About Us  |  Our History

2001  Cornwallis Elt Limited incorporated by Tim Skelding and opens doors for business.

2003  Company hits £1 Million turnover

2003  Andy Johns and Russell McIntyre join as Directors

2003  Opens new office in St. Alphage House near London Wall

2005  Moves to bigger City premises at 2 Finch Lane

2006  Turnover breaks £5 Million

2006  Recognised in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 as 48th fastest growing (privately owned) company in the UK

2007  Featured again in Fast Track 100 as 28th fastest growing UK company

2008  3rd year running in Fast Track 100 at position 35

2009  Change in management structure; Andy Johns becomes Managing Director, Russell McIntyre becomes Sales & Finance Director and Tim Skelding becomes Operations Director

2010  Management team strengthened with the hires of Craig Album as Director and Wayne St.John as Financial Controller

2010  Moves to new offices at 24 Cornhill in the heart of the City

2010  Recognised in Recruitment International Top 250 as 222nd biggest recruitment company
in the UK in any sector and 49th biggest technology recruiter

2010  Turnover reaches £12 Million

2011  Celebrates 10 years in business 

2011  Appears again in Recruitment International Top 250, now 183rd largest recruiter in the UK and 43rd largest within technology

2011  Turnover climbs to £19.2 Million

2012  Recognised in the Recruiter Fast 50 list of fastest growing UK recruitment businesses at position 26

2012 Migrates to Bullhorn CRM and implements full Cloud based technology solutions for all core IT systems

2012 Third year running in Recruitment International Top 250, appearing as 199th largest UK recruiter and 46th largest within IT / telecoms

2012 Featured in Recruiter Hot 100 list in 42nd place, measuring GP by employee for all UK recruiters

2013 For the second year running, appears in the Recruiter Fast 50 list, this time as the 8th fastest growing recruitment business in the UK

2013 Appears for the fourth year running in Recruitment International Top 250 and Top 50 within IT / telecoms

2013 Establishes Senior Hires Practice

2014 Appears for fifth year in Recruitment International Top 250 and Top 50 within IT / Telecoms

2015 Extends lease on 24 Cornhill premises for a further 5 years

2015 Featured in the inaugural Recruitment International Top 500

2016 Appears in the Recruiter Hot 100

2016 Celebrates 15 year anniversary 

2016 Record turnover at £23M

2017 Joins APSCo, the Associaion fo Professionl Staffing Companies

2017 Features again in Recruiter Hot 100 and Recruitment International Top 500

2018 Achieves 28th place in the Recruiter Hot 100, our highest to date