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Recruitment Support Services Plc acquires leading candidate profiler iProfile

Recruitment Support Services Plc acquires leading candidate profiler iProfile
Market-leading candidate profiling and CV provider joins expanding Group of niche companies for the recruitment industry
Recruitment Support Services Plc is pleased to announce the purchase of certain assets from the administrator of Skills Market Limited. Skills Market Limited had recently seen the withdrawal of a long term investor in the company and was therefore unable to continue trading in its current form.
Skills Market Limited was best known for its iProfile and Skills Passport products.
After discussions with a range of possible backers, two of the senior management team have organised a significant investment from Recruitment Support Services Plc who now become the majority shareholder in the new entity iProfile Limited. 
Recruitment Support Services is an established provider of support services to the recruitment industry and before its acquisition of iProfile Limited was best known for its recruitment enforcement product and its job board company, whose flagship brand is It is hoped by combining the capabilities of all three organisations that existing and future clients will benefit from an expanding service range.
Mark Callahan, newly appointed UK Managing Director of iProfile Limited added: There are compelling synergies between our respective businesses. Joining the Recruitment Support Services group of companies is a significant step forward for all concerned and will enable us to provide our clients and job seekers alike with an enhanced range of services which complement both our strengths and we are grateful for the financial support they have given us to finalise this transaction.
Lloyd Moore, well known industry veteran and Chairman of Recruitment Support Services Plc, said: The iProfile and Skills Passport products are important services to the recruitment industry and therefore when approached by the new management team to provide ongoing support we felt compelled to help in any way we could. There is no doubt that these products will enhance Recruitment Support Services Plc ability to provide market leading solutions to our clients.
It is our intention that the three individual management teams within Recruitment Support Services will work closely together on new product development and we expect to be able to utilise all technologies across the group for the benefit of the whole recruitment industry.
The iProfile product has been particularly successful in Australia under its Managing Director Glen Perry. Both Mark and Glen will now join the board of Recruitment Support Services as Managing Directors of Australia and UK respectively.
Glen, a qualified Accountant has been instrumental in establishing the relationship with Recruitment Support Services and both Directors have committed personal funds to ensure the continuity of the service to customers.


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