Recruitment Agencies in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

With a population of nearly half a million, Edinburgh is expanding four times faster than the rest of Scotland, and residents in this vibrant cultural centre report being amongst the happiest in the UK. The workforce here is primarily white collar, with finance, tourism, and healthcare providing the mainstays of the local job market. Worth about £11 billion annually, Edinburgh has the second strongest economy in the UK. Recruitment agencies claim jobs in banking and finance are found in particular abundance in Edinburgh, and account for roughly one-third of all employment opportunities in the city. The Royal Bank of Scotland, with a staff of more than 9,000, is the area's top employer. Lloyds, Standard Life, and Scottish Widows are also major employment providers. Edinburgh's public sector is quite large, though its importance to the economy is far less than in many other regions of the UK. NHS Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council support 12% of the workforce. Of course, tourism is another key factor in the job market here, and the 11 million annual visitors support some 30,000 jobs citywide. The city's population is also highly trained, and more than half of residents have attained NVQ4 or higher, far exceeding the national average of 32%. Only about 3% of Edinburgh claimed JSA in 2012, and the median weekly income here is £537.50.

 
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  • We are the leading, completely independent specialist agency, operational for over 10 years! Supplying temporary and permanent staff throughout the UK. We place great emphasis on client and operative partnerships to ensure quality of service.
    Coverage Scotland & North East
    • Westpoint, 4 Redheughs Rigg, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH12 9DQ
  • With over 25 years experience in recruitment, we hold excellent testimonials from clients in helping fill difficult and challenging senior positions to entry graduate roles. We are cross sector specialists, this opens up a wider talent pool for your vacancies. We provide personnel across the UK and Europe for interim/contracting and permanent positions. No upfront costs and we work to your recruitment specification. Contact us for details
    Coverage Scotland, England, Wales, Europe. International
    • 40 Ashley Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH11 1RY
  • You have a need. We have a solution. We're not your average agency, and as an independent business, we can make decisions based solely on your requirements and budget. We make it our priority to understand every aspect of your organisation and provide you with the best recruitment services possible. We are determined to prove to clients Konnect Recruitment Ltd is the way forward.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • SUITE 2, 5 ST VINCENT STREET, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND, EH3 6SW
  • Recruiter tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    The most frequent search for Recruitment Agencies in Edinburgh is in the Admin sector (10%), but it is the second placed Catering industry (7%) that shows Edinburgh as one of the main tourist hubs in the UK. Other popular searches for employers looking to recruit Edinburgh staff through agencies listed on the Agency Central website include Construction at 7% and IT, Healthcare and Sales all at 4%.

  • With one of Scotland's largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SME's to major multinational Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • We operate in a wide range of sectors such as Architecture, Building, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Surveying, Project Management, Labour & Trades. As a leading specialist recruitment agency, C&P Recruitment deal with major Contractors, Consultancies and Local Authority Sectors. We understand how time consuming and costly it can be to recruit the right staff.
    Coverage Throughout Scotland and the North East of England
    • 100 Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH6 6JJ

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