A busy major port, Southampton not only boasts the largest freight port on the Channel coast but is also the home to a number of luxury cruise ships, therefore the docks are one of their major employers.
However, there are a variety of employment sectors in the city: Just over a quarter of jobs available are in health and education, a further 19% are in property and other business with the third largest sector being wholesale and retail.
Notable employers in Southampton include: The University of Southampton, Southampton Airport, Ordnance Survey and cruise operator Carnival UK. The city is also home to the headquarters of The Department of Transport’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Marine Accident Investigation branch.
Large retail park, West Quay, collectively employs just under 800 people and a follow on shopping centre currently in construction is expected to employ 650 more. The University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is one of the city’s largest employers, providing local hospital services to 500,000 people in the Southampton area.
The Contractor Mortgage Company can provide mortgage advise to contractors and self-employed workers from a range of employment areas. As an independent mortgage broker in the Southampton area, we pride ourselves on our expect knowledge, specialist underwriting and award winning customer focussed advice.
So if you’re looking for a mortgage advisor in Southampton, don’t hesitate to contact us today!