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Kingdom acquires Manchester-based Contact Industrial Recruitment

Published 20th November, 2019 by Neil Nixon

Kingdom acquires Manchester-based Contact Industrial Recruitment

Kingdom has announced the recent acquisition of Contact Industrial Recruitment Ltd -

Founded in 1997, Contact Recruitment specialises in the recruitment sectors of driving, industrial, waste and recycling, and managed services. With an extensive portfolio of clients, Contact looks forward to using the Kingdom platform to develop further future recruitment growth throughout the UK. The Contact acquisition continues the strategic expansion plans of Kingdom.

Terry Barton, CEO of Kingdom, said: “Providing compliant workforce solutions has always been our core business strength. The acquisition of Contact not only seriously increases our recruitment sector market share but also offers our current and new customers a great national recruitment solution in an ever-changing regulatory landscape. Strategic acquisitions have always formed part of our growth strategy. It is extremely important that when we acquire a business that there is a culture and values fit to that of Kingdom. Throughout all our negotiations we were incredibly impressed with Michael McIntyre (CEO of Contact Recruitment) as a person and with what he has achieved. It will be very much `business as usual’ with the same great people providing the same great service. Kingdom will support, guide and enhance the integration of Contact with our expertise, technology and software solutions to deliver a new and dynamic premier national recruitment service called Kingdom Recruitment, so please give Michael a call.”

Michael McIntyre, owner and CEO of Contact Recruitment, said: “Joining the Kingdom family will open many new opportunities and will allow my team and I to offer our customers the full range of services Kingdom offers. The Kingdom leadership team and I share the same aspirations and I’m excited about being a key part in the journey which is being created through this acquisition. I will continue to drive our business forward and provide the same level of customer focused interaction that has been the bedrock of our great service.”

Photo shows: Michael Mcintyre, CEO of Contact Recruitment (left) with Terry Barton, CEO of Kingdom Services Group.

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