James has worked in the recruitment sector for 18 years. James spent 10 years leading an 80+ person specialist recruitment business where he grew the profits to over £1m and achieved the award of 5th best small company to work for in The Sunday Times top 100 companies in the UK.

Following this success, he launched Distinct Recruitment in January 2016 from a 300 square ft space in West Bridgford with the ambition to create a unique working environment and a brand which would truly stand out in the market place.

Over 3 years Distinct has grown from 4 to 32 staff specialising in the recruitment of Finance, HR, Marketing, Procurement & Supply Chain, Tech and Office Support. During this time the business has out grown its office space 3 times which has led to the business securing state of the art 8000 square foot space in Nottingham city centre.


Attracting & Retaining the Right Talent

  • The power of culture when looking to retain talent
  • Stand out from the crowd when attracting talent to your business
  • Managing generation X, Y & Z
  • Creating the right working environment
  • Flexible working