Recruitment Agencies based in Home Counties

The home counties are a collection of settlements surrounding Greater London. Although there is no official designation of counties, they are said to include, amongst others, Berkshire, Essex, Kent, Buckinghamshire, Surrey and Hertfordshire. These areas are linked socially and demographically, however recruitment across London's neighbouring counties remains diverse.

Recruitment agencies within the home counties contain a mixture of specialist employment firms and multi-sector recruiters. Due to the area's proximity to the UK capital, towns and cities such as Chelmsford and High Wycombe, fall within the London commuter belt. This means that many local agencies will work with candidates and employers outside of the home counties borders. As the economy and job market of the home counties is largely impacted by London, recruitment for high salary jobs is common.

Economic overview and salaries

The home counties are considered prosperous areas to live and average weekly earnings can range anywhere from £550 to £650, however salaries will depend on whether the job is on a permanent, temporary or contract figure. The latter figure is the weekly pay for Buckinghamshire (according to official labour market statistics), which is almost £120 higher than the national average. The rate of employment within the home counties is also typically higher than that of the UK average, lying between 73%-79%.

Key industries and employment

The Financial sector plays an important role within home counties employment, especially in Kent. Some of the most notable employers include Aviva, Lloyds Bank and DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors - meaning that Accounting and Audit staff are frequently in demand. Growth in London and the surrounding areas has led to a stronger than average Construction sector, while Retail also hire a large percentage of the local workforce. The Lakeside Shopping Centre in Thurrock and Bluewater in Greenhithe are some of the main hubs for Retail vacancies.

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We have 54 Recruitment Agencies based in Home Counties and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. You can narrow your search results in the box above.

Careers In Design (Recruitment) Ltd

At Careers In Design our expertise and market knowledge lies within the Architectural, Interior, and Product Design industries. We work nationwide and have helped clients throughout the UK and overseas. We handle design vacancies and search assignments at all levels.

location icon Created with Sketch. Beech House, 28 New Road, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 7BU

Connect 4 Automotive Recruitment

Our company motto is Quality First. Good quality ensures continued profitable growth in an exciting and competitive market. One important quality objective is to secure business by recommendation from other customers. Connect 4 has the reputation of being a Quality Company we want to build on that base.

location icon Created with Sketch. 1A Bridge Street, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2JU

MP Resourcing LTD

MP Resourcing understand the diverse needs of today’s businesses and job seekers and offer expert help for clients and candidates. From candidate sourcing through to advertising, response handling, screening and interviewing, MP Resourcing offers local Permanent Recruitment Services providing comprehensive and tailored solutions that improve efficiency and reduce costs.

location icon Created with Sketch. 99 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RY

Finance 24 - TwentyFour Recruitment Group

Finance 24 is a boutique specialist recruiter of Finance, Office Support, Secretarial and Administrative professionals into commercial, not for profit and private practice businesses. We're Consultative, Flexible and have huge amount of recruitment expertise. Our approach means we keep things simple, ensuring that the recruitment cycle flows smoothly.

location icon Created with Sketch. Devonshire House, Manor Way, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1QQ

Atom Recruitment Ltd.

We focus exclusively in niche sectors offering a complete service dedicated to the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Life Science, Personal Care / Cosmetic and Food Industries. Excelling in our market knowledge and expertise; our goal is to provide you with a continuous professional and personal service.

location icon Created with Sketch. The Cleaning Centre, Bath Road, Littlewick Green, MAIDENHEAD, Berkshire, SL6 3QR

Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

Multi Trades Recruitment offer a specialist staffing service to the UK’s Technical, Engineering and Trades & Labour markets. If you need permanent or temporary solutions across a broad range of sectors, then speak to one of our friendly consultants today. We go that extra mile for our clients, providing vocationally assessed staff that are suited to your business needs.

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location icon Created with Sketch. The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB

Think Specialist Recruitment - OFFICE SUPPORT STAFF EXPERTS

With many years experience behind our team, we offer an independent, professional, honest, efficient and cost effective recruitment service - delivering consistently high standards by partnering closely with our clients and candidates. If you need expert advice and assistance...Think Specialist Recruitment

location icon Created with Sketch. Atlantic Business Centre, Hamilton House, 111 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 1BB

TwentyFour Recruitment - Industrial Division

Industry 24; specialist staffing for Warehouses including; production line, managers, stock controllers, forklift truck operators and more. Not only do we recruit, we offer career advice along with supporting businesses in hiring what they NEED. No time wasting here. We believe in honesty, reliability and flexibility to get the job done. Industry 24 is part of Twentyfour Recruitment Group, with divisions in Office, Finance & Education staffing

location icon Created with Sketch. Devonshire House, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1QQ

Vector Recruitment Limited

We are an, innovative team of experienced consultants, specialising in the high technology market. We don't dilute our efforts by working in other sectors and all of us have an engineering or science background. We understand our market and the careers it can offer bright, ambitious people.

location icon Created with Sketch. The Innovation Centre, University Way, Cranfield Technology Park, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0BT

Tradeline Recruitment Ltd

Tradeline Recruitment is a specialist construction agency based in Bedford with over 50 years experience of supplying all levels of construction related personnel. We are able to supply staff on a nationwide basis although we predominantly deal with the Home Counties, London and Midlands areas.

location icon Created with Sketch. 21 Bedford Heights, Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PH

Multi Trades Recruitment - Driving Division

Multi Trades Recruitment is a leading UK agency that goes the extra mile when supplying high quality candidates to the Driving Sector. We dedicate the expertise of a specialist Driving Division to finding qualified and knowledge tested Drivers for all vehicle types. Are you seeking license checked Drivers for a HGV? FLT? Tractor? We work with Drivers of all categories and fill permanent, temp to perm and fixed-term roles.

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location icon Created with Sketch. The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB

Hammond Clarke

We provide the most qualified and best matched candidates - hassle free, on time and within-budget Interpersonal relationships are at the very heart of everything we do. Our candidates are able to reap the many benefits - ultimately maximising their potential in the work place

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location icon Created with Sketch. Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP

F10 - Engineering & Manufacturing Specialists

F10 has established a reputation for recruiting the very highest standard of candidates whilst looking to de-risk the hiring of new staff on behalf of our clients. F10 is a specialist search consultancy with over 100 years of combined recruitment experience within our chosen sectors.

location icon Created with Sketch. Talon House, Presley Way, Crownhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK8 0ES

Media 24 - Twentyfour Recruitment Group

It's crucial to harness the power of Marketing, PR and Digital in order to stay ahead of the curve. We constantly seek the most innovative and creative people. For us, sending a CV is not enough. We want to know what makes our clients and candidates unique and seek to find the perfect match, working relentlessly until we match the perfect candidate to the ideal job.

location icon Created with Sketch. Devonshire House, Manor Way, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1QQ

Bluefire Human Resources

Supported by a team of dedicated HR recruiters, Bluefire Human Resources is an award winning UK agency that specialises in placing CIPD / HR professionals into personnel / HR vacancies nationwide. Typically recruiting HR Officers, Managers and Business Partners, Training Managers, Administrators and Advisors, our industry expert consultants can provide bespoke solutions for all HR staffing demands. Headhunting services are also available.

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Ground Floor, 4 Imperial Place, Maxwell Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JN Ground Floor, Lakeside House, 1 Furzeground Way, Stockley Park, Heathrow, Middlesex, UB11 1BD Ground Floor, 3 The Drive, Jubilee House, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3FR 2nd Floor, First Point, Buckingham Gate, London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, Sussex, RH6 0NT Ground Floor, Aston Court, Kingsmead Business Park, Frederick Place, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1LA Ground Floor, Kings Hill, West Malling, Maidstone, Kent, ME19 4AE Ground Floor, Venture House, Arlington Square, Downshire Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1WA Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU Ground Floor, Pinewood Chineham Business Park, Crockford Lane, Chineham, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8AL 3rd Floor, CBXII West Wing, 382 - 390 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 2RG Ground Floor, 7200 The Quorum, Oxford Business Park, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2JZ Ground Floor, Victory House, 400 Pavilion Drive, Northampton Business Park, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 7PA Ground Floor, International House, Southampton International Business Park, George Curl Way, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 2RZ Ground Floor, 1 Friary, Temple Quay, Bristol, Somerset, BS1 6EA 2nd Floor, The Portergate, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S11 8NX 3rd Floor, 82 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4WQ Ground Floor, Herons Way, Chester Business Park, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 9QR Ground Floor, Cinnamon House, Cinnamon Park, Crab Lane, Fearnhead, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 0XP Ground Floor, Princes Exchange, Princes Square, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 4HY 6th Floor, Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 3PF Unit 5, Albert Edward House, The Pavillions, Aston-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YB 2nd Floor, Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 3DY

Scintillant Life Sciences

Scintillant Life Sciences is exclusively focused to the identification, evaluation and placement of key scientists within the Life Sciences sector in the UK and Europe. With over 40 years’ commercial and scientific experience in Life Sciences, the agency has an intricate understanding of the sector.

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49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6EZ Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE LinkPoint Resources, 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB LinkPoint, CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD

McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

Our approach is an HONEST one! Delivering the best talent who arrive faster and stay longer. Specialists in Accountancy, Aerospace, Defence & Security, Automotive, Aviation, FMCG, Housing, Insurance, Manufacturing & Engineering, Shipping, Oil & Gas, Retail and Sales.

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location icon Created with Sketch. Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG

Charles Hunter Associates

Charles Hunter Associates is a specialist Social Work and Social Care recruitment agency. We provide permanent and contract jobs and throughout the UK. We are able to deliver solutions across the Social Work market and within the Social Care market we specifically focus on more senior positions. We are sector specialists and therefore we understand your industry and are able to deliver effective solutions tailored to your individual needs.

location icon Created with Sketch. Unit 14, The Aquarium, 1-7 King Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2AN

Bluefire Executive Search

Bluefire Executive Search are expert headhunters and Interim Management providers that specialise in IT & Telecoms, Commercial, HR, Technical, Engineering, Sales and Senior Management recruitment. Our award winning service offers UK wide coverage as well as industry leading assignment completion rates. We also provide relevant psychometric / skill tests and are REC and ISO certified.

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location icon Created with Sketch. 6th Floor, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1HN
Ground Floor, The Nova Building, Herschel Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1XS Ground Floor, Venture House, Arlington Square, Downshire Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1WA Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU Ground Floor, 7200 The Quorum, Oxford Business Park North, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2JZ Ground Floor, 1 Friary, Temple Quay, Bristol, Somerset, BS1 6EA 3rd Floor, 82 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4WQ Ground Floor, Herons Way, Chester Business Park, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 9QR Ground Floor, Cinnamon House, Cinnamon Park, Crab Lane, Fearnhead, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 0XP Ground Floor, Princes Exchange, Princes Square, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 4HY 6th Floor, Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 3PF

Bluefire Engineering & Technical

Bluefire are highly acclaimed recruiters for the Engineering and Technical sectors and specialise in Building / Energy Efficiency, Maintenance, Industrial, Control & Automation and Mechanical & Electrical recruitment. Our nationwide network of offices enables us to fill permanent and contract roles across the UK; utilising knowledge and skill tests to source the most suitable staff for employers. We are ISO / REC accredited.

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location icon Created with Sketch. 6th Floor, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1HN
Ground Floor, 4 Imperial Place, Maxwell Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JN Ground Floor, Lakeside House, 1 Furzeground Way, Stockley Park, Heathrow, Middlesex, UB11 1BD Ground Floor, 3 The Drive, Jubilee House, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3FR 2nd Floor, First Point, Buckingham Gate, London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, Sussex, RH6 0NT Ground Floor, Aston Court, Kingsmead Business Park, Frederick Place, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1LA Ground Floor, Kings Hill, West Malling, Maidstone, Kent, ME19 4AE Ground Floor, Venture House, Arlington Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1WA Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU Ground Floor, Pinewood Chineham Business Park, Crockford Lane, Chineham, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8AL 3rd Floor, CBXII West Wing, 382 - 390 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 2RG Ground Floor, 7200 The Quorum, Oxford Business Park North, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2JZ Ground Floor, Victory House, 400 Pavilion Drive, Northampton Business Park, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 7PA Ground Floor, International House, Southampton International Business Park, George Curl Way, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 2RZ Ground Floor, 1 Friary, Temple Quay, Bristol, Somerset, BS1 6EA 2nd Floor, The Portergate, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S11 8NX 3rd Floor, 82 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4WQ Ground Floor, Herons Way, Chester Business Park, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 9QR Ground Floor, Cinnamon House, Cinnamon Park, Crab Lane, Fearnhead, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 0XP Ground Floor, Princes Exchange, Princes Square, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS1 4HY 6th Floor, Horton House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 3PF Unit 5, Albert Edward House, The Pavillions, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YB 2nd Floor, Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 3DY


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