Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Recruitment Consultancy
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  • Contact
    • Level 4, Norfolk House, 13 Southampton Place, London, WC1A 2AL

About Oakleaf Partnership Ltd

Oakleaf Partnership are an independent provider of executive recruitment and search solutions for the HR, payroll and human capital services professions. Delivering the full spectrum of talent in the UK and internationally, Oakleaf Partnership have become the market leader.

Founded by Chief Executive Officer Richard Colgan, Oakleaf Partnership are now the largest and fastest-growing independent provider of executive recruitment and search solutions for their sectors. They have offices in Birmingham and London.

The firm has dedicated teams serving reward, payroll, human capital services, part time and a regional team, based in Birmingham, as well as the London-based financial and professional services, and commerce and industry teams.

The company succeeds thanks to an in-depth knowledge of its specialisms and a network of talent that is second to none. Oakleaf Partnership have become a London Stock Exchange Group Company Most Likely to Inspire Britain and a Recruiter Magazine HOT100 company.

What is it like to work for Oakleaf Partnership Ltd

Leader Richard Colgan takes all new members of the company to lunch in a bid to get to know them when they start. He congratulates all staff in person on their birthday and work anniversary. He also looks to have one-to-ones with all employees twice a year.
My Company
My Company
All employees are invited to work flexible hours as long as they complete their contracted hours. This means a number of employees attend gym classes, some have longer breaks and others finish early to collect children from school each day.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Each fee earner in the business has a tailored made bonus and commission scheme that is built around the individual's desk and the market they recruit in and reflects if they work on a startup desk or a well-developed client base.

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

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    24% / 76%

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  • Earning £35,000+:


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