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About Us

Driven by people, led by values and focused on our purpose

Welcome to one of the fastest growing recruitment agencies in the South West.

Established in 1980, Smith and Reed have gained a reputation for supplying a quality recruitment service to a wide range of companies in the South West, providing a diverse vacancy portfolio for individuals seeking permanent or temporary work.

We take time to fully understand each client and candidate, ensuring that each role is the perfect fit.

Our Philosophy

As one of the leading recruiters across the South West, our values remain a priority when establishing relationships and offering a top-quality service:

Established for over 40 years

We cover a wide range of sectors

We have a well populated and up to date candidate database

We have high performing job board advertising campaigns

We have in-house Payroll Management with online timesheet portal

We have a strong culture with long standing employees

We have a commitment to high service levels - Our team members have industry specific accreditations in terms of HR and finance and have a high level of business acumen

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    People are at the heart of our business and this is reflected in everything that we do. With respect, inclusion, and diversity, we deliver a better working culture.

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    Adopting a more creative and convenient working experience whilst thinking outside of the box. We offer a fresh approach to meet business needs, ensuring motivation and high morale remain integral.

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    We value ideas over hierarchy. We pull together, challenge constructively and communicate effectively. When we focus on our strengths and lean into the strengths of others, we can make the impossible, possible.

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    Through innovation, we generate solutions and raise the bar, both within our workplace and throughout our industry. Inspiring actions, encouraging curiosity, and developing new ideas. 

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    Forever learning, adapting, and building on our expertise. In a rapidly changing market, we aim to stay ahead of the game and consider continuous improvement a priority.

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    No secrets. We say what we mean and mean what we say. We believe in respectful, honest and open communication alongside hard work and passion for what we do.


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