“The forecast for the recruitment industry in 2011 provides a mixed bag of uncertainties and opportunities – some of which only impact on certain sectors of recruitment, and others which are more general and affect us all.

FOR the first time in three years the recruitment industry is not only sensing that the economy is starting to recover – but it’s actually seeing positive proof of it.

One of the UK’s leading recruitment and training agencies newest recruit is hoping to make a sound impression in his new role.

Leading UK recruitment and training company, Acorn, has experienced a record breaking week at it-s Crewe branch with a massive 1005 temps placed per day.

Global recruiter Synergie, whose UK subsidiary is leading multi-regional recruitment and training company The Acorn Group, has reported greatly increased earnings of €341.7 million for the third quarter of 2010.

One of the UK’s leading recruitment and training agencies, Welsh head-quartered Acorn, has held a series of seminars to outline new legislation that will come into force on October 1st, 2011.

New opportunities for businesses to train staff on-the-job and tailor them to their precise needs have arisen after amendments to the apprenticeship scheme.

Leading West Country recruitment agency Concept Staffing – the subsidiary of UK recruitment and training company Acorn – was shortlisted in the annual Jobsite RecruitRank Awards 2010.

Cornwall-based manufacturer, Fitzgerald Lighting and their recruitment partner, Concept Staffing, the South West’s leading recruitment agency and part of the Acorn Group, have announced their top temp of the month in the UK.