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Notes to Editors - Acorn

  • Established in 1992, Acorn has 38 branches across Wales, the West Country, the North West of England., London and the South East.
  • In 2012 Acorn celebrates 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 850 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.
  • Its head office is at Celtic Springs, near Newport, South Wales. Many of Acorn’s specialist divisions are based there, including Acorn Perms, Contract Management, Construction, Technical & Engineering, Nursing & Healthcare, IT & Technology, Acorn Global and Acorn Learning Solutions.
  • Acorn’s ultimate company is Synergie, Europe’s 5th largest recruitment firm with approximately 600 branches across Europe, Canada and Australia, and a turnover of circa €1.4bn.
  • Acorn’s website is www.acornpeople.com

Notes to Editors – Exxell

  • Exxell, operating from London and Southampton, is the UK technical arm of €1.4bn Synergie, the 5th largest recruiter in Europe
  • Exxell provides specialist permanent and temporary recruitment in engineering, rail, facilities management and construction across the whole of the UK, especially south-east England.
  • Exxell is a fully-audited REC member and is associated with a number of specialist bodies such as Link Up, Rail Industry Contractor Association (RICA), BIFM and HVCA.
  • Exxell is part of the Acorn Group, a leading UK recruitment and training agency, which is the UK subsidiary of Synergie.
  • The Acorn Group has 38 branches and on-site locations across the UK.
  •  The Group places some 6,500 people into around 850 different client companies each week. The company delivers training to more than 1,000 individuals a month and makes 1,700 permanent placements each year.
  • Exxell’s website is www.exxellgroup.com

Notes to Editors - Acorn Learning Solutions

    • Established in 1992, Acorn has 38 branches across Wales, the West Country, the North West of England, London and the South East; as well as offices in Australia.
    • Acorn’s training arm, ‘Acorn Learning Solutions’ trains more than 1,000 individuals each month across the UK.
    • Acorn was judged National Apprenticeship Provider of the Year 2011-12 at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru.
    • With its Head Office in Newport servicing the UK, Acorn delivers bespoke and recognised accredited training and development courses in management & development, IT, construction, retail, financial skills, business administration, customer service and warehousing and manufacturing.
    • Acorn works closely with Government funding agencies, universities and other educational organisations to devise, develop and deliver innovative initiatives to shape future training needs of the workforce.
    • Acorn is a member of the National Skills Academy for Financial Services for Wales and the South West, and is a Retail Skills Shop in Wales as part of a network of Skills Shops dedicated to the retail industry led by the National Skills Academy for Retail.
    • Acorn advises and delivers the most suitable work-based learning, open-courses and accredited Apprenticeships up to level 5.
    • Through contacts with Government funding bodies and through other initiatives, Acorn advises on funding for learning programmes.
    • The Acorn Group consists of Acorn Recruitment, Acorn Learning & Development, Acorn Global and Exxell.
    • 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.
    • Acorn places some 6,500 people into circa 850 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.
    • Its head office is at Celtic Springs, near Newport, South Wales. Many of Acorn’s specialist divisions are based there, including Acorn Perms, Contract Management, Construction, Technical & Engineering, Nursing & Healthcare, IT & Technology, and Acorn Learning Solutions.
    • Acorn’s ultimate company is Synergie, Europe’s 5th largest recruitment firm with approximately 600 branches across Europe, Canada and Australia, and a turnover of circa €1.4bn.

To find out more please visit www.acornpeople.com/training

Notes to Editors - Acorn Global

  • Acorn Global provides recruitment services for companies seeking skilled technical people and managers to work outside the UK, particularly in Australia, Africa and the Far East.
  • Providing experienced, qualified and skilled people in mining & resources, construction, engineering & consulting, energy, gas & oil, logistics, technical management, IT & communications, utilities & infrastructure.
  • Offices in Perth, Western Australia; and Singapore.
  • A member of the Acorn Group of companies established in 1992, whose ultimate parent company is Synergie, Europe’s 5th largest recruitment firm with approximately 600 branches across Europe, Canada and Australia, and a turnover of circa €1.4bn.
  • Acorn has 38 branches across Wales, the West Country, the North West of England., London and the South East.
  • In 2012 Acorn celebrates 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 850 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.
  • Its head office is at Celtic Springs, near Newport, South Wales. Many of Acorn’s specialist divisions are based there, including Acorn Perms, Contract Management, Construction, Technical & Engineering, Nursing & Healthcare, IT & Technology,  Acorn Global and Acorn Learning Solutions.

To find out more please visit www.acornpeople.com/globalrecruitment/home.ashx

 
RR2013-FINALIST-small                              Award_Accred_Black_FINAL2013  REC is the representative body for the UK’s recruitment industry, providing a Code of Professional Practice by which Acorn abides. Acorn is an investors in people company Acorn is fully approved to BS EN ISO 9001: 2008 Acorn is a Welsh Government approved training provider Acorn is accredited by EDI one of the leading awarding bodies in the UK Acorn is accredited by Edexcel the UK’s largest awarding body CIIilm_new Acorn’s Head Office has been awarded the Green Dragon Environmental Standard which, which recognises effective environmental management.  EAL Synergie - Acorn's parent company Exxell Group

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