Awards and Recognition

Tony Goodwin has won the Award of “Entrepreneur of the Year” in the Recruiter Awards 2016 ceremony. Tony was shortlisted for the second time in a row and this year, his significant impact on the recruitment industry in terms of creativity, profitability and potential sustainability was recognised with this award. The Recruiter Awards are known and considered to be the largest and most prestigious event in the recruitment community and it was held on the evening of the 4th May at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.



Antal International was announced in the Top 25 most socially engaged companies in the recruitment industry on LinkedIn.


Antal International was Highly Commended for the category "Business Services 2015" which recognises outstanding business success over the last twelve months. Winners must demonstrate significant growth or expansion with judges recognising, for example, an outstanding increase in sales, profit, market share, headcount or geographical expansion, and sustained financial performance.



While we’re proud of our achievements as a business and global community, it’s reaffirming when third parties also recognize our efforts. The challenges we seek to resolve are complex, and we will continue to set the bar higher and make further progress in our perfomance globally.
Antal wins Best use of Social Media at the Global Recruiter Awards 2015
Antal impressed the judges with their comprehensive and international use of social media channels. Antal delivered impressive statistics across the board and have used social media to improve the experience of clients, candidates and internal staff.


Entrepreneur of the Year at London Loves Excellence Awards 2014

On 24th September hundreds gathered to LondonlovesExcellence Awards held at London Marriott Hotel on Grosvenor Square. That night was a celebration of excellence and growth in business and proved that even during difficult times, businesses can succeed. The standard was astonishingly high this year and in many categories the esteemed judges had trouble picking a winner but, as always, in each category there was one who stood out.


Tony Goodwin, Founder & Chairman of Antal International, has been awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 where the global recruitment company was shortlisted among some highly successful UK businesses.


Antal International has come top in the ‘Best UK Overseas Operation’ category at the Global Recruiter Industry Awards 2013
The ultimate winner of this award, according to the judges offered both strong staff support and evidence of social responsibility. Judges were impressed by a good use of local communities as well as the methodologies, associated training and shared business resources that simplified what could be an intimidating start up process.


Highly Commended for the Best International Recruitment Agency category at the Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2013 and FINALIST for Best Recruitment Agency Marketing Team
Recruiter Awards is the leading awards programme for the recruitment sector.


Antal International has been named International Recruitment Company of the Year at the 2012 APSCo Awards for Excellence.
APSCo: "Antal International is a truly international company with a very collaborative culture and strong leadership. With a 20 year pedigree they have been pioneering and ambitious in growing their international presence and look set to continue to do so".


Antal International topped two categories at Asia Pacific Global Recruiter Industry Awards 2012. The company has been awarded the following titles:
  • Best Overseas Operation
  • Asia Pacific APSCo Member of the Year
Antal was also highly commended for Best In-House Training Award.
Antal International has come top in the "Best International Recruitment Agency 2012", which was presented in recognition of the company’s ability to provide complete international recruitment solutions for many of the world’s most ambitious and demanding businesses.
Antal was Highly Commended at the Recruitment Consultant awards in the Best Overseas Operation category.
The judges said: “ This business has Excellent coverage and footprint in a vast range of countries and renowned difficult regions according to judges. Our highly commended is Antal International.”
Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2011 sponsored by Innovate CV: the Awards entered a new era last year with the introduction of honours for in-house recruitment professionals and recruitment outsourcing firms, to sit alongside the traditional recognition for recruitment agencies. The move parallels the recently refocused direction of Recruiter to embrace the entire recruitment community.
Antal International was named as “International Recruitment Company of the Year” at the Recruitment International Awards 2010. The award comes towards the end of another successful year for Antal International that has seen the brand reach new heights and witnessed impressive growth in all its geographic locations including the opening of additional offices during 2010 in Singapore, Germany, India and the United Kingdom.
Antal International got listed in Europe's 500 listing which is Europe's only independent, pan-European Listing of high growth, job-creating companies. It represents more than 2000 companies all over Europe who have are among the top 500 European growth companies. 
Antal International was highly commended for a Best International Recruitment Firm 2002 at the Recruter Awards for Excellence.
Antal was recognised for our company's global resourcing solutions. 
Antal International  was listed in The Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 which ranks Britain's hundred fastest-growing unquoted companies by sales growth. We were unique in 4 consecutive year's ranking.
Antal was a national finalist at the BFA Franchisor of teh Year 2005. Antal International has been highly successful in targeting former Soviet and Eastern European economies by "culturalising" their basic business model, identifying managers within each business culture, not outside it, and finding individuals who are prepared to embrace the new challenges of a global economy. 
Antal was listed as Finalist of the HSBC Award for Enterprise2004 Entrants in this year's competition were asked to demonstrate how, through enterprise, they had created new markets and opportunities. The Awards, sponsored by HSBC and the Daily Express, are designed to showcase Britain's best-performing franchisors in a booming industry worth an annuals 10 billion to the economy. 
Antal won Deloitte & Touche Indy 100 award which recognises and rewards companies that have shown sustained growth over a five-year period. Rankings are based on revenue and compound annual growth over a four-year period.
In 2000 Antal was short-listed for Real Business and the CBI Growing Business Awards. The judges look for an outstanding business whose growth, ambition and quality of management has enabled it to out-perform its peers financially and has delivered on a compelling business strategy. 
Antal got listed in The BT Vision 100 which is an index of 100 of the UK's most visionary organisations. It is a showcase of innovation in UK enterprise today and has sought to bring to the fore organisations that have continued to be creative and agile in a difficult economic environment.
Antal's Fouder Tony Goodwin was shortlisted for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 1999 Award