Recruitment Agencies in Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland

Livingston is a new town (built after World War II) in West Lothian, Scotland. It lies 30 miles east of Glasgow and 15 miles west of Edinburgh, and is bordered by the towns of Bathgate and Broxburn. Its the largest town in West Lothian, with an estimated population 63,160.

The town was created as part of the 1946 New Towns Act to help the overcrowding situation in nearby Glasgow. Others included Irvine, Cumbernauld, Glenrothes, and East Kilbride. People have been living in the area since 1966, and it is since become the third largest town in Scotland.

The ground where Livingston now sits was once used for oil shale mining, but since the 1960s, lighter industries have been attracted to the area, with many pharmaceutical and high-technology companies settling here. Major employers include Tesco (National distribution Centre), the National Health Service, BSkyB (call centre), which is the biggest private sector employer in the region.

The local unemployment rate is currently 4.2%, which is slightly lower than the Scottish average of 4.4%.. The average gross weekly wage is £479, and recruitment agencies consider the area a good place to work thanks to higher than average rates of economic activity for working-age people.

 
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  • Connect Appointments

    At Connect Appointments we are a market leading recruitment firm that offers permanent recruitment services as well as contract staffing solutions for clients throughout Scotland. Our service is tailored to your needs covering most business sectors.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    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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