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Why Covent Garden Recruitment?

History and experience are on our side! Covent Garden Recruitment (CGR) are a well-known and respected boutique consultancy based in the heart of London’s Covent Garden, recruiting for a wide range of London and Home County companies and organisations, across all aspects of office support staff.

One thing that really distinguishes us from the crowd – is the length of our experience! Covent Garden Recruitment (CGR) has over 30 years of experience across its consultancy teams. They listen and understand the needs and concerns of you, the client. Getting it right the first time is paramount. Building and sustaining partnerships is key – knowing that getting the best result each time will always lead to a happy, long term and mutually beneficially working relationship.

Although recruitment looks a bit different now – our core values remain, as does our approach to helping you, as the client find the best people to fit in with both you and your needs and wants together with that of the candidates needs and aspirations!

At Covent Garden we pride ourselves on our close-knit teamwork. For clients, this means that they get the benefit of all our combined years of experience and expertise. Going the extra mile, listening harder and offering a solution driven recruitment process can only lead to one thing – a happy and everlasting partnership! Call us – we would be very keen to explain and explore more…

Recruiting the right people

So, whether you’re looking for a permanent candidate, need to book a short-term temp or have a fixed term contract that needs filling (maternity/paternity?), we are here to listen and help! Skills and experience are all discussed and tested and only those candidates that really ‘fit the bill’ will be sent your way. We know you mean business and we know ours…let’s build that partnership!  

Preferred supplier

Covent Garden is the PSL supplier to a wide range of high-profile organisations – the recognition of a consistently reliable and professional service with the aim of building and sustaining those long-term business partnerships.

Competitive advantage – Sector specific

Our Clients come to us because they know we focus specifically on their sector – as do our candidates – offering a winning combination. Giving you the client, the confidence in the knowledge that we at CGR ‘know our client’ and their needs from the get-go!

Here is a summary of some of our areas of expertise:

Charities and education

Our clients in the Charity, Education and Public Sector world rely on CGR to provide them with top level candidates who are used to working within a strict framework where attention to detail and adherence to policies and procedures is paramount.

From specialist fundraising and project staff, to general administrative support assistance, keeping things running smoothly – we can help!

Fundraising * Projects * Exams * Training * PA and Secretarial * Admin * HR * Reception

Property, architects and engineering

We recruit for many Architects and Engineering firms across the City, from boutique Creatives to large International Groups.  We understand the need to find the best support for project teams, including skilled team assistants /secretaries with Indesign knowledge, Document Controllers that you can trust with your project documentation and finance staff to support you with project billing.

Project Administrators * Team Secretaries * Finance and Accounts * Document Controllers

For Property firms, whether the focus is on property management, investment, development or consultancy, we can assist with finding the right support staff to suit the roles in question.

Whether it’s a Secretary for the Ratings or Valuations Team, an experienced account assistant for Finance or the need for an office manager to keep the office running smoothly, we can help.

Secretarial * HR * Administration * Reception * Office Management * Accounts

Professional membership and regulatory bodies

CGR is very well known for the service we provide to the Membership Sector across Central London.  Clients come to us as they know we specialise and really understand how these sectors work.  From Associations, to Institutes, Academic Bodies and Royal Colleges, we can provide the full range of staff.  Our reputation and experience help us to attract the best candidates with the relevant range and experience as required by the sector. So, if you are in any of these specialist areas of Policy, Education, Membership Services, Events etc – do call us – you will not be disappointed.

Also, for Regulatory Bodies we provide staff on a daily basis to assist with all areas of Fitness to Practise including Case Work, Hearings and Registrations.

Policy * Education * Membership * Committees * Marketing and Events * Fitness to Practise

Media and creative

In the growing area of digital media, we understand that the right skills are key to keeping your business at the cutting edge.  Large media groups come to us for the full range of staff with digital and publishing experience who can hit the ground running.

Smaller boutique publishing and creative firms trust us to find the best editorial, production, SEO and support staff to add value to their business.

Social Media * Marketing * CRM * Websites * Editorial * Production * SEO*

Business financial accountancy

London’s leading businesses and finance companies need the crème de la crème of support staff.  We understand this and will search for the top PAs, the most professional of receptionists, competent HR and capable facilities staff and finance / accounts people that they can trust. 

PAs * Secretarial * HR * Accounts * Reception * Compliance * Business Development


We assist a broad range of Solicitors and Barristers Chambers across the West End and City. We also work with many of the high-profile legal membership bodies / organisations. 

Legal secretaries and PAs, accounts staff with WIP experience, Junior Clerks and business development managers are all areas of recruitment where we have solid experience.

Our temporary receptionists are well known across many of the Chambers as we provided tried, tested and trusted temps with sector relevant experience day in and day out!

Legal Secretaries * HR * Accounts * Reception * Business Development *

…want to hear more or see how we work – call us on 020 3675 8800 or email Gemma via There is no time like NOW …so please don’t waste it!