Bedford Recruitment Agencies inc Kempston & Cranfield

Situated next to the River Great Ouse in Bedfordshire, Bedford is a proud county town and popular location for businesses and candidates. The town is surrounded by key economic areas such as Kempston, Cranfield and Elstow, creating a demand for recruitment agencies that are able to fill permanent and temporary jobs within these home counties based settlements.

Economic overview and salaries

There are more than 80K jobs in Bedford, however around 4% of the working population are unemployed. This is lower than the UK average but higher than nearby Cranfield and Wixams. The average salary for Bedford and Kempston is £25K, which is slightly less than the national average.

Key industries in the town

Bedford is historically a market town but has grown to become a key hub for technology based industries. This has been supported by custom centres such as Cranfield Technology Park and Millbrook. Despite this, the highest proportion of local staff are employed in health jobs, where nearly 14% of the workforce operate within organisations such as BMI The Manor Hospital and Bedford Hospital. Additionally, 12% of people work within the education sector and some of the largest employers include the University of Bedfordshire, Cranfield University and Bedford College. Other employment opportunities can be found in retail, finance and manufacturing.

Recruitment agencies in Bedford

There are a wide range of recruitment agencies that cover the Bedford, Kempston and Cranfield area. An agency that specialises in the local market will experience a large demand from businesses within teaching, health and the growing digital sectors. Multi-industry agencies are also prevalent in these towns and might offer a wider selection of contacts and resources.

Use the search box below to find relevant recruitment agencies in Bedford and the surrounding areas.

2 Recruitment Agencies found in Bedford


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.

Home Counties / London / Midlands / Nationwide
  • 21 Bedford Heights, Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PH

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.

UK Wide
  • The Innovation Centre, University Way, Cranfield Technology Park, Bedfordshire, Cranfield, MK43 0BT