Recruitment Leaders Connect

Recruitment Leaders Connect is the largest recruitment agency event series in the UK & Europe. The events combine industry leading keynote talks, interactive discussion sessions and relaxed social networking opportunities

The Event

Recruitment Leaders Connect is the largest recruitment industry event series in the UK & Europe. The events are a cross between a structured conference and a social meet up.

Who comes to our events?
The events are exclusively form Recruitment Owners, Directors, Managers and Senior team members

What can I expect from the day?
  • An average of 200 returning and new delegates
  • Relaxed and informal style
  • A wide range of networking opportunities
  • Fast moving, high quality, relevant keynote presentations
  • Expert speakers from around the world
  • A range of interactive roundtable topic discussions to join
  • Access to experts and leading suppliers in a non-sales environment
  • A social ‘meet-up’ style with buffet breakfasts, lunches and networking drinks
  • Centrally located quality venue

How much does it cost?
The events are free of charge for Recruitment Owners, Directors, Managers and Senior team members on a first come first served basis 
Advento Staffing Ltd
Allen Recruitment Consulting
Antal International
Astralis Group Plc
Blackstone Point
Blue Arrow
Bolt recruitment ltd
Boyce Recruitment
Brook Street (UK) Ltd
Buchanan Search
Buckingham Futures
CMG Consulting
CS Consultancy
Cooper Lomaz
Cornerstone42 Executive Assistant Recruitment and Executive Search...
EDD Consulting Limited
Elite National Recruiters Ltd
Escape Recruitment
Essential Results Limited 
Face 2 Face Outsource Solutions Limited 
GTI Recruiting Solutions Ltd
HG Solutions
Hanson Search
Ingenio Global
Instant Impact
Internal Audit Connections
Ju sports Recruitment
Keyhaven LLP
Kingsgate Recruitment
LR Legal Recruitment
Language Matters Recruitment Consultants
Libero Consulting Limited 
London Recruitment Services Limited 
Magnetic RC
Manifest Associates
Media Contacts
Morgan McKinley
NU Creative Talent
Netrio IT Solutions Limited
Odyssey Enterprises Ltd 
PW Football Recruitment
Personnel Direct Limited 
Ponte Resource Ltd
Prime Global Oil and Gas
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Quest Search & Selection
Red Recruiter Ltd
Resourceful in.UK
Richmond Associates
SQ Computer Personnel
STR Group
Sauce Recruitment
Stellar Select Ltd
Sterling Sales Recruitment
Summerhill House Hotel
TPP Recruitment
Talent Staffing
The Graduate Project
The Great & The Good
Triad Resourcing
Understanding Recruitment
West London Recruiters Limited
trp recruitment ltd






Welcome and Introductions

Ken Brotherston, Chairman, TheJobPost
Ken is a highly experienced Chairman and CEO within the Human Capital Services sector. He has wide-ranging experience of managing public and private businesses through significant change including high growth and turnarounds as well as extensive international experience and has also led a number of businesses through successful sale processes. His early career included Board positions at Robert Walters and Korn/Ferry International as well as HR Director for part of Fidelity Investments. He was Chairman of financial recruiter, Morgan McKinley, film casting agency Mad Dog Casting and, most recently, the private equity and NED search firm Directorbank Group.


Re-Engineering your approach and delivery for the gig economy and beyond!

John Rose, Protagonist/Recruiter/Interim Recruiting Manager/Advisor/Trainer/Sourcer, Resourceful

The fundamentals are the same – how we deliver has changed!
How digital dinosaurs can out shine digital natives – it’s an attitude thing!
Reverse mentor your recruiters experience package to enhance the service solutions for your customers.

John Rose is a ‘Recruiting Protagonist’ and ‘Resourceful’ by nature, currently Director of Resourceful UK. From Newspaper Boy to Engineer to Recruiter | Mentor | How-To Consultant John embraces change, believes in developing new skills and sharing with the passion and belief that ‘the world is not flat’ and ‘you can teach old dogs new tricks’. John’s 3rd career (Recruiting) has allowed him to garner knowledge and experiences locally, nationally and Internationally.


The changing face of recruitment: How technology & good marketing principles are key to future success

Martin Bramall, Managing Director, idibu

  • The changing demands on recruiters
  • What candidates expect and want from the recruitment process
  • Considerations when looking to attract and engage with candidates

Martin is the Managing Director of idibu, a sourcing and talent marketing platform for teams looking to attract, engage and retain the very best candidates. Martin has over 10 years’ experience in recruitment technology. Prior to that he worked in PR & Marketing across a range of sectors in both B2B and B2C. When he isn’t working, you can often find Martin pounding the streets as he runs around his hometown of Barcelona.


Building out an RPO business from your Recruitment Agency – opportunity or risk?

Howard Flint, Managing Director , HG Solutions

  • What do we mean by RPO, and are you already doing it? 
  • How to generate a good return from RPO without disrupting your core business?
  • How to win more RPO business?

Howard is the managing director of HG Solutions, a boutique consultancy that works with emerging and established RPO/MSP service providers. For the past 15 years he has led and advised recruitment businesses that are looking to grow through building exclusive recruitment arrangements with clients. He was previously managing director of Omni RMS, and currently holds a number of advisory positions with leading recruitment technology companies.


Innovation Spotlight: TheJobPost, Aptuss and sourcebreaker

Next generation supply chain 
JP Caffery, Director, TheJobPost

All The Pieces Matter: Why having the right system can be the difference between a meeting targets and beating targets. 
Babz Amusan, Founder, Aptuss

    Revolutionary Search & Matching Platform 
    Get your recruiters to the best candidates, matching leads and decision makers more quickly than your competition. 
    Steve Beckitt,Founder, sourcebreaker




    The Future of Relationship Marketing & Technology

    Clair Bush, International Marketing Director, Bullhorn

    • Recruiters are clearly comfortable with technology. The reliance to keep track of candidates and relationships is deeply embedded within most recruitment processes, but how is the use of technology changing and how will this affect recruitment? 
    • More importantly, how will this affect relationship marketing and how can you leverage these trends to stay ahead? 
    • Join Clair as she walks through trends and technical innovation, which is already starting to have an impact on how we engage and communicate in this more joined-up world.

    As Director of International Marketing for Bullhorn, Clair is a highly experienced marketing professional with extensive knowledge of the recruitment sector. Having established herself as a recruitment marketing thought leader, Clair’s passion, perception and strategic thinking has elevated brands such as Randstad, Trinity Mirror Digital Recruitment, Huntress and most recently Broadbean, into the hearts and minds of each of their audiences. Clair works to ensure marketing best practice is a fundamental part of a successful business strategy and regularly presents on brand management, employer branding, recruitment marketing and technology trends.


    How to scale with Millennial Talent

    Rob Blythe, Founder & Director, Instant Impact 

    What you want vs what millennials want - the key to setting the right expectations.
    How to get the most out of millennials once they've joined.
    Retention, minimising churn and maximising investment.

    Rob founded Instant Impact, an intern and graduate recruitment agency, with the mission of making entrepreneurial companies the first choice for top talent. He set up his business immediately after graduating from Cambridge in 2010 and has grown it to a team of 20 with over 250 clients. Rob is perfectly placed to talk about millennial attraction, recruitment and retention as well as all things start-up and scale-up.


    How to make money and win business using PR

    Tracey Barrett, Managing Director, BlueSky PR

    • Becoming a thought leader
    • Differentiating yourself
    • Achieving ROI

      Tracey Barrett is a highly experienced PR professional with extensive experience working with some of the biggest names in recruitment.  Originally a front line recruiter herself, Tracey has over twenty years’ experience within the recruitment sector, prior to moving into traditional public relations and founding BlueSky PR. Tracey, and the BlueSky PR team, help many of  the world’s most ambitious and innovative recruitment businesses to engage effectively and compellingly with their target audiences.




    Automated Agency

    Bill Boorman, Founder, #Tru

    Hat wearing founder of #Tru.Social recruiting product advice. Social recruiting integration. Social referral programs, Blogger. Keynote speaker.


    Current trends in recruitment and the changing shape of the UK labour market

    Kevin Green, Chief Executive, Recruitment & Employment Confederation

    • Kevin will explore the trends, changes and what businesses need to do to be tomorrow's winners in an ever changing landscape
    • Shape of the jobs Market now and over the next five years
    • The impending talent crisis and 3 models of recruitment successes

    Kevin Green has been the Chief Executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation since June 2008. The REC is the professional body for the UK’s 28.7 billion private recruitment and staffing industry. Since arriving at the REC, Kevin has improved its offering to members; this has included the introduction of account management, Institute of Recruitment Professionals. Before starting at the REC, Kevin worked for the Royal Mail from 2003 to 2008. His last role was HR Director for Royal Mail Letters; where he was responsible for all people-related issues for the business with 165,000 employees. He was part of the leadership team which transformed the business from losing £1 million a day in 2003 to making over £600 million profit in 2007.



    A selection of 4 30min masterclass roundtable sessions to attend on the day - no pre-booking required! 

    These will include practitioner and partner led discussions about current topics and challenges in the market. You can attend up to three throughout the afternoon. No pre-booking required!

    The Future Recruitment Agency
    As the recruitment industry fragments and employers continue to invest in direct hiring models, what does the future recruitment agency look like? 
    Mike Jennings, Account Manager & JP Caffery, Director, TheJobPost

    Building out an RPO business from your Recruitment Agency 
    Howard will discuss what do we mean by RPO, and are you already doing it?
    How to generate a good return from RPO without disrupting your core business and how to win more RPO business.
    Howard Flint, Managing Director, HG Solutions

    How to make money and win business using PR
    Tracey will talk about how to become a thought leader as well as differentiating yourself and looking at how to achieve your ROI.
    Tracey Barrett, Managing Director, BlueSky PR

    Automated Agency 
    Known as “The One in the Hat”, Bill Boorman’s vision is to make recruitment better for everyone. He’s passionate about what recruiters need to do to stay relevant and has worked as a Recruiter, Trainer, Operations Director, Consultant and Coach. He advises on tech, talent and investment in the sector. If you don’t know him, you’ll find his approach unconventional to say the least - expect plenty of laughs and some actionable takeaways!
    Bill Boorman, Founder, #Tru



    A chance to relax and unwind whilst discussing the days events - soft drinks, wine and beer included in your comp ticket(s).  


    We organise events at no cost to delegates through the support of our partners. Your data will be shared with our partners of the event for communication purposes following the event

    The Kings Fund
    W1G 0AN
    9 March 2017
    08:30 Registration Opens
    17:00 Drinks Reception
    T: +44 20 7583 3503