10 Reasons Why LWR2022-11-22T10:23:20+00:00



Lucy Walker Recruitment is more than another recruitment agency …. We are an integral part of our Partners’ success and growth.


  • 1. We are an established Owner managed Consultancy, where our founder and Managing Director, Lucy Walker, is still actively involved at the “coal face” ensuring our Visions and Values and Service Charter is adhered to with everything we do.

  • 2.  Our size means we are adaptable to our clients needs and can deliver significant bespoke, high quality Temporary, Contract and Permanent staffing solutions as well as outplacement support to a range of Organisations of varying sizes throughout the North of England. This is demonstrated by our Testimonials and Case Studies.

  • 3. Over 90% of our business is repeat business from clients which hopefully demonstrates to you that we have a successful formulae based on strong working relationships with our existing clients over two decades.

  • 4.  Our LWR by Numbers page simply demonstrates our achievements, capabilities and experience to deliver proven results.

  • 5.  Over the last 30 years, we have developed an extensive network of contacts. One of the biggest challenges in the current recruitment climate is that only around 15% of the available talent pool are ‘active’ in the ‘job market’ at any one time, which means you could be potentially be limiting your search for the best person with some recruiters and recruiting methods. However, the LWR network, honed over 3 decades means we are able to approach and introduce to you passive candidates not actively seeking a new role but who are still open to opportunities at the same time. These are candidates we have previously identified from our career discussions with them and who trust us to exclusively introduce to them potential career opportunities.

  • 6. We are innovative and thought leaders in our area of expertise. Our download resources are extensive. They include Salary Surveys and Market Reports in addition to our regular blog articles, which have seen us recently nominated to be in the Top 100 recruitment blogs. This means you have a wealth of valuable additional resource at your fingertips. Additionally, we are keen to encompass new ideas, concepts and techniques as shown with our new engage  delivery platform which is proving a success.

  • 7.  Our People. We have a highly experienced team of recruiters and support staff with significant and varied recruitment experience who will provide you with dedicated account management. Within the team we also have extensive market and industry-specific knowledge enabling us to provide you with a wealth of additional information to assist your recruitment processes.

  • 8. Our Consultative approach means we insist on meeting all of our Clients and Candidates face to face. This should be standard approach we believe but sadly it’s not. We want to fully immerse ourselves in your culture, people, corporate ambitions, your strategy and  your challenges as only then can we effectively sale your business and opportunities to what we believe our the right candidates in our network.

  • 9.  Leading recruitment authority Greg Savage says “Recruitment is Marketing.” We 100% agree with this. That’s why, we are rare amongst recruiters of our size by employing dedicated in house marketing professionals who are actively involved in both the talent acquisition strategies and requirements of our clients and in attempting to seek the exclusivity of our candidates by demonstrating regular contact aligned with extremely informative content and guides to assist their career needs. The benefits of this are significant for all parties and demonstrate our desire to provide an unrivalled service.

  • 10.  Our Guarantees. Depending on which of our recruitment platforms you use,  in the rare circumstances that the offered candidate doesn’t work out we will find you a replacement free of charge within the first 12 months of their employment. This is very rare within the industry but shows the faith we have in our processes providing you with the right candidate.