Only votes submitted by clients and candidates were counted.
James Emmett, CEO of Hanover Search Group (HSG) said: 'I am extremely proud to have won the HITC Best Search Firm poll this year. This is fantastic recognition for HSG and all the hard work from everybody in the business. We are very grateful to all those who have voted for us and helped HSG to win this prestigious award.
'We will continue to strive for excellence in all areas of our business in order to provide the best possible service to our clients.
'The HSG board have invested heavily in the business since successfully completing an MBO last year. This has included upgrading all our infrastructure and operating systems, embedding state of the art software as well as investing heavily in staff training and development.
'I hope that we can do justice to the award in 2015/16 as we continue to grow the business both in the UK and Internationally to be the first port of call for the Insurance, Wealth and Asset Management industry when seeking top talent'.