FAST 50 2015: Multi-sector FAST 50 recruiters benefit from improved economy

The strong showing of multi-sector recruiters in this year’s Recruiter FAST 50 reflects the ability of firms in this grouping to benefit from an improving economy, says Mark Kingston, assistant director of Boxington Corporate Finance, compilers of the FAST 50, which lists the fastest-growing private staffing companies in the UK.

Thu, 22 Jan 2015The strong showing of multi-sector recruiters in this year’s Recruiter FAST 50 reflects the ability of firms in this grouping to benefit from an improving economy, says Mark Kingston, assistant director of Boxington Corporate Finance, compilers of the FAST 50, which lists the fastest-growing private staffing companies in the UK.

The full FAST 50 list, sponsored by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance, will be published in the February issue of Recruiter magazine, which will land on desks from today [22 January].

Commenting on multi-sector recruiters making up 30% of the Fast 50 2015, Kingston says: “Multi-sector players will always benefit when there has been a positive economic backdrop because of their ability to generate sales across a range of recruitment markets.” More than half (eight) of the multi-sector recruiters in the 2015 FAST 50 appeared in last year’s list. However, a notable exception is executive search consultancy GatenbySanderson, which topped this year’s FAST 50 on its first appearance.

Multi-sector companies in the Recruiter FAST 50 2015
      
                       Company                                        Sector

GatenbySanderson                            Public sector

Concept Recruitment Group             Multi-sector

Dutton International                            Multi-sector

Vital Recruitment                                 Multi-sector

NRL Group                                           Multi-sector

Eurostaff                                                IT, finance, engineering

Quanta Consultancy Services           Multi-sector

Premier Group Recruitment              IT, engineering, media

Outsource UK                                       IT, technical, engineering

Cobalt Consulting                                Multi-sector

Fusion People                                      Multi-sector

IRS Recruitment                                   Multi-sector

Human Capital Investment Group    Multi-sector

Amoria Bond                                         IT, banking, oil & gas

Smart Solutions                                   Multi-sector

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