Recruitment Agencies based in Shropshire, Welsh Borders, UK
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CTC Recruitment - The Arboricultural Specialists
Pinnacle (Recruitment) Solutions Ltd
Tara Professional Recruitment
Vital Recruitment UK
Robinson Toms Recruitment - Finance and Leasing professionals
Burman Consulting Ltd
Temps On Call
Insight Recruitment Consultants
Blue Orchid Recruitment
Manesis Search and Selection
Working Solutions (Mercia)
The BlackCat Talent Co
KPA Recruitment Ltd
Red Recruitment Solutions
Pertemps Office & Professional
Tudor Employment Agency
TCS Recruitment UK
Hays Office & Admin
The Best Connection
Proactive Personnel Ltd
Popular industry sectors in Shropshire
The county of Shropshire is situated in the West Midlands, and lies next to the Welsh, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire county borders. Its key towns include Shrewsbury, Telford, Oswestry, Bridgnorth, and Ludlow, and the estimated population (as of 2010) is 293,400.
Economic overview and salaries
There are almost 13,000 active businesses in the county, and start-ups benefit from high levels of survival compared to the national and regional averages. Shropshire also enjoys a lower-than-average unemployment rate of just 2.6%.
The median weekly wage for a full-time member of staff is £492.10, which is £11 less than the national average.
Key industries and employers
Most of the city's residents are employed in the wholesale and retail sector (16.1%), human health and social work (13.7%), manufacturing (10%), education (10%), and construction (8.3%). Most recruitment agencies report they advertise job vacancies within these sectors on a regular basis.
Whilst Shropshire's economy was traditionally based around agriculture, it is now far more service-oriented. The town of Shrewsbury enjoys a healthy income from tourism, and there many opportunities for employment both here, and in industry-based towns like Telford, Whitchurch, Oswestry, and Market Drayton. Major employers include Muller Dairy UK Ltd, the Royal Air Force, PDSA, ABP, Greendale, Kerry Ingredients, and the county council.