The TALiNT International Annual Recruitment Awards

If talent is the lifeblood of business, recruitment keeps its heart beating

The TIARAs set a new standard of excellence for the recruitment sector’s crowning achievements.

Join our campaign to recognise exemplary growth, innovation and leadership.


The TIARAs exclusively recognise companies featured in TALiNT International’s annual Top UK Recruiters Report, which have a UK net fee income of at least £5 million. This represents only 6% of the UK’s c40,000 recruitment firms.


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15 TIARA trophies presented to the UK’s top recruitment firms and CEOs Oliver James Associates, NES Global Talent and La Fosse Associates the biggest winners, with 8

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First TIARA 2019 Finalists Announced

TALiNT Partners today announces the first half of the shortlist for the TALiNT International Annual Recruitment Awards (TIARAs), which recognise excellence, innovation and growth in the UK’s

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Ian Nash

Chair of Judges

Ian has 25 years of experience with the recruitment market, including group board director roles for both Michael Page and Robert Walters. Both grew dramatically in terms of scale, profitability and market value while Ian was a director.

During his 13 year spell at Page, the business was transformed from a UK-centric financial recruitment company to the multidisciplinary international recruitment company that exists today.

Carly Perry


Carly worked in recruitment for twelve years before joining Metro Bank in 2013 to set up their Recruitment team; responsible for all hiring activity, from apprentices to executives, and directly sourcing 98% of all hires.

Since 2013, the organisation has grown from 600 to over 4000 employees. Carly has won awards for her supportive approach to leading teams and she actively champions Diversity and Inclusion across Metro Bank.

Giles Daubeney


Giles Daubeney has 35 years’ global recruitment industry experience. He sat on the Robert Walters main board from 2000 and drove business evolution, market entry, brand integrity and strategy, co-scaling the group from one office and 34 people to 61 offices and c4,100 people in 30 countries, primarily through organic growth in Asia, Australia and the US.

He announced his retirement in May 2019 as Deputy Chief Executive of Robert Walters plc, with revenue up 6% to £1.23bn and PBT up 21% to £49.1m. During his tenure the share price rose from 165p to 660p, and the market cap more than doubled, from £200m to £470m. Giles developed Resource Solutions into a global brand and developed management teams worldwide.

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