When Britain’s manufacturing base began to decline in the late Seventies and its economy became more service-based, Campion Willcocks shifted its focus to help companies increase office productivity. During this time, the company became increasingly involved with central and local government, as well as the NHS, and the interims it supplied were mainly professionals with financial and office systems knowledge and experience. Our long association with financial services began in 1973 when Barclays needed specialists to advise and train staff on how the introduction of VAT would affect their business. 46 years on – Barclays is still a client.
The average house price in Britain is £4,975
Decimalised currency replaces ‘pounds, shillings and pence’
Campion Willcocks moves into new offices at Sycamore Road in Amersham, Buckinghamshire
The United Kingdom joins the European Economic Community (as it then was) on 1 January Clients now include British Leyland, British Petroleum, British Gas and British Imperial Tobacco
The personal computing revolution takes off, led by the Apple II, Commodore PET and Tandy TRS-80
By developing and nurturing solid relationships with blue chip organisations, the company began to mushroom, blossoming into a trusted, knowledgeable business partner to organisations across the UK, and worldwide.