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Peterborough's location in north Cambridgeshire has been key to much of its economic success starting with the use of local clay for the manufacture of bricks in the 20th century. The suitable soil and climate for growing sugar beet led to the city's famous sugar beet factories (now closed but British Sugar's headquarters is still in Peterborough) and the rail and road network has made it a convenient regional centre for many firms who need good links to London. The city can be proud of its past achievements but it continues to prove it's a UK leader with initiatives such as the Environment Capital Manifesto which aims to make Peterborough the greenest city in the country.

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    ...Sales Consultant, Peterborough . Basic Salary of up to £14, 500 with a realistic OTE of £35, 000 for a family owned retailer.  With showrooms across the UK my client has become a leading destination in the high end furniture sector. They put... more details

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    ...Data Manager (Maternity cover) Lynch Wood, Peterborough Around £27, 000 per annum Our client is the leading cloud platform solutions provider that captures quality efficacy and safety endpoints, harmonizes data from any clinical source system... more details

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    ...Audio Typist (2 jobs) - Peterborough based - temp until end March - c £8 per hour Job Title: Audio Typist Job Location: Peterborough Job Type: Temporary Job Duration: until end March 2016 Job Hours: 8am to 4pm Your new company Our client... more details

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    ...Senior Events Manager - 15001NRQ Job :   Event Management Primary Location :   GBR-Cambridgeshire-Peterborough-Peterborough Marriott Hotel Organization :   Marriott Hotels Resorts Position Type :   Management Schedule :   Full-time Relocation... more details

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    ...General Manager   Holiday Inn Peterborough West, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SG In this role you will be working for Valor Hospitality Europe which is part of a leading US hotel management company with over 20 properties in the UK operating... more details

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Precision Engineering

One of the historic claims to fame for Peterborough is the Perkins diesel engine. The engineering marvel was created in 1932 by Frank Perkins and within 30 years was employing one in ten of the city's population. It now employees more than 5,000 people worldwide and the city has attracted a number of other precision engineering firms including Dresser-Rand. Those looking for a career in the engineering sector can also take advantage of the specialised training offered at Perkins Learning Centre.

Financial Services

Barclays, HSBC and Halifax are just three of the banks to be found in Peterborough offering a career in the financial world. But also at the city you'll find BGL Group, Royal Sun Alliance and Diligenta. The BGL broker insurance group alone employs more than 3,000 people in its offices nationwide (its head office is in Peterborough) serving 3.9m customers. It runs a graduate programme and has jobs in marketing, price and technical roles. The financial cluster in Peterborough employs around 7,000 people.