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Reasons why recruiters should relocate to Bournemouth

Reasons why recruiters should relocate to Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a coastal town on the south west coast of England, which was voted the happiest place to live within the UK. With residents there enjoying seven miles of golden sand, a thriving nightlife and great shopping. It is a vibrant place to call home for people of all ages. It is ideal for families, with its great reputation of schools and low crime rate.

Bournemouth’s economy has been growing with a particularly strong increase within the financial services, public sector services, technology and digital sectors. In fact, Bournemouth was previously named as the UK’s fastest growing digital economy. There’s also been an increase in the employment rate and annual income is at an all-time high, making it a prime time for recruiters to relocate.

  • Local economy and recruitment opportunities

The banking, finance and insurance sector is the most valuable to Bournemouth’s economy. With both JP Morgan and Nationwide Building Society having large office’s in Bournemouth, greatly contributing to their economy and employment rates. In turn, making these very lucrative sectors for recruiters.

Tech recruiters also have fantastic career opportunities in Bournemouth with the digital and technology sector being on a fast incline. You are also given the chance to recruit in and regularly travel to London, where there is a large demand for IT and Tech professionals.

Other sectors such as tourism, public administration, education and health care has also increased over the years. Making life as a recruiter in Bournemouth very lucrative, with great career opportunities and many high-demand sectors to utilise.

  • Transportation links

Bournemouth has excellent transportation links in and out of the town, whether that be by coach, car, train, plane or even boat! With direct train lines to London, Bristol, Birmingham or further afield to Edinburgh or Glasgow. Or direct flights from Bournemouth Airport to places in Europe, otherwise a 90-minute drive to Heathrow.

  • The seaside

Bournemouth is a fantastic tourist destination due to its golden, sandy beaches and warm weather, having 25% more sun than the UK average!

Living here, you are a short drive away from Sandbank Beach, which is the best beach on the South Coast of England. If not, the best beach in Britain! So, if you are looking for a location that offers great work-life balance, Bournemouth is the place. Nothing will beat a relaxing evening at the beach after a long day in work.

The Jurassic Coast in another great destination in Britain, located relatively close to Bournemouth. It’s the perfect spot to hunt for fossils, visit exciting museums, or take a leisurely stroll observing the gorgeous scenery and truly appreciate the coastline’s unique geology.

  • New Forest

The beach is not your only escape from urban life when living in Bournemouth, you have the New Forest National Park just a short distance away.

The forest is home to exotic flora, rare birds and mammals and is commonly used for camping, hiking and bike rides.

  • Poole Quay

A short 20-minute drive away from Bournemouth is Europe’s largest natural harbour; Poole Quay, where you’ll find tall ships and locally manufactured sunseeker yachts. You’ll be able to set sail on a harbour cruise or take a boat trip to Swanage or Old Harry.

Poole Quay is the perfect place to enjoy a meal and drinks in one of their many restaurants, bars, cafés or pubs, whilst enjoying the gorgeous harbour view. And to top it off, you have Poole Museum or Poole Park just around the corner!

  • Entertainment

Bournemouth is known to be an eventful town, with over 500 events every year.

There’s an event for everyone, whether that be an Active event such as the Bournemouth Marathon Festival, or an Art & Craft event with the Arts by the Sea Festival. You can even catch one of their many comedy & live music gigs or exhibitions & showings.

If you’re a party goer, there’s the Camp Bestival music Festival. Or for families, you have regular outdoor cinema events in the summer or 4-days of aviation entertainment at the famous Air Festival.

Not to mention the most exciting equestrian event on the South Coast, Sand Polo! Or the World’s Largest Sport & Music Festival, Bournemouth 7’s!

Recruitment opportunities?

Permanent People are working on several recruitment vacancies in Bournemouth.

If you are looking for new recruitment opportunities within or around Bournemouth, contact


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