If you’re looking to sign with a London recruitment agency, sifting through the huge variety of companies out there can be the most difficult aspect of finding one.

With people wanting to move jobs and even change careers more regularly than ever before, there is a huge demand for recruitment agencies.

The latest Companies House data shows how 84% of all new recruitment company registrations in the UK took place between 2008 and 2018.

But if you’re London-based and searching for a recruitment agency that will help you find your next role and support you through your career, where do you start?

We’ve rounded up the best ones in the capital right now, sharing their specialisms so you can find the one for you.

1. Huntress Group


Focuses: IT, accounting and finance

Location: Aldwych and Hammersmith

Huntress Group is determined to find the best people for roles in the technology industry as well as accounting and finance. The company has specially trained recruiters who are experts in these industries. They recruit in London as well as the rest of the UK.

2. Attic Recruitment


Focuses: PA and secretarial

Location: Fitzrovia

If you’re looking for your next PA or secretarial role, get in touch with Attic-Recruitment. The company prides itself on really caring for the candidates it works with, providing a first-class service and feedback throughout.

3. Myriad Recruitment

Focuses: Data warehousing, business intelligence, and data and analytics

Location: Covent Garden

This agency sources for candidates looking for very technical, data-focused roles and will help you find a job which suits your lifestyle, whether permanent, temporary or contract.

4. Boyce Recruitment

Focuses: TV and broadcast, media and PR

Location: Farringdon

If you’re looking for an exciting new role in one of these creative industries, look no further than Boyce to help you out! Boyce Recruitment will support you even if you’re changing career and they are keen on helping people looking for multilingual jobs.

5. CBS Butler


Focuses: Engineering, manufacturing, and technology

Location: Based in Redhill but recruit for London too

In 2019 they won the Gold Trusted Service Award from feefo, reflecting the great service they offer to both candidates and clients. CBS is dedicated to recruiting highly skilled individuals into engineering and manufacturing roles, so check them out if that’s where you’re headed.

6. ReThink Recruitment

Focuses: Energy and healthcare

Location: Borough

For anyone hoping to use their science qualifications, this could be the agency for you as ReThink help place people into all sorts of roles across energy and healthcare. Specialists at the company know a lot about these industries and are very passionate about recruiting for them.

7. Morgan McKinley`


Focuses: Banking and finance

Location: Holborn

As winners of the Best Banking and Financial Recruitment Agency UK category in the 2015 Recruiter Awards, Morgan McKinley offers fantastic support if you’re looking for a job in banking.

8. Mise en Place

Focuses: Food, catering and hospitality

Location: Mayfair

Mise en Place specialise in catering and hospitality recruitment in London and around the world. They advertise for roles including chefs and sous chefs, general managers and food and beverage managers at some of London’s top hotels, pubs and restaurants.