We’ve provided recruitment expertise to leading engineering companies since 1985, and in turn helped our candidates and contractors with the right roles to help them progress their careers.
We know that our colleagues are the reason that our clients and candidates choose to partner with us. With expert knowledge of their local markets, industry insight and innovative solutions - they ensure our clients have the right strategy to be successful.
Whether you’ve just discovered NRL or have worked with us for decades - the overarching thing you’ll notice is our culture. As a family-owned business, we understand the importance of doing the right thing.
placements made each year
outage programmes managed by our Heysham branch in 2019
contractor payslips generated last year
international assignment support services provided since 2015
I have witnessed NRL’s excellent responsiveness to our needs. The pre-selected candidates presented by NRL were all good candidates with all the required experience and qualifications. NRL further provided valuable advice in relation to local HR matters.
Miklós Almásy de Zsadány
Chief Executive Officer, Ras Ghareb Wind Energy SAE
We feel confident approaching NRL, knowing that their team will be able to resource a wide range of suitable candidates helping us scale up our business during seasonal peaks. We would have no hesitation in recommending NRL to others.
A close and valued relationship built on trust, knowledge and experience. NRL provide candidates that we wouldn’t normally find in our day-to-day advertising, and within our industry it is vitally important that we expand our networks with our partners.
Bill Miller, Recruitment Programme Manager, Doosan Babcock
It’s refreshing to work with a supplier who really listens to our business needs and responds accordingly, providing valued support to fulfil our recruitment requirements.Throughout our partnership I have found them to be honest, flexible and collaborative, whilst remaining practical and realistic because of their in-depth knowledge of the industry.
Operations Director, Building Services, Emtec Group
Our reputation is important to us, it’s one our clients associate with compliance – trusting us to advise and steer them to ensure recruitment activities remain compliant and our contractors uphold industry standards.
After three decades in the recruitment industry, we’ve achieved a few milestones – but we also know we have many more to come.
NRL is founded
NRL, a Non-Destructive Testing company, is launched by brothers Andrew and Hugh Redmayne, in an office on the Sellafield site in Cumbria
Recruitment expertise established
The business expanded into Recruitment, as NRL began advertising job vacancies to support engineering contracting projects in Cumbria
Continued growth in Scotland
Recognising an opportunity to support clients in Scotland, we established our first Scotland office in Falkirk
NRL named Hot Recruiter
Our business entered the Recruiter magazine’s Hot 100 listing in position 23 – a prestigious industry accolade which we continue to hold today
NAECI expertise formalised
NRL joined the Engineering Construction Industry Association (ECIA), as the first major provider of NAECI recruitment expertise
Oil & Gas expertise acquired
The acquisition of Petrolic expanded NRL’s expertise in Oil & Gas in the UK, and for the first time establishing International recruitment services
Recruitment Company of the Year
The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) named NRL Recruitment Company of the Year (>£50m)
Transmission & Distribution expertise acquired
NRL extended it's expertise into Transmission & Distribution and Strategic Purchasing with the acquisition of Heysham based Intec (UK) Ltd
UK’s largest staffing firms
The Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) recognised NRL as a top 50 largest staffing firm in the UK
Best Contractor Engineering Agency
The Contracting Awards named NRL the Best Contractor Recruitment Agency for Engineering at their inaugural awards ceremony
We support thousands of people’s careers each year, so we’re proud to hold Member committed to diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) - ensuring our recruitment processes strive for equality.
Ready to work with us?
Whether you’re looking to advance your career or diversify into a new sector, NRL has hundreds of vacancies.
If you’re thinking it may be time to consider a new challenge, register your interest with us today.
Whether you’re looking for temporary or permanent talent to join your workforce, our Recruitment experts can help.