Overseas Recruitment Agency

Overseas Recruitment Services for the UK Market

Acorn Recruitment South West have been the regions premier supplier of Eastern European Labour for the past 20 years. However, with BREXIT nearing completion it is time to announce our new plans and intentions.

In 2005 Acorn introduced Polish workers to the region, today it is supplemented with manpower from Romania and Bulgaria, as well as other Eastern European countries.

Within the UK the free movement of workers is coming to an end at the close of 2020. This is to be replaced by a Points Based System currently going through parliament.

At present in the UK, only 30,000 out of 1.4 million employing companies have the correct paperwork in place.

Acorn will continue to supply the following overseas recruitment services:

  • Traditional recruitment
  • Local contract hire

The following services will be introduced:

  • Visa advice in partnership with a London law firm
  • Sourcing overseas talent where local workers cannot be sourced
  • Head hunting and bespoke project support
  • Assisting where skills shortages exist


Eastern European Workers

Our specialist areas:

  • Agriculture
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automation (Robotics)
  • Construction
  • Cyber security
  • Food processing
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Logistics (Drivers, Warehousing, Picking and Packing)
  • Manufacturing

Our deliverable services:

  • Comprehensive assessment of the job description(s)
  • Discuss diversity and balanced workforces
  • Produce top quality job adverts
  • Widely syndicate job adverts, including visibility on Google Jobs
  • Availability checks within our vast internal database and international network
  • Showcase open positions via our marketing channels
  • Carry out comprehensive pre-screening assessments and checks
  • Work to agreed timeframes
  • Allocate an account manager to each task
  • Offer a 30-day free replacement policy
  • Work closely with clients on the UK’s new Points Based System (PBS)
  • Utilise our internal, innovative, collaborative software suite

Guidance on placing an enquiry

  • Complete an online enquiry form
  • Provide a suitable job description

Upon receipt of this information one of our team will contact you within 24 hours to discuss your precise requirements and how we can support.

The Points Based System (For Employers)

Many businesses need to be prepared to hire from the overseas market. As BREXIT removes the freedom of movement for European workers, visa support will be necessary.

Costs will be lower than the current Tier 2 visa. Please note businesses can apply directly but the majority will require professional advice, hence our new legal joint venture.

How to Proceed

Employers – Please contact our team at the earliest opportunity, you can do so by emailing enquiries@acornrecruitmentsw.co.uk calling +44 (0)1373 836776 or utilising our website form.

Job seekers – Please send your CV to enquiries@acornrecruitmentsw.co.uk