In 2002 Star was Tim Webster and Lucy O'Neill, recruiting for direct to headcount pharma vacancies from Tim's living room in High Wycombe. Today, Star is a full service outsourcing and resourcing company that delivers sales, marketing, medical and clinical people for Pharma, Medical Devices & Technology, Clinical Research and Healthcare Communications businesses in the UK and Ireland from its offices in Bath, Maidenhead, Manchester and Dublin; Star's tailored solutions include dedicated and syndicated teams, vacancy management, direct to headcount recruitment, consultancy and master vendor.

In 2015 Star was acquired by Uniphar Group plc ('Uniphar'); Star operates as an independent business within Uniphar's Manufacturer Services division. Uniphar is a leading pre-wholesaler, wholesaler and provider of services in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector in the Republic of Ireland; Uniphar has a diverse customer base and an annual turnover in excess of € 1bn.