Banchory Business Centre Tenant Shortlisted For National Award

Sasha Jaypalan Grace May

Aberdeenshire recruitment agency, Grace May People, has been shortlisted in the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards. The specialist IT recruitment firm provides bespoke technology and executive services across a variety of roles in the tech sector, offering an alternative to the mainstream hiring process. Sponsored by NatWest, Reach, Aldermore and Cashplus bank, the FSB Awards will be held on Wednesday 8th March at the Voco Grand Central in Glasgow. As the largest occasion of its kind in the small business calendar, the event recognises the achievements and contributions of small businesses and the self-employed across Scotland.

Grace May People prioritises trust and clarity in their relationships with clients and candidates and boasts an impressive retention rate of 97% of all placements still in their placed role 12 months later. They have been shortlisted in the Service Excellence category, along with five other finalists.  

“We’re really excited to be a finalist,” says the company’s Founder and Director, Sasha Jaypalan. “It’s a reflection of all the hard work and commitment of our small team. Recommendations from clients and candidates are key to the growth of our company and since setting up in 2015, we’ve become the trusted recruitment partner for several major companies and achieved a 5-star rating with over 70 Google reviews from candidates.”

The company has recently invested in new technology and expanded its team to cater for a steadily growing client base in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, London and more recently, in the gaming sector in Dundee.

Winners from each Award category will secure a spot at the prestigious UK final and a chance to be crowned the UK Small Business of the Year. Entrants will be judged by a panel of leading business experts with a wealth of experience in their industry.

Established in 2015, Grace May prioritises relationships in a process that works for both clients and candidates. The firm works with leading companies across the UK to build successful technology teams through the provision of search, interim and consultancy recruitment solutions, for both permanent and contract roles. Covering a variety of positions including Software Development, Microsoft 365 talent, Cyber Security, CTO, Web Technology & Data Analytics.