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.

11 Recruitment Agencies found in Peterborough

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Recruit Mint Ltd

With over 70 years experience in recruitment, Recruit Mint understand that a perfect match between candidate and post is as important as any business plan. Whether you're in the commercial, technical or industrial sectors, we go the extra mile to find the right fit - which means less time wasted and better staff retention. With offices in Peterborough and Huntingdon, improving lives is our goal, for the employer and the jobseeker.

60 mile radius of Peterborough
  • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA


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.

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  • The Oakleigh Suite, Peppercorn Close, Peterborough, Cambs, PE12DU

Swanstaff Recruitment

Empowering People with Opportunities Established since 1997, Swanstaff is an award winning independent recruitment company, dedicated to raising the standards within our industry. Our ethical values are the core of our organisation and are reflected in all that we do. We are passionate about people; our clients, our candidates, the services we provide and our commitment to our core purpose.

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  • Stuart House, East Wing, St Johns Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5DD

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.

Interaction Commercial Recruitment

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.

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  • 8a Church Street,                                , Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB

Interaction Industrial Recruitment

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.

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  • 8a Church Street,                                , Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB

Interaction Recruitment

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.

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  • 8a Church Street,                     , Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB

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.

Mana Resourcing Ltd

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.

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  • Mana House, Meadow Road, Peakirk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7NX

Interaction Construction Recruitment

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.

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  • 8a Church Street,                             , Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB

Interaction Driving Recruitment

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.

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  • 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.

Interaction Finance Recruitment

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.

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  • 8a Church Street,                            , Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB