Recruitment Agencies in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

With a population of nearly half a million, Edinburgh is expanding four times faster than the rest of Scotland, and residents in this vibrant cultural centre report being amongst the happiest in the UK. The workforce here is primarily white collar, with Finance, Tourism, and Healthcare providing the mainstays of the local job market.

Recruitment in Edinburgh

Worth about £11 billion annually, Edinburgh has the second strongest economy in the UK. Recruitment agencies claim jobs in Banking and Finance are found in particular abundance in Edinburgh, and account for roughly one-third of all employment opportunities in the city. The Royal Bank of Scotland, with a staff of more than 9,000, is the area's top employer. Lloyds, Standard Life, and Scottish Widows are also major employment providers.

Edinburgh's Public Sector is quite large, though its importance to the economy is far less than in many other regions of the UK. NHS Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council support 12% of the workforce. Tourism is another key factor in the job market here, and the 11 million annual visitors support some 30,000 jobs citywide. The city's population is also highly trained, and more than half of residents have attained NVQ4 or higher, far exceeding the national average of 32%. Only about 3% of Edinburgh claimed JSA in 2012, and the median weekly income here is £537.50.

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We have 6 Recruitment Agencies based in Edinburgh and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.

Construction & Property Recruitment

We operate in a wide range of sectors such as Architecture, Building, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Surveying, Project Management, Labour & Trades. As a leading specialist recruitment agency, C&P Recruitment deal with major Contractors, Consultancies and Local Authority Sectors. We understand how time consuming and costly it can be to recruit the right staff.
Coverage  Throughout Scotland and the North East of England
100 Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH6 6JJ
125-129 Glasgow Road, Baillieston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G69 6EY Churchill House, 12 Mosley Street, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1DE 1 Post Office Avenue, Inverness, Inverness-shire, IV1 1DN
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iMultiply - Finance and Executive Search

As a market leading recruitment business with an in-depth knowledge of our specialist sectors, we work in strategic partnership with candidates and employers to deliver common goals with tenacity and integrity. Our areas of expertise are Financial and Executive Search and our knowledge in these areas is helping to make us one of the country’s fastest growing specialist recruitment businesses.
Coverage  Central Belt of Scotland
Hopetoun Gate, 8B McDonald Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH7 4LZ
7 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G1 3HL
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Brightwork Ltd

With one of Scotland’s largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SME’s to major multinational Blue Chips.
Coverage  Scotland
20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
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Recruiter Tip

The most frequent search for Recruitment Agencies in Edinburgh is in the Admin sector (10%), but it is the second placed Catering industry (7%) that shows Edinburgh as one of the main tourist hubs in the UK. Other popular searches for employers looking to recruit Edinburgh staff through agencies listed on the Agency Central website include Construction at 7% and IT, Healthcare and Sales all at 4%.

247 Professional Health

247 Professional Health specialises in the recruitment for nurses, healthcare assistants, adult and child support workers in both temporary and permanent placements within Residential Homes, Care Homes, Rest Homes, Nursing Homes, EMI Care Homes, Hospitals, SEN Schools, Children's Residential Services.
Coverage  UK wide
89 Giles Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6BZ
Unit 6 Enterprise House, Springkerse Business Park, Stirling, Scotland, FK7 7UF Airdrie Business Centre, 1 Chapel Lane, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, ML6 6GX 187 Whitegate Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 9EW Victoria House, 20 Hoghton Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0NX The Tannery, 91, Kirkstall Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS3 1HS 120 Bark Street, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 2AX Citibase Nottingham, 32a Stoney Street, The Lace Market, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1LL 104A Darlington Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 4EX The Old Foundry, Suite 5a, Bath Street, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 3BZ 80 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Birmingham, B61 7AG First Floor, 21 Bancroft Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JW Unit 34 Colchester Business Centre, 1 George Williams Way, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2JS Access Self Storage, 1 Nestle Ave, Uxbridge, Hayes, UB3 4UZ 491 Holloway Road, Islington, London, N19 4DD Room 212, Island Business Centre, 18-36 Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6PF The Base, Dartford Business Park, Victoria Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5FS
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FINTEC recruit Limited - Engineering & Technical specialists

We are Specialists in Engineering and IT/ Technical recruitment, working in cross sector markets. Our consultants have the depth of knowledge, capability and specialism in these sectors. Providing personnel for temporary and permanent positions. We support across the whole of the UK. Ask about our Employer recruitment options that support your hiring process.
Coverage  UK wide, Europe, International
Conference House, 152 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

Connect Appointments

At Connect Appointments we are a market leading recruitment firm that offers recruitment services within the temporary and permanent market for clients throughout Scotland & the North East of England. Our service is tailored to your needs covering most business sectors.
Coverage  Scotland & North East England
Suite 106, Westpoint, 4 Redheughs Rigg, South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ
19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD 10-18 Hope Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 6AF 152 West Marketgait, Dundee, DD1 1NJ 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG 4 Admiral Way, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR3 3XW
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