CommsResources: The Story

Founded in 1991, CommsResources is a contract and permanent search and selection recruitment agency, specialising in deploying qualified professionals within the Telecoms, Energy and ICT markets. Here are the key highlights of our achievements and continuous business growth to date:  

  • CommsResources was founded in London by Derek Seddon, to provide contract and permanent search and selection services for telecommunications professionals.
  • Our services diversified through the introduction of a dedicated IT recruitment services division.
  • Growth continues into Europe with the introduction of 'international contract consulting' and 'international search and selection' services.
  • Expansion extends into advertising campaign management services, as we successfully win a ‘national recruitment campaign’.
  • First corporate website launched.
  • The International recruitment services division opens its first overseas office in Amsterdam – Holland, providing localised resource solutions to the Benelux region.
  • Second international office opens in Dallas – USA, as part of the continuing international expansion programme.
  • CommsResources achieves certification of ISO 9001:2000.
  • We celebrate our tenth anniversary and launch the second generation company website.
  • Third international office opens in Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, providing a regional hub as part of our global recruitment service and support strategy.
  • We expand our contract and permanent search and selection services into the energy Industry.
  • CommsResources opens a new office in Rome, Italy.
  • With our new managed service solution, we develop and implement RMC in Saudi Arabia to serve GCC territories.
  • Our fifth international office is opened in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Alison Ford is appointed as our Group Managing Director.
  • CommsResources wins the coveted "Exporter of the Year 2005" award at the London Business Awards.
  • We relocate to our new UK corporate headquarters.
  • Our international expansion continues with the opening of our office in Dubai, UAE.
  • CommsResources wins the prestigious “Innovation of the Year 2006” award at the UK Department of Trade and Investment Business Awards.
  • After 5 years successfully providing compliant solutions on German tax and employments regulations, CommsResources qualifies and attains a full AUG Labour Leasing Licence for Employee Payroll solutions.
  • We open a new office in Tehran - Iran, providing RMC managed services.
  • Neil Candeland is appointed CEO for the Group of Companies.
  • We reach the landmark of achieving 10,000 deployments through compliant recruitment solutions, supplied in over 50 countries worldwide.
  • CommsResources launches its third generation website.
  • Continues with the successful certification to the latest standard of ISO 9001:2008.


Work with Us, Grow with Us

We hope you have enjoyed learning about our history of achievement. More than that, we hope you feel inspired – as either a Client or Candidate - to meet us and visit our business operations around the world and benefit from our consultative approach to recruitment services.

If you are considering a telecoms job, energy job, ICT job or career with CommsResources, either within our corporate team or as a leading recruitment consultant, we hope our company history has inspired you to work with the best in the business.



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Business Award Winners: Innovation of the Year – 2006, Exporter of the Year – 2005