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APSCo Awards for Excellence 2019 Shortlist Announced


After much anticipation, the shortlist for the 2019 Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) Awards for Excellence – sponsored by NatWest and 6CATS International – has been unveiled. These coveted annual awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in the professional recruitment sector.

The shortlisted companies will be invited to attend a Q&A session with APSCo’s panel of independent judges during the week commencing 9th September and winners are to be announced at an invitation-only dinner on the 8th of October 2019.

Commenting on the announcement, Ann Swain, APSCo Chief Executive, said:

“The APSCo Awards for Excellence have long been recognised as the most prestigious accolade in professional recruitment and, in the year that APSCo celebrates its 20th anniversary, the volume and quality of entries which were submitted were unrivalled. As is often the case, deciding on a shortlist was no easy task, and I am sure that selecting winners following the panel interviews will be equally as challenging. Congratulations to everyone who has reached this stage – I look forward to seeing you at the awards dinner.”

The following companies have been shortlisted:

Recruitment Company of the Year under £3m T/O

  • The Green Recruitment Company
  • tml Partners Limited
  • BioTalent Ltd

Recruitment Company of the Year £3-£10m T/O

  • Understanding Recruitment Ltd
  • Heat Recruitment
  • Boden Resource Limited

Recruitment Company of the Year £10-£50m T/O

  • Stanton House
  • The Barton Partnership
  • Prospero Group
  • Roc Search

Recruitment Company of the Year over £50m T/O

  • Spencer Ogden Ltd
  • NES Global Talent

Recruitment Company with the most Sustainable Growth

  • Proclinical
  • Roc Search
  • Oliver James Associates

International Recruitment Company of the Year

  • Phaidon International
  • Proclinical
  • NES Global Talent

RPO/MSP Member of the Year

  • NES Global Talent
  • Rullion
  • Sopra Steria Recruitment

CSR Initiative of the Year

  • SThree Plc
  • Smile Education
  • Starting Point Recruitment
  • Morson Human Resource

Affiliate Member of the Year

  • Grant Thornton UK LLP
  • Cheeky Monkey
  • QX Limited

Innovator of the Year

  • Qintil Technology Ltd
  • ContentApp
  • Opus Talent Solutions

Diversity & Inclusion Award

  • Evenbreak
  • Trust In Soda
  • Lorien Resourcing Limited

Best Client Initiative

  • Venquis
  • Prospero Group
  • Sanderson Government & Defence Ltd