Recently named Permanent Recruiter of the Year at the national IRP recruitment awards, we truly offer award-winning permanent recruitment solutions.

We employ specialist permanent consultants all over the country who not only understand the experience and knowledge required from new employees to support your company's success, but can also recognise ambition and key personality traits in people to ensure staff retention.

Through our advertising and search processes we extend the reach of your opportunities to thousands of people so you can select from the BEST in your industry. We also work closely with you to make sure your job packages are attractive and stand out against your competitors making you and your company the employer of choice.  

Our consultants, based within our network of UK branches or specialist divisions, find and place permanent employees at all levels, however if you're looking for Directors or Board Members we will put you in touch with our leading Executive Search Division who offers a professional and confidential search service.

As your permanent recruitment partner we will provide:

  • A dedicated and experienced team of consultants / account manager
  • A full appraisal of all opportunities to advise competitive employment packages
  • In-house marketing expertise
  • Up-to-date market knowledge
  • Demographic and salary research reports
  • Bespoke campaigns to reach passive and active job seekers
  • Extended reach to thousands of people
  • Shortlist of suitable candidates, not just reams of CVs
  • Timely client and applicant updates
  • Due diligence in verifying qualifications and work history
  • Notice period and counter-offer management
  • Aftercare



Acorn manages our permanent recruitment from search to acceptance — they make the whole process simple and stress free.
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Working UK-wide


Our teams work across the UK - so if you're looking for permanent recruitment support, our area representatives below are your first port of call. 

Lauren Keen
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Lauren specialises in permanent recruitment for sectors including Admin, Customer Service, Sales, Accounts & Finance, HR and Marketing in the South Wales area, providing a professional service from start to finish and ensuring clients are matched with the perfect candidates.
Noel Hoare
South West Divisional Manager
With more than 20 years of recruitment experience, Noel oversees our south west network of branches, including Bath, Chippenham, Yeovil, Barnstaple, Tiverton, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Plymouth, Truro, Bridgwater and Bournemouth as well as a number of onsite locations.
07791 098216
Matt Burns
Operations Manager
Matt joined the Acorn team in 2017 and oversees our Manchester branch, as well as supporting permanent sales across the UK. Specialising in the manufacturing and supply chain industries, Matt has more than 15 years’ experience in finding quality candidates for quality roles.
Contact us to discuss your permanent recruitment needs.
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