Want to start your own recruitment desk?

We support you starting your own recruitment business from home, we provide all the advice and resources required to run your recruitment desk.


About Us 

Additional Resources launched in July 1999.

The Recruiter Startup Model is designed to empower successful recruiters and entrepreneurial individuals and provide them with the opportunity to run their own recruitment desk. 

Benefits include: 

  • Receiving the lion’s share of all placement fees.


  • Unwavering support from an expert team.


  • A sense of achievement being your own boss.


  • A great work life balance by embracing the flexibility of home working. 


We help you launch a thriving recruitment desk, with none of the hassle or challenges of setting up and running your own recruitment agency. 

Our model involves minimum set up costs and allows you to focus on what really matters, placing candidates into clients’ vacancies. 

Setting up a business alone can be a daunting prospect, 60% of start-up recruitment agencies fail in their first two years, it quickly becomes apparent that managing all the aspects of the set-up, running, and growing of your business can be hard work, costly and take time. That’s why partnering with us makes complete sense, with nearly 25 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, our cutting-edge platform, coupled with a dedicated team, guarantees unparalleled support to help you achieve success.

Our Core Values


We’re steadfastly committed to offering top-tier support, training, and expertise, ensuring you have everything you need to excel in the recruitment industry. Our comprehensive approach to service means that you’re always equipped with the right resources, knowledge, and guidance to reach your objectives.


We firmly believe in staying ahead of the curve by providing you access to cutting-edge technology, a tailor-made CRM system, and the most advanced recruitment tools available. By remaining at the forefront of industry innovations, we empower you to stay competitive and succeed in your recruitment venture.


We understand the paramount importance of trust and reliability in business relationships. That’s why we always keep our promises and consistently follow through on our commitments. Our dedication to maintaining the highest standards of integrity is the foundation of our long-lasting partnerships and the key to fostering a thriving and dependable recruitment network.


We aim to foster a proactive and high-performing environment that inspires dedication, driving you to achieve exceptional results in your recruitment venture. By offering constant support, encouragement, and a collaborative atmosphere, we empower you to reach your full potential and significantly impact the recruitment industry.

Meet the Team

Tracy Smith-Malone

Tracy Smith-Malone

Associate Recruitment Manager
Daniel Cooke

Daniel Cooke

Holly Jaques

Holly Jaques

Elaine Carter

Elaine Carter

Associate Recruitment Manager
Tracy Smith-Malone

Tracy Smith-Malone

Associate Recruitment Manager

Why Join Recruiter Startup?

By joining Recruiter Startup, you can create your own recruitment business under the umbrella of a renowned and established agency.

Here are some of the perks you stand to enjoy when you sign up on Recruiter Startup:

Thriving Community

Join our thriving community across the UK and beyond who enjoy an exceptional work-life balance while growing their business.

We currently have around 40 associates, each with their clientele, ensuring no competition among our members. After speaking with our Head Office team, we offer the opportunity to chat with an existing associate, allowing you to ask them questions about Recruiter Startup and the entire Additional Resources team from their perspective.


Unlike traditional franchise models that require a substantial initial investment, our monthly fee is just £825 plus VAT. We request the first four months upfront to guarantee commitment from our associates, ensuring we deliver a professional service to our clients. During this period, you’ll have ample time to maximise our system’s benefits and earn a return on your investment.

Transparency and Unlimited Earning Potential

There are no additional costs; the £825 + VAT fee covers all our services and access to our desktop. Individuals can use a government-backed loan to cover the initial fee and some early costs.

Furthermore, your earning potential is unlimited, as we encourage you to grow your desk as much as possible. Our associates typically bill between £40K and £100K per year, depending on their work ethic and dedication.

Join Recruiter Startup today and experience the benefits of being part of an innovative, supportive and successful community while growing your thriving recruitment business.

How to Reach Us

To get started, email us at recruiterstartup@additionalresources.net or call us on 01277 822668. We’ll be thrilled to welcome you into the Recruiter Startup family and guide you on your journey to success in the recruitment industry.

I’m interested. What are the next steps?

Email us at: recruiterstartup@additionalresources.net
Or call us on: 01277 822668

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7-Step Guide to Starting a Recruitment Agency

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