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  • Notes to Editors - Acorn +

    • Established in 1992, Acorn has 38 branches and on-site locations across Wales, the West Country, the North West of England, London and Australia.
    • Acorn has won awards for fast growth, and has won both Best Regional Recruitment Firm and Best UK Recruitment Agency at the national Recruiter Awards.
    • In 2012, Acorn celebrated 20 years at the top of the recruitment industry.
    • Acorn places some 6,500 people into circa 1,200 different client companies each week. The company delivers training to more than 1,000 individuals each month and makes 1,700 permanent placements each year.
    • Acorn's head office is at Celtic Springs, near Newport, South Wales. Many of Acorn’s specialist divisions are based there, including Senior Executive Search, Contract Management, Construction, Mechanical & Electrical, Technical & Engineering, Nursing & Healthcare, IT & Digital, Acorn Global and Acorn Learning Solutions.
    • In 2006 global recruiter Synergie acquired a majority stake in Acorn; an investment that underpinned its commitment to supporting companies operating internationally; and one that has helped to propel Acorn’s expansion across the UK.
    • Synergie is an established, leading recruiter across Europe, Canada and Australia employing over 2,300 permanent staff, with some 600 branches in 15 different countries placing 50,000 agency workers on a weekly basis, and serving over 95,000 different clients.
    • Synergie is Europe’s 5th largest recruitment firm and 15th globally with approximately 600 branches across Europe, Canada and Australia, and a turnover of circa €1.7bn.
    • Acorn’s website is www.acornpeople.com
  • Notes to Editors - Acorn Global +

    • Acorn Global Recruitment provides international recruitment services for companies seeking to access the global talent pool,  in particular skilled technical people and white collar professionals to work internationally, our coverage includes Australia, the EU, Ireland,  Africa, USA, North America and the Middle East. 
    • Providing experienced, qualified and skilled people in mining & resources, executive & management, business development, construction, engineering & consulting, energy, gas & oil, logistics, technical management, IT & communications and utilities & infrastructure.
    • Offices in Perth, Adelaide, Darwin and the UK.  
    • A member of the Acorn Group of companies established in 1992, whose ultimate parent company is Synergie, Europe’s 5th largest recruitment firm and 15th globally with approximately 600 branches across Europe, Canada and Australia, and turnover of circa €1.7bn.
    • Acorn has 39 branches across Wales, the West Country, the North West of England, London and the South East.
    • In 2012, Acorn celebrated 20 years at the top of the recruitment industry.
    • Acorn has won awards for fast growth, and has won both Best Regional Recruitment Firm and Best UK Recruitment Agency at the Professional Recruiter Awards.
    • Acorn places some 6,500 people into circa 1,200 different client companies each week. The company delivers training to more than 1,000 learners each month and makes 1,700 permanent placements each year.
    • Acorn's head office is at Celtic Springs, near Newport, South Wales. Many of Acorn’s specialist divisions are based there, including Senior Executive Search, Contract Management, Construction, Mechanical & Electrical, Technical & Engineering, Nursing & Healthcare, IT & Digital, Acorn Global and Acorn Learning Solutions.
    • Acorn Global Recruitment website is www.acornglobalrecruitment.com