My relationship with Barbara Houghton Associates goes back many years, both as a candidate
myself and as a client. In that time, and in both situations, I have been impressed with the
professionalism and attention to detail that they have shown. In my particular field they
always come up with a strong portfolio of candidates, and they are the first agency I think
of whenever I have a vacancy.
Line Manager, ABN AMRO
I regularly liaise with Lisa Bass at Barbara Houghton, whether it be for assistance with
sourcing recruitment needs or to gain a deeper insight into market trends and rates. At all
times, Lisa and her colleagues afford me a professional service of an extremely high calibre.
HR, Mizuho Corporate Bank
We have worked closely with Myles and his colleagues over the past four years on a number of
banking roles for our organisation. We have, without fail, found the service to be swift
with only relevant candidates submitted for consideration. Over the years we have
consistently hired strong candidates through the agency which is primarily due to Myles and
his understanding of our culture and business. We have been impressed with his ability and
professionalism and are a very satisfied customer who highly recommend Barbara Houghton
HR, C Hoare & Co
The assistance and professionalism is to a very high standard and we will be happy to continue
to use Barbara Houghton Associates Ltd.
Director, Hornbuckle Mitchell Trustees
I have used Barbara Houghton on the permanent side for several years, they consistently
provide a high standard of client service and always strive to present a good selection of
high calibre candidates.
HR, Middle Eastern Bank
"I have known Barbara Houghton Associates, and worked closely with one of their senior
consultants for over 15 years - on both sides of the recruitment fence. Whenever I have
needed someone to start "yesterday", Barbara Houghton Associates has risen promptly to the
challenge. We speak the same language which makes our life easier. A professional and
HR, Asset Management
It has been a pleasure dealing with Caroline Watling regarding the recruitment of our staff.
She listens carefully to our requirements so that when interviewees are sent along we have
found that the candidates are very suitable for the job required.