About Us

We are a group of seasoned recruitment…

…professionals who have over 50 years of recruitment and business experience across a wide range of recruitment sectors and specialisms.

In addition to offer a number of services including, interview advice, best route to market, and salary information.

Clients are offered a no-nonsense approach in order to obtain the correct calibre of individuals for their business requirements. We also offer head hunting services on a retained basis, as well as advice on salaries and market conditions.

Recruitment is at all levels from administrative/call centre staff, part qualified & qualified, through to Director and Partner level.

If you are looking for a refreshing new approach to recruitment, and a company that can truly work in partnership with your requirements, then please contact us on the number above.

Meet the team

The founder of Imperium is Andrew Nelson. Along with his two Heads of Division Russell Corrie and Leanne Boddy. He brings over 50 years of recruitment experience gained within many Professional Service Sectors, along with being a well-known entrepreneur in the retail sector.

Andrew Nelson

Andrew has had a varied career spanning several industries, and has taken that experience, grounding and insight, into each position.

Andrew started as an auditor in the oil industry, before moving as an estimator in the civil engineering industry. Andrew moved to a newly set up company within the civil engineering industry, over-seeing tendering for contracts, managing the resources and labour, health and safety, and business development.

Approximately 19 years ago, Andrew left civil engineering and set up his own retail travel company, which he still owns today. A company that is profitable and expanding. Andrew continues to manage the business.

Having used recruitment companies previously, Andrew saw an opportunity to bring his management experience and business acumen in order to set up a professional services recruitment firm.

Away from work, Andrew loves sport and holidays funnily enough.

Russell Corrie MBA

Russell is well known within the Public Practice, Industry & Commerce and Insolvency market places, and has an excellent reputation for candidate placement and offering the highest levels of service.

Russell has an extensive client base and is recognised amongst Manchester’s available pool of candidates.

He has experience of operating amongst a large network of clients and contacts, which regularly refer available vacancies and candidates.

He has been involved for several years with specialist consultancy firms and held down a high-profile role within a well-known niche recruitment firm.

Russell has recruited extensively amongst some of the Northwest’s most prestigious clientele.

Hobbies include sport and fitness, and the more than occasional visit to the theatre.

Leanne Boddy

Leanne is a highly skilled Recruiter with a passion for providing the upmost levels of service to clients and candidates. Over 14 years’ experience with a specialism in Financial Services recruitment, working with a loyal client base built on long-term client relationships.

Whilst maintaining a focus on the Financial Services market, Leanne has diversified to provide an all-encompassing recruitment service, with the ability to fill vacancies across a wide range of ‘Head Office’ functions including Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology, Accounts, Legal and Administrative roles. Clients include firms of National/Regional Wealth Management & IFA firms, Fintechs, Banking organisations and Product Providers. Placing candidates into a variety of sales and non-sales roles. In addition, Leanne has built strong client relationships with clients in other industries via continued referrals and recommendations. Leanne enjoys the freedom of being able to help a client with any project regardless of sector and this has added an extra depth to her skills and experience.

Outside of work, Leanne loves spending time with her family, enjoying days out in nature. Originally from Yorkshire but is now an adopted Mancunian, having spent over 17 years this side of the Pennines. A lover of mindfulness and meditation with a positive outlook.