Recruitment Agencies based in West Glamorgan, Wales, UK

West Glamorgan is a county in central-south Wales, which includes the districts of Lliw Valley, Neath, Swansea, and Port Talbot. It has an estimated population of 365,500.
Rates of employment differ around the county; in Swansea, 3.4% of the population are unemployed, whilst in Neath and Port Talbot, 3.9% are unemployed. Compared to the Welsh average of 4.2%, these figures are relatively healthy.
The most important economic sectors in the area are public administration, distribution, education and health, hotels/restaurants, banking, finance and insurance, and public sector. Swansea in particular is home to many major employers such as the DVLA, Welsh Assembly Government, the Department for Work and Pensions, BT, NTL, and Admiral Insurance. However, Corus also have a major base at the Port Talbot Works, which employs 3,000 staff, and the Neath and Port Talbot area is also home to big companies like Tata, General Electric, Crown Food UK & Ireland, Sofidel, and Hi-Lex Cable Systems Ltd, amongst others.
21% of West Glamorgan's inhabitants possess NVQ4 and above qualifications, which is considerably lower than the averages for Wales (29.3%) and Great Britain (33%). The gross weekly pay for a full-time member of staff is around £446 (the Welsh average is slightly higher at £455.)
Recruitment agencies believe that West Glamorgan is a good source of job vacancies (particularly in the public sector), and confidence in the local economy has been boosted by the significant fall in unemployment over the last 12 months.

 
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2 Recruitment Agencies found in West Glamorgan
  • AstraVia Recruitment

    AstraVia Recruitment are a professional & technical recruitment consultancy operating from offices in Swansea supplying permanent and temporary staffing solutions throughout Wales.
    Coverage Wales
    • The Warner Building, 98 Sterry Road, Gowerton, Swansea, SA4 3BW
  • Education Staffing Solutions

    Education Staffing Solutions was founded in 2003 with the fundamental belief that we could become the support mechanism for pupils and schools. With Six offices in England and Wales, we are able to provide this level of support on a local basis. We Adopt a One Call, One Contact and One Solution philosophy. Whether you are a teacher, a school or you work in education, out teams of recruitment and education experts are here to help.
    Coverage Wales and Welsh Borders
    • Sandfields Comprehensive Southdown View, Sandfields, Neath Port Talbot, Port Talbot, Wales, SA12 7AH

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