About Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd

Company History

Swanstaff Recruitment is an independent recruitment company that has been established for over 16 years. Throughout this time, we have built our client and candidate database across London and the South East region with a strong presence in all Home Counties.

We currently have a network of 15 sites recruiting a diverse range of candidates for our varied client base. We supply both the private and public sectors and hold preferred supplier status with a multitude of national clients.

Our experience enables us to supply on a supplier, neutral vendor or managed service basis. More recently we have been entrusted by a London local authority to project manage a public service on their behalf.

Our experienced teams currently recruit on a temporary, permanent and contract basis, across a huge range of clients, in many sectors including:

Professional Recognition

Swanstaff Recruitment Limited is a corporate member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), registered with the Commission for Social Care Inspection and Criminal Records Bureau, and a member of the Essex and Swanley Chamber of Commerce.

Choosing an REC member is your assurance that the agency you’re using provides a reputable, quality service, adhering to recognised standards.

We are also pleased to confirm that we hold a Gangmasters Licence allowing us to comply fully with the Gangmasters (licensing) Act 2004.

A synopsis of the Act

The scope of the Gangmasters Licensing Act 2004 is as follows:

The Act applies to the whole of the UK and covers agricultural and horticultural work, shellfish gathering and the processing or packaging of any products derived from these industries/sectors.

  • The Act defines a gangmaster as anyone employing, supplying and or supervising a worker to do work in the sectors outlined; it will apply to gangmasters whether based in the UK or based offshore; and it will also cover all forms of sub-contracting.
  • Employment agencies and employment business (as defined by the Employment Agencies Act 1973) come within the ambit of this Act if they are engaged in activities for which a licence is required under its provisions.
  • The Act extends the full protection of the law to any individual worker undertaking work to which its provisions apply.


Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces 2014

Ranked 16th in the Medium Category.


Winner UK Business Excellence Entrepreneurs Award 2012 & 2013

This award recognises entrepreneurial flair in sales, marketing, team building, business development and customer service.


  • Believe that nothing is impossible.
    There is always a solution to every challenge.
    Don't take 'No' for an answer. Question it.
    To give up is to fail.
  • Treat all with respect. Treat others with the highest standard of professionalism.
    Make people feel valued.
    No judgements.
  • Exceed expectation.
    Always go for an extra mile. Be extraordinary.
    'Wow' yourself and others.
    Be the benchmark.
    Average is not acceptable.
  • Create opportunities.
    Allow people to create and share wealth.
    Recognise and reward great achievements.
    No 'mediocrity'.


To strengthen social and economic fabric by empowering people with opportunities.

Have We Helped?

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Contact Us

  • Head Office  t: 01322 618100
  • Birmingham  t: 0121 2275877
  • Norwich  t: 01603 513700
  • Bristol  t: 0115 8387555
  • Cambridge  t: 01223 656444
  • Nottingham  t: 01158 965777
  • Swanley (B)  t: 01322 614900
  • Maidstone  t: 01622 238400
  • Lambeth  t: 0207 733 7215
  • Milton Keynes  t: 01908 802886
  • Waltham Cross  t: 01992 641987
  • High Wycombe  t: 01494 445506
  • Colchester  t: 01206 570688
  • Chelmsford  t: 01245 266888
  • Ipswich  t: 01473 558443
  • Peterborough  t: 01733 307640
  • Dartford  t: 01322 479999
  • Houghton Regis  t: 01582 349349
  • Basingstoke  t: 01256 633999
  • King's Lynn  t: 01553 601222

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