Watford is the name of both a town and a borough situated in Hertfordshire, south-east England. In 2011, the Borough of Watford had a population of 90,301. Situated inside the M25 motorway, and beside the M1, Watford boasts excellent transport links - including a station on the London Underground's Metropolitan line.
Watford has a strong economy, and recruitment agencies in the area find themselves in high demand. Consultants in Watford tend to be clustered in the centre of the town, around the A411 - but if you are searching for a recruitment agency, then this page represents an easy way to find one - whether you are an employer looking to hire temporary, permanent, or contract staff, or a candidate seeking that new job. Simply fill out the search box below, and our system will return a list of relevant agencies.
The Borough of Watford is highly educated in the sense that 21.9% (15,674) of its residents had at least one degree as of the 2011 Census. This was 4.7% higher than the average for England and Wales that year. Levels of unemployment were below the UK average (3.8%) in April 2013 at 3%.
Watford has an unusually technology-biased economy, which was demonstrated an Information and Communication Sector which was 2.4% larger than the England and Wales average in 2011 - employing 6.4% (3,034) of its residents. This perhaps underlines the importance of education in the area. The Transport and Storage Sector was also slightly above average at 6.2% (2,930) - 1.2% greater than the average for England and Wales. Major firms responsible for recruiting and employment in the Watford area include Vinci Construction, TK Maxx, Majestic Wines and Bright House -all of which have their head office in the town.