Recruitment Agencies in Lancaster, Lancashire, North West

Lancaster has long been viewed as the cultural, commercial and economic heartbeat of Lancashire.

Situated on the River Lune and with a population of around 45,000, Lancaster grew up around the canal and port, becoming a key trading post to export textiles and even slaves to West Africa during the 18th century.

During the industrial revolution the manufacture of cotton was a crucial part of the region's economy but as that sector has faded, the service industry has grown to become the biggest source of employment for local staff.

Recruitment agencies will also seek to place candidates in the manufacturing sector, with chemical plants, paper production and textiles still responsible for many jobs in the area, thanks to companies such as Canon Hygiene.

Key industries and employers

It is, however, the public sector that employs the most staff in the area, with the headquarters of Lancashire County Council based in the city and the University of Lancaster employing almost 7,000 people alone. Indeed, more than a third of Lancaster's working population is employed in the public sector, with the city's two NHS hospitals employing around 900 staff.

Recruitment agencies will also have positions in the retail sector, with a buoyant high street and strong student population, ensuring restaurants, bars and nightclubs are always looking for staff. Tourism will also provide a strong part of the local economy, accounting for around 1 in 10 jobs in the area.

Economic overview and salaries

Unemployment has, however, risen in the area in recent years, increasing by 1% to 4.4% in 2012, above the national average. The average weekly pay in the area is, however, a competitive £469 per week.

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Intec (UK) Ltd

Established 30 years ago by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver recruitment and project solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Construction, Rail and Aerospace Sectors working for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors serving the UK, European & Global markets.
Coverage  UK Wide & Global
Brunel House, 9 Penrod Way, Heysham, Lancashire, LA3 2UZ
C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Shell Manufacturing Complex, Tenko Building, Oil Sites Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4HB C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, 9 Bowesfield Crescent, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS18 3BL C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Lyndsey Oil Refinery, P.O. Box 85, Grimsby, Stallingsborough, North East Lincolnshire, DN40 3LW C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, 3 Jacknell Road, Dodswell's Bridge Industrial Estate, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3BS Unit T, Old Station Yard, Oxford Road, Marton, Warwickshire, CV23 9RU C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Ineos Site Contractors Compound, Grangemouth, Falkirk, FK3 9UQ Westmains Industrial Estate, Grangemouth, Central, FK3 8YE C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Unit 4, Bennet Court, Bennet Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0QX St Davids Square, Westferry Road, Island Gardens, Canary Wharf, London, E14 3WA C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Unit 2, Brinell Way, Harfrey's Industrial Estate, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 0LU Wellheads Way, Aberdeen, Grampian, AB21 7GD C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Coryton Refinery, The Manorway, Coryton, Essex, SS17 9LL
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