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. 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

Why take time out of the office?
Because you need to take a step back to think about and look at the best ways to scale your business, increase profitability, harness new technologies and compete for the best candidates & clients in the market place. You might also be looking at exit strategies.

What can I expect from the day?
  • An average of 50-80 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
  • 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
1st Contact
5Q Consultancy
ASA Recruitment
Accentra Technologies
Accountancy Action
Addition Solutions
Altus Partners
Amicus Search & Recruitment
Andersplus Horticulture
Annapurna Recruitment
Appointments Bi-Language
Argyll Scott
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Aspen People Ltd
Badenoch & Clark UK
Beaumont Select Ltd
Big Bear Recruitment
BigScreen CRM
Bigg Group Ltd
Blackstone Point
Bloom Recruitment Ltd
Boyce Recruitment
Bright Purple Resourcing
Buckingham Futures
Burton Recruiting Limited
CM Resources Ltd
Capital International Staffing
Catch 22
Celtic Careers
Channel 3 Resourcing
Chantrey Vellacott
Coaching for Leaders Ltd.
Comms Point Recruitment Solutions Limited 
Connected Consulting Limited 
Connections Employment Agency Limited 
Cornerstone42 Executive Assistant Recruitment and Executive Search...
D.R. Consulting
DN Recruitment
DRG Recruit Ltd
Daniel Adams
David Alan Recruitment Limited 
David Consulting and Services Ltd
E Resourcing
Eddison Knight
Edison Hill
Elgin Scott Partners
Elite National Recruiters Ltd
Energy Resourcing Europe Ltd
Escape Recruitment
EslingKenny Ltd
Executive Connections Limited (Ireland)
Explore Group
F1rst Commercial Recruitment Ltd
FITT Projects
Favourite People
Flourish Recruitment Training
Franklin Bates
Futura Rec2Rec
GSA Techsource
GWG Partners
Graduate Recruitment Bureau
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Grosvenor Group
HG Solutions
HR Consultancy
Headway Recruitment
Heat Recruitment
Henderson Scott
Hitachi Consulting
Hr Go Plc
Hunter Charles Limited
Hydrogen Group
I.T. Alliance Group
IC Resources
IT Skillfinder Ltd
Identify Group Ltd
Impact Care Services
Intrinsic Executive Search
Irish Recruiter
J3 Recruitment
Jefferson Wolfe
Jigsaw People Solutions Limited
Kelly | Scientific Resources
Kingsgate Recruitment
LOFT Talent Acquisition
Lancaster Douglas Consulting Ltd
Lorien Resourcing
MLG Partners
Maria Samson UK Limited
Marketing Moves Public Limited Company 
Marley Wright Engineering Recruitment
Media Scotland
Medical Resourcing International Ltd 
Medicare First
Milburn Lewis
Naked Recruitment
Netrio IT Solutions Limited
Network Compucare Limited
Networkers International PLC
Nicholas Scott International
Nomad Computer Consultants Ltd. 
Northstar Recruitment Ltd
Norton Leigh
Oakley Professional Recruitment
Oho Group Ltd
Oomph! Recruitment Solutions
Orange Malone Ltd
PR Futures
Pangea Resourcing Limited 
Parity Professionals
Parity Resources
Parkhouse Bell International Recruitment & Consulting
Pop Science
Prime Resource
Profiles Personnel
Project Resource Ltd
PureLux Recruit
Q People Solutions
Qdos Contractor
RACS Group
RDF Group
Recruitment Leadership Ltd
Red Recruiter Ltd
RedPepper Recruitment Ltd
Redington Associates
Reilly People
Remit Resources Ltd
Requaero Limited
Resource Group Technical Recruitment Solutions
Reuben Sinclair Ltd
Russam GMS Interim Management & Executive Search
SOLA Group
STR Group
Sabeo Contracting Services
Sauce Recruitment
Search Consultancy
Sharp Consultancy
Sheridan Maine London
Simply360 Recruitment
Sla Digital Forensics Ltd 
Solutions Driven
Southside Personnel
Spinnaker Consulting Ltd
Staff in Partnership (SiP)
Stanton House
Sunshine HR ltd
Synergi Search and Select Ltd
Talent Staffing
Terra Advisors
The Green Recruitment Company
The Management Recruitment Group
The Noel Group
Thistle Recruitment
Thomas Telford Limited 
Tone Talent Ltd
Triad Resourcing
Understanding Recruitment
Vie Talent Ltd
White Recruitment Ltd
Wilkinson & Associates
Yorkshire Staffing Services Ltd
Zitko Consulting Ltd
emPowerment Financial Search and Selection
the cps group
tranSMART Foundation







Ian Knowlson, Director and Co-Founder, The Recruitment Training Group

Ian has had an impressive and highly successful career spanning over 30 years in recruitment, talent acquisition, sales and training sectors establishing recruitment businesses across the UK and Europe and is a founder partner of Recruitment Training Group. Today Ian and Recruitment Training Group work with over 30 UK recruitment companies, many of which are in the Recruiter Hot 100, supporting the owners in developing high growth strategies through their consulting, coaching and training solutions.


Soft skills, Hard Results: Achieving transformational business growth from Learning and Development

Alison Humphries, Owner/Director, Recruitment Leadership
  • Why you can't afford not to: building ROI into learning
  • Ensuring training stays "real world"
  • Why most learning fails to produce lasting results

Alison Humphries (MA Oxon, FIRP, CIPD, DipT&D) has 30 years’ experience in recruitment, as a director of 4 listed businesses and most recently led Liquid Personnel as MD through a period of exceptional growth culminating in a trade sale to ICS Group in 2016. For several years she has worked with multiple recruitment businesses across all sectors to help them achieve business goals, improve market penetration and value.  Her L&D expertise plays a significant role in staff engagement and business performance.


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.


Brand Recruitment – 5 Ways to Increase Repeat Business & Referrals

Abigail Stevens, Managing Director & Founder, Think Global Recruitment

  • Find out the types of recruitment agencies that are expected to survive in the future
  • Discover simple, effective ways to improve your customer service & guarantee results
  • Learn how to secure the easiest business available to you

Abigail Stevens started her career in marketing and has 20 years’ experience in the recruitment industry.  She is the Founder and Managing Director of Think Global Recruitment and recently became Managing Director of Pivotal International Recruitment. She was previously Chair for APSCo Scotland Business Forums and is an active networker amongst entrepreneurial groups in Scotland. Abigail has plenty of interesting and relevant tips to share on what works and what doesn’t for companies that are looking to secure repeat business and referrals.


Recruitment UK - Review of Trends

Alec Fowler, Account Manager, Bullhorn


Innovation Spotlight: SourceBreaker

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




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.


From agency to RPO and everything in between: the key role of smart technology in scaling organisations

Tim Jones, Head of RPO & Partner Consulting, Lumesse
Agencies are evolving to offer a much broader spectrum of services to clients – is their recruitment technology able to adapt?
What are the key technology issues which recruiters face as they scale up their offering?
Our experience – how we’ve helped our clients succeed as they grow and change

Tim first used HR technology back in 1997 when naive products couldn't meet the greedy dreams of a young recruiter excited by the new internet enabled workplace. Since 2015 he has worked with Lumesse RPO & BPO customers operating a variety of recruiting units, talking and sharing experiences with global customers, advising them on leading practices and challenging their existing systems to invigorate their teams to greater success. 


Understanding ‘Recruitment Transformation’ within your Clients

Stuart Jones, Founder, Recruitment Trainer and Transformation Consultant, InSource Talent 
  • What do we mean by in-house Recruitment Transformation?
  • How can we use the model to understand our clients’ needs?
  • How can agencies align their sales messages & services to build better client partnerships?

With a recruitment career spanning almost 20 years, Stuart originally worked for some of the UK’s leading recruitment agencies, providing contingency and search services into the construction & supply chain sectors. Since 2011, working as a consultant & trainer to the in-house recruitment sector, he has coached well over 1000 recruiters in the latest recruitment tools, techniques & strategies. He is a recognised expert in the use of social media for recruitment & branding, and is pioneering the concept of ‘Recruitment Transformation’ within organisations. How can agencies align their sales messages & services to build better client partnerships?




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

People’s History Museum
Left Bank, Spinningfields
25 May 2017
13:00 Registration Opens
17:30 Drinks Reception
T: +44 20 7822 1816