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Public Safety and National Security

Defence & Security

The Defence & Security sector represents over 20% of our group’s overall revenue, and a higher proportion of placement numbers, with circa 30% of our annual placements being for security cleared positions.

We have a significant footprint in Defence & Security, where we hold one of the largest permanent recruitment solutions in the market.

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Our Defence & Security specialism

We have operated within the Defence & Security sector since our inception in 1984 and a large proportion of our revenue is in this space. Our Defence & Security team comprises 20 experienced consultants focused on delivering niche-skilled engineering, technology and business support resource to the Defence & Security sector.

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We have over 1,000 contractors on assignment within the Defence & Security sector, making circa 2,000 placements per year. We invoiced 51 clients in the Defence & Security sector last financial year, covering all UK locations, from Glasgow and Barrow-in-Furness to Portsmouth and Plymouth.

Our teams covers our clients’ entire resourcing needs across land, sea, air & cyber domains for all Engineering, Manufacturing Technology and Business Support skill sets:


  • Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Quality Engineers
  • ILS/Reliability/Supportability Engineers
  • Safety Engineers
  • Assembly and Production Technicians
  • Testers and Inspectors
  • Manufacturing and Production Engineers
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Electricians
  • Fitters
  • Welders


  • Software Engineers/Developers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Electronic Engineers
  • Enterprise/Solution/Technical Architects
  • AI & Robotics
  • Cloud
  • DevOps
  • Information Security and Governance
  • Network Security

Business Support

  • Project/Programme Managers
  • Project/Programme Planners
  • Instructional Designers
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Managers
  • Finance (Clerk to CFO)
  • Subcontracts/Commercial specialists
  • Business Development/Bids/Marketing
  • HR (Administrator to HRD)

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