About Extrastaff


Extrastaff is a high profile, high street, rapidly expanding business based around simple yet innovative and professional business methods.

Our aim is to apply professionalism and quality to the blue collar area of recruitment. All branches are managed by highly experienced professional people, dealing only with the supply of semi-skilled, driving and industrial temporaries. All our offices are contactable directly on the office phone number 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week, eliminating call centres and the need to remember mobile numbers out of hours.

Extrastaff was formed in 2003 by Tim Millward. Tim is a businessman and financier, with a background in accounting. He started in recruitment in 1988 and went on to form Big Jobs Recruitment Group in 1989. The first branch was in Hendon and the business specialised in supplying driving and industrial personnel. This well respected and well known business developed throughout the nineties into a six branch operation turning over £6m per year. The business was sold to a high street plc in 1999.

The purpose of the Extrastaff project is to apply modern, innovative business ideas, professionalism and quality to this often neglected area of recruitment. To achieve this, Tim has pulled together a highly professional and experienced team of people. Extrastaff now operates from 20 locations and turnover for 2017 is £36 million which is double what it was 4 years ago and forecasted projections mean this figure will only increase over the next couple of years.

Extrastaff was shortlisted as Best Temporary Recruitment Agency in the 2011 Recruiter Awards and won the award for Best Logistics Recruitment Firm in the 2009 Recruiter Awards also appearing as a finalist for Best Back Office Support Team. Recruiter has also listed Extrastaff for the last three years in their FAST 50 collection of fastest growing UK recruitment businesses in the UK- currently 44th out of about 16,000.

Best Companies 2017 Logo Colour (1)   Hot100-2016

I am the Transport Manager for various Asphaltic Branches in London and on many occasions I am in need of a Temp Agency Driver to cover if one of my drivers are off. I have a number of Agencies on my list but the one I call first is Extrastaff...

Steve Barrington, Transport Manager, Asphaltic Roofing Supplies

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