Acquisition of IP Recruitment

February 7, 2022 | Jason Whittenham

We are proud to announce the acquisition of IP Recruitment. Over the past twelve months, Kenect Recruitment has been looking to strengthen its position within the UK to help support our ever-growing network of national clients. One key strategy to help us achieve this was to identify strong competitor businesses to join our team in key areas.

Kenect Director, Julien Smith said “IP Recruitment has been a long-standing recruitment agency in Hoddesdon, North London since 1994. They have built some great relationships with a lot of clients and job seekers during this time, and we are proud to have them join us on our exciting journey”.

“The asset acquisition of IP Recruitment allows us to position a North London hub to support local franchisees and clients alike. We welcome the new staff to our team with open arms and will work with them closely to achieve our growth expectations for 2022 and over the coming years”.

“In addition to this great investment, we are currently in talks with various other businesses regarding potential opportunities. It’s a very exciting time for Kenect Recruitment, its clients, workforce, and everybody else involved with the business”.

“Not only are we looking to grow our internal business, we are also in the process of integrating another five new franchises before April which will open the door to other key areas of the UK to support our overall operation”.

New Branch Manager & former IP Recruitment owner Sally Rowley said “Kenect is one of the best-rated recruitment agencies in the UK. Their ethics, drive & commitment to customers are just a few reasons why I decided to complete this takeover with them. I really look forward to helping with the transition to Kenect Recruitment and then watching with interest as the branch grows, which I have absolutely no doubt will happen”.

“Although our name is changing, the staffing team and great service our customers are used to receiving will remain the same. Obviously, there will be a few changes, but we’re really looking forward to implementing these and working with the Kenect management team to improve our systems and services for our customers”.

Kenect Recruitment is a Corporate REC member, ISO 9001:2015 & ICO certified, licensed by the GLAA, Stronger Together and Sedex approved, Logistics UK, RHA and UK Haulage members, and in 2020 was voted as one of Glassdoor’s best places to work in the UK.

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