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Blue Arrow

About Blue Arrow

Blue Arrow is part of Impellam Group, the 2nd largest staffing business in the UK, dedicated to providing bespoke staffing solutions through a network of over 100 specialist branches and on-site locations. For over 50 years, their priority has been to work in partnership to secure long term relationships with their clients and candidates.

In today’s dynamic business climate, organisations must be flexible to enable them to respond to workload fluctuations as well as planned and unplanned absences. Blue Arrow has the experience and capacity to provide a flexible and cost effective temporary staffing solution designed to help manage business peaks and troughs.

Blue Arrow specialises in the provision of ancillary staff in an extensive variety of roles, including but not limited to:

  • Domestic Assistants
  • Chefs
  • Ground maintenance staff
  • Electricians
  • Nursery Assistants

Based in the centre of Oxford, at 27-28 St Clements by The Plain, you will find Executive Branch Manager Murray Harding and his experienced team of consultants: Jaye, Simon, Anna, Kaye and Sylvia.


Key Contact

Jaye Johnson
Office and Commercial Consultant
01865 728362


Out of Hours

Outside of Blue Arrows’ core opening hours of 7.30 am - 6 pm, there is an out of hours contact number which can be used for emergency requests.  The number is: 07711 171858.


Rate Calculator & Fees

Take a look at Blue Arrow’s rate calculator to see what the hourly charge rate will be for each grade.  Just enter the relevant hourly rate as instructed.

If you decide to take the temp on as an employee of Oxford Brookes on either a fixed term or permanent contract, please be aware that the below ‘temp to perm’ fees may apply:

Weeks in Continual Employment

Fee applicable as a Percentage of Annual Salary

0 to 4 Weeks


4 to 8 Weeks


8 to 12 Weeks


Over 12 Weeks

Free of Charge



Blue Arrow currently operate a manual timesheet process. The timesheets need to be signed off on a weekly basis and will be passed to you by your temp either in person or via email.  Once you have authorised the timesheet, you should return it to your temp so they can send it to Blue Arrow for processing.


Key Performance Indicators (PDF)