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Welcome to  HancoxRead Recruitment Ltd

We are a multi award winning family ran and owned Consultancy that set up in March 2019.  HancoxRead Recruitment have now become a known and reliable brand within multiple sectors.

Guy Hancox ,the MD and owner of HRR, is also an Ambassador for the British Institute of Recruiters (BIOR) which stands for ethical recruitment practices.

Our Awards

“2019 Winner of the Corporate Vision Magazines Multi-Sector Recruitment Business” 

“2020 Winner of the SME News Recruitment Firm of the Year 2020 - West Midlands”

“2020 Winner of the Corporate Vision Magazines Award for Innovation in Recruitment Compliance Technology”

“2021 Winner of the CORP2021 Most Outstanding Multi-Sector Recruitment Agency 2021 – Birmingham”

“2021 Winner of the Global Business Insight’s  Multi-Sector Recruitment Firm of the Year - West Midlands & Award for Innovation in Recruitment Compliance Technology”


Our Areas of Specialism

We are specialists in Business Consulting, Business Reform, Growth, Strategy Resourcing, Recruiting and Headhunting across the UK from Operative to Board level.

Examples of sectors and roles include:

  • Public Sector: Social Care, Housing, Skills framework, Customer Service, Covid-19 specialist recruiters, Cleaning, Administration and many more
  • Manufacturing: Automotive, Aerospace & FMCG
  • Facilities Management: Grounds Maintenance, Pest Control, Legionella & Soft Services
  • Commercial: Sales, Back Office Support, Front of House, Accounts, Finance & IT
  • Engineering: Operations, Quality, Maintenance, Design, Process and Project Engineering

Advanced technology Recruitment Practice -  How HancoxRead Register Candidates

We have invested in an advanced £4.2m Biometric “Rights to Work” mobile application and CRM platform which has 4000 variations of ID inputted into it which scan and spot a fake or fraudulent ID in 60 seconds anywhere in the World. This has won us 2 awards to date so far.

The following are included in our charge rates:

  • Full registration process via Zoom if face to face is not possible
  • Deep CV “dive” on work history and any discrepancies explained
  • Facial recognition check done to compare ID via our application
  • Real time picture of the candidate,
  • Address checks,
  • Rights to work checks
  • Full reference checks
  • Social media check with report (extra cost)
  • DBS checks at any level (extra cost)
  • Free professional report of the above in a PDF document


Contact Details

General Phone Number: 0121 764 6633


Guy Hancox (MD)


Tel: 07851 489 513


Julie Peasgood (Office Manager)


Tel: 07828 160 125


Sam Stewart (Recruitment Consultant)


Tel: 07838 474 622

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