A Norwich-based recruitment firm have been shortlisted for a national award recognising the UK’s best construction recruitment agency.
Jark Norfolk Ltd have been shortlisted for the Best Recruitment Agency category at this year’s On The Tools Awards.
The business is owned by Kelly Cartwright who is thrilled to have made the shortlisted having entered the awards off the back of a record breaking 2018/19 financial year.
“I am really proud to be shortlisted for the Best Recruitment Agency Award, the On The Tools Award are one of the biggest award ceremonies in our industry and to make it through to the final two is incredible.
“We decided to enter the awards off the back of a really good 2018/19 year for us.
“Our turnover and profit both grew significantly and I think we are getting the recognition we deserve after an extraordinary year.
“I was really proud of the results we posted as a business last year and felt entering the awards was a good chance to give my team something to celebrate.”
Jark Norfolk Ltd will find out if they have been successful at a gala dinner on Friday November 15th, held in Birmingham at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.
Kelly said for her business to be shortlisted at the same time that the construction sector is dealing with economic uncertainty over Britain’s departure from the European Union makes the shortlisting even more special.
She said: “All of the team at Jark Norfolk have put in longer hours and gone the extra mile the source and supply high quality candidates for East Anglian construction companies over the past year.
“Hopefully winning this award will be the recognition that my team deserve for their continued effort and we will be able to put Jark Norfolk on the map.”
Paul Mizen, Managing Director of The Recruit Venture Group who helped Kelly to launch her business is wishing Jark Norfolk all the best.
“It would be great to see Kelly and her team go on and be crowned best recruitment agency it would show exactly what is possible when you launch your own business and have a drive to succeed.
“Kelly and her team have worked really hard to overcome the challenges facing the construction sector and they have consistently gone the extra mile to deliver for their candidates and clients.”