Alex lives in Read with her parents. 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 is a recruitment specialist with 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.
Specialising in permanent opportunities within the Hospitality sector, providing great customer service is what makes Amy tick and her attention to detail is second to none. She takes exceptional care in understanding her clients’ and candidates’ needs by building strong relationships to ensure that talent transforms future of great businesses.
Amy lives in the Ribble Valley and loves the outdoors; 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!
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Andrea is a recruitment professional with 3 years dedication to the businesses and candidates of East Lancashire.
Specialising in both temporary and permanent commercial opportunities across Administration and Customer Service roles she takes great care to ensure she identifies and understands her clients’ individual requirements and unique characteristics. Joining the Cummins Mellor Group in 2013 and starting as temp herself she truly identifies with her candidates and works tirelessly to match them with their ideal employers and transform their futures.
Identifying and representing the best local talent is what drives Andrea and she is committed to understanding candidate desires and aspirations and building relationships that lead to the successful placement of her candidates.
Andrea currently lives in Helmshore with her cat Wilson and enjoys relaxing at home with her family and friends. A self-proclaimed movie geek Andrea will watch anything once and likes to recommend the worst picks!
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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 a Taxi Licensing Account Manager 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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Currently living in Langho, Beth has always lived in the Ribble Valley only moving a couple of miles down the road from her parents in Wilpshire. She lives with her husband Jony who have been married 3 years and 1 year old little boy Frank. As well as their two house rabbits Gerry and Belle. Beth is settling well into motherhood and loves watching Frank develop and taking him out and about the Ribble Valley in the pram.
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Currently living in Accrington for the past 2 years, Caroline was originally from Oxford. She lives with her partner Paddy and his two children Patrick and Emma. As well as their 15 year old dog Sheena, tropical fish, and the 2 guinea pigs. Caroline also belongs to The Macmillan Trust, Accrington Golf Club, weather permitting, this would certainly improve her handicap.
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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 Clayton-le-Moors, Emily has recently completed her A Levels in Biology, Business Studies and Economics. She is an only child living with her Mum & Dad, as well as 4 dogs which she enjoys walking regularly. In her spare time she likes to socialise with friends and family. Emily has joined our Cummins Mellor Recruitment team as a Finance Apprentice!
Halima lives in Accrington with her parents, sisters and brother. She has a 2 year old niece who she loves spending time with. Halima has recently graduated from the University of South Wales obtaining a 2:1 in her Law LLB Honours Degree, as well as completing her HND Legal studies degree. She loves going out for meals, exploring new places to eat, as well as shopping with friends.
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An Accrington lass born and bred, Helen joined the company in 2014. Having graduated from Durham University in 2009, Helen joined a leading, national recruitment firm and has had a passion for recruitment ever since. An experienced and well-established recruitment specialist, her big personality and love of people drives her in her commitment to supporting the businesses and people of Lancashire.
Transforming the futures of Lancashire businesses and Lancashire talent is at the heart of Helen’s motivations. She believes in honesty and transparency and goes the extra mile to ease the recruitment process for her customers. Helen is committed to developing and supporting her team and ensuring that we maintain our high standards of candidate and client care.
Outside of work, Helen makes time for good food, good wine and long walks with her partner and their dog Archie. She also has a love for travel and is making it her mission to explore the world.
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Currently living in Hellifield, but only recently moved there having grown up in Rimington (crossing that Lancashire/Yorkshire border!!). Jen loves spending her free time outdoors and loves walking, running and mountain biking! She’s also a real foodie – so really enjoys eating out! Jen has joined our Chefs division as a Talent Resourcer!
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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Johanna currently lives in Darwen with her partner Emma. An Aussie by birth she regularly gets quizzed on kangaroos, a good ol’ fashioned barbie, drop bears and what Australians eat at Christmas. Johanna is an avid traveller and loves being right at the edge of Europe. Her big passions in life are music, theatre and trying new foods.
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June is the longest serving member of the Cummins Mellor family having joined us in 1993!
She lives in Great Harwood with husband Terry and they are both keen golfers. A former Lady Captain of Accrington Golf Club and 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 specialises in the Sales and Operations of the business.
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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Currently living in Ramsbottom, Louise lives with her husband Graeme and baby daughter, Elsie. Louise is very family orientated and loves having her Mum live just around the corner, she insists on nipping in most nights for a natter and a brew.
Outside of work, Louise enjoys reading, especially biographies and real life stories. Her favourite thing is going on days out with Graeme and Elsie to places like the beach and the zoo. She also loves going out for meals with her sister and cousins.
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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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Currently living in Accrington, Maria grew up in Luton, on the outskirts of London. She originally moved up to be with her husband Andy, but has since fallen in love with the North. Maria has many pets, including a cat, a bearded dragon and an axolotl! She loves all things crafty, and is often found crocheting on the sofa with a glass of wine and a lizard on her shoulder!
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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 a Compliance 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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Omair has joined the Cummins Mellor team as an Administration Assistant in our DBS checking department. Omair lives in Haslingden with his mum, dad, and three brothers. One hobby he has is playing football and he likes to play quite a few times a week. Omair also likes going out with friends and family.
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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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Currently living in Lower Darwen but originally from Clayton Le Moors, Sammie works in our DBS checking department, Personnel Checks, as a DBS Advisor. She lives with Partner Jamie and two children Kobi, 7 and Maya, 3. Sammie is extremely family orientated and sees them at least every day. She also enjoys going out and socialising with friends.
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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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“If there’s one thing I’ve learnt from my 2½ years in recruitment, it’s that nothing gives me more satisfaction than changing the course of someone’s future through a successful placement.” Shan loves that every day is different and that she gets to constantly meet with amazing people and fascinating businesses. Needless to say – she loves her job.
A born perfectionist and ‘creative type’, her personal expertise lies in truly understanding the nitty gritty of a role and the businesses it’s in. Shan believes that getting under the skin of a businesses and their requirements gives her a perfect platform to promote them to the candidate market. She works tirelessly to identify the top talent within the sales, marketing, operations and management arenas and matching them with East Lancashire’s finest businesses.
People make things tick; and Shan firmly believes that it is the talent and skill sets within Lancashire that make our local business great; within Cummins Mellor our aim is to uncover those candidates that will make a positive difference to the businesses they join. Shan commits to thoroughly interviewing all of her candidates in order to understand their passions, wants and desires and what it is that they crave for their future. Ensuring that when she does place them it is in a role and company that can offer them personal satisfaction and make a real positive difference to their life.
Shan’s one woman mission in consequently to understand Lancashire businesses; their company culture, their direction, their vision and what makes them stand out as an employer. Understanding what it is that they can offer to candidates plays an essential role in attracting the crème de la crème in their market.
If you’ve not gathered already, Shan is a passionate woman and gives her all to everything she does. In her spare time, you’ll usually find her training at the gym or with her nose in a good book. She’s driven by her desire to build a great life for her children and to see the world and would love to experience the salt pools in Iceland and to see the northern lights!
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Simon was born in Blackpool and lived in Lytham St Annes for a very short time. Simon moved to Whalley when he was one. Most of his life has been spent living in Read and Simonstone, which he still visits frequently as his parents are based there. Simon is currently living in Clayton Le Moors with his girlfriend, Kelly of 6 years, and they moved in together in June 2014.
Simon attended Ribblesdale High School in Clitheroe, before going onto study at Blackburn College. He completed his degree of Accounting and Finance at Manchester Metropolitan University, and has worked at a local accountancy practice for the last 8 years.
Simon’s main passions in life are football (Preston North End), good food and good beer (real ale). Thankfully living close to the Ribble Valley – there are plenty of the above!
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 Talent Manager 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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