gap personnel merger
gap personnel completes credit crunch defying merger with Temple Quay Recruitment
gap personnel continues to defy the current economic climate as it completes a lucrative merger with Bristol based commercial recruitment agency, Temple Quay Recruitment.
The merger sees the latest in a long list of acquisitions for Wrexham based gap personnel, who have ambitious expansion plans for 2009. Established in 1997, gap personnel have since grown to become one of the largest independent recruitment networks in the UK, with over 35 branches nationwide and an annual turnover exceeding 50 million.
Temple Quay Recruitment, located near Temple Meads railway station in the city centre, was established in 2000 by owner and now CEO, Mary Caddick and has since grown to boast an impressive list of clients and a turnover of 1.5 million. The recruitment agency has had much success within the local recruitment market, and has a fantastic reputation in the area, attracting many of their clients and candidates through recommendations and referrals.
gap personnels MD Gary Dewhurst says, We are delighted to cement our relationship with Temple Quay Recruitment. Their past successes and excellent reputation for quality of service, will significantly strengthen our existing operations in the South West of the UK, where we are already well established, with branches in Chippenham and a recently opened Cardiff branch. Temple Quay will become a division of gap personnel, ensuring the team are able to build on the strong reputation they have already established.
Mary Caddick comments, The team here are very positive about the merger with gap personnel. It will allow Temple Quay to access the extensive support network of a larger recruitment agency and substantially improve our service offering.
She adds, We are also really excited about the prospect of extending our benefits and services to our clients and candidates and improving our presence within the South West. Were looking forward to strengthening gap personnels links in this part of the country and are confident this merger will be a complete success for all parties.