About Us

With a unique 50 year heritage of innovative engineering recruitment, Morson Group is now a diverse collection of businesses with an outstanding reputation for delivering consultancy, design, technology, screening, training, and people solutions around the world.

With revenues of almost £1bn, we are headquartered in the UK operating across the UK, US and Canada. We employ almost 1,500 people and place thousands more every year into diverse projects of scale. Our group of connected businesses comprises of Morson Talent, Morson Projects, Vital, Anderselite, The Bridge IT and Waldeck.

We combine our specialist expertise to bring unrivalled flexibility, commercial agility and a willingness to go the extra mile that you would expect from a family formed culture. You will find our influence and people across a number of sectors; aerospace, automotive, construction, IT & digital, manufacturing, maritime, nuclear, professional services and rail.

Welcome to Morson Group. Placing people first.

Our 50 year heritage

  • 1   Cupboard Under The Stairs

    1969 | Morson is founded in a cupboard under the stairs

    After returning from Canada with his young family, Gerry Mason founded Morson in the family home in Eccles.

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  • 2   Bank Chambers

    1970 | A first office at Bank Chambers

    In 1970, the fledgling Morson, then called J.Morson & Co, moved to the first office at Bank Chambers, Church Street, Eccles.

    Pauline Hassall becomes the first employee for the business, with tasks ranging from bookkeeping, answering the phone, typing and post! 

  • 3   Clarendon Stairs 80s

    1979 | Morson moves to Clarendon Road

    With the business expanding every year and taking on new recruitment and design staff, the business moved around to corner to a new premises on Clarendon Road. 

    This would be the home of Morson for the entire decade. 

  • 4   Xmas 87

    1979 | Morson Projects founded

    Around the same time as the Clarendon Road move, Morson Projects is founded. A year later, Morson would take on its first ever engineering apprentice, Steve Seddon.

    Steve remains at the company to this day, working as Client Services Director.

  • 5   Ged And Gerry

    1986 | Ged Mason joins the business

    After completing his degree in business and spending time working in Canada for recruitment company Roan International, Gerry’s son Ged joined his father’s business in 1986.

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  • 6   Stableford Small

    1990 | Stableford Hall

    In 1990, Morson once again moved offices after a decade of further growth. The new office, Stableford Hall, sat adjacent to Worsley Golf Course and provided the business with space to expand and develop the teams.

    In 1991, Finance Director Paul Gilmour joined the business.

  • Stableford Stairs

    1995 | Group turnover surpasses £50million

    In 1995, current Managing Director Kevin Gorton joined the business as Business Development Director. 

    At this time, Group turnover surpassed £50million.

  • 8   Gerry & Ged Mason

    1999 | Gerry Mason retires

    Gerry Mason retires from the day-to-day running of the business, but retains his position on the board as Non-Executive Chairman.

    Ged Mason takes up his father’s position as Managing Director. 

  • 9   Stock Small

    2006 | Stock market flotation

    In 2006, Morson floated on the stock exchange. The same year, Morson also purchases its first acquisition, Bluetec in London and opens a new office in partnership with Airbus UK in Birmingham.

    With a turnover now surpassing £300million, Morson continues its acquisition strategy with the purchases of Westbury, White & Nunn, Pentagon Personnel, Rosta and CTS.

  • 10   Adamson

    2010 | Adamson House

    Morson officially move into brand new, state of the art premises on the Manchester Ship Canal, just a 10 minute walk from the original office at Bank Chambers. It’s opened by local artist Harold Riley and Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

  • 2011 Gerry

    2015 | Gerry Mason passes away

    In July 2015, founder Gerry Mason passes away.

    Over the next few years, the Group capability extends with the acquisitions of The Bridge IT Recruitment, CTSNA in the United States, and Anderselite.

  • Morson 50th Gawsworth Hall 0041

    2019 | A record-breaking 50th year

    In 2019, the business celebrates 50 years in business with a star-studded party for employees in Cheshire. 

    Group turnover surpasses £866million

It’s how we do our business that really matters; how we behave and interact with clients and colleagues, how we think, feel and what we value within our DNA.

With our guiding values at our heart; our candidates return, our clients become advocates, our projects are innovative; and our employees thrive in a successful culture that nurtures their ambitions.


#WeAre Curious

We love a challenge and thrive on making things happen.

Being curious means that we truly value diversity, seeking different perspectives and learning from each other, our clients, candidates and community.

We explore the world around us so that we can make a positive difference to people's lives.

We are always on a mission to innovate, problem-solve and adapt - continuously improving everything we do.


#WeAre Courageous

As a recognised and respected leader in or sector, we are driven to succeed - always aiming to do our best.

As experts, we have the courage to push the boundaries, explore the opportunities and always go the extra mile.

We inspire our teams to think bigger whilst keeping our customers at the centre of every decision.

We are a business that gets results and delivers to the highest standards.


#WeAre Collaborative

We work together across the Morson Group businesses, departments and teams with authenticity, transparency and integrity.

We see the big picture – developing and sharing our knowledge to discover solutions and suggest better approaches.

We are open-minded, honest and respectful, embracing differing perspectives to achieve better ways of working and deliver results.


#WeAre Caring

We care about getting to know each other personally and professionally, and we give back, supporting our communities and charities and protecting our environment.

We place safety and sustainability at the forefront; focusing on wellness for our people across our physical, emotional and social needs.

The Morson Group is a family formed from a diversity of ideas, backgrounds and cultures. We nurture our individual and collective ambitions.


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Our Brands

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Low Carbon Contracts Company

The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) and the Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) sit at the heart of the delivery of the UK’s goals for secure, affordable and sustainable electricity. These two private limited companies, wholly owned by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) formerly known as Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), were created to deliver key elements of the government’s Electricity Market Reform Programme. As government-owned companies, LCCC and ESC are governed by Framework Documents setting out the shareholder relationship and their Guiding Principle.

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Atlas Elektronik UK

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK is a maritime high-technology enterprise with German roots and a global footprint. 

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Morson Group Careers
Sir Robert McAlpine
Tata Chemicals
Low Carbon Contracts Company
Manchester Airports Group
Atlas Elektronik UK
Airport Systems ADB SAFEGATE
Morson Forces
Legal & General Modular Homes