About Tate

Award-winning office specialist recruitment agency

Tate was founded in 1985 by Lady Virginia Tate. Her vision was simple: to be the best, everywhere, all the time. And the values she conceived were so powerful that they continue to form the backbone of everything we do today.

We are an award-winning recruitment consultancy, providing high-calibre candidates for office specialist roles on a temporary and permanent basis. We recruit for a wide range of positions – everyone from HR managers, marketing specialists and executive PAs to administrators, call centre staff and receptionists.

With branches across the UK, and a client list that includes multinationals and local firms, we’re big enough to handle any recruitment request, but personal enough to do it with passion.

Vision and values born in the ‘80s

Our Values

  • Solutions oriented
    We don’t dwell on problems – we focus on solving them. And through creativity and determination, we always do
  • Respect for others
    We make colleagues feel valued, and customers feel welcome. We respect the needs and feelings of everyone we work with
  • Honesty and integrity
    We are completely open and transparent in everything we do
  • Fun
    We encourage fun in the workplace; when our people are happy, so are our customers
  • Winning mentality
    We have a competitive edge which inspires others to exceed expectations; when we win, so do our customers
  • Deliver on promises
    The promises we make mean everything to us, and we’ll go the extra mile to ensure we deliver them for you
  • Collaborative
    We always encourage co-operation because we know it brings better results