About Us

We’re down to earth hospitality recruitment specialists who place people first

You see, we’ve been doing recruitment for over 30 years now, so we know a thing or two about how to find, attract and recruit the right people for your business or helping you to find that perfect career opportunity.

Knight Benton works with hotel and restaurant employers and candidates across the country, recruiting at all levels, within the hospitality industry, from entry level right through to senior management, both front and back of house.

The business is owned and run by Paul Murphy. Paul began his recruitment career in 1983, is a Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals and has won several awards, during the course of his career, including Cumbria Business Person of the Year.

We don’t take short cuts, we know in the long term they don’t work. And, we know our clients want the best. Which is what you get from Knight Benton, recruitment done properly.

Whether you are looking to recruit permanent staff or are considering a career move, in the hospitality sector, Knight Benton have the experience, expertise and passion to help you.

We Place People First

Photo of Paul Murphy, Managing Director of Knight Benton Recruitment
Paul Murphy | Director