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Our Story. Our People.

Partnering for success. Empowering futures.

Our heritage

Founded in 1985 by Lady Virginia Tate, we set out with an unwavering vision to lead the recruitment industry with integrity and excellence. We’ve remained at the forefront, adapting dynamically to the ever-changing job market, all while staying anchored to our core values that shape everything we do.

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Powered by people who care

We recognise that our people are our greatest strength. We enhance our business's resilience and capability by actively building a diverse and inclusive team with deeply embedded values who do the right thing. Our focused strategy supports our customers in building their businesses and careers, fostering ED&I cultures that drive innovation and growth. We enable employers to create equitable, thriving workplaces that attract exceptional talent.

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Your trusted recruitment partner

As an ‘Investor in People Platinum’ employer, we excel in cultivating our own talent and specialise in crafting bespoke recruitment strategies across the UK’s vital sectors. From Financial Services to Government, we match exceptional candidates with leading Retail, Real Estate, Technology, Healthcare, and Education employers. We're committed to creating opportunities that drive success for businesses and professionals alike.

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Humanising recruitment

At the heart of our approach is the belief in the transformative power of personal relationships, pivotal for both employers seeking top talent and professionals desiring meaningful careers. We tailor our recruitment strategies to the distinct needs of businesses and professionals alike, delivering solutions with a human touch. Our dedicated team, known for their impressive tenure, ensures that our expertise and passion shape every employer and candidate experience, reflecting our vision "to be the best everywhere, all the time".

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Our values

Meaningful work for everyone is at the heart of what we do, and our core values keep us true to that commitment.  With a focus on our guiding principles, we forge inclusive solutions that cater to the unique needs of individuals and businesses alike. We’re passionate about cultivating a space where each person and company can achieve success and well-being, ensuring our collective growth and shared prosperity.

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Solution Orientated

Our team is committed to finding solutions. Instead of dwelling on problems, we focus on creative, innovative, and determined approaches to overcoming challenges.

Deliver on Promises

We dedicate ourselves to fulfilling our promises, going above and beyond to ensure their delivery.

Winning Mentality

We embrace a winning mentality that gives us a competitive edge and inspires others to exceed expectations. When we succeed, our customers succeed.


Our teams ensure colleagues feel valued, and customers feel welcome. We respect the diverse needs and the feelings of everyone we work with.


We always encourage cooperation from all parties because we know working together brings better results.

Honesty & Integrity

We operate with openness and transparency, guided by truthfulness, decency, and fairness in everything we do.

Employee Happiness

We embrace employee well-being. Creating a positive, fun, and safe environment for people to work in. When our team is happy, so are our customers.

Tate is part of the RSS Global Group, which is part of Twenty20 Capital’s investment brands who are leading investors in staffing and workforce solutions.

RSS Global brands support the needs and ambitions of employers and candidates across the healthcare, legal, professional services, public sector, catering, financial, industrial, logistics, manufacturing, and retail sectors.

As part of our global team of over 1100 colleagues, we never settle for the status quo knowing there are endless possibilities for us to learn, grow and evolve, and add value to our people, candidates, and customers.

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