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What is it like working in Leeds?

Not only is Leeds the third largest city in the United Kingdom, it also has many major industries to choose from. The main ones include education and health, which provides thousands of jobs for doctors, teachers, researchers and GP’s. Print and publishing is also a popular industry in Leeds. Aspiring writers, novelists and journalists can find many opportunities in the thriving city. 

Leeds makes a point of focusing on developing its financial and business services as well as the creative and cultural sector. Companies are on a constant lookout out for creative designers and graphic designers to improve the feel of the business. Finance is perhaps the most pivotal to Leeds’ global reputation, with nearly a quarter of a million people across the city region employed in the sector. 

Job trends in Leeds

Leeds is home to the UK’s fifth largest shopping location, so retail and wholesale are a large part of the economy. Housing and construction have £4.3 billion worth of schemes to be completed within the decade. The city has also drawn in a variety of top companies such as Asda which employs over 3,000 people. Other major employers include Rockstar Games, who created the game Grand Theft Auto; they also have an office in the area. 

 

What is it like living in Leeds?

The Lonely Planet has deemed Leeds to be the ‘Knightsbridge of the North’ due to its many luxurious stores such as Harvey Nichols and John Lewis. Within half an hour of the hectic lifestyle of the City is the Yorkshire Dales or the historical Roman City of York. The average price for a semi-detached 3-bedroom house in this area is just under £220,000 but there are many cheaper areas surrounding the city.

What is it like working in Leeds?
What is it like working in Leeds? >

What is it like working in Leeds?

Not only is Leeds the third largest city in the United Kingdom, it also has many major industries to choose from. The main ones include education and health, which provides thousands of jobs for doctors, teachers, researchers and GP’s. Print and publishing is also a popular industry in Leeds. Aspiring writers, novelists and journalists can find many opportunities in the thriving city. 

Leeds makes a point of focusing on developing its financial and business services as well as the creative and cultural sector. Companies are on a constant lookout out for creative designers and graphic designers to improve the feel of the business. Finance is perhaps the most pivotal to Leeds’ global reputation, with nearly a quarter of a million people across the city region employed in the sector. 

Job trends in Leeds

Leeds is home to the UK’s fifth largest shopping location, so retail and wholesale are a large part of the economy. Housing and construction have £4.3 billion worth of schemes to be completed within the decade. The city has also drawn in a variety of top companies such as Asda which employs over 3,000 people. Other major employers include Rockstar Games, who created the game Grand Theft Auto; they also have an office in the area. 

 

What is it like living in Leeds?

The Lonely Planet has deemed Leeds to be the ‘Knightsbridge of the North’ due to its many luxurious stores such as Harvey Nichols and John Lewis. Within half an hour of the hectic lifestyle of the City is the Yorkshire Dales or the historical Roman City of York. The average price for a semi-detached 3-bedroom house in this area is just under £220,000 but there are many cheaper areas surrounding the city.

Technical Engineer 4 hours ago

£35,000 - 45,000 - Annum
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£100 - 200 - Day
Veritas Education are working with our Kirklees Partner Schools to recruit a number of Qualified Teachers to start in April 2020. We are looking for Teachers in the following - SCIENCE - ENGLISH - HISTORY - GEOGRAPHY - BUSINESS STUDIES - MFL - COMPUTER ... More Details

TEACHER 4 hours ago

£100 - 200 - Day
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£9 - 10 - Hour
Our amazing client is looking for a great communicator and well presented PA / Secretary for a temporary 3 month roleThe role is Monday - Friday (approx 22-30 hours per week) However, they can be flexible with the working hours!Paying £9.25 ( )My clients ... More Details

MATHS TEACHER 4 hours ago

£120 - 190 - Day
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£55 - 150 - Day
TeacherActive are currently seeking the very best Unqualified and Qualified Teachers for our Partner Schools in the West Yorkshire area.With 15 years of excellent service we have developed strong, long standing relationships with the schools that we work ... More Details

Credit Controller 4 hours ago

£25,000 - Annum
Credit Controller with Bonus Leeds City Centre, Full time Salary: £25k + Bonus + Impressive Benefits PackageThe client is a global legal business based in Leeds City Centre. Year on year this company has seen impressive growth and continues its success,... More Details

Personal Assistant 4 hours ago

£21,500 - 23,000 - Annum
Personal Assistant - Leeds Develop a high-flying business and career with us. When you develop a high-flying business like ours, it also gives you an opportunity to take your career to new heights. This is an established global distributor of lubricants ... More Details
£95 - 135 - Day
Primary school Teacher in Wakefield!Are you a Qualified teacher?Do you management your classroom efficiently and to the benefit of all children in your care?Can you bring a sense of humour to an exceptionally hard-working team?If you can answer yes to ... More Details

Labourer 4 hours ago

£12 - Hour
We are currently looking for a CSCS Labourer to start on site ASAP.Must be able to drive and have access to own vehicle.Work on a very busy site - must have valid CSCS Card and able to to provide 2 good references.Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pmPlease ... More Details

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