Skilled workers to bring fresh ideas for your business. With a work place catchment of over 1.1 million, you won’t be short of talent.

Recruiting a high-quality workforce makes the difference in today’s business landscape. Nottingham is a young city with two world-class universities with a track record of working alongside business. Locate here and you could have access to:

  • One of the largest labour pools in the UK – 887,000 working age people
  • Over 60,000 university students per year attend our two world class universities
  • Over half (54%) of the population in Nottingham hold a degree-level qualification
  • 59% of the jobs in Nottingham are in Knowledge Intensive Industries, well above the UK average

As young city with a highly-skilled workforce, we can help your business to get ahead. Our steady pipeline of graduates and vocational technical colleges work with industry to train the workers of tomorrow and future-proof business needs. The city has strengths in many industries, including Advanced Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Low Carbon Technologies, Creative Industries and Financial Services.

From graduates to apprenticeships, we can respond to your business needs. Our Employer Hub service works closely with businesses in the city to provide a free, inclusive recruitment service, from training to selection days and recruitment services.

We’re here to support your recruitment journey.


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SHARC Energy quickly identified Nottingham's increasing importance to the energy sector (now being referred to as "The Energy City") - as a key factor in deciding to locate our operations here.


Russ Barton

MD of SHARC Energy