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People Solutions Group is a family run business which has a national presence.

People Solutions is a national network of dedicated specialists providing the best flexible, temporary and permanent recruitment and training solutions in the industry. As a family run company, our brands deliver specialist know how to your business with tailored service upheld by the values we have prided ourselves on since our early beginnings. We combine the knowledge and response of a local expert with the scale and experience of a national provider.

With dedicated expertise in the UK’s industrial, commercial and driving labour markets and a team of recruitment and training experts to help businesses of all sizes and sectors throughout the UK, you can trust our team to provide the solution to any people challenge.

Our History

The history of People Solutions Group stretches back to 1979 when First Personnel started trading. Since then the Group has gone from strength to strength and has grown to encompass seven companies.

We have a wealth of expertise in developing solutions to meet the business needs of our clients and pride ourselves as innovative leaders within the recruitment sector.

The People Solution Group’s structure is unique within the industry; each component brand is a leader within its own market and retains its own Managing Director and the teams that successfully built the business. The MD’s from each brand together form the Group Operating Board working under the CEO to deliver a single strategy, this methodology enhances the strengths of each brand.

Our individual brands are sector specialists, employing industry experts throughout a network of locations nationwide covering a wide spectrum of commercial, logistics, skilled and technical disciplines. We have built valuable partnerships with some of the country’s biggest business names.

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The companies that make up People Solutions Group


The company has built an industry leading reputation based on their knowledge and expertise of these sectors. Supplying staff throughout the UK, DriveForce work with organisations ranging from SMEs to blue chip clients requiring high volume recruitment.

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Mainline Employment Limited provide recruitment services in the South West of England. Specialising in commercial, driving and industrial vacancies, the experienced team find perfect matches whether it is to fill a one day shortage or a permanent post.

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Foresight Recruitment Solutions is based in the North West and is comprised of 5 specialist recruiting divisions: automotive, commercial, food production, industrial & driving and IT & digital. Foresight boasts a prestigious client list of well-known brands.

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Avidity is another one our training businesses and offers workforce training solutions to businesses across a range of industries. Avidity delivers bespoke training, apprenticeship training and assessments. Avidity also source apprentice candidates for employers.

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First Personnel specialises in recruitment for logistics and warehousing, manufacturing, food production, skilled and technical, office and commercial. The experienced team at First Personnel recruit workers for temporary and permanent roles nationwide. They also offer complete managed service to employers.

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Flex Recruitment provide flexible recruitment solutions to suit employers across the East Midlands. With more than 25 years in the recruitment business Flex has successfully placed thousands of individuals in temporary, short term and permanent roles.

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N-Gaged is a professional training supplier based in Bristol. With beginnings as a logistics training provider, the business has since diversified across a number of areas, including logistics, hospitality and construction; successfully ensuring highly skilled workforces for businesses through apprenticeships and specialist training courses.

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Locations we cover
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Bedminster
  • Bicester
  • Burnley
  • Coventry
  • Desford
  • Dudley
  • Glasgow
  • Hinckley
  • Islip
  • Kidderminster
  • Leamington Spa
  • Manchester
  • Oldham
  • Redditch
  • Rugby
  • Rotherham
  • Swindon
  • Tamworth
  • Trafford Park
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Warrington
  • Walsall
  • Witney
  • Wednesbury
  • Worcester