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Record January figures, out achieving last year by 17% Deb Roach re-joins the business as Operations Coordinator Record First Quarter (Jan-March) Graham Celebrates 10 years at ARV Solutions Company meal at The Ivy in Clifton

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2021 – New Normal?

Sue Eustace and Graham Brown promoted to Associate Director. more here Record January results for permanent placements. Record Q1 results June: 3 new experienced Recruiters join the team June: Tommy Winstone joins as our latest Trainee July: Strategy Day to establish the 3 Year Business Plan We ended the year…

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2020- Better recruitment, promotions, and award news!

Covid hit! We’ve kept going and hugely innovated for better recruitment! ARVIEW service launched, incorporating advanced video interview tech & client portal. Quicker, higher quality, lower cost. ARV-ADS launched. Recruit direct, with a low cost effective advertising and management suite. more here. Investors in People Awards finalists for Gold Employer…

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2019 – Gold again and more celebrations

Investors In People Gold – reaccredited Finalist! Best Recruitment Innovation at the Building Innovation Awards Finalist! Graham Brown, Permanent Recruitment Consultant of the year at the IRP Awards Finalist! Jim Roach, Manager of the Year, Investors In People Awards Finalist! Employer of the Year, Federation of Small Business Awards Sponsors…

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2018 ends on all time high

Record number of placements, for more employers than ever before.  Offsite Salary Guide published in Offsite Magazine. ARV Salary Guide 2019-2020 Principal Account Manager, Sue Eustace, celebrated 10 years service! Jim Roach podcast with Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association. Listen here Jim Roach, hosted a round…

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2017 – Award winning!

Winner! Jim Roach wins Investors In People, Manager of the Year Award for placing an emphasis on teamwork, collaboration, long-term results, and professional development.  Finalists! Employer of the Year at the Business Leader Awards: prestigious South West business awards Exhibitors at Explore Offsite series, Ecobuild, UK Construction Week – Timber…

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2016 – Awarded Gold and a big move

Awarded GOLD Accreditation by Investors In People. “Having attained the IIP Gold Accreditation is a great achievement with a first-time assessment” IIP Assessor. Awarded to the top 2% of organisations assessed, so to achieve this at first attempt is almost unknown.  Read more here  Purchased new Headquarters – 3000 sq/ft…

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Big year to support industry events

Exhibiting at industry events allows us to maintain and build connections and build on our knowledge of the industry, and recent developments. We joined the Offsite Construction Show as exhibitors for the first time. We exhibited at UK Construction Week – as part of Timber Expo. We sponsored our first…

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Mo the dog!

Mo the ARV Solutions dog joins the team! He particularly likes coming in on Friday mornings so doesn’t miss out on his bacon and sausage sandwich with the rest of the team!  

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DWP Contract awarded

2010 saw us awarded a contract with the Department for Work and Pensions to provide back to work support for unemployed professionals. This was a time when long term employees found themselves out of work, often for the first time in many years. We advised on how to seek work…

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