A Recruitment Career That Is Different by Design

Welcome to Heat. We’re a specialist recruitment agency that’s different by design, operating within Digital & Technology, Financial Services, Insurance, Legal, Sales and Public Sector.

Our business is built on our core values and beliefs and a shared mission to improve people’s lives through work, and we have worked hard to build a collaborative culture where everyone feels empowered to become the best version of themselves.

Steve Preston


Our Strategic Pillars

Our pillars are at the heart of everything we do at Heat, and they have an impact on the whole business. The pillars were devised through internal discussions around where we want to be as a business, defining not just what we want our successes to be, but how we want to be successful. This discussion allowed everyone in the business to define how we wanted to set ourselves apart and make a difference within our industry.

These were then refined in order to ensure that what we are aiming to achieve and our ambitions as a business were in line with our core beliefs and values. Now, the pillars serve as a reminder of what we want to stand for and they keep us rounded, so that everyone can keep what our intentions as a business are in sight. Keeping these pillars evenly balanced is the key to achieving this.

  • Culture

    Development of a values driven culture, underpinned by core behaviours that drive sustainable high performance.

  • Experience

    Drive candidate and client loyalty and key account growth through exceptional service levels and results.

  • Development

    A robust talent acquisition and management process designed to attract, retain and develop a diverse range of people who are clearly aligned to the business values.

  • Innovation

    Seek out, invest in and adopt innovative, market leading technologies that enhance the service offering to our customers, improve operational efficiency and enhance our capability to deliver on the overall business strategy.

Inside Heat

The Importance of Post-Interview Feedback

Senior Consultant Valerie Baranova discusses the importance of providing post-interview feedback to candidates in the hiring process, in order to safeguard the reputation of your business.

Heat’s Charity Round Up for 2023

It's been another great year for charity initiatives at Heat...

Heat Recruitment Ltd announces joining the Smart Solutions Group

In an exciting new chapter for both parties, Heat Recruitment Limited has successfully joined the Smart Solutions Group...

Our Story

From extremely humble beginnings as a startup of 5 employees based in our CEO Steve’s garden shed, Heat has grown and evolved hugely over the years. We’ve managed to retain our values as we’ve scaled as a business, and it is the retention of this core shared mission that has made Heat the business it is today. Right now, we’re at a pivotal and exciting point in the business’ history: with ambitious projects in the pipeline, we are hitting new heights of success and expanding exponentially.

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Glassdoor Reviews

Heat Recruitment is a team of Specialist Recruitment Consultants operating within the Engineering, Financial Services, Insurance, Digital & Technology and Legal sectors since 2005.

  • Current Employee

    “A breath of fresh air. Hybrid working, clear milestones to hit to be promoted, regular HR check ins to make sure everything is going okay, friendly and welcoming”


    CEO Approval

  • Current Employee

    “Great, welcoming place to work. Heat is constantly evolving to ensure everyone’s thoughts are listened to and accommodated. This includes company-wide commission structure changes (no threshold!), significant pay reviews and working from home policy.”


    CEO Approval

  • Current Employee

    “Progress & Progression! Heat has always been good but they have really hit their stride since the pandemic, they have reacted quickly to the changing demands of the workforce with remote working and flexitime on offer.”


    Positive Outlook

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