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Region – Private sector  only

Job gains

Gain %

Job losses

Loss %
London 17712 24.6% 9378 23.2%
East of England 14654 20.3% 12600 31.1%
West Midlands 13095 18.2% 3754 9.3%
Yorkshire and the Humber 10349 14.4% 849 2.1%
North West 6434 8.9% 3502 8.7%
South East 5305 7.4% 731 1.8%
East Midlands 1286 1.8% 1868 4.6%
North East 514 0.7% 1090 2.7%
South West 97 0.1% 2352 5.8%
England Total 69446 96% 36124 89%
Scotland 1943 2.7% 406 1.0%
Northern ireland 599 0.8% 1080 2.7%
Wales 32 0.0% 2853 7.1%
United Kingdom Total 72020 100% 40463 100%

Sector Group – Private sector only

Job gains

Gain %

Job losses

Loss %
Retailing & Wholesaling 34777 48.3% 15853 39.2%
Health & veterinary services 11909 16.5% 0 0.0%
Leisure & hospitality 11297 15.7% 14772 36.5%
Property & Construction 2985 4.1% 529 1.3%
Food & Beverages 1923 2.7% 2599 6.4%
Business services 1733 2.4% 271 0.7%
Chemicals, pharmac & biotech 1663 2.3% 180 0.4%
Banks & financial services 1577 2.2% 277 0.7%
Vehicles & Components 900 1.2% 352 0.9%
IT & telecommunications 868 1.2% 300 0.7%
Engineering & Manufacturing 61 1.2% 1198 3.0%
Transport & Storage 585 0.8% 2939 7.3%
Media & publishing 453 0.6% 0 0.0%
Energy, utilities, waste 318 0.4% 609 1.5%
Aerospace & defence 100 0.1% 455 1.1%
Electronics and electrical 71 0.1% 0 0.0%
Consumer goods & services 0 0.0% 129 0.3%
Total 72020 100% 40463 100%

Date

Organisation

Turnover £m

Employees

Sector Group

What’s Happening
03/02/2020 Inspired Business Media 54 Leisure & hospitality Moving to New Office – Creating 50 Jobs – £1m Bank Funding
03/02/2020 Cousins Furniture 14.1 111 Retailing & Wholesaling 20 Redundancies – Closing Salford Site – Insufficient funds
04/02/2020 Jacobs Engineering Group Engineering & Manufacturing Plans to Create 1200 Jobs in 2020 – 400 Apprenticeships and Graduates in all Job areas
04/02/2020 API Group 124.63 595 Engineering & Manufacturing In Administration – 155 Jobs Lost – Some Parts of Business Continue to Trade
05/02/2020 Hermes 749.5 3345 Transport & Storage Building New Distribution Warehouse – Creating Jobs – Due to Open in 2022
05/02/2020 Ikea 2000 12000 Retailing & Wholesaling Closing Coventry Store – 352 Jobs at Risk – Ongoing Business Change
06/02/2020 Keyland Developments 6.1 5 Property & Construction New Development Planned in Yorkshire – 800 Jobs Expected
06/02/2020 Astins Ltd 50.9 209 Property & Construction In Administration – 200 Jobs Lost – Insufficient Funds
07/02/2020 EV Cargo Logistics Limited Transport & Storage Business Sold Out of Administration – 1,980 Jobs Secured – Restructure Expected
07/02/2020 Teekay 12.4 103 Transport & Storage 100 Jobs at Risk – Plans to Terminate Contract – Under Negotiation
10/02/2020 Brakes 4200 14467 Food & Beverages Hiring 185 Staff – Recruiting for 17 Senior Roles
10/02/2020 Taylor Bloxham Group 29.3 192 Engineering & Manufacturing In Administration – 150 Jobs Lost – Mailbox Division Sold
11/02/2020 Clever Closet Property & Construction Expanding Across the UK – 500 Jobs Expected – Partnerships with Housebuilders Sought
11/02/2020 Tulip Ltd 1100 6152 Food & Beverages Making 120 Redundancies – Reducing Losses – Restructuring Site
12/02/2020 Belfast City Council Local government Creating 100 Jobs – Opening New Leisure Centre
12/02/2020 Jump In 10.08 466 Leisure & hospitality 60 Jobs at Risk – Seeking New Premises – Facility Closing
13/02/2020 Ena Shaw 15.21 231 Engineering & Manufacturing Entered Administration – 200 Jobs at Risk – Unable to Find Buyer
13/02/2020 Aeromet International 19.49 263 Aerospace & defence Jobs at Risk – Restructuring – Cutting Losses
14/02/2020 Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc 3000 5405 Banks & financial services Recruiting for 61 Job Roles – Hiring 19 Senior Staff
14/02/2020 Societe Generale 19000 4300 Banks & financial services Planning to Make 120 Redundancies in London and Middle-East – Reviewing Sustainability and Profit
17/02/2020 Monzo 15.8 1500 Banks & financial services Plans to Hire 500 New Staff in 2020 – Targeting 5.5m users – Launching New Product
17/02/2020 Johnnie Walker 12900 28420 Food & Beverages 160 Jobs Created at New Edinburgh Visitor Centre – 81,000 Sq Ft to Open in Late 2020
18/02/2020 Travelodge Leisure & hospitality Creating 500 New Jobs – Opening 20 Hotels in London – Investing £350m in Expansion
18/02/2020 HSBC 3900 11477 Banks & financial services Cutting 35,000 Jobs Worldwide – Drop in Profits – Plan to Reduce Costs by £3.5 billion – Expected to Impact Around 6,000 UK Staff
19/02/2020 Vida Healthcare 12 363 Health & veterinary services Building £10.8m Elderly Care Facility – Creating 250 New Jobs
19/02/2020 Axminster Carpets 9.9 119 Engineering & Manufacturing In Administration – 90 Remaining Jobs Lost – Sale of Business & Brand Name Sought
20/02/2020 Hubaco 12 Consumer goods & services Relocated to Larger Premises – Secured Bank Funding – Created 50 Jobs
20/02/2020 Airbus Defence and Space 1000.06 3000 Aerospace & defence Making 350 Redundancies in UK – Restructuring Operations – Reducing Global Staff by 2,362
21/02/2020 Serco Group 2000.8 40384 IT & telecommunications Secured £200m Contract from IRC – Plans to Create 200 Jobs – Eight-Year Contract
21/02/2020 McBride 721.3 3422 Consumer goods & services Plans to Close Barrow factory – Making 106 Redundancies – Fall in Demand
24/02/2020 Maine Surface Finishing 130 Engineering & Manufacturing £9.5m Expansion Plans – Hired 40 New Staff – Creating 115 Further Jobs
24/02/2020 Triumph Motorcycles 430.92 578 Vehicles & Components Plans to Move Production to Thailand – Cutting 50 Jobs – Restructuring Manufacturing Operations
25/02/2020 Assystem 34.8 152 Engineering & Manufacturing Plans for Recruitment Drive – Creating 400 Jobs – Increased Demand for Nuclear Energy
25/02/2020 AND Digital 71 IT & telecommunications Creating 100 Jobs in Edinburgh – Secured £11m Investment from BGF
26/02/2020 Direct Line 3090 11229 Banks & financial services Plans to Cut 7% of Workforce – 800 Jobs at Risk – Restructuring Operations – Cutting Costs by £60m
26/02/2020 Microland 0.8442 IT & telecommunications Opened Second Birmingham Office – Business Expansion – Creating Jobs as Site becomes Operational
27/02/2020 Drax Power Limited 3300 818 Energy, utilities, waste Closing Power Station – 230 Jobs to be Lost – Phasing Out Power Generated from Coal
27/02/2020 Greene King Brewing and Retailing Limited 841 16190 Food & Beverages Created 40 Jobs – Invested in Premises – Supported by Bank Funding
28/02/2020 Sidetrade 80 IT & telecommunications Plans to Create 70 Jobs – Investing £30m – Opening Sixth Office
28/02/2020 Vistry 10006 1251 Property & Construction Cutting 250 Jobs – Reducing Size of Housebuilding Division – Following Acquisition of Linden Homes

A selection of organisations that experienced
job movements during
February 2020

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