Acorn Recruitment


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employer services

We make your people our business, providing you with a complete recruitment and training service to meet your needs.

sourcing the right people

Our extensive database gives you access to hundreds of potential employees. Initial searches are carried out free of charge by experienced consultants, who carefully profile your ideal candidate and provide a closely matched shortlist.

search & selection

Where search and selection is required, we can act for you locally, nationally or internationally. We apply tried and tested solutions to your campaign that can include recruitment advertising, selection, response handling, psychometric testing, assessment centres and personality profiling.

temporary / contractors

Acorn will work with you at all levels, from assistance at peak periods to the recruitment of key personnel and the development of your workforce. We place up to 5,000 agency workers and contractors a week with national and local clients, sourcing workers from both the UK and the EU. Visit our sectors pages to see the industries we work in.

contract management

Acorn has the expertise and capability to design and deliver a complete recruitment outsourcing solution. We boast many contract management agreements within the public and private sectors. Click here for further information.


Acorn's specialist Permanent Division covers a wide range of sectors across the UK and work closely with our Executive & Management Division for high profile positions. Click here for further information.

we offer a full range of bespoke recruitment services, including;

  • a full appraisal of all assignments including a written job specification plus salary and package advice
  • definitive timescales and full synopsis of process
  • a dedicated consultant to manage the whole process
  • face-to-face interviews with all candidates and full interview notes
  • client and candidate debriefs at every stage
  • in-house marketing expertise including research facilities and a creative team
  • due diligence in verifying qualifications and work history
  • notice period and counter offer management
  • monthly review with clients following placement for up to six months
  • contingency or retained assignments
  • proven search and selection processes
  • up-to-date market knowledge
  • independent salary and benefits advice
  • bespoke training plans
  • search and selection
  • campaign and response management
  • recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)
  • and more - contact your local branch or submit an enquiry to discuss your recruitment needs

learning & development

Developing and motivating your existing workforce is just as important as recruiting new people. We can work with you to offer customised training programmes and workshops for your staff to help you achieve your specific business goals. Click here to visit our training section.

national service, locally backed

Our strength lies in our knowledge of your local area, with a growing network of branches and specialist divisions nationwide, we ensure you enjoy all the benefits of a local service with a national capacity. We have branches across the UK, serving both SMEs and multinational businesses. To find out the nearest branch to you click here or email click here.

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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Registered in England, 3358533 and 04217753 | All rights reserved. Copyright © 2015 Acorn

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