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 1300 Retailing & wholesaling Fresh Food Wholesaler – Made 400 Redundancies – 95% fall in orders from hospitality industry due to lockdown – 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
06/07/2020 Parkdean Resorts 58 7500 Leisure & hospitality Hired 1500 Staff – Launched £4.5m Marketing Campaign – Sites Re-Opened
06/07/2020 Rugby Football Union 152 639 Culture, Media and Sports Cutting 139 Jobs – Expected Losses of £107m – Impacted by Lockdown
07/07/2020 Polypipe 406.2 3100 Engineering & Manufacturing 250 Jobs at Risk of Redundancy – Restructure Planned – 8% of Workforce Affected – Fall in Revenue – Impacted by Pandemic
07/07/2020 Your Home Care Group Limited Health & veterinary services Plans to Create 100 Jobs – New Care Company Launched
08/07/2020 Trustpilot 12.82 104 IT & telecommunications Plans to Open New R&D site in Edinburgh – Creating 30 Jobs – Supported by £1.8m Grant
08/07/2020 Ambassador Theatre Group 3 2000 Leisure & hospitality Plans to make Redundancies – Impacted by Pandemic – Unable to Trade – 100 Jobs at Risk – 5% of Workforce affected
13/07/2020 Relyon 41 500 Retailing & wholesaling In Administration – 82 Jobs Lost – Buyer Sought
13/07/2020 Roslin Technologies 0.9376 21 Chemicals, pharmac & biotech £50 million Capital Fundraise Underway – Follows International Growth – Business Expansion Plans
14/07/2020 Marriott Hotels 211.25 8174 Hotels & Accommodation New York Hotel Planned – 200 Jobs Expected – Business Expansion
14/07/2020 IWG plc 48 1000 Property & construction Plans to Make 170 Redundancies – Scotland Job Roles to be Affected – Restructuring
15/07/2020 Skyscanner Ltd 261.48 900 IT & telecommunications Cutting 20% of Workforce – 180 Roles Affected – Consolidating UK Operations – Downsizing International Business
15/07/2020 Skyrora 18 Aerospace & Defence Creating 170 Jobs in Scotland – Investing in Development
16/07/2020 ODx Innovations Ltd 20 Chemicals, pharmac & biotech Creating 60 Jobs in Inverness – Expanding scientific centre
16/07/2020 Blackhouse Restaurants Ltd 101 Leisure & hospitality In Administration – 100 Jobs at Risk – Seeking Buyer
17/07/2020 Great Annual Savings Group 16.15 226 Energy, utilities, waste Plan to Double Headcount – Creating 300 Jobs – Expanding County Durham Base
17/07/2020 Lioncroft Wholesale 300 Retailing & wholesaling Seven-Figure Bank Funding Deal Secured – Asian Food Producer Acquired – Creating 100 Jobs
20/07/2020 AMT Fresh 214.22 80 Retailing & wholesaling Recruitment Drive at New Peterborough Warehouse – 120 Jobs Created
20/07/2020 Freeths 90 616 Business services Cutting 80 Jobs at 13 Offices – Business Impacted by Covid19 – Restructuring to Cut Costs
21/07/2020 University of Kent 1001 Education Cutting 150 Jobs – Part of Organisational Restructure – Deficit Rises to £60 million
21/07/2020 Bio Pure Technologies 9 66 Chemicals, pharmac & biotech New Portsmouth Site – 120,000 Sq Ft – 120 New Jobs Expected
22/07/2020 Alcedo Care 10 Health & veterinary services 130 Jobs Created – Opening 2 New Offices in North West – Turnover to Reach £10 million
22/07/2020 LinkedIn 82.5 450 IT & telecommunications Making 950 International Redundancies – Cuts Affecting Sales and Hiring divisions
23/07/2020 DFDS 131 1000 Transport & Storage Making 86 Redundancies in Lincolnshire – Cutting 650 Jobs Across Europe
23/07/2020 Lotus Cars 58.66 745 Vehicles & components Plans to Open technology centre in Warwick – Creating 130 Jobs – Investing in Product and Technology Development
24/07/2020 Dyson 378.9 4000 Electronics and electrical Making 600 Redundancies in UK – 300 Further Job Cuts to be made Internationally – Impacted by Pandemic
24/07/2020 Raithwaite Trading Company 5.05 135 Property & construction Expanding Whitby Site – Adding 12,800 Sq Ft – 18 Jobs Expected
27/07/2020 Hotel Chocolat 34.2 493 Food & Beverages Creating 200 Jobs – Increased Demand from Online Orders due to Pandemic
27/07/2020 Immediate Media 0.932 1350 Media & publishing Cutting 113 Jobs – Closing 12 Magazines – Impacted by Pandemic – Cutting Costs
28/07/2020 Animal and Plant Health Agency Other public sector Hiring 100 Plant Health Inspectors – Preparation for Activity Increase
28/07/2020 Liberty Pressing Solutions 72.08 583 Engineering & manufacturing 200 Redundancies to be Made – Impacted by Pandemic – Restructuring
29/07/2020 Sky 13900 8294 Media & publishing Moved to New Leeds Office – Creating 500 Customer Service Jobs
29/07/2020 National Trust 9500 Charities 1200 Jobs at Risk of Redundancy – Part of £100m Cost Cutting Plans – 13% of Staff to be Affected – Expected losses of £200m due to Pandemic
30/07/2020 Ministry of Justice Central government 1000 New Probation Officers Roles to be Created – Service going back under Government Control
30/07/2020 Pendragon 4630 9880 Retailing & Wholesaling Plans to Make 1800 Redundancies – Restructuring – Impacted by Pandemic – Closing 15 Dealerships
31/07/2020 Polka Dot Travel 44 Leisure & hospitality Created Eight Jobs – Opening New Call Centre – Business Expansion
31/07/2020 British Heart Foundation 338 4241 Charities 300 Jobs at Risk – Income fall due to Pandemic

A selection of organisations that experienced
job movements during
July 2020

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