Kingdom Services Group has bought the Manchester based Contact Industrial Recruitment Ltd. Founded in 1997, Contact Recruitment has gained an excellent reputation for being one of the leading and most trusted multi discipline recruitment agency partners, specialising in the recruitment sectors of driving, industrial, waste and recycling and managed services. As a result of the deal, Contact is planning to use the Kingdom platform to develop further future recruitment growth throughout the UK.
Terry Barton, CEO of Kingdom commented: “Providing compliant workforce solutions has always been our core business strength. The acquisition of Contact not only seriously increases our recruitment sector market share but also offers our current and new customers a great national recruitment solution in an ever-changing regulatory landscape
“Strategic acquisitions has always formed part of our growth strategy,” he adds. “It is extremely important that when we acquire a business that there is a culture and values fit to that of Kingdom. Throughout all our negotiations we were incredibly impressed with Michael McIntyre – CEO of Contact Recruitment – as a person and with what he has achieved.”
Michael McIntyre, owner and CEO of Contact Recruitment said: “Joining the Kingdom family will open many new opportunities and will allow my team and I to offer our customers the full range of services Kingdom offer. The Kingdom leadership team and I share the same aspirations and I’m excited about being a key part in the journey which is being created through this acquisition. I will continue to drive our business forward and provide the same level of customer focused interaction that has been the bedrock of our great service.”
Established in 1993 Kingdom are a well-established, highly regarded, privately-run, family owned company with a financially sound trading history within their specialist service areas within both the UK and uniquely, India. Throughout their 25+ years of organic growth and strategic acquisition Kingdom has developed into a business turnover today of £100m+.
The company successfully manage 6,000+ high-quality service personnel in highly complex public facing environments driven to explore new ways of working. From 2016 Kingdom has operated from a purpose built, three floor National Support Centre and from a number of regional support offices that oversees their national infrastructure.