Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Technical Staffing & Recruitment Consultancy
  • Year established:
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  • Contact
    • Floor 11, Thames Tower, Station Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1LX

About Austin Fraser

Austin Fraser Ltd are specialist recruitment consultants, matching people with jobs in technology, digital, automation, aviation and life sciences.

Since launching in 2006, the company has grown from two staff members working in a garage, to over 100 employees operating across three different countries. The executive management team includes CDO Derek Simpson and CEO Pete Hart.

The AF:Principal Club is an exclusive group for top performing staff that celebrates their value to the organisation, and promotes their successes to the wider business. Members earn ‘principal points’, which means they can earn money for themselves and their family, as they earn money for the company.

Members accrue monthly points based on billings, which they can then use to offset against a variety of exciting things from unique experiences like helicopter rides, family days out, discounted hotel stays, retail outlets and many more.

What is it like to work for Austin Fraser

Their leaders hot desk on the floor with everyone else, so day to day interaction is easy for all employees. CEO Pete has monthly lunches with new starters, ensuring that they get to know him and feel comfortable in approaching him.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Austin Fraser created self-select coaching sessions whereby employees decide what topic they need development on. Within their monthly session, the coachee is offered different learning methods such as live call coaching or role-plays, to help close their skill gap in a specific area.
My Company
My Company
This year Austin Fraser upgraded their offices to a high spec, resulting in a big shift in people wanting to spend more time at the office, to socialise, to have breakfast, to work out - all of which mean staff feel happier in their roles.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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  • Earning £35,000+:


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  • Male : Female:

    64% / 36%

Regional Engagement

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