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The VWA Difference

VWA is more than just a recruitment agency. Our expert Consultants and Research Team use sound judgement, honed over years of experience and anchored in our strong interviewing and assessment skills, to find, identify and attract top talent for our clients.

Over 35 years in business

Our service offering remains true to the original aspirations of the business. Since inception in 1989, VWA has continually adapted to changing conditions - but our core values remain the same. We continue to value the relationships and partnerships with candidates and clients as the most important part of our role.

What drives our exceptional service

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Exceeding Expectations

We add genuine value to every step of the recruitment process, embracing new technologies to increase our productivity, allowing us access more candidates than ever. We use our sound judgement, integrity, and market knowledge, honed over years of experience, and anchored in our strong interviewing and assessment skills to find, identify and attract the best people for our clients’ vacancies.

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Collaborative Partnerships

We are driven by building successful teams and making great matches, resulting in happy and fulfilled candidates and clients.​ The difference between an agency and a consultancy is engagement; we work with our clients and candidates to understand their requirements and make matches that last, with a strong emphasis on fit.

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Agile Experts

Our highly experienced team really are at the top of their game. The breadth of their knowledge means that they are able to provide an unsurpassed level of consultative service to candidates and clients. They are passionate about, and dedicated to, their work.

Our values



Honesty sits at the heart of everything we do. Our communication approach is open and transparent; you will always be given honest feedback and advice.



We are curious, reflective and adaptable. We are not restricted by a job description to find the right candidate for each role. We are change-orientated problem solvers. We persevere and are inquisitive.


Loyalty & Accountability

We are truly loyal. To each other, to our clients and to our candidates. We take responsibility for what we have committed to deliver.



We value every single client and candidate relationship, taking time to stay connected and available. This has resulted in our consistently high level of referrals from clients and candidates.



All VWA Consultants are highly trained in interview, search and selection practises. We are dedicated to growing our client sector knowledge and expertise.



We listen, consultant and advise. We never push.

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For us, recruitment isn’t a numbers game. We take time to get to know both our candidate and client needs and expectations.

Our testimonials

“We have worked with VWA on both permanent and temporary contracts in recent years and found their service efficient and valuable. The VWA team (Harry and Elena) took the time to understand our requirements and we placed successful candidates shortly after. I would have no…”
“I have worked with Harry Edwards since the summer of 2022, first as a candidate and latterly as a client contact. Harry has an incredible insight into people and placed me in my current role – which has quite simply been life changing for me and my family. He has a unique…”
“For some years we have been trying get help in our growing business. After trying the usual routes, asking around, Instagram and advertising, we decided to make an investment and be smart about the situation. Rosa at VWA was recommended by a business associate and almost…”
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