Recruitment Agencies in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia

The city of Peterborough had the highest rate of population growth in the East of England from 2001-2011, at 16.6% - putting its total number of residents at 183,600. Recruitment agencies in Peterborough exist to help this growing population find new work - by matching firms with the right job seekers.

Many of Peterborough's agencies are located in the area to the east of the city's railway station, although a more diverse selection is available if one is to look slightly further afield. The easiest way to locate agencies around the area is by using this page, which contains contact details for many relevant firms, sorted by factors including industry.

Employment in Peterborough

11.8% of the working population in the Peterborough area were employed in the Manufacturing Industry as of 2011 - and as a consequence of this, many local agencies recruit for jobs in this sector. These include roles such as Quality Assurance, Assembly Line Worker and Production Supervisor.

Retail is also strong in the area - with 18.3% of the city's workers employed in this and related fields as of 2011. As a consequence, employers in Peterborough often hire staff to fill jobs such as Sales Assistant and Store Manager - as well as for roles such as Merchandising. This demand for Retail staff amongst employment agencies is set to increase in coming years, due to the city's proposed £100m North Westgate leisure development.

Major employers in the Peterborough area include Amazon, Travelex, British Sugar, the BGL Group (financial services), Produce World (food and drink), and Ideal Shopping Direct (online and television retail).

Peterborough as a commuter town and local transport

Although the East of England is not generally noted for its transport links, Peterborough is situated on the major A1 and A47 routes. London King's Cross is reachable via direct train from Peterborough in under an hour - making the city a viable home for commuters. Peterborough Station itself is a major transport hub in the area.

Peterborough facts

The city of Peterborough is perhaps best known for its cathedral - which was built between the 12th and 13th centuries. It contains the remains of Catherine of Aragon - the first wife of King Henry VIII. Peterborough is situated amongst the Fens of East England - and as such, it lies near to many areas of isolated countryside. Some of the lowest places in Britain are located in this region - many of which are below sea-level.

 
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  • With over 70 years' combined experience, the team at Recruit Mint have what you are looking for when it comes to hiring new staff. We pledge to improve the lives of our clients and candidates through excellence in recruitment - whether the role is for a Telemarketer or an Architect. No matter what your requirements are, we'd love to hear from you - so get in touch using the details here, or take advantage of our free customer parking and call in - we're just outside Peterborough city centre close to the A1.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 17 Church Walk, Peterborough, Cambs, PE1 2TP
  • Pro Drivers Team is a growing and forward looking agency offering drivers' services. Since its establishment, the agency has been pursuing an ambitious goal to meet each customer's expectations. We have earned our credibility with consistent, responsible high quality work, and price ratio.
    Coverage Peterborough
    • 48 Stagsden, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5RW
  • 121 Social Care is committed to raising the standard of temporary and permanent staff recruited for residential children's homes. 121 Social Care adopts a robust selection process and introductory training programme offering 30 years of hands on experience working with children and young people to our clients.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • The Oakleigh Suite, Peppercorn Close, Peterborough, Cambs, PE12DU
  • Recruiter tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    Many high street agencies in Peterborough are concentrated to the south of the Queensgate shopping centre, off Cowgate and Priestgate. There are a number of car parks around this area, and users can expect to pay between £2-3 for 2 hours parking. A popular option for parking here is the Queensgate Centre, which is located at Bourges Blvd, PE1 1NT.

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  • We have specialist consultants for sales, engineering / technical, education, IT and commercial / office. We aim to save our clients both time and money and offer an honest and professional approach to recruiting. Mana will make your recruiting a simple and effective process for all perm/temp/contract roles.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Mana House, Meadow Road, Peakirk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7NX
  • Whatever you are looking for, Interaction can help you to find it. We recruit for permanent, temp and contract vacancies right across the Peterborough area, and the excellence of our practices has been recognised on a national level - being named as the UK's number 1 general recruiter. Whether you want a Kitchen Assistant in Woodston or a Primary School Teacher in Wisbech, our team can find the people that you are looking for. Contact us today, and let us know your requirements - we're happy to help.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 8a Church Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB
  • Building flexible work forces nationwide, Swanstaff deliver strategic recruitment plans that are tailored to the demands of the Driving and Industrial markets. If you're suffering from a shortage of HGV Drivers or need to make a swift hire to combat changing production demands, Swanstaff can attract the leading professionals in your area. Filling permanent, temp or contract vacancies, we are members of the ALP and hold a Gangmasters license.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Stuart House, East Wing, St Johns Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5DD
  • Jobseeker tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    A major area of employment in Peterborough is Fengate, which contains an industrial estate known as Eastern Industry. Amongst the employers located here are Peterborough Power Station which is gas-fired.

  • At Swanstaff, we understand the demands placed on the Care sectors and can supply the flexible professionals required to maintain a high standard of service. Working with national and local Care providers, our dedicated team offer exceptional staffing solutions from a network of nationwide branches. Sourcing qualified staff including Social Workers, Doctors, Nurses, Support Workers and HCAs, we facilitate hires for the Public and Private sectors.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Stuart House, East Wing, St Johns Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5DD
  • Interaction Construction Peterborough is a specialist division of one of the largest recruiters in the UK. As a CHAS-accredited agency, we supply businesses with high-quality candidates, whether on a temp, permanent, or contract basis. We take pride in what we do - and whether you are looking for a Labourer, Roofer, or Shopfitter, we will match you to people who will succeed working for your organisation. Get in touch today and you'll be one step closer to finding the staff you need.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 8a Church Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB
  • Interaction Driving was founded in 1990, and operates on a nationwide basis, supplying our clients with the high-quality personnel they need. Our Peterborough branch - conveniently located near to St John the Baptist Church in the city centre, is your source for drivers of HGVs, LGVs, Couriers, Driving Instructors and more. Our expert team are ready to fill your vacancy - so get in touch today and experience our award-winning service.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 8a Church Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB
  • Jobseeker tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    In 2011, 27.2% of Peterborough's employed population commuted between 2 and 5 km to work. On the whole, commutes in the city were relatively short, with 69% of the working population travelling less than 20 km.

  • Named as the UK's number one general recruiter by Recruiter Magazine, Interaction Recruitment is an industry-leading organisation. Our specialist Peterborough Finance team can bring this expertise to you at a local level - recruiting for roles such as Accounts Assistant, Payroll Clerk, and VAT Manager - then matching you with exactly the type of candidate that you are looking for. Working with everything from blue chip companies to SMEs, you can be assured that our service is second to none.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 8a Church Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB
  • Interaction Commercial Peterborough are your local experts when it comes to finding quality candidates for roles including Secretary, Marketing Assistant and Media Sales Executive. Named as the UK's number one general recruiter, we offer our clients a fully customised service that is designed to reach far beyond your expectations. Get in touch, and find out the difference that Interaction can make to your hiring process.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 8a Church Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB
  • From FTSE 100 blue chips to small and medium-sized local businesses, Interaction IT Recruitment has the power to deliver the staff you need in order for your business to grow and succeed. Our Peterborough team have a track record of delivering excellence in IT recruitment, and we would like to apply that to your vacancy. No matter the role you're trying to fill, we can help you take on people with all the right skills.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 8a Church Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB
  • At Interaction Industrial Peterborough, we aim to match you with the very best people for the job - whether they are Warehouse Operatives, Maintenance Fitters, or Security Guards. Speak to our specialist team face to face at our offices opposite St John the Baptist Church in Peterborough, or use the details here to contact us by telephone / email. Our aim is to fully understand your vacancy, allowing us to select only the most qualified candidates for short-listing.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 8a Church Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB

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