Our History

Impact is an innovative and specialist multi divisional recruitment agency with a brand identity and a passion for providing exemplary levels of service.


Launched in 2001 by co-founders Nick Evans and Julia Dosne (nee Sandler) they quickly established the business as a leading secretarial agency within the media and creative industry and built a great reputation as a first class operation within a competitive marketplace.  The business achieved strong growth and success with key business wins including notable and famous media companies such as the appointment to WPP, IPG and Burberry's preferred supplier lists.


Ambitious to expand our offering, and responding to our clients demands we launched a specialist HR division in 2010, followed by Finance and then Marketing.


Impact has considerably expanded our client base and candidate network in this period and further enhanced our brand in the market place.  A trusted recruitment partner to over 300 businesses within the media, creative, technology, fashion and luxury brand space.


Today Impact is based in Shoreditch, we have 21 members of staff and each division is well established and a brand leader within the media and creative industry.


We hire against our core values and all our staff are talented recruiters with tremendous passion for the industry.  They each passionately deliver results, via 1stclass service to our candidates and clients.


Our belief is in building lasting business relationships with trust and integrity at the foundation and we all operate within our 5 values


Integrity  - working with honesty, high value and honour

Accountability  - taking responsibility to deliver exceptional service

Passion  - bringing ambition and drive to all areas of our service

Collaboration  - working together to realise shared goals

Improvement  - the pursuit of continued excellence


The Directors


Nick and Jules worked together before joining forces in 2001 to launch Impact with clear ideas on how a successful and effective specialist recruitment agency should operate


"We have always upheld our belief that the key to our business success is our strength of service, passion and integrity. As we have grown, the foundations we put in place have enabled us to become more successful each year and we have gone on a fantastic journey helping to shape our clients businesses with strong relationships developed within the industry.


Leading our growing business over the past 15 years has been such an incredible journey and we know that Impact has ...


  • Incredible and talented people who are so passionate
  • A fantastic collaborative and fun culture
  • Proven reputation for delivering
  • Ongoing investment of individual development
  • Dedicated to our social responsibilities


And so 18 years later, we recognise we have built a business that remains ambitious, acts responsibly and strives to make a difference to the industry by creating talent opportunities from a diverse talent pool. 


Our clients and candidates tell us that Impact is an unbeatable choice for the industry.  We partner our clients, we provide an excellent service and we make sure those we partner come back time after time.


We are excited to look towards our 19th year, we are proud of Impact: Our business, brand, culture, and people. "