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.


Region – Private sector  only

Job gains

Gain %

Job losses

Loss %
London 6797 39.9% 19210 32.7%
South East 477 2.8% 15852 27.0%
East Midlands 464 2.7% 7120 12.1%
East of England 1039 6.1% 3201 5.4%
West Midlands 1250 7.3% 3046 5.2%
South West 76 0.4% 2545 4.3%
North West 979 5.7% 2420 4.1%
North East 2438 14.3% 1346 2.3%
Yorkshire and the Humber 2870 16.8% 390 0.7%
England Total 16390 96.1% 53130 93.8%
Scotland 424 2.5% 2464 4.2%
Wales 72 0.4% 973 1.7%
Northern Ireland 166 1.0% 184 0.3%
United Kingdom Total 17052 100% 58751 100%

Sector Group – Private sector only

Job gains

Gain %

Job losses

Loss %
Retailing & Wholesaling 4979 29.2% 16564 28.2%
Transport & Storage 2575 15.1% 14822 25.2%
Leisure & hospitality 1880 11.0% 13108 22.3%
Property & Construction 564 3.3% 2042 3.5%
Vehicles & Components 281 1.6% 2004 3.4%
Business services 244 1.4% 1866 3.2%
Aerospace & defence 170 1.0% 1581 2.7%
Banks & financial services 50 0.3% 1543 2.6%
Media & publishing 2510 14.7% 1458 2.5%
IT & telecommunications 482 2.8% 1444 2.5%
Engineering & Manufacturing 380 2.2% 1100 1.9%
Electronics and electrical 200 1.2% 600 1.0%
Food & Beverages 1150 6.7% 414 0.7%
Chemicals, pharmac & biotech 277 1.6% 130 0.2%
Energy, utilities, waste 474 2.8% 75 0.1%
Health & veterinary services 641 3.8% 0 0.0%
Consumer goods & services 195 1.1% 0 0.0%
Total 17052 100% 58751 100%

Date

Organisation

Turnover £m

Employees

Sector Group

What’s Happening
01/07/2020 Paintbox Birmingham 40 300 Vehicles & components Entered Administration – 140 Jobs at Risk
01/07/2020 MH Star 28.4 66 Retailing & wholesaling Acquired New Warehouse in Bury St Edmunds – Creating up to 100 Jobs – Business Growing
02/07/2020 Reynolds Catering Supplies Limited 210.7 1,300 Retailing & wholesaling Fresh Food Wholesaler – 400 Redundancies – 95% fall in orders from hospitality industry – Operating at 35% levels
02/07/2020 TSL Healthcare 24.94 55 Consumer goods & services Hiring 50 Staff – Invested in Machinery – Producing Medical PPE – Business Expansion

A selection of organisations that experienced
job movements during
July 2020

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