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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  • iMultiply Resourcing are a specialist accountancy and finance recruitment consultancy which is focused on delivering exemplary customer service to SMEs, entrepreneurial and not for profit organisations across the central belt of Scotland.
    Coverage Central Belt of Scotland
    • Hopetoun Gate, 8B McDonald Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH7 4LZ
  • The Advocate Group are a Search and Selection recruitment consultancy matching leading industry names with exceptional candidates across all specialist, middle & senior level roles both nationally and internationally. Combining our expansive divisional reach with our multi-function expertise, we deliver full circle strategic solutions across all horizontal and vertical markets to support business wide growth.
    Coverage National, International and Global Service
    • 1 St Colme Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 6AA
  • With over 25 years experience in recruitment, we hold excellent testimonials from clients for helping fill difficult and challenging senior positions. Covering permanent and contract/interim roles, we are a trusted recruitment partner and are able to support for ad-hoc contingency and as a preferred supplier for businesses throughout the UK and international locations. Contact us for full details.
    Coverage UK , Europe and International
    • 40 Ashley Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH11 1RY
  • 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
  • As an established recruitment specialist, we're the chosen recruitment partner for many of the UK's leading retail, hospitality, contract catering and facilities management companies. Detail2Group can help you make the right choice when it comes to furthering your career. We are passionate about delivering fantastic service, giving quality job advice and support. We are committed to matching the right candidates with the right vacancies..
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Hudson House, 8 Albany Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3QB
  • Recruiting operatives, tradesmen, designers and managers working in Construction and Property within the built environment.
    Coverage Throughout Scotland and the North East of England
    • 100 Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH6 6JJ

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