DATS Recruitment, engineering recruiters in the northwest


We know that attracting and retaining the best engineering talent can be a challenge. That’s why at DATS we really take the time to get to know you, your business and culture, before matching potential candidates with you. 

Our specialist consultants are deeply embedded in their own dedicated area. You’ll often find them at sector events, expanding their networks and market knowledge so you can be rest assured you’re in great hands.

And it’s not just finding the best candidates we help our clients with. We also offer recruitment and succession planning advice, salary surveys, market insights and legal & legislative updates through regular newsletters, blogs and events. We're even able to offer pyschometric testing, helping you to save valuable time and money through making faster and better informed hiring decisions.

We take due diligence seriously. Each candidate we introduce you to will be fully reference checked, thoroughly interviewed and screened and will come highly recommended by our consultants.

Think of DATS as an extension of your own business. Whether you need to fill permanent or contract roles, we're here to help you achieve your unique business goals.

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IR35 assistance

Are ready for IR35?

Changes come into effect from 6th April - are you ready? If not, don't worry...DATS Recruitment is here to help!

We're able to provide a range of solutions to support both contractors and clients through the legislation changes, including in-house IR35 compliant PAYE and outsourced packages of work to support your projects.

We've already run a number of events for both our contractors and clients and have teamed up with several partners who know the ins and outs of the legislation changes. If you need help with your auditing process, insurance, tax implications or anything else, get in touch today.