Awards & Accreditations

A highly accredited recruitment partner

Over the years we have worked hard to achieve a number of awards and accreditations that acknowledge our service, internal processes and our commitment to our employees.

Awards & Accreditations - Great Place to Work

100 Best Workplaces™

We have been recognised as one of the 100 Best Workplaces™ in the UK by Great Place to Work® UK, ranking 13 out of 100. 

Great Place to Work® UK is part of a global research, consulting and training consultancy that helps organisations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the ​development of high-trust workplace cultures. The methodology behind the ranking is one of the most rigorous available and uniquely comprises both an employee survey and an audit into each organisation’s management and HR practices.  

Awards & Accreditations - GPTW Wellbeing

Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing

In February 2022, Great Place to Work® UK also recognised us as a Best Workplace™ for Wellbeing, ranking 14 out of 100 companies in the Medium Category. 

Our position on this list is driven by an annual employee engagement survey, created by Great Place to Work® UK which is in place to measure the extent to which everyone across each of our offices at Sellick Partnership feels about the culture of wellbeing we have developed as a business. This award is proof that our people really are at the heart of everything we do.

Best Workplaces for Women

Best Workplaces™ for Women 2023

In 2023, Sellick Partnership ranked number one on the UK's Best Workplaces™ for Women 2023 list by Great Place to Work® UK.

This accreditation, which showcases our dedication to creating an exceptional environment for women to thrive in their careers, highlights the success of our wider diversity and inclusion strategy.

With a 69% female workforce, and 59% of women in managerial positions, we are proud to have targeted leadership opportunities and a training approach that supports everyone individually.

Investors in People Gold

Investors in People Gold

We are thrilled to be awarded with the Investors in People Gold accreditation, improving from our previous Silver accreditation. To be awarded the Investors in People standard, we go through a series of assessments which look into various areas of our business, including:

  • Our people development
  • Training opportunities
  • The culture of the company 
Awards & Accreditations - ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015

We have also been accredited with ISO 9001:2015, a quality management accreditation that is externally audited to ensure compliance with set standards.

ISO 9001:2015 looks at core business areas that need to be documented in order to ensure a robust quality management system is in place. This includes: context of the organisation, leadership, planning, support, operations, performance evaluation and improvement. We have appointed a group of employees who champion ISO 9001:2015 within the different areas of the business to ensure that we are fully compliant across all functions.

APSCo Support Service Team of the Year

Earlier this year our Compliance Team won the award for Support Service Team of the Year at APSCo’s Awards for Excellence 2023.

Sellick Partnership’s Compliance Team work tirelessly to ensure our candidates are placed into their roles on time, with all necessary checks complete. Over the last 12 months they have made such an impact across the company and continue to support candidates, clients and Consultants on a daily basis – all while maintaining a 100% audit pass rate.

Awards & Accreditations - APSCo

APSCo membership

We are proud to be a member of APSCo (the Association of Professional Staffing Companies) which works to promote the interests of professional recruiters across the sector.

In addition to our membership, we have also been named an APSCo Member Committed to Diversity, which means we have successfully demonstrated our commitment to encouraging diversity in recruitment. APSCo’s Diversity Commitment is a public promise by its members to take measurable steps to improve diversity within their organisation and within the recruitment industry.

Awards & Accreditations - APSCo AMRA


As well as our APSCo membership, we are also delighted to announce that we have passed the AMRA (APSCo Member Risk Assessment). The AMRA accreditation clearly demonstrates our commitment to delivering professional and compliant recruitment solutions to our clients and candidates. This accreditation ensures that:

  • Client confidence in our compliance procedures is increased
  • It promote best practice standards
  • Our business is fully compliant
Awards & Accreditations - Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter

Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter

We are a proud to be a supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter – a voluntary membership which aims to elevate employment standards in GM.

We are committed to making a difference to our employees’ lives by elevating employment standards in the key characteristics covered in the Charter: secure work, flexible work, real living wage, excellent people management, workplace engagement and voice, excellent recruitment and progression, and a healthy and productive workplace. 

Awards & Accreditations - MEN Business Awards

MEN Business Awards

We were delighted to be shortlisted for the Manchester Evening News Business Awards in the £40m-£100m turnover category back in 2022. This year, we were shortlisted in the Business of the Year category. 

The event is one of the longest standing business awards in the region, with a long history of recognising and rewarding successful businesses across a range of different sectors. We are immensely proud to be recognised as a company that thrives for excellence.

Awards & Accreditations - FSQS


We are delighted to have been accredited FSQS (Financial Services Qualification System) – a third party Risk Management and Compliance for the Financial Services Sector.

The FSQS accreditation mark is valued by some of the largest purchasers in financial industry and indicates that we have gone through the process and have demonstrated our commitment and credentials to the industry.

Awards & Accreditations - Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials

We are also accredited with the Cyber Essentials certification which recognises the achievement of government endorsed standards of cyber security good practice.

It shows that measures are in place to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrates a commitment to cyber security.

Awards & Accreditations - Jobs Aware

Jobs Aware

To stay safe in your job search and flexible work, we recommend that you visit JobsAware (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat labour market abuse. Visit the JobsAware website for information and to get free, expert advice for safer work.

Disability Confident Committed (Level 1)

Disability Confident (Level 1)

Sellick Partnership is a Disability Confident Committed (Level 1) employer! We are proud to support this movement of change, encouraging employers to think differently about disability and take action to improve how they recruit, retain and develop the careers of disabled people. 

Awards & Accreditations - Race at Work Charter

Race at Work Charter

We are a signatory of the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter. The Charter is composed of five calls to action for leaders and organisations across all sectors. Signing up means taking practical steps to ensure their workplaces are tackling barriers that ethnic minority people face in recruitment and progression and that their organisations are representative of British society today. 

Awards & Accreditations - Race Fairness Commitment

Race Fairness Commitment

In July 2020, the Race Fairness Commitment was launched and now has over 40 signatories – and we are delighted to be one of them. As a responsible recruitment provider, we understand that we have a vital role in ensuring equal access to opportunities for all candidates. We are delighted to support this Commitment which strives to achieve fairness at work for people of all ethnic backgrounds. 

HealthTrust Total Workforce Solutions

HealthTrust-Total Workforce Solutions II Lot 4a Non-Medical Non-Clinical Framework. HealthTrust Europe is a recognised and comprehensive framework. We have received platinum approval from Neuven which shows that our compliance procedures are satisfactory with the NHS employer standards. This accreditation ensures that we have a robust management of policy obligation including, AWR, code of conduct regulations, TAX and social value.

Recruiter Hot 100

Recruiter HOT 100

In January 2024, we were thrilled to have ranked 39th out of 100 on the Recruiter HOT 100 list, which was announced at Recruiter’s Investing in Talent Awards. The list, which is put together by Recruiter Magazine and Gambit Corporate Finance, acknowledges the highest performing organisations in the UK recruitment sector. It sets the benchmark for the industry, providing a strong illustration of the quality and competitiveness within the sector.

Henpicked menopause-friendly workplace

Committed to being a menopause-friendly workplace

We are very proud to be working with Henpicked, towards becoming accredited as a business. This will equip us with the tools needed to help our own people, and also to support and guide clients on implementing menopause-friendly policies. Menopause shouldn't be a taboo topic in the workplace. It's a natural phase of life that impacts individuals differently, and it’s important to ensure that everyone feels valued, understood, and empowered to thrive.

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