Founder Members


At SThree, there are three building blocks to our business. Our ambition states what we want to achieve. Our single organising thought is the essence of what we do. And our values shape our skills and behaviours to achieve our ambition.

Guidant Group

Guidant Group is an international managed services and recruitment process outsourcing company, delivering highly tailored solutions to customers spanning many industry sectors and locations.
Our priority is to simplify complex recruitment processes, saving clients time and money and enabling them to focus on running their businesses.
We employ over 250 people, with head office locations in London and Atlanta and our teams support a wide range of businesses and organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in the United Kingdom and United States.
Guidant Group was established in 2001 is also proud to be part of Impellam – the UK’s second largest staffing business. Our Group network enables us to access a wealth of resources and experts who understand their markets and talent pools intimately.

eSynergy Solutions

eSynergy Solutions specialise in Open Source & Cloud resourcing.

We have a dedicated teams who focus on placing contract and permanent resource across the following areas: Development & Architecture, DevOps & Cloud, Big Data & IoT,Cyber Security and Digital & Technology Transformation.

Cognitive Group

Cognitive Group was founded with the vision of building a highly professional and respected Microsoft Dynamics recruitment business which is differentiated by its exceptional service and access to the best Microsoft Dynamics jobs.

Recruiter Republic

Recruiter Republic is a Rec2Rec agency like no other. We formed this company to take a completely different approach to the recruitment to recruitment market and as such have built a successful business that is now renowned for quality and results. Through our offices in Cambridge and London we now have a team of Consultants, each with a specialist focus and have extended our services to graduate recruitment, training, mentoring and consultancy. If you need the help, insight or support of highly experienced recruitment professionals you have finally found the right people.

Company Members


Empiric are a global provider of specialist and niche recruitment services operating across Investment Banking, Investment Management, Engineering, IT, Industry & Commerce and Oil & Gas. Our specific focus is on the most niche areas within these markets.


The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) was formed to give all firms involved in the recruitment of professional talent that have a commitment to excellence, the specialist support and distinctive voice they need to be successful. It gives candidates and employers a trusted badge of quality whilst providing member firms with an innovative range of services designed for them by recruitment experts.

These services, combined with its growing international profile, commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and opportunities for professional networking give APSCo members a unique opportunity to develop their businesses and gain competitive advantage.


We deliver talent that make a difference to your organization. Our contract and contract-to-hire staffing services allow companies to add technical expertise to their marketing and creative departments, as well as increase the bandwidth of their in-house teams. We also offer a range of outsourcing and technical solutions aimed at improving the efficiency of marketing execution.

These services, combined with its growing international profile, commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and opportunities for professional networking give APSCo members a unique opportunity to develop their businesses and gain competitive advantage.

DP Connect

A key factor in DP Connect’s success has been our ability to deliver in the toughest economic conditions. Since 1990 we have successfully ridden a series of recessions with our clients, providing the skills which businesses need to survive. We have also been there in the good times – always finding the right staff when competition for technical expertise is at its peak.


At Avanti, we make it our business to understand what our clients do, and to make a positive contribution to their success. We’re experts at talking to the right people, about the right people. Our teams combine in-depth sector knowledge with specialist recruitment skills, maintaining a network of high calibre talent throughout our chosen sectors.

Our service is always bespoke because no two assignments are the same. For our clients, we aim to become a valued partner, trusted to represent them and promote them as an employer of choice. Whether we’re providing an expert consultant for on a contract basis, a skilled technician to fill a permanent vacancy, or a fully managed team to deliver a specific project, Avanti provides economical and effective solutions that are precisely tailored to our clients’ needs.

Murray McIntosh

Because we believe in partnering, not standardised ‘off-the-shelf’ packages. Because we work with people, for people and on behalf of people—where and how depends on what suits you.

We could go on about our specialised research, our methodologies and delivery orientation, but really it all comes down to our people. They’re the reason why we are able to hone in on and truly understand you and your market—not the databases, technologies or tools we use.

Oliver James Associates

Established in 2002, Oliver James Associates is a global specialist recruitment partner to the Financial Services, Professional Services, Commerce & Industry sectors. Our shared values define our working practices and help guide our decisions, actions and behaviours; innovation, passion, adaptability, partnership, respect and excellence. At the core of our six values is the collective aspiration to be the most valued and essential recruitment partner, globally.

We recruit up to C-suite level across key markets in the UK, Ireland, continental Europe, US and Asia Pacific, offering retained, contingency, contract and interim search services. Excellence in delivery is embedded in our culture. We identify and place the best talent for our partners across 14 vertical markets, developing local and international relationships built on trust and uncompromising ethics and integrity. Our global teams of specialist consultants are experts in their vertical markets with an unrivaled network of mid to senior level professionals from within the Financial Services, Professional Services and Commerce and Industry sectors worldwide. Our consultants anticipate market demand and successfully deliver on identifying, attracting and placing rare talent within their areas of expertise, creating long-term value for our partners.

Supporting Partners


Women’s Initiative Networks – incorporating the Women of the Year Awards, acknowledging exceptional personal and professional achievements from female colleagues globally, as well as recognising male colleagues who advocate and support female career advancement

Squire Patton Boggs

Women’s Enterprise Group – focusing on creating a culture that promotes full and equal participation, advancement and retention of women in what has been a traditionally male-dominated profession