Howard Hodgson - Managing Director

After a long and successful career in a variety of Sales and Marketing roles Howard Hodgson bought Forte Reliable Staff Agency in 2002. Specialising in Chefs and all Catering staff, he grew the business within the Hotel and Care Home Sector. In 2006, he brought his wife, Lorraine Hodgson into the company, and soon after, they acquired a second Agency.

This marriage of companies saw the exciting birth of Best Recruitment which continues to explore all avenues of Catering and Hospitality, but also pushed the group into a new, complimentary avenue, namely Corporate Hospitality at Professional Sports venues.

With Reliability always at the Forefront and a 24 hour, 7 day a week availability on offer, Forte Reliable and Best Recruitment grow from strength to strength, investing in their team, to work together, to achieve levels of excellence for its clients and candidates alike.

Lorraine Hodgson - Sales Director

Lorraine Hodgson joined Best Recruitment and Forte in October 2006. With experience in Sales and Management within the publishing industry for ten years she joined the company as Sales Director.

Lorraine is involved in the smooth operation of assignments with new and existing clients in Hospitality and Catering from start to finish. This involves an initial consultation, explaining terms of business, marketing, running through recruitment and training procedures, right through to allocations and check ins, on the day.

Marc Barber - Manager

Manager, Marc, has a wealth of experience in hospitality and catering. He is dedicated to providing a supervised service with a professional approach at all times, recruiting a team to exceed your expectations for every occasion.

Kathryn Grant - Administration Manager

Administration Manager- Kathryn is a very experienced administrator and bookkeeper. Kathryn is the point of call for all clients with invoice queries or who wish to make payment. Kathryn has an assistant, Amy Martin, who prepares all invoices and also collates all wages for our temps.

Zoe Jupp - Senior Consultant

Zoe has Hospitality, Catering and Care Home experience.  Her diverse range of abilities makes Zoe an intrinsic part of the team, understanding how to keep all employees busy and placed most suitably according to their skills, qualifications, personality and lifestyle.

Godfrey Mascarenhas - Hospitality

Godfrey is passionate about delivering first class service and developing  staff using all the hospitality and catering skills, he has gained from his experience worldwide. Godfrey understands each client as an individual to ensure client satisfaction. His slogan,

 ‘If you’re Serious about Work, We’re Serious about You’

gives all his team an opportunity to reach their optimum.

Faith Mbofana - Junior Recruitment Consultant

Faith is the office junior. She is very capable and helps in all facets of the business, notably in candidate registration and recruitment.

Amy Martin

Amy Martin Assisits Kathryn and prepares all invoices and also collates all wages for our temps.