Recruitment Agencies based in Wales, UK

We have 193 Recruitment Agencies based in Wales and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area.
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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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Kinetic Plc

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

29F Station Road Queensferry, Deeside, Flintshire, CH5 1SU

Hoop Recruitment Limited

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Defence, Education, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Social Care

Henley House, The Queensway, Fforestfach, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA5 4DJ

Red Berry Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Engineering, Industrial, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Media, PR, Retail, Sales

Brunel House, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 0HA

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Smart Solutions Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Industrial, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Purchasing, Sales

11 Orchard Street, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 5AS

Supply Desk

Industries covered: Education

Albion House, Ground Floor, Oxford Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF15 7TR

Michael Page Logistics

Industries covered: Logistics

2nd Floor Churchill House Churchill Way, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 2HH

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain

Industries covered: Logistics, Purchasing

2nd Floor Churchill House Churchill Way, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 2HH

Sevacare

Industries covered: Social Care

Thomas House 9 Victoria Street, Cwmbran, Gwent, NP44 3JS

BRC

Industries covered: Automotive, Construction, Engineering, Health Care, Property, Social Care

2nd Floor, Westgate House, Womanby Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1BR

Arc Recruitment

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality

Cardiff Business Technology Centre, Senghennydd Road, Cathays, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 4AY

Teacher Active

Industries covered: Education

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

CCA Recruitment Group

Industries covered: Call Centre / Customer Service

Capital Tower Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3AG

Options Resourcing

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Electronics, Engineering, Facilities Management, Personnel / HR, Marketing, Purchasing, Sales

The Maltings, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff Bay, 48 Queen Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 5EA

Wheale Thomas Holdings PLC

Industries covered: Executive / Management, Headhunting

15th Floor Brunel House 2 Fitzalan Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 0EB

Monarch Education

Industries covered: Education

Greenfield Business Centre Coast Road Greenfield, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7GR

Match Options

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

2 Fitzalan Road, Brunel House, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 0EB

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

Industries covered: Engineering, Manufacturing / Production

2nd Floor Churchill House Churchill Way, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 2HH

Network Healthcare

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

Unit 1, Venture Wales Merthyr Industrial Park Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF48 4DR

Sphere Solutions

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Rail, Retail

The Post House, Adelaide Street, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 1SB

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


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