We have a team dedicated to advising recruitment and executive search businesses, advising clients that range from boutique executive search companies to large multinational groups and with a combined gross revenue in excess of £5 billion.

We also support the wider industry, including working relationships and joint initiatives with APSCo, the REC, TEAM, the FCSA, PRISM, Recruitment International and many of the industry’s other key bodies, publications and professionals.

We provide clients with a value added and sector-tailored compliance service for audit, accounts and tax, and we also work closely with our clients to support their goals in the following areas:

  • International expansion
  • Interpretation of VAT legislation
  • Implementing share option schemes along with employee taxation and other incentives
  • Profit extraction planning for owners, along with succession and exit planning
  • Financial benchmarking
  • Corporate finance advice and transaction support
  • Umbrella companies, Managed Service Companies (MSC’s) and IR35 compliance

Through our group’s thought leadership, we are regularly involved in industry events, including being judges for industry trade awards. We are a business partner of the REC and our relationship with APSCo and TEAM includes the provision of a free accountancy and tax technical helpline.

With a large range of recruitment businesses as clients and a pro-active involvement in the industry for many years, we are one of the very few business advisers that genuinely understand the needs of the recruitment sector and the businesses and individuals within it.

Entrepreneurs Private Equity and M&A Discussion

Jamie Cassell (Partner, Saffery Champness) is joined by Philip Duquenoy (Partner, Key Capital Partners), Dan Potts (CFO, The Green Recruitment Company) and Niraj Patel (Partner and Head of Corporate Finance, Saffery Champness) for a discussion surrounding how Private Equity (PE) could benefit businesses through their next stage of growth.

Recruitment & executive search businesses

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Jamie Cassell

Partner, London

Key experience
Jamie joined Saffery Champness’ Business Advisory Group in 2014, after spending the majority of his career at a top six...