Clients

We believe reputation in recruitment is everything, and must be earned not expected.

Ours is built on quality, reliability, and the depth of our relationships with our clients.

That’s why they choose to use Vincent Gurney again and again for their Construction and Engineering Recruitment needs.

We’ll always listen, and we take the time to understand a brief before proactively finding the perfect candidate for your requirement.

If you’ve got that urgent requirement or hard to find candidate, please fill in this short form, and a member of our specialist team will get straight back to you with the perfect solution.

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It’s what we do best

We are forward-thinking and innovative, and utilise the latest technology, including video interviewing to maintain strong relationships with everyone we interact with.

We know and understand that you work in a fast paced, very reactive environment, so we make sure that we are always there for you, always available, and always listening.

Our entire team are specialists in Construction and Engineering recruitment, and will respond to your needs immediately, with an absolute focus on delivering quality results in the most timely and efficient way.

Construction

We understand the fast turnaround needed.

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Engineering

The specialists you need, with a total focus on delivery.

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Services

Temporary

• We can fulfil your staffing requirements quickly & efficiently

• Perfect for short, mid & long-term contracts, if employment of permanent staff is not warranted

• Flexible staffing

• Nationwide coverage of candidates

• We use global leading recruiting software. Our unrivalled database has new talent registering daily

• We pay the candidates weekly, you pay us monthly

• We pay all our candidates via FCSA accredited payroll companies, ensuring they are fully covered when working on your jobs

• We take care of all the admin & compliancy

• All you pay for is hours worked by candidates. No hidden costs

• Release candidates at immediate notice (a little would be nice though)

Permanent

• No upfront costs – completely risk free

• Only pay if you hire a candidate that has been introduced by us

• Free replacement if an introduced candidate leaves within an agreed timeframe after start date

• Access to a large network of candidates

• Market & remuneration advice

• Nationwide coverage of candidates

• Allocated consultant – 1 point of contact

Our retained recruitment model puts your vacancy above all the other roles we are working on a contingent basis. By choosing this model to fill your role, we get the commitment from yourself that you’re serious about making the hire, then your vacancy will be prioritised by our specialist team.

• 1/3 of projected placement fee to be paid once you have officially given us the job and it has been qualified

• 1/3 of the projected placement fee to be paid once we have put forward a shortlist of suitable candidates for your role

• Remainder of placement fee to be paid once we have successfully placed a candidate and filled your vacancy

• We work the role exclusively – no other agency working the job

• Free replacement if an introduced candidate leaves within an agreed timeframe after start date

• Access to a large network of candidates

• We don’t just approach candidates that all recruiters will find on a job board. We have invested in global market-leading recruitment/search software and are always working with passive candidates

• Nationwide coverage of candidates

• ALL suitable candidates will be submitted to your role for first refusal before we take them to market and offer them to our other clients

• Market & remuneration advice

• Allocated consultant – 1 point of contact

Contract

• We can fulfil your staffing requirements quickly & efficiently

• Perfect for short, mid & long-term contracts, if employment of permanent staff is not warranted

• You get a level of commitment from the candidate. They cannot leave you with no notice if a better offer comes along.

• Typically for a 1,3,6 or 12 month period

• Flexible staffing

• Contracts can be extended

• Nationwide coverage of candidates

• We use global leading recruiting software. Our unrivalled database has new talent registering daily.

• We pay the candidates weekly, you pay us monthly

• We pay all our candidates via FCSA accredited payroll companies, ensuring they are fully covered when working on your jobs

• We take care of all the admin & compliancy

• All you pay for is hours worked by candidates. No hidden costs.

• Release candidates at 2 weeks’ notice within contract hiring period

Testimonials

‘We would like to thank you for all your help and to let you know Peter has been exceptional. We will definitely be in touch if we require anyone else.
Vincent Gurney Ltd have been very helpful and professional in all they have done for us, would definitely recommend anyone to get in touch’.

Operations Administrator, Building Services Contractor

I have been using VGL for around 6 months now. They have been able to fill my labour positions whenever required and in a timely manner. Tom and Johnie are also a pleasure to deal with’.

Operations Manager, Ductwork Contractor

‘Vincent Gurney have a fresh, honest approach to business. They conduct work based on a set of core values which gives us confidence in their promises and allows us to focus on other aspects of the project. They have demonstrated a can do attitude and will always strive to deliver personnel with the skills and attributes most appropriate for the job at hand.’

Project Manager, Global Mechanical Engineering Company

I’d like to thank both yourselves and them for the first class service that you have all provided in getting our contract to the point that it’s at, it’s been extremely refreshing to receive a reliable conscious pair, who demonstrated a true desire to their trade and commitment to us as a client.

Contracts Manager, Mechanical, Electrical & HVAC Contractor

‘Vincent Gurney Ltd particularly Johnie Gurney have been very helpful and professional in all they have done for us, and would definitely recommend anyone to get in touch’.

Purchasing Coordinator, HVAC Contractor