UK Wide

Provider of temporary and permanent recruitment solutions to the industrial and technical sectors. Retirement sale, as client wishes to relocate family abroad. Twelve-month forecasted turnover c.£4.4m. NP £690k...


Recruitment Agency: Construction & Healthcare Sectors - Services - Wales

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £10,755,000
Location: Wales

Specialist recruitment agency supplying permanent & temporary staff to the construction & healthcare industries. Construction division supplies candidates for a range of sectors including technical, mechanical & electrical, & civil engineering. Consultants deliver an exceptional standard of service,..


Specialist IT Recruitment Agency - Technology - North West

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,870,000
Location: North West

Specialist IT recruitment agency recruiting contract & permanent technology staff adept in voice, data, networking: SDN/application centric infrastructure, LAN, WAN, wireless, unified communications, telecommunications, IT infrastructure, data centre/cloud, cyber & information security. Demonstrable..


Educational Recruitment & Associated Services - Medical and Educational - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £7,500,000
Location: UK Wide

Provides specialist recruitment for schools, colleges, further education facilities and SEN schools. Associated service offerings include payroll, HR, training, DBS checks, health &safety and building services, Utilises over 300 active clients, with long-lasting relationships, several lasting over 1..


Specialist Hospitality Recruitment Agency - Services - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £335,000
Location: UK Wide

Recruitment agency specialising in the provision of temporary candidates, but also providing permanent placements, in the hospitality industry including hotels, leisure centres, hospitals & department stores. The company places candidates in a range of different roles including chefs, restaurant man..


Talent Acquisition IT Solutions - Services - London

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,157,000
Location: London

A lead player in online recruitment services in the higher education sector, offering a fully white label and customisable service. The business started as a traditional multi-sector recruitment agency however it made a strategic decision to specialise in providing an online solution for temporary s..


Automotive, Environmental & Energy Recruitment Consultancy - Services - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,750,000
Location: UK Wide

Entirely relocatable. Turnover of circa £1.75m with EBITDA of £86,000. Main activity is the recruitment of contract engineers for the automotive industry. Focussed on powertrain, electrical and associated areas, with potential to expand into additional disciplines. Recent expansion into the enviro..


Recruitment Consultancy - Services - North of UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £7,000,000
Location: UK Wide

Established close to 20 years and based in the north of the UK. Provides predominantly temporary and recruitment consultancy services, alongside a small proportion of permanent recruitment, on vacancies such as warehousing, agricultural work, call centres, secretarial and administration, production ..


Recruitment Agency - Services - South

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,000,000
Location: UK Wide

A successful and reputable specialist recruitment agency operating on a global scale, offering both temporary and permanent recruitment services. Provides candidates for a range of roles within energy and commodity trading, including accounting, finance, HR and secretarial. Boasts a comprehensive an..


Recruitment & Consultancy - Services - Gtr London

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £3,345,000
Location: London

Group of specialist recruitment and consultancy companies focusing on both permanent and temporary placements. Each is a market leader in its niche with the Group focusing on knowledge and information management, market research, and project, programme, and change management. GP £1.32m. Adj. EBITDA..


Home Care & Recruitment Agency - Medical and Educational - Suffolk

Asking Price: £450,000
Turnover:  £684,220
Location: East of England

Established home care and recruitment agency operating in East Anglia. Owner managed. Mainly private client base. Income over £600k with good profits. Genuine growth potential. Ideal for existing operator looking to expand. Approx. 600 ? 700 care hours per week. Genuine growth potential Income Spli..


Recruitment Agency - Services - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £6,855,000
Location: UK Wide

Recruitment agency specialising in the provision of temporary candidates predominantly to the construction, industrial, driving and warehousing sectors, with some success in the commercial and retail industries. The company also provides candidates for permanent roles, filtering CVs and organising i..


Healthcare Recruitment Agency & Domiciliary Care - Medical and Educational - Wales

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,355,000
Location: Wales

Healthcare recruitment agency, providing permanent and temporary commercial placement of nursing staff, alongside local domiciliary care. The majority of the company's sales are conducted with primary care trusts, local authorities and commercial clients, and increasing engagement with private indiv..


Legal Recruitment Agency - Professional and Financial - London

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £520,000
Location: London

Recruitment agency specialising in a full range of legal support roles, including paralegals. Client accounts include law firms and legal departments across the UK, concentrated within Greater London, including well known Legal 500 companies. Permanent and temporary positions filled from a constantl..


Temp Recruitment - Services - South West

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £5,100,000
Location: South West

Highly profitable temporary recruitment company based in the South West of England / M4 corridor. It provides primarily industrial temporary staff to a range of extremely high profile companies across a range of business sectors. The company, founded in 2007, achieved £1m turnover in its first year..


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