Jobs Monitor - Alert Business Intelligence

The Jobs Monitor is updated daily with the job-creation and job-loss activity of thousands of named organisations experiencing dynamic change.

The jobs data is gathered from rigorous media monitoring across 200,000 sources; data analysis of
employment moves within organisations that are growing, downsizing or restructuring; and other
relevant research.

– Positive news – Negative news

Date

Organisation

Turnover £m

Employees

Sector Group

What’s Happening
01/02/21 Wasdell Group 43 539 Manufacturing 100 Jobs Created Amid Covid19 – New Contracts Secured – Part Of £640,000 Investment
01/02/21 Lewisham Council 5,001 Local government 15 Council Jobs Lost – Cutting Roles In Housing Service – Part Of Plans To Save £40 million
02/02/21 South West Water 571.6 1,452 Energy, utilities, waste Green Recovery Initiative Launched – 500 Jobs Expected By 2025 – Increasing Investment Spending By 10%
02/02/21 Templar Corporation 23 Banks and financial services In Administration – 23 Redundancies Made
03/02/21 Concentrix 31.76 966 IT and telecommunications Creating 374 Jobs in Greater Manchester – Supported by Eight New Contracts
03/02/21 Micronas Ltd 7.21 88 Manufacturing 83 Redundancies made – Low car sales impacted trading – Closed factory
04/02/21 Dover Port Health Authority 328 Local government Recruiting 100 New Staff – Increased Food Check Demand at Border following Brexit
04/02/21 University Of Liverpool 510 5,600 Education 47 Jobs at Risk of Redundancy – Part of Restructuring – Cutting Costs
05/02/21 Superbike Factory Ltd 25.14 102 Manufacturing New Site Planned At Donington Circuit – 30 Jobs Expected – Business Expansion
05/02/21 Lloyds Banking Group 50,390 70,083 Banks and financial services Making 190 Redundancies in Isle of Man – Creating 30 New Roles – Part of online services strategy
08/02/21 SureScreen Diagnostics 30 Manufacturing Major Contract with UK Government – 200 Jobs Expected – Business Growth
08/02/21 GKN Automotive 176.43 6,000 Manufacturing Closing Birmingham Plant – 519 Jobs at Risk – Work Being Relocated to European Sites
09/02/21 2 Sisters Food Group 1200 5,983 Manufacturing Creating 500 Jobs at Lincolnshire Site – Increasing Production
10/02/21 JD Sports 4700 32,265 Retailing Plans to open distribution centre in Europe – Brexit Impacting Trade – 1000 UK Job roles to be transferred
10/02/21 Wockhardt 70.11 75 Manufacturing Contract Extended by Six-months – Created 40 Jobs
10/02/21 Prezzo 157.25 3,495 Leisure, hospitality, sports Closing 22 Restaurants – 216 Jobs Lost – Impacted by Pandemic – In Administration
11/02/21 Virgin Media 3450 11,976 IT and telecommunications Creating 400 Jobs – Expanding Network – New graduate, intern, and apprenticeship roles
11/02/21 Be Wiser 21.94 506 Banks and financial services Making 280 Redundancies – Part of Restructuring – Back office and support roles to be affected
12/02/21 Bluetree Group 41.46 333 Business services Creating 60 Jobs – Following £18m Investment – Growing Demand
12/02/21 Winchester City Council 273 Local government Making 50 Redundancies – Part of Budget Cuts – Cutting Costs by £3m – Impacted by Pandemic
15/02/21 Henosis Masks 50 Manufacturing Creating 50 Jobs in Yorkshire – Launching compostable face mask
15/02/21 Babcock Rail 151.57 896 Manufacturing Losses At £4.9 million – Turnover Down By £47 million – Workforce Reduced – Company Restructure
16/02/21 REE Automotive Ltd 6 Manufacturing New Warwickshire Base Planned – 200 Engineering Jobs Expected – £66 million Investment – UK Expansion
16/02/21 Dune Group 143.89 1,863 Retailing CVA Planned – Financial & Operational Restructure – Trading Impacted by Covid19
17/02/21 KPMG 1260 15,466 Professional, scientific, technical Investing £14 million In Belfast – New Centre of Excellence – Creating 200 New Jobs
17/02/21 Alan Bartlett & Sons 33.49 281 Processing and Preserving Trading to Cease – Closing Cambridgeshire Factory – 300 Jobs Lost
18/02/21 Lakes BioScience 6 Manufacturing New Biomanufacturing Plant Planned in Cumbria – £350 million Investment – 250 Jobs Expected
18/02/21 Heineken 1440 2,284 Manufacturing Cutting 100 UK Jobs – Part of Global Restructure
19/02/21 FDM Group 129.06 2,341 IT and telecommunications Global Recruitment Drive – Creating 2,000 Jobs, With 660 In UK – Business Investment
19/02/21 Valeo Confectionery 147.99 1,470 Manufacturing Making 37 Redundancies – Decline in Sales
22/02/21 German Doner Kebab 6.49 92 Retailing 47 New Sites Planned In 2021 – 1,800 Jobs Expected – Sales Up 50% – UK-Wide Expansion
22/02/21 John Lewis 1015 81,800 Retailing Further 8 Store Closures Planned – Job Losses Likely – Cost Synergies Sought
23/02/21 Forge Care Professional, scientific, technical £5 million CBILS Loan Secured – Supports New Childcare Facility in Warwickshire – 80 Jobs Expected
23/02/21 Vauxhall Motors 3160 1,944 Manufacturing Plan to Close Cheshire Plant – 800 Jobs at Risk – May Relocate Production
24/02/21 Mrs Bucket 208 Business services Creating 150 Jobs – Follows Major Contract with Welsh Water – Part of Ongoing Expansion Plan
24/02/21 Priddy Engineering Services 55 Engineering In Liquidation – Trading Ceased – Jobs at Risk
25/02/21 Great Northern Classics Leisure, hospitality, sports New Classic Car Visitor Centre Planned in Derby – 120 Jobs Expected
25/02/21 St James’s Place 985.8 1,001 Banks and financial services Making 200 Redundancies in 2021 – Part of Restructuring – Streamlining Operations
26/02/21 Pub Invest Group 21 Leisure, hospitality, sports Creating 100 Jobs by June 2021 – Preparing for re-opening following lockdown
26/02/21 Boots UK Limited 6670 56,000 Retailing Cutting 300 Head Office Jobs in Nottinghamshire – Investing in Digital Business – Restructure Following Impact of Covid19

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A selection of organisations that experienced job movements during February 2021

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