Euro-Projects Recruitment News
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Improve Staff Retention by 27%
Date posted: Friday 22nd August 2014
A Proud Day as Motorsport Engineering Achievements are Celebrated at Cranfield University.
Date posted: Friday 6th June 2014
A proud day to celebrate the academic achievements of the Cranfield University MSc Advanced Motorsport Engineering graduates was supported by Euro-Projects Recruitment, whose MD Steve Brown was delighted to make presentations to students as part of graduation day on Thursday 5th June.
With graduates receiving degree certificates and recognition for Best Overall Student Performance, Best Thesis, Group Project, Academic Performance, Use of Technology and Engagement with Motorsport Companies, Cranfield Graduands, families and friends had much to celebrate.
Honoured to participate in the day Steve Brown remarked: “The calibre of students receiving their awards today is of an exceptionally high standard, in addition to the academic achievements, I have been delighted by the enthusiasm and charisma of Cranfield Motorsport’s current and former students, I feel they will go on to make a significant and positive contribution to the industry and the whole of engineering.”
Euro-Projects Recruitment present their High Performance Hiring Method to the Motorsport industry at
Date posted: Friday 6th June 2014
Euro-Projects Team Building Day at Go Ape
Date posted: Monday 19th May 2014
Euro-Projects Recruitment had a fantastic team building day out at Sherwood Forests' Go Ape, then to top it off went Segway riding in and around the forest. Can you spot the monkeys ?
Proud winners Euro-Projects accept 2013 Jobsite Award
Date posted: Wednesday 26th March 2014
Euro-Projects are proud winners of the 'Best Overall Recruiter' award, as voted by Jobsite users in 2013.
From over 1,800 UK Recruitment Companies using the Jobsite platform, Euro-Projects Recruitment has once again been awarded Best in Class recognition for its services to online job applicants. Competing against Recruitment Companies of all sizes, across all disciplines, this award once again puts Euro-Projects Recruitment in the top 0.5% of British recruiters and demonstrates our commitment to service throughout the business.
Stephen Brown and Leanne Ganley receiving the award from Jobsite's Craig Davies (left) and Lee Allen (right).
Euro-Projects Recruitment On Track For Autosport 2014
Date posted: Wednesday 18th December 2013
If you are attending Autosport at the NEC, Birmingham on the 9th or 10th January 2014 you can meet members of the Euro-Projects Recruitment team specialising in Motorsport and Advanced Engineering recruitment. We will be located in the Members Lounge of the Motorsport Industry Association on Stand 8005. Come along and discuss Technical, Executive, Graduate and Specialist recruitment for permanent and contract positions. To pre-book a meeting with one of our recruitment specialists call us on 01530 833825.
Managing Director of Euro-Projects takes on Mount Everest!
Date posted: Wednesday 30th October 2013
Stephen Brown of Euro-Projects climbs to Everest Base Camp in aid of UNICEF
At Base Camp holding a photo of his family
At 4700 meters, " tough but fun ! " exclaims Stephen
Euro-Projects exhibiting at Advanced Engineering Show, NEC Birmingham
Date posted: Monday 21st October 2013
We are exhibiting at the Advanced Engineering Show, NEC 12th & 13th November 2013. Combining the Aero Engineering, Composites Engineering, Auto Electronics and Printable Electronics for Industry events all under one roof, this is the perfect opportunity to come along and discuss your hiring plans for technical, managerial and commercial staff, or if you are looking to develop your career in these sectors to meet one of our specialist Recruitment Consultants.
High climber heads for roof of the world
Date posted: Monday 14th October 2013
Euro-Projects Recruitment Founder & Managing Director and University of Derby graduate Steve Brown will embark on an epic climb in the Himalayas later this month (October), to raise money for international children's charity UNICEF.
Ahead of his trek the University of Derby's Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Coyne, presented him with a reproduction scarf to wear during his ascent, modelled on that worn by celebrated climber George Mallory during his ill-fated attempt to climb Mt Everest in 1924.
The scarf was reproduced in original materials by Derby Textiles experts in 2005 and further copies made this year for the University's International Office.
Steve - who graduated from Derby in 1993 with an HND in Business and Finance, before returning to do a postgraduate Certificate of Management Studies - is head of Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd of Coalville, Leicestershire, which he founded in 1996.
In the last four years he's helped raise over £30,000 for charities with treks through the Himalayas and Sahara Desert, in 2009 and 2010, for UNICEF; and a 2011 cross-Channel row for the British Heart Foundation.
To read the full article: http://www.derby.ac.uk/news/high-climbing-graduate-heads-for-roof-of-the-world
Senior Consultant Luke Smith runs the Great North Run
Date posted: Monday 30th September 2013
Senior Euro-Projects Recruitment Consultant, Luke Smith put us all to shame last weekend with his successful completion of the Great North Run in aid of the Stroke Association. Luke finished with the very respectable time of 1:47:15.
An evening with Lord Sebastian Coe
Date posted: Sunday 21st April 2013
Lord Sebastian Coe joined the Euro-Projects Recruitment team and guests this month in support of local charity LOROS.
An exceptional evening listening to the inspiring stories of Seb's personal sporting achievements and his vision behind the London 2012 Olympics, winning the bid and his subsequent work on the legacy to encourage more young people into sport.
Euro-Projects would like to thank Seb for giving so generously of his time and inspiration and everyone who generously supported the event and made it such a success.
Euro-Projects Recruitment exhibiting at MAA show - Rolls Royce Aerospace, Derby
Date posted: Wednesday 20th February 2013
Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd is proud to sponsor the Midlands Aerospace Alliance Industry Forum at Rolls Royce Aerospace in Derby. Demonstrating our on-going commitment to the UK aerospace supply-chain and precision engineering and manufacturing sectors.
Euro-Projects Recruitment sponsor Lord Coe dinner
Date posted: Wednesday 23rd January 2013
We are delighted to sponsor an evening with Lord Sebastian Coe in support of LOROS on the 11th April 2013. An inspiration to people in sport, business and charity. Our association with Lord Coe through this LOROS event is a rare opportunity to listen to one of our country's most driven sportsmen and accomplished leaders, hot on the success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Euro-Projects Recruitment sponsor World Wildlife Fund for Christmas
Date posted: Thursday 20th December 2012
As is our tradition, Euro-Projects Recruitment have once again chosen a charity to support at Christmas.
This year we have chosen the World Wildlife Fund and added our own twist, with each member of the team being sponsored an animal in their honour. It was no surprise to see our very own memory man Luke Smith earning the sponsorship of an elephant, as neither ever forgets, our Business Development Manager John receiving due recognition for his thick skin with a Rhino and Wendy was asked to come out of her "shell" (office) to receive her Turtle; any of our clients and contractors who regularly deal with Wendy will also know of her passion for SCUBA diving. With these and many more animals sponsored we hope our contribution will have a positive impact on the preservation of these animals and their habitats for the future.
Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd wins best practice award for third consecutive year
Date posted: Friday 7th December 2012
The 2012 Jobsite RecruitRank Awards Dinner took place on Tuesday night, 4th December 2012, to reward the UK’s top 10 recruitment agencies, based on candidate feedback. Recognising best practice and customer service in recruitment agencies, the Jobsite RecruitRank Awards are the only industry awards based purely on feedback from jobseekers and not the traditional peer judging panel.
Launched from a small Leicestershire barn conversion in 1996 with a mission statement: “To provide the highest quality, professional and friendly service; to our Clients and Candidates alike.” Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd. now located on Bardon Hills’ Forest Business Park has grown to become one of the UK’s leading Technical & Engineering recruitment consultancies in the UK, servicing the engineering and manufacturing sectors.
Commenting on the company’s latest success, Operations Director, Ian Yoxen says “Although we have grown in size, we are committed to maintaining a personal touch with all our customers and ensuring job seekers receive the respect they deserve is integral to our values as a business.”
Launched in November 2005 by Jobsite.co.uk, with the aim of reducing candidate jobhunting frustrations and raising industry standards; RecruitRank is an online tool that tiers recruitment agencies on a daily basis based purely on the experiences of jobseekers. It enables candidates to feedback anonymously on the quality of an agency’s service after they have applied for a vacancy advertised by them on Jobsite. In turn, recruiters have private access to this feedback, which allows them to monitor and, if necessary, improve their service offering.
The RecruitRank Awards recognise those agencies with outstanding customer service, who achieved the highest levels of positive feedback over a 12 month period. Jobseekers’ feedback determined the winners of the Top 10 Recruitment Agencies of 2012.
Commenting on the award winners, Mike Wall, Jobsite MD, says: “We launched Jobsite’s innovative RecruitRank system as we recognise the difficulties recruitment agencies face in satisfying clients as well as candidates. It's often a thankless task, but the awards dinner rewards hard working recruitment agencies that have performed relentlessly throughout the year and who place a real importance on looking after the candidate as well as their clients."
Wall continues, “Jobsite’s RecruitRank is based entirely on candidate feedback, providing the industry’s most comprehensive insight into candidate needs and demands. Listening to this voice is critical for the future success of the industry as a whole. With several thousand recruitment consultancies eligible for inclusion in the RecruitRank Awards, these top 10 recruitment agencies stand out as examples of best practice in the area of customer service.”
Movember for the directors of Euro-Projects
Date posted: Friday 30th November 2012
Managing Director Steve Brown and Director Ian Yoxen have led from the front this month by both taking part in Movember. Although they have been moaning about the itchiness of the tash (Mainly Ian) throughout the month, they have both done extremely well and have both managed to groom a moustache that the Chuckle Brothers would be proud of….!
Everyone at Euro-Projects now looks forward to next November and the pair of them taking part for Charity once again.
Euro-Projects Recruitment exhibiting at Advanced Engineering show, NEC Birmingham
Date posted: Monday 15th October 2012
We are proud to be exhibiting at the Advanced Engineering Show, NEC 7th & 8th November 2012. Combining the Composites Show, Automotive Technology, Aerospace Technology, Wind Energy and Electronics in Plastics events all under one roof, this is the perfect opportunity to come along and discuss your hiring plans for technical, managerial and commercial staff, or if you are looking to develop your career in these sectors to meet one of our specialist Recruitment Consultants.
Leicester Tigers' player sponsorship
Date posted: Thursday 20th September 2012
Euro-Projects Recruitment Proudly Sponsors Alex Lewington. Alex came through the Tigers Academy and picked up Premiership ‘A’ League winner’s medals in 2010 and 2011, and gained senior experience in the Championship and play-offs with Nottingham in 2011/12. He currently plays wing position.
Star of Euro-Projects and Loughborough Dynamo helps team lift cup
Date posted: Tuesday 7th August 2012
Euro-Projects Recruitment Consultant and Semi-Professional Footballer Matthew Langham, helped his team Loughborough Dynamo lift the Westerby Cup on Saturday with a winning penalty against Leicester City.
Performing better in the salary stakes
Date posted: Friday 3rd August 2012
Money talks - but job satisfaction's vital too. And the best employers help staff to progress their careers, says Stephen Brown, MD of Euro-Projects Recruitment.
To read the full article republished from the August 2012 edition of Professional Engineering Magazine, please click here.
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Farnborough Winner receives prize
Date posted: Friday 20th July 2012
Farnborough International Air Show 2012 saw Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd join the Midlands Aerospace Alliance to exhibit amongst the growing community of Aerospace organisations using their services for the recruitment of technical and executive staff and contractor support.
102,110 people directly employed in the UK Aerospace Industry was the correct number to select in a competition for visitors to the stand, who were then given the opportunity to win an iPad in a prize draw.
The lucky winner was Mike Beirns drawn on Tuesday 17th July, who received a visit from the Euro-Projects Recruitment team shortly afterwards to present him with his prize.
Hoping to get some use from his new iPad before his kids take it over, Mike is pictured below receiving his prize from Euro-Projects Recruitment founder and Managing Director, Stephen Brown.
Drop Zone proves success at Farnborough 2012
Date posted: Tuesday 17th July 2012
Joining the Midlands Aerospace Alliance at Farnborough International Air Show 2012, Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd. cemented relationships with existing contacts and made some great new friends in the aerospace sector.
With an iPad up for grabs, visitors to the Euro-Projects Recruitment stand were invited to drop their cards into the rather striking "Drop Zone" for a free draw later the following week. Whilst a bit of fun there was a real serious message developing, chiefly the number of companies seeking to hire technical and executive personnel as the aerospace industry in the UK as the sector records bouyant sales and growth.
With a real buzz about the show and not just the aircraft overhead, now is a great time to either be in the industry or considering joining the business.
Growing company helps National Forest put down new roots
Date posted: Tuesday 7th February 2012
Rapidly expanding Technical & Executive recruitment company, Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd. based in Bardon Hill Leicestershire are demonstrating their commitment to The National Forest by planting 10 native woodland trees at Poppy Wood, near Melbourne, on Friday 2 March. The tree species have all been selected to add to the biodiversity and wildlife-friendly habitats on the northern boundary of the Forest.
“We are really pleased to be supporting the expansion of the National Forest in the East Midlands, as it will provide a positive and lasting environmental legacy for generations to come.” Says Stephen Brown, Euro-Projects’ Founder and Managing Director.
Helping out with the planting will be Euro-Projects’ Director and keen amateur horticulturalist Ian Yoxen, who comments. “It’s great to be involved in supporting a project which gives something back to the environment and local community. This woodland will provide a natural local amenity for current and future residents and visitors. I’m ready with my boots and spade.”
The National Forest
The National Forest is a forest in the making spanning 200 square miles of Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire. It is the boldest environmental initiative in the country: a project of landscape-scale transformation.
Nearly eight million trees have already been planted – with many more to go. In the region of 400 woodlands have been created, and older woodlands brought back into management.
Photographs courtesy of Jacqui Rock, and The National Forest Company
Date posted: Tuesday 20th December 2011
Congratulations to all winners at The Engineer Innovation and Technology Awards lunch, held at The Royal Society this month. Euro-Projects Recruitment would particularly like to express their warm congratulations to Tal Goldsworthy, CTO of Extent Ltd and pioneer of the external stent, winner of the Medical Device and Healthcare category, pictured receiving his award with Stephen Brown, Managing Director of Euro-Projects Recruitment and Liz Bonnin, Presenter of “Bang Goes The Theory”.
Euro-Projects Recruitment Irish Trade Mission Success
Date posted: Thursday 24th November 2011
A trip to Ireland was a resounding success for Vic Foster and Stephen Brown of Euro-Projects Recruitment last week, building on existing relationships and generating new business in the Process and Energy markets. A warm reception was received in Cork and Dublin by Engineering and Manufacturing companies, with excellent trade agreements being established throughout Europe with International companies based in Ireland. Excellent support was provided by both Chambers of Commerce and the British Embassy. On his return Vic commented "The Irish economy is finding it tough at the moment but by taking the initiative to go and meet existing and new customers we have established that real opportunities do exist for those willing to make the effort"
Stephen Brown with fellow trade delegates from the UK rail industry
Vic Foster from Euro-Projects Recruitment with contacts from British Embassy in Ireland
Euro-Projects Recruitment Wins Jobsite RecruitRank Award
Date posted: Thursday 17th November 2011
Tuesday was a proud day for Euro-Projects Recruitment, winning the best Industry Knowledge Award in the annual Recruit Rank Awards for Customer Service to candidates hosted by Jobsite at Grace in London.
"A Finalist in for four out of five categories and winning the Best Industry Knowledge category is a significant achievement in these awards, which are voted for by jobseekers. This achievement is well deserved recognition for the hard work and effort put in by the whole Euro-Projects Recruitment team to deliver exceptional customer service." Says Managing Director Stephen Brown.
Senior Consultant, Eddie Smith was there to collect the award on behalf of Euro-Projects Recruitment from Jobsite CEO Keith Potts.
Speaking at the event Eddie commented "This is a proud moment for everyone in the company, we place a strong emphasis on delivering a quality and friendly service to our candidates, treating them with respect and professionalism. It's great to see that recognised and important to continue the standards of our industry"
Congratulations to the shortlisted entries
Date posted: Tuesday 8th November 2011
Euro-Projects Recruitment, proud sponsors of The Engineers 2011 Technology & Innovation Awards would like to congratulate the short listed entries in each award sector.
You can find who they are by using this link http://www.theengineer.co.uk/Journals/1/Files/2011/11/1/TE_2011_SHORTLIST.pdf?cmpid=TE01
Stephen Brown Managing Director of Euro-Projects Recruitment commented “The overall standard of entries was high; I particularly would like to congratulate the three projects that are shortlisted in the Medical and Healthcare category sponsored by Euro-Projects Recruitment Limited.”
Recruit Rank Awards finalist two years running
Date posted: Tuesday 25th October 2011
This is the second year running that Euro-Projects Recruitment have been shortlisted for the Jobsite Recruit Rank Awards.
In the 2011 awards we are Finalists in the following categories:
Best Understanding of Candidate Needs
Best Candidate Communications
Best Industry Knowledge.
We are proud of our achievement and recognition for our customer service and care.
Euro-Projects Apprenticeship Scheme reaches new heights
Date posted: Tuesday 6th September 2011
A new Apprenticeship scheme at specialist recruitment consultancy; Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd reached new heights this weekend when recently hired apprentice, 19 year old Robert Fairbrother joined Managing Director Stephen Brown and a team of local business and sports people on the 3 Peaks Challenge.
Supported by Euro-Projects Recruitment Ltd in aid of UNICEF’s East Africa appeal, the challenge to complete Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in the English Lake District and Snowdon in North Wales in 24 hours has so far raised over £4,000.
The new apprenticeship scheme at Euro-Projects Recruitment was launched in partnership with a local college and aims to identify and nurture new talent for the future of the business. With several former trainees now holding key senior positions at Euro-Projects Recruitment, the company has a track record of developing its own talent.
“Our recruitment strategy is to hire based on attitude and potential. Once we have someone with the right attitude we are able to train and develop them for the future of our business. In this instance I have enjoyed seeing the enthusiasm and determination of our latest employee in aid of an excellent cause” commented Stephen Brown.
‘The Apprentice’ Robert Fairbrother, adds “This apprenticeship scheme provides me with a way into business, which will train and develop me, without the cost of going to University and the opportunity to work my way up through a company with real potential.“
With the cost of going to University prohibitive to many current school leavers apprenticeship schemes are offering a vital opportunity to find an alternative route into employment.
Should Graduate Interns be paid?
Date posted: Tuesday 6th September 2011
Featured as the main topic on Radio 4's You and Yours programme. Euro-Projects Recruitment Managing Director Stephen Brown is interviewed by presenter Julian Worricker on the positive experience Euro-Projects Recruitment has enjoyed with its interns over the last 16 years. Listen again here.
New Apprentice Scheme finds future talent
Date posted: Friday 29th July 2011
Euro-Projects Recruitment recently launched it's own apprenticeship scheme, working with local colleges in the East Midlands. "Our campaign to find the talent for the future of our business has resulted in some surprisingly positive results" says Steve Brown, Euro-Projects Managing Director. He adds "Recruiting for attitude, we have selected some excellent people to join us as Trainees to begin their career in recruitment".
Leicester Tigers Player Sponsorship
Date posted: Monday 8th November 2010
Euro-Projects are pleased to sponsor new Tigers' signing Lee Robinson. Lee joins Leicester Tigers on the Wing from Bristol RFC and the 2006/07 Barbarians squad. Stephen Brown, Euro-Projects' MD and life-long Tigers fan says "we are once again proud to be associated with Leicester Tigers, a great local club with a terrific following and current holders of the Guinness Premiership Cup."
CHANG'AN appoint Euro-Projects Recruitment
Date posted: Wednesday 15th September 2010
Specialist Technical & Executive Recruitment Consultants, Euro-Projects Recruitment are pleased to be appointed as a strategic recruitment partner to ChangAn Automobile Company. Based on the Nottingham Science Park, ChangAn has ambitious plans to recruit 200 Engineers during the next five years to establish its place as a technical leader in the field of low emission vehicles.
With an emphasis on powertrain and driveline technology applications are welcome from candidates with experience in leading Engine and Transmission Design & Development teams and programmes of work, in addition to technical specialists in the fields of combustion, NVH, ECU, Control Systems, Hybrid & Electric Vehicles, Engine Packaging, Engine Calibration and CFD/CAE.
Euro-Projects Recruitment has been established since 1996 and considers this opportunity a milestone in the growth of the business and recognition of its capability in the automotive research and development sector. Having doubled in size since 2007, Euro-Projects operate across the automotive, aerospace, defence and manufacturing industries.
ChangAn - HQ located in Chongqing - is one of the fastest growing car makers in China. Its sales have been increasing by around 30% annually. Production and sales of ChangAn cars ranks in the top 20 worldwide and is No.3 in China, with a capacity of 2 million units per year. ChangAn has 28,000 staff and operates 11 car-making factories. ChangAn's turnover in 2009 was just over RMB 60billion (approx. £6billion) ChangAn's global factories and offices cover over 12 countries, including US, Malaysia, Vietnam, US, Egypt, Iran, Mexico and Italy. It has developed partnerships with major OEMs including: ChangAn Suzuki Auto Corp (1993), ChangAn Ford Auto Corp (2001) and ChangAn Ford Nanjing Corp (2004).
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