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A HAPPY and PROSPEROUS 2017 from De Lacy Executive - The Agri-Business and Food Recruitment Consultancy

De Lacy Executive offers professional recruitment services in the business sectors of Agriculture, Food, Environment, Equestrian and Pet to employer clients and job seekers. Whilst De Lacy Executive has its roots firmly in the UK it is part of the international Farms.com Group based in Canada, enabling it to operate effectively in the global agriculture and food markets.

Founded in 2000 De Lacy is a team of 9 professional consultants committed to exceeding the expectations of those with whom we work. Our agribusiness credentials are second to none. Largely agricultural graduates, eight of us are the offspring of farmers and six of us have worked in the agricultural supply trade as well as in farming and food.

Our vacancy experience and competencies extend from graduate trainee to managing director, and from sales, through technical, marketing, operations and production to R & D managers.

Our employer clients are nationwide throughout the UK and increasingly are spread across Europe and Africa and further afield. They range from SMEs, regional and national companies to Global Corporations. We have been awarded Preferred Supplier List status by a number of significant companies.

Working both nationally and internationally our specialism extends from the agricultural supply trade (arable, livestock, machinery and equipment etc) to farm management, primary food and fresh produce, horticulture, equestrian, environment, renewable energy and a diverse range of Rural and Land-based Business vacancies.

We act in a consultancy capacity, adding value by devising a recruitment plan relevant to each client and each vacancy and then proactively searching and selecting the best candidates for clients whilst offering career advice to candidates.

De Lacy Executive is approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office under the Data Protection Act.

If you are looking to progress your career within the broad Agri-Business Sector, simply want some confidential career advice, or are recruiting for your team - then please do give us a call!

Our telephone number is 01885 483440.

Please note that our recruitment service is FREE to jobseekers!!

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Equestrian Recruitment

De Lacy Equestrian is the specialist division of De Lacy Executive Ltd, the UK's largest and long established land-based business recruitment consultancy. Led by experienced recruiter, Amanda Latham and supported by Sarah Milburn, both knowledgeable equestrians, we serve the needs of professional employers and those seeking to develop their careers in the Equine and Pet Industry. Click here to find out more.

Testimonials

"De Lacy, you didn't do just your job, believe me. You have been extremely helpful with all your advice and reassurance: this is an added value, in particular for people like me, coming from abroad and who are willing to enter a totally new job market. It is a big source of anxiety and worry. You made things a lot easier."
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The Oxford Farming Conference 2017

De Lacy Executive ​is a Key Sponsor of the Oxford Farming Conference 2017.

This year, the theme of The Oxford Farming Conference is 'Thrive or Survive' and features discussions on sustainability from an incredible line up of speakers.

John​ Davies​ will be attending on the 4th & 5th and will be available to discuss any issues relating to careers and recruitment​ in ​A​gri-business​ and Food​.

Cereals Event 2016

De Lacy Executive are proud sponsors of this years Arable Conference at Cereals 2016.

Take a look at the link below showing the topics that will be discussed at this years event:

Cereals Event - Arable Conference

John, Sarah, Margaret and Amanda will be on stand 622A and will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your future careers.

The Salary Survey

De Lacy Executive were involved with the Farmers Weekly Salary Survey. This report shows the average wages of current positions in each region across the UK.

The Salary Survey

John Davies, director of De Lacy Executive, has said "Agriculture is the world's most important industry. To compete the UK needs well-educated, well-trained people who will readily adapt to changing demands. With this survey we hope to be able to contribute to the debate about how to attract, develop and retain these exciting people."

As a consequence the survey shows, on average, what salary each area of the country is receiving within the agricultural industry. This ranged from £20,250 in Yorkshire to £35,152 in East Anglia, for farm workers. However, the hourly rate ranged from £8.67 in the North East to £13.83 in the North West.

The survey also suggested that the average salary for a farm manager was around £33,378 and a farm worker receiving on average £20,000. Dairy farmers received the highest yearly salary (£25,637) compared to sheep farmers who receive approximately £23,082.

This survey produced some interesting results which reflect the current agricultural industry.

If you are looking for a job with a higher salary or just simply want a career change, feel free to get in touch with one of our consultants.