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RIG, CPL Specialist Talent and Clinical Professionals Rebrand as Cpl UK

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​We are excited to announce that UK based subsidiaries of global talent provider, Cpl Resources PLC have combined to create a transformational talent services offering to the UK.

Commenting on this collaboration, Yvette Cleland, CEO of Clinical Professionals said "Joining the Cpl Family after our acquisition 4 years ago has allowed us the opportunity to develop and invest significantly in our people, our expansion and our service offering. The opportunity for Affi and I to collaborate more closely and build a formidable UK offering, and for our life sciences business, extend our global footprint has been a career highlight for me and I look forward greatly to our continued journey".

All three business have rebranded under the Cpl UK banner to seamlessly provide a host of talent solutions to customers across the UK which will include an array of flexible, contingent, and permanent talent solutions.

Affi Khan, CEO of RIG Healthcare and CPL Specialist Talent added "This is a perfect match, when Yvette and I sat together in October 2019 to look at how we could work together more collaboratively, the synergies were uncanny. This now gives us a platform to really push on and grow in the UK!"

As a group we will continue to service life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors and expand beyond that into other niche STEM markets as well as candidate short areas within professional services.

Anne Heraty, Group CEO commented "This is a major milestone in the growth and development of our business in the UK. We truly believe in the transformational impact of matching the right person to the right organisation and providing workforce solutions that support and enable our clients. The coming together of our two businesses in the UK under the Cpl brand reinforces our commitment to innovative workforce solutions which with our client first mindset will enable us to grow sustainably in partnership with our UK clients."

Affi Khan will remain in place as CEO of Cpl UK for the Technology and Healthcare Sectors and Yvette Cleland will also stay as CEO of Cpl Life Sciences whilst also expanding our offering into professional services.

Having a UK focused infrastructure will allow us to enhance our partnerships with our customers in navigating a complex and uncertain landscape considering the Covid-19 pandemic, Brexit and upcoming IR35 regulatory changes in the private sector. This will include UK based Finance, HR and Legal teams led by Glen Hall as he steps into the role of CFO for CPL UK and Compliance, Commercial and Payroll teams led by Jamie Bushell, as COO of CPL UK.

Barry Winkless our Group Chief Strategy Officer worked closely with the UK team in making the vision a reality said “This is an exciting time. We believe with our unique blend of great people and innovative services across the talent spectrum we can offer something unique in the UK market. This development means our clients in the UK can tap into many of Cpl's supports including Cpl's Future of Work Institute- a leading edge think thank and advisory, and Covalen­ Cpl's business services group.”

As a combined business we now sit in the top 1% of UK recruiters by turnover with a vision to double in size by 2025 and lead the way as UK's best transformational talent partner.

​If you would like to get in contact with a member of the CPL UK team or would like to know more about our services and vacancies, please email [email protected]