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trades & labour

Whether your business needs one labourer for a day or a whole team of trades men for a year, Acorn finds the most suitable workers for your jobs.

construction trades

  • general builders
  • concrete layers
  • bench joiners
  • carpenters (1st & 2nd fix) shuttering
  • bricklayers
  • painters (all finishes)
  • stonemasons
  • plasterers (inc fibrous)
  • decorators (paper hangers)
  • tilers
  • dry liners
  • ceiling fixers
  • partitioners
  • floor / carpet fitters (inc vinyl)
  • kitchen fitters


  • electrical engineers
  • heating engineers (commercial)
  • electrical technicians
  • heating engineers (domestic - Gas Safe Registered)
  • maintenance fitters
  • marine engineers
  • mechanical engineers
  • mechanical fitters
  • pipe fitters
  • piping engineers
  • planning engineers
  • project engineers
  • welders
  • fabricators


  • general labour
  • experience labour
  • trade labour / hoddy
  • gatemen
  • scaffolders
  • gardeners / landscapers
  • industrial cleaners
  • skilled cleaners (machine operators)
  • builders
  • roofers
  • cladders
  • steel erectors
  • Are you looking for staff?

    our promise to employers

    Acorn delivers added value to employers by providing innovative approaches to achieve exceptional high placement levels. Our clients benefit from a reduction in overall temporary labour costs, greater productivity, reduction in the recruitment cycle and greater retention levels.

    Our consultants conduct initial, free searches of our extensive database of skilled workers to provide a shortlist of candidates who closely match your requirements. We arrange temporary contracts to suit your needs, from cover for a day to a year.

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

    We take pride in the quality of our candidates put forward and carefully screen them, checking all references and certification. It’s all part of our detailed selection process that ensures you get the best people in the business.

    Contact our Trades Division on 01633 760 105, alternatively submit an enquiry or vacancy on-line now.

  • Are you looking for work?

    our promise to job seekers

    Acorn works with leading companies covering a wide variety of construction, mechanical, technical and engineering industries across the UK. Our consultants will match your requirements to suitable positions and assist you in every step of the recruitment process.

    Click here to see our latest vacancies or register on-line now.

  • Already an Acorn temporary worker?

    Click here for further information about working with Acorn, including frequently asked questions on holiday and pay and useful forms such as individual timesheets, multi timesheets and holiday request forms.

If you require any further information, please 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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