2017 Winners

The 2017 Recruiter Awards winners!

Judged by a panel of 30 leading business, HR and recruitment professionals, Recruiter Awards celebrate best practice in all areas of recruitment, with a focus on delivering value to candidate and clients and innovation in recruitment and resourcing.

After a momentous night, held at the five-star Grosvenor House Hotel on Wednesday 3 May, the 2017 winners have been revealed.

The judging panel praised the finalists and winners for their leadership, innovation and quality of products, services and business practices.

Recruiter Impact Award

WINNER: Rosaleen Blair, Founder and CEO, Alexander Mann Solutions

Best New Agency

WINNER: Primary Care People

SPONSOR: Bishopsgate Pay

Best Job/Careers Board

WINNER: CareersinAudit.com

Most Effective Back Office Operation

WINNER: Gravitas Recruitment Group

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Nicoll Curtin


SPONSOR: Camino Partners

Most Effective Recruitment Marketing Campaign

WINNER: IMPACT – Police Now in partnership with Tonic

Most Effective Compliance Operation

WINNER: Charles Hunter Associates

SPONSOR: Itris

Best Recruitment Agency Marketing Team

WINNER: Fircroft

Best Public/Third Sector Recruitment Agency

WINNER: Sanctuary Personnel

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Caritas Recruitment


SPONSOR: PF Jobs

Best Graduate Recruitment Strategy

WINNER: Lloyds Banking Group with Capp & Co

SPONSOR: FM World Jobs

Best Apprentice/School Leaver Recruitment Strategy

WINNER: Go North East with Gateshead College

HIGHLY COMMENDED: EGGER UK 

Best Candidate Care

WINNER: Recruiter Republic

Best Client Service

WINNER: Sanctuary Personnel

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Elements Talent Solutions


SPONSOR: REC

Best Candidate Experience

WINNER: SAP’s Assessment Strategy to Revolutionise Candidate Experience – SAP in partnership with The Chemistry Group and GameSparks

Best Banking/Financial Services Recruitment Agency

WINNER: Kite Consulting Group

SPONSOR: RBS

Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency

WINNER: CarmichaelUK

SPONSOR: CIBSE Jobs

Best International Recruitment Agency

WINNER: ICP Search

SPONSOR: Squire Patton Boggs

Recruitment Agency of the Year – Small (11-49 Employees)

WINNER: Kite Consulting Group

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Green Park 


SPONSOR: Anderson Choice

Recruitment Agency of the Year – Medium (50 – 249 Employees)

WINNER: Investigo

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Goodman Masson


SPONSOR: CV Library

Recruitment Agency of the Year – Large (250+ Employees)

WINNER: Search Consultancy

SPONSOR: Recruit Ventures

Recruitment Industry Supplier of the Year

WINNER: Amberjack

Agency Recruitment Leader of the Year

WINNER: Leon Howgill - Advanced Resource Managers

HIGHLY COMMENDED: James Gorfin - G2V


SPONSOR: The Planner Jobs

In-House Recruitment Leader of the Year

WINNER: Kesh Ladwa - Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police 

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Matthew Jeffery - SAP 

SPONSOR: APM Careers

Recruitment Industry Entrepreneur of the Year

WINNER: Rob Wilde – Volcanic

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Brian Crowley - TTM Healthcare

Best In-House Recruitment Team

WINNER: KIMS Hospital 

HIGHLY COMMENDED: SAP Employment Brand and Sourcing Team - SAP