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  • Year established:
    1988
  • Website:
    http://www.barkerross.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Barker Ross Ltd, Mercury Place, 11 St. George Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, LE1 1QG
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About Barker Ross Group

Established in 1988 by founder and chief executive, Paul Ross, Barker Ross has grown into one of the largest independent multi-sector recruiters in the country. They pride themselves on investing in their staff as they know recruitment is simply a people business and if their people are good, then their business thrives.

An independently owned company, the founder, still runs the business today. Company values and their culture are key to everything they do, they want every single employee to enjoy the role they play.

They believe that happy employees are engaged employees and therefore more productive. The higher productivity they see creates great career progression within the company. This allows each employee to achieve increasing earning potential which should fall inline with employee personal goals being achieved.


What is it like to work for Barker Ross Group

Leadership
Leadership
Barker Ross is built around its people and is perceived both internally and externally as a recruiter that cares about its employees, clients and candidates. 

Their company values are abbreviated as CARE.

Communication
They encourage an environment of openness and transparency with straight forward direct communication between employees and clients.

Autonomy
They strongly believe that through increased autonomy employees at Barker Ross are healthier and motivated to take on new responsibilities and approach their roles in a way that suits their personality and skill set.

Reliability
Their Professional and reliable staff provide a high-quality service to meet customer needs to ensure the group’s success. They consistently demonstrate faithful behaviour and fulfil expectations showing trust and loyalty through their reliability. 

Enjoyment
It is important to them to enjoy working at Barker Ross, embrace their culture and have fun whilst excelling in your chosen career.  
My Manager
My Manager
All current and future Managers are taken through the Leadership & Development programme delivered by Suzanne Browne from Recruitment Guide.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
At Barker Ross they work towards achieving 'Acts of Kindness' and have done many things including handing out sleeping bags to the homeless, to handing out Easter eggs at the local children's hospital and raising money to help with an operation for an ex-employee, their aim is to achieve 30 Acts of Kindness throughout the year.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    126

  • Earning £35,000+:

    23%

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Male : Female:

    37% / 63%

  • Staff Turnover:

    5%

  • UK sites:

    9

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