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Meet Our New Tech Team Member – Will

Meet Will Plant our new Product & Business Change Practice Lead. Will joins our ever-expanding Tech division as we look to explore new markets in 2022. He has integrated seamlessly at Insight, having embodied our supportive and collaborative culture as well as demonstrating our purpose of Empowering Sustainable Growth.

Meet Our New Engineering Team Member – Natalie

Meet our new Recruitment Consultant Natalie Taylor, who joins our Utilities division. Natalie has shown a great understanding of our values and purpose at Insight with a driven and innovative work ethic as well as adopting a supportive approach with candidates and clients to help empower career growth. Although new to the Engineering Recruitment industry, she has integrated seamlessly into the Insight family working superbly alongside our Utilities and T&D specialist Recruiter Tim Godwin.

Meet Our New Engineering Team Member – Benjamin

Meet Benjamin Durand our new HSE Consultant. Ben joins our Engineering team as part of our ever-growing Data Centre practice, providing a truly resourceful recruitment service with over 5 years of industry experience. He has integrated seamlessly into the Insight family with a success-driven approach to all his work which aligns with our company values and purpose of Empowering Sustainable Growth.

Events and Podcasts

We have built both a digital and offline community, through hosting round table discussions, webinars, interactive panels, and lightning talks.

Our latest event and podcast series – Let’s Get Disruptive, has created a unique platform for sharing experiences and discussing industry challenges.

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Prefer reading over listening?

Check out the key takeaways from each of our virtual events and podcast episodes in our nicely summarised blogs below. All of the insight, in less time!

Neil Casey, Global Head of Sourcing and Strategic Hiring At Thoughtworks

BlogIf you don’t experience some disruption in your career then do you even have the opportunity to adapt, evolve and get better? Our ‘Let’s Get Disruptive’ podcast series sees us talking to some of the leading figures in the tech community to discuss the disruptions...

Gabrielle Earnshaw, Championing Diversity in Tech

BlogGabrielle Earnshaw from Infinity Works is a rare asset to the tech world; an academic with a hunger to learn and grow, an understanding of how to retain the best in the business and an outward view of the challenges facing the sector. This is why she is our next...

Toby Wilman: Battling Imposter Syndrome

In our very first episode, we're kicking things off with the insanely inspiring Head of Talent and Community at Infinity Works, Toby Wilman! We sit down with Toby to discuss the growth of Infinity Works industry-renowned DevOps Battle Royale event series, tackling the...


Checked out our latest events?

Catch up on our recent virtual events and roundtables where we explore all things change, automation and scale with stellar line-ups of industry experts! Enjoy all of the insight at your own convenience!

Let’s Get Disruptive: CHANGE

Let’s Get Disruptive: The Human Element of Automation

Let’s Get Disruptive: SCALE


Insight Into... Our Next Event


Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Mel Venner

ABOUT MEL: Combining a background in neuroscience with an international recruitment career, Mel has been able to innovate the way people “learn” in workplaces all over the world. She is the Founder of Instinct Performance a company that provides Sales, Leadership,...

An Insight Into Mental Health Tech

Amid funding shortages and an explosion in demand for mental health care, experts have noted technology has to potential to bridge gaps in access to services, improve the quality of care and deliver personalised treatments, all while helping to alleviate the pressures on traditional healthcare systems. In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, we explore the world of Mental Health Tech, highlighting our top five apps in the market with ORCHA scores of above 70%

Let’s Get Inclusive Spotlights: Rachel Wallace

Rachel Wallace is a Robotics Automation Engineering Manager at HighRes Biosolutions. Enabling a department of Automation and Liquid Handling Engineers that write code and deploy integrated robotics systems that helps labs and pharma test for Covid-19 and other experiments faster, more consistently, and in an automated fashion. She has over a decade’s experience within management positions at a variety of engineering and tech companies and is passionate about diversity and inclusion within these spaces.

Health-Tech in the Hot Seat: Is innovation set to continue post-pandemic?

Heightened by the pandemic, digital advances and new technology are continuing to revolutionise healthcare. In 2020, global venture capital investment for healthtech innovators reached its highest figure to date ($14 billion), with nearly two-thirds of total funding Series C and above. There are now over 3,000 health-tech start-ups and scale-ups within the UK, with 400 of these companies recording high growth (over 20% annually).

Let’s Get Disruptive: Reflections

The impact of COVID-19 on businesses and people has been unprecedented. Everyone has been affected in some way by the pandemic…

Reflection is important. This is why we’ve created our most recent campaign – Let’s Get Disruptive: Reflections. As part of the series, we’ll be releasing short interviews with thought-leaders across the Tech and Engineering spaces in the lead up to the new year!

 We wanted to gain insight into how our contacts, their teams, and the business as a whole have had to adapt during the chaos as well as how they have reacted to the challenges faced and the opportunities embraced.We also asked our interviewees about the key learnings from this past year and their plans for 2021 (in hopefully a COVID free world).


Our collaborators:

💥  Tina Buckley, Services and Operations Manager at Kalibrate

💥  Jonathan Reed, Global Head of Automation 

💥  Richard Thexton, Head of Delivery at Methods Analytics

💥  Sam Akroyd, Technology Services Manager at Stagecoach

💥  Michael Hobson, Independent Automation Consultant

Insight Informed

At Insight, we believe knowledge is best shared. We are always keen to leverage the expertise and knowledge of the industry leaders and pioneers we speak to on a daily basis.

The Informed series was created with this in mind. By collaborating with thought leaders who are similarly passionate about the tech and engineering worlds, Informed brings to you an informative and entertaining suite of industry insights on topical themes which are easily accessible and on-demand!

Simon Rowe, Head of Product at Musclefood

Will Cowell, Head of Engineering at Musclefood


Insight into… Our IT Verticals and What Sets Us Apart with Chris Ashton, Permanent Director
Insight Into… Steve Clark, Director of Engineering at Insight Recruitment
Insight Into… Empowering Sustainable Growth within our new starters
Insight Into… Our Chairman Mike Smith
Insight Into… What it’s like to join Insight with Directors Steve & Chris

Our Growth

Here at Insight Recruitment, we’ve been delighted to strengthen our team by making some strategic hires at the beginning of 2021!

Combatting poverty this Christmas

An Insight into Mustard Tree our Charity PartnerThis year has been tough for everyone, however, the pandemic has affected the most vulnerable in our society most strongly. Mustard Tree has noted that in covering demand, their food costs have increased from £4,000 a...

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Insight Into… Our Morning at Mustard Tree

Insight Into… Our Morning at Mustard Tree

BlogInsight Into… Our Morning at Mustard Tree. Last week a group of our employees put down the phones, halted the BD’s and paused the target chasing to spend their morning getting stuck in to a worthy cause. Upon arrival we set about hosting a workshop in the IT suite...


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