FRAME Recruitment provides specialist contract recruitment solutions for practices and businesses in Architecture and Interior Design.
Our contract recruitment solution focuses on offering you a flexible approach to solving workforce or skill shortages, outsourcing work, or projects.
Our contractor management and payroll solutions provide you with an auditable system that aids compliance with legislation and that helps to reduce cost, and reduce time to hire whilst improving the management and retention of contract-based workers.
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We know the contractors you want to hire
Our knowledgeable and well-connected contract recruitment consultants have unique access to FRAME’s database of contractors, which is an unrivalled source of Architecture and Interior Design contract professionals. We use sophisticated digital tools to ensure that we regularly update our database with our contract candidates’ latest CVs, qualifications, software expertise, experience, sector knowledge, contracts, rates, motives and availability.
Our contract recruitment consultants are constantly mapping the who’s who in the contract marketplace. Our reputation as a business and as individuals enables us to reach target candidates that others cannot, because of the relationships we have built up through networking and recruitment.
We can quickly and efficiently find you the right contractors based on your individual needs.
We work in partnership with some of the UK’s and world’s leading employers in Architecture and Interior Design, but you will find a diverse range of all shapes and sizes of practices and businesses in our portfolio. From AJ100 practices to smaller boutique brands, practices that work exclusively in the UK, to practices that are successful internationally.
We partner with practices and businesses that work in a variety of sectors, including commercial, conservation and heritage, education, healthcare, hospitality, leisure, mixed-use, residential, retail and transport. So, whatever sector your practice or business works in, we can help you.
Our clients come back to us time and time again for help with contract recruitment, citing the speed of delivery as well as the quality of the contractors we can offer.
The benefits of contract recruitment
The demand for top talent in Architecture and Interior Design has never been greater, and many practices need candidates in place immediately. As we see an uptick in the need for the best Architecture and Design professionals, practices are now requiring candidates who hold very specialist skill sets too.
There are many benefits to utilising a contract recruitment solution through FRAME from solving workforce or skill shortages to outsourcing work, or projects. It can also help with covering sickness, holiday or maternity/paternity cover.
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Examples of our contract recruitment work
These are just some of the roles we have successfully recruited for our partners:
Mid Weight Interior Designer
Interior Design Assistant
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Contract recruitment services
Whether you need an Architect, a Revit Technician, an Architectural Assistant or a Project Architect, we've got you covered. If you need help for one week or a longer-term contract, we have the connections to make it happen.
We pride ourselves in being able to provide the best contractors for all levels of Interior Designers as well as FF&E Designers. We can quickly and accurately identify the best people for you and organise interviews and start dates so you don't endure delays.
Having the right support team around you when you are delivering projects is integral. We can help with short and long-term cover for your Business Support roles.
Landscape Architecture & Urban Design
If you need urgent help with planning, designing or managing outdoor spaces, FRAME can help you with our flexible contract solutions.
If you need Building Information Modelling talent on a contract basis, turn to FRAME. We have experience in recruiting BIM Managers, BIM Coordinators and Modellers for short and long term contracts.
Graphic Design & Visualisation
We are often asked to help fill skill gaps in software knowledge to complete projects. Whether you need a Graphic Designer, an Animator, a 3D Modeller, a Visualiser or a Generalist, speak to us.
Diversity and inclusion
We are passionate about people, and we embrace the differences that make us unique. We give our all to provide you with the best candidates for your contract roles. Our search and sourcing style ensures everyone is treated fairly. This is unrelated to someone’s gender, age, ethnicity, background or beliefs.
Online contractor portal
FRAME provides you with an online contractor management and payroll portal that provides a secure login for contractors and managers. The portal is used to collate, submit and approve timesheets, expenses and overtime.
Our system can help to reduce costs and can aid compliance with legislation by improving the management and retention of temporary workers.
Using our bespoke portal provides you with a transparent and effective solution that gives you the benefits of:
Consolidated invoicing to reduce the time for your administration and accounts departments; contractors paid weekly
Our paperless timesheet system reduces the risk of timesheet and expenses fraud
Automatic tracking and reporting of financial and personnel data and statistics
Fast and efficient solution for key initiatives or projects
Online payroll system
FRAME provides you with a payroll system that is accessed through our online portal and provides instant access to contractors’ documentation and timesheets. Contractors can enter hours and overtime worked which also alerts their line manager that there are timesheets awaiting their approval.
The paperless system ensures that contractors are paid on time and mitigates the risk of timesheet fraud. Line managers can also use the system to track financial data and the cost of contractors.
Our contract recruitment consultants ensure they are speaking with their contractors on a regular basis ensuring any feedback on their current contract or changes in circumstances is fed back to the employer.
Why choose FRAME for your contract recruitment?
There are many Architecture and Interior Design recruitment businesses in the market, but our people are what makes us stand out. We are passionate about people, and we are passionate about helping you find the very best people for your contract jobs.
When you work with FRAME you aren’t just getting the expertise of one recruitment consultant. Each person that starts working with FRAME gets the knowledge, experience and backing of the whole team. We practise incredible teamwork, and our people are constantly striving to be the very best recruitment consultants in the Architecture and Interior Design sectors.
We only work in the Architecture and Interior Design sectors to ensure our knowledge and expertise cannot be beaten. We know the right questions to ask and understand the software that you use, and the people you might consider for your roles, all leading to better conversations and successful recruitment for you.
We are part of the Faststream Recruitment Group and have taken our recruitment approach and expertise from our parent company which was established in 1999 and is the world’s number one in Maritime, Shipping and Energy recruitment.
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