HSQ Recruitment Team


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Backed by over a decade’s worth of innovative and unrivalled recruitment expertise, HSQ Recruitment provides our clients and candidates with temporary, permanent and contract recruitment solutions. Working across Civil Engineering, Construction, Rail and Infrastructure, our team's combined expertise and sector knowledge allows us to provide a full-service offering that meets the needs of our customers.

Our approach to our services is simple. We provide honest, sustainable and quality Recruitment to our candidates and clients, each and every time they work with us. Our core values are the backbone of who we are, and why HSQ Recruitment is the Built Environment & Infrastructure Recruiter of choice for the UK’s biggest and best organisations.

Our dedicated consultants are not just recruitment professionals, but industry-trained individuals who are up to date with the market, compliance and market-leading recruitment techniques. HSQ Recruitment isn’t where it is today without our people. Their ambition is our ambition, and we provide a place of work that is built on a culture of inclusivity, openness, and teamwork. This culture is reflected in the way we work with our clients and candidates and is why they choose us and why we choose the clients we work with.

Choosing the clients, we work with is one of HSQ Recruitments' top priorities and ensures we stay true to our company values on behalf of our candidates. Being selective allows our consultants to develop a thorough understanding of our portfolio of clients to better brief and guide our candidates in choosing the right fit for them. Our services range from bespoke solutions to managed services, payroll support, industry insights and employer brand marketing. For candidates, we provide career support, career forecasting and support from the offset of their journey with HSQ Recruitment.



HSQ secures PSL's with Major UK Contractor

​HSQ Recruitment has recently achieved a significant milestone by securing a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) agreement with a major UK contractor in the civil engineering space. This achievement highlights our expertise, reliability, and commitment to delivering high-quality recruitment solutions within the industry. By becoming a trusted PSL partner, HSQ Recruitment is well-positioned to provide a diverse range of skilled professionals, from engineers to project managers, to support the contractor's ongoing projects and contribute to the growth and success of the civil engineering sector in the UK.

HSQ Recruitment Opens London Office

​HSQ Recruitment is thrilled to announce the grand opening of our brand-new office in the heart of London. This strategic move marks a significant milestone for the company, as it solidifies our commitment to serving clients in one of the world's most dynamic and thriving business hubs. The new London office reflects HSQ Recruitment's continued growth and success, as we expand our footprint to better meet the evolving needs of their diverse client base. With its prime location and state-of-the-art facilities, the office will serve as a hub for attracting top talent, fostering meaningful client relationships, and delivering exceptional recruitment solutions. HSQ Recruitment looks forward to leveraging our extensive expertise and industry-leading practices in this new setting, providing unparalleled service to both local and international clients seeking the best talent in London and beyond.

Our team expands to new Leeds Office

​HSQ Recruitment is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its brand-new office in Leeds. With our extensive experience and expertise in the industry, HSQ Recruitment has been connecting top-tier talent with leading companies across the construction and civil engineering sectors. The expansion into Leeds is a strategic move, as the city boasts a thriving construction industry and is a hub for innovative infrastructure projects. The new office will enable HSQ Recruitment to provide dedicated support to both clients and candidates in the region, further strengthening their commitment to delivering exceptional recruitment solutions. With their extensive network and personalised approach, HSQ Recruitment is poised to become a trusted partner for businesses and professionals in Leeds, driving growth and success in the construction and civil engineering sectors.

HSQ Recruitment moves into New State of the art Head Office

HSQ Recruitment celebrates a remarkable first year in business, marking this milestone with a momentous move into a brand new office located in Elland, West Yorkshire. A key priority for our company in the coming years is nurturing and developing our team and talent, which drove us to ensure that our office space aligns with our growth and accommodates the needs and aspirations of our dedicated staff. Our new office is thoughtfully designed to prioritise our people, boasting state-of-the-art facilities such as fully equipped kitchens, inviting break-out rooms, numerous meeting spaces, a dedicated training room, an on-site gym, and an open-plan layout that encourages collaboration and synergy among our team members. We are excited about the opportunities this enhanced office environment will offer as we continue to thrive and support the success of our clients and candidates.

The Launch of HSQ Recruitment

Recognising the growing demand within the business and how best to service to loyal client base it was decided a new and focussed approach was required. The Directors at E3 Recruitment rebranded one of the group companies with a specific mandate of working within the Rail, Civil Engineering, Water and Highways market sectors. After 10 years of supplying into a number of technical market sectors, the directors passionately believe this will add to the continued growth of the business whilst ensuring the high standards that our clients have come to expect from our team.

The HSQ Recruitment Team Grows

​Following a great period of growth for HSQ Recruitment, we are excited to be able to introduce new team members. Luke Norton joins HSQ Recruitment as a Specialist Recruitment Consultant, linking candidates up with their ideal roles. As a Senior Recruitment Consultant for our sister company, E3 Recruitment, Elliot Barwick has made the transition to HSQ Recruitment, transferring his Built Environment knowledge and skill set to support our clients. We have recently introduced two new team members; Tony Croxford (Recruitment Consultant) and Florence Jones (Recruitment Consultant), who have both come into recruitment from different backgrounds, but have a wealth of transferable skills.

HSQ Recruitment passes RISQS Audit

​RISQS is the UK Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme, providing a single common registration, qualification and audit process for suppliers working within the UK Rail Industry.On Tuesday 21st June 2022, HSQ Recruitment undertook its first RISQS Audit to allow us to connect with major rail companies across the UK and to supply staff across the rail network.We are delighted to announce that as a result of this audit we are now RISQS Audited. Passing this audit is a testament to the robust compliance procedures that we have in place, and this is evident in the audit being passed without any corrective actions or observations.This annual audit will continue to verify that our rail management systems meet all the required health, safety, occupational and competency standards to work within the rail environment.Passing this audit recognises our capability to provide labour to the Rail Industry. Therefore, if you are a candidate or client looking for work within the rail sector, you can be confident that we operate and practice the highest standard of safety management.
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Be part of Our Journey

Our team is at the foundation of what we do and at the heart of our success. Unlike so many other recruitment companies, we offer so much more than just a job. We’re a diverse, driven and creative team who thrive on high-flying careers....and we love making a difference along the way.

A punchy recruiter salary only ticks one box when it comes to enjoying a satisfying career. To make work meaningful for our people we add a selection of attractive benefits, flexible working, in-house learning and development, exciting rewards, promotional opportunities, social events and fast-paced career development.

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OUR Core Values

Honest, Sustainable & Quality Recruitment

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    We work to provide an honest, respectable, and trustworthy service. We strive to create relationships with our clients, candidates and suppliers based on an honest line of communication and actions that match what we promise to deliver.

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    We value the relationships we create, and part of this is ensuring we work towards building strong relationships and partnerships. Our goal is to ensure we can provide a service that both clients and candidates can see long-term success.

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    We are experts. We know our clients, their companies, our candidates, and our business. In our line of work, it is often the details that count. Being able to provide a fast, efficient but high-quality service is at the top of our, clients' and candidates' priorities.


A full service offering backed by industry expertise

Our business operates in a way that allows for our consultants to grow, develop and run their own businesses. We thrive at being able to work with the candidates and clients that we do, and to further develop our services, are fully dedicated to ensuring that our knowledge of our industries is always kept up to date and shared across the business.

In order to provide our clients with the best recruitment services and to ensure viable and long-term partnerships, HSQ Recruitment has a full-service offering backed by industry experts. We have full and dedicated teams across Finance, Payroll, Compliance, Marketing, Learning & Development, and Human Resources that not only provide their expertise to HSQ Recruitment but to our clients and candidates as well.