Pure is the leading professional recruitment company in the East of England specialising in Accountancy, Executive, Human Resources, Marketing & Digital, Office and Technology roles across all levels.
Established in 2002, we have offices in Cambridge, Norwich, Ipswich and Chelmsford. Our key aim is to support the growth of our region’s businesses at the same time as helping our candidates at every step of their career with unrivalled local recruitment expertise. Complimentary services include psychometric and personality profiling, salary benchmarking and executive coaching. We further support professionals with seminars and development programmes, working with our partners including the Women’s Leadership Programme, Board Ready Talent Scheme, Finance Leadership Programme and Best Employers Eastern Region, supporting the growth of the talent pipeline in our region.
An Investors in People Gold company, our people are at the heart of our business delivering high-quality recruitment and advice, supporting our candidates, clients and local communities. We strive to be a rewarding place to work where our people are happy, supported, rewarded and motivated to go the extra mile for our customers.
Most importantly, we work in partnership with you to recruit the right person or support you in your career.
Welcome to Pure.
What we do
From Senior Finance Managers and Controllers to accounts clerical - Purchase and Sales Ledger Clerks.
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From administrative to board level and from generalist positions to specialist roles, such as employee relations, learning and development and recruitment.
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A range of exciting IT roles including IT Business Analysts, Network Engineers and IT Directors.
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Marketing & Digital
From General Marketing and Comms roles to specialists in CRM, digital events, and brand management.
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Executive Assistants, PAs, Office Managers, Legal Secretaries and Administrators. We work closely with leading Insurance and Financial Services companies recruiting claims, business analysis, compliance, broking and underwriting roles.
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Who we work with
Jostle award for internal communications and intranet strategy.
Awarded IIP Gold.
Launch of Best Employers 2018.
Launch of the Board Ready Talent Scheme.
Pure awarded Investors in People Gold.
IT specialism is launched.
Pure is awarded Investors in People Silver.
Comparemysalary.co.uk launches providing salary benchmarking for the East of England.
Women's Leadership Programme launches with People & Performance Ltd.
Marketing specialism launches.
Pure launches Best Employers Eastern Region with eras Ltd.
Pure Chelmsford office opens.
Pure Financial Services launches.
Pure Human Resources launches.
Pure Professional Office Support specialism launches.
Pure Ipswich office opens.
Pure Norwich office opens.
Pure launches Executive specialism across the East of England.
Start our commitment to the local community by announcing our support for East Anglia's Children's Hospices.
Pure Resourcing Solutions launches with the accountancy specialism in Cambridge.
We put people first and we live by our values and this is reflected in everything that we do.
Energy & determination to achieve best results.
Believing in the power of teamwork.
Committed to helping people achieve.
Integrity and trust at its core.
Forward thinking and innovative with an eye to the future.
Rewarding and positive place to work.
Pure is committed to contribute to the growth in the region as well as making a difference to people’s lives and our initiatives have been created to support this.
Best Employers Eastern Region is a survey measuring employee engagement, culture and values. Produced in partnership with eras Ltd, sponsored by Archant and Birketts LLP, the survey identifies and promotes the best employers and informs businesses of employee-led insight into their culture and values, creating a platform for enhanced engagement. Awards highlight best practice from innovative organisations in the East of England.
Pure and People & Performance Ltd have teamed up to provide a women’s leadership development programme to address the shortage of female leaders in the region and build a strong talent pipeline for the future. The programme is aimed at female professionals who aspire to progress to senior management or board level roles.
The Board Ready Talent Scheme supports organisations in the East of England to grow and fast track their talent to become ‘Board Ready’ and provides development opportunities for ambitious individuals to gain experience as board apprentices on a host organisation’s board. Created by Pure Executive on a not for profit basis, the scheme aims to help organisations in the region to develop their leaders of the future, bring greater diversity to their boards and to build a succession pipeline.
We run a variety of events and seminars throughout the year, supporting aspiring business leaders. Working with our strategic partners such as Grant Thornton and Birketts LLP, our series includes Directors Clubs, Finance Leadership Programmes, HR Director Dinners, Charity CEO Forums and HR Development Programmes.
We believe in supporting and taking part in the communities that surround us. From the very beginning, we have supported a number of charities through fundraising, volunteering and donations. Our fundraising activities have included: climbing Kilimanjaro, Machu Picchu and the Three Peaks. In addition, each of our offices hold an annual charity quiz with all proceeds donated to local causes. Our teams are actively encouraged to support local charities and, after two years’ service at Pure, our team are given up to one week off each year to use for charitable contribution with a kick start to the charity of their choice of up to £250.
Over 30 different charities have now benefited from a share of £147,994.22 raised by Pure since 2002, including East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices; Lighthouse Women's Aid in Ipswich; The J’s Hospice in Chelmsford; Arthur Rank Hospice Charity in Cambridgeshire; The Matthew Project in Norwich; and Brightstars in Bury St Edmunds.
We are proud to be Pure.