Formerly in the county of Middlesex, the town of Staines-Upon-Thames is located in the Surrey borough of Spelthorne. The town, which is more commonly referred to as Staines, is one of the UK's leading destinations for start-up businesses and benefits from its proximity to London. Recruitment agencies are therefore commonly approached to fill a range of permanent and temporary jobs.
Candidates and employers that are looking for a recruitment agency in Staines, will find agencies situated either side of the River Thames. The majority of local employment firms are located to the east of the river however, just a short distance from Staines Bridge. The area is home to both multi-sector and specialist staffing firms, with industries such as Construction and Sales being well-served.
The 2011 Census states that Staines has a population of 18,484. Unemployment in the town is low and earnings are typically higher than the majority of other areas in the UK. The average weekly earnings for residents in the Borough of Spelthorne is £632, a figure that will be determined by the employer, job role and terms of employment contract.
High Tech and Creative industries play a key role in local recruitment, as Staines is the base for firms such as Orckid Design & Marketing and Attenda. Staines is just a short distance from a number of universities, including Royal Holloway, University of London, meaning that an abundance of Education professionals are located here. This includes Teachers, Lecturers and Support Staff. The Energy and Healthcare sectors also provide career opportunities for local jobseekers.