Established in 1983 and with a current turnover of circa £131M, NRL has grown into one of the country’s leading recruitment and contracting companies. Our strength is our people, with an industry leading low turnover of operational staff and a management team which has an average of 18 years service; we are able to provide continuity to our clients and an excellent level of customer service. We pride ourselves on providing: A personal, friendly and professional service Competitive fees Consideration for our candidates Creativity, innovation and technology Diversity of supply capability Full nationwide and international coverage Quantity and quality of our staff Expertise NRL has a track record of working together with others to deliver solutions to meet our clients’ needs. We work as your “partner”, focusing on how our performance helps you to achieve your business objectives as well as applying metrics to assess the quality of our service provision. NRL work with you, to provide an efficient and cost effective professional support service that will drive improvement in project delivery. Innovation NRL are industry leaders in innovation, we were one of the first companies to be granted ECIA Employment Business membership and have successfully provided hundreds of staff to major capital new build and maintenance construction projects. NRL also has third party accreditations including membership to: Energy Industries Council (EIC) First Point Assessment JIB PMES Industrial Information Joint Industry Board (JIB) Link Up Approval Training Certification provider UVDB (Achilles) Professional Standards We are committed to upholding professional standards within the recruitment industry and as such have full corporate APSCo and REC memberships. We ensure that all consultants have access to REC and APSCo accredited training programmes. NRL has a proven track record in providing the right resources at the right time and at the right price. Our excellent reputation within the industry is testament to this. Our clients return to us time after time as a specialist and conscientious recruiter with a thorough understanding of our sectors. NRL features prominently in the Recruitment International Top 250 UK Recruitment companies and the Recruiter’s Hot 100 index.
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Dovenby, GB
Size (employees)
593 (est)
NRL Group was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dovenby, GB
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NRL Group Office Locations

NRL Group has an office in Dovenby
Dovenby, GB (HQ)
The Cottages
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NRL Group Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


NRL Group Revenue

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NRL Group's revenue was reported to be £125.33 m in FY, 2015 which is a 27.5% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

125.3 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

11.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

2.9 m

EBITDA (FY, 2015)

4.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2015)

3.8 m

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.8 m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


13.9 m16.8 m21.4 m34 m39.8 m41.4 m43.4 m49.2 m53.8 m58 m74.9 m71.5 m73.9 m71.9 m72.5 m87.8 m135.3 m172.8 m125.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

12.5 m15.2 m19.4 m30.9 m35.9 m37.1 m38.9 m44.4 m48.5 m52.2 m67.8 m64.8 m66.8 m65.8 m65.6 m79.4 m124.4 m159 m114.1 m

Gross profit

1.4 m1.7 m2 m3.2 m3.8 m4.3 m4.4 m4.8 m5.3 m5.9 m7.1 m6.8 m7.1 m6.1 m6.9 m8.4 m10.9 m13.8 m11.2 m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


29 k1 k17 k15.5 k1.1 m1.6 m2.8 m3 k33 k8 k20.5 k344.4 k560.3 k548.1 k499.2 k588.4 k1 m1.9 m3.3 m1.8 m

Accounts Receivable

3.1 m3.4 m3.6 m4.5 m5.2 m5.3 m5.3 m6.4 m8.8 m8 m9 m10.8 m12.1 m11.3 m10.2 m15.8 m17.4 m28.1 m23.6 m23.2 m


44 k42 k38 k34.7 k9 k8 k7 k9 k9 k9 k11 k11.4 k9.7 k9.8 k13.5 k17.9 k18.4 k17.5 k8 k12.6 k

Current Assets

3.2 m3.6 m3.7 m4.6 m6.4 m7.1 m8.2 m6.6 m9 m8.1 m9.3 m11.4 m12.9 m12.2 m10.9 m16.7 m20.5 m32.5 m28.5 m27.5 m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

122 k111 k165 k799 k1.2 m970 k1.4 m1.3 m1.3 m1.7 m881.9 k1.2 m1.4 m993.6 k1.5 m1.6 m2.6 m5.2 m2.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

394 k17 k687 k79.2 k592 k2 m2 m584 k1 m3.2 m1.5 m761.1 k1.1 m2.9 m3.3 m(2.8 m)323.6 k(5.5 m)11.5 m2.4 m

Dividends Paid

55 k55 k55 k420 k1 m500 k800 k1 m4 m1.1 m2 m1.8 m2 m1 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(511 k)(136 k)(167 k)(111 k)(17 k)335 k483.6 k(10.9 k)(790.8 k)366.7 k(373.1 k)365.1 k5.1 k(45.2 k)347.7 k(58.7 k)
GBPY, 2015


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0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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NRL Group Online and Social Media Presence

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NRL Group Company Life and Culture

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