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Our History

Our history at a glance 

HCL is incorporated as a private limited company

2009 HCL wins Investors Chronicle / Financial Times ‘Investors’ Company of the Year’

2010 HCL is accredited as a ‘Best Company to Work For’
HCL acquires Australia’s largest healthcare group Healthcare Australia (HCA)

2011 HCL signs a commercial agreement with Skillstream and launches HCL Clarity, HCL’s managed services/technology division

2012 HCL is restructured and rebranded into seven operating divisions

2013 HCL Clarity’s workforce technology launches at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 
HCL becomes a private company following the acquisition of all HCL shares by HCL’s two major shareholders

2014 HCL wins ‘Best Client Service’ at the Recruiter Awards
HCL Doctors wins master vendor contract for Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and South Tees Hospitals NHS FT
HCL wins ‘Most effective professional development for managers and executives’ at the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards
HCL Clarity, in conjunction with Worcestershire Acute NHS Hospital Trust, wins ‘Procurement and Supply Chain Management Collaboration’ at the Health Care Supply Association Awards 
HCL sells MPS Healthcare

2015 HCA acquires Randstad Care in Australia
HCL Clarity wins neutral vendor contract with Viapath
HCL Social Care wins master vendor contract with Birmingham City Council
HCL Doctors wins master vendor contracts with York Teaching Hospital NHS FT, Gateshead Health NHS FT, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Rotherham NHS FT
HCL Nursing wins master vendor contract with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
HCL Permanent wins exclusive contract with five Welsh health boards for the recruitment of permanent nurses 
HCL Doctors renews master vendor contract with The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

2016HCL partners with Skillstream to develop e-roster technology for NHS
HCL wins ‘Best Temporary Recruitment Agency’ at the Recruiter Awards
HCL Clarity wins SaaS contract with NHS Grampian
HCL is highly commended for ‘Best Large Recruitment Business’ at the Global Recruiter UK Awards
HCL Clarity is rebranded as Clarity – bank and e-roster software are launched
HCL Nursing and HCL Healthcare win master vendor contract at Bolton NHS Trust
Clarity launches fully integrated bank pilot at Nottingham NHS Trust
HCA wins contract with Medibank to deliver on-base primary healthcare services to the ADF (Australian Defence Force) across 4 states/territories

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