Welcome to Arc, Manchester Staffing Agency

Since our creation in 2008, we have grown to become one of the most reputable temporary staffing agencies in the industry, known for exceptional, unwavering delivery for each and every client. As one of the most experienced staffing agencies in Manchester, we have amassed an enviable database of some of the region’s most talented recruits.

Our Team Members (which is what we call our workforce of temporary staff) are handpicked for their work ethic and positive attitude. Whether you’re looking for a long-term solution or a quick-fix, we have an array of staffing solutions to support your business needs. From top-up staff to a fully managed service, we offer an array of diligent and professional temp staff, of all levels, who are trained to effortlessly blend into your regular operations: bar to retail, hospitality to housekeeping and back of house to front of house.

Through a team of the brightest minds in the world of temporary staffing, we can offer a ready-made workforce of high-calibre staff, we help you to amplify guest experience.

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Why Choose Arc As Your Temporary Staffing Agency?

We’re Experienced Event Staffing Specialists

With over 15 year’s experience in the industry, six thriving hubs across the UK and having delivered staff to thousands of events, we have a proven track record in delivering an exceptional standard of service to all stakeholders. From tiny pop-ups to stadia and greenfield sites, we have the ability to problem solve, use our initiative and have a greater understanding of how to execute your vision.

We Are Committed to Providing Local Jobs for Local People

We feel strongly about creating employment for local people and with our office located in Ardwick, we are perfectly placed to source talent within Manchester and invest in local people to develop their skills and support the regional economy.

We Aren’t Just a Staffing Agency

We have a very clear vision: to shape the world of flexible work into a better place for all. We want to have a positive and lasting impact on the recruitment & staffing industry. We have a dedicated Impact Strategy, we’re a recognised Living Wage Service Provider and we’re an accredited Investors In People Gold Standard Company – out of the 50,000 companies in 66 countries that have been assessed, only 16% achieve a gold accreditation.

We Are ISO 9001 Certified

This quality management system aids us to implement clear, repeatable processes to maintain a quality service for our customers, every time. It gives our clients, peace of mind that we do what we say we will do and we are held accountable through a regular and robust auditing process.

Our Roles

We offer an array of Front of House and Back of House staff, including:

  • Bar Staff
  • Festival Bar Staff
  • Waiting Staff
  • VIP Waiting
  • Wine Waiters
  • Food Runners
  • Drinks Runners
  • Clearers
  • Retail/Kiosk Staff
  • Baristas
  • Porter
  • Kitchen Porter
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Catering Assistant
  • Food Handler
  • Cellar Porter
  • Chef de Partie
  • Sous Chef
  • Head Chef

Seniority Levels

  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Manager