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About us

Motivated by a mission to bridge the STEM skills gap 

Since our doors opened in 1984, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) recruitment companies, connecting more than 10,000 clients around the globe with industry-leading contract and permanent talent. 

This growth has been fuelled by a clear purpose - to provide the skills needed to build a better future, one job at a time.

Connecting the right people with the right projects

By connecting the right people with the right projects, and creating valuable resources to support candidates and employers, we want to show that STEM careers are both exciting and accessible to everyone.

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Award-winning recruitment expertise

To connect bright STEM prospects with the right companies, we blend our award-winning recruitment expertise and data-led market analytics, providing innovative solutions for technical workforce challenges. 

We service clients in the infrastructure, defence, energy, technology and mobility sectors, offering specialist knowledge across all of these key industries. 

As a leading UK recruiter, we pride ourselves on maintaining exceptional service standards for both candidates and clients, pairing the most talented prospects with ambitious companies to deliver real-world change. 

Every year, we help:



Contractors take on new STEM assignments



Clients bridge their STEM skills gap



Candidates find their next STEM job role

We’re part of a close, growing family that shares the same goal

Meet our sister company, Gattaca Solutions

Gattaca Solutions’ award-winning workforce programmes solutions are trusted by industry leaders that need rapid access to quality permanent and contingent talent at scale, with 3 services that provide fulfilment across all required positions: 

  • Flexible workforce solutions (MSP)
  • Permanent workforce solutions (RPO)
  • Total workforce solutions

By tapping into specialist expertise across an established network, Gattaca Solutions is able to deliver high-performing and fully-bespoke recruitment solutions. 

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Introducing our affiliate firm, Gattaca Projects

Gattaca Projects is an established statement of work solutions provider, helping businesses in the engineering and technology sectors to complete high-priority assignments through end-to-end project management. 

The business offers dedicated support across four primary markets: 

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Defence
  • Banking & Finance 

Gattaca Projects’ specialist services can be deployed on-site or remotely - so you can access critical project support wherever it’s needed. 

Discover our sister brand, Barclay Meade

Specialists in professional staffing, Barclay Meade’s team of consultants are trusted by businesses like NATS and Leonardo to source talent that fits requirements, exceeds expectations, integrates with their culture and leaves a lasting impression. 

Barclay Meade operates across 4 key disciplines:

  • HR & Talent
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Sales & Marketing

If you need professional staffing solutions that are tailored to your specific business needs, Barclay Meade will deliver. 

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