Temporary & Interim Recruitment

Reed is one of the biggest providers of temporary workers, with a pre-screened workforce ready to cover your staffing needs.

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How Reed can help you

For over 60 years, Reed has provided excellent temporary recruitment services. Our experienced and highly skilled consultants know that you need a flexible and bespoke approach to temporary recruitment to find the right match for your company.

We do more than just recruit, we are also pioneers in specialist recruitment who can help you optimise your recruitment strategy and support you through the entire process – even after you’ve recruited with us. Our consultants pride themselves on building strong and lasting relationships and solidifying our national and local networks.

When you hire through Reed, you’ll receive the following services as standard:

  • Access to a large candidate database

  • Eligibility to work checks

  • Candidate referencing

  • Specialist consultant support

  • Pre-interviews of every candidate

  • Ongoing compliance checks

  • Regular post-placement reviews and candidate check ups

Reed offers you multiple service options depending on the level of support you need. Our additional services include searching for niche skills, specialised skills testing, temporary-to-permanent discounts and more.

The Reed difference

  • The world's largest family-run recruitment company

    • Reed is one of the world's largest recruitment company, trusted by over 30,000 companies to help them secure the best talent in their sector. We are pioneers in specialist recruitment, having spent over 60 years hiring temporary workers across 20 specialist sectors. Reed’s purpose is improving lives through work.

    • We achieve this every day by living our three core values:

      • We are fair, open and honest

      • We take ownership

      • We work together

    • 18% of Reed is owned by the Reed Foundation, which supports charities around the world, meaning that one day a week, we’re working for charity. By working with us, you’re also helping us to support these great causes.

  • Unmatched access to the best talent

    • Reed provides the greatest choice of skilled temporary, interim and contract workers, covering everything from short-term sickness to long-term project work. We recruit across 20 specialisms worldwide, with offices located in key areas around the country, giving us a national reach and access to a wealth of pre-screened professionals who can support your team.

    • Each consultant has their own local talent pool within their sector. Our recruitment specialists interview, reference and assess all our temporary workers to get you the right support when you need it. We build a flexible workforce in each of our specialist sectors, so whether you need an IT contractor, a locum doctor or a receptionist for the summer, Reed has got you covered

  • Bespoke service

    • Reed’s highly trained and experienced recruiters are passionate about securing the right talent to help grow your business. With decades of experience in recruitment, we’ve optimised our service to secure only the best talent to match your team. We give you multiple service options depending on the level of support you need.

    • We partner with companies of all sizes and focus on the individual requirements of your organisation, because we understand that you need more than a one-size-fits-all approach. We pride ourselves on building strong relationships, providing support from the beginning to the end of your search and beyond.

  • Industry-leading screening services

    • Reed’s top priority is the safety and wellbeing of everyone we work with. All of our candidates are pre-screened by our dedicated in-house screening team. We perform reference checks, eligibility to work checks, and ongoing compliance checks.

  • Meeting all your recruitment needs

    • Our unique end-to-end coverage means we can support you with a range of services, beyond that of a typical recruitment agency. Whether you need to hire talent, a range of workforce solutions, consultancy services, professional development support or pre-employment screening – we're here to support all of your needs.

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