About Us

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Tamesides Multi-Award winning professional service provider and the North West trusted people partner.

Bennett Staff is an independently owned and managed recruitment business founded originally in 1958 as Bennett Secretarial Services, which is based on decades of experience of our late founder Mr Bennett.

Our operation is currently run by our Managing Director Claire Wolstenholme and Operations Director Robbie Harrison.

Bennett Staff has a talented team of 8 individuals with Industry knowledge and experience which we believe makes us a leading team in the Recruitment Sector. Collectively we have over 150 years of recruitment experience. Located in Hyde and covering much of the North West Regions, we pride ourselves in delivering a temporary and permanent recruitment package which supports our customer needs.

We believe we are constantly growing, both in knowledge and expertise. We evolve with change and adapt to the local economy to help our business succeed.

Our reputation and position as market leader in staff recruitment service in: Commercial - All Office, Industrial & Distribution, Catering and Hospitality

We always operate good business ethics and fully support equality and diversity as a key aspect of operational practices.

Our team thrive off each others passion for recruitment and are committed in understanding the needs of our clients and candidates. This shines through in our everyday duties.

We aspire to succeed, hit targets, and reach goals. We love the buzz and the challenge that every day is different, not knowing what job opportunities come in from one day to the next. Customer satisfaction is key to our business moving forward.

Finding the right talent to fill the roles is one of the other challenging aspects of the job. What makes us unique is how we go about it, to make it happen. We always strive to find the right candidate for the right job. One stop shop for all your recruitment needs.

We are an employment agency you can TRUST, who can add VALUE and have POSITIVITY in whatever we do.

Bennett Staff acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers.

Meet the team

Claire Wolstenholme MIRP

Managing Director

Robbie Harrison FIRP

Operations Director

Joanne Needham

Senior Recruitment Consultant - All divisions

Julie Maher

Accounts Executive

Chris Maher

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Industrial Division

Kirsty Ellor

Payroll and Compliance Administrator

Courtney Turner

Industrial Recruitment Consultant

Kelsie Morton

Commercial Recruitment Consultant

Shane Wolstenholme


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