Encore Recruitment was set-up by Lucy Ratoff in October 2020. After 20 years in her previous role as an employee, it was time to step into the spotlight as company Director at Encore.

Lucy specialises in fashion and retail recruitment. Lucy keeps it simple, enjoys a challenge and loves the buzz of working with you as a:

We work with you to fill the following roles:

  • Administration
  • Buying
  • Designing
  • E-commerce
  • Garment Technology
  • Import Merchandising
  • Marketing
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Product Development
  • Public Relations
  • Retail Merchandising
  • Sales / Account Management


Lucy works with you and has a process that works:

  • Listening
  • Asking
  • Understanding
  • Matching
  • Doing what she says she’s going to do
  • Building trusted long-term relationships
  • Putting all the pieces together


It’s a big topic and we’ve a lot to learn. It’s going to be an interesting and challenging journey. Our aim is to figure out what works for us, so we contribute towards positive social and environmental impacts. We’ll let you know as we go along.

To start with we’ve become members of 1% for the Planet. It means we commit to donating at least 1% of our annual sales revenue to environmental charities. We’ve chosen our first charities. It’s Surfers Against Sewage and FareShare and we’ve made initial donations to both.