Client Testimonials

Client Testimonials

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Senior Recruitment Advisor, Financial Services Company in Surbiton
“Claudia expertly and quickly filled our L&D Consultant vacancy. Claudia really took the time to understand our business and our needs and was an absolute pleasure to partner with on this role. A great addition to the Howett Thorpe team!”

HR Manager, Energy Company in Guildford
“I’ve worked with Howett Thorpe for some four/five years now and come back each time purely because of Laura Underhill.  Her understanding of our company and job briefs, honesty in regards to candidates and the market plus always only sending CVs that are spot on brief is invaluable.  I gave Laura three roles earlier this summer and with the help of Cheryl Ramsden they managed to fill all of them.”

Group Finance Director, Architects in Frimley
“Excellent service – this was a textbook exercise in how to recruit for a client properly” 

Human Resources Director, Facilities company in Weybridge
“Ed Dalton was recommended to me (as a candidate) by a former colleague, and from first contact I could immediately recognise why he came with such strong accolade. Ed is a first-class recruiter – highly personable, professional & loyal, committed to securing the right match for both employer and employee. He is approachable, credible & open, and shows unfaltering dedication to his work – and with a great sense of fun at the same time! His natural style & approach is one which serves to build and foster career-long relationships – certainly rare within an aggressively competitive market. I would have no hesitation – and indeed every confidence – in turning to Ed for his support in the future”

Finance Manager, Aviation company in Farnborough
“Very happy with the overall service provided by Howett Thorpe, and delighted with the candidate we employed”

IT Finance Business Partner, Utilities company in Surrey
“At the beginning of the year S.G.N (IT Finance) was in need of quickly replacing an accounts position.  Thomas Thorp had quickly responded to my request by sourcing me an excellent candidate.  After a successful interview the candidate was brought into the organisation and since then, they have added huge value to the IT Finance team.  During the process of onboarding Thomas Thorp kept me updated with regular communication, listened to needs of what I wanted in a candidate whilst working proactively in getting the interview and contract that followed, completed.  I would recommend Howett Thorpe based on my experience I have had.”

Finance Manager, Events company in Hampshire
” I certainly did not expect to fill the role as promptly or with such an eminently suitable person. Your prompt attention to our job description was much appreciated and the placement has been highly satisfactory all round. Thank you Thomas.”

Recruitment Officer, Chartered Accountants in Guildford
Laura Underhill provides a consistent excellent service and really understands our business and the requirements the team has. She has filled almost all the roles in that team in the last 18 months”

Human Resources, Engineering company in Hampshire
“It was a pleasure to work with Julia, the candidates submitted were all of a good standard and the right fit for the company. Julia seemed to take on board exactly what we were looking for and how best to work with us”

General Manager, Retail company in Weybridge
“We had a lot of confidence in the team knowledge and skill sets. All parties we dealt with were friendly and efficient.”

Accounts Manager – Chartered Accountants in Surrey
“Overall good quality of service and relevant candidates put forward for the role. Good contact and updates with William Backshall”

Group Financial Controller – IT company in Hampshire
“Julia is a joy to work with. Understands needs of role and company. Fourth recruitment done for me and has yet to provide a CV I wouldn’t hire. She is the reason I use Howett Thorpe, a real asset you.”

Human Resources – IT company in Surrey
“We have used Howett Thorpe for a number of roles. The relationship we have with the staff there is excellent and we know it’s only a quick call and they will have everything in hand.”

Human Resources – Catering Company in Middlesex
“Richard was fantastic – great quality CVs and a pleasure to work with, would definitely use Howett Thorpe again.”

Finance Manager – Import Company in Surrey
“We have worked with Laura for several years now and she always manages to understand our needs, she is a dream to work with.”

Finance Manager – Leisure Industry in Surrey
“Excellent service as usual! Wouldn’t use another agency – Howett Thorpe are the only agency that don’t harass me every other week!”

Processing Manager – Business Services in Surrey
“Very helpful and prompt in arranging suitable candidates”

Director of Finance – Education Establishment near Guildford
“We’ve used Howett Thorpe on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed.  Laura not only understands our business needs but also the culture of our organisation to find the perfect match of skills and personality.  They are by far the best recruitment agency I’ve had dealings with and will always be my first choice”

Financial Controller – Distribution Company in Farnborough
“Just a quick note to confirm my appreciation of the service received fulfilling our recent vacancy. Your understanding of our requirements led to a very well selected short list for interview which provided several suitable candidates within a very prompt timescale. All the arrangements for reviewing CV’s, interview timings and subsequent feedback were handled professionally and efficiently.”

Group Financial Controller – Retail Company in Hampshire
“I have used Julia for the last 2 senior finance roles that we have recruited, and in each case she has exceeded all expectations. Julia has taken the time and effort to understand both the role and the culture of the company. Julia has saved me so much time and effort by ensuring that I get the right CVs for the right candidates, and that all candidates are fully briefed before the interview. Julia has made sure that the process runs as smoothly as possible, and is a pleasure to work with. I cannot recommend Julia or her work highly enough.”

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  • 100% again another well matched candidate. The whole accounts department now consists of HT candidates.

    Practice Manager Legal Company in Surrey
  • We have used Howett Thorpe for a number of roles. The relationship we have with the staff there is excellent and we know it's only a quick call and they will have everything in hand.

    Human Resources IT company in Surrey
  • Richard was fantastic - great quality CVs and a pleasure to work with, would definitely use Howett Thorpe again.

    Human Resources Catering Company in Middlesex
  • Excellent service as usual! Wouldn't use another agency - Howett Thorpe are the only agency that don't harass me every other week!

    Finance Manager Leisure Industry in Surrey
  • Excellent service – this was a textbook exercise in how to recruit for a client properly.

    Group Finance Director Architects in Surrey
  • Julia has saved me so much time and effort by ensuring that I get the right CV's. She has made sure that the process runs as smoothly as possible, and is a pleasure to work with. I cannot recommend Julia highly enough.

    Group Financial Controller IT company, Surrey
  • Laura was amazing and made me feel at ease the whole way through the whole interview process to getting the job.  She really is one in a million.

    Group Financial Controller G Potts
  • We have worked with Laura for several years now and she always manages to understand our needs, she is a dream to work with.

    Finance Manager Import Company in Surrey
  • Very helpful and prompt in arranging suitable candidates.

    Processing Manager Business Services in Surrey