Flat Fee Explained

Same Service Lower Cost

Our customers save an average 90% by using our services instead of that of a traditional recruitment consultancy.

There is little, if any, difference between the recruitment services we provide and that of a traditional recruitment consultancy. Our low cost service is based upon traditional recruitment consultancy values including industry knowledge, market advice, salary advice, and transparency so that employers know upfront exactly what they will be paying for the recruitment service.

Each customer is given one point of contact to manage their vacancy, and our experience and professionalism helps guide customers through the process from taking from the job description to forwarding relevant candidates, ensuring a smooth journey all the way through the recruitment process.

Priced at £495, our standard service is the most popular option for customers, and is successful in 90%+ of recruitment campaigns, enabling customers to recruit one or more employees for a one-off low fee.

We have a combined experience of 25+ years, serving the recruitment needs of the Food Industry, making us ideally placed to assist food businesses across a wide-range of job disciplines.

We charge much lower fees. For a £35k pa vacancy you would save £4,755 using our recruitment service (savings based on an average recruitment commission of 15%).

We are specialists. We only recruit for the Food Industry, so have in depth industry knowledge and substantial experience of assisting Food Industry clients with recruitment matters. 

We have a huge online presence (The largest in the UK!) and will ensure that your vacancy is available to the widest possible audience of candidates across, regional, national, general, and specialist (food industry) jobs boards.

We offer transparency by charging our flat fee ‘upfront’ with nothing further to pay so that customers know exactly what they are paying at the outset. Traditional recruitment consultancies will charge a much larger fee based on a percentage of the employee salary.

We leave contact details on CV’s so that employers have direct access to candidates which speeds up the process of arranging interviews and making job offers.

We access our internal database of 20,000+ food professionals and external CV databases holding 12 million + CV’s. Traditional recruitment consultancies may only access their in-house database, perhaps containing the CV’s of just a few thousand candidates.

Our service combines all the key elements of recruitment consultancy (industry knowledge, candidate reach) combined with the power of Internet, all for a much, much lower fee.

Find out how much our service could save you compared to a traditional recruitment consultancy, please click on our Savings Calculator or call us to discuss a recruitment matter


Vacancy suitability for Flat Fee Recruitment

Our business has been working exclusively within the Food Industry recruitment market for over 15 years, including the advertising of food industry jobs. We know what works. This is why we confidently state that we can fill 90% + of Food Industry vacancies using our flat-fee service.

We will fit your vacancy around the recruitment method that combines both, highest likelihood of making a successful appointment with the most cost-effective solution.

If your vacancy isn’t suitable for our flat fee model we will tell you so and recommend a recruitment solution that is appropriate. We will only offer the flat-fee model if our experience tells us that there is a 90% likelihood of making a successful appointment. 

We won’t take your money and not deliver. To be sustainable, our low-cost flat-fee model requires repeat business. For employers to come back to us, we need to fill vacancies. We will therefore only take on a recruitment assignment on a flat-fee basis where we know that enough candidates are available in the market place to make the placement.

95% of Food Industry vacancies are suitable for our service. For the 5% of vacancies that are not suitable for our service, we will inform you of more appropriate recruitment services as part of our consultative and transparent approach. 

Submit a vacancy - Please send us details of your vacancy and we will provide advice on the most appropriate method of recruitment. 

Why Flat-Fee Online Recruitment Works

Fact No: 1 - The internet has become the main driver of candidate applications for all recruitment consultancies.

Fact No: 2 – In excess of 80% of jobseekers use the internet as their main tool when searching for their next job.

Fact No: 3 - Our portal network achieves over 70 million job searches a month. We have established working relationships with all the major jobs boards across general, regional and food related web sites and you can take advantage of this by selecting us as your recruitment consultant.

Fact No: 4 - In 2012, 67% of adults accessed the internet every day.

Fact No: 5 – In 2012, 99% of adults educated to degree level had accessed the internet.

Fact No: 6 - In 2012, 80% of UK households had internet access.

Fact No: 7 – With workplace internet and mobile phone internet access, well over 90% of the UK population have regular access to the internet - making flat-fee online recruitment work.

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