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Allen Associates Case Studies

It is said that self-praise is no recommendation so we asked the people that matter. 
Real Clients and Candidates recount their experience of our service.

St Clare's, Oxford

Recruiting for an HR Administrator

St Clare’s is an independent school which offers students from across the UK and all over the world the opportunity to pursue a first class education in Oxford. It was founded in 1953 with a mission to advance international education and understanding which it has been doing successfully ever since.

Human Resources open


Rare combination of Science and Sales leads to Head of Business Development role

OBN is a not-for-profit membership organisation based at Milton Park, Abingdon, which supports and unites the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors.

Executive open

Talking Talent

Client Services Executive

Talking Talent is an innovative coaching consultancy at the forefront of developing and maximising the female talent pipeline. With its head office in Wallingford, Talking Talent employs a network of dedicated and experienced coaches who help businesses around the world.

PA/Admin open

Helen & Douglas House

Recruiting for an HR Administrator to cover Maternity Leave

Helen & Douglas House is a registered hospice charity, providing respite, symptom management and end-of-life care for babies, children, teenagers and young adults as well as respite, emotional, practical and bereavement support to their families.

Human Resources open


Building Strong Administrative Foundations

MEPC manages business parks across the UK, including Milton Park in Oxfordshire, providing business space to over 250 organisations and around 9,000 people working in manufacturing, professional services, science and technology. 

PA/Admin open

Oxford Leadership

Recruiting for Office and Operations Support

Oxford Leadership is a global leadership consultancy which helps leaders to navigate, perform and transform by aligning people, purpose and strategy. Based in central Oxford, the consultancy comprises a network of consultants, mentors and coaches.

PA/Admin open

The Order of St John Care Trust

Interim Head of HR

The OSJCT provides care for residents in 68 care homes as well as a domiciliary care service in 12 care housing schemes across Oxfordshire, Lincolnshire, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. A not-for-profit organisation, the OSJCT employs around 4,000 employees and looks after over 3,500 residents. 

Human Resources open

Oxford Media & Business School

An educated decision

Oxford Media & Business School is one of the UK's leading independent business and IT training colleges focusing on executive PA skills. Its industry-led PA course is fast becoming an alternative to university with students living in accommodation provided by the college and enjoying a busy life in Oxford during their year of study.

PA/Admin open

Knight Advisory Services

Business Manager to Lead the Charge

Oxford-based Knight Advisory Services is an international consultancy business which advises, supports and administers other companies within its group, including Aris Technologies – a software developer specialising in the online gaming industry. It also provides consultancy services to clients

PA/Admin open

OEE Consulting

Recruiting for a Head of Marketing

OEE Consulting is a specialist business improvement and transformation firm which helps leading brands improve customer experience and strategic outcomes, through operational excellence.

Marketing open

The Fertility Partnership

A new addition to the Finance team

The Fertility Partnership brings together some of the UK’s leading reproductive health clinics, sharing best practice to deliver the highest chances of success to its patients.

Finance open


A resourceful approach to recruitment

First established in 2000, WRAP is a registered charity whose vision is a world where resources are used sustainably. WRAP works in partnership with governments, businesses, trade bodies, local authorities, communities and individuals looking for practical advice to improve resource efficiency that delivers both economic and environmental benefits.

Marketing open

The Ashmolean Museum

Curating the right talent...

The Ashmolean Museum is the University of Oxford’s museum of Art and Archaeology. The Ashmolean’s historic collections are an integral part of the university’s intellectual heritage, having played an important part in research and teaching for over 300 years.

Temporary open

University of Oxford

The Department of Engineering Science

The University of Oxford is home to the only unified Engineering Science department in the UK which offers accredited courses in all the major branches of engineering. Every year the department, which is one of the largest in the university, produces around 160 new engineering graduates.

Temporary open

John Wiley & Sons

Publishing the best temps

Wiley’s Global Research business is a provider of content-enabled solutions to improve outcomes in research, education and professional practice with online tools, journals, books, databases, reference works and laboratory protocols.

Temporary open


Counting on the future

Established in 2006, Homeflow provides online marketing services, including software, websites, mobile sites and social media apps, to the property and estate agency sector. Homeflow employs around 20 people at its offices in London, Brighton and Oxford.

Finance open

WILA Lighting

Finding the brightest talent

WILA Lighting is one of Oxfordshire’s high growth success stories. The Abingdon and Wantage-based manufacturing business provides high end residential and commercial lighting solutions ranging from the Gherkin and Shard buildings in London to Said Business School in Oxford.

Temporary open


Harnessing digital technology

Oxford-based Nominet Trust believes in harnessing the power of digital technology to improve lives and communities. As the UK’s only dedicated Tech for Good funder, Nominet Trust is dedicated to bringing together, investing in and supporting people...

Marketing open

Newton Europe

People and the supply chain

Established in 2001 and now with its head office in rural Oxfordshire, Newton has grown to become one of the most successful operational improvement consultancies in the UK.

Human Resources open

Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons

The perfect placement

This enchanting, luxury hotel based in Oxford and owned by celebrated chef, Raymond Blanc OBE, offers one of Britain’s greatest culinary experiences.

PA/Admin open

Catalyst Works

A great candidate for a great cause

Established in Oxford in the mid-1990s, Catalyst Works meets the fund-raising, marketing and communication needs of the not-for-profit sector.

Marketing open


Recruiting for Head of HR

OPP Ltd is the European distributor of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and other leading psychometric tools. OPP and its partners help organisations unlock potential within individuals and teams by providing world class personality assessments and resources to trained practitioners and through the consultancy it provides.

Human Resources open


High quality homes and high quality people

Scottfraser is an independent firm of letting and estate agents specialising in high quality homes to buy and let in Oxford as well as in prime market towns and villages across the county.

PA/Admin open


Healthy marketing

M3 is a trusted global provider of information and connections in healthcare, with its European headquarters in Abingdon. It has a reach of more than 2.5m physicians worldwide.

Marketing open


Making the right move...

Established in 1895, Robinsons Relocation is a recognised global leader within the Corporate Relocation and Moving marketplace, providing a wide portfolio of services including UK domestic moving, international moving, business moving and corporate relocation services.

Human Resources open

Meet some of our team

Kate Allen

Managing Director

Kate founded Allen Associates in 1998 out of a determination to build a recruitment business which delivered a bespoke service centred on the needs of clients and candidates.

Snr Management Kate Allen

Rob Allen

Finance Director

Rob co-founded Allen Associates with his wife Kate. Rob shares the same enthusiasm for service excellence.

Snr Management Rob Allen

Eleanor Bromage

Associate Director

Eleanor has been a valued member of the team for over 12 years, managing the team alongside being heavily involved in the running of the business.

Snr Management Eleanor Bromage

Constance Farthing

Managing Consultant

Constance is a Managing Consultant in our HR division. She is passionate about the client and candidate experience.

Human Resources Constance Farthing

Simon Trott

Senior Consultant

Simon is a senior consultant in our Finance division, working closely with finance professionals at all levels to match them with opportunities within businesses in a wide range of sectors.

Finance Simon Trott

Helen Donohue

Managing Consultant

Helen manages the Marketing Division, working alongside Marija and Katya, on a wide range of permanent marketing roles. Helen fully understands the diversity of the marketing industry.

Marketing Helen Donohue

Marija Rakocevic-Charnley


Marija has a busy role, working with Helen in our Marketing division. With a background in account management, Marija has worked in the healthcare sector and for fashion house, Christian Dior Couture.

Marketing Marija Rakocevic-Charnley

Lauren Thomas

Managing Consultant

Lauren heads our PA/Admin division and is a very experienced and valued member of our PA/Admin team. She is a vibrant member of the team who is adept at identifying quality candidates.

PA/Admin Lauren Thomas

Hannah Bush

Managing Consultant

Hannah manages the Temporary Division, working closely with clients and candidates on temporary vacancies in a wide range of HR, Finance, Administration, PA and Marketing roles.

Temporary Hannah Bush
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