Startup Solutions

the power behind independent recruiting


We offer the best recruitment resources on the market, a mix of in-house and partnered services, expertly implemented and managed by our recruitment-experienced, account managers.

Our comprehensive start-up service gives you all the infrastructure and support you need, so you can focus on doing what you do best- recruitment!

Bespoke solutions are also available, where you can select a variety of in-house and partnered services. 

There are also options to engage with not only 3R but strategic joint partnerships for investment and mentorship to maximise the launch and scalability of your recruitment business.  

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Start-up package

You will be 100% shareholder of own your own recruitment company.

Whether you're a lifestyle recruiter or a small team of consultants who want to scale quickly - we are experienced in launching and supporting you, in line with your business aspirations.

Our comprehensive service includes- CRM, Legals, Back-office & funding, Brand, Website, Office 365, and much more.


Recruitment CRM

Powering your recruitment start-up, our in-house CRM - 3RM integrates with our back-office platform providing an end-to-end solution.

The 3RM is integrated with Outlook, Broadbean, Google Maps, SMS, and Mailshot tools that can manage all client, contractor, and vacancy transactions quickly and compliantly.


Funding & Back-Office

Our flexible, 100% funding and intuitive back-office platform compliantly manages contractor timesheets, invoicing, payroll, and credit control.

Our daily payroll service ensures contractors are paid quickly and securely.

Recruiter Success


A typical start-up recruiter, in year 1, launching with 3R will...


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Comprehensive Guide to Starting Up

Our impartial guide brings together years of hands-on recruitment experience and scaling successful specialist recruitment businesses to help you decide...

  • Is it for you?
  • What infrastructure and support do you need?
  • How will you scale your business?
  • What will it cost?

Build Your Perfect Solution

We all need options!

We draw upon our recruitment experience, in-house services and trusted partners to create a  tailored package that's right for you!

Tell us what you need to either launch or scale your recruitment business.

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What our clients say

  • Karl Peaple Talent
    3R covered the "running of the business" for me, so I could focus, giving me security, peace of mind, and simple support. I’m committed to 3R longterm, the support and service has been amazing, with no pressure.
    Karl Sweatman , Peaple Talent
  • Kwabena A.
    The whole team is extremely professional and personable and makes our lives so much easier. I cannot recommend 3R enough to any prospective existing business looking for best-in-class or new start-up wanting a secure start in trading.
    Kwabena Amaning , Third Nexus
  • Alan A
    A high level of friendly customer service, excellent finance / back office system for contract and permanent recruitment and easy to use functional CRM system for all recruitment requirements. Fantastic recruitment start up business!
    Alan Atkinson , ATK Solutions

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more?

Look at our FAQ's below or reach out to one of our friendly team. 

What do I need to get started?

Compared to some start-up businesses, not a lot! 

You'll need to provide a laptop, phone, and possibly office space. 

You will also need to consider-

CRM, Email and Video calling, Job boards, LinkedIn license, specific Recruitments Technology, Back-office, Finance, Branding and Website creation, Accountants, Legal / Contractual support. 

Here at 3R, we take care of this for you as part of the onboarding process, and have partners available to boost your start-up if you're looking to accelerate quickly!

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How long does it take to set up my recruitment business?

You can be up and running really quickly.  Your company will need incorporating so you can trade. 

Then you need to work to get your systems and suppliers in place. 

At 3R we can work to agreed timescales and the set-up takes between 2-5 weeks. 

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How do I get paid?

Your business is paid every Friday with a detailed, line-by-line statement.

So no waiting for long payment terms or chasing late payments! 

Our Accounts team is there to support with credit checking, invoicing, and credit control on your behalf. 

You also have full visibility of all financial transactions from the back-office platform. 

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Am I tied in contractually?

You are 100% shareholder and our contracts are flexible, dependant on the service you require.

They range from monthly rolling contracts for bespoke services to 1-year contracts- for a recruiter on our comprehensive start-up solution.

The notice period on our monthly-rolling contracts is 30 days. 

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How does 3R make money?

Simply- we only make money when you do by taking a percentage of each invoice we process.

It's a pay-as-you-go service, with no monthly costs. 

The only time there is an initial fee is for our comprehensive start-up solution, where there is a £400 upfront fee.

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What are the start-up and ongoing costs?

Simply, you only pay for 3R's services when you make money. We take a % of each invoice we process on your behalf. 

Depending on the type of service you have from us, this could be for all business or purely contract. 

Our comprehensive start-up service is the only one that requires a one-off, upfront cost of £400.

Other costs you should consider are for Accountancy, HR / Legal support, Job boards, and any specific recruitment technology that you need. We have a network of recruitment-specific partners to support you with this.  

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What I.T support do I need?

As our systems are in-house we have a dedicated team to support you with any IT support you require. 

We can also offer training and best-practice advice to your teams where necessary. 

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What tech do I need to get started?

We can support you with a fully-outsourced back office platform, and funding, to manage your back-office operations and provide you with compliant audit trails, in real-time. 

You will also need a CRM, we have an in-house one we can demo, as well as integrating with many leading recruitment CRM providers. 

You might want to consider AI, Sourcing technologies and we have many partners and preferred-deals in our network-for you to maximise on. 

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What insurance do I need in place?

You will want to consider public liability, professional indemnity and employers indemnity. 

We can advice you of potential partners who will offer the most up-to-date advice. 

What contracts do I need in place?

We have a suite of recruitment specific contracts within the CRM and create your Terms of Business for you; as part of our comprehensive start-up solution.

If you are a back-office and funding client then we can support you with this getting this set-up, via our tried and tested partnership network.

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How do I keep up to date with recruitment legislation?

As your service provider and partner to your business we will update our technology and services to support you and provide efficiencies as much as possible.

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Talk to us today

Being ex-recruiters, we're always happy to talk! 

Get in touch with our experienced team to explore your bespoke solution.

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