Workforce solutions for the UK engineering and technology sectors
Since starting out in the UK in 1979, Airswift has evolved to become a global leader in the provision of international recruitment and workforce solutions to the engineering and technology sectors.
We work with global supermajors and leading EPCs, equipment, consulting, life sciences and technology companies.
We pride ourselves on our long-standing partnerships and have earned a strong reputation built on excellence, innovation and transparency.
Airswift’s global offices present a key advantage to our clients. With over 60 strategic global offices we are equipped to deliver workforce solutions for projects all over the world.
Our unique workforce solutions provide a variety of client and contractor support. These range from labour supply services to permanent recruitment, on-boarding services, consultancy and cost-saving solutions.
Our in-country services include, but are not limited to:
Talent acquisition: recruitment, staffing and labour supply
From our regional headquarters in Manchester, Airswift maintains a team of discipline-specific consultants trained to an unparalleled level of expertise. Our consultants are skilled at sourcing and qualifying the most suitable candidates for contract and permanent positions across the UK and the wider Europe & Africa region.
Our talent acquisition teams focus on dedicated disciplines and verticals. This gives them a detailed understanding of client and candidate requirements. This domain knowledge ensures that projects are staffed on-time, compliantly and within budget.
Our recruitment services include labour supply, contract recruitment, permanent hire, contingent staffing and executive search campaigns.
Global employment and mobility
From relocation to immigration and outsourced HR, our global employment and mobility team help businesses grow.
Global immigration and visa services
Relocation, mobilisation and logistics services
Payroll and taxation services
Global Employment Outsourcing (GEO)
Employer of Record (EOR)
Managed services and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)
Our in-house sourcing solutions offer an embedded program delivery team on or near-site with recruiters who are fully immersed in the culture of our clients, engaging in their recruiting process and allowing for reduced cost and time-per-hire without compromising quality.
"I have always found the recruiters at Airswift to be knowledgeable, proactive and attentive to our project needs. Payroll was also timely and without error. I would therefore have no reservation in recommending Airswift to my colleagues on other projects and it is the intention of my self and my peers at Shell to continue to utilise Airswift's services."
Commissioning Manager, Shell
Consulting: talent mapping, benchmarking and workforce development
Airswift offers unique talent mapping, which provides real-time data and market-rate evaluations, allowing for improved decision making for workforce planning, sourcing, performance and risk management to sustain lean operations.
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Hire employees in the United Kingdom
For businesses planning to expand their global footprint to the United Kingdom, take a moment to look at our in-country hiring guide for a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know when hiring employees in the UK.