Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Recruitment Agency
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    • 4th Floor, The Hub, 40 Friar Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6DQ

About Thorn Baker Group

Thorn Baker are a recruitment agency that supplies temporary and permanent staffing solutions to serve clients and candidates throughout the construction, industrial, engineering, facilities management, office and professional, sales and marketing sectors across the UK.

The company has offices in Nottingham, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Leeds, Manchester, Leicester, Bristol, Birmingham, Newcastle and London.

They’re led by Chairman and founding director John Robinson, and Chief Executive Officer Paul Jackman who was promoted to his current position in May 2017.

Their intranet ‘Brian’ (The Best Recruitment Information & Advice Network) has enabled their teams across the UK to collaborate, communicate and share best practice. With seven offices across the country, they communicate via the intranet, sharing everything that's good about the business and cascading information to where it's needed. From department specific information, to the latest social activity, details of the latest person to join the company to marketing collateral.

What is it like to work for Thorn Baker Group

Paul Jackman, their Chief Executive Officer, regularly visits all the UK locations of the Thorn Baker group. Additionally, he sits alongside team members, engages in training and coaching, communicates performance to staff daily, and has an open door policy when in head office
My Company
My Company
Their company core values are to be: people driven, solution focused and positive minded. They aim to work closely with their clients, candidates and each other to understand their circumstances and requirements to that they can provide options that work.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
An example of the way that Thorn Baker seek to reward employees for their efforts, in a way in which was unique and particularly effective, was that last year their highest performers were treated to an all expenses paid luxury break in Milan.

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Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

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