London’s 101 Fastest Growing Staffing Agency Startups

August 2, 2022

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Staffing Agency companies in London. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Staffing Agency Companies & Startups (London)


Storm4

FoundersKayleigh Bottomley
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Storm4 is a specialist GreenTech recruitment marketplace, connecting organizations with the senior talent to drive their mission.


Storm5

FoundersOlivier Kerckhove
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Storm5 are global RetailTech recruitment experts, connecting organizations with the talent to drive their mission.


hackajob

FoundersMark Chaffey, Razvan Creanga
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Hackajob is a data-driven and engaging recruitment platform that matches top digital talent with exciting companies.


Rota

FoundersNick Bolton, Tom Williams, Will Taylor
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SAAS Mobile and desktop Apps to provide Total Workforce Technology for the whole workforce (internal and external)


Phaidon International

FoundersAdam Buck
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We have a clear strategy and it is working to deliver us competitive advantage and superior financial results.


Bright

FoundersJames Uffindell
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Bright is an online recruitment network that connects graduates, undergraduates and professionals with suitable job opportunities.


Rest Less

FoundersSara Stephens
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Rest Less is a social impact business helping a generation of over 50s get the most from life.


Flowerbx

FoundersAdam Wilkie, Whitney Hawkings
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Flowerbx is an online, wholesale, flower-delivery service.


Placed App

FoundersJennifer Johansson
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Placed is a mobile-first recruitment platform helping the high labour churn, service industries access permanent staff.


ParcelABC

FoundersAndrew Benson, Andrius Balkunas
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ParcelABC is a logistics company that unites thousands of local and international delivery companies.


Recruitment Smart Technologies

FoundersPawan Lokwani, Yusuf Jazakallah
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SAAS, B2B, DeepTech, Talent Supply chain automation, HR, Recruitment


hundo.careers

FoundersEsther O’callaghan Obe, Piers Collins, Scott Byrne-Fraser
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hundo.careers is an end-to-end entry-level talent solution that helps forward-thinking companies engage with Gen Z talent.


The Up Group

FoundersClare Johnston
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The Up Group company provides online recruitment, professional placement, and career consulting services.


APPII

FoundersAdi Ben-Ari, Brian McNulty, Gary McKay
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Using blockchain technology to quickly and simply verify identities, backgrounds (such as criminal history) and career history (CV / Resume)


CodeMonk.ai

FoundersMaulik Sailor, Prakash Pilley, Shahriyar Ramezani
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CodeMonk is a platform for companies to build and manage borderless tech team using pre-vetted top talent sourced from across the world


Syft

FoundersJack Beaman, Novo Abakare
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Syft is the UK’s market leading flexible staffing platform.


Staff Heroes

FoundersMark Elwig, Zeki Mirza
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Staff Heroes is an on demand & AI technology marketplace reinventing the world of work, connecting businesses and workers more efficiently.


1PS

FoundersTim Bailey
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1PS provide funding and back office services to recruitment agencies.


MWS Technology

FoundersRichard Alberg
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MWS offer Aptem, our award winning, end-to-end, cost saving delivery platform for vocational training and employability


inploi

FoundersAlexander Hanson-Smith, Chris Mackie, Matthew de la Hey
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inploi is the future of talent engagement and job discovery.


HireHand

FoundersScott Erwin
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HireHand is an intelligent and fuss-free staffing platform for food businesses.


Stride

FoundersAidan Cramer, Matt Sinderberry
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Deep jobs marketplace connecting sales talent with jobs at tech companies.


BuzzHire

FoundersAntoine Auberger, Nick Miller
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A platform for employers to efficiently manage their flexible workforce.


ThriveMap

FoundersChristopher Platts
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Personalised pre-employment assessments for volume hiring


Rethink Group

FoundersUnknown
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Delivers recruitment and talent management services internationally to transform businesses into higher performing organisations


TEXpert AI

FoundersDrishdey Caullychurn & Paras Daryanani
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TEXpert AI uses artificial intelligence to provide hiring solutions in achieving workforce diversity.


TheJobPost

FoundersJohn Caffery
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TheJobPost connects employers with recruitment consultancies.


CIP Recruitment

FoundersUnknown
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CIP Recruitment provides bespoke recruitment solutions to a variety of clients across different fields.


Hunted

FoundersGuy Tam, James Silverman
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The biggest hurdle to growth for recruitment companies is finding and hiring recruitment talent.


Acacium Group

FoundersRichard MacMillan
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Acacium Group is a provider of health, life sciences, and social care staffing services to the health sector.


Labour XChange

FoundersJonathan Key, Paul Spillman
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Labour xchange is a recruitment platform that matches workers and employers (mostly SMEs) on an hour by hour basis.


Highflyers

FoundersMichele Cuccovillo
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Recruitment platform where top financial services companies can find the best experienced professionals in the market


Careerjet

FoundersJean-Benoit Andrieu, Thomas Busch
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Careerjet is a semantic analysis technology-based vertical search engine connecting various job vacancy listings globally.


Prism Digital

FoundersAlex Dover, Nicholas Pedersen, Shashi Fernando
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Prism Digital are a DevOps, Cloud & Infrastructure focused Talent Partner.


Frameshift

FoundersUnknown
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Frameshift is a technology platform matching professionals with temporary work assignments.


Availo

FoundersNick Clement, Robert Bye
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Meet then hire local freelancers


Cyra

FoundersSeyed Saeid Masoumzadeh, Sheenu Chawla
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Cyra aiming to make the hiring process cost effective for the employers of small to medium businesses, by providing AI recruiting assistant.


Aspire

FoundersPaul Farrer
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Aspire specialise in recruiting for the digital, media and marketing communications industry.


The SR Group

FoundersMark Brewer
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The SR Group consists of specialist recruitment consultancies.


Tenth Revolution Group

FoundersUnknown
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Tenth Revolution Group is the global leader in cloud talent solutions, uniquely equipped to deliver digital transformation through people.


Red Commerce

FoundersRichard Vercesi
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Red Commerce is a global SAP recruitment firm, Red Commerce provides tailored resourcing and advisory services for businesses.


Salt Search

FoundersJacqui Barratt
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Salt Search is a digital recruitment agency,connecting people and businesses within Creative,Marketing,Sales,and Technology.


Intelletec

FoundersJason Rumney
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Intelletec is a growing technology businesses at the forefront of innovation to build their teams globally.


nGAGE Specialist Recruitment

FoundersUnknown
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nGAGE is extremely diligent about allowing recruitment businesses to join our fold.


Gradvert

FoundersMichaela Reaney
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UK’s leading graduate recruitment and training companies


Meet

FoundersHannah Donaldson, Paul McGuire
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Meet is a recruitment solutions provider in the life sciences industry.


Broadbean

FoundersDan McGuire
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Broadbean Broadbean develops software for the recruitment and staffing industry, aimed at cutting costs & time.


Spencer Ogden

FoundersSir Peter Ogden
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Spencer Ogden is the global award-winning energy, engineering and infrastructure recruiter of choice.


Index.dev

FoundersSergiu Matei
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At Index we help growing companies assemble world-class teams of software developers. We make it easy to scale your tech team – on demand.


Gradfuel

FoundersUnknown
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Gradfuel is an online platform that personalizes job assistants for graduates to find jobs.


Totaljobs Group

FoundersJon Wilson
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Totaljobs Group, we currently run six job sites, each dealing with a totally different audience.


Lawrence Harvey

FoundersTom Glanfield
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Lawrence Harvey is a recruitment company that offers recruitment service with a difference.


Stott and May

FoundersUnknown
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Stott and May provides intelligent executive recruitment for organisations across the UK, Europe and North America.


ZipShift

FoundersAbhinav Swaminathan
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Power Your Community. Find flexible shifts at thousands of local businesses.


SThree PLC

FoundersBill Bottriell, Simon Arber
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SThree is a company and has three key elements are market specialisation, organic growth and homegrown management.


Deanslist

FoundersUnknown
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Deanslist is a social recruitment network for students and graduates in computing, IT, web, and engineering sciences.


Movemeon

FoundersNick Patterson, Richard Rosser
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Movemeon is the global network of top-tier consulting trained professionals solving strategy, transformation & management challenges.


Spring Technology

FoundersDan Spring
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Spring Technology is a staffing and recruiting firm specializing in IT and Telecommunications recruitment.


XML International

FoundersUnknown
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XML International (est. 2004) is a global staffing group, with our global HQ in London.


The Barton Partnership

FoundersNicholas Barton
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The Barton Partnership is a niche Executive Recruitment firm providing permanent and interim solutions in strategy, transformation, and M&A.


HireXtra

FoundersAnuhya Vuppala, Kumar Vuppala
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AI Driven Crowd Staffing Platform for Employers & Hiring Agencies


Drake International

FoundersUnknown
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Drake International is a global recruitment company that offers online job search and staffing solutions.


Index

FoundersSergiu Matei
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Index helps companies and organizations hire remote software developers and teams.


LMRE

FoundersBradley Bartlett, Louisa Dickins, Richard Lloyd
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LMRE is placing talent into the proptech sector within UK and international real estate.


Etz Timesheet Solutions

FoundersUnknown
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Etz Timesheets are provided through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model in the cloud and has been tailor-built for the recruitment sector.


Outt.com

FoundersBen Oakley, Mark Rigby, Natalie Karr, Steve OBrien
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OUTT.com is the UK’s job marketplace for care, connecting candidates and employers for shifts and vacancies, removing staffing agencies.


Premier Group

FoundersUnknown
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Premier Group is a global privately owned recruitment agency, offers high quality recruitment services.


Real Staffing

FoundersUnknown
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Real Staffing operates a bio technology based recruiting firm that places individuals in the pharmaceutical and medical device fields.


ElevateDirect.com

FoundersDan Collier, Mick Delaney
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Productivity enhancement tool for recruitment across all workforce categories


Venatrix

FoundersElaine Tyler
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Venatrix is a graduate recruitment solutions provider run by graduates for graduates.


PMP Recruitment

FoundersUnknown
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PMP Recruitment provides recruitment and facilities management services for multi-sector.


Hamlyn Williams

FoundersUnknown
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Hamlyn Williams is a global recruitment consultancy that offers staffing and recruitment services within regulated industries.


FiveTen Group

FoundersUnknown
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FiveTen Group is one of the world’s fastest growing professional and specialist recruitment consultancies.


PSD Group

FoundersUnknown
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PSD Group is a Specialists in international board, management and executive recruitment across a range of sectors and functions.


Few&Far

FoundersNick Charalambous, Samm Green
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Few&Far helps companies stand out, build teams, and set the foundation for growth.


Findmework

FoundersBohus Pollak
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Findmework Limited is startup company in area of activities of employment placement agencies and publishing activities


TechStream Group

FoundersUnknown
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TechStream Group is a talent solution provider that consists of four portfolio brands each focusing on unique technology streams.


Cititec

FoundersUnknown
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Cititec is a customer-driven technology recruitment firm.


Washington Frank International

FoundersUnknown
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Washington Frank International provides permanent and freelance ERP recruitment solutions.


DSJ Global

FoundersUnknown
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DSJ Global is a staffing agency that offers recruitment solutions to supply chain, procurement, technical operations and logistics sectors.


Huntress Search

FoundersUnknown
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white collar recruitment company


Ezekia

FoundersUnknown
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Ezekia offers CRM and assignment management systems for executive search firms to manage their end-to-end processes with ease.


Six Models London

FoundersUnknown
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Six Models London – Elite modelling platform based in centra London with links to over 120 modelling agencies


Vivid Resourcing

FoundersUnknown
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Vivid Resourcing is a consultancy that provides recruitment, staffing, job search and employment services for various sectors.


Elite Group Recruitment

FoundersLaurent Halimi
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Elite Group Recruitment is a technology focussed multi-disciplined search and selection firm.


Progressive Recruitment

FoundersUnknown
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Progressive Recruitment is a global leading, a specialist recruitment company, dedicated to providing fully compliant staffing solutions.


X4 Group

FoundersUnknown
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X4 Group is a recruitment company that offers contract and permanent hiring solutions.


NP Group

FoundersUnknown
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NP Group provides recruiting services to helps candidates & companies that offer recruitment process outsourcing & advisory services.


Trust In Soda

FoundersUnknown
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Trust In Soda offers recruitment and staffing services for data, design, product management, DevOps and software engineering sectors.


CyberStream

FoundersUnknown
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CyberStream is an information and cybersecurity talent acquisition solution provider.


Iglu

FoundersOzzi Jarvinen
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Recruitment and relocation agency for the IT industry.


Talentpoint

FoundersUnknown
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Talentpoint is a company providing human resources and recruitment services.


I Pharm Consulting

FoundersUnknown
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I-Pharm Consulting is a recruitment company.


CEO Worldwide

FoundersPatrick Mataix
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CEO Worldwide is a Executive & Interim Management recruitment firm.


Gravitas Recruitment Group

FoundersUnknown
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Gravitas Recruitment Group specializes in recruitment services for a wide range of industries.


CCL Global

FoundersUnknown
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CCL Global provides workforce solutions.


Guidant Global

FoundersUnknown
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Guidant Global provides talent acquisition and managed workforce solution services.


La Fosse Associates

FoundersSimon La Fosse
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La Fosse Associates focus all our efforts on providing an outstanding service to our clients and candidates


BSM Group

FoundersTom Smith
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BSM Group provides recruitment services.


Handle Recruitment

FoundersUnknown
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Handle Recruitment connects the clients with exceptional people that will power their brand, & they connect brilliant candidates with roles.


TalentintheCloud

FoundersDarren Franks
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TalentintheCloud is a specialist recruitment agency to the fintech and payments sector.

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