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.


Date

Organisation

Turnover £m

Employees

Sector Group

What’s Happening
01/06/2020 Judges Scientific 82.5 497 Banks & financial services Scientific Instrument Specialist Acquired – £5.3 million Deal – Part of Ongoing Acquisition Strategy
01/06/2020 Aldo UK 29 302 Retailing & wholesaling In Administration – 300 Jobs at Risk – Five Stores Closed – Restructuring
02/06/2020 Charles River Laboratories 83.6 60 Chemicals, pharmac & biotech 60 Jobs at Risk – Closing Two Plants in Scotland – Moving Operations out of UK
02/06/2020 Fishers Services Ltd 34 726 Engineering & manufacturing 84 Jobs Lost – Closed Perth Plant – Unviable Site
03/06/2020 The L.S. Starrett Company 15 150 Engineering & manufacturing 100 Jobs at Risk – Cutting Manufacturing & Support Roles at Scottish Borders Site – Downturn in Trade
03/06/2020 Agxio 50 Food & Beverages £750,000 Investment Secured – Plans for National Expansion – 5 Jobs Created
04/06/2020 Smylie 22.4 61 Business services £4.5 million Investment Secured – Planning International Expansion – Business Growth
04/06/2020 Stoneforce 23 56 Property & construction In Liquidation – Funding Plans Fall Through – 60 Jobs Lost
05/06/2020 Finnebrogue 61.1 324 Food & Beverages Plans to Create 340 Jobs – £63m facility investment plans
05/06/2020 PPHE Hotel Group 10.5 1500 Leisure & hospitality Operational Restructure Planned – UK Redundancies Expected – Plan to Preserve Cash
08/06/2020 SPS Technologies 47 529 Aerospace & defence Cutting 420 Jobs – Jobs in Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire & Leicestershire At Risk – Part of Business Restructure
08/06/2020 Steeper Group 36.8 419 Engineering & manufacturing US-based Firm Acquired – Portfolio Growth – Creating Jobs – UK & US Expansion Planned
09/06/2020 Wyman Gordon 104 298 Aerospace & Defence Cutting 72 Scottish Jobs – Follows Significant Drop in Orders Amid Downturn in Aviation – Part of Global Restructure
09/06/2020 Addo Food Group 313 2722 Food & Beverages Creating 65 Jobs in Shropshire – Increased Demand – Expanding Product Lines
10/06/2020 Low Carbon Farming Ltd 10 Environment, science & technology Major Greenhouse Project Planned – Creating 150 North Wales Jobs – £50 million Investment
10/06/2020 Atkins 776.9 6,900 Business services Cutting 280 Infrastructure Roles – Follows Project Delays Amid Covid19 Outbreak – Cost Synergies Sought
11/06/2020 Centrica plc 29,700 31,780 Energy, Utilities, Waste Plan to Simplify Business Structure – Cutting 5,000 Jobs – Senior Leadership Roles Affected
11/06/2020 CityFibre 3 232 IT & Telecommunications Creating 2,000 Jobs Per Year Until 2025 – Part of Nationwide Investment Totalling £4 billion
12/06/2020 Poundstretcher 434.62 5500 Retailing & wholesaling Preparing for CVA – Half of Stores could close – Restructuring – More than 3000 Jobs at Risk
12/06/2020 Britishvolt Electronic & Electrical Seeking Site for New Factory – Plans to create 4000 Jobs – Plans for Wales Site
15/06/2020 Carey Group Plc 575. 3 1,506 Engineering & Manufacturing Restructuring Programme Underway – Cutting Jobs After Drop in Turnover – Cost Synergies Sought – CEO to Depart
15/06/2020 Bridgend Paper Mills 130 270 Consumer goods & services Creating 74 Jobs – £100m Expansion of Paper Mill – Business Growth
16/06/2020 Oliver Kay Produce 100 Food & Beverages 150 Jobs at Risk of Redundancy – Closing Bolton Site – Transferring Base to Bradford
16/06/2020 The Green Energy Advice Bureau 68 Energy, Utilities, Waste Plans to Create 50 Jobs – Expanding Sales Teams – Entering Energy Sector
17/06/2020 MyTutor 50 Busines Services £4 million Funding Raised – Developing Platform to Meet Demand – Business Expansion Plans
17/06/2020 Wabtec 166.29 1,808 Engineering & Manufacturing 450 Job Cuts Planned in Doncaster – Fall in Demand
18/06/2020 Suite Hospitality Ltd 7.7 177 Leisure & Hospitality In Administration – 100 Jobs At Risk – Buyer Sought
18/06/2020 EP Barrus 63.7 182 Business services £26.7 million MoD Contract Secured – 7 Year Deal – Supports 40 Jobs – Business Growth
19/06/2020 Virgin Media 2,700 12,516 IT & Telecommunications 98 Contact Sentre Roles Created in Sheffield – Part of Plans for UK Growth
19/06/2020 KDC/One Swallowfield 120 Consumer goods & services 122 Jobs at Risk – Closing Bideford Factory – Restructuring
22/06/2020 Travel 2 117.7 194 Leisure & hospitality Plan to Relocate Operations from Glasgow to England – 200 Jobs At Risk – Parent to Merge Businesses
22/06/2020 Metro Bank 518 3,552 Banks & financial services Opening Branch in Yorkshire – Created 25 Jobs – Business Expansion
23/06/2020 Castell Howell Foods 127 700 Food & beverages Plan to Cut Jobs – Drop in Trade Following Covid19 – Sales Down 65%
23/06/2020 Picsolve 30 647 Leisure & hospitality Acquired Out of Administration – 607 Jobs Secured – Business Integration Expected
24/06/2020 Jet2 2,960 8,383 Transport & Storage Cutting 380 Jobs Amid Covid19 Downturn – Cabin Crew Roles Affected
24/06/2020 Ocucon 10 Business services Creating 50 Jobs – Follows Huge Demand for New Product – Plan for US Expansion
25/06/2020 Bradford College 10,001 Education Cutting 107 Jobs – Cost Cutting – Saving £1.5m in Costs
25/06/2020 Volt Electric Bikes 15 Retailing & wholesaling Opened New Factory in Milton Keynes – Created 30 Jobs – Busienss Growth
25/06/2020 Keywords Studios 225.16 5,238 IT & telecommunications Gateshead-based Company Acquired – £2 million Deal – Further Acquisitions Expected Following £100 million Funding Deal
25/06/2020 Terex UK Ltd 368 1,558 Engineering & Manufacturing Planning to cut 300 Jobs – Reducing Salaries – Restructuring
29/06/2020 University of Bristol 7,000 Education Leading £46 million Media Project – 700 Jobs Expected – Creating New Hub
30/06/2020 The Football Association 467.23 1,186 Leisure & hospitality Making 82 Redundancies – Making Potential Losses of £300m – Impacted by Lockdown – Closing 42 Vacant Positions
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 – 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

Region – Private Sector Only

Job Gains

Gain %

Job Losses

Loss %
London 4783 25.8% 27690 40.0%
North West 786 4.2% 9798 14.1%
South East 2658 14.3% 8129 11.7%
East Midlands 276 1.5% 5739 8.3%
West Midlands 7696 41.5% 4680 6.8%
East of England 227 1.2% 4473 6.5%
Yorkshire and the Humber 775 4.2% 4105 5.9%
South West 44 0.2% 819 1.2%
North East 456 2.5% 638 0.9%
England Total 17701 95.5% 66071 95.4%

Sector Group – Private Only

Job Gains

Gain %

Job Losses

Loss %
Leisure & hospitality 80 0.4% 10673 15.4%
Transport & Storage 6317 34.1% 9902 14.3%
Retailing & Wholesaling 2698 14.6% 9738 14.1%
Energy, utilities, waste 689 3.7% 8038 11.6%
Food & Beverages 776 4.2% 5977 8.6%
Engineering & Manufacturing 636 3.4% 5672 8.2%
Aerospace & defence 1271 6.9% 5038 7.3%
Property & Construction 631 3.4% 4937 7.1%
Vehicles & Components 131 0.6% 2560 3.7%
Chemicals, pharmac & biotech 111 0.6% 2560 3.7%
Business services 1852 10.0% 1332 1.9%
Banks & financial services 72 0.4% 791 1.1%
IT & telecommunications 2462 13.3% 560 0.8%
Media & publishing 200 1.1% 299 0.4%
Electronics and electrical 50 0.3% 270 0.4%
Consumer goods & services 80 0.4% 219 0.3%
Health & veterinary services 485 2.6% 70 0.1%
Total 18541 100% 69271 100%

A selection of organisations that experienced
job movements during
June 2020

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