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At BPS World, we think a little differently when it comes to the attraction, recruitment and retention of world class talent. We recognise that the business world is changing, that you are susceptible to change at a rapid speed. And that the old fashioned 'one-size- fits-all' approach to talent just doesn’t translate very well from one business to the next.

In a world full of oil tankers, slow to turn and set in their ways, you can view us as the agile and nimble surfer, riding international waves and adapting to what’s thrown at us.

The benefit to you is that we won’t crowbar a service or way of doing things. We’ll tailor a solution based on our deep understanding of your business and your strategic plans. No two projects are alike. We see ourselves as a true growth partner and we’re proud of that.

Over the last 18 years we've designed, built and managed talent and compliance functions across the world, covering a variety of sectors and disciplines. Our five unique areas of focus are: Consultancy, Search, RPO, Brand Performance and World Solutions. However, the magic really happens when we blend these services and fit them around your business objectives.

We call this: Total Talent Management.

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FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS, THE BPS STORY

Much has changed since our foundation but our mission and values remain the same. We’re more than just a recruitment agency. We believe in the power to transform the lives of our clients, candidates and people. It’s a principle that we’re spreading across the globe as we continue to grow with our partners.

  • HintonLea Associates is founded as a retained search company by CEO Simon Conington in his front room.

  • We move to an office in Eton, Berkshire. Client Services Director David Shuttleworth joins. Laying tiles is his first assignment!

  • Our first RPO agreement is signed with Hyder Consulting. History is made as Business Partnership Services (BPS) is born.

  • RWE NUKEM (now known as Nuvia) also become RPO partners. We open an office in Liverpool.

  • HintonLea and BPS move onwards and upwards to Burlington House, Maidenhead, Berkshire.

  • BPS acquires HintonLea and we refine our scope to champion tailored recruitment.

  • Our BPS Search division launches and the tagline ‘Rethinking Resourcing’ becomes part of our brand.

  • The empire grows with an office opened in Warrington, Cheshire.

  • We sign our biggest RPO deal to date with European engineering firm M+W. Turnover hits £20m.

  • BPS becomes BPS World as we expand our horizons and move into new territories.

  • We sign our first global RPO agreement with 4Finance. We’re now carrying out diligence work in 33 countries.

  • Concept of Total Talent Management is launched as we reaffirm our commitment to doing more than just recruitment. Apprentice Programme is implemented.

  • The world is our oyster! BPS World Inc. opens in Miami alongside offices in Poland and the Czech Republic.

  • Relocation giants Santa Fe come onboard

  • Named in LinkedIn’s Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies and first Best Recruitment Apprentice award won.

  • Post record turnover of £28m as global expansion continues with offices opened in Serbia and Singapore.

  • Best Recruitment Apprentice and Best People Development Business awards won and once again we make the Top 25 Most Socially Engaged list.

  • The incredible journey continues for our 70+ employees worldwide….

Our leadership team

SIMON CONINGTON

SIMON CONINGTON

CEO

ADRIAN CONINGTON

ADRIAN CONINGTON

COO

LIAM MURRAY

LIAM MURRAY

President, US

RACHAEL ALLEN

RACHAEL ALLEN

Head of People & Culture

DAVID SHUTTLEWORTH

DAVID SHUTTLEWORTH

Client Services Director

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