History

2000

Founding Directors Brian Stahelin and Mark Davidson open Stafflex for business in April 2000. They had a vision to be the first choice employment agency within Kirklees and Calderdale.

Our first office in Aspley had less than 15 square meters of office space and used purely paper based systems and processes providing temporary staff to manufacturing and continuous process industries.

2001

In this year, turnover rose by a whopping 151% as the company moved into cumulative profitability with staff numbers doubling from 2 to 4.

2002

Stafflex moves into larger office premises on Wakefield Road. The new office space saw major investment in integrated IT and telephone technology. Turnover also increased by 74%.

Stafflex launches the Education division, providing supply teachers and non-teaching assistants to local primary and secondary schools either full-time or part-time.

2003

Stafflex is awarded the prestigious ‘Investors in People’ accreditation for the first time demonstrating continued commitment to developing our staff. We have been accredited this in 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015.

2006

Stafflex begin 12 year relationship of sponsoring Huddersfield Town Football Club.

2008

Stafflex become key sponsor with logo on Huddersfield Town’s shorts.

2009

Stafflex launch new Office division providing temporary and permanent staff to commercially focused companies within the Huddersfield area.

2010

Stafflex and Huddersfield Town launch HTAFC Employment – a project aimed at helping Town supporters find employment as quickly as possible.

2011

Stafflex moves into a larger 2,500sq ft office space at International House on Chapel Hill following a period of sustained growth for the education, office and industrial sectors. Town legend Andy Booth officially opened the office. We also now have 10 employees.

2012

Stafflex wins Eaton Smith Business of the Month Award for its record growth and contributions to the local community.

2013

Stafflex Launch their first Macmillan Coffee Morning raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

2015

KC Works initiative is launched – a joint project with Kirklees College aiming to bridge the divide between employers and prospective staff by providing a seamless approach to recruiting college graduates.

2016

Stafflex along with a group of other companies come together to create Huddersfield Live. A not-for-profit event group working in partnership with local organisations to sustain and develop Huddersfield’s tradition of high quality, community-focused sporting, cultural and festival events.

2016

Stafflex sponsors The Leslie Foundation and Stafflex Arena (formerly Storthes Hall Park). More than 32 amateur football teams plus Huddersfield town ladies play there every week.

2016

KACCL. An annual dinner where local businesses come together for a fabulous Christmas lunch raising money for local charities.

2017

Following sustained period of growth Stafflex bolsters its staff with new members to the team bringing the total to 17 employees.

Stafflex retains REC Gold status showing that we are in the top 10% of agencies demonstrating professionalism and best practice within the recruitment industry.

2018

Stafflex launches Team Teach training division with CPD courses on key subjects for all registered teachers and support workers.