Is your scale up about to blow up?

We are the scale-up recruitment specialists

The key to scaling any business successfully is getting the right people in the right places.  But, using recruitment agencies to build departments from scratch can be incredibly costly and building an internal recruitment team from the ground up is time-consuming, with long lead times before starting to see the benefits.

If this sounds familiar; there is another way! The Small Consultancy was created to combine the speed of a recruitment agency with the benefits of creating internal structures and processes needed to build in-house recruitment capability. We have the knowledge and experience to deliver top-quality candidates to drive your business forward, while also
creating a sustainable recruitment model for the future.

The Small Consultancy offer in-house and outsourced recruitment expertise to small, or VC-backed companies, looking scale-up at speed and larger organisations looking to build their internal recruitment capability. We not only have the knowledge to provide an impactful recruitment strategy that fits your business’ individual needs, but we have the hands-on experience to deliver these hiring strategies and deliver the right candidates to help you meet your business aims.

We are specialists in scale-up recruitment for rapid growth

With over 20 years’ experience in recruitment, sales, marketing and brand management for blue-chip and high-growth companies, The Small Consultancy provides solutions and strategies for all recruitment needs.
Our expertise includes creating and executing effective hiring strategy; recruitment technology implementation; current and future candidate attraction and engagement; social media recruitment and employer branding; Account Management and recruitment intelligence, such as hiring manager training, market mapping and competitor benchmarking.
We have successfully helped companies across a range of industries to meet their business aims and cover all commercial roles within technology, marketing, sales, operations, product, customer services, design and finance.

Find out how our range of services can help you overcome the unique challenges your business faces.

Success Stories

Find out how we helped businesses like yours

Scaling up on intelligence

Brandwatch is the world’s leading enterprise social intelligence company, allowing users to analyse and utilise conversations from across the social web.

Building a more professional tool kit

For over 20 years Checkatrade has been helping consumers combat rogue traders across the UK

Achieving a better view of growth

For over 75 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world

A few words from our clients

We work closely and collaboratively with your senior managers and hiring managers to ensure that our work is ….. Don’t just take our word for it - Here’s what some of our previous clients had to say about working with The Small Consultancy.

Cheerful, energetic, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and professional. Caroline fulfilled the brief from day 1 to help us fulfil a rapidly increasing number of managerial and technical vacancies to refresh our recruitment Social Media presence and to update the team in the latest techniques.
Susan Allen
HR & People Development Specialist
A real plus when looking to hire talent to work in environments going through significant change at pace. A great asset for any team either in-house, or consultant.
Leigh Bridger
Chief of Staff
The Small Consultancy has an excellent approach to both clients and candidates, they understand requirements and challenges, build strong rapport, communicate clearly and manage expectations. I would highly recommend Caroline if you are looking for a new role to fulfil a position in the Digital Marketing industry.
Oliver Ewbank
Head of Digital Marketing