The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport is responsible for delivering the government’s policy on arts and culture, communications and media, sport and tourism. Its primary objective is to drive growth, enrich lives and promote Britain abroad, and by protecting and promoting our cultural and artistic heritage, DCMS helps the UK gain a unique advantage on the global stage.
A2Dominion is one of the leading Housing Associations in the UK and prides itself on being a housing company with a social purpose. Based in London and Southern England, A2Dominion has been building and maintaining quality housing, and building communities for over 70 years. It is part of the G15, the largest group of charitable Housing Associations in London, housing 1 in 10 Londoners and building 1 in 4 new houses in the capital.
The Anglican Communion is one of the world’s largest Christian communities. It has tens of millions of members in more than 165 countries around the globe.
The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) is a non-ministerial government department that regulates and oversees the companies that operate the UK's gas and electricity networks.
Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group (BLMK CCG) are responsible for commissioning healthcare services for the almost 1 million people living in BLMK.
The Royal College of Surgeons of England is a professional membership organisation and registered charity, which exists to advance patient care. The organisation supports over 28,000 members in the UK and internationally by improving their skills and knowledge, facilitating research and developing policy and guidance.
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is a statutory regulator of a range of health and care professions in the UK including physiotherapists, radiographers and speech and language therapists. The HCPC’s function is to set and maintain standards for those professions, with the objective of protecting the public.
Catalyst Housing is one of the UK’s leading housing providers in London and the home counties, managing over 34,000 homes. Its purpose is to provide homes people love, regardless of tenure type while creating communities and neighbourhoods that can flourish and grow.
Ibstock Place School is an independent co-educational day school for pupils aged 4 to 18. The School has a strong family ethos and provides a rich variety of opportunity in a friendly, supportive atmosphere.
Save the Children is a global movement made up of national member organisations. The UK is the oldest and one of the biggest members. They are an organisation that raises funds for their global work and advocate for children internationally and in Britain. Save the Children UK supports children to learn, grow and become who they want to be.
Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s oldest international wildlife conservation organisation. The charity has been shaping and influencing conservation practice since its foundation in 1903.
The focus of the charity is on protecting biodiversity (the diversity of life on Earth), which underpins healthy ecosystems and is critical for the life-support systems that humans and all other species rely on. Its mission is to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, and they have the support of a number of patrons and supporters, from HRH The Duke of Cambridge to Sir David Attenborough.
Platform Housing Group is a social housing organisation that specialises in the rent and sales of new homes across the UK, developing around 2,000 homes per annum. The group was formed from a merger in late 2019 and upon the appointment of a new CFO in April of last year they began the process of restructuring their finance and procurement departments.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) supports ministers in shaping policy that delivers the government’s objectives – helping people to live more independent, healthier lives for longer.
Action for Children is a large children’s charity aimed at protecting, helping and supporting vulnerable children and young people, and their families, in the UK. The charity operates over 475 services across the UK, helping a combined total of 368,648 children in 2019 and 2020.
Warrington Hospital is a leading district general hospital, which focuses on emergency and urgent care. The hospital specialises in critical care, stroke, cardiac and surgical units with a new £7 million critical care unit, and is home to Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s accident and emergency department.
Kidney Research UK is the nation’s largest charity that funds research on the prevention, treatment and management of kidney disease. The charity’s aim is to stop kidney disease destroying lives, and to free people from the restrictions, fear, anxiety and life-limiting nature that comes with the disease.
With kidney failure numbers increasing, alongside rising diabetes and obesity, the charity is more determined than ever to end kidney disease and give people the power to live better lives.
Crimestoppers Trust is a registered, independent crime-fighting charitable organisation in the UK. Separate from the police force, the charity runs a helpline that allows anyone to report a crime or suspicious behaviour anonymously.
NHS Blood and Transplant is the organisation that manages blood donation services in England and transplant services across the UK. They are a unique organisation within the healthcare landscape and contribute to worldwide research and development around donation, transfusion and transplant practices.
Established in 1884 and incorporated by Royal Charter, The NSPCC is the UK's leading children’s charity. We are proud to partner with and have had the pleasure of working with the NSPCC on six succsessful campaigns.
L&Q is a charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social enterprises, we are proud to partner with such a formidable force. The group houses around 250,000 people in more than 105,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East.
"Overall, I have been very impressed with the level of service, knowledge and expertise of the team and have no hesitation in recommending them. As a result of their support, we have managed to fill some of our most specialist posts with no outstanding vacancies across the whole directorate.”
Chief of Staff
“Robertson Bell provided a prompt, modern and professional recruitment service. The candidate videos were a helpful innovation for the initial sifting, and they handled all of the candidate interactions well. I’d definitely use them again.”
Conrad Hall, Chief Finance Officer
Robertson Bell is proud to partner with The Bar Council, the approved Regulator for the Bar of England and Wales. The organisation also represents over 16,000 practising barristers, and supports the efficient operation of criminal and civil courts by providing a diverse talent pool from which a significant proportion of the judiciary is drawn.
Tower Hamlets Homes is an award-winning ALMO (Arm’s Length Management Organisation) that provides housing services to the local community. Robertson Bell was thrilled to be able to assit with sourcing high qualify finance professionals for such a crucial and important cause.
Robertson Bell is proud to partner with The Cabinet Office, a ministerial department with responsibility for providing support to the Prime Minister and ensuring the effective running of government.
"The highest compliment I can give is that this process has felt very much as if it was all WaterAid rather than WaterAid and Robertson Bell, you fitted us so well. Thank you for your support”
Director of Finance and Resources
NEL CSU handle nearly 10% of the total NHS budget managing contracts worth over £10bn, we are rpoud to work with such an important and pivotal organisation.
Robertson Bell is proud to be a partner to The Royal College of Nursing, the world’s largest nursing union and professional body. Representing over 435,000 members, the organisation is engaged in the advancement of nursing standards, education and practice.
Founded in 2006 by The Duke of Sussex and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, Sentebale is an international charity that supports vulnerable children in Lesotho, Botswana and Malawi. Working with local grassroots organisations to reach out to young victims of extreme poverty and the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Sentebale empowers at-risk children to lead healthy and productive lives.
“The service, help and support I have received from Robertson Bell, recruiting a number of finance positions across the College of Policing has been excellent. Their innovative recruitment video platform, ‘In-Sight’, proved very helpful and a great addition to the CV’s in assessing candidates due to our national based interview panel members. The quality of candidates allowed us to get a view of the current market and they listened and understood what we were looking for. There were challenges with the recruitment, but Robertson Bell did everything that they could to ensure a smooth process as well as being open and honest at all times. I have no hesitation in using Robertson Bell for any further requirements that may arise.”
Founded in 1976 by the Prince of Wales, The Prince’s Trust helps young people aim higher. Last year, they supported 60,000 people in finding suitable jobs, education and training, we are extrmely proud to partner with such a valuable organisation who adds so much to communities across the country.
Operating in 80 local authority regions across England and Wales, Habinteg Housing Association builds and promotes accessible homes and communities providing a pivitol service for those in need. Robertson Bell are proud to partner with Habinteg and have successfully recruited to various role within the Finance team.
‘I engaged Robertson Bell to help find interim cover for a Senior Finance Business Partner vacancy I had in the team In December 2019. I had personally not used Robertson Bell before but had met with the head of Education division a few times and I was able to access them using the SUPC framework. The position required candidates to have specific experience Business Partnering with Faculties within Higher Education and to be available on short notice. They delivered a strong shortlist that met the required profile and we had a positive outcome with one candidate that excelled being offered and accepting a permanent contract’.
Deputy Director of Finance
St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of London’s most iconic landmarks and a world-renowned tourist attraction, yet as the mother church of the Diocese of London, it is also an important place of worship and prayer. As a registered charity, St. Paul’s’ impact reaches far beyond its walls – the organisation works with diverse partners to deliver impactful projects across a broad range of activities, and continually works to conserve and enhance the historic fabric of the building and the collections within.
Paradigm Housing provides over 15,000 affordable homes for sale or rent across London and the South East. Their mission is to help more people gain a home they can afford, and through the work of the Paradigm Foundation, to support the communities they serve. As a charitable organisation, all surplus revenues are reinvested in building new homes, with Paradigm targeting 600 new properties each year
For over 50 years, St Mungo’s has been at the forefront of efforts to tackle homelessness. With 17 outreach teams working across London and the south of England, the charity helps people who are sleeping rough to move away from the streets. Offering practical support through every step of their clients’ recovery from homelessness, St Mungo’s’ vision is for everyone to have a place they can call home.
The Government Property Agency is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office with responsibility for ensuring efficient and effective use of government real estate. Acting as an asset manager, landlord, service provider and strategic property advisor, the Agency deploys commercial property expertise in supplier negotiations to enhance value both for government and the taxpayer.
"Over the past year and half Robertson Bell have helped to fill several vacancies across the Trust's finance team, including many senior finance roles. They consistently provide good quality candidates that we are keen to interview and have played an important support role in the transformation of the Central and Trust-wide finance team. It is important to us that any recruitment firm understands our organisation, and Robertson Bell's knowledge of the academy sector is one of the reasons we think of them when positions open."
Deputy Finance Director
Peabody is one of London’s oldest and largest housing associations, managing 66,000 homes across the capital and the South East, and serving 17,500 care and support customers. By building and maintaining high-quality properties, working with local communities, and delivering reliably good services, their mission is to create positive change and improve people’s lives.
Operating for over 170 years, King’s College Hospital is one of the country’s leading NHS Foundation Trusts. Providing local services and operating as one of the capital’s busiest teaching hospitals, the organisation has a vision to become the best medical research campus in Europe.
The organisation has the freedom to build formal links with its local patient and staff communities, placing its work right at the core of the people it serves from Lambeth and Southwark to Lewisham and Bromley.
“The attention to detail in relation to our requirements is always consistent and precise. I have a very trusting working relationship with our main point of contact in the firm. Robertson Bell has met all our needs on recruitment to date, including during tight turnaround times for recruitment and ensured we have the most appropriate candidates to select from. We will continue to use Robertson Bell and build on our already very solid relationship.”
Octavia Housing is a not-for-profit organisation that provides thousands of people with affordable homes in inner London. Octavia follows clear and simple values which they expect staff to behave by to ensure excellent customer care and achieve their primary mission – to create good homes and better lives.
Public Health England was established in 2013 to bring together public health specialists from more than 70 organisations into a single public health service.