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.


Date

Organisation

Turnover £m

Employees

Sector Group

What’s Happening
01/10/20 The Moot Group 20 30 IT & telecommunications Revenue Expected to Reach £50 million By 2022 – Creating 50 Jobs – International Expansion Planned
01/10/20 Halfords 937.5 8,761 Retailing & wholesaling Creating Hundreds of technical Jobs – Growth in autocentre division
02/10/20 PFF Packaging Group 34 215 Engineering & manufacturing Secured PPE Contract – Invested £1m in Product Line – Created 100 Jobs
02/10/20 Stadco 171 768 Vehicles & components 129 Jobs at Risk – Plans to Close Factory in Wales
05/10/20 Ideagen 46.67 451 IT & telecommunications Creating 150 Jobs In Nottingham – Follows Increased Demand & Acquisitions
05/10/20 Cineworld 156 5500 Leisure & hospitality Closing 127 Venues In UK – Temporary Measures – 5,500 Jobs At Risk
06/10/20 Victrex PLC 294 973 Engineering & manufacturing Making 100 Job Cuts – Cutting £9m in costs to boost profit
06/10/20 Dickies Workwear UK 96.11 333 Retailing & wholesaling 280 Jobs at Risk – US Owner plans to discontinue European arm – Restructuring
07/10/20 Dishoom 44.98 853 Leisure & hospitality Creating 100 Jobs – Preparing to re-open
07/10/20 Manchester Airport Group 459 3,109 Transport & storage Plan to Cut 892 Jobs across three sites – Travel downturn due to Pandemic
08/10/20 TGC (2015) Ltd 9.18 160 Leisure & hospitality New Site in Leeds Planned – £14 million Investment – 250 Jobs Expected
08/10/20 Bidfood 2500 4695 Food & beverages Made 500 Redundancies – Closed five depots – Impacted by Pandemic
09/10/20 Tim Hortons 10.3 516 Leisure & hospitality Major Expansion Planned Across UK – 2,000 Jobs Expected – Sales Down 30% Amid Covid19, But Recovery Expected
09/10/20 CooperVision 282.66 2500 Chemicals, pharmac & biotech Making 200 redundancies – Advanced manufacturing processes
12/10/20 Hodgson Sayers 12.61 111 Property & construction Creating 50 Jobs – Increasing demand following lockdown downturn
12/10/20 ICTS Security 99 3100 Business services Plans to make 118 Redundancies – Roles to be affected in Aberdeen and Glasgow – 40% of Workfroce at risk
13/10/20 PwC 3650 24,207 Banks & financial services Midlands Team Expanded – 275 Hires Made – Business Growth
13/10/20 ExxonMobil 7830 2,300 Energy, utilities, waste Cutting 400 UK Jobs – Downsizing Operations in Hampshire – Part of Global Review
14/10/20 Opencast Software 66 IT & telecommunications Headcount Increased By 50% – 180 Further Jobs Expected – Follows Series of New Contract Wins
14/10/20 Leeds City Council 1,001 Local government 600 Jobs at Risk of Redundancy – Cutting £119m in Costs – Impacted by Pandemic
15/10/20 TransPennine Express 268.62 1,175 Transport & storage Investing £1.7m in Cleaning Services – Creating 60 Jobs – Increased demand due to Pandemic
15/10/20 Marston’s 1200 14,000 Leisure & hospitality Plans to Make 2150 Redundancies – Impacted by Coronavirus Trading Restrictions
16/10/20 Gateley Plc 95.5 854 Business services Launching in Northern Ireland – 73 Jobs Created – Global Expansion
16/10/20 Britten Pears Arts 10.83 142 Leisure & hospitality 15 Jobs at risk of redundancy – Secured £950K Investment – Restructuring
19/10/20 Capgemini 1,550 8,353 Business services Secured New Contracts – Potential to Create 250 Jobs
19/10/20 Pret A Manger 710 9,392 Leisure & hospitality Closing Six Stores – Making 400 further Redundancies – Impacted by Pandemic

Region – Private sector  only

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A selection of organisations that experienced
job movements during
October 2020

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