Derby is located in the industrially driven East Midlands, on the banks of the River Derwent in South Derbyshire. With a population of 248,900, the area, like most in the Midlands, is struggling to pull through the recent economic downturn. With about 4.8% of residents without work, its unemployment levels are above the national average of 3.7%. A median weekly income of £493.40 lags slightly behind much of Great Britain. Reflected in the region's relatively high percentages of skilled trade and secretarial staff, the Derby's education levels are below average, and while 27.3% have attained an NVQ4 or higher, more than 13% have no academic qualifications. The public sector accounts for 29% of jobs in Derby, while the finance and IT sector provides work for about one-fifth of all employees. Another 18% work in manufacturing, 20% in leisure, and 6.2% in tourism. The Rolls Royce Civil Aerospace plant, which recently renewed its contract, is a major supporter of the local economy. Toyota (with 22,000 employees in Derby), Bombardier, EGG Prudential Banking, and Balfour Beatty are amongst the region's top employers. There are also 28,000 jobs in customer service positions for local telecom and banking companies, and recruitment agencies say opportunities in this rising sector have been steadily increasing.
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We are an ISO/REC certified agency offering a personalised service tailored to our clients’ needs. Our expert team consists of both industry and recruitment specialists, and our in-depth interview procedure ensures we always provide the highest quality candidates, whether from the UK, abroad or ex-pats.
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Commercial House, Great Northern Court, Great Northern Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1LR
JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
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Century House, 13 St. James Court, Friar Gate, Derby, East Midlands, Derbyshire, DE1 1BT
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1st Floor Victoria House St Peters Churchyard, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1NN
Over the past two decades we have delivered a high quality recruitment service to businesses throughout the East Midlands. We are an extension to our clients business, ensuring that whatever their needs or plans we will be there to help them achieve their aims. As our name suggests providing a “Quality Service” is the main objective of a business that has based its philosophy upon honesty and integrity.
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Room 9, The College Business Centre, Uttoxeter New Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 3WZ