Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Neutral vendor recruitment - staffing solutions
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  • Contact
    • Booths Park 1, Chelford Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8GS

About de Poel UK Limited

Established in 2001, de Poel are the UK’s leading expert in procuring and managing the supply of temporary agency staff. The company has a significant client base, ranging from firms in the FTSE 100, to small-to-medium-sized enterprises and local authorities in a multitude of sectors.

Based in Knutsford, Cheshire, the company has a range of core values, which staff and management are encouraged to follow include in their everyday work. They include collaboration, integrity, success and excellence.

de Poel have introduced a number of perks and initiatives that have had a significant effect on employee engagement. These include surprise early finishes before a couple of long weekends, free ice creams and free pizzas in the office following a particularly stressful piece of work.

The company is led by Chief Executive Officer Andrew Preston, who is dedicated to making de Poel a great place to work.

What is it like to work for de Poel UK Limited

CEO Andrew is extremely accessible to all employees - he chooses to have his desk in the open office and can regularly be seen walking the floor and interacting with employees. He also encourages individuals to raise questions or concerns directly with him.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Employees are encouraged to take part in fundraising and volunteering activities and, while designated charities are supported by the organisation, individuals are encouraged to take the initiative with particular funding or other charity drives.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Last year, de Poel introduced an employee awards scheme which invites nominations from all employees for colleagues who have demonstrated commitment to the core values. Winners attend a fully expensed private dining experience and take the rest of the day off.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • 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

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    34% / 66%

Regional Engagement

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