Our expert technical recruitment service delivers the talent you need as part of a simple, easy-access service.

Simply send us your vacancies, and a consultant specialising in your market and skill area will be in touch to advise you on market conditions, engage passive and active candidate communities, and deliver a shortlist of top-tier talent for you to select from.  

No placement, no fee. Simple.




Why our clients love FlexRecruit

Our SME clients hiring <5 vacancies love this service because they get access to Barclay Meade's core service of expert recruitment in STEM skill areas, as part of a quick and easy service. It's also a great way of testing out our delivery capability before establishing a closer partnership with additional services.

The key features and benefits of the service include:


compliant and fair recruitment

No placement, no fee. A success-based model that minimises your risk and commitment

best professional services recruiters

Work with market-leading recruitment consultants specialising in professional services disciplines

professional services talent pools

Extensive talent pools of 1m+ STEM and technical candidates


specialist professional services recruitment consultants

Access to a range of best-in-class candidate attraction tools & resources

compliant recruitment

A fully compliant service from an AIM-listed organisation accredited to ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, RISQS, CyberEssentials ConstructionLine

bolt on recruitment services

Access to a broad range of bolt-on services to boost your talent attraction potential




How does FlexRecruit compare?




- FlexRecruit - SelectRecruit ProjectRecruit PartnerRecruit

Who is this suitable for?

< 5 vacancies

Campaigns of 1-10 vacancies

Campaigns of 10+ vacancies

100+ vacancies per annum 

Service lifespan

For each vacancy

For each campaign

For each project


Partnership level

Flexible service – exclusivity not essential

Exclusivity required for each vacancy

Two-way commitment – exclusivity required for duration of campaign

Ongoing partnership – volume recruitment required

Commercial model % mark-up applied to contractor charge rate or permanent starting salary, payable upon successful placement.

Either as % mark-up applied to contractor charge rate or permanent starting salary, or ‘retained’.

We recommend 'retained' or 'payment on milestones' models but are happy to discuss 'payment on delivery' models.

Custom-made commercial models including pay monthly, pay-per-placement, or a combination of the two.



Access to expert STEM & technical recruiters



Access to extensive talent pools of 1m+ candidates



Access to targeted job boards & attraction tools



A fully-compliant, ISO-accredited service



Dedicated support from our expert Fulfilment team



Accountability &


Accountability for vacancy fulfilment*   ​​✔

Bespoke SLAs to meet your needs


Dedicated Account/Project Manager



Tailored project plan to meet hiring timeframes



Performance Reporting & MI




Enhanced Value &


Use of video candidate engagement software


Tailored talent insight report

(Optional) £2,000 per report ​​✔ 1 free report per skill

✔ 3 free reports per skill

✔ Free & unlimited reports

Bespoke diversity recruitment campaigns



✔ Subject to further cost


Enhanced interviewing & onboarding support



✔ Subject to further cost ​​✔

[Client]-branded talent attraction & marketing services

Available as a bolt on at full cost

Available as a bolt on at discounted rates

Available as a bolt on at heavily discounted rates

Available as a bolt on at heavily discounted rates

*subject to further qualification, and adequate provision of vacancy information and timely responses from the client

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