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Med-Co Recruitment

About Med-Co Recruitment

When there are so many locum agencies to choose from, why register with Med-Co? The answer is simple: We keep our promises and we treat our candidates as friends rather than commodities. Many of our candidates register with us as a result of a recommendation, and we work hard to ensure our high quality service is extended to each and every friend, new and old.

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Administration | Health Care | Social Care
Covers: England and Wales | Contract, Part Time, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £100k

Med-Co Recruitment, Ground Floor, Riverside Centre, Pipehouse Wharf, Morfa Road, Swansea, SA1 2EN

Berry Recruitment - Office and Professional division

About Berry Recruitment - Office and Professional division

Recruiting expert staff across the Finance, Insurance, Legal, Marketing, Secretarial, Administrative and Consulting sectors, our specialist Commercial Division at Berry Recruitment is a trusted extension of businesses throughout the UK. From SMEs to blue chip nationals, our friendly consultants are committed to delivering unbeatable customer service when supplying personnel for all permanent, temporary or contract Commercial roles.

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Accounting & Finance | Administration | Banking | Charity | Consulting | Creative / Design | Call Centre / Customer Service | Executive / Management | Fashion | Government / Public Sector
Graduate | Personnel / HR | Information Industry | Insurance | Legal | Marketing | Market Research | Media | Multilingual & Language | Not-for-profit | PR | Printing & Publishing | Purchasing | Retail | Sales | Training / Learning | Shipping | Sport | Recreation & Leisure | Travel
Plus 20 additional industries

Covers: UK wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

Temple Court, 13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9HA
Plus 16 additional office locations

CRG TEC LTD

About CRG TEC LTD

Technology, Management, Business Process and skilled Recruitment specialist with a core focus on Fibre and Wireless Telecoms Network Build- IT - Software - Data & Analytics- Technology- Manufacturing - Engineering and Facilities Management on a Nationwide basis. If you’re looking for no nonsense, non salesy, honesty and results from your hiring process , then give us a call.

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Agriculture | Creative / Design | Defence | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Government / Public Sector | Graduate
Headhunting | Health & Safety | Information Industry | IT | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Project Management | Space & Satellite | Telecommunications | Energy / Renewable Energy | FMCG | Digital
Plus 12 additional industries

Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £100k+

Suite 114, Regus Business Centre, Falcon Drive, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF10 4RU
Plus 19 additional office locations

JSM Specialist Services Limited - Construction & Engineering Specialist

About JSM Specialist Services Limited - Construction & Engineering Specialist

JSM Specialist Services Ltd is an established agency within the recruitment sector specialising in construction (labours, multi traders, carpenters, etc) and engineering trades and labour (welders, pipefitters, mechanical fitters, riggers, etc) and site supervisory roles up to senior management positions. We feel our approach to these sectors define us from well established larger organisations who at times can forget individual needs.

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Accounting & Finance | Construction | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Facilities Management | Health & Safety | Housebuilding | Industrial | Pharmaceutical
Project Management | Property | Purchasing | Rail | Security | Energy / Renewable Energy
Plus 6 additional industries

Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k

Kemys Way, Swansea Enterprise Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA6 8QF
Plus 1 additional office location

Bailey Care Services

About Bailey Care Services

Bailey Care Services is an agency run by professionals from the Health and Social Care industry. It was formed in 1984 with 7 offices in total, Bailey Care Services operate from 6 of these offices working throughout the South West and East. BES is part of a larger Group known as Strategic Workforce Solutions that has a network of over 90 branches throughout the UK one of the largest providers of Industrial and driving staff in the UK.

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Health Care | Social Care
Covers: Wiltshire,Worthing,Eastbourne,Poole,Oxford,Newport | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

34 Bridge Street, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4AQ
Plus 5 additional office locations

Berry Recruitment - Driving Division

About Berry Recruitment - Driving Division

The Driving Division at Berry Recruitment specialises in recruiting Logistics and Transport professionals through an honest and professional service. We recruit document / qualification checked candidates for all categories of driving vacancies including 7.5 Tonne, 3.5 Tonne, HGV, LGV, ADR and van driver roles. We hold FTA accreditation and have played an important role in the development of the FTA's Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme.

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Driving | Logistics
Covers: UK wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

Temple Court, 13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9HA
Plus 15 additional office locations

Berry Recruitment - Industrial and GLA Division

About Berry Recruitment - Industrial and GLA Division

Through an ever growing reputation and solutions built around the needs of our clients, Berry Recruitment are effective industrial recruiters within areas such as agriculture, manufacturing, distribution and warehousing. We can supply candidates to fit all of your requirements including day, night and shift work as required.

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Industrial | Manufacturing / Production
Covers: UK wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

Temple Court, 13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9HA
Plus 17 additional office locations

IJA Consulting

Industries covered: Executive / Management

11 Well St. Ruthin, Ruthin, Flintshire, LL15 1AE

Agrecruiting Staff Ltd - Agricultural specialists

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37 Tonypandy House, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, SA61 2TY

MPS Crane Operators

Industries covered: Driving

Unit 2, Sovereign Court, Llantrisant Business Park, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan, CF72 8YX

MPS Education

Industries covered: Education

Unit 2, Sovereign Court, Sterling Drive, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan, CF72 8YX

MPS Industrial

Industries covered: Industrial

Unit 2 Sovereign Court, Sterling Drive, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan, CF72 8YX

Nightingales Nursing Recruitment Agency

Industries covered: Health Care

46 Upper Thomas Street, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF47 0BN

Richmond Nursing

Industries covered: Health Care

Delta Lakes Enterprise Centre, The Avenue, Llanelli, Dyfed, SA15 2DR

St.Thomas Recruitment

Industries covered: Health Care

68 Mansel Street, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 5TN

Mando Solutions

Industries covered: Construction

Unit 22c, Beacon Business Park, Caldicot, Gwent, NP26 5PY

Rosslyn Dental Agency

Industries covered: Health Care

11 Buzzard Close, Caldicot, Gwent, NP26 3UY

Accountancy Recruitment Wales

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance

Raglan House, Llantarnam Park, Cwmbran, Gwent, NP44 3AB

Recruit 2 Schools

Industries covered: Education

Bridgend Industrial Estate, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF31 3SH

Speed RMS

Industries covered: IT

The Malthouse, Regent Street, Llangollen, Flintshire, LL20 8HS

Swift Driver Recruitment

Industries covered: Driving

21 Caerleon Road, Newport, Gwent, NP19 7BU

IConsult Technical

Industries covered: Energy / Renewable Energy

2B Post Office Lane, Denbigh, Flintshire, LL16 3UL

TLC Nursing & Homecare Plus

Industries covered: Health Care

60 Pen Y Bryn, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL13 7HY

Affinity Education

Industries covered: Education

75 Eastgate, The Annexe, Cowbridge, South Glamorgan, CF71 7AA

Education Staffing Solutions

Industries covered: Education

Unit 1 Axis Court, Riverside Business Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA7 0AJ

E-Qual Recruitment

Industries covered: Education

No. 6 Dragon, 24 North Dock, Llanelli, Dyfed, SA15 2LF

Excell Supply

Industries covered: Education

Unit 17, Mold Business Park, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 1XP

Interim Lawyers

Industries covered: Legal

Ty Brith, Llandegla Road, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 4QX

TP Legal Recruitment

Industries covered: Legal

Derwen Bach, Glyndwr Road, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 4QX

Gardner Llewelyn Recruitment

Industries covered: Health Care

Sophia House, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF11 9LJ

Healthcare Staff Recruitment

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

95 Bowen Court, St.Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Flintshire, LL17 0JE

Jane Lewis

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

Unit 22, Ffordd Richard Davies, St Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Flintshire, LL17 0LJ

Penrhyn Williams Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering

102 Bowen Court St. Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Flintshire, LL17 0JE

Key Care & Support

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

48 Conwy Road, Colwyn Bay, Flintshire, LL29 7LD

S2 Recruitment

Industries covered: Executive / Management, IT

Carlton House, 68 Conway Road, Colwyn Bay, Flintshire, LL29 7LD

DGI Recruitment Specialists

Industries covered: IT, Project Management

17 Clos Gwastir, Castleview, Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan, CF83 1TD

New Directions Recruitment

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

1st Floor, Harlech Court, Bute Terrace, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 2FE

Nos Da Healthcare

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

7 Under Cardiff Road, Bargoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF81 8WZ

Pier Consulting

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering

Cardiff House, Cardiff Road, Barry, South Glamorgan, CF63 2AW

Pyramid Consultancy

Industries covered: Marketing, Printing & Publishing

3-5 Coleshill Street, Flint, Flintshire, CH6 5BQ

Castlegate Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Industrial

36-38 Newport Road, Caldicot, Gwent, NP26 4BQ

EGB Consulting (UK)

Industries covered: IT, Science

Raglan House, 6-8 William Brown Close, Cwmbran, Gwent, NP44 3AB

Absolute Recruitment (Newport)

Industries covered: Industrial, Rec 2 Rec

Caxton Chambers, Caxton Place, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4BN

Ancer Recruitment

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality, Food & Drink

68 Mansel Street, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 5TN

Worldwide People

Industries covered: Banking, IT, Telecommunications

Tir Bach, Rhosfach, Clynderwen, Dyfed, SA66 7SH

24.7 Recruitment Services

Industries covered: Driving, Industrial, Logistics

Oakwood House, Blackwood Business Park, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL13 9UG

Elevate Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Financial Services, IT

First Floor, Pembroke House, Ellice Way, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL13 7YT

Sosban Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Driving, Industrial

Celtic Trade Park, Bruce Road, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA5 4EP

Expert Group UK

Industries covered: Construction, Driving, Industrial

Unit 51, Third Avenue, Deeside, Flintshire, CH5 2LA

Involve Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Health Care

Unit C, Upper Boat Business Centre, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, CF37 5BP

Education Supply Pool

Industries covered: Administration, Education, Multilingual & Language

Education Supply Pool, Centre For Business, Orion Suite, Enterprise Way, Newport, Gwent, NP20 2AQ

G&T Associate Services Ltd

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing / Production

Unit 5, Tawe Business Village, Enterprise Park, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA7 9LA

Linea Resourcing

Industries covered: Engineering, Executive / Management, IT, Manufacturing / Production

76 Excalibur House, Newport, Gwent, NP18 2HJ

prosperIS Recruitment

Industries covered: Engineering, IT, Marketing, Digital

3 Dorset Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF11 6PS

Rockfield Specialist Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Engineering, Food & Drink, IT

Singleton Court Business Park, Wonastow Road, Monmouth, Gwent, NP25 5JA

Time 4 Recruitment

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Engineering, Industrial

167 Broadway, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 1QH

CSA Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Industrial, Manufacturing / Production, FMCG

CSA Recruitment, Llanelli Gate Business Park, Dafen, Llanelli, Dyfed, SA14 8LQ

Focused Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Engineering, Industrial, Manufacturing / Production

Business And Technology Centre, Tredomen Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF82 7FN

MIT Recruitment

Industries covered: Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, IT, Rec 2 Rec, Sales

Birch House, Business Centre, Hen Lon Parcwr, Ruthin, Flintshire, LL15 1NA

Staff 247

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Health Care, Industrial, Social Care

Unit 6, Torfaen Busines Centre, Panteg Way, Pontypool, Gwent, NP4 0LS

Zodiac Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Industrial

Upper Floors, 21 Walters Road, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 5NQ

Atlantic Resource

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Health Care, Manufacturing / Production

Womanby House, Jones Court, Womanby Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1BR

M-Tech Europe

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, IT, Legal, Pharmaceutical, Science, Telecommunications

Unit 32 Llys Edmund Prys, St. Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Flintshire, LL17 0JA

Profession Direct

Industries covered: Executive / Management, Financial Services, Legal, Property, Sales, Tax

Caerphilly Business Park, Britannia House, Van Road, Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan, CF83 3GG

Merlin Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Driving, Industrial, Marketing, Sales

4-5 Beaufort Square, Chepstow, Gwent, NP16 5LG

Nu-Staff

Industries covered: Administration, Engineering, Executive / Management, Industrial, Marketing, Sales

Towngate Chambers, 18a Moor Street, Chepstow, Gwent, NP16 5DB

Petrie Recruitment

Industries covered: Creative / Design, Engineering, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Legal, Media

19 Newport Road Cardiff, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 0AA

RSD Technology

Industries covered: Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Health Care, Industrial, Social Care

Kingsway, Fforestfach, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA5 4DL

Alfa Staff

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality, Driving, Engineering, Food & Drink, Industrial, Project Management

31 Bridge Street, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4BH

Lucid Recruitment

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality, Engineering, Facilities Management, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Sales

Suite 2 Frazer Building, 126 Bute Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 5LE

Office Force Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Call Centre / Customer Service, Financial Services, Personnel / HR, IT, Telecommunications, Digital

97 Bowen Court, St.Asaph Business Park, St. Asaph, Flintshire, LL17 0JE

Revive Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, Marketing, Sales

Pulford Grange Chester Road Lavister, Nr Pulford, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL12 0DF

Diamond Recruitment Services

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Sales

2-3 Brynford Street, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7RD

Drake International

Industries covered: Domestic / Child Care, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Shipping

Princess House, Princess Way, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 3LW

QI Staff Solutions

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Consulting, Executive / Management, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Insurance

29a Russell Road, Rhyl, Flintshire, LL18 3BS

Star Fusion

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Engineering, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Purchasing

Tredomen Park, Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF82 7FN

Totec Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Construction, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing / Production, Sales, Energy / Renewable Energy, FMCG

Unit 1, Tawe Business Village, Phoenix Way, Enterprise Park, Llansamlet, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA7 9LA

Pure Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Creative / Design, Personnel / HR, Legal, Marketing, Media, Retail, Sales

Regus, Falcon Drive, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4RU

Absolute Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Electronics, Engineering, Health Care, Insurance, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Sales

Caxton Chambers, Caxton Place, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4BN

Reigs Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Construction, Driving, Education, Engineering, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Marketing, Sales

70 Bridge Street, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4AQ

One Consulting

Industries covered: Aviation, Creative / Design, Defence, Electronics, Executive / Management, Financial Services, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, Industrial, Insurance, IT, Manufacturing / Production, Shipping, Telecommunications, Energy / Renewable Energy

Merlin House, Langstone Business Park, Newport, Gwent, NP18 2HJ

Vibe Recruit

Industries covered: Administration, Automotive, Aviation, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Engineering, Food & Drink, Industrial, Logistics, Pharmaceutical, Rail

Unit 3a Lakeside Court, Llantarnam Park, Cwmbran, Gwent, NP44 3GA

SCM Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Engineering, Financial Services, Personnel / HR, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, Sales, Science

Tredomen Business And Technology Centre, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF82 7FN

Sigma Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Executive / Management, Graduate, Health & Safety, Personnel / HR, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Purchasing, Science

Cardiff Bay Business Centre, Titan House, Lewis Road, Ocean Park, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 5BS

Work Wales

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Construction, Engineering, Executive / Management, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Sales

4 Pell Street, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 3ES

Adam Butler Consultancy

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Automotive, Banking, Call Centre / Customer Service, Executive / Management, Facilities Management, Financial Services, Headhunting, Personnel / HR, Insurance, Marketing, PR, Property, Retail, Sales, FMCG

Unit 14G, Old Marsh Farm Barns Welsh Road Sealand, Deeside, Flintshire, CH5 2LY

Enbarr Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Call Centre / Customer Service, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Pharmaceutical, Sales, Energy / Renewable Energy

62 Station Road, Queensferry, Deeside, Flintshire, CH5 1SR

Yolk Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Construction, Creative / Design, Engineering, Financial Services, IT, Marketing, Media, Rec 2 Rec, Retail, Sales

The Shell, Anchor Court, Keen Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 5JW

Candour Talent Ltd

Industries covered: Administration, Automotive, Aviation, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Sales

Access 465, Rassau, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, NP23 5SD

Foxwood Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, IT, Legal, Marketing, Rec 2 Rec, Sales

Foxwood Recruitment, The Estates Office, 25-26 Gold Tops, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4PG

Sitka Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Personnel / HR, Marketing

The Maltings, East Tyndall, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 5EZ

Sterling Staffing Solutions

Industries covered: Health Care

Ty Mair Abergele Road, Abergele, Flintshire, LL22 8EN

Valley Education

Industries covered: Education

Rabart House, 1st Floor Offices, Pontsarn Road, Pant Industrial Estate, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF48 2TN
Plus 1 additional office location

Permanent People

Industries covered: Rec 2 Rec

Head Office 3rd Floor, Capital Tower Business Centre, Capital Tower, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3AG
Plus 1 additional office location

Penguin Recruitment

Industries covered: Engineering, Sales

Penguin House, Walters Crescent, Mumbles, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA3 4BB
Plus 1 additional office location

Bluebell Specialist Support Ltd

Industries covered: Construction, Driving, Rail

30 Station Road, Llanelli, Dyfed, SA15 1AN
Plus 1 additional office location

Now Careers

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Construction, Personnel / HR, IT

1st Floor, 2 Columbus Walk, Waterfront 2000, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 4BY
Plus 1 additional office location

Hexagon Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Driving, Food & Drink, Industrial

48 Station Road, Deeside, Flintshire, CH5 1SX
Plus 1 additional office location

Recruitment Solutions Wales

Industries covered: Engineering, Health & Safety, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Logistics

Suite 11-12 Brecon House, Llantarnam Business Park, Cwmbran, Gwent, NP44 3AB
Plus 1 additional office location

NMS Recruit

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Financial Services, Personnel / HR, Marketing, Sales

Wilkinson Court, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL13 9AE
Plus 1 additional office location


More information

Coal mining and heavy industry used to be the mainstays of the Welsh economy, but the picture has changed completely over the past 30 years. The main source of employment in the country is now the public sector, which accounts for more than 31% of jobs, while manufacturing generates just 10.8%.

This in part explains why Wales has the lowest Gross Value Added of any region in the UK at £15,696 per person. However, there are some high-value sectors of the economy that continue to perform well and create jobs.

Key industries and employers

The Valero Energy oil refinery at Pembroke and Murco Milford Haven Refinery can process a combined 16.5 million tonnes of oil products a year, and contribute £4.2 billion to the country's annual exports. Tata Steel's plant at Port Talbot is a major employer and contributor to Wales's £1.2 billion metals exports, while Ford employs 2,000 people at its engine factory in Bridgend.

Despite this, recruitment agencies are far more likely to have vacancies in the services sector. Tourism is now worth around £4.7 billion a year to Wales and, as a result, 7.4% of the country's jobs are in the hospitality industry. The retail sector is also strong and its staff account for 14.5% of jobs, thanks in part to the success of Deeside-based frozen food chain Iceland.

The Welsh government's growth plan includes more support for tourism, along with improvements to the transport and digital infrastructure. It is hoped this will stimulate activity in the construction industry and attract more companies in high-value sectors, such as advanced materials and life sciences.

Salaries

In 2012, the median weekly income of full-time workers in Wales was £452.60, more than £50 below the UK average, while the unemployment rate was above average at 8.6%. Wages in Cardiff (£485.70) and Swansea (£470.50) were greater than in the rest of Wales, but the unemployment rate was also slightly higher.

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