Targeted recruitment in Suffolk

Recruitment in Suffolk

Suffolk is at the forefront of low carbon energy. Its energy sector is projected to expand rapidly over the coming years, bringing lots of employment opportunities and therefore, a demand for specialist financial services and insurance sales candidates.

Suffolk is also home to the largest financial services and insurance industry outside of London. Based around the regional hub of Ipswich, Suffolk has an extensive pool of experiences candidates to draw from. University Campus Suffolk, as well as West Suffolk College and Suffolk New College ensure the area has a regular influx of skilled graduates who are well suited to entry level roles.

Suffolk has an emerging digital, telecoms and tech sector which is enjoying a period of immense growth, with companies such as BT, Cisco and Huawei having operations in Suffolk.


The picturesque rural and coastal county of Suffolk is located in the east of England. The major towns in Suffolk are Ipswich, Bury St. Edmunds, Lowestoft and Newmarket, viewed as many as the global headquarters of horseracing.  Suffolk shares the coastline with Norfolk and Essex and borders Cambridgeshire, making these areas easily commutable.

Suffolk is home to a growing number of industries including food, drink, agriculture, biotechnology, manufacturing, tourism and logistics, thanks to the ports of Felixstowe and – just over the border in Essex –  Harwich. With such a prime position near to these two massive hubs in the UK’s trade with Europe and the wider world, Suffolk is a key location for businesses wishing to benefit from easy access to inbound raw materials or a shorter supply chain for customers in Europe, or both.

If your company is one of the many expanding businesses in Suffolk and you need hassle-free success in your recruitment – whatever the sector – please do contact us to walk us through your requirements.


Suffolk is connected to the country’s major motorway network by the A12 and A14. Cambridge is accessible by road via the M11, and is easily commutable.

High-speed rail connections to London are available in under an hour and London Stansted airport is 45 minutes away.

Companies based in Suffolk

Food, drink and agriculture are all key to Suffolk’s economy, bringing in an estimated £400 million per year via manufacturing, retail, processing, packaging and production. Many household names are based in and operate out of Suffolk including Adnams Brewery, British Sugar, Aspall, Greene King and Maldon Salt. There are also businesses such as Muntons,Turners and IFF who aren’t as widely known, yet who play key roles in keeping the consumer brands in business. Outside of the FMCG sector, Suffolk is home to finance and reinsurance giant Willis Towers Watson along with companies such as Vitec and mower manufacturer Atco-Qualcast which was recently acquired by Bosch.

If your workforce is expanding and you need a reliable local agency to source high-quality candidates, get in touch with us today.

Sectors we recruit in Suffolk


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