We build exceptional leadership teams with precision, dedication and humility
Who we are
Acuity. Noun. Sharpness or keenness of thought, vision or hearing. “Intellectual acuity”
Acuity is a global executive search firm born out of our sister company, Stanton House. We focus on cutting through the clutter and connecting people with companies where the match will deliver a transformative impact.
We find the one individual that will make the difference.
Why choose Acuity?
We believe that search is about results, about making the perfect match. We work tirelessly to achieve this.
- 40% of our business is via repeat business and recommendations. Many of our candidates (successful or not) become clients and vice versa.
- 97% of our searches result in a successful appointment, we focus on results.
- 93% of the candidates we secure are regarded as high performers after a year in role.
- 30% are promoted within 18 months (excluding board appointments), supporting our belief that we really can transform businesses by connecting the right people.
Our commitment to results
We take nothing for granted and believe our job is not done until we have made the perfect match between company and individual. We are focused on outcomes, not just a process. Our commercial model supports this.
If you engage us to deliver a search, we will not charge a shortlist fee as we believe our work is not yet done at this point. Our fees are weighted heavily towards delivery giving you confidence that we keep going and are relentless in finding the perfect candidate.
We aim to deliver a materially better search process than our customers have experienced before and most tell us that is the case. We adopt your timescales as our own and keep you updated at every stage sharing insights and opinions as the search evolves.
Our differentiator is how much we care about achieving the best possible outcome. We care deeply about the customer on both sides of the recruitment process. Of course there can only be one successful candidate, but we treat everyone with the utmost courtesy and respect along the way.
We are curious, we ask the questions that will sharpen the focus on delivering the right connection. We keep learning and will work with you to make insights count. Any search is complex, getting it wrong can be costly in more ways than one. Getting it right, however, can bring immeasurable rewards.
That’s why the name ‘Acuity’ resonates with us. We will always bring clarity, keenness of thought and insight to our interactions with you, providing different perspectives and solutions to the norm.
In short, we enable individuals and businesses to outperform by relentlessly connecting brilliant people.
What our clients say
“Acuity has provided a fantastic service to our company and made the whole search process super-efficient.”
“Acuity helped us to identify our first employee in Singapore and recommended very relevant candidates for our China expansion.”
Managing Partner, Altive
“The team goes beyond the limits to find the right candidate, turning each and every stone and making themselves available throughout the entire process. It is a next-gen search firm.”
“In an industry populated by too many square-peg-square-hole operators, Jo can find the special people who will really change the game for our business.”
CEO, Ground Control
“Our experience with Acuity was honest, transparent, logical with a genuine desire to deliver an exceptional result.”
Co-founder, B2B Marketing
“In all my dealings, they are quite simply a cut above any other search firm I have worked with.”
President, Vertical Aerospace
“What I valued the most is that whilst always listening, they were never afraid to push back when they felt that someone was the right fit for our business”.
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