About Smart10

YOUR independent, recruitment consultancy.

Founded in 2012 by Claire Brindle, an experienced recruitment professional and multi-award winning business director, Smart10 cover the full spectrum of roles from entry-level up to director-level including temporary and contract roles as well as permanent.

SPECIALIST SECTORS

ACCOUNTANCY & FINANCE

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT & HR

EXECUTIVE SEARCH

TECHNOLOGY

INDUSTRIAL & LOGISTICS

SALES & MARKETING

We supply and support professional and talented candidates in these sectors across all industries predominantly in the Hertfordshire and London areas.

INTRODUCTION TO OUR SMART10 MANAGEMENT TEAM

Our Purpose & Strategy

Our vision is to be the trusted specialist recruitment partner that our customers, candidates, and employees are proud to be associated with. We will achieve this by focussing on our core strategic aims; -

To be a Great Place to Work

To be a Great Company to do business with

To have sustainable and profitable growth

Our purpose

To change lives and transform businesses

Our Mission

To pursue our purpose with Passion

Our History

2012

  • Smart10 was established by Claire Brindle
  • Chrissie Lewis-Slinger joins the business
  • ‘Winner’ of Judges award: Hertfordshire Business awards

2013

  • ‘Winner’ Best New Business: Hertfordshire Business Awards

2014

  • Completed a “Fire Walk” and raised funds for Lister Hospital

2016

  • Winner’ Business Person of the Year Award (Claire Brindle): Hertfordshire Business Awards
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Claire Brindle): Inspiring Hertfordshire Business Awards
  • Smart10’s mascot, Edward Brindle, raised over £1,600 by running the London Marathon on behalf of Health Poverty Action

2017

  • Raised £400 for Red Nose Day by covering Managing Director (Claire Brindle) in custard

2018

  • Managing Director and Owner of Smart10, Claire Brindle is recognised as Best Businesswoman in Hertfordshire by Best Businesswoman awards

2018

  • New logo was introduced as part of a business rebrand

2019

  • Purchased our own commercial office space at The Attimore Barn, renovated our new business home

2019

  • Company Trip to Paris
  • ‘Winner’ Best Hertfordshire SME Award – biz4Biz. A lovely reminder to the whole team for their hard work and dedication.

2019

  • Donated recycled plant troughs at Welwyn Garden City train station
  • Invested in new cutting edge CRM technology with one of the UK’s leading software providers

2020

  • To support local business growth, offered business coaching and training to our clients

2021

  • Redefined core business values and created an exciting five-year vision and plan

2021

  • Supported Bishops Hatfield school
    providing help and guidance to students

2022

  • Celebrating our 10 year anniversary through our CSR initiative “10 Acts of Kindness”

2022

  • Team outing to Monopoly Life Size in London

2022

  • Introduced our ‘MIND Well-Being Programme’ to Smart10 employees, ensuring mental health and wellbeing is recognised & supported within our work place

2023

  • ‘Gold Winner’ 2023, SME Hertfordshire Business Awards: Chamber of Conscience

2023

  • ‘Silver Winner’ 2023, SME National Business Awards

Our Values

Our values are an integral part of life in Smart10. They drive our behaviours, our performance, our culture and are aligned with our overall business objectives and company strategy.

Our culture is collaborative, supportive and fun. We want you to enjoy what you do and leave a legacy every day. We are fortunate to work in an industry, where we all have the opportunity to positively impact people’s lives, by connecting emotionally and investing in relationships with our candidates and clients.

Sincerity
Connect emotionally and invest in relationships. Do what you say...Always! Be honest and responsible about what you do and how you do it.
Mindset
Have a positive growth mindset. Learn from the past, live in the present and create your future. Make it fun and enjoyable.
Accountability
Take responsibility for changing someone's life for the better. Deliver on commitment made. Leave a legacy everyday (make a difference). Own and learn from mistakes. Be personally invested and remind yourself of the common purpose.
Resourceful
Be curious and have a desire to increase your knowledge. Think creative and find new ways to redefine the standard of excellence in everything you do. Pursue growth and learning. Have confidence in yourself and colleagues. Be open minded.
Tenacity
Be bold and courageous. Challenge yourself. Have a tenacious commitment and resilience in the face of setbacks. Never give up on your plans or dreams.

OUR AWARDS

We are incredibly proud to have been awarded a number of awards over the last few years. Here are some of our most recent achievements.

Giving Back

Supporting local charities is very important to us as a team at Smart10. We are proud to say that we are supporting Isabel Hospice, a local charity here in Welwyn Garden City who care for people who have a life-limiting illness and their family.

WANT TO START A CAREER IN RECRUITMENT?

We’re always eager to find like-minded people to work with us directly at Smart10. If you are interested in a career in recruitment or looking for a fresh challenge, we’d love to meet you.

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LET'S TALK

Smart10 prides itself on our good advice and customer service, so please feel free to get in touch. We would love to hear from you. Smile, you’re in safe hands.

01707 242 962

hello@Smart10ltd.co.uk

Attimore Barn, Ridgeway, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 2AD