Gary ParsonsManaging Director

areas of expertise
  • Talent Acquisition Strategies
  • Growth Strategies
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Workplace Health & Resilience
  • Leadership Strategy & Development

With over 12 years of experience in staffing, recruitment, business planning, marketing, operations, and business analysis, Gary has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand entrepreneurs’ businesses and craft the most effective and sustainable people solutions.

Talk Staff Group continues to inspire the industry, through a consultative approach to challenges and recognising that great people can build great businesses.  Through this thinking we create unlimited results for our clients.

Before co-founding Talk Staff Group in early 2009, Gary built up experience within other industries. Previously, Gary held various positions including that at Spring Personnel (now part of Adecco Group) and was one of the founding members of the online marketing team at  He has been part of a number of startups and this experience has led Talk Staff Group to its continued success.


  • New Flexible Furlough Scheme – With Changes to Contributions

    Today (29th May 2020), the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced the much-anticipated changes in extending the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until the end of October 2020 and where employers will need to make a contribution. Flexible Furlough Scheme The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been in place since March 2020

    May 29, 2020
  • Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

    From 26th May 2020, eligible employers will be able to use the online service to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) due to coronavirus-related absences for a maximum of 14 days. Which companies are eligible to reclaim SSP? As with the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, employers must have setup a PAYE payroll scheme on or before 28th

    May 19, 2020
  • National Minimum Wage (NMW) – From 1st April 2020

    In December 2019, the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a 6.2% increase in the National Living Wage (“the biggest cash increase ever”) and applies from 1st April 2020. The national living wage is the government-mandated minimum wage for over 25-year-olds. The minimum wage for under-25s will also rise. From April 2020, the new legal

    April 9, 2020

contact details

+44 (0)1773 828 326
Global House, Wellington Court
Belper, Derbyshire
DE56 1UP

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A truly excellent partner. Incredibly responsive. totally knowledgeable. And all staff are a pleasure to interact with. Every now and then you encounter an organisation that is run exceptionally well – this is one of them.

Vinny Burke
Owner, Vins Restaurant & Wine Bar

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