37 years ago, I set out to build a global recruitment business differentiated on the quality of our service and the integrity of our people. No matter how big we've grown, we remain committed to the same principles that have driven our success from the very beginning — a strong team-based culture that puts clients and candidates first, a passion for quality in all we do, a commitment to treating people with integrity, and an innovative spirit that propels us to constantly improve.

Across our global team, we’re ultimately interested in building long-term relationships — and it's our consultative approach that has set us apart, cementing our reputation as the recruiter of choice, trusted by the world’s leading organisations and professionals.

Robert Walters
Chief Executive Officer

What we do

With more than 3,700 people in 32 countries, we deliver recruitment consultancy, staffing, recruitment process outsourcing and managed services across the globe. From traditional recruitment and staffing to end-to-end talent management, our consultants are experts at matching highly skilled people to permanent, contract and interim roles across all professional disciplines, including:

Accountancy & Finance

Banking & Financial Services

Engineering

Human Resources

Information Technology

Legal

Sales & Marketing

Secretarial & Support

Supply Chain & Procurement

What we stand for

Committed to quality

With a reputation for in-depth sector knowledge and outstanding service, we build long-term, high-quality, strategic relationships with start-ups, SMEs and the world’s largest multinational corporates.

Our commitment to teamwork, integrity, passion, innovation and quality sets the standard for the industry. We deliver engaging candidate experiences and power rewarding careers; giving talented individuals the freedom to choose and the opportunity to grow.

Powered by purpose

We’re keenly aware of the role we play in the success and prosperity of individuals and organisations around the world.

To uphold this responsibility to our clients and candidates, we are firmly dedicated to a central, unifying purpose — powering people and organisations to fulfil their unique potential.

Our purpose underpins our culture and our passion to help our clients and candidates succeed.

Our social purpose

Our purpose defines the way we engage with our employees, candidates and clients, as well as the local communities where we work.

From environmental stewardship to humanitarian initiatives, our CSR strategy ensures we operate in a socially responsible way and that we remain a force for good in our society.

Learn more about our CSR strategy and initiatives here.

Our brands

The Group comprises three specialist brands that are built to meet the unique and ever-changing needs of the clients and candidates we support. But however you choose to work with us, you can be assured that all our brands are unified by a passion for service excellence.

Specialist professional recruitment consultancy with a worldwide network of experienced sector specialists

Walters People is our specialist staffing brand, matching candidates to finance and business support roles paying up to £50k per annum.

Market leaders in recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and managed service provider (MSP) solutions.

Our strategy

Our mission to be the world’s leading specialist recruitment group is guided by two strategic objectives. Together, these objectives help us continue to grow while constantly maintaining our focus on quality.

International expansion

Our organic growth has helped us to better serve clients and candidates while preserving our unique culture and high service levels, as well as offer exciting international career paths for our people.

Discipline diversification

We drive our geographic expansion by strengthening existing areas of expertise, as well as launching new disciplines. Our focus on niche skill sets and high-quality service has been a major key to our success.

Our leadership

The long-term success of the Group is driven by good corporate governance, ensuring transparency in our decision-making and accountability to our shareholders, clients, candidates and employees.

Meet our corporate board

Our policy library

Explore the Group's policy library to read more about our policies and commitments on a range of topics, from corporate responsibility and sustainability to business governance and health & safety.

Visit our policy library