The Story So Far

“The best way to predict your future is to create it” Peter F. Drucker

The Story So Far

1998 – Launched as Kings Hill Recruitment, the brainchild of two experienced recruitment consultants. The first KHR office at Kings Hill was no bigger than an interview room itself at 80 sq ft.

1999 – Recruited our first 2 members of staff.

2000 –  Recruited 27 staff over 12 months for relocation of specialist Lloyds Underwriter.


2001 – Winners of the Age Positive “Recruitment Award of Excellence”

2005 – Kent Executive Search was established.

2006- Major projects include increasing call centre headcount by c.100 (sole agency) and 30 temporary staff for a 3-month data management/cleansing project.

2009 – Relocated to current Leybourne location.

2010 – Recruited 24  new staff for a French direct sales company’s first UK office.

2011 – Updated IT systems to state of the art cloud-based recruitment software allowing remote access for “out of hours” working.

2012 – KHR Digital established

2014 – 12 recruitment consultants, combined 130 years experience in IT, Digital & CRM, Accounts and Finance,  Management & Senior Appointments, Engineering & Construction, Legal and Insurance.

2015 – Specialist Consultants take the KHR experience into Technical, Manufacturing and Production, FMCG, and Logistics

2016 – Local demand prompts the opening of our Tunbridge Wells office

2017 – Number of KHR Temporary and contract workers on assignments with our clients at the highest levels ever

2018 – Local demand prompts the opening of our Linton office

2022 – NORA Finalist


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