HGV recruitment agency listing

A heavy goods vehicle(HGV) is the usual form of transport used in haulage and distribution in the UK. Driving these vehicles requires specialist training and a particular licence.

Most people fund their own training and assessment before qualifying as an HGV driver. Candidates must be over 18 and hold a driving licence with a category B provision to be considered for training. Only those candidates with a category C+E provision on their licence will be eligible for the majority of HGV vacancies, however. Most employers will carry out a criminal record check as part of the recruitment process, and some will only consider those applicants who have been driving professionally for a minimum of three years.

The role of an HGV driver is intrinsically lonely, so candidates should be prepared for this. The health and safety laws pertaining to driving need to be fully understood, and a driver's understanding of these rules may be checked during the interview process. Recruitment agencies have many employment opportunities for experienced drivers, but many of them are on a self-employed basis.

Junior driving staff can expect a starting salary of between £17,000 and £20,000, but experienced drivers handling the very largest vehicles can make up to £40,000 per year.

 
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  • Revolution Driver Recruitment Solutions are a specialist agency focused on placing exemplary driving professionals into positions across the Midlands area. We typically source HGV and LGV drivers for some of the county's largest companies, building long term relationships that enable us to deliver quality candidates time and time again. All personnel complete a detailed assessment process to make certain that they adhere to our high standards.
    Coverage Midlands
    • 1 Eastlands Court Business Centre, St Peters Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3QP
  • Taking a professional and cost-friendly approach to recruitment, Multi Trades work nationwide and are able to address all positions within the Driving sector. Candidates are sourced via industry networking, social media and our own extensive database before being subjected to an interview process that guarantees they're of the highest calibre. We typically recruit LGV, HGV and 7.5 tonne drivers for permanent, temporary and contract roles.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • With a database of more than 20K LGV/HGV professionals, Haul-It Nationwide offer a specialist and competitive service to our Driving clients across the country. Supplying everything from ADR to Container Drivers, our service is friendly on time and cost with our flexible fees guaranteeing that you receive the right solutions for your company. We can manage every step of the process, tailoring our offering to fit exactly to your business needs.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 14 Davy Court, Castle Mound Way, Central Park, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0UZ
  • Recruiter tip provided by Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    With a view to recruiting a HGV driver, employers should ensure that candidates hold a category C+E driving license that enables them to operate vehicles over 3.5 kg and with a trailer weighing more than 750 kg.

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  • Our expert driving division is an extension of the well renowned Berry Recruitment Group and specialises in sourcing all classes of HGV, ADR, moffet and lorry drivers for HGV driving positions. We work with leading organisations and can be trusted to recommend a quality shortlist of WTR and safety assessed workers for permanent or temporary UK vacancies. We are also available 24/7 to help fill last minute roles.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • Covering all HGV and LGV positions, Countrywide Driver Services provides honest and expert recruitment solutions to the UK Driving sector. Driving is a 24/7 business and that's why we're able to offer fully qualified candidates at any time, day or night. Our team has over three decades of experience within Haulage and Distribution, giving us the knowledge to help clients make exemplary hires for their permanent, temporary or contract vacancies.
    Coverage Throughout the UK.
    • New Garage, Mitton Road, Whalley, Lancashire, BB7 9JU
  • Wild Recruitment is able to supply drivers for all types of driving vacancies from HGV drivers to van drivers. We make sure all candidate have the necessary qualification and documentation and are CPC qualified as per recent legislation.
    Coverage Hampshire and Dorset
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • Suite 1, First Floor, Latimer House, 42-44 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BT
    • Technology House, 152 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 1LH
  • Jobseeker tip provided by Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    Working conditions are typically lonely with drivers expected to spend prolonged hours on the road. Candidates should also be prepared to spend time away from home with overnight stays possible on long journeys.

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  • If you're looking to recruit or find HGV Agency work whether it's on a temporary or permanent basis then CMD Recruitment is here to help. We have an excellent track record of providing suitable roles and candidates to businesses and individuals alike. We are always looking for reliable, experienced Contract Drivers to fulfil Driving Vacancies in all classes.
    Coverage South West
    • Unit 5 Fourbrooks Business Park, Maundrell Road, Porte Marsh Industrial Estate, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9PP
    • 13 Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HT
  • We supply the right staff for the right job, and are aim is to get this right every time. The HGV1/2 drivers that we have on our books, have all had written test, licence checks with the DVLA and all have had an face to face interview.
    Coverage Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes.
    • First Floor, Thrift House, 60c Oxford Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 4JJ
  • Our specialist driving division at QuickTemp is a 24 Hour Service. We supply all levels of drivers from van drivers to HGV drivers on both a temporary or permanent basis. We have access to a large database of qualified drivers servicing the whole of the UK.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • NWS House, 1 High Street, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2AF
  • Recruiter tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    Candidates looking to progress in the driving industry should be aware that many driving recruitment agencies will offer on-going training including CPC training, Taco graph, ADR certification in order to meet the demand of the industry.

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  • To supply quality staff both temporary and permanent, for a variety of roles in numerous sectors whilst specialising in the Industrial, Marine, Engineering, Construction sectors. These staff will be both cost effective and motivated to achieve all client's requirements, we primarily supply personnel to the North East of Scotland but we operate both nationwide and globally.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 141 Crown Street, Aberdeen, Grampian, AB11 6HP
  • Pure Staff are a dependable Midlands based agency who specialise in supplying quality HGV, LGV, PCV and 7.5 Tonne drivers for our clients within the Driving sector. From our offices in Birmingham, Worcester and Bilston, we deliver a personal and flexible service when recommending all classes of drivers for permanent or temporary positions. Pure Staff are ISO 9001 accredited and AWR compliant.
    Coverage The Midlands and Welsh Borders
    • 8 Lowesmoor Wharf, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2RS
    • Office 8, Oxford Street Industrial Park, Vulcan Road, Wolverhampton, Bilston, West Midlands, WV14 7LF
    • The Chamberlain Building, 36 Frederick Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3HN

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HGV Salary Rates
Low Pay:£18,000
Medium Pay:£22,913
High Pay:£29,250
6 Month Change:Down 3.4%
Sample Size:5,150
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Average HGV Salaries by Region
Scotland
£23k
North East
£22k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£22k
Midlands
£24k
East Anglia
£23k
London
£25k
Home Counties
£25k
South East
£23k
South West
£23k
Welsh Borders
£21k
Wales
£24k
North West
£23k
Northern
Ireland

£22k
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