Don’t just take our word for it! Read our client and candidate testimonials.


Don’t just take our word for it! Read our client and candidate testimonials.

I had a wonderful experience with Gillespie Recruitment and Paige, she was a pleasure to work with. She was not only friendly and approachable but also maintained excellent communication throughout the entire process and being new to the industry too 😊

Thanks to her help, I landed a great job. Highly recommend!


“Working with Gillespie Recruitment to fill a conveyancing role has surpassed our expectations. We have been trying to fill this role for some time, unsuccessfully, even with the support of 12 agencies specialising in legal recruitment.

Laura took our brief and within a very short space of time had a candidate for us. The candidate was exactly what we were looking for and is joining our team very soon.

Laura’s approach was very professional whilst being very friendly, she took the time to find out exactly what we needed and delivered straight away, communicating throughout the process.

I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Gillespie Recruitment to others struggling to recruit in the legal profession. Gillespie Recruitment did what other specialised recruiters could not and will be our go to agency moving forward!” – Marshall Hall Levy Solicitors


I applied for a job through Gillespie Recruitment on a whim last December, having spotted an advert online. Laura and I exchanged a couple of emails about it at the time and, although I wasn’t successful, she asked to keep my CV on file.

When Laura contacted me again about a similar role with the same company last month I decided to apply a second time, this time successfully!

Throughout the process Laura has kept me updated, encouraged me and checked in regularly. Emails are polite and efficient but friendly. My new team and I met for a couple of days’ work this week and Laura sent me a message to wish me well on the shoot. The whole process has been business like and organised but very human. Laura seems genuinely invested in finding the right person for the right role. I’ve no prior experience of working with recruitment agencies but my experience with Gillespie Recruitment was nothing but positive.

I’d highly recommend them to anyone.


I would like to say Paige has been fantastic from start to finish since sending in my CV. She has kept me up to date with everything and the first role I went for I managed to get the job so would like to say a huge thanks Paige I really appreciate it.


I was going through a tough time after recently finding out I was facing redundancy so your timing to reach out and offer your support was perfect. You took the time to get a good understanding of my career path and what I would be looking for in a new role going forward. Within no time you had me lined up for an interview in which I was successful in getting the role! Not only has it took the pressure of redundancy away from me but the new opportunity you found for me is offering a better work life balance and a better salary so you’ve done an absolute 10 out of 10 job in my eyes.

Thank you Paige.


From the moment Gillespie Recruitment introduced an opportunity to me, they were always there to make sure everything was going smoothly and answering any questions I had about the process.

First class communication at every stage made everything easy and straightforward.


It was less than 72 hours between me first hearing about a position and being offered the role.

A friend had pointed me in the direction of Gillespie Recruitment and it was the most stress-free experience of job hunting I have ever had. Laura was professional and replied to calls and emails promptly.

I felt like she genuinely cared about finding a good fit for the employer. She was not pushy, just friendly and supportive.

A thoroughly positive experience.


I cannot speak highly enough of Laura at Gillespie Recruitment.

Laura has consistently delivered outstanding results from my initial experience of being recruited into a role. I then used Laura’s expertise and skills to expand a marketing team at a different company. She understands our briefs perfectly and consistently presents candidates who are an ideal fit for our needs.

Two exceptional individuals she placed with us have been integral parts of our team for over two years. Their success and satisfaction with their roles speak volumes about Laura’s ability to match the right people with the right positions. I have recommended Laura to other department leaders within our business, who have since secured an excellent candidate through her.

Laura is an absolute pleasure to work with, combining professionalism with a personable approach that not only makes every interaction seamless but also enjoyable. Her dedication and talent have made a significant impact on our team and our company’s growth.

I wholeheartedly recommend Laura and Gillespie Recruitment to anyone seeking top-tier recruitment services.


Gillespie Recruitment contacted me when I was unsure, I even had the time to be looking for other positions while working in full time Employment and living my life. Thankfully, their amazing representative Laura, was understanding, dedicated and efficient.

They helped me find new long-term role I was interested in within a week of contacting me.


Paige was absolutely great from start to finish during the recruitment process. She answered all of my questions, made sure I was comfortable at each stage and represented me well to the company I now work for!

Thanks for helping my find my new opportunity Paige.


I have worked with Laura since my previous role came to an end Easter weekend. Within the first call she had a job in mind, which turned out to be my dream job. Laura supported me throughout the interview process by keeping in contact with me, which is something I haven’t had with other recruiters.

When I got the job offer call, I accepted the role and she was very happy for me and very supportive.

I could not recommend Gillespie recruitment enough!


During the consultation phase, Laura demonstrated exceptional attention to detail. Laura took the time to thoroughly grasp our needs for the position, delivering CVs that precisely aligned with our requirements.

Throughout the process, there was consistent communication, and their enthusiasm to find the right candidate matched our own excitement.


Unfortunately I lost my job on 15th April and reached out to Paige regarding my situation.

Luckily she had a position come in that she put me forward for. I was interviewed on the Thursday afternoon then offered the job a couple of hours later! I honestly could’ve have done it without Paige. She was the first person I contacted to help and has been nothing but amazing and was so understanding of my situation.

I couldn’t have done it without her and she is an absolute credit to Gillespie Recruitment.


You have been amazing at Gillespie’s, and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to anyone, lovely and helpful throughout, looking for that dream job for me also thank you!


From my first conversation with Laura it was all very positive and supportive. She discussed the marketing role with me in detail and answered all my questions.

Everytime I called the office and interacted with the team it was very friendly and nothing was a bother to them.

This was one of the best recruitment experiences I’ve had, and I urge anybody who is looking for their next role to use Gillespie Recruitment.


It’s been lovely working with you. You have been so warm, friendly and easy to speak to. I’ve not had the best experience in the past with recruiters, so you’ve been a breath of fresh air!


Laura was was incredibly supportive and helpful through the interview process. Laura was always available to speak to before and after my interviews and kept me informed and positive all the way through. Thank you Laura, I couldn’t have done it without you!


A very big thank you to Laura for supporting me in my application and helping me find my perfect role.

Laura is professional and caring. Great client service.

I would highly recommend. Thank you Laura.


Thankyou for your help, your support has been really helpful and I am looking forward to starting my new job.  Your support has really made the difference!


I have worked with Laura for over 10 years and I have always found her to be one of the best recruiters around. She placed many candidates with me during my time at Gestamp, and more recently we have collaborated together on certain ‘hard to fill’ vacancies.

It goes without saying that we filled the roles together with a communicative and team work approach. I was delighted to see Laura finally set up her own company and I have watched with interest as her company has thrived. She has built a fantastic team around her and grown a very successful recruitment business in such a short time. I will continue to collaborate with Laura on vacancies as I know i can always trust her to do a good job and be honest, reliable and dependable throughout.

Any business in the UK requiring recruitment support should engage with Laura and her amazing team.


I would like to take a moment to express my gratitude to Laura Gillespie for her outstanding assistance in my job search. Laura’s expertise and knowledge helped me gain a better understanding of the intricacies of job hunting.

She was able to clearly explain the company’s requirements for the position and identify my personal strengths and experiences that could be highlighted during the interview process. Laura’s encouragement and support provided me with the necessary confidence to answer interview questions with ease and preparedness.

Thanks to your hard work and dedication, I was able to secure a suitable job. Once again, I am incredibly grateful for her invaluable assistance and would highly recommend Gillespie Recruitment services to anyone seeking employment opportunities.


We received exceptional service from Gillespie Recruitment agency in our search for a marketing executive to join our team.

From the outset, Gillespie Recruitment demonstrated a remarkable level of professionalism. Their team took the time to thoroughly understand our company’s culture and the specific skills we were seeking in a candidate. They were incredibly responsive, keeping us updated throughout the entire hiring process.

What truly sets Gillespie Recruitment apart is their personable approach. They not only found us a highly qualified candidate but also someone who seamlessly fit into our team. Their dedication to forging strong connections and ensuring a great cultural fit was evident in every interaction.

We can confidently say that Gillespie Recruitment has exceeded our expectations, and we’re grateful for their role in bringing in such a fantastic marketing executive. Their professionalism and personable approach make them a top-notch recruitment agency, and we wholeheartedly recommend their services to anyone seeking exceptional talent.


It was my first time working with a recruitment agency. Debbie and Laura were amazing and helped me at every step of the way. You can tell they truly care about what they do!

Thanks to the team I now have a job that is the perfect match for me.


So pleased we engaged Gillespie Recruitment to help us with our fundraiser post – now 2 posts!

We have used the usual job sites but the quality hasn’t been there and we’ve wasted so much time, (which equates to money), on people who don’t fit the bill or don’t even turn up to interviews. With Laura and her team, we had a smaller and much more aligned candidate pool and I could have employed them all! The cost-benefit value is without question.

A superb service all round. If you want to ensure you have the best candidates for you vacancies, Gillespie Recruitment should be your go to agency.


It has been a month since I started my new role.

This could not have been possible without Gillespie Recruitment and the best recruiter ever, Laura Gillespie. She saw my potential and guided me through the whole process, making sure I felt not only comfortable but also confident about my own talent.

If you are looking for a job in the North East, I strongly recommend you to speak with her team! They will look for the best alternatives and find the perfect match for you.


Gillespie Recruitment were amazing in finding me a new role. They walked me through each stage of the process and had answers for any questions I had during. The service is fantastic and I can highly recommend it to anyone!


I have known Laura in a professional capacity for many years and have always found her energy, knowledge and commitment unrivalled.

When the time came for me to “seek” a new opportunity and explore who and what was “out there” I called on Laura’s services immediately and as expected I was again impressed.

Laura, firstly advised and assisted with getting my CV in order, took me through realistic salary expectations and began the process of matching my skills with potential employers.

I was kept updated consistently, informed of interview expectations as well as feedback from interviews I attended.

I am very happy and confident in recommending Gillespie Recruitment to advance and secure your career, in my opinion, Laura demonstrates exactly how recruitment should be managed and delivered from a candidates point of view.


Delighted when I heard that Laura has set up Gillespie Recruitment as I had been searching for a while to expand the team. Hey presto! Spoke to Laura Monday and introduced to three good candidates then sealed the deal Thursday. EXCELLENT SERVICE


I was lucky to get in touch with lovely ladies from Gillespie Recruitment, who helped me to get recruited to the company I work for now.

They supported me through the whole process of interviewing, onboarding and they were checking up on me even afterwards, so I would definitely recommend the team Gillespie Recruitment!


I am delighted to have had the support of Gillespie Recruitment in my recent search for a new role. I’m eternally grateful for the support, professional approach and patience that helped me achieve my aim.

Special thanks to Laura, who believed in my abilities and always supported me.


I highly recommend Gillespie Recruitment for the exceptional service, in our recent round for recruitment.

Their professionalism, efficiency and commitment to finding the right candidates for us was impressive, displaying a deep understanding of our industry-specific needs and taking the time to understand the company’s culture as well as the job requirements, saving us valuable time in the process.