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 Step Recruitment Solutions Ltd
33 St. James's Limited 
7 Fifty Two
Accentra Technologies
Addition Solutions
Adecco UK
Adevia Health Ltd
Adore Recruitment
Altus Partners
Andersplus Horticulture
Annapurna Recruitment
Antal International
Aura Sales Ltd
BD Consult Limited
Bailey Reign Ltd
Beaumont Select Ltd
Bloom Recruitment Ltd
Boston Hale
Bowden Mayes
Bright Purple Resourcing
Brightsparks Recruitment Limited 
CCA Recruitment Group
CY Partners
Camino Partners
Canny Recruitment
CareerWise Recruitment
Carter Reinsurance
Catermatch Solutions
Celtic Careers
Circle Recruitment
Claremont Consulting
Cobalt Recruitment
Connections Employment Agency
Cork Precision Tool Co Ltd
Cornerstone42 Executive Assistant Recruitment and Executive Search...
Coyle Consulting
Creative Arrow Recruitment
Creative Pioneers London
Crescenzi Consulting
D.R. Consulting
DMC Recruit Ltd
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Dunedin Global Recruitment
E-Com Group Ltd
EDD Consulting Limited
Eddison Knight
Edison Hill
Ellis Mack Limited 
Escape Recruitment Services
EslingKenny Ltd
Essential Recruitment NW Ltd
Eurosearch & Selection
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd, UK
Executive Connections Limited (Ireland)
Executive Edge Recruitment
Exolta Capital Partners
F1rst Commercial Recruitment Ltd
FG Associates
FINTEC recruit Ltd
FITT Projects
FMCG Central Limited
FSI Elite Ltd
Face 2 Face Outsource Solutions Limited 
Favourite People
Flex Associates
Forest Group
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Fx2 Recruitment
GQR Global Markets
GSA Techsource
GWG Partners
Global Resourcing
Grosvenor Boston
HR Grapevine
HRGO Recruitment
Harrison Sands
Henlee Resourcing & Consulting Limited
Hr Go Plc
Hudson Shribman
Hunter Allen Resourcing
ICDS Recruitment
IS Recruitment Ltd
Icds Recruitment Consultants (Uk) Ltd 
Identify Group Ltd
In-Gen Partners
InSource Recruitment
Intrinsic Executive Search
Invictus Recruitment Consultancy Ltd
Ithr Online Limited 
J Dickinson Consulting Limited 
J J Associates
JPA Recruitment
Jacksonstone Recruitment
John Gibson Associates (Midlands)
Kandhu Food Sector Recruitment Specialist
Kendall Poole Consulting Ltd
Lancaster Douglas Consulting Ltd
Language Matters Recruitment Consultants
Lorien Resourcing
MERC Partners
MSP Recruitment
Magnus Walker And Partners Limited 
Mansion House Recruitment
Marcus Donald
Marley Wright Engineering Recruitment
Maxwell Stephens
Meridian Business Support
Milburn Lewis
NFP Consulting
Neil Connor Recruitment & Training
Netrio IT Solutions Limited
Network Compucare Limited
Oakley Professional Recruitment
Odgers Berndtson
Oomph! Recruitment Solutions
Otter Recruitment
Oxford Hanson
PCQ Recruitment
Pangea Resourcing Limited 
Parity Resources
People First Global
Petroplan Limited
Phoenix Group
Precision Projects
Premium Consulting
Prestige Nursing + Care
Pro Tech Recruitment
ProMedical Personnel Ltd
Procurement People Recruitment Ltd
Project Resource Ltd
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Q4 Recruitment
Quest Search & Selection
Randstad Employment Bureaux Ltd
Raw Talent Academy
Recruitment Services Ltd
Red Hat Recruitment
Red Top Resources
RedPepper Recruitment Ltd
Reed Global
Remedy Recruitment Group Ltd
Resource Group Technical Recruitment Solutions
Resource3 Ltd
Resourcing Solutions
Sabeo Contracting Services
Sales Point
Seriously Connected
Sharna Associates
Sheridan Maine London
Sheridan Maine Recruitment Limited
Sigmar Recruitment
Simon James IT Ltd
Social Media Search Ltd
Sonia Smith Associates Ltd
Stanton House
Stellar Select Ltd
Street League
Summerhill House Hotel
Sundial Resourcing Ltd
Super Temps
Synergi Search & Select Limited
Talentpool Selection
Tek Search
Tempest Resourcing Ltd
Terra Advisors
The Martin Veasey Partnership
The ReThink Group
The SR Group
Thomas Telford Limited 
Timothy James Consulting
Tony Timmins Associates
Trinity Noir
Ultimate Asset
Venatus Global
Veran Performance Limited
Vertical IT
Vivid Technology - UK & Nordic IT Technology and Managing Consultancy...
Whitehill Pelham
Wilkinson & Associates
William Nicolas
Working Solutions Recruitment Ltd
Zitko Consulting Ltd
aap3 Recruitment
emPowerment Financial Search and Selection
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 7583 3503