Letchworth Garden City (or simply Letchworth), is a town located in Hertfordshire, east England. In 2011, the town reported a population of 33,249. Formed as the first of Ebenezer Howard's garden cities in 1899, Letchworth also became famous for being the home of the UK's very first roundabout.
Set around 20 miles north of the M25, Letchworth enjoys an enviable economic position, and recruitment agencies are in high demand to assist employers in hiring staff. Agency Central lists a number of firms in Letchworth - and whether you are looking for a recruitment agency to fill a permanent, temp, or contract vacancy, there will be a firm which is suited to your needs. Use the search function below to generate a list of suitable agencies, and contact them using the details provided.
North-east Hertfordshire had a benefit claimant rate of 2.4% in April 2013 - lower than the 3% average for the east of England that year. The north Hertfordshire area is known for its large number of white collar jobs - and this is reflected in education statistics for the region. In 2011, 22.6% (23,160) of North Herts residents had at least one degree - 5.4% more than the average for England and Wales that year. This is indicative of a relatively highly-educated workforce. House prices are also reasonably high in the area.
The industry profile for North Hertfordshire is fairly standard for a large town within easy commuting distance of London. White collar professions dominate - with the Professional, Scientific and Technical Sector ranking highly in the 2011 Census, providing 9.3% (6,032) of residents with employment. This was 2.7% above the average for England and Wales that year. More unusually for the region, Manufacturing sectors were also represented heavily in Letchworth - with High Tech and Chemical manufacturing both relatively strong.
Many companies recruit within Letchworth, and major employers include Alliance Healthcare, construction firm Willmott Dixon, Tyco Safety Products, and Titan Logistics.