Recruitment Agencies based in Wales, UK

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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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Affinity Education

Industries covered: Education

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

Trade Spec Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction

Avalon Country House, Llandderfel, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7HT

Nos Da Healthcare

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

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

Sosban Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Driving, Industrial

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

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

Recruit 2 Schools

Industries covered: Education

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

QiStaff

Industries covered: Personnel / HR

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

Pier Consulting

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering

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

New Directions Recruitment

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

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

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

Time 4 Recruitment

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

167 Broadway, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 1QH

prosperIS Recruitment

Industries covered: Engineering, IT, Marketing, Digital

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

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

Petrie Recruitment

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

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

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

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

RECRUIT4STAFF

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Engineering, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Science

Unit 8b Elmwood, Plas Action Road, Pandy Business Park, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL11 2UD
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

Driver Hire Nationwide

Industries covered: Driving, Logistics

10a, Henley House, Aztec Business Centre, The Queensway, Fforestfach, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA5 4DJ
Plus 1 additional office location

MPS Education

Industries covered: Education

MPS Education, Canolfan Gorseinon Centre, Millers Drive, Gorseinon, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA4 4QN
Plus 1 additional office location


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