Alex lives in Read and is the Marketing Assistant at Cummins Mellor Recruitment. Currently studying Media Production and design at Burnley UCLAN, she hopes to complete her degree in 2014. Alex lives with her parents and enjoys eating lovely food but also has a passion for shopping!
Alex enjoys socialising with her friends and watching her boyfriend Ben, who works at BAE systems, motor racing at the weekends.
A keen photographer and wizz at Photoshop, she likes editing and manipulating images into weird and wonderful things as well as designing documents and websites but also likes to keep on top of the fashion world by blogging and reading articles.
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Alice joined our company in 2008 and has a wide range of experience on the DBS process advising individuals and organisations on all aspects of the disclosure service. Excellent administration and customer service skills, Alice was awarded Apprentice of the year 2009 by Training 2000. Alice knows everything there is to know about Disclosure and Barring Service, working closely with our compliance team and the DBS. Outside of work Alice loves horse riding, walking and wine. Read Alice’s full story here!
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Amy lives in the Ribble Valley area and has over 8 years experience working within the hospitality sector. Although gaining a 2:1 Degree in Human Resource Management, she couldn’t forget her passion and love for the hospitality industry. Immediately after finishing University she trained at The Gleneagles 5* Country Hotel and Spa Resort. Her career path has taken her to Michelin Restaurants, 3 AA Rosette establishments and Gastropubs.
Providing great customer service is what makes Amy tick and she is very passionate about good food and wine and would dine out every night…if she could afford it!! Amy loves to travel and spent a year living in Hong Kong and travelling throughout South East Asia including China, The Philippines, and Borneo.
Amy loves animals – and thinks a home is just a house without a dog! She’s also a keen sportswoman who enjoys going to the gym, walking and swimming. The pinnacle of her achievements was a successful cross Channel Swim from England to France! Amy loves nothing more than spending time with friends and family.
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Andrea lives in Helmshore and is often referred to as the boomerang of her family, “you just can’t get rid of her, she’ll come right back!” Andrea lives with her mum and dad (again) and has an older sister who’s married with two adorable children Thomas and Keira.
She enjoys a lot of things, but a big part of her life is food as Andrea is a major foody and loves to try new things and eat out as much as her waistline and bank account will allow! Very family orientated Andrea spends as much time with her family as humanly bearable and encourages gatherings for the minimal of reasons any excuse for a Party!!!
Being a bubbly, open, chatty person helps Andrea in her role at Cummins Mellor as she loves working closely and on a personal level with both the candidates and the consultants in achieving their goals.
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Andrew completed 15,000 ft. tandem sky drive in 2004 and hopefully in the not too distant future aims to fulfil his ambition of becoming a fully qualified skydiver (AFF). An animal lover, his pets have included a breeding pair of Sambava chameleons, pair of emperor scorpions, 3 fire bellied toads, and a pair of giant prickly stick insects. Within the next few years he is hopeful to successfully complete a lifetime dream of exploring China and Canada. Currently temping for Cummins Mellor, Andrew has fit really well into the team and is enjoying working in the hospitality division, his additional spare time activities include a keen music library, an small interest in the stars and planets, researching new technology.
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Anya is the Hospitality Teams Modern Apprentice, she deals with organising files and answering the phones. Anya is new to the team and this is also her first job after leaving college. Anya recently left college after completing A-levels in Psychology, Ethics, Theatre Studies and Sociology. She enjoys reading, spending time with her family and taking her Springer Spaniel and Boxer, Rico and Skylar on long walks.
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Ayesha is 23 years old and working as an Accounts Assistant in our DBS checking department ‘Personnel Checks’.
She has successfully graduated with a 2.1 from The University of Manchester with an honours degree in Accounting and Finance. Ayesha’s previous job was also working as an accounts assistant in Bolton, where she worked for thirteen months after completing her degree.
‘I am hoping all this experience will help me with my future plans of becoming a Chartered Accountant.’
Ayesha would love to travel to many different countries one day, as different cultures fascinate her! Having the experience to explore different traditions and languages is definitely something she would like to do in the future. Ayesha enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going shopping and eating out at different restaurants. To relax, she either draws or listens to music, as she finds this a great way for her to de-stress and zone out!!
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Charlie must be the hardest working dog in Lancashire, he arrived at Cummins Mellor in 2009, gracing us with his presence every day, being a Springer he’s always willing be go the extra mile. A lively, enthusiastic creature- he quickly learnt how to win friends and influence his colleagues. Always happy to see you, his strengths are in the meet and greet arena, informing you of when a client buffet has arrived on the premises and keen to tease a stroke especially under the chin! An asset to us all, he soothes a frosted brow, is calming and content- we all love Charlie, the place just wouldn’t be the same without him.
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Charlotte graduated in 2014 from Edge Hill University with a degree in English Literature. She then moved away from home to Milton Keynes where she worked for six months in medical recruitment. Charlotte has now come home to her mum in Wilpshire near Blackburn as she was feeling just a little home sick! Charlotte has decided to join the team at Cummins Mellor as she wanted to work for a small Lancashire based business, something that felt a little more like home and not a big scary business! She’ll be working on the Accounts and Finance desk and is looking forward to learning all about the very complicated sounding job roles and branching out in to a 360 recruitment role rather than just looking after the candidates.
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Emily is a modern apprentice in the Personnel Checks division studying for an NVQ in Customer Service, she lives in a small town called Oswaldtwistle, with her parents Joanna and Adam. Emily’s mum works for the government and her dad is a full time amazing builder. Her aim in life is to travel the world and hopefully return to Thailand where she went on holiday when she was around the age of 8. Emily adores elephants, as they are her all time favourite animal & she hopes to ride one, one day. When Emily is older she hopes to move to Totnes in Devon, as majority of her family live down there and it is like a second home to her!
When Emily’s not at work she like to spend time with her boyfriend and family, also her adorable dog spike. She loves going for long walks along the canal and her favourite food is definitely Chinese.
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Helen lives in Croston, Lancashire with her partner Stephen. She graduated from Durham University in 2009 and has worked in recruitment ever since. When not working Helen loves good food and good wine and loves nothing more than sampling the delights of restaurants across the country. One of Helen’s ultimate passions is Musical Theatre – having performed since an early age you’ll often find her humming a show tune!
Helen’s role in the company as Head of Recruitment will see her focusing on business and client development across all of the Cummins Mellor disciplines. She is thrilled to be part of our team and embraces our mission in “Aiming for Excellence in the People Business”.
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Jenny joined the team as a as a Customer Service Advisor/Administrator within our DBS Checking division, Personnel Checks.
She has always worked within a customer focused role, in a variety of settings, since leaving secondary education and excellent customer service is one of her passions. To date, she has successfully completed NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration and NVQ Level 3 in Customer Service.
Jenny is a local Accrington girl and has recently purchased her first home with her partner Lee and during her spare time Jenny thoroughly enjoys renovating and decorating her new home. She also loves spending time with her large family and is one of seven siblings. She also has 10 nieces and nephews, with another on the way!
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Jodie has been with Cummins Mellor since 2008, with over 7 years experience within the Hospitality industry, having trained at 1 Michelin starred Northcote and their Ribble Valley Inns gastro pub group. She has broadened her horizons having travelled and worked around Australia which has given her a wealth of knowledge within the catering and hospitality sector. She has an eye for detail and works proactively to source the best possible candidates to fill the most demanding of roles from Chefs de Partie to Hotel General managers. Jodie is outgoing and not afraid of any challenge. She has completed a 12,000 feet Sky Dive over the Great Barrier Reef, is a keen horse rider, and has experienced Scuba Diving and White Water rafting. Next on her list is to follow in her dads’ footsteps trekking to Everest base camp in Kathmandu. When she’s not busy horse riding or jumping out of planes Jodie is partial to a gin and tonic or two! Read Jodie’s full story here!
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June Crossley is head of Temporary Hotel & Catering Assignments. She has worked for Cummins Mellor since 1993 operating on a local and national basis providing effective short term solutions in the Hotel, Contract Catering and Pub market sectors.
June’s earlier career was within the hospitality sector giving her the necessary industry insight to deliver the best possible service levels. Her team are also handpicked from the Hotel & Catering sector. Read June’s full story here!
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Katie lives in Putney in South West London with her boyfriend Ed. She graduated from Durham University where she was a cheerleader and has since worked in recruitment. Outside of work she loves eating out, her birthday presents are always a meal in a fancy restaurant. She also loves going to the theatre – The Book of Mormon is highly recommended!
Katie went travelling round Australia in 2009 and hopes to visit more exotic places in the future. The far east is next on the list!
Katie is looking forward to setting up the Hospitality Division’s London office and making it just as successful as the current hospitality team – they are the ones to beat! She is thrilled to be part of the Cummins Mellor team once again.
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Kelly lives in Burnley with her partner Mat who after 17 years is yet to propose despite many hints! Mat is a Press Shop Manager for a Manufacturing business in Burnley and is also a qualified Plumber.
They have a daughter called Florence who was born in 2014 and a geriatric dog called Jack who is treated like the second baby in the family. Kelly loves animals, so much so she is a Pescetarian – not quite a vegetarian. She loves food, spending time with her friends and has recently started exercising again after many years off! She describes herself as a straightforward Lancashire lass.
Kelly has a background in HR in the Hospitality industry and after starting a family thought it was time for a change in career. Having recruited through Cummins Mellor previously she felt she would be well suited to our team and joined in January 2015.
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Krystina started working at the company in 2007 as a modern apprentice. After achieving her NVQ levels 2 and 3 in Business Administration Krystina became accounts controller. More recently she has taken over the book keeping and general account queries for company after taking an even more financial career path. Krystina has recently married her husband and they live together with their 3 year old son.
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Louise joined us in April 2013 and is an Advisor in our CRB Checking division Personnel Checks. Louise lives in Ramsbottom, a small town just outside of Bury with her husband, Graeme. Louise would love to have pets, especially a Westie but Graeme isn’t keen! Louise enjoys socialising with friends and family, travelling and going to see live music, but her favourite thing in the world is her family. She has also clocked up quite a few air miles in her time, as a teenager she spent a summer working in Malia, a popular holiday resort, and she has also travelled around California. Both experiences taught her plenty of life skills. Louise’s main aim in life is to work hard and see the world.
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The directors of CMR, Richard and Michelle Mellor have been in business together since 1990 and are passionate about People and Recruitment. The strong core values of the business are demonstrated by all the staff at Cummins Mellor and absolute pride is taken in always providing exemplary customer service to both clients and candidates alike. The business has grown to become a leading multi-disciplined recruitment group, successfully recruiting across the North West and beyond. We handle Permanent Specialist Recruitment, Temporary, Contract and Interim Management, Executive Recruitment, High volume Recruitment Campaigns and CRB Checks. Read Michelle’s full story here!
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Natasha is started as a Receptionist here at Cummins Mellor Recruitment but now works as an Administrator in our DBS checking divison.
Whilst carrying out her modern apprenticeship with us, Natasha is also studying for her NVQ level 2 in Business Administration.
Natasha lives with her family in Blackburn which includes her parents, 2 brothers and a sister all younger than her. Natasha chose to work at Cummins Mellor because she knows how fast we are growing as a business and is excited to develop her career with us.
Natasha likes business and finds all the different aspects very interesting and feels she could learn a lot more about it throughout her career with us and to one day hopes to reach her goal of being a successful business woman.
Natasha enjoys music, dancing and likes to read as she believes reading expands the vocabulary, she doesn’t really have a specific author she prefers, she just sees which books look interesting and catch her eye. Natasha’s perfect day would be a day out shopping and then dining out afterwards. Food is Natasha’s passion, and she especially enjoys spices in food.
Natasha describes herself as a kind, friendly person who likes to meet new and different people. She also loves kids, especially babies and enjoys babysitting her cousins every so often.
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Paul McKelvie leads the Business support team; a qualified Chartered Management Accountant, he’s in charge of the company finances.
Paul lives in Blackburn with his wife and three children, outside of work Paul likes to keep fit by swimming and playing 7 a-side football. He also enjoys gardening, listening to his favourite artist Pink, taking long walks, whistling, and supporting his favourite football team Wolverhampton Wanderers…..come on the Wolves!
Rachael lives in Clitheroe with her boyfriend and twin girls, she has recently joined the team as a Recruitment Assistant for our Chefs Division! Rachael has worked in the Hospitality Industry for the past 8 years for the Ribble Valley Inns Group as well as spending some time at Northcote and also completed a Foundation Degree in Hospitality Management. After having her 2 little girls in 2012 she wanted to start a new challenge where she was able to spend more time with her family as well as have a good career path for the future.
Rachael enjoys eating out with friends and spending quality time as a family, she likes going for a good walk and doing different activities with the girls!
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Ria lives in Darwen, with her Partner Neil, (Asbestos Surveyor). Ria has 6 Brothers and a rather large family. She enjoys good food, good wine and socialising. She loves all sorts of music! Ria describes herself as confident, slightly Bonkers, happy person who always tries to have a good attitude towards life. A couple of things you may be interested to know about her… Ria applied for the RAF to be a IT technician in 2013 and sadly failed on her 2nd medical (So Close but yet so far). A background in sales, customer service and Care.
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The directors of CMR, Richard Mellor and his wife Michelle, have been in business together since 1990 and are passionate about People and Recruitment. The strong core values of the business are demonstrated by all the staff at Cummins Mellor and absolute pride is taken in always providing exemplary customer service to both clients and candidates alike. The business has grown to become a leading multi-disciplined recruitment group, successfully recruiting across the North West and beyond. We handle Permanent Specialist Recruitment, Temporary, Contract and Interim Management, Executive Recruitment, High volume Recruitment Campaigns and CRB Checks. Read Richard’s full story here!
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Ryan is integral to our sales team, dealing with hundreds of enquiries daily ensuring that all requests for the relevant applications receive the correct advice and information regarding the level of disclosures required. Ryan has been with the company since 2008, is passionate about customer service and happy to help with any kind of query or give advice. A keen Burnley supporter, Ryan lives in Helmshore, plays football and enjoys running.
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Sammy Hough joined us after completing her a-levels at St Mary’s college and is now our Head of Marketing, she has also worked in our DBS checking and Hospitality Recruitment divisions. She now looks after all of our websites and marketing output. Sammy is a keen sportswoman and enjoys playing netball in her spare time.
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Stacie is the Hospitality Teams Recruitment Administrator dealing with the all important paperwork and compliance surrounding all our relief chef bookings. Stacie’s experience is mainly in Customer service and cash administration, she also worked in local education as an invigilator for GCSE exams. Recently graduating with a 2:1 Bsc Hons in Psychology, Stacie enjoys reading, wouldn’t be without her Kindle and loves spending time with her family and pet Jack Russell Gizmo!
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Susannah lives in Darwen with her Fiancé Simon; she has recently joined the team as Recruitment Assistant for our Chefs Division.
Susannah has worked with the Hospitality Industry for over 7 years and graduated the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class Degree in Hospitality Management last year where she was awarded ‘Hospitality Student of the Year’. Susannah has worked in various Hospitality positions during her career so far with Malmaison & Hotel du Vin, Mercure and Qhotels giving her a wide range of expertise in the industry.
In her spare time, Susannah enjoys eating out in nice restaurants with family and friends, and going away on city breaks.
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Joining the company in 2011, initially in the CRB Checking division, Tracey works as the Business & Recruitment Administration Manager. With her strong administration background, Tracey offers an organised and thorough administration support to the recruitment team as well as ensuring client and candidate records conform to current legislation. Working closely with the different departments, Tracey also ensures the directors are provided with up to date administration information and support.
Originally from Zimbabwe, Tracey now lives locally with her husband and two children. In her spare time she loves to read and enjoys going for days out with her family.
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Known to many as Seph, he is many things; a designer; a revolutionary; a voice of his generation. He can do anything, to a medicore-to-less-than-mediocre degree.
As well as working at Cummins Mellor, he is also studying part-time for a Masters degree in graphic design, and until recently was moonlighting as Head of Graphic Design on an independent student newspaper.
In his spare time he can usually be found telling people that he has no spare time, whatever that is.
To relax he enjoys being creative – such hobbies include digital illustration, basic web design, and writing.
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