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Est. 1991

30 years of specialist recruitment

Since the day the doors opened, Wade Macdonald has supported individuals and businesses in and around the Thames Valley. To put it simply, we're a group of people who genuinely enjoy helping others and taking a human, honest approach to the process.

Our specialities? Accountancy & Finance and Human Resources.


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Successfully placed professionals

Years of experience amongst the team

Newly registered candidates every month


Word of mouth marketing is a powerful thing...

Ellis is a really nice, genuine guy and it has been an absolute pleasure building a great working relationship with him. Ellis really understood what I was looking for and every candidate he has put forward has fitted that brief in one way or another. I wanted to move quickly with interviewing and making decisions and Ellis has kept up with me at every stage. I have worked with a lot of consultants over the years, but Ellis is up there in terms of his professionalism and approach. I know he has only been doing this a short amount of time, which I would never have known if he hadn’t told me. Ellis will definitely be my go-to person for any future recruitment, and he has done Wade Macdonald proud. I just thought I would share this because I think the whole process could have been a lot more stressful if it wasn’t for Ellis.  

AR & Revenue Manager

"​I have worked with Nathan across a number of recruitment briefs and will continue to use him as his knowledge of the finance sector puts him head and shoulders above other recruitment consultants I have worked with. His knowledge is very good and he completely understands any specific technical requirements of a candidate, and can screen and select only those that fit the job specification. This has saved hours of wasted interview time, and meant we focus on and recruit the correct employees. Would highly recommend."

Business Owner

"​Miles is my first port of call when searching for a new role. He is professional in his approach, takes the time to listen and understand what his candidates are looking for. Most importantly, he delivers. During my search for employment, Miles actively communicated with me, returning my calls and providing regular updates. He was proactive in his approach and very supportive from start to finish. I would not hesitate to recommend Miles to anyone looking for new opportunities."

Senior Finance Professional

“I have known Chris for 18 years. He helped get me my first few jobs whilst I was studying and then his team helped me get my first roles after qualification. Since then he has always been on hand to offer advice when I am recruiting or with general market information. Chris has an extremely high knowledge of the local market, always gives honest advice and along with that approaches his job not just professionally but with unique humour!”

Commercial Finance Manager

​"I want to express a very positive experience with the team at Wade Macdonald! I couldn’t be happier with the level of service I was provided with from listening intently to my aspirations to delivering the best results all within the same day! I was given the most helpful advice with regular communication to ensure I would land a role as soon as possible. The level of the standard was very high which I couldn’t compare with any other company. You may think you have worked with an incredible company and secured your dream role and that is the end as I did but even after securing my role, they made sure to call every week to ensure I am content and have no problems (and continues to call might I add) which makes you feel more comfortable and relaxed! I highly recommend Wade Macdonald as you can rest assured that you have the best support system helping you. Thank you, Wade Macdonald!"

Accountants Assistant

​"Would like to start by saying a massive thank you to Ellis, who has been amazing from start to finish. Within a week of getting in touch with Ellis, he’d found me a job that suited my needs and aided me through the interview process, and I was offered the role - within a week!! Having had conversations with multiple agencies and recruiters, I can honestly say he was the best. He mentioned this is a new role for him but I think he’s found his calling as it’s perfect for him. The communication, personality, and charisma he provided throughout the process were second to none and although I’m very excited to start my new role, I am even slightly disappointed that I won’t get to work with Ellis anymore!"

Finance Professional

​"Having worked with several recruitment consultants over the years, Ryan was a breath of fresh air. He was always responsive, highly professional and refreshingly personable. It was very apparent that he wanted to place the right person in the right role and seemed genuinely motivated by this challenge. Thankfully, his approach wasn't to simply fill interview panels with candidates in the hope that one might be successful, but I felt he really cared about achieving the right fit, for me, and my employer. I would highly recommend Ryan and would definitely use his services again if looking for a position in the future."

Previous Candidate

"​My experience with Martin Lawrence and Wade Macdonald has been extremely pleasant throughout the recruitment process. Martin has been an excellent recruitment professional who took into account my qualifications, skills, experience and requirements to help me secure my next role. The fact Martin has been highly involved and dedicated to the entire process made everything even more straightforward and enjoyable. Martin Lawrence and Wade Macdonald, thank you for a top-quality recruitment service."

Finance Professional

​"Martin Lawrence is an outstanding recruiter. Thank you so much for finding me the perfect job! Within two day of our first meeting, Martin put me forward for an interview. Throughout the whole process he supported me, called me to see how the interview went and was prompt in following up. The day of the interview I had a job offer. I was so pleased to receive a card from Wade Macdonald to congratulate me for my new role, I really recommend this agency."

Previous Candidate
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