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Finding someone with the right skills and abilities is one thing but finding someone who is the right fit is another and this is something we have been able to do by working with Julie and her team at Able. For the last 15 or more years, in my various roles as hiring manager Julie has got to know our team and our culture and this means, that when we are presented with a candidate, we know that they have been carefully considered for our business and they haven’t just got some key words and qualifications in their CV.

Operations Manager – Major UK Training Provider

We are very selective of who we use when recruiting for our team as we look for more than just ‘terms of business’ and have developed good working relationships with Julie and her team over the years of which has allowed us to be open, honest and frank about candidate selection.

Operations Manager – leading Training Provider

Able Personnel have always been one of the best recruitment companies I have ever used. They are always friendly but very professional at the same time. They are fully aware of my requirements as a manager and the candidates that they send through have always been vetted before reaching me and have the right attributes for the role I am advertising. Julie Lawrence especially has always been a pleasure to deal with and nothing is too much trouble for her*

Operations Director– National Training Provider

Having recently moved jobs, I would highly recommend Able Personnel as a caring and professional agency. From start to finish, they communicated in a clear and honesty way – always following up on queries promptly and thoroughly. Able Personnel coordinated the whole process in a very efficient way and also followed up, post induction, to make sure I was happy in my new role. Moving from one job to another can be stressful, however, Able Personnel ensured that I had really positive experience.

David – Talent Coach

After applying for a vacancy that I had seen advertised, I had a call from Julie and one of her colleagues. Throughout the process of applying, interview and getting the job, it has been a very smooth process. The encouragement and support received from Able Personnel throughout the process has been fantastic. They were able to alleviate fears about a Skype interview, gave advice on questions I may be asked. I can’t thank them enough for their continued support even after accepting the job role at the client. Thanks again guys really appreciated everything you do and have done for me

Heather – Talent Coach

Julie is formidable. The initial consultation left me feeling confident and positive, not just for the role I had applied for but with Julie at Able Personnel. There are many recruitment companies that are impersonal and only looking for candidates that produce results. With Able Personnel, they look beyond education and qualifications, they want to place the right person within the correct role and company. Able Personnel instil their time learning about the candidate and whether they are the right ‘fit’ for a role. Able were contactable at any time necessary and advised me enhancing my confidence for interviews. I am very lucky to have worked closely with Able Personnel

Charlotte – IQA

Whenever we need you, you are there, You save us, from our own despair, We thank you we thank you for all you have done, Your fee’s are great, you never have to rebate, You know your stuff and that ain’t a bluff.

Manager. (A leading Business Communications Centre)!

The recruitment team at Able Personnel has provided our company with a friendly and professional service for many years. Quality not quantity is the philosophy with regards to candidate’s CV’s that are submitted for our perusal. Julie and the team take the time to listen to our requirements and with their help we have successfully filled many of our temporary and permanent vacancies.

Finance and Personnel Manager. (Leading Healthcare Company).

We have been using the services of Able Personnel for the last three years for both temporary and permanent staff. They conduct their business in a very professional manner but still retain a friendly working relationship, these two qualities results in a first class service. We are pleased to say that only suitable candidates are referred to us which makes our selection process straightforward. It is also pleasing that once we have taken on new staff Able take an active interest during the settling in period.

Office Manager (Solicitors).

“Our Company continues to enjoy a rapid and professional service from Able Personnel through the various positions we have advertised with them. Their responses are quick, and the candidates are of a high standard and they can be assured any future positions will be advertised through them”

General Manager. (Leading Vehicle Hire Company).

‘Able Personnel expertise and efficiency have been instrumental in finding the right staff for our business centre team.’

Manager. (Business Centre).

If you are looking for a first class Recruitment Agency, then stop your search!!! Able Personnel are a breath of fresh air when it comes to recruiting staff, whether it be for temporary or permanent positions. I have found Able to be extremely honest, which I believe to be of great importance as it stops all the time wasting that can be involved in recruiting staff. Able have provided me with an efficient service with an outstanding ability to ‘match’ candidates. Overall…..Professional, down to earth and remarkably friendly. I would, therefore, have no hesitation in highly recommending Able Personnel.

Assistant to the Directors. (Stainless Steel Providers).

Our company have used Able Personnel for a number of years for the recruitment of both temporary and permanent personnel, in roles ranging from Receptionists, Administrators to Project Engineers/Data Analysts. In my experience Able provide an extremely professional and efficient recruitment service, I know I can always rely on them to submit those candidates for interview who most closely match the skills and experience we are looking for. This saves a great deal of time and importantly is always done in the most professional and honest manner. Julie and Sean work closely with their clients and their enthusiasm, hard work and ‘hands-on’ approach is reflected by their reputation, providing a quality recruitment service that I would recommend to both clients and candidates.

PA to Managing Director. (Global Leader in the provision of Customer Counting Technology & Statistics)!

Able Personnel stand out from the crowd, they are undoubtedly a first class supplier of staff to our company. Unlike most others they have made a real effort to go that crucial extra mile, ensuring that they fully understand our complex recruitment requirements and processes. They consistently source high quality candidates, which has truly helped us cope with the pressure of a large scale, ongoing, recruitment campaign. The professional team always operate with integrity, they are also dedicated and an absolute pleasure to work with. I look forward to continuing with this successful relationship in the future.

European Recruiter. (Global Dealership Technology Provider)!

I would just like to express my gratitude for all of your efforts in handling our recruitment. It is so helpful to have access to you on all recruitment matters, and to have these matters handled with such professionalism. Our staffing structure is ever changing to meet the changing demands of our diverse business interests and we always rely upon Able to deal with our recruitment. From the initial job specification through to interviews and job offers, we feel 100% confident that we are being looked after by the best! I can honestly say that I have total confidence in dealing with Able, I am made to feel as if I am your most important client, you are professional, and have always produced a challenging line up of short list candidates for us to interview, often making our decision difficult because of the choice! Thank you!

Steve. Entrepreneur.

I have been working with Able Personnel for the past couple of years and I have found their services to be of exceptional excellent quality.
They have provided skilled candidates and matched the person specifications precisely.
They have also provided permanent placements that have proven to be of excellent quality and have remained with the company.
History has caused a resistance by me to use agencies, because of false promises and inadequate candidates, but Able have renewed my faith in agencies service and use.
Their honesty and candour is second to none, delivering what they say they will and being honest enough to say when they can’t.

Manager (UK’s Leading Driven Vehicle Delivery Specialist).

Able Personnel UK Ltd are a Job Agency that put you at ease from the moment you walk in the door, I found the location very easy to find as they kindly e-mailed a map and directions.
The staff were very pleasant, and I felt relaxed during the initial interview to register my details.
The advice and information I received prior to the interview for a vacancy was a great help.
The confidence boost and interview tips i received really gave me the edge in the interview.
It was reassuring to phone the Agency after the interview and get immediate feedback on how things went.
It was fantastic when they phoned me the next day to say that I had got the job!!!
I would recommend Able Personnel to friends looking for work as they are very professional but with a warm friendly attitude.
Thank you for your help in finding me a great job.


I wanted to thank you for your support and guidance back in February 2018.
You gave me the opportunity to go forward for a role which I successfully was offered. Since starting in March 2018 I have been sponsored by my employer through various qualifications and have recently been promoted after just 10 months.
The support and guidance that able personnel provided me was fantastic and through that help I am now in a position that I love (even though the role wasn’t what I was looking for particularly at the time) and I am progressing my career within the company at a very quick pace!
I recommend your services to all of my contacts and have been passing your details on to friends and past colleagues when they have mentioned that they want to move on with their current positions.
Thank you again for everything!


Julie managed to speak to the employer the same day and arranged an interview within a few days.
She rang me to check how I felt about the employer.
Julie rang me a few days later after she spoke to the employer so say what the employer thought of me.
As soon as Julie found out I was successful she rang me and sent out all paperwork and found me a local centre to submit.
The was no back and forward about wages as Julie made what my expectations clear.
I have already recommended Julie to someone else, and she found them employment as well.
I would highly recommended Julies professional nature and skills to all.


Having found myself in the unfortunate position of being made redundant just before Christmas, I applied for a role as advertised by Able Personnel. From my initial contact with Julie Lawrence, I felt as though I was dealing with someone who genuinely cared about me and wanted to help as much as possible. I was so impressed with Julie’s calm, professional and caring nature.
In the run up to interview, Julie and her team supported me every step of the way. They made sure I was well prepared and provided much needed morale support, encouragement, and professional advice, even sending good luck wishes on the day of interview. All of this resulted in me not only finding a job, but THE job!
If you are looking for a new career, I cannot recommend Able Recruitment enough. They offer what some bigger corporate businesses have lost, a truly personal and professional service with people at the heart.


I can honestly say it was an absolute pleasure working with yourself, Julie and the rest of the team.
They have been professional, reliable, very knowledgeable and genuinely care about helping you.
They have gone out of their way to support me on this journey and responded almost immediately to any queries I have had.
I have already recommended Able Personnel to ex- colleagues who are still looking for employment as I feel they are the best agency I have ever worked with.


Just a quick note to say a huge thank you to you and Julie for your help in securing just the right job for me. I had been out of teaching for a while and wondered whether I would be able to carry on where I’d left off but, having registered on your site I was contacted the following day regarding a vacancy, I had the interview on the Friday, was told I had been successful on the following Tuesday and I start on Monday coming… quick is that?
Congratulations on your excellent service and quick responses to phone calls and e-mails. Thank you once again, a great job well done by all of you.


I would just like to say a big Thank-You for your help and support in helping me find a new job role on the Birmingham Business Park. I appreciate the effort that you all put in, in keeping me up to date of all current situations, it has been a pleasure.
I have your business cards which i will gladly hand out, if i come across anyone who is looking for work. You will be highly recommended. Again thank you very much and take care.


Thank you very much for the past two weeks for helping me get into this job. I was very pleased by the way you have all handled everything and getting me this position. I will try my best not to let you down, as you have tried so hard!
I was very happy about the way you were all organised and were quick about finding me a suitable position. Secondly, I was also pleased about the way you were co-operative and kept on ringing me constantly about feedback and advice. You’re a wonderful team; the way you have worked.
I have never had as much help as this from any agency before, this is just a short letter, but I will pop in to see you all again.
I once again give a very big thank you.


Thanks for finding me a full time permanent job, you both have been great!


Just a note to say thanks for your help with the job you helped secure for me.


I am settling in very well everyone has been very nice to me. Getting on well with Julie and i’m glad I applied for the job. I am very impressed with Able Personnel. Jemma was in constant contact with me at all times and you were both a great support to me before the interview and after as I was extremely nervous. I would like to thank Able Personnel for helping me to find a job that suits my needs part time hours car parking facility and the money I had asked for.


“I was very impressed with the service at Able – the staff are friendly and care about your happiness in your role.
I found them very helpful throughout the entire process, and was offered a full time position within weeks of signing up with them.
I’d definitely recommend them to anyone looking for an agency.”


“Able Personnel have been a brilliant agency to work for. They’re organised, very thorough with details and will always try and get an assignment suited to your work experience and personality. Julie has always been so friendly and personable, which has made temping so easy because you can always contact her if you have any problems. She’s always happy to help and will respond really quickly to any queries you may have. If you need a good agency, I’d definitely recommend Able Personnel!”


I found a vacancy via a website and then phoned Able UK directly. the lady I spoke to firstly told me about the vacancy that I had originally phoned about and then some others that were also available. I was asked to forward my CV and it would be presented to the relevant people. A Day later I got a call to say the interview had been arranged for the same week and the day after the interview I got a call to say I’d got a job. Great Service and a new job within a week.


Julie at able personnel was the best recruitment consultant I have ever worked with. She provided exceptional guidance throughout each stage of the recruitment process and was always keen to give advice whilst showing a genuine interest in my progress. Julie displayed a real touch of class that I haven’t experienced with other recruitment companies and I would highly recommend her and the company to future jobseekers.