About Us

Our Values




Our Purpose

"We are committed to helping people and organisations realise their potential"

Our Promise​

"Working with you to create a great recruitment experience"


Committed Employees​


International Offices​​


Client NPS Score


Candidate NPS Score

Meet Our Founders

“We’ve come a long way from working in Gareth’s cellar - we’ve now got a global footprint, with offices in a number of different countries throughout the world.
It’s a great feeling to know that every hour of every day, somewhere in the world there’s an Evolution office that’s open for business.“

Nick Elliott, Co-Founder - Chief Financial Officer



2000 - Evolution established

With the specific aim of providing outstanding IT recruitment services, Gareth and Nick began business as Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd.

2001 - Mike Latham joins

Mike joins Gareth and Nick as our third owner, bringing a wealth of IT and recruitment experience to Evolution.

2002 - Evolution Relocates​

Due to continued growth, Evolution relocates to larger offices in Birchwood, Warrington.

2007 - Reaches £1,000,000 Turnover

Our first million-milestone! Evolution reaches a £1,000,000 turnover for the first time.

2009 - Accredited by Investors in People​

Evolution’s dedication to its employees is recognised by Investors In People, for the first time.

2010 - Evolution Opens in Magdeburg​

Falko Matthies relocates to Germany and opens Evolution’s first office outside the UK in Magdeburg.

2011 - Evolution Opens in Singapore​

Mike Latham relocates to Singapore to open Evolution’s first office outside of Europe, and appoints Chris Hopkins to manage the Singapore team.

2012 - Reaches £5,000,000 Turnover​

Another brilliant accomplishment! Evolution reaches a £5,000,000 turnover for the first time.

2012 - Achieves Investors in People Gold Accreditation​

Three years after first being recognised by IIP for our dedication to our employees, Evolution achieves IIP Gold.

2013 - IT Team Results in Microsoft Recognition​

As Evolution’s in-house IT team develops, the Microsoft Midmarket Solutions Provider status showcases our internal expertise in IT technologies.

2013 - Evolution opens in Sydney

Mike Latham opens Sydney office and appoints Liam McDaid to manage Australian team.

2014 - Reaches £10,000,000 Turnover

A landmark achievement! Evolution reaches a £10,000,000 turnover for the first time.

2016 - Investors in People Platinum Accreditation

Evolution is the first business globally to ever be accredited at Platinum Level against the Investors in People Standard.

2016 - Reaches £20,000,000 Turnover​

Two years after reaching £10,000,000 turnover for the first time, Evolution reaches a £20,000,000 turnover.

2017 - Receives the Princess Royal Training Award​

Evolution receives the Princess Royal Training Award from HRH Princess Royal, due to our commitment to investing in our people with award-winning training for all staff.

2017 - Launches Nordics Team​

Our Nordics team, specialising in Data Science, Machine Learning and Function roles for freelance consultants, launched in our UK head office.

2018 - Reaches £35,000,000 Turnover​

2018 saw Evolution reach an incredible £35,000,000 turnover, just two years after reaching £20,000,000 for the first time.

2018 - Nordics Team Expands and Excels

Our specialist recruiters begin working on moving full-time tech professionals from South America to the Nordics, and our new Benelux team begins working with Pega professionals across Europe.

2019 - Achieves Microsoft Gold Datacenter Status​

Achieving Microsoft’s Gold Datacenter status involved the IT team passing some rigorous Microsoft exams, and proving the effectiveness of our internal IT facilities to Microsoft.

2020 - Evolution Exchange Launches
Spotlighting the topics that matter to the tech community, the Evolution Exchange podcast and blog launch across our locations.
2022 - Evolution opens In Raleigh, USA

Chris Hopkins relocates to Raleigh, North Carolina, to open our first US office.