HCL founder Kate Bleasdale dies

Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums, has passed away.

Kate Bleasdale, the founder of healthcare recruiter Healthcare Locums, has died.

Recruiter understands that she died at home in Surrey from a brain tumour. She leaves her husband John Cariss, and four sons, Tom, Daniel, Jack and Ben.

Bleasdale began her recruitment career in 1987 after borrowing money from her parents, before going on to found HCL in 2003.

By 2010, turnover at HCL reached £172m after a series of acquisitions....

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