Start-up Strong

CNA International outline their services.

Start-up Strong

UK & Europe

We know that there is a lot of hesitation when it comes to that question: Shall I start my own business?

We understand that the idea of having your own business is quite appealing, but we also want to make sure that this is the right route to go.

Let’s face it there are hundreds of services out there and you have heard this before: “We are here to help, we are here to make you successful, we are here to help you grow your business… 

Well, that is not what we do. What we do is make sure first that this is the right choice for you before we work with you and offer you all the support that you need to achieve your goal.

Is it going to be easy? Well, how determined are you? How much do you want to make that step? If you really want this, then we will work as hard as we can to make it happen for you.

Who we are?

CNA International Support Services Partnership (SSP) has been specifically designed to support experienced recruiters in starting-up and growing their own CNA branded, or own branded recruitment or executive search business.

Since 1993, CNA has gone from strength to strength, and now comprises three distinct brands, CNA Executive Search, CNA Recruitment and CNA Consultancy. We have 41 offices across the UK and Europe including 7 offices within the CEE & CIS region. We have expanded into the USA opening our first office in New York, and South Africa, and are now firmly established within APAC region and India, with offices in Gurgaon, Hong Kong, Singapore & the Philippines.

Our Service 

CNA Executive Search is our flagship brand and partnerships within this arena exclusively utilise a retained or project-based assignment model. Our average fee with CNA ES is c£14,500 per placement, at fees exceeding 25 per cent.

CNA Recruitment is our Search and Selection brand, typically operating within the £15,000-£100,000 salary market, with fees between 15 per cent and 20 per cent. Partnership Practices within CNA Recruitment utilise standard contingency, exclusive contingency and project-based assignments and are on many UK and European PSLs.

The CNA Consulting brand takes a broad approach to talent consultancy in the UK and Europe with SME and Corporate clients, assisting with small scale monthly projects to ongoing and complex continuous assignments.  

CNA International Support Services Partnership Package:

This Package is for existing recruiters who want to start their own search /recruitment business either CNA branded or their own brand.

Full back office support including;

  Credit control & invoice factoring – vital for cash flow!


  Business insurances

  Documentation including TOB’s and help in tendering for business

  Legal Advice

Full Set up of your Business including:

  Help with VAT, HMRC and setting up your company

  Business planning

Your Marketing package and PR support, including:

  Corporate website pages or

  Create your own brand recruitment company, with website and marketing

  Marketing Material

  Social Media support

Ongoing training and support for you and your consultants including:

  Comprehensive induction training

  Masterclasses and Conferences

  Personalised business coaching and mentoring

  National and International conferences with other CNA International Partners

Full IT Support including:

  Office 365

  Zoho One ATS

  Job Boards

  8X8 Virtual Office

  Access to the GDPR complaint leading Pertemps Network Group business systems

Membership to Professional Industry Bodies:

  Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC)

  Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)

CNA was acquired by the largest independent recruitment company in the UK, The Pertemps Network Group, in August 2008 and enjoys continued success and support under the leadership of Tim Watts and Jon Smith. Pertemps and CNA are both values led business, dedicated to providing value for money services and offering a great place to work – The Sunday Times Top Track 250 and Top 100 Companies to work for since 1961.


Still have questions? Feel free to contact us and find out more about us and what we can offer.

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