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Kathy Doran Picks Up “Best Business Woman in Recruitment” at the 2018 Best Business Woman Awards


On Thursday 12th October 2018, Kathy Doran (Director of both Morestaff & AllenDay Recruitment) picked the “Best Business Woman in Recruitment” title at the Best Business Woman Awards 2018. Kathy was up against five other extremely successful female recruitment entrepreneurs who had travelled from all areas of the UK to attend the final. The sponsor of the award delivered a small insight into Kathy’s fantastic recruitment career, before announcing her name for the first place position within the category.

The Dunstable based business; Morestaff Recruitment opened in the April of 1991 and has since provided 38,000 people with employment opportunities. Within that time, the team have worked with some of the largest companies in the UK, providing high quality recruitment solutions to meet their employment needs.

The team at Morestaff nominated Kathy for the award due to her inspiring story and desire to continue to develop the business over the past twenty-seven years. Kathy is always coming up with new ideas and continues to evolve the company in order to remain competitive and ahead of the game.

The judges said,

“This business has remained sustainable over many years during economic downturns and riding recessions. They have an enviable record for client retention and for constantly adding value to the business and recognising both technological change and their client’s needs. The judges were really impressed with the energy and achievements of this business woman who after many years in the business, was still bringing something new to the arena.”

After receiving the award, Kathy said,

“I am in complete shock, this is a fantastic accolade and I am absolutely delighted to have been chosen as the winner. Celebrating with hundreds of successful business woman from all over the UK was truly special. Owning two successful Recruitment businesses is exceptionally rewarding and I am thankful to have achieved such great success throughout my many years within the industry.

Business Woman of the Year in Recruitment –Winner

Best Business – Finalist

Best Customer Service – Finalist