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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Kare Plus

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

Canolfan Gorseinon Centre, Millers Drive, Gorseinon, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA4 4QN
Plus 3 additional office locations

Travail Employment Group

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Creative / Design, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Education, Engineering, Executive / Management, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Purchasing, Sales

16 Chalybeate Street, Aberystwyth, Dyfed, SY23 1HX
Plus 24 additional office locations

PMP Recruitment

Industries covered: Food & Drink, Industrial, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production

55 The Kingsway, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 5HQ
Plus 13 additional office locations

Randstad Care

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

Part 7th Floor, Capital Tower Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3AG
Plus 7 additional office locations

Brook Street

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Automotive, Catering and Hospitality, Call Centre / Customer Service, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Marketing, Media, PR, Property, Rec 2 Rec, Retail, Sales, Shipping

Unit 7, Hazeldine House, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JL
Plus 51 additional office locations

Randstad Business Support

Industries covered: Administration, Automotive, Call Centre / Customer Service, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Market Research, PR, Retail, Sales

Room 10, Llyn Felin Newydd, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA7 9FG
Plus 14 additional office locations

Michael Page Health, Safety, Environment

Industries covered: Environmental, Health & Safety

2nd Floor Churchill House Churchill Way, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 2HH
Plus 9 additional office locations

Anzuk Education

Industries covered: Education

Office 25, The Orion Suite, Newport, Gwent, NP20 2AQ
Plus 3 additional office locations

BMSL Group

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Rail

The Lodge, Innovation Centre, Ely Valley Business Park, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan, CF72 9ES
Plus 6 additional office locations

Page Personnel

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Financial Services, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Insurance, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Media, Pharmaceutical, Property, Retail, Sales, Telecommunications, Energy / Renewable Energy, FMCG

2nd Floor Churchill House Churchill Way, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 2HH
Plus 26 additional office locations

Gap personnel

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Health Care, Industrial, IT, Manufacturing / Production, Multilingual & Language, Sales, Training / Learning, FMCG

12 Charles Street, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL13 8BT
Plus 25 additional office locations

Recruit Right

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Facilities Management, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production

Unit 3 Wilkinson Court, Wilkinson Business Park, Wrexham, Flintshire, LL13 9AE
Plus 3 additional office locations

Michael Page Banking & Financial Services

Industries covered: Banking, Financial Services

2nd Floor Churchill House Churchill Way, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 2HH
Plus 6 additional office locations

Acorn Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Aviation, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Defence, Driving, Engineering, Executive / Management, Health Care, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Rail, Sales, Science, Energy / Renewable Energy, Digital

3 Orchard Street, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 5AG
Plus 24 additional office locations

Tinies

Industries covered: Child Care

18 Barnard Way Church Village Pontypridd, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, CF38 1DQ
Plus 18 additional office locations

Teaching Personnel

Industries covered: Education

33-35 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF11 9HA
Plus 24 additional office locations

Sevacare

Industries covered: Social Care

Thomas House 9 Victoria Street, Cwmbran, Gwent, NP44 3JS
Plus 9 additional office locations

Interserve Healthcare

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

Grosvenor House, Central Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 9TW
Plus 9 additional office locations

Siamo Recruitment

Industries covered: Automotive, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Government / Public Sector, Industrial, Manufacturing / Production, Retail

York House, 17 Kings Ave, Prestatyn, Flintshire, LL19 9AA
Plus 13 additional office locations

Dutton Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Logistics, Energy / Renewable Energy

Castle House 63-69 Cardiff Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF15 7RD
Plus 7 additional office locations


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