RSG opens first office in Germany
The office has opened under the group’s Sanderson brand, one of its specialist resourcing businesses, and follows five years of consolidated growth within the UK.
Initially opening with a team of specialist recruiters with in-depth knowledge of the German market, the primary focus for Sanderson will be in providing a full service to clients and customers looking to recruit talent in Germany and further afield.
Sanderson already works with global companies as well as household brands and SMEs to support business areas including IT, business transformation, finance and corporate services.
Mike Beesley, chief executive of RSG, said, “The move to open on mainland Europe is very much in line with the needs of our clients and the current business environment.
“Germany itself is an excellent place to begin our expansion plans as the country continues to experience strong economic recovery. Therefore, we believe there are many exciting opportunities for businesses to benefit from the services of a knowledge-based and relationship-led recruiter such as Sanderson.
“This is the first step on bringing our unique and successful approach to other European economies and it is likely that further overseas branches will follow in due course later this year.
“We’ve been in business in the UK for 40 years and I’m proud that our business model is mostly an organic process – something that will continue as we develop within the EU.”
Nick Walrond, RSG director overseeing the European expansion programme, commented, “Our commitment has been to hire the very best German recruiters to support us on our journey and it is this quest for high quality talent that has primarily taken us to Munich.
“With this new team we will be operating with confidence both being able to understand the local culture and also practically, for example, where there are specific legislative or regulatory differences between home and abroad.”
The expansion plans are a product of a long-term strategy in which RSG successfully realigned its key brands, Sanderson and Resource Management, to create more integrated offer for its expanding client base.
Walrond continued, “Our regional offices across the UK have produced huge benefit for the group as a whole – at once both creating opportunity and helping us deliver on complex contracts where our clients need it most.
“As the economy continues to recover and the & lsquo;war for talent’ intensifies, and we are very excited to for the first time to have a base in Europe that allows us to establish ourselves within a global setting.”