Work Local in Richmond upon Thames

Richmond upon Thames has a thriving community of businesses including shops, food and drink outlets, leisure destinations and other services that contribute to the unique high streets across the borough. Many of these businesses create local job opportunities, so the council have introduced Richmond Work Match to help local people access jobs in their local area.

#WorkLocal has many benefits to both local residents and local businesses. If you are interested in working locally, we believe that you will save time, money and make a positive impact on the environment. Our dedicated teams support residents of Richmond upon Thames to access local jobs, employment support and training.

If you're a local business in Richmond upon Thames and would like to use the Richmond Work Match recruitment service for no fee, please visit this link.

Find out what's on offer in our town centres



Work Match is a FREE recruitment service for businesses wishing to attract local talent and for residents seeking to gain experience, training, or employment support locally.

Co-working Space

Co-working space

There a range of co-working spaces to choose from in the borough from the Richmond Library Annex, RHACC - The Bridge

Business E-Newsletter

Business Enewsletter

Sign up to our Business Direct Newsletter. Business Direct is a quarterly online newsletter focused at the local business community. Click here

Business Improvement District (BID)

Business Improvement Districts

There is the Twickenham Business Improvement District (BID) Discover Twickenham and Richmond Business Improvement District (BID) BeRichmond

Further Education

Richmond Adult Community College
For the full list of adult and community education and for information on education opportunities for adults in the borough, including English as a foreign language classes.

Training and Events

Business Events
Looking for business events in Richmond? Whether you're a local, new in town, or just passing through, you'll be sure to find something

Local Stories

Local Stories

Richmond upon Thames small business owners share their stories and business success. Click here for the lastest stories for businesses and candidates

Business Directory

Business Directory

Our ShopLocal online Business Guide comprises of the unique, independent businesses that are found on our High Streets. Click here

Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Richmond Chamber of Commerce

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce promotes, represents and develops business across the area to deliver a prosperous economy for all the community.

Find out how to get the latest special offers from local and independent businesses with a Richmond Card. View shopping offers 

View food and drinks offers

Local Jobs

Local Jobs in Richmond upon Thames

WorkMatch work with local employers and recruitment agencies to help you find a new job in your local area quickly and easily. You are one click away from your next job

Employment Support

Employment Support

From application to interview, we want you to stand out from the crowd. There are a wide range of jobs and training opportunities local to Richmond upon Thames.

Work Club

Work Club

The Work Club can help you with any activity related to job searching, including voluntary work, work experience and is available for long as you need.

Town and Traders Associations

Town and Traders Association

Several local areas have town centre managers or business and traders associations that help to maintain a busy and attractive high street.

Way2Work is a professional UK based Apprenticeship training provider offering apprenticeship vacancies and full-time job opportunities for young people aged 16-24 with local employers.