Relocatable - Catering Recruitment Business - Hilton Smythe
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Relocatable – Catering Recruitment Business


  • Asking Price: £24,995 +SAV
  • Turnover: The business reported a turnover of £220,000 in 2019 with a net profit in the region of £30,000. 

    Accounts will be made available to interested parties.

    Please quote reference B05390

  • Tenure: Business Only

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Please quote reference B05390

Reduced for a quick sale, willing to listen to reasonable offers put forward. 

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market an exciting opportunity to acquire (on a Business only basis) an exceptionally well run and performing, “turn key” specialist recruitment agency, with an excellent reputation along with a strong and consistent brand.

The business has only now come to the open market as it’s our clients desire to take well-earned retirement after many successful years of trading.

The business has been under the careful and meticulous ownership of our client since 2000 and who have grown the business year on year to an impressive level of turnover.

Chefs On The Run offers a fully comprehensive service providing hospitality staff within the Lothians, Edinburgh City area and further afield if required.

They provide short notice cover along with staffing for longer contracts as well.

I high calibre of staff are available from Sous chefs, Kitchen Porters, Head Waiters, Front of House staff right through to high end Chefs for 5-star hotels & corporate clients alike.

In addition, they also provide catering staff to other industries including residential care homes, charities & events, as well as local restaurants & pubs, leaving them in a strong position within a competitive market place as they have an extensive database with over 100 clients some of whom are recognisable brands & corporate businesses.

To service the existing client base Chefs On The Run has in excess of 100 registered candidates available to fill various positions that may arise at a moments notice, many of whom have worked with the agency for many years.

There is further scope to increase turnover with the possible introduction of supplying staff for other industries, along with target marketing to try & generate new business via local advertising in the press, radio & social media. The business currently has an informative website in place as well to help promote the business

An ideal acquisition/bolt on for a similar type of operation looking to take a major market share within the industry.

This is a tremendous opportunity to own this highly desirable, well established business with a healthy client base.

Early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

The business is run & managed by the current owner & 1 other member of office staff.

The business operates the following hours

Monday – Friday 0630 – 1700

The business is currently situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End but could be easily relocated to any location within the UK due to the nature of the business.

Chefs On The Run is Situated in Edinburgh’s historic West End, this fantastic business is ideally located for a host of amenities, shops, fine dining restaurants, as well as being within walking distance of George Street and Princes Street.

The West End is serviced by a vast array of cultural venues including the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, The Usher Hall and Lyceum Theatre on Lothian Road. Due to location the area further benefits from pleasant walks nearby on Princes Street Gardens, The Royal Botanic Gardens at Inverleith and along the Water of Leith Walkway.

The area is exceptionally well serviced in terms of both public transport links to all other parts of the city, along with great road networks both in & out of the capital city of Scotland.

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, it is the second most populous city in Scotland and the seventh most populous in the United Kingdom. Edinburgh has a population of circa 487,500 and lies at the heart of a larger urban zone with a population of 778,000. The city has long been known as a centre of education with 4 universities within close proximity to the business.

The city's historical and cultural attractions have made it the second most popular tourist destination in the United Kingdom after London, attracting over one million overseas visitors each year. Historic sites in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the churches of St. Giles, Greyfriars and the Canongate, and the extensive Georgian New Town, built in the 18th century. The city also hosts major music & sporting events throughout the year, along with the world famous & iconic Edinburgh festival.


Office Premises could be available if required

This is a Business Only opportunity.

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