Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Recruitment Agency
  • Year established:
    2000
  • Website:
    http://www.bluearrow.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 800 The Boulevard, Capability Green, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3BA

About Blue Arrow Group

Founded in 1959, Blue Arrow Group are one of the UK's largest recruitment agencies, specialising in staffing for admin and secretarial sectors including call centres, transport and logistics, hospitality and catering, manufacturing and production and public sector.

With more than 600 recruitment professionals across more than 100 locations throughout the UK, including 65 high-street branches, Blue Arrow place over 60,000 people in work, each year.

Chief Executive Officer Fraser McLeod‘s bold promise is to “create the highest trained workforce in the industry by using our NVQ and Chartered Management Institute programmes to deliver a 10% improvement in NPS scores or the highest in the industry”.

Blue Arrow’s mission is to enhance people's lives - particularly with people being treated as numbers rather than individuals. They promise to make a stand against this by ensuring the people they place in to work are given the opportunity to recognise their true potential and earn a living wage.


What is it like to work for Blue Arrow Group

Leadership
Leadership
Blue Arrow’s Strategic Executive Team lead by example by living the values and culture they pioneered together. This includes consistent use of the ‘promise-based’ language with each other and colleagues.
My Manager
My Manager
Managers have face-to-face workshops with peers bi-monthly in Birmingham, London or Manchester. Pre-course and post-course work includes discussions with managers, eLearning modules, reflective accounts and evidence gathering. Every manager is visited by their business coach to discuss and review their progress.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
As part of Fraser’s vow to improve training, they launched the Virtuoso Programme for their management community. The programmes was developed to help all managers developer their management skills, knowledge and behaviour.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    100

  • Earning £35,000+:

    19%

  • Staff Turnover:

    33%

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Male : Female:

    34% / 66%

  • Staff:

    570

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