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2008

Opus Recruitment Solutions, our IT specialist, is founded by Darren Ryemill

£1.25m

turnover

8

staff

2009

Opus moves into new HQ
in Bristol

£1.89m

turnover

12

staff

Bristol office moves into larger offices

£2.39m

Turnover

17

staff

2011

£6m

turnover

22

staff

2012

London office opens

Placed on Virgin
Fast Track 100

£13m

Turnover

30

staff

2013

Placed on Virgin
Fast Track 100

Placed on Virgin fast track 100 for second consecutive year.

Darren Ryemill won Entrepreneur of the Year at Recruitment International

£14m

turnover

50

staff

2014

200

contractors out

McLean Ross Established

Our energy and utilities recruitment specialist is established.

Opus Sydney office opens

300

contractors out

First overseas placement

£25m

turnover

79

staff

2015

Hinton Spencer established

Our architecture recruitment specialist is established.

Opus Amsterdam opens
for business

JDR Energy established

Our energy recruitment specialist is established.

Opus NYC opens
for business

Opus ranked #2 on Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

Darren Ryemill wins Best Leader, Sunday Times

Darren Ryemill wins Young Director of the Year

Darren Ryemill wins Entrepreneur of the Year at Business Leader Awards

Darren Ryemill wins Entrepreneur of the Year at the Recruiter Awards

Opus wins Fastest Growth at the Business
Leader Awards

Placed on Virgin
Fast Track 100

Placed on Virgin fast track 100 for the third time.

£41m

Turnover

149

staff

2016

500

contractors out

Placed on Virgin
Fast Track 100

Placed on Virgin fast track 100 for the fourth time.

Linkedin #5 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agenices

Opus opens a
Manchester office

#5 in Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

£62m

turnover

200

staff

2017

JDR Energy wins
Micro Recruitment Business of the Year

600

contractors out

Opus listed on Top 25 Most Socially Engaged
on Linkedin

Opus Bristol moves into new larger HQ

Opus wins Best Recruitment Business at
Global Recruiter

JD Ross Energy Established

McLean Ross and JDR Energy merge to become JD Ross Energy, covering the full energy mix and lifecycle.

PLACED ON VIRGIN FAST TRACK 100

Placed on Virgin fast track 100 for the fifth time.

2018

Opus Talent Solutions established

Opus Reading office opens

Vedra Med tech established

Our med tech recruitment specialist is established.

Opus Hong Kong office opens

Placed in Financial Times fastest growing 1000

Finishing in position 461 and one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in Europe.

Won at the Recruitment International Awards.

Craig Harman won Business Leader of The Year 2018 for APAC.

The West Women of the Year 2018 Award

Amy Golding won the most outstanding woman in business in the west.

The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 2018

Ranked at number 14 on The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 2018

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