Client Services

Cotleigh Engineering has been supplying technical staff across the UK and internationally to the Oil & Energy, Building Design, Civil Engineering, Construction and Engineering sectors for almost 50 years. We can offer a range of services including contract and permanent staff, executive search and payroll solutions. We are open and honest with fees and happy to discuss any requirements with you.


We fully appreciate the contribution specialist contractors can make to a project and that our success is judged on promptly placing highly skilled and professional contractors who match your requirements and add value to your business.

Our longevity in the contract and temporary recruitment market has given us access to an extensive pool of the most talented contractors. Our consultants are dedicated to specific sectors enabling us to build excellent working relationships with clients and candidates, often leading to recommendations from both.

We provide both Limited Company and PAYE contractors who are paid directly by Cotleigh on a weekly basis and are engaged on compliant contracts in line with relevant legislation and best practice.


We recognise the importance of fully understanding your business requirements prior to searching for a new permanent employee. Our consultants will obtain information regarding the opportunity including; a job description, key skills, personal attributes and a timeframe for securing the candidate. Understanding the culture of your business is crucial and we strongly believe that by personally meeting our clients we can achieve this and in turn select the very best candidates.

To assist you in securing the right person for the long term, only suitable pre-referenced candidates who satisfy our high standards and employment legislation are submitted to you for consideration.

We have built many lasting client relationships through consistently sourcing the right candidates and maintaining an exceptional level of service. This has led to Cotleigh operating as a preferred supplier to a strong client base.

Executive Search

We utilise the latest candidate attraction and networking tools combined with an extensive database to secure specialist and senior level candidates. We understand how crucial these candidates are to your business and the importance of sourcing the right person with the required level of knowledge.

Our expert knowledge of the sectors in which we operate and our understanding of your competitors, enables us to conduct detailed searches to target the best candidates in the market to match your requirements.

Payroll Solutions

Cotleigh operates an efficient payroll service for clients seeking to engage a contractor through an agency to avoid potential employment implications, or for clients wishing to outsource the payroll function. We manage solutions involving Limited Company contractors and provide a full PAYE service.

We have maintained an in house payroll solution since the company’s inception with a dedicated accounts team paying every contractor on a weekly basis by electronic transfer.

Our Clients