About Us

Raising the bar in hospitality
starts by beginning within

Enabling amazing experiences is our passion.

We offer more than just recruitment. 

As the UK's premier hospitality staffing, training and consultancy company, we have sourced the finest talent for the most prestigious events in the UK and beyond since 2000. We have raised the bar in hospitality service standards by thinking differently and challenging perceptions of how casual staffing, recruitment and venue management should be practised.

We help our teams grow their experience with us so their careers can flourish, because creating success for our clients begins with enabling success within. This includes helping the less fortunate through our services, time and charitable contributions. 

In doing so, we aim to improve the reputation of service within the UK hospitality industry and around the world.


Vibrant, social, fun, diverse and emotive. Hospitality provides a backdrop for many major events in our lives. 

Off to Work delivers remarkable experiences that create unforgettable memories. From Royal Palaces, Edinburgh Castle, Abbey Road Studios, Rugby World Cup, Millennium Stadium to 5 star hotels, we strive to create lasting impressions.

Our focus is on delivering consistent magic moments. We treat each client with the same consideration no matter how small or large their requirements are. A coffee served with a smile can bring as much enjoyment as a bottle of vintage champagne.


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Why Off to Work

  • Complete staffing solutions.We can provide an entire front and back of house team to support a banquet for one night, or recruit the perfect Head Chef to reinvent a menu and lead a kitchen team.
  • Flexible, accredited training through our eLearning shop and via classroom courses.
  • Full-service support and consultancy. Management and planning of event logistics, operations, security clearance, ticketing and more

Regional presence, nationwide support

With offices in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Wokingham, we can provide the best people and the right support whatever your location.



Off to Work founded the Event Photography Awards to champion the importance of photography to the events industry.

Managing Director, Philip Atkins wanted to build a platform for event photographers of all levels to be recognised for their contribution to the industries they so creatively capture, from weddings to sporting events to trade shows and everything in between.

The 2018 awards will mark the EPA's 5th anniversary - to be held in the British Museum's state-of-the-art theatre.  New categories have been introduced and a portion of the entry fee benefits two charities.

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ISO Certified 

We are an ISO:9001 accredited organisation. This means our systems have been independently audited and verified to conform to the highest specifications. When using our services, you can be confident that you're receiving the very highest standards in the industry.