Recruitment Agencies based in Wales, UK
Coal mining and heavy industry used to be the mainstays of the Welsh economy, but the picture has changed completely over the past 30 years. The main source of employment in the country is now the public sector, which accounts for more than 31% of jobs, while manufacturing generates just 10.8%.
This in part explains why Wales has the lowest Gross Value Added of any region in the UK at £15,696 per person. However, there are some high-value sectors of the economy that continue to perform well and create jobs.
Key industries and employers
The Valero Energy oil refinery at Pembroke and Murco Milford Haven Refinery can process a combined 16.5 million tonnes of oil products a year, and contribute £4.2 billion to the country's annual exports. Tata Steel's plant at Port Talbot is a major employer and contributor to Wales's £1.2 billion metals exports, while Ford employs 2,000 people at its engine factory in Bridgend.
Despite this, recruitment agencies are far more likely to have vacancies in the services sector. Tourism is now worth around £4.7 billion a year to Wales and, as a result, 7.4% of the country's jobs are in the hospitality industry. The retail sector is also strong and its staff account for 14.5% of jobs, thanks in part to the success of Deeside-based frozen food chain Iceland.
The Welsh government's growth plan includes more support for tourism, along with improvements to the transport and digital infrastructure. It is hoped this will stimulate activity in the construction industry and attract more companies in high-value sectors, such as advanced materials and life sciences.
In 2012, the median weekly income of full-time workers in Wales was £452.60, more than £50 below the UK average, while the unemployment rate was above average at 8.6%. Wages in Cardiff (£485.70) and Swansea (£470.50) were greater than in the rest of Wales, but the unemployment rate was also slightly higher.
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We have 15 Recruitment Agencies based in West Glamorgan.
Adam Butler Consultancy
Recruitment Specialists who access the UK's widest network of talent. Quickly understanding your requirements and matching you to a credible and relevant shortlist. Our success rate speaks for itself - 92% of all jobs we work on are filled within 4 weeks which is why our customer retention level is always over 90%. We work closely in partnership with clients that we know we will deliver results to; quickly and cost effectively.
Fast Track Recruitment
At FTR we specialise in recruitment for the Care, Sales and Catering and Hospitality industry, we currently support many large organisations across the UK. The reason we are so popular is down to our unique approach to recruitment, this approach enables us to provide you only the best candidates, in a quick time frame and at a cost which is amongst the most reasonable in the industry.
Berry Technical Division
Specialising in the fields of Engineering, Technical, Facilities Management and IT, Berry Recruitment are able to supply fully screened professionals for Technical roles across the UK and internationally. As well as being BIFM members, our personal and diligent approach ensures a high level of customer service that allows us to build relationships with our clients, before supplying suitable staff for their permanent and contract positions.
JSM Specialist Services Limited - Construction & Engineering Specialist
JSM Specialist Services Ltd is an established company within the recruitment sector specialising in construction and engineering trades and labour and site supervisory roles up to senior management positions. We feel our approach to these sectors define us from well established larger organisations who at times can forget individual needs.
Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division
Recruiting expert staff across the Finance, Insurance, Legal, Marketing, Secretarial, Administrative and Consulting sectors, our specialist Commercial Division at Berry Recruitment is a trusted extension of businesses throughout the UK. From SMEs to blue chip nationals, our friendly consultants are committed to delivering unbeatable customer service when supplying personnel for all permanent, temporary or contract Commercial roles.
Berry Recruitment - Driving Division
The Driving Division at Berry Recruitment specialises in recruiting Logistics and Transport professionals through an honest and professional service. We recruit document / qualification checked candidates for all categories of driving vacancies including 7.5 Tonne, 3.5 Tonne, HGV, LGV, ADR and van driver roles. We hold FTA accreditation and have played an important role in the development of the FTA's Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme.
DANEM People Technical Recruitment Ltd
DANEM People is a UK based Technical recruitment consultancy. We help Engineering & Technology based organisations to hire outstanding candidates. We aim at energizing tomorrow's technical recruitment today! Our services cover permanent, temporary vacancies, executive search through our offices located in Cardiff, London, Birmingham and Manchester. We assist also for international recruitment via our network in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia.
Vetro Recruitment - Health, Social Care & Education recruiter
We are a specialist Health, Social Care and Education recruitment agency with over 25 years experience. We support Care & Education professionals in Wales and the South of England to fulfil their career goals. We work with Private Care companies, Local Authorities, NHS trusts & Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools to grow their workforce and cover staff shortages with our range of tailored, flexible, temporary and permanent recruitment packages.
Berry Recruitment - Industrial and GLA Division
Through an ever growing reputation and solutions built around the needs of our clients, Berry Recruitment are effective industrial recruiters within areas such as agriculture, manufacturing, distribution and warehousing. We can supply candidates to fit all of your requirements including day, night and shift work as required.
Berry Recruitment - Catering & Hospitality Division
From head chefs to food service assistants, Berry Catering provide solutions for all levels of permanent and temporary catering vacancies in the UK. Consultants within our specialist division are experts within Catering / Hospitality and ensure that candidates have any required food hygiene certificates before being recommended to clients. We currently supply catering staff to many of the country’s largest sporting, events and catering venues
Strong Recruitment Group
Strong Recruitment Group are a leading provider of fully-qualified professional staff for full and part-time vacancies throughout the UK. We operate in Construction, Civil Engineering, Rail, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, HVAC ,M&E ,building services, Driving & Industrial.
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.
As a leading recruitment agency within health & social care, KPI Care is committed to providing a quality service and offer our expertise to both the public and private sectors. Our priority will always be to deliver an excellent and ever evolving recruitment process, frequently adapted to the demands of the industry.
Capita Education Resourcing
Specialist education recruitment agency with offices nationwide.
ACER Construction & Engineering
ACER is an award winning construction, Civil Engineering and M&E recruitment consultancy. We recruit for temporary trades and labour, temporary management and permanent employees. We have 5 national offices and a lot of our consultants have worked in the trade as electricians, ground workers and site agents. This gives us unrivalled industry knowledge. ACER are also CHAS, REC, Constructiononline, Face Fit and committed to CSCS accredited.