gap personnel acquires stake in Absolute Solutions Group to bolster growth

Recruitment business gap personnel group has acquired a 60% stake in Cheshire-based recruiter Absolute Solutions Group.

The partnership is designed to accelerate both firms’ growth strategies, according to a company statement from gap personnel.

The deal – sealed on 3 January 2023 for an undisclosed sum – will see the two firms team up to utilise each other’s technologies, experience and infrastructure to better serve customers and expand their reach within the UK recruitment market, a statement from Mark Roberts (above, left), managing director at gap personnel, and Dan Marshall (above, right), joint CEO of Absolute Solutions, said.

With group turnover of £200m and over 300 internal employees, gap personnel group is a major UK industrial recruitment providers and part of Open-Up Group, which is listed on the Japanese stock exchange.

Absolute Group Solutions – which includes Absolute Recruitment, Absolute Commercial, Absolute Health and Care, and Winsford-based Bralin Recruitment – has a customer base across Cheshire and Staffordshire along with a long-standing and highly experienced team who operate from branches in Crewe and Winsford.

Both recruitment businesses provide temporary and permanent recruitment to industrial, professional, healthcare and technical sectors.

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