Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Global Talent Acquisition
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  • Contact
    • 2 Harewood Place, Hanover Square, London, Greater London, W1S 1BX

About Prime People

Prime People are a specialist recruitment consultancy working for the property, energy and analytics industries globally.

Trading since 1986, the company now has offices in London, Manchester, Hong Kong, Dubai, Johannesburg and Singapore. The group has several hundred staff under Executive Chairman Robert Macdonald and Managing Director Peter Moore.

The group’s current recruitment operations focus on the Real Estate and Built Environment, Energy and Environmental, Insight and Analytics, and the Pharmaceutical sectors.

In June 2004, they moved to AiM after being on the main London market since 1995. The company was the subject of a reverse takeover by Macdonald and Company Group Ltd in 2006.

On top of competitive salaries, Prime People keep their staff sweet with non-financial rewards, with the 2018 annual conference to be held in Chamonix, offering two days of skiing and snowboarding plus a paid hotel stay, flights and fun après ski parties – as well as taking care of business.

What is it like to work for Prime People

The CEO is very hands-on and takes a genuine interest in every member of staff. He balances strategic direction with operation input and all employees know that they are able to speak directly with him. He encourages autonomy, entrepreneurial flair and new ideas.
My Manager
My Manager
There’s a range of additional support methods, because different things suit different people. Some future leaders like to job-shadow more experienced team members, there’s internal and external coaching and consultant directors also mentor senior team members.
My Company
My Company
The company’s primary purpose states that: ‘People will provide exceptional professional service so that clients and candidates will actively choose to do business with us. We will reward superior performance and recognise outstanding effort and individual contribution.’

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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

  • Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Development

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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  • UK sites:


  • Male : Female:

    61% / 39%

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  • Earning £35,000+:


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