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.

Entry Deadline – Friday 25th June

Finalists Announced – Friday 9th July

Winners Announced – Wednesday 20th October


The TIARAs exclusively recognise the highest levels of Employee Excellence, Innovation, Client & Candidate Service, Business Growth, Purpose & Values in the UK’s top performing recruiters with revenues of £5m and above.



Chair of Judges

Katie has been a deal maker in the human capital sector for 20 years, with significant experience of M&A working with international and UK businesses across the whole human capital services spectrum.

 A former senior Deloitte partner who has advised buy and sell-side, worked with corporates, private equity, banking institutions and management teams, public and private transactions, Katie is now Investment Partner at Twenty20 Capital – a private investment firm specialising in sectors including Staffing and Human Capital technology. multidisciplinary international recruitment company that exists today.

Claire Holness


Claire Holness is a Global Talent Acquisition leader with 20 years multi-industry experience built inhouse, through consulting and leading RPO solutions.

Claire leads Talent Acquisition globally at Ericsson, a customer centric team delivering over 20,000 hires a year across 180 countries. Claire believes that candidate experience is where employee experience begins. 

Giles Daubeney


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

During his tenure the share price rose from 165p to 660p, and the market cap more than doubled, from £200m to £470m. 

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