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Life as a recruiter working for someone else can be hard. Long hours, minimal financial reward and often unrealistic targets can make it stressful. Which is why many recruiters soon turn their thoughts to being their own boss.

Setting up your own recruitment business will take hard work and determination, but SSG can help guide you through the journey. From client support services to technical support and marketing support to accounting and payroll support, we take care of all of the nuances of starting a business so you can focus on what you do best – billing.

If like many rockstar recruiters you dream of running your own recruitment business but are daunted by the thought of it. We have rounded up some key recruitment statistics that will push you to start up on your own.

Is it time to take the plunge?

Explore some key recruitment stats that prove that 2022 is the perfect time to launch your own recruitment business.

A buoyant market

93% 54% 4 out of 10 SMBs
of employers are doing some form of hiring in 2022, which is up from 82% in 2021

Source: Monster

of SMBs say they will be replacing and backfilling roles in 2022

Source: Monster

agreed that personal connections are the most effective resource for finding quality candidates

Source: Monster

Recruiter salaries in the UK

£22,000 – £24,000 £25,000 – £28,000 £28,000 – £35,000 £7,040
Trainee Recruitment Consultants’ typical basic annual salary.

Source: Prospects

Recruitment Consultants’ average basic salary.

Source: Prospects

Senior Consultants’ average salary

Source: Prospects

The average additional cash compensation recruiters earn per annum

Source: Glassdoor

Going solo with SSG

100% 4 Weeks 100%
the amount of the billing compensation you will receive the time it could take to launch your own recruitment business with SSG equity share you retain in your recruitment business

How much could you earn working for yourself?

Fed up with receiving your base salary and minimal commissions? When you work for yourself your earning potential can explode. Firstly, you can say goodbye to small percentage commissions, it’s all yours for doing exactly the same job.

How you use that money is entirely your decision, it could be used to reinvest in the business, increase your salary or even hire more recruiters to grow your business.

Earning more money for doing the same job you are currently doing can also help you create a better work/life balance to give you more time to spend with your family and doing the things you want to do and enjoy doing.

See how much more you could earn if you go it alone. Use our simple calculation tool to see how much you’d take home each year based on your current billings.

Are you ready to go solo?

If you are ready to elevate your income and enhance your work/life balance by launching your own recruitment business, download The Ultimate Recruitment Business Startup Guide 2023 Edition to get you started.

It takes courage and resilience to start your own recruitment business. There is more responsibility with being a business owner than with just being a rockstar recruiter. However, you don’t have to take the journey alone, SSG is here to provide the support you need.

Next Steps

Ready to talk to us? Schedule a call today with a member of our team to see how we can help you achieve your goals of running and operating your own successful recruitment business.