Clinical Professionals, RIG Healthcare and Cpl Specialist Talent form ‘Cpl UK’
Three subsidiaries of global talent provider Cpl Resources Plc have rebranded under the Cpl UK. The combined business now sits in the top 1% of UK recruiters by turnover with a vision to double in size by 2025.
Commenting on this collaboration, Yvette Cleland, CEO of Clinical Professionals said: “Joining the Cpl Family after our acquisition 4 years ago has allowed us the opportunity to develop and invest significantly in our people, our expansion and our service offering. The opportunity for Affi and I to collaborate more closely and build a formidable UK offering, and for our life sciences business, extend our global footprint has been a career highlight for me and I look forward greatly to our continued journey”.
Affi Khan, CEO of RIG Healthcare and Cpl Specialist Talent added: “This is a perfect match, when Yvette and I sat together in October 2019 to look at how we could work together more collaboratively, the synergies were uncanny. This now gives us a platform to really push on and grow in the UK!”
The group will continue to service life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors and expand into other niche STEM markets as well as candidate short areas within professional services.
Anne Heraty, Group CEO commented: “This is a major milestone in the growth and development of our business in the UK. We truly believe in the transformational impact of matching the right person to the right organisation and providing workforce solutions that support and enable our clients. The coming together of our two businesses in the UK under the Cpl brand reinforces our commitment to innovative workforce solutions which with our client first mindset will enable us to grow sustainably in partnership with our UK clients.”
Affi Khan will remain in place as CEO of Cpl UK for the Technology and Healthcare Sectors and Yvette Cleland will also stay as CEO of Cpl Lifesciences whilst also expanding Cpl’s offering into professional services.
“Having a UK focused infrastructure will allow us to enhance our partnerships with our customers in navigating a complex and uncertain landscape considering the Covid-19 pandemic, Brexit and upcoming IR35 regulatory changes in the private sector,” added Anne Heraty. “This will include UK based Finance, HR and Legal teams led by Glen Hall as he steps into the role of CFO for CPL UK and Compliance, Commercial and Payroll teams led by Jamie Bushell, as COO of CPL UK.”