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Simplicity & Together

The Recruitment Growth Network team have helped thousands of recruitment businesses achieve their growth aspirations over the past 13 years. We are part of one of the UK’s leading recruitment finance and back office providers and understand the industry better than any other supplier.

Recruitment Specialists

We understand how difficult it can be for recruiters to source the best suppliers, with the right expertise and quality services in order to achieve growth. So we have teamed together with the best suppliers in the industry, to help recruitment businesses succeed in their growth plans.

The Recruitment Growth Network allows recruiters to tap into expert knowledge, resources and insights from a specialist panel of experienced industry leading suppliers.

Meet the team

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David Thornhill

Never switches off. Dubbed as Mr. Innovation by colleagues and industry, in 1987 David Thornhill first started out in the recruitment industry as a payroll clerk for a local firm in Gloucestershire. David went onto write the first ever software model of its kind for the temp recruitment market, integrating payroll, invoicing, sales ledger, funding and comprehensive management reporting; in essence creating a completely new funding supplier sector.

In 2004 David launched Cash Simply, which marked the start of a company based on a similar model to those he had previously developed to great success. Cash Simply has since rebranded to ‘Simplicity’, progressed from a standing start to an annual turnover of more than £100 million and have built an operational base that does not restrict growth.

When he’s not dreaming up his next business venture, David enjoys travelling the world; attending music festivals and doing the occasional charity skydive.

Jonathan has a full pedigree of growing and developing businesses across many different industries. His focus is always on the customer and how the services and solutions we innovate and build, help our customers. His simple philosophy is to understand the customer and exceed the market expectations.

Jonathan started his life in Confectionary, before spending 15 years with Vodafone in a number of key roles including Director of Strategic Relationships and setting up the first International Sales team. He then went on to join Simplicity as Customer Service Director to manage the customer relationships, implement a marketing strategy and team up with the Sale Director to coordinate the sales team.

With his daughter at University, he finds time to cycle and do Pilates, although no one has actually seen him on a bike or pull out a Pilates move.

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Jonathan Viney