Recruitment Agencies in Blackburn, Lancashire, North West

Blackburn is located in Lancashire, on the northwest coast of Great Britain about 20 miles north of Manchester. Its economy was once supported by a bustling textile industry, and the area is widely known for wool and cotton weaving. But the past decades have seen the textile industry all but vanish in Blackburn, and the region is now home to the a 9.9% unemployment rate in 2012.

So in an effort to change this, a recent multi-million pound economic stimulus project is now underway. By bringing a much-needed renovation to Blackburn's historic Church Street, local officials hope to revive the business district and boost tourism.
Providing thousands of employment opportunities in administration, healthcare, and education, the public sector employs over one third of the city. Manufacturing - predominantly in the aerospace industry - is also a significant economic force in the area. It staffs 14,000 jobs and accounts for roughly 22% of the workforce. Service and retail jobs employ a further 20%, and the IT and Finance sectors have experienced substantial growth in recent years. Local recruitment agencies report that the top employers are Blackburn College, BAE Systems, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, and the East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust. Lancashire's median annual income per household was about £31,000 in 2011.

 
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  • Central Recruitment is the specialist recruitment agency for jobs in Blackburn and throughout East Lancashire, with a 24 hour out of office service available for both recruiters and job candidates. We match job seekers to jobs in all areas industrial, commercial and engineering sectors, from production and warehouse workers to engineering and administration staff, with an unrivalled experience and knowledge of the needs of clients in the sector.
    Coverage North West
    • Unit 309, Daisyfield Mill, Appleby Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 3BL
  • Gold Recruitment Services is a friendly, independent recruitment agency based in Cheshire. We specialise in Engineering, Electronics, Industrial, Commercial, Security and Retail sectors; we offer a competitive pricing structure individually tailored to your company needs. Our candidates undergo face to face interviewing and a careful selection, followed by references and qualifications checks to match job specifications.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Suite 1 Blackburn Enterprise Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 3HQ

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