Meet the team

James Davey

Managing Director of Workforce Recruitment & Workforce Battalion

James Davey is the seasoned captain of our team, bringing a wealth of experience and a unique blend of skills to his role as Managing Director. With an impressive 20 years in the recruitment field across various sectors, James is a master of his craft, dedicated to nurturing lasting relationships and driving successful placements.

A Diverse Portfolio:

James' illustrious career spans a multitude of sectors, endowing him with a deep understanding of the unique dynamics and demands that different industries present. His adaptability and comprehensive knowledge make him a true leader in the recruitment world.

The Bridge Builder:

James is a true advocate for inclusivity, seamlessly working with both ex-military and non ex-military candidates. His talent lies in recognizing and appreciating the distinctive strengths each group brings, creating opportunities that benefit candidates and employers alike.

A Relationship Extraordinaire:

James is renowned for his exceptional relationship-building skills. He believes that recruitment goes far beyond matching skills; it's about connecting people with opportunities that align with their values and aspirations. His ability to forge strong and authentic connections sets the tone for our entire team.

Strategic Visionary:

As our Managing Director, James plays a pivotal role in shaping our strategic direction. His visionary leadership guides the development of innovative recruitment strategies, ensuring clients and candidates receive top-notch service and support.

Sports Enthusiast:

James' interests extend beyond the world of recruitment. He finds solace and camaraderie on the golf course and cricket field, where he learns the value of teamwork and persistence - a perspective he brings to his leadership style.

Family First:

While James is deeply committed to his work, he treasures the time he spends with his family. Their unwavering support and love fuel his drive to make a positive impact in the lives of candidates and employers.

Fleur Linkman

Director of Workforce Recruitment & Workforce Battalion

Fleur is an accomplished and dynamic leader in the recruitment landscape, bringing a wealth of experience and a unique blend of skills to her role. With a career spanning 15 years, Fleur is dedicated to creating meaningful connections between candidates and employers, fostering an environment of collaboration and success.

Versatile Expertise:

Fleur's extensive recruitment background spans across diverse sectors, equipping her with an innate understanding of the intricacies and nuances that different industries present. Her ability to adapt and thrive in various contexts is a testament to her versatility and commitment to delivering outstanding results.

Bridge Builder:

Fleur is a true advocate for building relationships that transcend the traditional boundaries of recruitment. She believes that connecting candidates with the right opportunities goes beyond matching skills - it's about aligning values, aspirations, and ambitions. Her exceptional relationship-building skills form the cornerstone of her approach.

Passion for People:

Driven by a deep passion for helping others succeed, Fleur is known for her genuine empathy and dedication to both ex-military and non ex-military candidates. Her ability to understand and address the unique needs and goals of each individual makes her an invaluable asset to our team.

Strategic Leadership:

As the Director of Workforce Recruitment & Workforce Battalion, Fleur plays a vital role in shaping the strategic direction of the team. Her innovative vision guides the development of progressive recruitment strategies that ensure a seamless experience for both clients and candidates.

Balancing Act:

Outside the world of recruitment, Fleur finds solace and inspiration in long walks - a practice that mirrors her journey in helping candidates take purposeful steps toward their professional goals. She also values quality family time, recognizing that the support and love of her loved ones fuel her drive to make a positive impact.

Fleur Linkman's leadership as the Director of Workforce Recruitment & Workforce Battalion is marked by her unwavering dedication, exceptional relationship-building skills, and commitment to creating opportunities that transform lives. Her ability to seamlessly connect talent with the right opportunities underscores her role as a driving force within our team.

Emma Davey

Recruitment Resourcer for Workforce Recruitment & Workforce Battalion

Emma is a dedicated and resourceful professional within the recruitment field, contributing her skills to the success of our team. With a keen eye for talent and a knack for effective candidate sourcing, Emma plays a pivotal role in connecting ex-military and non ex-military candidates with opportunities that align with their aspirations.

A Skillful Sourcer:

Emma's expertise lies in her ability to identify and source suitable candidates from a diverse pool. Her commitment to finding the right fit ensures that both candidates and employers benefit from a well-matched partnership. Her strategic approach to sourcing contributes to the overall success of our recruitment efforts.

Promoting Opportunities:

As an essential member of our team, Emma takes on the responsibility of advertising vacancies, showcasing the exciting possibilities that await talented individuals. Her dedication to presenting opportunities in their best light contributes to attracting top-tier candidates who are eager to make a positive impact.

CV Transformation:

Emma's support extends beyond candidate identification; she also assists in the critical process of CV re-writing. By helping candidates present their skills and experiences effectively, she empowers them to put their best foot forward and showcase their potential to prospective employers.

Passion for Connection:

Beyond her professional pursuits, Emma enjoys spending quality time with her friends, valuing the connections that enrich her life. Her passion for horseriding reflects her determination and dedication, qualities that translate seamlessly into her work of connecting candidates with opportunities.

Emma Davey's role as a Recruitment Resourcer for Workforce Recruitment & Workforce Battalion is characterized by her dedication to sourcing, promoting, and empowering candidates. Her ability to identify talent, present opportunities, and support candidates in their journey toward meaningful careers underscores her importance within our team and her impact on the recruitment process.

Dave Kershaw

Non-Exec Director

Dave has been involved in recruitment since 2000, managing his own successful multi-disciplinary recruitment business for over 12 years.

As well as supporting Workforce Recruitment since 2014, he now invests in specialist recruitment businesses throughout the UK giving us access to a wider group of recruiters, allowing us to reach a larger talent stream which enables us to better support any specialist requirements

Rob Fisk

IT Director

Rob has been involved in the design and development of enterprise IT systems for most of his career, and recruitment software, in particular, since 2002.

Backed by a small technical team, he is responsible for ensuring Workforce's candidate management software, database, billing systems & online timesheet solution are as efficient and user friendly as possible.

Sarah Cotton

Finance Manager

Sarah is a degree qualified, ACCA affiliate accountant, with over 15 years' experience across both accountancy practices and industry.

Backed by a small finance team, she ensures that all Workforce temporary workers are paid correctly and on time, and that all client invoices are raised correctly, addressing any queries quickly and efficiently.