Career Agents and Talent Partners

Putting the HSEQ community at the heart of business success.

Global leaders in HSEQ recruitment, search, and staffing services. We are an ever-growing global HSEQ talent network built on long-term relationships, industry knowledge, and geographic expansion. 

From a standing start in 2005 the company is now the largest specialist HSEQ recruitment agency in the world. Our founder is Shirley Parsons CMIOSH, an accomplished business leader in the Health and Safety, and Environmental profession with a career in the industry spanning 30 years.

Her legacy is an expert team of over 50 HSEQ talent acquisition consultants spanning two continents and still growing globally.

Our philosophy is one whereby Health and Safety, Environmental and Sustainability and Quality are drivers of business success. This means that we always go the extra mile to understand the business objectives and operating environments of our  customers.  To enable this we structure our business accordingly, with internal teams focused on HSEQ in industry specific sectors.

We continually research the markets and develop our networks to find job opportunities for professionals at all levels, from graduate to director. We operate as Recruitment Consultants, as Talent Partners, as Head-Hunters, as Campaign Managers and as Career Agents, but above all we are matchmakers. 

Whichever way you refer to us, you can be assured that as your dedicated agent or agency, we will do our utmost to find the right match for you.

  • Communication


    Open, honest and efficient communication both internally and externally.
  • Partnership


    We build relationships and inspire trust by fulfilling our commitments. We work as a team towards shared goals.
  • Quality


    We strive for continuous improvement, aiming to deliver above and beyond expectation.
  • Expert


    We have an immersive understanding of the HSEQ industry and the business sectors we operate in.

Our Mission

Our mission is to build long-term sustainable relationships. This extends to our clients, our candidates, our suppliers, and our staff. We love building and nurturing these relationships every day. This is why clients and candidates use us time and time again and why our own staff turnover is so low. Our mission is at the heart of who we are as an organisation.

Why work with us?

Candidates and clients can be assured of a service personalised to their HSEQ career ambitions and talent requirements. We will work with you to understand your motivations and scope out the best solutions for you.

We realise that each person will wish to engage in different ways with us, which is why we tailor our approach to every candidate on an individual basis. Together we invest time into developing a full understanding of every candidate's aspirations so that we can act in everyone's best interests.

Why we are different

  • Our Vast Network of HSEQ Relationships

    Our Vast Network of HSEQ Relationships

    Being part of the largest global network in the HSEQ community means that the best jobs and candidates are able to be connected more accurately and quickly than through any other channel.

  • A Wealth of HSEQ Knowledge in one place

    A Wealth of HSEQ Knowledge in one place

    Our signifcant knowledge base has been built over many years and grows daily through our networks and internal knowledge sharing.

Our People

Meet our team of HSEQ career agents and talent partners who are passionate about building long-term sustainable relationships.

Meet The Team

What We Do

We partner individuals and companies to help them achieve their career and business ambitions.

  • Our experienced team provide an unmatched level of knowledge and expertise across HSEQ to help both professionals realise their career goals and the businesses looking to attract the best talent.

Come and Join a Winning Team


Learn, progress, be part of a team, take opportunities, get well rewarded, love what you do!

Find Out More

Career Development

Full induction & training

Opportunities for Life

Work Abroad

Fullfil Your Potential

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Outstanding Rewards

Including Fully Paid Holidays

Outstanding Rewards

Including Fully Paid Holidays


Market Insights

    Where do you want to go?

Shirley Parsons Ltd
4th Floor, Bear Brook
Office Park, Walton Street
Aylesbury, Bucks
HP21 7QW

General: +44(0) 1296 611 300

Shirley Parsons Ltd
Green Park
200 Brook Drive

General: +44(0) 1296 611 300