July 16, 2001

Sanderson Recruitment to sponsor floodlit match

Media Release

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club are pleased to announce that Sanderson Recruitment plc are the Sponsors of the Gloucestershire Gladiators v Somerset Sabres Floodlit Match on Tuesday 17th July.

This match is the highlight of the domestic season and takes place at Bristol on Tuesday 17th July. As defending champions Gloucestershire will be anxious to defeat local rivals Somerset in this clash of the one-day giants. The match will attract the biggest domestic crowd of the season with up to 8,000 Gloucestershire and Somerset fans expected in Bristol.

"Sanderson has a well-established history in sports sponsorship, including rugby and football as well as cricket." says company Chairman Mike Beesley. "Our clients and thousands of the IT professionals we place in permanent and contract positions every year take a great deal of pleasure from sport and we are very happy to support that.

"This particular event between the Gloucestershire Gladiators and the Somerset Sabres promises to be an important and exciting match and we look forward to being involved in one of the highlights of the cricketing calendar."

Gloucestershire Commercial Manager Mark Kirton said "It is important that floodlit cricket continues to lead the way in English Cricket, and with support from Sanderson Recruitment plc, Gloucestershire can continue to deliver the most exciting form of one-day cricket to the Bristol public."

Sanderson Recruitment plc is one of the leading IT recruitment agencies in the UK, providing permanent and contract IT staff for clients across the UK including leading national companies such as Axa Sun Life, Zurich Financial Services, Hewlett Packard and Nationwide Building Society. It has in excess of l,100 working contractors on client's sites and a database of more than 35,000 registered contract and permanent IT professionals. Parent company Resource Solutions Group was recently identified as the eighth fastest growing middle market company in the whole of the UK.