Recruitment Services

Our purpose is to create solutions that empower your ambitions.

We focus on building partnerships and gaining an in-depth knowledge of our customers, recruitment and our sectors, working in accordance with our values of Respect, Integrity, Passion and Excellence.

This collaborative approach enables us work together to help you achieve excellence and fulfil your potential.

Providing high quality services has helped us to become one of the leading recruitment companies in Hong Kong and mainland China, not self-proclaimed, but demonstrated by our numerous awards and accolades.

Serious about Talent.

Our numbers.

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7

Global Offices

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£57.2m

Turnover 2021

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£5.6m

EBITDA

2021

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344+

Employees

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£21.4M

NFI 2021

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2010

Year Started

Our values.

Respect

A responsibility to consistently deliver respect and compassion to our clients, candidates, colleagues, business and working environment. 

Integrity

To champion an open and honest approach that fosters trust, allowing us to deliver upon our word.

Passion

A shared energy, love and dedication for all that we do.

Excellence

A commitment to deliver to the highest possible standards by driving continuous improvement in ourselves and all areas of our business.

Our history.

2022

New CRO Appointed

In 2022 we have so far announced three major milestones in our growth strategy with the appointment of Kurt Schreurs, Global Chief Revenue Officer; the opening of a German office and appointment of a German Country Director, Guido Sieber.

2020/

21

Navigating a Global Pandemic

In 2020/21 we managed to overcome the considerable challenges of a global pandemic. Despite the impact of COVID-19 on many in the recruitment industry we continued to grow, moving into new bigger offices in Singapore and extending our Asia offering, opening our first office in mainland China in Shenzhen. We were awarded our second Princess Royal Training award in the midst of a pandemic and, in 2021, we once again made the Recruiter Fast 50 list and won Global Recruiters Best Medium Recruitment Company, the judges praising our resilience during COVID-19.

2019

Record Breaking Year

​By 2019 we had grown in all areas of our business, won numerous awards and accolades, gone from strength to strength and broken a number of our own records. Our strategic focus, operational framework, impressive NPS customer satisfaction scores, commitment to staff learning and development and financial success enabled us to secure outside investment for the first time. When Alcuin Capital partners took a minority shareholding in the business which would contribute to the realisation of our ambitious 5 year growth plans.

2017

Strategic Acquisition

In 2017 we made our first strategic acquisition, bringing boutique specialist consultancy Atlas Global Search to extend our Financial Services specialism and service offering to include contract in Asia. This year also saw us gain a Royal Seal of Approvel by being awarded a Princess Royal Training Award.

2014

More UK & Asia Expansion

After being recognised in the Recruiter Hot 100 in 2013, the next year saw an expansion of our Insurance offering in Asia when we opened a new office in Singapore and extended across the Penines from Leeds to establish our Public Sector division in Manchester.

2010

Gravitas was Founded

Gravitas Recruitment was founded by Jonathan Ellerbeck, Alexander Naylor and Daniel Wallis, opening offices in Hong Kong, Leeds and London. Building on over a decade of working together they sought to establish a specialist recruitment firm that could offer an unrivalled services to clients and candidates, within Technology and Insurance.

Diversity & Inclusion

Gravitas Recruitment China

Senior team.

The Management & Leadership Team at Gravitas have a wealth of recruitment and business experience between them.
They are serious about talent. Whether that's assisting employers in finding niche talent, connecting talent networks or supporting our own talent on their career journeys.
They work together, incorporating our core values of Respect, Integrity, Passion and Excellence, to drive business strategy and growth, service excellence and customer satisfaction.
The majority of them started their careers at trainee level in recruitment and have a collective commitment in striving to create a best in class, inclusive workplace.
Meet the team

Our awards.

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