The UK is the eighth largest manufacturing nation in the world. 

Having grown every year since 1948 by an average of 1.4%, we’re set to head into the top five from 2021 if current trends continue.

In such a thriving industry, here at Acorn we understand how vital placing the right skills into the right role can be. Our expansive experience with industry-leading UK manufacturers and production companies, placing thousands of industrial workers in both temporary and permanent roles every day means that we have the knowledge to fully support you with your recruitment needs.
With 24 hour and on-site support available, we're here whenever you need us.

On-site support for you.

Acorn has over 25 years' experience of providing on-site recruitment support, saving your company time and money and allowing you to focus on growing your business. As a fully operational recruitment partner based on-site across your UK locations, we deliver headcount cost efficiencies whilst increasing retention, quality and productivity.

Our on-site recruitment teams are an extension of your business, and we'll work closely with you to provide a seamless recruitment and staff management service based on agreed KPIs in-line with your company priorities.

As an integrated on-site solutions partner, we provide:

  • A reliable team of specialist consultants who will know your business inside out
  • Ongoing consultation and regular management reports
  • Agreed KPIs
  • Compliance management to protect you, your workers and company
  • Extended reach and constant pool of available workers
  • Support network from Acorn's local branches and specialist divisions
  • Bespoke marketing support
  • Candidate attraction and retention activity
  • Due diligence in verifying
  • Advanced use of technology for efficient processes
  • Proactive management of no-shows / absenteeism
  • Tailored induction and training solutions pre and post placement
  • Temp to perm solutions



We have worked closely with Acorn to create a flexible recruitment solution, which has seen a cost saving of nearly £2million over the past 12 months.
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Contact us today and we'll get to work on your vacancies immediately.
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