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Brightwork Strengthens with Two Senior Consultant Appointments


The Brightwork Group, the influential Scottish recruitment specialist, has strengthened its team with the appointment of senior consultants Alan Kenny and Alan Marshall.

The new recruits are both based in the new Glasgow office and brings the headcount of the business to 69, up seventeen from December 2014.

Brightwork Alan Kenny
Alan is a principal consultant covering the white collar property and construction sectors and has thirteen years’ experience in the recruitment industry.

He said

“I am very pleased to have joined Brightwork. Everyone has made me feel very welcome and the company culture and employee benefits are fantastic. Moving to our new office is also a big plus”.

Alan Marshall, a graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University, has eight years’ experience in recruitment and has joined the team responsible for the mechanical and technical engineering sector at Brightwork.

He said

“I had heard very good things about Brightwork before I joined and I am pleased to say it’s all true. Its very low rate of staff turnover speaks volumes.”

Brightwork Alan MarshallDerek May, Brightwork Group Chief Executive, said:

“We are really pleased to have hired two consultants with such distinguished pedigrees in their specialist sectors. The additions reinforce our position as a leader in the Scottish recruitment industry.”

Brightwork Group was established by Charles Turner and Anthony Knight in 2006. Since then it has established itself in drinks and industrial recruiting, supplying thousands of workers every year to household name Scottish enterprises.

It has also built up a thriving specialist recruitment arm, BWSR, focusing on the professional, technical and managerial sectors. Its Quality Link Recruitment (QLR), the respected Scottish staffing and event management service, supplies the catering and hospitality sectors.

In October 2015, the Brightwork Group became the first business in the Scottish recruitment sector to become a Recognised Living Wage Service Provider.