Recruitment Agencies in Durham, County Durham, North East
Durham is the county town of County Durham in the north-east of England, lying to the north of Darlington, and south of Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, and Chester-le-Street. It is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites - the 11th century castle and Norman cathedral - and is also famous for its university, which consistently ranks towards the top of the Russell Group.
The population of Durham
The town has a population of around 65,500 and over 2,000 businesses, the majority of which employ ten or less staff. The average household income is £31,100, and a high proportion of Durham's residents work in Sales, Customer Service, Technical Positions, Elementary occupations, or are employed as process, plant and machine operatives. Only 3% of the town's population are unemployed.
Employers in Durham
Major employers in the area include Durham University (which employs 3,000 staff), Cummins, Nissan, Ikon GeoPressure, Thorn Lighting, the NHS Trust, and Durham Unitary Authority. There are also plenty of local and national businesses operating at the town's business parks. The town has a fast-growing Construction Industry, which has helped to create thousands of new jobs since 2000, and now represents 10% of the local workforce. Tourism is also key to the town's economy; generating approximately £165m each year.
Whether you are seeking employment in the Durham area, or trying to source the perfect candidate for a difficult to fill vacancy, this page is an easy way to find recruitment agencies in the area.
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