Newton Abbot recruitment agencies - Agency Central
Newton Abbot lies within the Teignbridge district of south Devon in England. Its been a market town since the 1300s, and has since developed into a bustling destination for businesses and tourists alike. The town is famous for its racecourse which dates back to 1866, and plays host to a variety of events other than horse-racing like car boot sales, conferences, and antiques fairs.
There are several reputable single and multi-branch recruitment agencies in the local area, offering a wide variety of employment opportunities within Newton Abbot and the neighbouring areas. These include specialist recruiters covering the healthcare, education and catering/hospitality industries.
Key employment in Newton Abbot
The population is around 25,000 and 14.3% of working-age residents possess higher level qualifications. Just over 9% of the towns inhabitants are self-employed, and 12% of the workforce are employed in managerial and senior staff roles. The average household income is £25,444.
The major employment sectors are wholesale / retail (21.8%), health and social care (12.9%), and manufacturing (14.2).
Newton Abbot’s indoor and outdoor markets offer a variety of full-time, part-time and temporary opportunities for retail and catering staff. There are numerous high street and independent local shops in the area, and Austins Department Store is also a large local employer.
It has been reported that the town's economy is bucking the national trend, with shop vacancy rates and footfall in Newton Abbot being much better than the national average. With this in mind, plus the fact that the town is situated so close to other key employment locations like Exeter and Plymouth, recruitment agencies believe that job-seekers will find Newton Abbot full of possibilities.
Elsewhere, Newton Abbot’s ball clay industry is a major contributor to its economy, thanks to Devon’s natural clay resources. Local clay is transported to Teignmouth by articulated lorry, so that it can be exported by ship.
The area is also home to a large number of business parks at locations like Decoy, Wharf Road, Brunel, and Bradley Lane.
Where can you find recruitment agencies?
Newton Abbot Railway Station is served by both local and long-distance train services. The town’s recruitment agencies are located within a 1 mile radius of the railway station. Regular local bus links are also available.
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