For faster, smarter growth.
Simplicity was created with just one goal in mind – to help recruitment businesses prosper and grow.
We provide a comprehensive range of funding, back office and technology services that help recruiters run their businesses more efficiently, compliantly and cost effectively. These remove the burden caused by financial constraints and time-consuming business management, allowing recruiters to focus on what they do best – looking after their clients and candidates and finding new business.
Simplicity work with both start-ups and established businesses and are recognised as one of the most innovative companies in the industry. We provide our partners with the easiest, fastest and smartest route to manageable and sustainable growth.
We’ve lent almost £1Billion to help recruitment businesses start & grow.
Simplicity have an industry leading reputation forged over 15 years of business.
Our unrivalled team have paid over 1.5 million payslips, without fail.
We’ve helped thousands of Recruitment businesses start & grow over the past 15 years.
Meet the Team
Simplicity is led by David Thornhill, one of the recruitment industry’s most experienced professionals. A renowned pioneer and innovator, David spent 25 years in payroll, where he became an expert in identifying and fixing productivity and efficiency issues for recruitment businesses. Determined to find better ways of helping recruiters, he…
Dynamic and passionate about our products, ensures partner feedback enhances product innovations. David Vizard has considerable sales experience, following 15 years as Sales Director with some of the UK’s leading finance and recruitment companies. Following an early career at Cash Friday, David moved to Oriel Group where he was responsible…
Jonathan has a full pedigree of growing and developing businesses across many different industries. His focus is always on the partner and how the services and solutions we innovate, and build help our partners. His simple philosophy is to understand the partners needs and exceed their market expectations. Jonathan started…
Wise as an owl always with a finger on the industry pulse. With more than 16 years’ experience in the recruitment sector, Tom Atkinson is quite simply a recruitment guru! It was in 1997 that Tom brought his 'Third Party Supplier Management' skills to the recruitment industry from the motor…
Award Winning & ISO 9001 Certified
We understand recruitment. But don’t just take our word for it…
Our recruitment finance and back office services have been officially recognised with awards and ISO 9001 certification (2012, 2013 and 2014). The fact that our robust systems – and our people – are being commended is something we are extremely proud of.
Our recruitment specific finance and back office services have been officially accredited an ISO 9001 Certification (since 2011 to present). ISO 9001 is defined as an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organisations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.
The IOR Founding Strategic Partners
Simplicity’s market leading recruitment experience and unrivalled knowledge of the industry was recognised in 2016 by the British Institute of Recruiters. Certifying us as the IOR Founding Strategic Partner.
Media Today presented Simplicity with the BA Award for outstanding achievement and commitment to offer a quality service or product within the payroll solutions industry.
The Corporate Times presented the BA Award for outstanding achievement and commitment to offer a quality service or product within the payroll solutions industry.
RI Industry Supplier Awards
In 2018 Simplicity were shortlisted for the Recruitment International Industry Supplier Awards, for the Best Banking/Financial Supplier and the Best Recruitment CRM categories.
Total Quality Management
At Simplicity, we aim to drive both growth and efficiencies through greater investment in staff development, developing a cultural direction for the workforce and introducing business improvement techniques that have helped make us one of the UK market leaders in recruitment finance.
We have a goal for ‘zero wastage and zero errors across the entire business’. Therefore, we have introduced Total Quality Management (TQM). TQM is a description of the culture, attitude and organisation of a company that strives to provide partners with products and services that satisfy their needs.
As part of our continuous implementation of TQM we hope that Simplicity will become even more efficient and effective, perfectly positioned to improve communication, increase productivity and higher levels of partner satisfaction.