LA International is leading the way as 'Best IT Recruitment Firm' 2013... In more ways than one
LA International is leading the way as “Best IT Recruitment Firm” 2013... In more ways than one
Staffordshire based LA International, with an annualised turnover of £180 million, has been voted the & lsquo;Best IT Recruitment Firm” 2013 by a panel of 28 leading experts from across the world of business .
The judges, who selected LA International from an outstanding field of competitors, were “impressed with the tenacity of LA International when faced with clear challenges”.
As one of only four specialist IT/Technical recruitment firms that are an HMG Approved Defence Contractor, the panel of judges particularly commended LA International’s “innovative approach” within the military & defence sectors where LA International has a strong brand presence in the secure IT recruitment market.
With 8 specialist operating Divisions supplying both contract and permanent IT, Technology and Project / Programme resources into 23 countries, LA International is no stranger to accolades and awards, having previously won & lsquo;Best IT Recruitment Firm’, & lsquo;Best Pubic Sector Recruitment Firm’ and the winner of winners & lsquo;Gold Award’.
Having provided specialist recruitment services for over three decades, LA International’s journey has seen them build one of the most diverse and respected client portfolios in existence and in doing so, receive a host of accolades from both the private and public sectors. Most recently, LA International was included amongst Britain’s top private companies for International Sales Growth, through inclusion in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, and has been listed in the recruitment industries own HOT 100, which determines those companies that are best at leveraging their intellectual assets and rigorously measuring how effectively an organisation uses the skills of its own people to generate a profitable return for stakeholders.
Specialist companies such as LA International are a key player in driving the UK economy forward and as markets, industries and people become increasingly mobile, the demand for specialist recruitment solutions increase. Through the double dip recessionary environment, LA International has continued to deliver growth year on year, delivering growth levels ahead of their most ardent competitors.
Financial Director, Paul Martin stated “The continued growth through the current quarter has increased annualised revenues to £180 million, following an increase in turnover of 53% over the previous 3 financial years, positioning the Company in line with its targets of achieving a turnover in excess of £250 million within the next three years”.
“Growth has been generated through continued investment in technology and people enabling greater penetration and capitalisation of framework wins in addition to manoeuvring deeper into emerging & high trending markets increasing the specialist and niche sectors that LA International operates in”.
Sales Director, Jamie Davies stated “Our contract wins this financial year have been well balanced, across both commercial and public sector business. Critically, we have continued to evolve our portfolio of services which has seen increased investment in our Managed Service business and resulted in a number of key wins, such as the G-Cloud III and ConsultancyOne Frameworks within Government, along with a number of large-scale PSL wins in the IT/Technology and Consultancy space”
Managing Director, Scott Henry stated “Combined with clear growth strategies comes the responsibility to provide improved training, development and retention strategies – continually improving profitability per employee and meeting market expectations of the & lsquo;more for less’ mentality, LA International continually develop improved in-house training programmes to meet the next level of performance required”.
Chairman and CEO, Paul Lukic stated “Our client service track record of supporting some of the World’s leading technology companies and major Public Sector organisations provides us with an excellent foundation for continued expansion into emerging markets this together with our diverse growth strategy will see many more business to business sales specialists join our company”.