morson international

Our Brands

Morson International

Morson International is one of the most respected names in recruitment, helping candidates find their perfect role and helping companies find the right people for their business since 1969. Our business model focuses on excellence for employees, candidates, contractors and clients. We operate from 50+ global locations, have 14,000+ contractors working on site, process 700,000+ timesheets a year and deliver c.20million people hours to client projects.

We supply niche and volume resource to aerospace, engineering, defence, rail, nuclear and construction sectors, and our clients read like a who’s who of global leaders: BAE Systems, Costain, Network Rail and TfLSpecialising in the supply of technical engineers and support operatives in the UK and overseas, Morson International is skilled in creating bespoke recruitment solutions for projects of any scale.  We employ 550+ staff and create value through tailored services that deliver talent-based solutions, financial control, quality and innovation.

Ranked as the 3rd largest engineering recruitment company in the world (Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) report 2017), ​we celebrated retaining the titles of the UK’s number one technical, rail and aerospace recruiter for a further year in 2017.  

We are dedicated to improving diversity within the industries we work and, through strong mental health and accessibility initiatives, are actively committed to improving the lives of our internal workforce and wider contractor base. 

“Maintaining optimum performance is crucial in an industry that is both competitive and fast-paced and we implement this ethos through our corporate strategy.
It is because of our consistent standards that we build long term partnerships built on trust, integrity and professionalism and we maintain our promise of best practise through consistency in both our brand and service alike.” 
Ged Mason – Morson Group CEO

Our 50 year heritage

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    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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    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! 

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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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    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.

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    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.

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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.

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    2015-present

    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.

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

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OUR BRANDS

Morson International

Morson International Morson International is a specialist recruitment company for the engineering industry. Named as the UK’s No.1 Technical Recruiter in the Top 250 Report. Find out more

Anderselite

ANDERSELITE Established in 1984, Anderselite are leading technical recruitment experts to the built environment.

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The Bridge

The Bridge The Bridge, one of “Recruiter magazine’s Hot 10 IT Recruiters”, is an IT recruitment company, with a UK network of excellent clients and a loyal and extensive contractor base. Find out more

Morson Vital

Morson Vital Vital, is a dedicated recruitment business. Our three operating divisions, Resources, Rail and Solutions, deliver high calibre engineering people and projects. Find out more

Morson Vital Training

Morson Vital Training MVT have been named the number one rail training provider in the UK, offering dedicated training, assessment and ongoing development opportunities across the UK. Find out more

Morson Technical Services

Morson Technical Services We deliver the highest quality engineering and technical and training services to both military and civilian MROs around the world. Find out more

Morson Projects

Morson Projects Morson Projects provides a range of engineering and design services to the Industrial, Nuclear, Aerospace and Energy sectors. Find out more

Morson Cyber Security

Morson Cyber Security MCS, is a leading managed service provider of cyber security solutions which protects customers from cyber threats and ensures their compliance with data protection standards. Find out more

Morson Aircraft Engineering Services

Morson Aircraft Engineering Services MAES is Morsons latest and most unique offering; combining aviation services to provide complete solutions to airlines. Find out more

CTSNA

Sir Robert McAlpine

Tata Chemicals

Morson USA

Careers at Morson

Morson Canada

Hinkley Point C

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.

Manchester Airports Group

CCFE

Atlas Elektronik UK

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

Airport Systems ADB SAFEGATE

Morson Forces

MAG-O

TSS

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