Guidant Group

What we do:
Recruitment managed service and RPO provider

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Head Office:
4th Floor, 9 Devonshire Square, London, London, EC2M 4HP

Our Mission/Vision

Mission: To provide fulfilment and a sense of purpose for our people, and to help our customers build better businesses in a changing world. Vision: To be the world's most trusted staffing company, trusted by our people, our customers and our investors in equal measure.

Company Information

ANNUAL STAFF REVIEWS have been replaced at Guidant Group by monthly meetings between managers and team members that focus on personal contentment. “Happiness builds enjoyment, confidence, creates success and generally improves people’s wellbeing,” says chief executive Melanie Forbes.

Founded in 2001, this London-based international recruitment outsourcing specialist almost doubled its workforce from 150 to 283 last year. Forbes, who is on first-name terms with all her staff, leads from the front.

People here are inspired by their leader (an 82% positive score). They think she runs the company on sound moral principles (84%).

Winter and summer forums bring all parts of the business together to discuss progress and celebrate successes. These gatherings provide consultants, most of whom are based on client premises spread across the UK, with a chance to get to know their colleagues better.

Company Statistics

  • 20

    UK sites

  • 20%

    Staff Turnover

  • 2001


  • 283


  • 31% / 69%

    Male : Female

  • 35

    Average Age

  • 35%

    Earning £35,000+

List History

  • Best Companies To Work For List 2017


Accreditation History

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