Who
are we?

We are a specialist, results driven IT Recruitment Consultancy with an unrivalled market reputation. We advocate a single point of contact approach; so whether you're looking to hire permanent talent or contract resource, you'll only ever work with one consultant.

Through this approach, we've been able to consistently deliver results across all aspects of our customers’ IT Recruitment needs, from development, support and testing, to professional services, marketing and infrastructure - we do it all, all over the UK!
Tim Morris
Director
Birmingham - Sales
Tim Morris

Tim is also a founding Director at Applause IT. Also with 20 years of experience in the IT recruitment industry to draw upon; Tim now leads the Midlands team whilst supporting his established client base. Outside of work, Tim is kept busy looking after 2 daughters and loves to travel.

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Mike Scotney
Director
Birmingham - Operations
Mike Scotney

With 20 years’ IT recruitment experience, Mike has built many relationships with our key clients. Since establishing the agency in 2000, Mike has led the North West team with great success. Outside of work, he’s also a keen marathon runner and busy father of two growing boys.

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Alex Pitts
Lead Consultant - Midlands - PHP & JavaScript
Birmingham - PHP & JavaScript
Alex Pitts

Alex is a senior member of the team with strong connections across the Midlands- he even completed his undergrad at the University of Birmingham! He loves all things Sport, especially F1 which keeps him busy most weekends.

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Dan Rodrigues
Lead Consultant
Manchester - UX & Mobile
Dan Rodrigues

Dan is another senior team member managing the thriving technology hub that is Manchester. Father to a little boy, Louis, and a massive Arsenal Fan, Dan is a lively spirit with a clear vision and knack for growing businesses.

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Yasmin Aslam
Talent Acquisition & Training Manager
Birmingham - Training
Yasmin Aslam

Yasmin is our resident Talent Acquisition & Training Manager. Heading up our bespoke training academy, she supports our growing team by adding new recruitment superheroes to the mix! After a hard day’s work, Yas enjoys nothing more than relaxing into some serious handbag therapy and planning her next luxury holiday!

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Ryan Green
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Leeds - Software Development
Ryan Green

Ryan is a straight talking recruitment consultant with attention to detail and a keen insight into IT recruitment in the Leeds and Yorkshire district. He’s an asset to the team and can also mix a mean Manhattan!

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Guv Johal
Recruitment Consultant
Birmingham - Software QA & Release
Guv Johal

Guv is our jovial recruitment consultant with experience recruiting across the Midlands. You’ll find keeping our Midlands team abuzz with top IT talent. She also knows her way around the dancefloor and is a Bhangra dancing devotee.

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Sophie Sinfield
Recruitment Consultant
Manchester - Project & Product
Sophie Sinfield

Sophie is our resident, no nonsense law Graduate. Known in the office for her love of a good debate and the fact she can eat a whole Easter egg in one sitting don’t let Sophie’s size fool you. 5 ft 1 has never been feistier! Tasked to look after our North West based clients, Sophie is the go to consultant for all things Project Management!

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Tom Greaves
Recruitment Consultant
Manchester - .NET & Java
Tom Greaves

Tom is our northern Software Development specialist with experience headhunting the best IT professionals. He works with top clients in the North West of England to grow their teams. Tom loves keeping up with the latest technology trends and when he’s not growing development teams, you can find him brushing up his own knowledge. He’s also a die-hard Villa fan.

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Pei Chan
Recruitment Consultant
Manchester - BI & Data
Pei Chan

Pei is our resident entrepreneur from Manchester Business School. Having set up his own fashion business whilst studying for his A-levels, Pei is a man on a mission. He’s also the most accident-prone member of the Applause IT team!

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Olivia Pole
Recruitment Consultant
East Midlands - PHP & JavaScript
Olivia Pole

Obsessed with all things American, Olivia spent a year cutting her teeth in the fast-paced world of Disney World Florida. Back in sunny Birmingham, she joins the team having built up her sales skills and ready to provide an amazing service to our East Midlands clients and candidates.

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Emmanuel Tetteh
Recruitment Consultant
Manchester - PHP & JavaScript
Emmanuel Tetteh

Our resident Pharmaceutical scientist, having completed his degree at Wolverhampton, he joins the recruitment world believing it is a better fit for his skills and abilities. Emmanuel is a resident jet setter who has lived in 3 different countries. Away from work he is a keen footballer who loves a crunching tackle as much as he loves trying new foods.

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Rhianne Robertson
Recruitment Consultant
West Midlands - .NET Development
Rhianne Robertson

Rhianne studied her MSc in Health Psychology at Aston University after getting her BSc in Psychology. Away from the office Rhianne enjoys Netflix and the occasional G&T. She loves to travel, and the next dream destination is San Diego.

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Fariha Choudhury
Recruitment Consultant
Leeds - UX & Digital Design
Fariha Choudhury

Aside from recruiting the best talent in UX, Fariha loves fashion and is very social media savvy with her own blog. She also loves food and dining in cool places. Fariha is really passionate about recruiting for UX/UI as she comes from a creative background and knows exactly how exciting the role is.

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Oana Nichitov
Recruitment Consultant
Leeds - .NET Development
Oana Nichitov

Oana identifies and attracts C#.NET developers for organisations across Yorkshire. Since finishing her degree in tourism and hospitality management and having previously worked in bars Oana enjoys trying different cuisines and sipping on cocktails in her free time. If she decides to stay at home, she enjoys experimenting with cooking.

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Jonathon Crimmons
Digital Marketing Executive
Birmingham - Marketing
Jonathon Crimmons

Having ventured north for his Business & Management degree at UCLan, Jonathon has returned to the Midlands as our internal marketer, in charge of all things social at Applause IT as well as our weekly blog posts. He’ll often spend his weekends watching or playing rugby and is never one to shy away from after-work drinks.

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Vytas Jelinskas
Recruitment Consultant
Manchester - DevOps
Vytas Jelinskas

Vytas is our Worcester University graduate with a degree in Sport Business Management, but he purely means business. Coming from a sporting background, he is naturally very competitive with exemplary perseverance, part of this background has included representing England at Futsal! Away from work he has a love for luxury cars with a long-term goal of owning a Lamborghini.

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