Agency drives expansion plans
11:02am Tuesday 24th July 2012 in Business
Newport-based Regus Recruitment, an independent recruitment agency, has moved to larger offices in Bridge Street, Newport.
The company recently launched a driving division specialising in Class 1 and 2 drivers, and the demand for additional staff in this sector has prompted managing director Nick Pilgrim to bring forward his expansion plans for the business in 2012.
Mr Pilgrim said: “We have already placed a number of candidates in various temporary driving roles including haulage, highways repair, refuse, and construction.
“Our current success has dictated that we needed to look for suitable premises to operate from which is why chose to re locate to Bridge Street. This will mean we can employ additional staff to meet the current increasing client demands in this sector.”
Mr Pilgrim, who set up the business in 2002, said: “Five years ago our construction and engineering sectors were flat out finding candidates, our clerical division were also very busy. While these departments remained constant, our new driving division has really taken off and this has been a real catalyst for growth.”
Dan Smith, director of M4 Property Consultants, was responsible for negotiating the lease on behalf of a private landlord.
He said: “We’re very pleased to have helped Regus Recruitment expand. The first two floors of 70 Bridge Street will provide them with a great location and plenty of space for further growth.”