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Here at Orchard Recruitment Solutions we believe in putting forward the right people for the right roles, building futures for our candidates not just finding them ‘any old job’. With more than 40 years’ experience plus contacts within the UK’s leading construction, property and civil engineering companies we work closely with our candidates, delivering unparalleled service to make sure the positions we recruit for whether permanent, temporary or freelance, are a good fit both for you and your potential employer. Meet Our Management Team
  1. 2007

    Building on a wealth of experience in recruitment for the construction industry, Richard Cade sets up Orchard Recruitment Solutions in a small office on Bairstow Square, Wakefield.

  2. 2008

    One became two then three… Orchard takes on its first employees and moves to bigger offices on King’s Square, Wakefield.

  3. 2009

    As the recession takes a grip on the construction industry, Orchard’s phone stops ringing.

  4. 2010

    Richard pulls out all the stops, working seven-day weeks, to build up the business.

  5. 2011

    Due to permanent recruitment freezes throughout the industry, Richard makes the decision to start a freelance white collar desk.

  6. 2012

    Richard’s first child is born in the early hours but he is still in the office 7:30 to run payroll and ensure all contractors are paid on time.

  7. 2013

    Orchard continues to grow

  8. 2014

    Recognising that strong financial management was key to his future expansion plans, Richard takes steps to strengthen his organisation: Orchard is reborn.

  9. 2015

    Two new experienced construction recruitment consultants join the management team and the company moves to bigger offices in Wakefield’s Unity Works.

  10. 2016

    As Orchard continues to develop – taking on larger premises at Unity Works.

  11. 2017

    The appointment of another recruitment consultant and an administration & compliance officer prompts Orchard’s third move within Unity. Orchard Trades & Labour is established with two more consultants recruited to run the new division.

  12. 2018

    Orchard relocates to its existing home on Providence St, Wakefield giving room for long term expansion. The team swells with the appointment of more construction and technical recruitment specialists plus additional business support.

  13. 2019+

    To be continued...

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