Advise, Assist, Advance

What We Do

About 3R Inside

Let us tell you a little more about us, what we have achieved and what we can help you reach inside your business

3R Inside and the team are trusted confidential advisors to selected recruitment entrepreneurs and businesses. With a background of building significant value in businesses in over 30 countries, transacting and acquiring businesses worth in excess of $50million in recent years and with a strong operational, finance and corporate finance suite the 3R team know what it takes to scale, expand and transact a recruitment business.

The 3R Partners will attend a no-obligation half day 3R Discovery Day (not chargeable) to meet you and your team to fully scope out where you, your business and team need advice, guidance and support. We provide the time and resources required to run through your own plans and goals for the business.

The Discovery Day allows us to work with you to take a holistic view of the business and to define where 3R Inside can add value to you and the business. Crucially this also allows us and you to ensure that the vital chemistry is right.

3R Inside work with clients on creation of shareholder value building solid teams, investing in overseas markets and realising their strategic goals as well as mergers and acquisitions, disposals and exits.

No equity ties. To be value adding advisors we believe that your non-executive or advisor should be totally neutral and objective which is why we offer a pure fee based model without you sharing your equity with outsiders. Building real value in your business is one thing, unlocking it is another. With our networks, relationships, experience and practical know-how we partner with you to ensure you get the right advice and your business is attractive to investors.

With over 60 years combined experience in creating, building and transacting recruitment businesses in both the UK and in 30 countries, 3R are specialists in the recruitment sector.

The Partners at 3R share a common ethos of Respect, Results, Returns, ensuring that we continually add value to our clients’ operations.

It could be a health check, buying or selling a business, looking how close your business for a transaction or ongoing coaching and guidance for you and the senior team. The 3R Inside Partners invest their time into making sure that your business doesn’t just thrive but you can achieve your goals, be it flotation, trade buyer, joint ventures or third party investment.

Our knowledge and experience coupled with our relationships with suppliers in the recruitment sector ensure you get the best commercial advice for any projects your business is undertaking.

We invest significant time and resources in pre-investment preparation with our clients to ensure they become the stand out candidates in front of investors. Our capability to continuously deliver value is represented by our insight in to the macro economic issues that affect the sector and in our unique knowledge base that delivers continuos information to our clients.

For clients who are ready for a transaction the 3R team include recruitment specialists M&A, corporate finance, due diligence preparation, data-room creation, ongoing finance and accounting advice, management information and preparation of the team for a transaction. Key to successfully transacting your business (or acquiring one) is the CEO and the Senior Team. We walk you through the likely options and mentor you, ensuring you and your team are ready for the event and that any investor sees the value you have created and that the business continues after your exit.

In addition to the Partners, 3R Inside has an extensive network of external business partners ranging from the major funding houses and individuals, the major banks, lawyers, PR and accountancy firms who can help your business as an when required.

  • We, as a team are rewarded by helping your business grow and seeing the success you and your business reach

    Graeme Read - CEO - 3R Partnership
  • We have been around and involved with businesses for years and have learnt the valuable lessons to build a successful business

    Paul Russell - CFO - 3R Partnership
  • We believe that a successful business is all about the people and the team you build. We have and know how to build that exceptional team

    Liz Kilford - Partner - 3R Partnership

Our Team

Meet the team that can help you inside your business

Graeme Read

Graeme Read

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Paul Russell

Paul Russell

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Graeme Read

Graeme Read

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Paul Russell

Paul Russell

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Some Fun Facts

We have years of experience dealing in a range of industries across the globe allowing us to help your business with whatever its needs. We let our numbers speak for themselves.


Combined years experience 


Million £ value of businesses sold 


Businesses launched


Countries operated and worked in 

Our Service

Our dedicated employees are happy to assist you with know-how and experience in your daily business.


We are looking to invest in well run, niche specialist recruitment businesses. If you are looking to get a financial partner or sell your business contact us for a confidential discussion.

Jump Funding

Our services range from office premises, funding of contractors and your startup’s initial team, technology and CRM, marketing, social media and all the services you need to get running and build a sustainable business with growth. 

CEO Mentoring

It can be lonely at the top and often life in your business can be so focussed that its hard to achieve a sense of perspective. We help CEO’s and Founders ensure the business works for them and has what it needs to be attractive to potential investors

Board Assessment and Coaching

We work with your management team to ensure they are focussed on the same goals and share the vision and drive the business in the direction the stakeholders want.  

Investment & Funding Advisory

Aside from our own funds which we invest in selected partner firm we can assist with attracting bank and other investment finance and ensure you get the best from your partners.

Strategic Consulting

Be it opening into a new geography, reviewing a new CRM system or considering organic expansion or even an acquisition. Let us help with our impartial advice and extensive contacts and industry knowledge.

Mergers & Acquisitions Consulting

With a track record of successful divestments to both trade, public and private equity backed players and successful acquisition, we can help ensure the process from start to finish is smooth and benefits you as shareholders.

Fast Growth Management

We’ve managed businesses with exceptional fast growth rates – we know that small changes when you’re expanding fast can have much larger consequences further down the track. Let us help guide you and your team get the most from the market.

Advisory / Non Exec Director

We join your Board and help you shape your business, managing growth and assessing your top team to ensure they have the skills and abilities and engage as a team to take the business forward.

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