Recruitment Agencies in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Including: Accounting & Finance (34 agencies), IT (30), Engineering (27), Construction (25), Administration (17), Catering and Hospitality (14), Health Care (11), Call Centre / Customer Service (9), Government / Public Sector (7), Food & Drink (7), Creative / Design (6), Media (4), Education (3)

We have 109 Recruitment Agencies based in Edinburgh and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area.
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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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Construction & Property Recruitment

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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
4 Eyre Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 5EP Plus 3 additional office locations

FINTEC recruit Limited - Engineering & Technical specialists

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We are Specialists in Technical, Engineering and Financial sectors. We have a depth of knowledge, capability and specialism in these sectors. Providing personnel for temporary and permanent positions. We support Employers and candidates UK wide.. Ask about our Employer recruitment options and video interviewing to support your hiring process.
Coverage  UK wide, Europe, International
Conference House, 152 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

Stafffinders Limited

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Established in 1971, Stafffinders handle recruitment search and selection of talented and exceptional people across multiple sectors. By growing into new business sectors, we have successfully built a network across 32 specialisms. Whether it’s local or further afield, temporary or permanent, we really get to know your business and tap into 48 years of recruitment experience to become effective partners on each and every assignment.
Coverage  Scotland
139 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4JY Plus 1 additional office location

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Off to Work - Catering & Hospitality Specialists

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As the UK's premier hospitality recruitment, staffing, training and consultancy company, we have sourced the finest talent for the most prestigious hospitality companies and events in the UK and beyond since 2000. We have raised the bar in service standards by thinking differently and challenging perceptions of how casual staffing, recruitment and venue management should be practised.
Coverage  England, Scotland, Wales
112 George Street (lower Ground Level), Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4LH Plus 5 additional office locations

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%.

Chefs on the Run Ltd

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality
2 York Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3EP

Evolve IT Recruitment

Industries covered: IT
20 Forth Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3LH

Jane Paul Recruitment

Industries covered: Personnel / HR
9-10 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2AF

Time Recruitment Services Ltd

Industries covered: Administration
10 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2DP

Zed Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Financial Services
49 North Castle Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3BG

Abrecco Resource Solutions

Industries covered: IT
91 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3ES

Keillar Resourcing

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Financial Services
24 York Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3EP

Spring Technology

Industries covered: IT
Capital, 3rd Floor, 13 St Andrews Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2AF

Premier Connections Staff Recruitment

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality
40 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH12 5JZ

Fletcher Jones Executive Search

Industries covered: Executive / Management
12 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2DP

Subsurface Global

Industries covered: Engineering
108 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3AA

Adam Appointments

Industries covered: Financial Services, IT
Abbey House, 83 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2ER

D R Newitt

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Engineering, Executive / Management, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Sales
38 Melville Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7HA

ESS Holdings Ltd.

Industries covered: Engineering, Executive / Management, Food & Drink, Science, Energy / Renewable Energy
38 Dean Park Mews, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 1ED

Star Placement Ltd

Industries covered: Property
Hudson House 8 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3QB

Stealth IT Recruitment

Industries covered: IT
CBC House 24 Canning Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 8EG

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