Bishop's Stortford is an East Hertfordshire town steeped in history - having existed as a river crossing since Roman times. Nowadays, the town is home to around 38,202 people - many of whom commute into nearby London for work, either via the dedicated rail link to Liverpool Street Station and Tottenham Hale (which gives easy access to the Underground's Victoria Line), or via the M11 motorway. Bishop's Stortford is served by a number of recruitment agencies - many of which are listed on this page.
Given its commuter-friendly credentials, the economy of Bishop's Stortford is a healthy one, and as such is a good place to be whether you are looking for a job or seeking to employ candidates on a permanent, temporary, or contract basis. If you would like some professional assistance with your search from a Bishop's Stortford recruitment agency, then this page is a great way to find one to suit your requirements. Simply use the search bar to find a suitable agency, contact them using the details provided, and you will be well on the way.
Hertfordshire benefits from a higher than normal average disposable income - which was £19,441 per head in 2014 according to ONS statistics. This was considerably higher than the UK average at that time of £15,709, and indicates a thriving economy. This is also supported by statistics on benefit claimants in the area - with the Hertford and Stortford district's level of claimants at just 1.9% in April 2013 - lower than both the east of England average (3%) and the average for the UK in general (3.8%). Clearly the Bishop's Stortford economy suffers from no great lack of hiring employers.
The main industries which employers recruit within in the Bishop's Stortford area were revealed by the 2011 Census. This showed that East Hertfordshire had a largely white collar economy, with Professional, Scientific, and Technical activities; Financial and Insurance activities; and Information and Communication all above the averages for England and Wales.
Major employers in the area include Molton Brown and Alcohols Ltd - as well as a number of firms based at, or involved with the running of nearby Stansted Airport. Bishop's Stortford is also home to the Rhodes Arts Complex (which incorporates a cinema, theatre, dance studio and conference centre) as well as a variety of upmarket shopping options. As stated, many residents of the town commute into London each day - and this accounts for a good deal of the white collar employment in the area.