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Recruitment Industry Value

You may or may not already know that the Recruitment Industry in the UK is currently valued at 27 billion pounds which is surprisingly the same value as the UK’s Electronics Industry.

The growth over the last 10 or so years has been prodigious, almost triple the figure. These figures illustrate just how important the flexible labour market is for the UK’s economy; here are a few more impressive recruitment facts:

There are now 1.2 million temporary agency workers in the UK

Over 700,000 permanent workers are placed through recruitment agencies each year

The number of people working in the UK Recruitment Industry stands at 108,000

The UK Recruitment Industry is one of the largest and most sophisticated in the world, second only in size to the US