Concept IT acquire London IT recruiter

1st February 2009

Fast growing recruitment specialist, Concept IT has acquired Alan Morris Recruitment Limited for an undisclosed sum.
Founded in 2000, Concept IT has quickly emerged as a leading independent recruitment agency. With offices in the Midlands and now London, Concept provides contract and permanent staff for the IT and engineering sectors.  Alan Morris Recruitment has been trading for 5 years and has built an excellent reputation with its clients for providing specialist IT recruitment solutions.
Chris Short, Managing Director and founder of Concept IT believes that "this is exciting news and a fantastic opportunity for everyone concerned.  After a successful 2008, this acquisition is a key strategic move which gives us our London office and a platform to grow our customer base in the South East.  Our expected annual turnover this year will be £10 million."
Nick Taylor, partner in Higgs & Sons' corporate team advised Concept in connection with the acquisition and commented that Higgs were "pleased to assist Concept to enhance their market share and move on to another chapter in the rapid development of the business".
Concept IT chairman, John O'Sullivan comments "Alan Morris Recruitment are a successful IT recruitment business with some great people.  This deal enables Concept to compete with some of the larger agencies and moves us closer to our strategic goals."
Chris Short added that "this acquisition adds some very capable people to our team. Through our structured training programme we will continue to develop our new staff and offer significant career progression opportunities."

For further information please contact Chris Short at Concept IT Ltd on 0870 850 7888 or visit



About Concept IT
Established in 2000, Concept IT is one of the UK's fastest growing, independent market leaders in the provision of recruitment solutions for the IT and engineering industries.  Its dynamic team delivers an effective and professional recruitment service, enabling the consultancy to develop strong, longstanding client relationships and attract the highest quality of candidates.  Concept IT has specific sector experience and market knowledge within the retail, hospitality, banking and financial services industries, offering full service recruitment solutions from permanent and contract positions to psychometric and technical testing. 

About Higgs & Sons - Corporate
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