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About Portfolio Group

Portfolio Payroll are a highly specialised London recruitment consultancy placing candidates in permanent, temporary and contract employment.

Portfolio Payroll are the market-leading specialist recruitment consultancy solely focusing on the recruitment of payroll professionals at all levels across the UK.

The company now turns over around £11 million and is an award-winning recruiter, with success in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and The Recruiter Hot 100. They are also the only recruitment agency to be the preferred supplier to the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP).

As a people-focused business, Portfolio Payroll offer some great benefits. These have included an all-expenses-paid company trip to Nice to reward top performers. The trip included a visit to Monaco, some great restaurants, a private villa and beach parties - plus an amazing team meeting on a yacht in the Med.

What is it like to work for Portfolio Group

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Staff receive intensive training on internal policies and functions, as well as skills-oriented training on candidate and client management, interviews, telephone business development, and management and negotiation skills. This approach has resulted in significant opportunities for staff to be promoted through the ranks.
My Company
My Company
Staff convene every Friday evening to highlight individual and team achievements, as well as personal milestones in employees’ lives. Managers also meet regularly with staff on a one-to-one basis, and staff have the opportunity to socialise and play table tennis together during downtime.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees can receive an all-expenses paid trip to locations such as Dubai, Miami, Palma or Monaco if they achieve a target set at the beginning of the financial year. This incentive not only generates growth for the business, but is a great way to give back to the staff for their hard work.

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  • 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

  • Gym

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

  • 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:

    53% / 47%

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