Friday Office Lunch Club

Awesome afternoon at the office lunch club, it’s always great when the whole team gets involved! We hope you all had fun.

Office Lunch Club

FRIDAY LUNCH CLUB!! As a well done for the performance in January, our entire team is getting taken out for an office lunch club this afternoon.Well done for smashing the target guys, we love rewarding you for all your hard work!! Let’s make it a great afternoon!!!

Barcelona Holiday Target – May 2018

DAY 1 of the first holiday target of the year!! Back due to a popular demand and a company favorite, we’re off to Barcelona in May!! With consultants already making a head start, the team are working extra hard to make sure they get themselves on that plane!! WE’RE SO EXCITED AND CAN’T WAIT TO

Annual General Meeting 2017

Great afternoon at our AGM on Friday! It was great to hear from the managers and directors of the business and seeing what the future holds for Avanti. We are looking forward to the year ahead and hope that all targets that were set are achieved by the end of 2018.

The Ritz London Winner – Travis Kennard

Congratulations to Travis Kennard on winning the main prize of the December Christmas raffle! We hope you have a great time at The Ritz London when you go! Well done for all your hard work last year, it paid off!

Avanti Christmas Party

Brilliant evening on Friday! Thank you Best Parties Ever for hosting such a great party! 

Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Christmas Jumper Day 🎅🏼🎄Merry Christmas from all of us at Avanti Recruitment!

Last Lunch Club of 2017 – Orwells Restaurant

Lunch Club Fridays! Thank you to Orwells Restaurant for hosting our last lunch club of 2017! The team loved an afternoon out of the office enjoying delicious food and drink 😋👌🏼

Avanti Christmas Raffle – The Ritz London

Today we start the Avanti Christmas Raffle and we’re so excited about it. With prizes to be won everyday who will get the most tickets and win the main prize which is a dinner for two at The Ritz in London… Good luck team,we’re looking forward to see who wins what over the next month!

Chris Brown – November Jacket Incentive

Well done to Chris Brown for winning the November Jacket Incentive!

Brandon Hussain – November Jacket Incentive

Congratulations to Brandon Hussain for hitting the November Jacket Incentive! Great work Brandon!

Greg Clark – November Jacket Incentive

Well done to Greg Clark on hitting the November jacket incentive! Thank you for all the hard work you’ve put into this year, it really does pay off.

Malta Holiday Incentive 2017

Following a rocky start to the trip it’s safe to say the storm didn’t ruin this holiday incentive!! We’re glad you guys had a great time in Malta over the weekend, thank you for all your hard work gents; Mike Walton, Chris Brown, Mark Ricketts, Greg Clark, David Smith and Gary James really well deserved.  

Biggest Month at Avanti – Chris Brown

Another success story here at Avanti. Massive well done to Chris Brown for not only achieving his biggest month at Avanti but also beating the Avanti record on highest contract revenue in one month! You have already achieved so much in the last 3 months, we can’t wait to see what the next 3 months hold

Lunch Club – The Royal Oak

Lunch Club Friday! Well done to the entire team for smashing their targets last month!! We hope you’re all enjoying your afternoon off at The Royal Oak this afternoon!

Biggest Month in Recruitment – Brandon Hussain

Another record month for one of our consultants!! Congratulations Brandon Hussain for achieving your personal best in recruitment last month. We are proud to see how well you are doing and look forward to seeing your career flourish further! Well Done!

Holiday Incentive Hit in 3 Months – Chris Brown

Another stellar performance from Chris Brown!! 3 months with the business and he’s hit the holiday incentive! Well done Chris and thanks for all your hard work over the last 3 months, we are looking forward to your future with Avanti & seeing you on the holiday to Malta! GREAT WORK!

Lunch Club – Beehive

Great Afternoon with the team on Friday, trying out a new Lunch Club venue at the The Beehive! Great service and the food was absolutely to die for! Thank you to Dominic Chapman for being such a great host and posing for a photo with us!

Red Kangaroo Incentive

What an awesome incentive and what better way to end the summer league than with total wipeout? Last week we took the team to The Red Kangaroo Trampoline Park for a fun filled evening! Well done #TEAMKK for the overall win of the Avanti Summer League.

The Fat Duck

***HIGH ACHIEVERS LUNCH*** Last Thursday we took our high achievers to The Fat Duck for an experience they certainly won’t forget. Thanks for all your hard work guys, we hope you had a great time!


Our team had an awesome time at the Reading Oktoberfest on Friday! Great work on the outfits guys, we hope you enjoyed it.

Malta Holiday Target

***EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT!! – Winter Sun Holiday Target*** We’re kicking this month off with our 3rd holiday target of the year to MALTA! 😎☀️ With amazing plans being made for the trip, this will be a target not to be missed! Good Luck to our team, we look forward to seeing you there!

Great Start – Chris Brown

Great start for Chris Brown!! Well done for securing your first placement in 7 days of starting with Avanti! The IT Contract team is officially open for business, if you are looking for contractors to join your company or a new contract role then get in touch with Chris on 01184 024 664 or

Welcome Chris Brown

Welcome to the newest member of the Avanti Team! Following a long standing career in recruitment Chris joins us as the IT Contract Business Manager for Avanti! Best of luck with your career with us Chris, we can’t wait to see what the future holds for you!

Gents Lunch Club!

Gents lunch club on Friday – Welcome to the billing club Mark, what a successful first lunch club for you! Well done guys you all worked extremely hard and a massive well done to Mike for all your hard work over the last few months the directors chair was well deserved!

Promotion to Consultant – Mark Ricketts

A huge congratulations to Mark Ricketts who has recently been promoted! Mark has worked extremely hard since joining Avanti 4 months ago. We are delighted to have you as a part of the team and look forward to see what your future at Avanti holds! Good Luck!

Rounders Winners – #TEAMKK

***AVANTI LEAGUE*** What an exciting evening we had yesterday, with both teams going head to head, we saw some real competition out on the field! As always there could only be one winner though, so well done to everyone on #TEAMKK for taking home the victory!

Henley Regatta Incentive

Our guys and girls looking dapper at Henley Royal Regatta on Friday!! Well done again to everyone who hit their targets, superb work!


TODAY IS THE DAY WE KICK OFF THE AVANTI SUMMER LEAGUE!! At 12PM the two Team Captains Kalina Suchenia & Lee Wise will be picking their final teams to kick start this summer event! ***LET THE GAMES BEGIN AND MAY THE BEST TEAM WIN!!!***

Team Building Evening!

Team Building Evening last night! Thanks to everyone who made it – We had a really great evening of food, drinks and dancing!

Barcelona Trip 2017

WHAT AN AMAZING WEEKEND IN BARCELONA! With endless sun and laughter this will be a weekend our guys & girls will never forget!

Congratulations to our trainees for passing the ATP!

Well done to our trainees Mali Deakin, Mark Ricketts and Nimco Sardeie who have recently passed the Avanti Training Programme! Now onto the race of being promoted to consultant and whose going to win the crazy bear prize?! Good Luck guys!!

Welcome Tyler Jenkins

Welcome to the newest member of the Avanti team. Tyler joins us today from another recruitment company where he gained a years experience within recruitment. We’re glad to have you on board Tyler and can’t wait to see what the future with Avanti has in store for you!

Promotion to Business Manager – David Smith

Congratulations to David Smith on his promotion to Business Manager! David has been with Avanti for 5 years & has been extremely successful in his career to date. David joined as Trainee Recruitment Consultant in 2011 after graduating from Uni & progressed through the business with promotions to Consultant, Senior, Principal & Team Lead where

Avanti St Patricks Day

Happy St Patrick’s day from all of us at Avanti. Today the team dressed up in green to support charity, what a great day it has been!

£250,000 Club!

Well done to the newest members of the £250K Club! We’re glad you had a great time yesterday!! Next stop is £500K!

Lunch Club

Well done to the guys (and Georgee) who went on Lunch Club last week! Targets are set to be hit so great work on hitting lunchy! We hope you had fun…

Girls Night!

Our lovely ladies enjoyed an Avanti girls dinner last night, where they went to coconut for dinner and cocktails! We’re glad you had fun ladies!

Welcome to the Team Mark & Nimco

Massive welcome to our newest recruits Mark and Nimco who have both joined us as Trainee Recruitment Consultants on the IT Permanent team. Welcome to the team guys, we wish you the best of luck with your careers at Avanti!

First Lunch Club

January proved to be a great month for some, with two of our consultants hitting their first Avanti Lunch Club! Well done Mike and Kalina

Welcome to Mali Deakin-Smith

Welcome to our newest recruit of 2017! Mali joins us today as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant, she comes from a retail background whose entire family is in recruitment. She will be joining our IT permanent team and will be working alongside our Team Leader Travis Kennard. Best of luck with your career at Avanti Mali, we look

Congratulations Liam Hale on your Promotion – First of Many!

FIRST PROMOTION OF THE YEAR!! Massive Congratulations to Liam Hale who hit his first promotion with Avanti Recruitment last month. At this point only being with the business a year, we look forward to what you will achieve in 2017!

Avanti Recruitment does the ZOMBIE Experience

Well done to all of our consultants for achieving the incentive target in December! As a result of the success on Friday the 13th of January we all got to go on a ZOMBIE experience and survived the apocalypse. What a brilliant incentive to have gone on, the entire evening was full of fun and

Top Permanent Biller Award – David Smith

Congratulations on winning the Top Permanent Biller Award at our AGM today! David has worked extremely hard in 2016 which has resulted in him winning the title. Keep up the good work David, let’s hope 2017 is an even better year for you!

Well done Liam Hale on winning the Christmas Raffle

Well done Liam who won the Christmas raffle today! He won a weekend away & evening dinner at the Crazy Bear! Amazing work Liam, we hope you have a great time!

Avanti Christmas Party 2016

Our annual Christmas party took place in Mya la Carte this year where our consultants got all dressed up and taken to the number 1 restaurant in Berkshire. We got to witness one of our consultants drawing out the winning ticket in our December raffle and he won a weekend stay & an evening meal

Welcome Kalina Suchenia

Welcome to the team Kalina who joined us today as the Internal Recruiter for Avanti! Kalina comes from a background of doing Internal Recruitment for another agency. We look forward to working with you!

Summer Holiday Incentive – Marbella

Congratulations to 6 of our consultants who worked extremely hard to hit the summer incentive target and got jetted off to Marbella for 3 days in the SUN! Well done guys, hope you’re having a great time!

Henley Regatta Lunch Club

We love celebrating success here at Avanti! Congratulations to 4 of our consultants who worked extremely hard to hit the latest Lunch Club incentive and had the chance to get all dressed up and go to Henley Regatta where they enjoyed an afternoon of drinks in the sun! Well done guys!

Promotion to Senior Consultant – Jamie Francis

Well done to Jamie who got promoted to Senior Recruitment Consultant today after being with the business for only a year and a half!

Promotion to Senior Consultant – Steve Johnson

Well done to Steve who got promoted to Senior Recruitment Consultant today after being with the business for only 2 years!

Promotion to Senior Consultant – Samuel Lilley

Well done to Samuel who got promoted to Senior Recruitment Consultant today after being with the business for only 2 years!

Welcome Travis Kennard

Travis joins Avanti today as a Senior Recruitment Consultant with vast experience within the recruitment industry! Welcome to the team Travis, good luck with your career at Avanti!

Manager perks

Avanti managers receive personal chef and dining experience with Culinary Temptations. Exceptional food and drink in the comfort of our directors home courtesy of Mark Simpson.

Christmas jumper donations in aid of Cancer Research

Avanti does Christmas jumper day with a difference this year.  After dressing up for the day the jumpers were then donated to the local Cancer Research charity shop in Reading. They commented, “the Christmas jumpers will sell like hot cakes, thank you”. Thanks to all here who took part.  

Congratulations Samuel

Huge congratulations to Samuel who has for the 3rd time this year been awarded consultant of the month and MVP for highest value! Samuel is a great example to us all in the industry for someone who follows a good process and consistently delivers on his clients requirements. Well done Samuel

Congratulations to Brandon on his promotion – the first of many!!

Congratulations to Brandon for getting his first promotion from Trainee to Consultant! We look forward to seeing where your career will take you, good luck!

Congratulations to Jamie on his Promotion!

Jamie joined Avanti as a Trainee  in January. He came to us with a couple of months worth of recruitment experience from another company but wanted to find the right company that could match his career ambitions. He quickly settled into the business and demonstrated from the off set that he had the skills and the


Avanti is delighted to announce our record breaking month in July! Thanks to the continued commitment, skills and work ethic given by all of our consultants; Avanti has easily beaten all previous records set in it’s 6 year history. Gary James, Business Manager said “Avanti has grown massively over the last 18 months. We have

Promotion to Team Leader – David Smith

Well done to David who got promoted to Team Leader of the Permanent IT Team today after being with the business for almost 5 years!

Georgee Hopkins – Trainer

Avanti has long been seen as the recruitment consultancy of choice for trainee consultants looking to break into the industry. We understand how important good, consistent training is in recruitment and with the recently appointed Georgee Hopkins joining the team as our Recruitment Trainer, we will  continue to ensure that we’re committed to training up

Avanti, proud to have been accredited it’s Bronze Investors in People

It is with great pleasure that we can now announce that Avanti has recently been awarded our Bronze Investors in People accreditation. Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people

Seasons Greetings from everyone at Avanti!

Everyone at Avanti hopes you have a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Avanti will be closed as usual between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day but our online services for contractors are still in place. The management team at Avanti and the heads of department do have occasional access to

Avanti 5th Birthday!

Still buzzing from the Avanti birthday party… 5 years into the journey and thanks to our outstanding team of specialist Recruitment Consultants we have built a growing, successful company which not only delivers but exceeds both clients’ and candidates’ expectations!. We are all looking forward to what the coming years will hold!

REC News

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Merry Christmas from all the team at Avanti

Everyone at Avanti hopes you enjoy this festive season and have a great time whatever you are doing. Avanti will be closed as usual between Christmas Eve and New years day but our online services for contractors are still in place and further details are included below. You will find the log-in for our online

PC shipments to see ‘most severe yearly fall on record’

PC sales set to suffer worst year on record. Global shipments of personal computers (PCs) are expected to see their “most severe yearly contraction on record” in 2013, according to research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). The firm said sales of PCs would fall by 10.1% this year, worse than the previous estimate of 9.7%. PC

UK manufacturing expands at fastest rate since 1995

Upbeat mood in Britain contrasts with pessimistic Eurozone surveys Robots stand ready to produce the new Mini Cooper at BMW’s plant at Cowley, Oxford, this week. Carmakers are held largely responsible for an increase in manufacturing output in the third quarter of 2013. Mike Hawes, the SMMT’s chief executive, said: “UK car manufacturing for the

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BBC plans to help get the nation coding

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2013 – Avanti team grew by 135% and now a rebrand!

Avanti has not only just been through massive changes this year but were not planning to stop. With our Central Reading office doubling in size and having a constant staff intake we felt like a refreshing rebrand was what we needed.  This month Avanti has updated our website and now also has a new and