de Poel doubles staff numbers
The UK’s number one procurer of temporary agency labour, de Poel, has recruited a record number of staff in August to take their overall number of employees to 90.
de Poel, based in Cheshire, has almost doubled its staff count in the last 18 months and is well on track to reach 100 by the end of 2011.
With 10 new members joining the six recruits in July, the company is showing positive progress not only on the balance sheets, but on headcount too.
The latest departments to see numbers swell include I.T., Marketing, Legal and Support Services. There has also been additions to umbrella company paraplus, which specialises in getting more income for contractors, and placeability™, the organisation dedicated to helping the disabled and people with long term barriers to work, find employment.
The company welcomes Adam Roberts and Craig Ward to the I.T. department. Adam has extensive experience as a technology consultant within various industry sectors. Craig joins as web developer with de Poel after working with numerous digital/creative agencies.
Marketing will become even more animated with arrival of Craig Bishop, whose experience as a Graphic Animator/Video Developer at companies such as Riverside and AMT Productions included creating video website content, and developing online branding.
placeability™ is pleased to announce the arrival of Stephen Chadderton, as a Recruitment Executive. Stephen has vast experience in the recruitment arena, working with companies such as Blue Arrow, Job Centre Plus, and O2 to name a few. paraplus has employed Diana Smith as their new Business Development Manager to manage the influx of new contractors
The support team have three more recruits in the form of Luke Rhoden, David Summers and Nicola Gore. Both Luke and David join de Poel as part of the company’s graduate partnership with local education establishments, whilst Nicola comes from an administrative background in the NHS.
Operations and Legal welcome both Anthony Buckles and James Hulsken. Anthony has been in the recruitment industry for over six years, working within the commercial and financial services sectors. James has acquired his legal knowledge at some of the UK’s premier law firms and is a welcome addition in the run up to the implementation of the Agency Workers Regulations.