“Rob acted for me in the search and placement of a new CFO and I was impressed by the speed and professionalism Rob showed in the assignment. Our requirements were not straightforward as we were looking for a CFO with extensive city and international experience and were operating on a tight deadline. Rob not only succeeded in the assignment but introduced a number of very good candidates who all met the requirements so we were spoilt for choice. His easy going yet professional approach was most refreshing and I would certainly recommend Rob to anyone looking to recruit senior personnel in the future.”

Peter Fowler – CEO - Westminster Group Plc

“Ben has provided an excellent service throughout each recruitment assignment he has assisted on from obtaining a clear brief that was understood through to suggesting appropriate advertising and then producing highly suitable candidates. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ben to assist in any recruitment assignment.”

John Vandermeer – Booths Company Secretary

“Very knowledgeable, would recommend every time to fill any vacant positions. Excellent customer service and attention to detail. Very professional and approachable.”

Andrea Cottam – Finance - Millennium Care UK Group

“Great enthusiasm in the field of recruitment. Emma visited our head office to get a feel of our working environment, prior to selecting a shortlist of potential candidates. Her regular contact visits or calls are a great sign of customer aftercare for our business. If you want the job done, then look no further.”

Richard Crayston – Managing Director - Ainscough Training Services Ltd

“Ben has assisted Champion Accountants with several assignments. Ben has a great understanding of the practice market and works closely with candidates. He understands what type of candidate we want as a business and he works very hard to get the right candidate for us. I can always rely on Ben to provide an excellent service and I find his approach very open and honest.”

Sharon Rathmill – H R Manager - Champion Accountants

“I worked with Rob to find my own replacement as FD. He was very easy to work with and he displayed a refreshingly straightforward approach to commercial matters. The candidate he provided is excellent. I am happy to recommend Rob if you are looking for a "no nonsense, focus on the client" approach to your recruitment needs.”

Neil Wilson – Finance Director – RTX Routetrader

“Michael has been extremely helpful with securing my new employment I would say the overall experience working with Michael has been brilliant. Michael has been extremely efficient in keeping me informed of any updates, his communication skills are excellent, nothing seemed too much trouble. Michael delivered an excellent result in regards to my next employment venture and I would highly recommend his services to anyone looking for new employment opportunities.”

Emma Butler – Audit & Accounts Semi Senior - Champion Accountants

“I was put in touch with Michael and Simpson Judge via a recommendation from a friend and my overall experience with them was extremely positive. Michael regularly kept me informed of any updates and the work performed by by him was very thorough. It regularly seemed like he was more than willing to go the extra mile. I would recommend Michael to anybody looking to find a new opportunity/career as I can guarantee you will get a fantastic service.”

Sam Ashcroft – ACCA Audit Trainee - Lopian Gross Barnett

“Ben has been asked to place candidates at my firm more than once and has excelled himself each time. He offers a very personal service at a competitive price. He hit my brief each time and thanks to Ben i have got some great staff. I wouldn't hesitate in using Ben for future openings at my firm.”

Tim Rotheram – Managing Director - HWR ACCOUNTANTS LTD

“Rachel was a pleasure to work with throughout the recruitment process, and provided excellent advice and help on all levels. There was a key focus on finding the right role for me from the outset, and Rachel was great at keeping in touch with updates and handing any issues. Very good, well rounded, personal service!”

Sabrina Matarazzo – Executive Assistant - Andy Coghlan & Dan Nixon

“My initial interaction with Fiona gave me a detailed view of the current Finance jobs in the market. Fiona's approach right from the beginning has been very transparent and has always been very honest and frank about the outcomes and expectations and hence I was always well informed about every perspective. The entire recruitment process was completed in almost a week's time in finding me a new role and her speed of delivery is commendable.

It’s my absolute pleasure to recommend Fiona if you’re currently seeking new opportunities. ”

Thank you !

Nagarjun Danda – Accounting Associate - FA&R

“Ben helped to place me with Fairhurst and I have worked with him to recruit team members for various roles in the past. He has an open an honest attitude which is refreshing in the recruitment trade and he has a good understanding of people and the roles that would best suit.”

Paul Farrington – Accounts and Audit Senior Manager - Fairhurst

“This was the first time I had dealt with Fiona and I found her to be a brilliant and extremely helpful recruiter. She provided excellent service and support throughout my job search and kept me informed and updated at all stages of the progress even keeping in touch with me whilst she was on holiday. I would highly recommend Fiona to anyone.”

Rachel Gaffney – Management Accountant – LSE Retail Group Ltd

“I have known Rob for a number of years, but Rob recently placed me into my current role as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of DJI Holdings plc. I have worked with many recruiters in my career and I can honestly say Rob is one of the most professional and honest I have ever worked with. Rob worked with me in finding opportunities that would best fit both my career ambitions and the type of environment in which I could thrive in. This meant we focused on a limited number of potential roles with a high potential of success. As a result the time from initial discussions to successful placement was extremely short versus my past experience. I was previously based in London, but as Rob has a strong network across the whole of the UK (not just the NorthWest) he was able to put me in touch with opportunities outside of London, giving me the best chance of success.

I wholeheartedly would recommend Rob to both individuals seeking new opportunities and to employers who have recruitment needs. Rob is very knowledgeable of the industry but also very personable making the process that much more enjoyable.

I will be utilising Simpson Judge going forward for my recruitment needs.”

Scott Kennedy – Group CFO – BNN Technology Plc

“Emma has helped me to find the ideal role within a fantastic Company. Emma's knowledge of her clients is exceptional, so goes over and above to ensure you are fully prepared prior to an interview. I also found the feedback and follow up communication to be excellent. I would highly recommend Emma for Accountancy and Finance Recruitment.”

Kelly Wilson – Finance Manager – SIRVA Relocation

“In obtaining my new role, this was the first time that I had properly worked with Fiona from the point of view of being a candidate. I think that she is an excellent and very helpful and supporting recruiter.

She went to great lengths to find me a new role including thinking pro actively across her client base both existing and new. She provided an excellent service by keeping me informed of the progress with things even whilst she was off on annual leave.

With this in mind she has my highest recommendation.”

Darren Ball FCA – Financial Controller – Quint Group

“Ben was fantastic in dealing with our recruitment needs, I get inundated with CV's on a regular basis, many of which are irrelevant to our staffing needs. Ben listened and filtered his candidates accordingly meaning that only people suitable for our vacancy were proposed for interview. Would definitely recommend Ben for your staffing issues.”

Phil Dawson – Accountant

“Rob recently placed me into my current role as Deputy Chief Financial Officer at BNN Technology plc. I have dealt with a number of recruiters in the past, but I felt that it was Rob who fully understood my experience and how my skills could be projected into new opportunities. He took the time to review my previous roles and discover what motivates me in the workplace, to produce potential opportunities that felt both challenging and fitting.

I will definitely be speaking to Rob in the future to assist with my recruitment requirements and can certainly recommend him to others seeking their next move.”

Emma Rawlinson – Deputy CFO – BNN Technology Plc

“I have used Suzanne for many years on placements both in the North West and South East area for indirect tax specialist areas - as we all know, there are very good and very bad recruitment consultants - but I can safely say that Suzanne is one of the very good ones.. a rare breed of about 3 or 4 I have dealt with over the years!”

Fiona Richards – Managing Director – Deutsche Bank

“Suzanne is a very approachable person who looks out for the best opportunities for you. She gives practical advice and is always contactable if you ever have any problems.

It was a pleasure to have Suzanne helping me and I would definately use her again”

Kelly McMillan – VAT Accountant

“Emma goes above and beyond for her clients. She is professional, helpful and I cannot recommend her work enough. Brilliant service and a brilliant at what she does. ”

Miriam Khan – Clearlaw LLP Future Trainee - Champion Accountants
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