Dedicated to your recruitment needs

With many years experience in the recruitment industry our
“can-do” proactive approach sets us apart in a competitive market place.

Who we are?

Established in 2007 KES Solutions UK provides permanent, temporary and interim recruitment solutions to businesses throughout the UK. Our ongoing presence in the North East has grown in recent years and we have further developed our expansion in working with businesses in North Yorkshire, The Midlands and Southern England.

Why Choose Us?

Clients and candidates choose KES Solutions UK as their recruitment partner because our service is built on honesty, innovation and determination to achieve results. Our philosophy is that if our clients are happy then our business will grow therefore as a result your satisfaction is our main focus.

Our Aim

We will work in partnership with you to ensure your recruitment needs are met whether it be recruiting multiple numbers of temporary workers or finalising a permanent placement of senior staff. “Our aim is to be the most cost effective recruitment provider with the highest level of service in the industry”.

Meet Our Team

Kelly Swann

Kelly Swann

Managing Director

Starting as a Consultant in 2002 working for an International Recruitment Agency, I progressed through to Branch Manager and then Area Manager before establishing KES Solutions UK in 2007. We have exponentially grown since the company’s inception and I firmly believe this is due to our honest approach and high standards. The ethos that runs through our business is to treat clients and candidates with the utmost respect and always ensure to keep our integrity.

 Lee Swann

Lee Swann

Financial Director

I started my career working in  Accounts in the Head Office of a regional business. In 1997 my career path shifted when I was selected as one of only fifteen people that year to undertake training as a RAF Physical Training Instructor. I have sinced gained over 10 years of experience in management and budgetary/accounting responsibility in the military, leisure and engineering industries before joining KES Solutions in 2012.

 Heather Croft

Heather Croft

Branch Manager

A Senior Consultant with a Degree in Business Management. I specialise in Technical Recruitment with 7 years experience in the recruitment industry. My main focus is within the Chemical and Automotive Manufacturing sectors although I have experience across a range of industries. I am responsible for the full Recruitment Life Cycle. I joined KES in 2012 and promoted to a Senior Consultant in 2015 and Branch Manager in December 2016.

Matthew Harrison

Matthew Harrison

Industrial Recruitment Specialist

I joined KES Solutions in January 2017. Having only experienced a recruitment role briefly as an apprentice my role at KES as an industrial consultant is my first full time recruitment position. I have many years sales experience working with EE both as an Inbound Customer Advisor and a Retail Advisor. I hope to use these skills to develop business opportunities at KES Solutions and progress into a senior consultant role within the company.

April Parkin

April Parkin

Resourcer

I joined KES Solutions UK Ltd in June 2016 as a Resourcing Specialist. Prior to this I spent two years working for a national agency as an Industrial Recruitment Consultant and I worked for many years in customer services before that. During my time in recruitment I have realised that my passion is working with clients to resource for roles as well as helping candidates find the perfect job – My skill is matching candidates to the right job.

Cheryl Mowbray

Cheryl Mowbray

Account Manager

I have over 10 years experience within the recruitment industry, starting out in administration and moving onto a recruitment and Account Management role. I have excellent knowledge and skills to enable me to find the right candidate for your company. Specialising in volume contracts I have a dedicated and methodical approach. Currently I am dealing with both manufacturing and contact centre contracts.

Hannah Robson

Hannah Robson

Account Manager

I started with KES Solutions in October 2015. I have over 10 years recruitment experience within industrial and commercial sectors. My main roles have been managing and resourcing for large volume accounts such as automotive, food production and contact centres. My role is to resource, screen and interview potential candidates for all live vacancies. I am also responsible for the day to day running of some of our main contact centre accounts.

 Jade Claughan

Jade Claughan

Administrator

After successfully completing Level 3 Networking and Programming in college, I started at KES Solutions UK Ltd in April 2013 doing a Level 3 Business and Administration Apprenticeship, which has since been completed. I am responsible for all the administrative duties as well as marketing and advertising. I also help with resourcing when needed and have a good knowledge of the recruitment process.