Paul Hughes, Managing Director
Angela Hughes, Finance Director
Tina McElligott, Operations Director
Maria Gustard, Operations Director
Michaela Posnett, Sales Director
Paul’s vast knowledge in the industry makes him a Managing Director that all his employees and employers can turn to. His aptitude to handle and resolve any situation ensures the growth of Unique Employment Services Ltd with a family run business ethos.
On the Finance side, Angela ensures the company meets all financial standards that are expected. Her accuracy and eye for detail ensure not a penny passes without being questioned. Tina and Maria are never more than a click away from the REC hotline – always questioning policies and compliance functions within the company, ensuring industry expectations are met and adhered to within the branch network.
Employers can rest assured that when dealing with Unique Employment Services Ltd they will receive the same personal yet professional service that has made the company a success story, with loyal, long-standing staff who will partner with you to find the right people to grow your business.
Michaela was recently promoted to Sales Director (previously a Senior Manager), working closely with all our branches to assist with business development, tenders and sales training – to name a few of her roles within the company. She is an ambitious individual that is always looking out for new innovative ideas to assist with the development and growth of each branch and the company.
Joining The Head Office Team is Matt Retchless, Business development Consultant, who gained most of his experience working as a Permanent Consultant. Matt has now taken on the role of Business Development Consultant, working with all branches with the aim to develop and create strong business partnerships, whilst exceeding client expectations.
The Head Office Team
Julia Rolfe – HR and Compliance Manager
Julia joined Unique in 2016 as a branch consultant to cover maternity leave and following this worked as a branch administrator. After her potential was recognised she was promoted to HR and Compliance Manager. Julia is a dedicated and driven individual who will go above and beyond what is expected. She is recognised across the business as the go-to person for help and support.
Lynn Fountain – Head Office Manager
Lynn has worked within recruitment head office functions for more than 20 years. Lynn joined Unique as a Payroll/Credit Control Administrator but through training and developing now leads the Head Office team. Lynn has a great aptitude for resolving problems based on facts and figures.
Sam Carter – Credit Control Administrator
Long-standing team member Sam has been with Unique a number of years and has covered all areas of head office functions. Sam currently deals with the company’s credit control but is never too far away from assisting the other members of the team who may need some support.
Winnie Casey – Payroll Administrator
Winnie is the longest standing member of the team and has a great eye for detail. Winnie will always strive to help workers understand their pay. Providing solutions to a number of any payroll queries that may arise.
Laura O’Leary – Payroll/Purchase Ledger Administrator
When Laura joined Unique she had not been involved in any direct payroll administration but through development has managed to obtain all the skills required. Laura is always willing to put her hand to anything she is asked to do – making her flexibility invaluable.
The branch has been successful from the outset and is hard to beat in the local area – some of our clients from day 1 opening still remain clients to this day!
Susan Sinclair-Burton– Branch Manager
Susan comes from a recruitment background spanning eight years and with a wealth of knowledge, dealing with industrial and office-based positions and building strong relationships with clients and workers. She is a proactive upbeat manager and prides herself on the service she offers and the reputation she has built, which can only be achieved with an ambitious and dedicated team.
Danielle Grace – Driving Consultant
Danielle is a bright and bubbly team player, who is organised, methodical and brings a fresh attitude to the Luton Branch. She has the capability to make sure our clients and workers are well looked after. Danielle ensures everyone is greeted with a smile.
Samantha Toye – Industrial Consultant
With over 10 years of recruitment experience, Samantha is a competent professional with a bubbly character who has built excellent relationships with both clients and candidates.
Lauren Duggan – Industrial Consultant
Lauren is long-serving with Unique Employment Services and has risen up through the ranks within the industrial sector. She has proved to be a real asset due to her excellent work ethic and client/candidate relationships.
Nicola Dengel – Driving Consultant
(April 2019 currently on maternity leave)
Here’s another long standing member of the Luton team. Nicola has gained extensive knowledge of the business inside-out, which has meant a solid foundation for her to service both clients and candidates.
Since it was established in January 2000 this branch has firmly cemented their reputation as one of the most dynamic and innovative recruitment agencies in Milton Keynes.
Ruth McCulloch – Branch Manager
Ruth has been with Unique from the start and has successfully managed the Milton Keynes branch from day one.
Julie Press – Industrial Consultant
Julie joined Unique in September 2018 on our busy industrial desk where her background working for Welfare to Work, where she worked for 12 years, have proven to be an asset. Julie has the skill to match candidates to our clients. Ensuring both receive excellent customer service.
Veronica Sisca – Payroll Administrator
Veronica joined Unique in May 2018 as the Office Administrator and has been successfully promoted to Payroll Administrator. Her attention to detail ensures all candidates are paid correctly.
Aleksandra Klys – Driving Consultant
Aleksandra has an excellent rapport with candidates and clients, ensuring that both are satisfied with the service we provide. Aleksandra deals with HGV, Non-HGV drivers and Van Drivers.
John Lewis – On-Site
Has worked for Unique Employment Services for 18 years and the last 7 years have been on-site at John Lewis Magna Park. Working alongside her superb team of supervisors that help with the day to day running of the business.
Carmel deals with all the recruiting for the 400 plus staff that are needed for this specialist Warehouse and Distribution centre. Carmel started at Unique in the warehouse almost 7 years ago, worked her way into a Supervisor role and for the past four years has recruited for MP1 and MP2.
Magda is a recent addition to the Unique Employment JL team and recruits and manages staff based in Blakelands and MP3.
Our Spalding branch opened its doors in June 2013, with a vision to provide cost effective and value-added solutions for its selected markets, building long-term customer and employee relationships.
Lina Edinborough – Read-Branch Manager
The branch has grown rapidly under the management of Lina which has enabled us to recently purchase our fantastic new premises in Spalding town centre.
An extremely hard working, determined and customer focussed manager, Lina has a warm, friendly and positive personality.
Vilius Sakuotis – Senior Branch Consultant
Vilius is an outstanding consultant and due to his hard work and commitment in offering clients and employees a quality service, with a friendly smile, he was recently promoted.
Natasha Posnett – Payroll Administrator
Natasha joined Unique Employment Services in October 2017 with a strong accountancy background to ensure our temps get paid correctly. With her warm and friendly approach, Natasha is there to help and assist.
Jack Martin – Industrial Consultant
Jack is new to recruitment but has instantly taken to his new position. He is professional and friendly and has an eye for detail.
Jurgita Uzpuleviciute – Industrial Consultant
Jurgita has a background of over 12 years of being a supervisor for a well-established client and has transferred her skills into recruitment. Her calm manner ensures deadlines are met.
In 2015 we were pleased to announce the opening of our Wellingborough branch – in 2017 due its great success and growth the branch re-located to new premises in Wellingborough Town Centre. We were honoured to have the presence of the Mayor & Mayoress of Wellingborough to open the doors to our new central location in May 2017.
A highly qualified and hands on Branch Manager with experience in Driving, Industrial, Commercial and County/Borough Council recruitment. Claudia has a solid experience with client service delivery, contract implementation and the day to day running of a recruitment branch, along with the ability to build strong relationships with clients, peers and her team.
Monika is responsible for branch sales, client bookings and recruiting along with day to day management of the candidates. Monika has strong social media recruitment experience and has developed excellent relationships with both the workers and the clients.
Newly promoted to Recruitment Consultant, Shannan is one of the first points of contact for our candidates. She is also responsible for local advertising, candidate management and sourcing new business leads.
The exciting growth period in the company saw the opening of our Peterborough branch in February 2015. The aim of the branch is to provide a fantastic experience for both our workforce and client base alike. The branch has a real focus on delivering outstanding customer satisfaction which has resulted in continued growth in a challenging market place.
Andy Wheeler – Branch Manager
Having come from an on-site branch and area management background spanning over 25 years, with a wealth of knowledge of dealing with Industrial and Health & Social care positions, Andy has built strong relationships with clients and workers. He is a proactive, upbeat manager who prides himself on the service he delivers to his clients, which can only be achieved with a strong, ambitious and dedicated team working alongside him.
Shannon Bott – Industrial Consultant
Shannon is conscientious, thorough, and leaves no stone unturned in her pursuit of the best outcome. Her six years working in a professional customer service environment has enabled her to fully understand her customer and client needs to ensure expectations are met.
Unique Employment are a JAUPT approved training centre, offering a variety of CPC courses for clients and drivers who can benefit from our dedication to the transport and logistics sector.
Our trainers have vast experience in the distribution industry and their training is aimed to provoke discussion, reflection and ultimately give the driver the knowledge they need to be safe, efficient and professional on the road.