CLIENTS - Looking to hire?

A good client relationship is built through listening and taking the time to assess needs and projects individually. Our initial onboarding process allows us to understand our clients’ objectives, enabling us to agree on an approach that best suits their needs.

Your Labour Needs

Our partnerships remain strong throughout the recruitment process, as we provide unwavering support, clear communication, and expert guidance at every step.
We are dedicated to sourcing only exceptional candidates possessing the precise skills, qualifications, and experience required. This ensures our clients can consistently deliver their projects on time and within budget.
Recognising that each shipbuilding project entails unique needs and demands, we leverage our understanding of the marine sector to precisely match the right individuals with the project's specific stage and requirements.


We want our clients to have the confidence to go after every project knowing we have the people to deliver it.

SLR has worked hard to utilise all our experience in recruitment and the shipbuilding industry to provide the people you need when you need them. We know how busy the shipbuilding sector is and that productivity and meeting deadlines is dependent on having the right people in place. Because we know the demands of the industry, we ensure that we match the right trades with the right client, the first time.

Let Us Do the Hard Work For You

To get started, we'll need:

An initial meeting to discuss your needs and project timelines.

A job brief within 24 hours of informing us about a vacancy. This should include a job description, background information, and person specifications.

Commitment to promptly provide feedback on CV submissions and interviews for our skilled tradespeople.

Phil Clements – 15-02-23

What our clients say

A very friendly and easy to use agency, took the time to come and see the working environment first to make sure the right candidates were selected, They worked tirelessly to help us fill our vacancy with the right person.

Caroline Tyler – 15-02-23

What our clients say

I can't think of a business owner and team of people who care more about the community of Portsmouth! Sarah is committed and an expert in the marine refit and shipbuilding sector

Christian Scarboro –

What our clients say

I would like to say how friendly and efficient the staff are at SLR and  give a special mention for Tatum who helped us through a challenging time. She dealt with the situation with professionalism and passion and she is a credit to your organisation.