Leading Recruitment Agency in Nottingham, Derby & Leicester

Our talented team have been providing both temporary and permanent staff to a broad variety of key industry sectors, predominantly based in Nottingham, Derby and Leicester, for almost 40 years.

Finding Talented People since 1987

Express Recruitment is a Leading Recruitment Agency with almost 40 years of experience providing both temporary and permanent recruitment solutions to businesses based in Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and across the East Midlands.

We specialise in a wide variety of industry sectors including: Admin/Business Support, Customer Services, Engineering, Finance, HR, Healthcare/Education, Hospitality, Languages, Legal, Manufacturing, Marketing, Professional Services, Sales and Temporary Recruitment.

High Quality &
Consistent Reviews

The proof is in the pudding.

5* Trustpilot Service Reviews
4.7* Google Reviews
ThreeBestRated Recruitment Agencies

Award Winners

We’re proud to be nominated,
finalists and winners for local and
national service of excellence awards.


View our Awards & Accreditations

Industry Expertise

Since 1987, we have been the trusted
recruitment partner for Nottingham, Derby
& Leicester and have been providing quality
recruitment solutions to our diverse range of clients.


Discover a new role today:

Our latest vacancies

We are constantly updating our website with new jobs around Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and the wider Midlands area. Discover our latest roles below.


Looking to hire?

Are you on the look out for talented people to grow your internal teams? Look no further! Our talented people have supported businesses grow their teams for almost 40 years.

We are proud to offer specialist support for a wide range of divisions:


Our Temporary Division holds almost 40 years of experience supplying a talented temporary workforce to fellow businesses across the East Midlands. Our talented people are masters at speed, without ever compromising on quality.

Call Centre &
Customer Service

Despite being proud of our ability to continually exceed our clients’ expectations, we’re an independent SME and no opportunity is too small! Whether you’re looking to hire an entire team, or require expert support for a singular bilingual customer service vacancy, our team would love to add value to your recruitment process.

European Sales
& Marketing

Since 1987, we’ve been providing recruitment solutions to Global sales & marketing teams. From Marketing Managers, UX and UI Designers and Digital Advertising Specialists to Field Sales Reps and Business Development Managers, we cover it all!

Healthcare &

This rewarding division supports public sector clients such as the NHS, Schools, Not-For-Profit and Local Authorities, providing recruitment solutions that truly make a difference.


We’ve provided efficient, ‘Express’ support to businesses across our region since 1987 recruiting for administrative roles of all levels, EAs and PAs, Receptionists and many more…

Engineering &

Our dedicated Engineering Division ensures that we can source talented candidates, even within areas of skill shortage with a range of biases including electrical and mechanical engineering.

Tech & IT

For almost 40 years, we’ve been growing the network of Tech & IT teams across the region. We support Developers, Infrastructure Managers, Network Administrators, Data Analysts, Heads of IT and more…


Our talented team understand the complexities of the Professional Services market, and are well versed in the art of matching only the best professionals to suitable roles. We cover the all roles within the Legal, Finance, HR and Property sectors.

Executive &
Managerial Search

We understand that success begins with exceptional talent which is why our our comprehensive executive search services have been meticulously designed to connect your organisation with the best executive and managerial talent in the region and drive your business forward.

Hospitality &

One of our core values is to “Do it now” and this is never more effective than for our experienced Hospitality & Catering Division. Our talented team are here to serve your staffing needs with our reliable candidates.

What people say about us

Our talented team go the extra mile to provide you with great support throughout the entire recruitment process no matter whether you’re a client or a candidate. As they say, the proof is in the pudding…

Express Recruitment
Based on 313 reviews
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Heidi VincentHeidi Vincent
10:39 13 Oct 23
Couldn’t recommend Express Recruitment more! Kyle was extremely helpful while helping me find a job in Property. His advice was so useful when going into my interview and helped me land my dream job!
Cory OrlandichCory Orlandich
08:40 29 Sep 23
Exceptional service from Express Recruitment. Charley was absolutely brilliant. Extremely friendly, well- mannered and very helpful. Helped me find the ideal role very quickly. Couldn't be happier to recommend.
xavier swamyxavier swamy
14:08 28 Sep 23
Express Recruitment agency makes peoples life Easier , i spoke to Luke the manager for Commercial his the best because he gives many options and does suggest things how can we find job . finding a job or giving a job is not Important , what Important is making us Feel important and showing concern is important which Luke did , Hats off to Luke , Thank you 🙂
Daniel BowersDaniel Bowers
16:38 30 Aug 23
Express were incredibly helpful. They kept in constant contact providing updates almost daily. Everyone was professional and eager to see me succeed in finding a job. 100% recommend their services.
Luke StovellLuke Stovell
19:21 29 Aug 23
I recently signed up to Express recruitment to help me find some temporary work. I can say that the experience has been superb and I have already recommended them to people I know. They are very thorough, follow up after interviews and are great to work with!
emma barronemma barron
12:24 08 Aug 23
Having never used an agency before, I didn't know what to expect and the responses have been very varied from the companies I have approached. However, Jack Johnson at Express Recruitment went above and beyond to help me. He was friendly, with a 'can do' attitude. He responded promptly, he did what he said he was going to do, including helping me to attend an interview whilst camping on holiday, and I got the job 🙂
stone burtonstone burton
12:38 31 Jul 23
Had a fantastic experience with Express recruitment. Applied for a role with them and was offered an alternative that matched my experience much more. Special thanks to Luke Toplis for making the whole process smooth.
Talk RacingTalk Racing
09:08 21 Jul 23
Luke Marshall approached me for a role I was looking for.Within the matter of weeks I signed a contract with my new employer.He's very efficient and accommodating for your needs, he has demonstrated a brilliant example of a fantastic recruitment specialist and I couldn't recommend him enough.5 stars from me
Chloe BoylesChloe Boyles
09:57 07 Jul 23
Fantastic experience with this recruitment agency. They managed to get me work within a few days of joining. The workplace I was sent to has been fantastic and I have now secured a permanent job here thanks to Express. They were professional and always checked in with me and my line manager to make sure I was okay and settling in well. Nothing but positives to report and I would definitely recommend this agency for anyone looking for work!
12:40 05 Jul 23
Absolutely amazing service from before, during and after. Jack has been outstanding and attentive throughout, he really did his job amazingly a true credit to the team! His managers Alex and Charlie have also been amazing! What I truly liked was the fact the communication was efficient so anyone who I rang and spoke to knew of the situation and where it was currently at, so there was no need for me to explain or repeat myself at any point which is always refreshing. Express recruitment really does live up to the name, 200% recommend!!! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Michael ContiMichael Conti
13:36 29 Jun 23
Express Recruitment are an absolutely wonderful company. The team are incredibly friendly and professional. They've been really helpful, supportive and provided me with great advice. Luke was a pleasure to deal with and quickly provided me with updates as soon as he had them. I would highly recommend Express Recruitment for anyone either looking for a new role or as an employer wanting to recruit, you really couldn’t be in better hands. Thank you Express Recruitment for helping me secure my exciting new role!
Lynn RandallLynn Randall
17:12 05 May 23
I applied for a temporary vacancy I had seen on Indeed. A few days later I received a call from the lovely Courtney at Express Recruitment to set up an initial meeting with her. Following this meeting and then a subsequent interview with the company for the role I'd applied for, I was offered the role and accepted.Courtney has been so supportive throughout, and super organised with everything. Even in Courtney's absence today, I've received a call from Julia just to go over final details before I start my new role on Tuesday.Fantastic 10/10 service and a pleasure to be with Express Recruitment.
Alisha BadhanAlisha Badhan
16:32 07 Jan 23
Express recruitment is one of the best agencies I have consulted with. Within a week I had my interview as well as a job offer and start date. Most prompt and efficient service provided by all members of staff especially Courtney and Ella who assisted me with my current job.
Georgia HusselbeeGeorgia Husselbee
15:12 23 Dec 22
This was my first experience of using a recruitment agency and Edan has been incredibly helpful throughout. It was a quick turn around from joining the agency to getting my first interview to then being offered the job.I've been supported throughout the whole process, which has eased my nerves before going for interviews.Couldn't recommend them more!
sharjeel khawajasharjeel khawaja
11:44 23 Dec 22
I contacted Express Recruitment after finishing University and my experience with Jorge Hills was great which ended up in me getting a job which I am very satisfied with! Jorge was very helpful and gave me regular updates through this process. Would definitely recommend. Very friendly staff who check up on you even after you get the job!
Akassh MoorthyAkassh Moorthy
11:40 26 Oct 22
I have had an excellent experience with Alex Kean from Express Recruitment! I had originally applied for a role through CV library and within 24 hours I had received a phone call from Alex. He wanted to discuss further about the role with myself and once we had done this Alex passed over my details with the company and arranged an interview! Throughout the whole process Alex was super helpful understood what I was seeking and always updated me with information as soon as he got it himself. As a recent university graduate it was hard finding opportunities however Alex addressed this and guided me! Thank you very much Alex for your support!
Jake HJake H
01:06 02 Aug 22
Had a very positive experience securing a job role with the help of Express Recruitment.Kyle reached out to me after finding my CV online and helped me find a job in less than two weeks!He was very supportive and genuinely cared about how I was getting on at each stage of the recruitment process. This also helped me ease my nerves when it came to being interviewed for a new role.Overall I am very happy with this service and couldn’t recommend it enough especially with how helpful Kyle was!

How to find us

Recruitment Agency in Nottingham

Find our Nottingham Head Office at: 9 Eldon Chambers, Wheeler Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2NS

Recruitment Agency in Derby

Find our Derby Office at: 19 & 20 St Christopher’s Way, Derby DE24 8JY

Walk in appointments are not available in this location.

Recruitment Agency in Leicester

Find our Office at: Rutland House, 23-25 Friar Lane, Leicester, LE1 5QQ

Walk in appointments are not available in this location.

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