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Nick Scott - Recruitment & HR Manager

07766 - 054 947 

With over 20 years spent working in Recruitment & HR, Nick leads our new business development and provides the human resources and employment law expertise to Option A.  Beginning his career in recruitment Nick ending up owning a recruitment agency in Edinburgh, before making the transition to HR.  A chartered member of the CIPD Nick then spent 7 years as an HR manager within the food manufacturing industry, giving him a unique perspective of recruitment from both the client and supplier sides.  During his career he has recruited for a wide variety of roles and organisations but highlights include taking clients out to Eastern Europe to recruit workers directly and supplying major organistaions such as the World Bank, RBoS, Standard Life and Scottish Power.

With 2 small children Nick's spare time is limited but if he gets the chance he'll be sailing in summer and snowboarding in winter.

Arthur Reynolds - Operations Manager

01368 - 830 448 Ext.226

Arthur has spent over 10 years working in recruitment, the last 3 with Option A, supplying high quality temporary labour to some of the UK's largest FMCG companies and retailers, including Boots and Tesco.  Extremely organised Arthur brings military efficiency to the office, ensuring that  our customers have the right workers at the right time, no matter how complex the shift pattern, and that they are fully compliant with all legal, ethical and customer requirements.

Outside of work Arthur has a young family and is about to complete his first half-marathon.

Iwona Hirko 

01368 - 830 448 Ext.236

Kristina Balaboniene - Recruitment Co-ordinator

01368 - 830 448 Ext.235

One of the origanal staff members of Option A, Kristinina carries out a wide variety of roles within the agency, the most important being payroll.  Something she always completes with a smile despite the challenge of paying up to 500 workers all at different clients, on different hours and different pay rates.  When she isn't involved in payroll she is busy using her multi-lingual skills in Polish, Lithuainian and Russian to source great candiadtes from Britain and Central & Eastern Europe.

Originally from Lithuania, Kristina moved to the UK in 2009 with her husband and still loves discovering British culture, especially its food.

Gavin Simpson - Director and Founder

01368 - 830 448