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 Specialists in Engineering and IT/ Technical recruitment, working in cross sector markets. Our consultants have the depth of knowledge, capability and specialism in these sectors. Providing personnel for temporary and permanent positions. We support across the whole of the UK. Ask about our Employer recruitment options that support your hiring process.
    Coverage UK wide, Europe, International
    • 24 Biggar Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH10 7BH
  • 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
  • As a market leading recruitment business with an in-depth knowledge of our specialist sectors, we work in strategic partnership with candidates and employers to deliver common goals with tenacity and integrity. Our areas of expertise are Financial and Executive Search and our knowledge in these areas is helping to make us one of the country's fastest growing specialist recruitment businesses.
    Coverage Central Belt of Scotland
    • Hopetoun Gate, 8B McDonald Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH7 4LZ
  • 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
  • Stafffinders was established in 1971 and is one of the oldest recruitment agencies in Scotland. For the past 46 years we have partnered high calibre-candidates with quality companies across a multitude of industries. At Stafffinders we believe that it comes down to having the right staff within your team. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for organisations and candidates through the matching of talent, ambition and culture.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 139 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4JY
  • At Connect Appointments we are a market leading recruitment firm that offers recruitment services within the temporary and permanent market for clients throughout Scotland & the North East of England. Our service is tailored to your needs covering most business sectors.
    Coverage Scotland & North East England
    • Suite 106, Westpoint, 4 Redheughs Rigg, South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ

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