About Us

We are a leading recruitment consultancy servicing three niche markets: Catering & Hospitality, Pubs, Bars & Restaurants and Commercial. Founded by Paula Rogers over twenty years ago, we are driven by one question: how can we help you?

Our entire reputation rests on the personal relationships we hold with our clients, our candidates and our staff.

What makes us different?

95% of the permanent candidates we place stay in their positions for more than twelve months – showing our strong track record for getting it right first time.

We have the insight, sector knowledge, experience and contacts to connect clients and candidates.

Loyalty is also important to us so we never, ever head hunt from within our existing client-base.


Support for you at every step of your recruitment journey.


Recruitment is personal and is often about winning hearts as well as minds.

We are in the relationship building business and this demands high levels of trust, integrity and engagement.

Confidentiality and honesty are the foundations of every client assignment we undertake.

Whether temporary or permanent, we interview every candidate personally and undertake rigorous reference checks and induction processes to ensure that nothing is ever left to chance.

We actively promote a culture of three-way feedback from our candidates and clients to keep us challenged and fresh.

Our 95% placement retention rate is one of
the highest in the

Latest News

Paula Rogers shortlisted for the NatWest everywoman Awards 2016
22 extraordinary women whose vision and tenacity have driven their entrepreneurial success have been named as this year’s finalists in the 14th annual NatWest everywoman Awards, the UK’s most prestigious event celebrating the achievements of women business owners.Paula Rogers, founder of Admiral Recruitment, has been chosen as a finalist in the Hera Award category, presented to the most inspirational woman running a business which has been trading for 10 years or more.Paula set up Admiral Recruitment in 1995 and the company has been wholly self-funded since then. Now one of London’s leading players within the temporary and permanent hospitality and…
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Supporting skills development from within
Ensuring that our candidates have the necessary skills and confidence to succeed is all part of our recruitment process at Admiral Recruitment.So when we became members of The Academy of Food and Wine Service (AFWS) earlier this year, we jumped at the opportunity to invest further in our candidates by launching in-house training sessions, identical to those practised by the AFWS and highly endorsed by Michelle Roux.The Academy of Food & Wine is the professional body for front of house and food & beverage service in the UK and it sets the benchmark for best practice.Always delighted to promote best practice…
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