About The MCG Group

At The MCG Group, we’re on a mission to make recruitment great

The MCG Group is a forward-thinking group of companies providing people focused services
specialising in aerospace, construction, education, healthcare and technology.

Founded by Colm McGinley, our businesses favour collaboration, innovation, and excellence. Our in-depth knowledge of each market sector, extensive contacts and stellar reputation, makes us leading experts in our chosen niche markets.

A Sunday Times Best Company To Work For 2020 and an FT Fastest Growing Company 2018, we do things a little differently. We take a partnership approach the services we offer, allowing us to raise expectations and challenge convention within the recruitment world. We focus on working with, supplying and employing only the best people…GREAT people.

  • people
  • services
  • sectors

Our history

2010

McGinley Human Resources is established to cater for the booming construction, engineering & property markets.

2012

With a rapidly growing demand for pilots and airline staff, our Aviation division was created providing global aviation recruitment solutions.

2013

Discovering a niche in the market, Peter Rooke sets up McGinley Logistics with Colm McGinley to provide high quality logistics solutions to the construction sector.

2015

The new Education division is created to help schools and educational institutions fulfil their staffing requirements.

2015

Our dedicated Healthcare divison is formed in 2015 to help address the skills shortage across the NHS and private hospitals in the UK.

2015

The Group were awarded a place on The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

2017

The Group is split down into its respective markets, creating 4 independent businesses for each market sector

2017

The Group are announced as one of the Sunday Times' ‘Best Small Companies to Work For’!

2018

The Group further enhance our Healthcare offering, extending out into the Primary Care sector.

2018

With an impressive growth rate of 68.3%, we were ranked within Europe's Top 1000 Fastest Growing Companies by the FT and the second fastest growing recruitment provider in the UK & Ireland.

2018

2018 was a busy year for the Group and our construction divisions were delighted to be joined by First Choice Recruitment

2018

It was a year for awards, with the Group awarded a place on the London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2018.

2018

Colm, our CEO, recognised by the Telegraph and LDC as one of the Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders 2018.

2019

The Group announce the acquisition of established Digital, Games & AV recruitment agency, Creative Personnel.

2019

The Group are awarded 3* accreditation for 2020 (the highest recognition of workplace engagement by Best Companies).

2019

The acquisition of Simply Education bolsters the Group’s presence in the Education recruitment sector 

2020

MCG Group announced as one of the Sunday Times' Best Small Companies to Work For 2020

2020

The Group undertakes a major rebrand to ensure a consistent set of brand principles and logos across all sectors and associated companies.

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