Recruitment Agencies in Bedford

Situated next to the River Great Ouse in Bedfordshire, Bedford is a proud county town and popular location for businesses and candidates. The town is surrounded by key economic areas such as Kempston, Cranfield and Elstow, creating a demand for recruitment agencies that are able to fill permanent and temporary jobs within these home counties based settlements.

Economic overview and salaries

Around 1.7% of the working population in Bedford are unemployed. This is higher than the UK average of 1.4% but higher than nearby Cranfield and Wixams. The average salary for Bedford is £29,258, which is slightly more than the £26,500 UK national average.

Key industries in the town

Bedford is historically a market town but has grown to become a key hub for technology based industries. This has been supported by custom centres such as Cranfield Technology Park and Millbrook. Despite this, the highest proportion of local staff are employed in health jobs, where nearly 14% of the workforce operate within organisations such as BMI The Manor Hospital and Bedford Hospital. Additionally, 12% of people work within the education sector and some of the largest employers include the University of Bedfordshire, Cranfield University and Bedford College. Other employment opportunities can be found in retail, finance and manufacturing.

Recruitment agencies in Bedford

There are a wide range of recruitment agencies that cover the Bedford, Kempston and Cranfield area. An agency that specialises in the local market will experience a large demand from businesses within teachinghealth and the growing digital sectors. Multi-industry agencies are also prevalent in these towns and might offer a wider selection of contacts and resources.

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We have 32 Recruitment Agencies based in Bedford and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.

Vector Recruitment Limited

We are an, innovative team of experienced consultants, specialising in the high technology market. We don't dilute our efforts by working in other sectors and all of us have an engineering or science background. We understand our market and the careers it can offer bright, ambitious people.
Coverage  UK Wide
The Innovation Centre, University Way, Cranfield Technology Park, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0BT

Shepherd Stubbs Ltd

Experienced, honest, professional, dedicated recruitment company. An independent company since 1988. We take time to build relationships with our customers and fully understand their requirements. We deliver a quality, bespoke recruitment service to our clients and candidates.
Coverage  Bedford, St Neots, Milton Keynes, Huntingdon
6a Stephenson Court, Fraser Road, Priory Business Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 3WJ
20 Market Square, St Neots, Cambs, PE19 2AF
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Tradeline Recruitment Ltd

Tradeline Recruitment is a specialist construction agency with over 50 years experience of supplying all levels of construction related personnel. Our main head office is based in Bedford and we also have regional offices in Oxford and London. We are able to supply staff on a nationwide basis although we predominantly deal with the Home Counties, London and Midlands areas.
Coverage  Home Counties / London / Midlands / Nationwide
21 Bedford Heights, Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PH
Manor Farm Buildings, Weston Road, Lewknor, Oxfordshire, OX49 5TU Kemp House, 152 City Road, London, Greater London, EC1V 2NX
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Alliance Consulting

Industries covered: Electronics, Engineering, IT, Science
Suite A2 Spaces Business Centre, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 8PL

BSS Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Executive / Management, Industrial, IT, Logistics, Sales
Victoria House 70A Tavistock Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2RP

Drs Direct

Industries covered: Health Care, IT, Social Care
Broadway House 4 6 The Broadway, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2TE

Educationline Recruitment

Industries covered: Education
21 Bedford Heights Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PH

Placing People

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Personnel / HR, Logistics, Rec 2 Rec
70 St. Loyes Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1EZ

Abacus Consulti

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance
38 Mill Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3HD

Graphein Recruitment

Industries covered: Creative / Design, Digital
38 Mill Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3HD

Pharma. Direct (UK & Europe)

Industries covered: Pharmaceutical
Harpur Suite Broadway House, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2TE

Quanta Contracts

Industries covered: Construction, Creative / Design, Engineering, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Marketing, Property, Sales
7 Stephenson Court Fraser Road Priory Business Park, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 3WJ

TL Placements

Industries covered: Construction
21 Bedford Heights, Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PH

Watton Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Electronics, Engineering, Logistics, Sales
Office 6, Viking Business Centre, 2 Caxton Road, Elms Farm, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 0HT

Access Europe HR

Industries covered: Personnel / HR
70b High Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1NN

Advancing People

Industries covered: IT, Multilingual & Language, Sales
Dombey Court Pilgrim Centre Brickhill Drive, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PZ

A.S Professional Services

Industries covered: Administration, Construction, Retail
Millfield House Miller Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9NZ

Dial4Care

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care
1st Floor Offices 5 Grove Place, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3JJ

DMS Computer Recruitment

Industries covered: Engineering, IT
23 Stanhope Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 8BU

Evolve Recruitment Bedford

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Driving, Personnel / HR, Marketing, Retail
33 Harpur Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1LA

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