Alex lives in Read with her parents and has lived there all her life. In her spare time Alex loves shopping and eating out with friends and family. Alex works in the Marketing team at Cummins Mellor and loves designing all the different e-shots and information which are sent out to our clients and candidates.
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 is a local Accrington Lass, and has worked at the Cummins Mellor Group since 2008. She lives with her family, boyfriend and dog Milly in Accrington. Alice loves spending time with friends, going out for meals and going to her family’s caravan on the beach at the weekends.
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Amy lives in the Ribble Valley area and has over 15 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 The Philippines, and Borneo.
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! Whilst keen on sport, Amy is often partial to a G&T or a glass of Chablis!
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Andrea is a major foodie 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 smallest 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 and meeting their expectations.
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Currently living in Accrington originally from Great Harwood but hoping to move back to Clitheroe soon. Andrew enjoys spending time with nieces and nephews, online gaming, visiting family, a varied music library, walking and the outdoors, new technology, swimming and badminton. Andrew also completed a tandem skydive in 2004 and hoping to do this again unassisted (accelerated freefall) in the near future.
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Anya joined the Cummins Mellor team after completing her A-levels in Ethics, Psychology, Theatre Studies and Sociology. Currently based in Accrington, Anya lives with partner Ryan and her two staffies Mille and Skylar. Anya is a very organised and diligent team member and always keeps the team’s admin in shape (with a bit of nagging!)
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Ayesha joined us in 2015 as an Administrator and Taxi Controller in our Personnel Checks department.
She has two brothers and two sisters and lives at home with her parents – Ayesha loves spending time with her family, especially her two nieces. After achieving a Foundation degree in Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring last year, she is currently in the process of finishing her BA Hons in Coaching and Mentoring, with a view to graduate in October 2015.
In her spare time, Ayesha likes to create memories with friends and loves doing activities that include sports such as playing team games or completing courses, such that include zip wires etc.
“My experience so far within this company has been very positive and I feel I have learnt so much in so little time. I truly believe this company will help me go far in terms of learning new skills and broaden my knowledge. I am looking forward with continuing to work for a company that has been so welcoming.”
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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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Currently living in Oswaldtwistle with both of my parents. Completely and utterly an Animal lover and an obsessed fan with the hunger games. Hoping to one day move down to Devon. I love being surrounded by my family and partner Luke.
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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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A keen cyclist and horse rider, Jodie lives in Langho and when not recruiting the best chefs, she can be found cycling up a mountain, drinking gin or dining out in nice restaurants. She loves travelling and seeing the world! 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 is outgoing and not afraid of any challenge, having completed a 12,000 feet sky dive over the Great Barrier Reef, and next on her list is to follow in her dads’ footsteps trekking to Everest base camp in Kathmandu.
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June is the longest serving member of the Cummins Mellor family with over 20 years service!
She lives in Great Harwood with husband Terry and they are both keen golfers. She is currently Lady Captain of Accrington Golf Club and is actively involved in raising funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. June enjoys travelling and spending winter holidays in the sun – usually golfing in Florida, South Africa or Thailand. She is partial to a glass of red wine, a gin and tonic, chocolate and a Pamper Day at a luxury Spa, as well as dining out, going to the theatre and walking other peoples dogs.
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 South West London with her boyfriend Ed. In her spare time she loves cycling and is currently in training for a triathlon. She loves anything to do with food and drink, eating out is her favourite pastime, and she also enjoys going to the theatre. Katie heads up the London division of Chefs Jobs UK and specialises in the placement of temporary chefs across the London area.
Katie went travelling around Australia in 2009 and hopes to visit more exotic places in the future – the far east is next on the list!
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Laura attended Leeds Metropolitan University, where she studied Sport Development. She loves outdoor activities including playing netball, camping, scaling the Yorkshire and National Three Peaks, and even bungee-jumping in Australia last year – despite it being her biggest fear!
A self-proclaimed “Proper Yorkshire Bird”, she loves real ale and all things vintage!
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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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Originally from Hertfordshire, Lynne now lives in sunny Lancashire with her husband Peter and their cocker spaniel, JoJo. Lynne loves most sports, but is essentially a tennis nut. As well as watching the game, she is active in the Slazenger Lancashire Tennis League, and plays competitively throughout the year.
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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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Currently living in a bungalow on the outskirts of Burnley. He lives with partner Sarah, who is a Sister at the Royal Blackburn Hospital, and 15 year old cat Shirlie. Mick loves Ska (especially the 2 tone era) Ska/Punk, Punk and Irish Folk Punk. Mick is also a supporter of Burnley FC, although not as avid as he used to be.
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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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Currently living in Rawtenstall, Nicole is originally from Middleton, Manchester. She lives with partner Mick, 6 year old son James and Mick’s two children Billy and Tyler. As well as their prized tropical fish. Nicole is very family orientated and loves having her Mum live just around the corner, she insists on nipping in most nights for a natter, as well as a rummage through the cupboards.
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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 currently lives in Billington with her partner Andy and young twin girls. Rachael is a recruitment assistant for the Chefs Jobs department and 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 she has 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 still dealing with the hospitality industry.
Rachael enjoys eating out with friends and spending quality time as a family, 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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Richard currently lives in Pleasington in a beautiful house with a view to die for, with his wife and Cummins Mellor MD Michelle, and their dog Charlie. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf, watching Burnley (since 1965) and Blackburn Rugby. He also loves walking, eating out and relaxing with the family.
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Sammy joined us as an Apprentice in 2010 at the age of 18 after completing her a-levels. After working in various departments around the business, including Personnel Checks and Chefs Jobs UK, she is now our Head of Marketing and leads a team to deliver the marketing objectives in line with the sales team and company objectives.
Sammy bought her first property in 2014 and after a large renovation moved in in April 2015. She spends her spare time adding the finishing touches to her house, she is also a keen sportswoman and enjoys playing netball.
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Sandra was born in Scotland, got married in Scotland, Emigrated to Australia for 4 years and then came back to live in Lancashire where her parents had moved to from Scotland; Sandra was lucky enough to get a job in an SMB and worked her way to Operations Director in the Warehouse and Distribution Industry, she was with the company for 27 years and unfortunately due to the economic climate went into Administration in 2011. Sandra then worked self-employed for a few years, but missed the office atmosphere and colleagues hence the reason coming to join the Cummins Mellor team.
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Living in the Ribble Valley, Shan lives with her husband Wayne and daughter Corrine. She also has a son who is attending Hartpury College in Gloucester, studying Strength and Conditioning and is an aspiring rugby player…. Watch this space! Shan really enjoys fitness and training and has a strong interest in nutrition.
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Stacie lives in Accrington with her mum and Jack Russell Terrier, Gizmo. Since graduating from University in 2012 with a BSc Hons in Psychology, she has worked in our Chefs Division, recruiting and placing chefs in various establishments nationwide. She is very particular, super organised and hates her desk being messy! Outside of work, Stacie enjoys reading, weekends away and spending time with her family, who all live in the local area!
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Susannah lives in Darwen with her husband Simon; she has worked as a Recruitment Assistant for our Chefs Division for the past 12months.
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 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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Tracey joined the Cummins Mellor Group in 2011, after working for over 7 years in the construction industry. She is obsessed with ensuring all the t’s are crossed and all the i’s are dotted.
Originally from Zimbabwe, but now a fully-fledged British Citizen, Tracey lives in Oswaldtwistle with her husband, Lee, and 2 young children, Rheon and Tessa. Her spare time is spent with family, usually ferrying them around to various sporting events. She also loves going out for a meal and glass of wine or two with friends.
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