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Jobseekers FAQ

Jobseeker FAQs

Acorn by Synergie offers permanent, temporary, and contract recruitment across the UK.

Acorn by Synergie places agency workers into assignments with approximately 850 different client companies across the UK. Also recruits within various different sectors including commercial, industrial, technical, steel, construction, rail, driving, food processing, and hospitality.

Yes, Acorn by Synergie is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and is ISO 9001:2015 accredited. Acorn by Synergie is also committed to ethical recruitment practices. They are a GLAA license holder, a Stronger Together Business Partner, and comply with the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) Base Code. This ensures that workers are not charged fees for employment and that they are protected from labor exploitation and human trafficking.

Acorn by Synergie ensures that workers are placed into a safe working environment, paid at National Minimum Wage (NMW) or above, and provided with clear contract and working conditions. Wages are paid on a weekly basis, one week in arrears. Payment is made by direct credit into a bank / building society account of the worker's choice every Friday. Workers must have their own bank account or joint access to one.

Discounted online and in-store shopping and cash-back via Acorn Rewards. Access to an Employee Assistance Programme, offering 24/7 confidential advice and support for various personal and work-related issues. Pension benefits through NEST (National Employment Savings Trust) after three months of employment, with contributions from both the worker and Acorn by Synergie.

Recruiting FAQ

Recruiting FAQs

Acorn by Synergie provides specialist permanent, contract and temporary recruitment solutions across the UK. We are part of a global recruitment company - Synergie, who operates in 17 countries around the world.

Recruitment can be a huge drain on time and resource, which is why companies choose to use Acorn by Synergie for an honest and reliable service with effective results. With our experience, recruitment process we will save you valuable time and money, attract the right people, increase the reach of your roles and support the growth of your company.

At Acorn by Synergie, we don’t just employ the best recruitment consultants to support your needs, we employ the best consultants with experience of working within the industry. As a result, we know that we can truly offer a recruitment service that understands you and your company’s daily resource pressure and identified people who will truly fit within your business. That’s why 98% of our clients say we understand the industries and environments they work within.

We pride ourselves in keeping up-to-date with the newest technologies.

Acorn by Synergie +, is a new service we offer our clients which allows you the flexibility of having real time management information at your fingertips 24/7. A completely bespoke dashboard where you can manage all your workforce KPI’s in one place.

We have just launched a new service called Acorn by Synergie PROXI. An on-site recruitment solution offering you the client a number of different levels of service depending on you specific requirements.

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