Recruitment that works in Northamptonshire

Recruitment in Northamptonshire

The hugely diverse mix of industries based in Northamptonshire make it a hotbed of talent, with one of the liveliest recruitment markets in the UK.  The area is also benefitting from thousands of new homes and significant development, so is attracting many experienced, top tier professionals seeking affordable housing with great transport links.

Our local area knowledge allows us to work with you to identify exceptional candidates who we will match to your exact role requirements after taking time to acquaint ourselves with your business and the industry it operates in. If you are looking for staff in Northamptonshire, or just need advice on salary benchmarking  we are the best placed recruitment agency to help.



Northamptonshire is located in the Eastern part of the East Midlands. It lies in the centre of a number of counties: Warwickshire to the west, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Rutland to the north, Cambridgeshire to the east, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire to the south. Its main county town is Northampton, but other towns of note in the area include Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough and Daventry.

Northamptonshire was historically most famous for it’s bustling shoe and leather industry. However more recently it’s perhaps better recognised for being the home of Silverstone racing circuit.



The M1 runs directly through Northamptonshire which connects the north and south of the country. The A43 joins the M1 to the M40 and the A14 provides access to the east of England.

Northamptonshire has frequent high-speed rail services to London via Northampton train station.

This central location and its excellent transport links make Northamptonshire a popular destination with those needing to commute into Milton Keynes, Leicester, London, Cambridge and Oxford.


Companies based in Northamptonshire

Given its central location, it is a major UK logistics and transport hub, with companies such as Wincanton, Eddie Stobart and Dentressangle having their largest facilities in Northamptonshire. Additionally many high street retailers such as John Lewis, River Island, ASOS and H&M have chosen to locate their main distribution centres in the county for this reason as well.

Over 1,000 high performance technology businesses are based in the county spanning industries such as engineering, motorsport, energy, defence and aerospace. Motorsport in particular is focused in and around the Silverstone region, with the likes of  F1 Mercedes AMG settling their head office in Brackley.

From the consumer perspective world-famous brewery Carlsberg and cereal brand Weetabix are just some of the many household names who call Northamptonshire home. And whilst the shoe industry has now died off, Dr Martens which is one of the UK’s most recognisable shoe brands is still headquartered in Wollaston.

Jobs we recruit for in Northamptonshire


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