2016: Our biggest year to date

Here’s a quick look at 2016, and what made the last 12 months our most successful to date. We closed our financial year at £37.5m, up a huge 22% on the previous year.  We grew to 87 employees, covering 11 languages and 8 nationalities. We visited 17 countries, contacted candidates in 147 countries and clients in 70 countries!

January

We found out we were in the top 5% of JustGiving fundraisers for 2015!

Harrison M was promoted to Senior Consultant.

February

We released our Oracle Division video showcasing our expertise, industry knowledge and work with clients such as Oracle Corporation, Capgemini and Accenture.

We also hit the first company milestone of the year, celebrating with gourmet burgers!

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March

A lunchtime sponsored race for Sport Relief raising over £500.

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April

We launched a ‘careers’ website covering Whitehall, the opportunities, the challenges and rewards of working in recruitment.

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Luke P was promoted to Senior Consultant.

Ricky K was promoted to Sales Director.

May

A golf night out for International after breaking a company team record.

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To support our growth, we ran a campaign advertising the opportunities for talented people to join us.

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We also began the six month countdown til the big move into our new office building!

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Nadia W was promoted to Team Leader.

Members of the team headed down to help St Helena Hospice at a community fair.

June

We featured on the cover of Recruitment International.

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A night out to celebrate hitting a BIG company target!

July

We sponsored the International SAP Conference for Mining and Metals in Frankfurt.

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Cowboys and Indians for our summer party.

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Jade K was promoted to Senior Consultant.

Chris M was promoted to Team Leader.

August

Ice cream treats for passing a company milestone.

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Tom T was promoted to Senior Consultant.

September

Pizza and paella to celebrate a company milestone.

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3 months until the big move.

Piotr W was promoted to Team Leader.

A bowling night out for International after breaking a team record.

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October

We joined clients for the Oktoberfest gathering!

Celebrated another company milestone with crepes and galettes.

Ross W was promoted to Senior Consultant.

Molly D was promoted to HR Administrator.

Leah J was promoted to Contracts Administrator.

November

In our first year taking part in the survey, we were incredibly proud to receive Best Companies highest award of 3 Stars “Extraordinary”.

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We celebrated the award by inviting award-winning Chef Collin Brown to cook up a Jamaican brunch!

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We also hosted our annual end of year consultant drinks at Tiger Tiger. A great night out networking with the brightest and best in the industry!

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We also raised money for St Helena Hospice on Halloween

Chris M was promoted for the second time this year, to Senior Team Leader!

Charlie I was promoted to Senior Accounts Consultant.

December

Nadia W was promoted for the second time this year, to Senior Team Leader!

Jo S was promoted to Client Services Manager.

We opened our new office building! We invited down local MP Will Quince for the event as well as reporters – the expansion will allow Whitehall to grow to over 220 employees at Colchester.

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If that wasn’t enough, we also held our biggest Christmas party to date! 85 Whitehall employees and their partners.

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From all the team at Whitehall Resources, we wish you the best for 2017.