DRC Locums joins HCIG
DRC is an approved staffing supplier to the NHS and currently hold over 100 SLA’s with individual Trusts, as well as inclusion on a number of staffing frameworks across England.
The company, which operates out of a hub in Milton Keynes, has 80 staff and will continue to be led by its CEO, Jason Stewart. Stewart is a chartered accountant who has worked in listed and private recruitment companies for over 15 years and brings significant healthcare experience to the group.
Stewart stated & lsquo;DRC has experienced strong growth over the past two years and expanded the service offering into the temporary nursing marketplace. By joining HCIG, DRC will further leverage our specialist service offerings into the healthcare sector using the platform of a much larger organisation. We have had a long and successful partnership with HCIG and are delighted to become an integral member of the group.’
Group CEO Tim Cook added, "The merger with DRC strengthens the presence of HCIG companies in the Healthcare sector and forms a part of the group's expansion, which has included four start-ups in recent months. As a leading recruiter of locum doctors and healthcare professionals, DRC will bring a wealth of experience and talented people into the group."
This move will see the total head count at HCIG reach c.600 and the combined turnover of the group rise to close to £300M per annum, placing it in the top 25 recruitment companies in the UK. Our model of supporting an entrepreneurial culture across a range of markets and sectors has enabled us to retain talent, achieve economies of scale, identify and quickly address opportunities and successfully integrate acquisitions.
The group companies will also continue to look to expand, and are seeking dynamic and ambitious individuals to join their teams.