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 
9-20 Recruitment Ltd
ASA Recruitment
ASH Elite
Aberdeen Appointments Agency
Accentra Technologies
Adecco Group
Advance Global Recruitment Ltd
Advento Staffing Ltd
Alexander Lort
Amicus Search & Recruitment
Analytica Resources Ltd
Appleton Long Recruitment Services
Argyll Scott
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Aspen People Ltd
Aston Charles
Avalon Recruitment
Bamboo Resourcing
Big Data Recruitment
Bigg Group Ltd
Blackstone Point
CCA Recruitment Group
Campbell Rochford
Canny Recruitment
Capital International Staffing
Carys Mills Recruitment
Castlebrook Furniture & Design Ltd
Cavendish Professionals
Channel 3 Resourcing
Claremont Consulting
Clinical Professionals
Coaching for Leaders Ltd.
Coby Philips
Collins McNicholas
Consultivus CIC
Cpl Jobs Ireland
Creative Resource
DNA | Dynamic New Alliances
Daniel Adams
David Consulting and Services Ltd
Direct Workforce
EDD Consulting Limited
Electus Recruitment
Ellis Mack Limited 
Energy Be Recruitment
Entech Technical Solutions Ltd
Enterprise Developer Group Limited 
Flourish Recruitment Training
Forces Recruitment Services Limited 
Foyne Jones
Frazer Jones
Fusion Personnel
Future Talent Recruitment
Fx2 Recruitment
GSA Techsource
GTI Recruiting Solutions Ltd
Get Recruited
Globe Locums
Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB)
HR Consultancy
Head Resourcing
Headway Recruitment
Heat Recruitment
Holland & Tisdall
Hunter Allen Resourcing
ICDS Recruitment
ICE Group
Identify Group Ltd
Influence Executive
Integra People
Intelletec Ltd
Intrinsic Executive Search
Ithr Online Limited 
Jigsaw People Ltd
KFS Recruitment
Kelly | Scientific Resources
Keyhaven LLP
LOFT Talent Acquisition
Libero Consulting Limited 
Limelight Resourcing Ltd
Linda Hill Limited 
Lorien Resourcing
MLG Partners
MSP Recruitment
Magnetic RC
Marcus Donald
Marketing Talent
Maxwell Stephens
Media Contacts
Media Iq Recruitment Ltd 
Media Scotland
Medicare First
Meridian Business Support
Morgan Jones Ltd
Morgan McKinley
NHS Professionals
Northern Employment Services Ltd
Northstar Recruitment Ltd
Norton Leigh
Nuparc Limited 
OTL Consulting
Oscar Harrington
Parity Resources
Peace Recruitment
Pearson Recruitment
People Link Group
People With Talent Ltd
Personnel Futures Limited
Pop Science
Prestige Nursing + Care
Prince Associates
Proactive Appointments Ltd.
Quest Employment
ROC Recruitment
RSL Recruitment Services Limited
Raebrooke Recruitment
Recruiting Essentials
Recruitment Boutique
RedCat Solutions
RedPepper Recruitment Ltd
Reed Global
Remploy Ltd
Require Consultancy
Resource Group Technical Recruitment Solutions
Resourcing Solutions
Revolution Technology
Ringham Hunter
Robert Walters
Rostan Recruitment
Rullion Resource
Rutland Evan Associates
STR Group
Sales Point
Search Consultancy
Send Resourcing Ltd
Sharp Consultancy
Sheridan Maine London
Silverback Partners Ltd
Simon James IT Ltd
Simply360 Recruitment
Sla Digital Forensics Ltd 
Social Media Search Ltd
Solas Consulting Group
Solutions Driven
Spinnaker Consulting Ltd
Stanton House
Stark Brooks
Stonor Search & Selection Limited 
Street League
Super Temps
Synergi Search and Select Ltd
Tek Systems
The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company (ARRC)
The Global Recruiter
The Graduate Project
The Language Business - Multilingual Staff Recruitment Agency
The Noel Group
The Nursing Partnership
The Property Recruitment Company
The SR Group
The Work Crowd
Tone Talent Ltd
Topstaff Employment
Unlimited People
Voyage Global Energy
Warner Scott Recruitment
Waterhouse Technical Recruitment
Whitehill Pelham
Whiterock Executive Ltd
William Nicolas
be-it resourcing
trp recruitment ltd




Registration, Networking & Refreshments


Welcome & Introduction

Ken Brotherston, Managing Director, Talent Intelligence Partners
Ken is the owner and Managing Director of Talent Intelligence Partners, the parent company of talentleadersconnect. His early career included Board positions at Robert Walters and Korn/Ferry International as well as HR Director at Fidelity Investments. He was Chairman of financial recruiter, Morgan McKinley and technology platform, TheJobPost.  He also serves on the Recruitment and Development Committee of Oxfam.


Playing the productivity game with the candidate experience

Gary Browning,  Non Exec and adviser to the Talent Sector, Vikaas Talent (previously Chairman Penna )

  • How technology is being used to enhance the whole candidate experience
  • As well as looking at how to Improve consultant productivity
  • And where does this leave the role of consultant in 5 years time?

After a career leading, building, and acquiring companies Gary who is experienced in both corporate transformation work and M&A is now advising both public and private companies on that journey. After joining Penna in 2002 he was appointed to the board as Chief Executive in 2005. Between 2005 and 2007 he lead on a  major transformation, including moving the company off the full list onto AIM, raising capital and turning the company round. Throughout 2009- 2015 Gary initiated and led a series of acquisitions increasing the value 4 fold to 80m.  In 2016 Gary sold the group to Adecco for 105M.  His earlier career included 12 years with the WPP Group. Gary has run HR consultancies and recruitment businesses and personally consults on a wide range of talent management issues. He mentors senior executives with a particular emphasis on improving performance and leadership competence, and has spoken frequently on a range of talent related areas including inspirational leadership, engagement strategies, building brand value through employees and internal communications.


Keep a Pulse: Turning Data into Relationship Insights and (Automated) Action

Andy Ingham, Vice President of Sales, EMEA & APAC, Bullhorn 

Andy is an experienced Sales Leader and Senior Leadership Team member. Prior to joining Bullhorn he spent 10 years leading teams who worked with a broad mix of Enterprise organisations supporting them to drive operational efficiency and business growth through the deployment of technology. Whilst at Bullhorn he was initially responsible for the health of existing clients and the growth of new clients across the UK and now as Vice President of Sales he hold accountability for the health and growth of Bullhorn across the EMEA and APAC regions.


Diversity & Inclusion – are we having the wrong conversation?

James Johnson, Group CEO, Nicoll Curtin

  • It’s a critical leadership issue about talent not an HR side project
  • Mistakes that we (and I) have made internally and that have seen in our clients
  • Ultimately Nicoll Curtin were highly commended by enei for Inclusive Culture but why? 

James Johnson is a management specialist and award winning entrepreneur with proven results in turnaround and growth roles internationally. Everything he does is driven by the belief that if you have the best people you win! He spent the first half of his career outside recruitment with Jardines in the UK, HK and the Philippines. Now he is the Group CEO of Nicoll Curtin, the global FinTech & Change recruitment agency, which has won awards for customer experience, client service and diversity & inclusion.


Innovation Spotlights: Sourcebreaker, Bond and JobDiva

Revolutionary End to End Search Platform 
Get your recruiters to more of the best candidates, matching leads and decision makers more quickly than your competition. 
Adam DaleSales Director, SourceBreaker

Why the Right Technology Is Vital for Your Temporary Staffing and Recruitment Agency
Growth in today’s temporary staffing and recruitment industry is driven, in large part, by adoption of the right technology. How do you identify the software solutions that will lead to higher efficiency, effectiveness, and business growth? In this presentation, Alexandra and Neil will address this question and many more, with the goal of helping you leverage today’s latest tech to advance in smarter ways toward your business goals. 
Neil Brodie, Director of Business Development and Alexandra Gorog, Director of Business Development, JobDiva

Improving Business Agility and Competitive Advantage Using Integration Platforms
James Payne, Sales Director, Bond International Software 


Morning Refreshment & Networking Break


Think you can’t make money from PR – think again!

Tracey Barrett, Managing Director, BlueSky PR

  • Tracey will draw from real life case studies to show how recruitment firms can use PR activity to win new business
  • PR as part of the marketing mix – why it makes sense
  • PR – it’s not just about the press
  • How our clients make money from their PR

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 five years’ experience within the recruitment sector.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. 


Marketing- If you don’t play the game, you’ll never win

Niomi Cowling, Brand Manager, nGAGE

  • No job is the same as five years ago and as the world evolves so must recruitment
  • Niomi will be looking at how marketing can help your business achieve its goals, whether against (or with) change 
  • Looking at how to help you adapt and disrupt your business to achieve measured success 

A driven recruitment marketing professional, Niomi was recognised as the 2016 'Marketing Star of the Year' at the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards.  As Brand Manager at nGAGE Specialist Recruitment, she plays a key role across 17 (and counting!) recruitment businesses and is co-chair of APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies) Marketing Forum. Niomi is passionate about Marketing and it’s ever evolving and important role in recruitment.


Buffet Lunch & Networking

14:25 – 16:00


A selection of 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!


Networking Drinks

A chance to relax and unwind whilst discussing the day's events


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
19 October 2017
08:30 Registration Opens
17:30 Drinks Reception
T: +44 20 7583 3503