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That Pieday Feeling

Hard work has paid off this week at Start People, in particular for last weeks new member to the FMCG team - Jonny Stitch. This week he has enthused the knowledge learnt through training into each call and scored himself two client visits to take place next week. Both prospect clients are London Bakery and Confectionary specialists, a sector Jonny already has a strong understanding of from his culinary background. In his second week of recruitment Jonny is already showing fantastic progress a...

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 10 Mar 2017

Onwards and Expanding

To ensure continued growth throughtout 2017 and build on the foundations of our core sector specialities, Start People are happy to introduce our two new Recruitment Consultants to the Manchester office. This week we welcome Jonny Stitch to join our up and coming FMCG team as a bakery and confectionery specialist. Coming from a food background we are already seeing his transferrable skills and industry knowledge impressing a number of prospect clients. Our next newcomer is Callum Sheridan who...

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 03 Mar 2017

January Additions

Following our 2017 expansion plans, this week saw the arrival of two new faces at Start People’s Manchester Head Office. Richard Heseltine joins our up-and-coming specialist FMCG team, coming from a food background, he has hands on experience within the industry. In his first week he has already organised two prospect client visits. Tadas Jankauskas joins our thriving Automotive Team, our continued success in this sector provides all our new staff the infrastructure and knowledge base to add ...

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 03 Feb 2017

Road Trip: Autosport International

While most of us are still suffering from those January Blues, weighed under with paperwork and struggling to get back into the work routine, for our Automotive Team it’s a different kind of story. Last week Start People’s automotive specialists took a business trip down to The Autosport International Show at the grand NEC in Birmingham. Autosport International is an annual four-day event motor show catering for both automotive industry professionals and motorsport fans. For the guys, it was ...

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 20 Jan 2017


As 2016 draws to a close, the team at Start People would like to reflect on what a successful second year it has been. We've had a great year thanks to our fantastic clients (thank-you!) as we continue to surpass growth plans. We look forward to working with you in 2017! We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! (Here's a happy photo of the Manchester office and their Christmas Jumper efforts)

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 23 Dec 2016

Welcome Gianluca

November has proven to be a busy yet successful month here at Start People, especially for the new addition to our Automotive Team. Trainee Automotive consultant, Gianluca began his Start People journey back in October with no previous sales or recruitment experience. However, with invaluable training from his mentors, a helping hand from his colleagues and no shortage of motivation, Gian has already earnt his first perm placement for a Production Operative with a brand new Automotive client....

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 02 Dec 2016


As part of all the Halloween celebrations, the Start People team got into the spirit and entered into a fancy dress competition with prizes for the most thrilling costume. Our judges had great fun deciding on the winning outfit and despite a really close finish, Samson has been crowned the winner entertaining us dressed as the Big Bad Wolf. We were all really impressed with his interpretation of his character – check him out in his dressing gown (pictured below). The question is – which outfi...

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 02 Nov 2016

Team Automotive New Additions

With October seeming to be a busy month here at Start People, we haven’t yet got round to introducing our two new members of the Automotive Team. Last week we welcomed Ollie and Gian who will both be working alongside Naomi and Pete to conquer the automotive market. Starting with a blank canvas, the guys are beginning to find their feet and we are extremely pleased with their progress already. Finishing a fast paced week, Ollie has signed off two vacancies with a new automotive client for Sal...

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 28 Oct 2016

Manchester one of the Top 3 UK Fastest Growing Economies

According to new figures, Manchester is now one of the top three of fastest growing city economies in the UK. During Q2 2016, the city climbed into third place after recording a 2.5% year-on-year increase in output and recorded a faster output increase than Inner London. The report has attributed much of Manchester’s success to growth in sectors such as business services and valued the city’s economy at £16bn, up from £15.8bn in Q1 where annual growth stood at 2.1%. Further, the UK Powerhouse...

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 06 Oct 2016

Start People’s Largest Recruitment Campaign

Start People embark on their largest recruitment campaign as our client ramps up temp volume for a number of exciting product launches. Over the past two weeks Donna and Debbie have spent over 40 hours screening and interviewing over 180 candidates to work at our major automotive client base in the West Midlands. With bookings ranging from Line Workers and Drivers to more skilled roles such as Mechanics and Electricians, the team have expanded our broad candidate base across Birmingham and th...

Author: Nina Yeulett
Published: 27 Sep 2016

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