HR & Talent Solutions
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HR & Talent Solutions

Since its inception in 1988 Howett Thorpe has concentrated on its core business of recruiting Accountancy and Finance professionals. During this time we have on many occasions recruited Human Resource professionals for our clients upon their request. This has increased to such a level that we are now excited to announce the launch of our Human Resources Recruitment Division, Howett Thorpe HR & Talent Solutions. At Howett Thorpe HR & Talent Solutions, we are dedicated to providing the very best recruitment service available to the HR community across London & the South East. Be it retained search for an HR Director or contingent search for broader team profiles, we are extremely proud of the delivery expertise and values we bring to our customers.

What We Do

In an increasingly competitive and connected world, Howett Thorpe HR & Talent Solutions relies on its reputation. We don’t believe in having separate clients and candidates. We have customers to whom we offer bespoke recruitment solutions, tailoring the service to suit each unique set of circumstances. Whether partnering with individuals seeking career defining opportunities or working with businesses conducting detailed searches for specific HR profiles, Howett Thorpe HR & Talent Solutions prides itself in its provision of a transparent, thorough, honest and trusting partnership.

We cater for:

  • Permanent
  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Interim (Ltd/PAYE)

Across the following core profiles:

  • HR Generalists
  • Reward
  • L&D
  • HRSS
  • HR Change /Transformation Specialists
  • Talent Acquisition, Internal Recruitment & RPO Delivery
  • Talent Management
  • OD Specialists

Permanent & Fixed Term Contract Service Models

Our delivery centres around two core models. A contingent model caters for the junior to mid-level profiles which transitions into a retained model as the seniority increases. Our contingent search suits salaries up to £50K, either permanent or fixed term contract. For senior permanent hires, our retained search model utilises techniques aligned to executive search to ensure successful identification and delivery of specific, targeted individuals.

Interim Service

In addition, we offer a comprehensive Interim service for project driven change & transformation programmes on any scale, as well as interim cover while lengthier permanent processes are concluded and provision for shorter term assignments requiring immediate cover.

How We Deliver

Leveraging off an expansive HR network, we deliver our service with a blend of traditional search techniques and use of the latest social media channels but always with a priority on delivering excellent customer service to everyone we deal with. This combination, along with deep rooted values and strong brand reputation gives Howett Thorpe HR & Talent Solutions a privileged and powerful platform to give our customers the very best recruitment service available

For further information on our services, please speak to Ed Dalton on 01252 718777 or email

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    Practice Manager Legal Company in Surrey
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