Recruitment Agencies in Preston, Lancashire, North West

The cultural and administrative capital of Lancashire County, Preston is a fast growing economic centre of 140,000 on the River Ribble in North West England. Formerly dominated by a lucrative textile industry, Preston continues to be driven by manufacturing, which is quite uncommon for cities in the UK today. But Preston is one of the nation's most important producers of aerospace and defence technology. In fact, more than 56% of jobs in the area are aerospace or defence related, while 25% are in construction, and about one-fifth are positions in manufacturing. Engineering, healthcare, and education staff also account for significant portions of the workforce. Top local employers include BAE Systems (based in nearby Warton) and the Westinghouse Electric Company, which has a large nuclear plant in the region. In total, about one-third of the workforce is employed by the public sector, and the region shows an even distribution between blue-collar and white-collar positions. This career distribution is also reflected in Preston's education levels: 30% have attained NVQ4 or higher, while just under 20% have no academic qualifications. In 2012, unemployment was at just 3.4% while median weekly income was £433.40.

 
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8 Recruitment Agencies found in Preston
  • KTG Social Care

    A family business built on proven success within the health and Social Care Industry, A professional, dedicated team available 24/7 to attend to any staffing needs or emergency. We pride ourselves with being able to offer high calibre staff at the best prices. Donít compromise on quality, call us now.
    Coverage North West England
    • 1 Fishergate Court, Fishergate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 8QF
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire IT & Telecoms

    Bluefire IT & Telecoms are renowned industry recruiters and are leaders at supplying high quality technical professionals to national and local companies alike. Through a network of 30+ offices across the UK, we are able to address all permanent, temporary and contract roles in areas such as SEO, Programming, Development and IT Management. Our bespoke solutions are REC and ISO accredited with headhunting services available if necessary.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unit 5, Albert Edward House, The Pavillions, Aston-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YB
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire Engineering & Technical

    Bluefire are highly acclaimed recruiters for the Engineering and Technical sectors and specialise in Oil & Gas, Automotive and Chemical recruitment amongst others. Our nationwide spread of branches enables us to fill permanent, temporary and contract roles across the UK; utilising psychometric and skill tests to source the most suitable staff for employers. We are ISO / REC accredited and our consultants are experts within the engineering sector.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unit 5, Albert Edward House, The Pavillions, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YB
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Service Care - Legal Division

    Service Care Legal recruit for legal staff in all disciplines across the UK. We have experienced and trained specialised consultants who work in each area of law. 80% of our business is repeat business and we have a range of work open and offer highly competitive terms for our clients.
    Coverage UK, Europe and Worldwide
    • 1st Floor, Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire Human Resources

    Supported by a team of dedicated HR recruiters, Bluefire Human Resources is an award winning UK agency that specialises in placing the very best professionals into personnel vacancies nationwide. Typically recruiting HR Officers, Training Managers, Administrators and Advisors, our industry expert consultants can provide bespoke solutions for all HR staffing demands. Headhunting and skill-tests are also available.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unit 5, Albert Edward House, The Pavillions, Aston-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YB
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire Facilities Management

    Recruiting professionals from Management to Maintenance, the Facilities Management team at Bluefire Consulting provide an award winning service when placing FM personnel into permanent, temporary and contract roles. Our REC / ISO certified solutions are able to address In-House and Consultancy vacancies via a network of UK offices. We can supply Hard and Soft service personnel as well as psychometric tests and executive searches as required.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unit 5, Albert Edward House, The Pavillions, Aston-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2YB
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Service Care - Health & Social Care Division

    Service Care Solutions supply social work, residential / domiciliary care, healthcare and substance misuse staff into temporary and permanent vacancies across the UK. We have specialist consultants in all areas. We have a large pool of available workers at very competitive rates.
    Coverage UK -wide
    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Capita Education Resourcing

    Specialist education recruitment agency with offices nationwide.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Ground Floor, The Chambers, 53 Guildhall Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 3NU
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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