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The Sammons Group

Sutherland House
3 Lloyd's Avenue

Tel: 020 7293 7000
Fax: 020 7626 5759


Welcome to The Sammons Group - a unique specialist recruitment consultancy with offices based in London, Brentwood, Eastbourne and Hastings.  Founded in 1957, we are one of the longest established, independent, family-run recruitment consultancies in the UK, and we have gained an enviable reputation for choosing to work with the best employer brands and the most talented candidates in the markets in which we specialise.  Our high levels of referral and recommendation stand testament to our commitment to treating our candidates and clients with the very highest level of care.

We've been placing you first since 1957.

The core values that underpin everything we do are:


We deliver a service that we would be glad to receive; one that is driven by the needs and preferences of the customer, whilst at the same time promoting best practice and fairness to all.

If you require reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.  We welcome applications from talented individuals, and seek to assist our clients in reaching their diversity objectives, so we particularly welcome applications from those from under-represented groups.

We understand that our clients are continuously seeking to achieve improved efficiencies and added value, whilst at the same time controlling costs.  We work hard to 'square the circle' of reduced spend with increased quality.

As an SME of just over 40 staff, our key differentiators are our people, and our unwavering commitment to being recognised as a market leader in terms of recruitment best practice for the sectors we cover - always seeking to go beyond compliance to promotion of excellence, with a culture of continuous improvement. 

Core Capabilities:

•Temporary, Contract and Permanent Recruitment
•Contingency/Database Recruitment
•Executive Search/Search & Selection
•Market Intelligence (Salary surveys, etc.)
•DBS Checks (formerly known as CRB Disclosures)

Skill sets we recruit for:

•Accountancy & Finance
•Executive Search
•Light Industrial
•Occupational Pensions
•Public Sector
•Secretarial & Office
•Sussex (General) - local specialist and technical jobs in the Sussex area

UK Coverage:

With offices in London, Brentwood, Hastings and Eastbourne, the majority of our work is in London and the South East. 

However, some of our divisions recruit on a national basis (including Pensions and Healthcare).

Our Executive Search team recruits on an international basis.

Additional Information:

The aim of our service is to make your life as simple, effective and hassle-free as possible, but we have detailed below some more information on the various facets of our services to give you an idea of what we can offer:

•Extensive Database of Fully Screened Permanent, Contract and Temporary Candidates
•Network of Contacts Built on 57 Years of Recommendation and Referral
•40% of our Candidates come from Recommendation, Referral and Reputation
•Information, Advice and Guidance - Expertise/Experience in Your Market
•In-House Payroll Service for Temporary Workers - including Holiday Pay and Stakeholder Pension
•Registered Umbrella Body for DBS Checks (formerly known as CRB Disclosures)
•All Candidates interviewed in Person by Fully Trained Consultants
•Stringent (and EAA Regulations Compliant) Pre-Selection Procedures
•Office Skills Testing and Training
•Corporate members of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC)
•Over 50% of consultants are Members or Fellows of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP)
•One of the first agencies to achieve the REC-endorsed Equality Assured standard
•ISO 9001:2008 certified quality management system
•ISO 14001:2004 certified environmental management system
•Recent awards won include: Institute of Recruitment Professionals Permanent Consultant of the Year 2011; Silver Signatory to the Mayor of London's Green Procurement Code; Professional Pensions UK Recruitment Consultancy of the Year 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007; Shortlisted for Professional Pensions UK Recruitment Consultancy of the Year 2002, 2003, 2008; Ten Sixty Six Enterprise Business Awards, Customer Care Category 2005 (sponsors in 2006); Runner-up in the Eastbourne Business Awards,  Customer Care Category 2005
•Staff qualifications include: REC Certificates and Diplomas in Recruitment Practice; Chartered Membership of the CIPD


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