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Recruitment is a booming part of the services which often yields extremely high profits for business owners during both periods of economic recovery and growth. As growth returns to the UK, companies will look to bolster their permanent staff numbers, increasingly more reliant on candidates submitted by independent recruitment agencies. The recruitment sector is fast becoming a key focus area for those looking to take advantage of the relatively low current valuations and invest with the future in mind.

Over the years there has been an increase in the willingness of businesses to use recruitment agencies as a direct source of professional talent and HR departments now work regularly with external recruiters and headhunter agencies in hopes of sourcing the best candidates. This creates a very lucrative environment for many recruitment businesses who effectively act as ‘sales brokerages’ between prospective employee and their intended client.


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1 - 20 of 43 businesses for sale

Outsourced IT Support, Telecoms & Accounting Solutions - Technology - Yorkshire

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £2,085,000
Location: Yorkshire and the Humber

Provides outsourced IT support, telecoms and Sage 200 to clients, predominantly SMEs, operating across a diverse range of sectors such as hospitality, logistics, education and recruitment. Services are typically offered across the North of England; however, the company has customers located througho...

Business Consultancy: Pharmaceutical Industry - Professional and Financial - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £400,000
Location: UK Wide

Areas of expertise include market access (helping an organisation accelerate the uptake of new and existing medicines); customer insight (market research, advisory boards and speaker meetings); training (understanding the NHS and sales force effectiveness programmes); business mentoring, coaching an...

Temporary & Seasonal Labour - Services - East Midlands

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £7,100,000
Location: East Midlands

Established for over 20 years. Provides temporary labour in field, glasshouse and factory operations, for roles such as cutters, cleaners, harvesters, forklift and tractor drivers, pickers, packers, planters and supervisors. Up to 1,000 temporary staff working at any one time, with clients from indu...

Automotive, Environmental & Energy Recruitment Consultancy - Services - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,750,000
Location: UK Wide

Main activity is the recruitment of contract engineers for the automotive industry. Focussed on powertrain, electrical and associated areas, with potential to expand into additional disciplines. Recent expansion into the environmental sector, focussing on energy and sustainability within constructio...

Recruitment Consultancy - Services - North of UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £7,000,000
Location: UK Wide

Established close to 20 years and based in the north of the UK. Provides predominantly temporary and recruitment consultancy services, alongside a small proportion of permanent recruitment, on vacancies such as warehousing, agricultural work, call centres, secretarial and administration, production ...

Recruitment Agency - Services - South

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,000,000
Location: UK Wide

A successful and reputable specialist recruitment agency operating on a global scale, offering both temporary and permanent recruitment services. Provides candidates for a range of roles within energy and commodity trading, including accounting, finance, HR and secretarial. Boasts a comprehensive an...

Website Design & Development Services - Advertising and Media - South East

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £330,000
Location: South East

Front and backend development provided in-house, specialising in ecommerce and online recruitment. 90% of turnover generated from recurring monthly fees. Long-standing client base within a diverse range of sectors; several relationships span over ten years. Experienced workforce capable of managing ...

Recruitment & Consultancy - Services - Gtr London

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £3,345,000
Location: London

Group of specialist recruitment and consultancy companies focusing on both permanent and temporary placements. Each is a market leader in its niche with the Group focusing on knowledge and information management, market research, and project, programme, and change management. GP £1.32m. Adj. EBITDA...

Specialist Recruitment Agency - Services - East of England

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £510,000
Location: East of England

Main provision is the placement of permanent and temporary staff such as general managers, senior financial managers and all sales, service and parts personnel required in the operation of a retail vehicle franchise organisation in the UK and, to a lesser extent, overseas. Preferred supplier for Mer...

Home Care & Recruitment Agency - Medical and Educational - Suffolk

Asking Price: £450,000
Turnover:  £684,220
Location: East of England

Established home care and recruitment agency operating in East Anglia. Owner managed. Mainly private client base. Income over £600k with good profits. Genuine growth potential. Ideal for existing operator looking to expand. Approx. 600 ? 700 care hours per week. Genuine growth potential Income Spli...

Job Search Portal - Services - East of England

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £2,105,000
Location: East of England

A unique, UK-focused job search portal with over 500k UK-based vacancies for clients operating in a diverse range of sectors, including retail, accountancy, education, healthcare and security. Also develops mobile applications for use within the recruitment industry. Delivers a wide range of jobs in...

Recruitment Agency - Services - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £6,855,000
Location: UK Wide

Recruitment agency specialising in the provision of temporary candidates predominantly to the construction, industrial, driving and warehousing sectors, with some success in the commercial and retail industries. The company also provides candidates for permanent roles, filtering CVs and organising i...

Medical Recruitment Agency - Medical and Educational - UK

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £2,930,000
Location: UK Wide

Frameworks and Tier 1s in place with NHS to provide reliable revenue for the foreseeable future. Long-standing relationships in place with NHS Scotland, England and Wales. Experienced management staff capable of managing day-to-day running of the business. Operates from leasehold premises. Scope for...

Construction Industry Recruitment Agency - Services - East of England

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £3,500,000
Location: East of England

Specialises in providing both temporary and permanent staff to the construction industry, with a large number of reoccurring placements. This is a fully managed business, with the directors having very little input in the day to day running, with no client contact. 95% temp placements. Excellent ca...

Catering & Hospitality Recruitment Agency - Services - London

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £960,000
Location: London

Specialises in providing handpicked individuals into the catering and hospitality industry, having been able to assist many leading boutique hotels, restaurants and gastro pubs in and around the city for in excess of 20 years, they have built a reputation as the first point of contact. EBITDA c £21...

Healthcare Recruitment Agency & Domiciliary Care - Medical and Educational - Wales

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,355,000
Location: Wales

Healthcare recruitment agency, providing permanent and temporary commercial placement of nursing staff, alongside local domiciliary care. The majority of the company's sales are conducted with primary care trusts, local authorities and commercial clients, and increasing engagement with private indiv...

Job Board - Services - England

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £1,160,000
Location: UK Wide

A specialist online job board catering for vacancies within sectors requiring security clearance or roles within cyber security, policing and security. Operates in a specialised, niche market providing an online facility to reach candidates with varying levels of UK security clearances. Jobs adverti...

Legal Recruitment Agency - Professional and Financial - London

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £520,000
Location: London

Recruitment agency specialising in a full range of legal support roles, including paralegals. Client accounts include law firms and legal departments across the UK, concentrated within Greater London, including well known Legal 500 companies. Permanent and temporary positions filled from a constantl...

Temp Recruitment - Services - South West

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £5,100,000
Location: South West

Highly profitable temporary recruitment company based in the South West of England / M4 corridor. It provides primarily industrial temporary staff to a range of extremely high profile companies across a range of business sectors. The company, founded in 2007, achieved £1m turnover in its first year...

Executive Search & Recruitment - Professional and Financial - North East

Asking Price: 
Turnover:  £815,000
Location: North East

Provider of a comprehensive recruitment solution, specialising in board level and senior management appointments. Extensive candidate database with wide-ranging expertise within a variety of sectors. 80% client retention rate with long-standing relationships spanning over ten years. Leasehold premis...

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