Home » Jobs

Category: Jobs

Post
UK Ratings’ jobs down to 8%, new shipping industry stats show

UK Ratings’ jobs down to 8%, new shipping industry stats show

Seafarers union RMT, today lambasted government inaction over challenging super exploitation in the shipping industry after new figures showed that only 11% of employees in the British shipping industry are UK residents. New official figures show there has been a 38% annual increase in the total number of Ratings jobs in the UK shipping industry,...

Post
UK’s net zero economy grew 9% in 2023, report finds

UK’s net zero economy grew 9% in 2023, report finds

The UK’s net zero economy grew by 9% in 2023, a report has revealed, in stark contrast to the 0.1% growth seen in the economy overall. Nevertheless, the report pointed out that strong future growth from green businesses was being put at risk by government policy reversals, lack of investment and competition from the EU...

Post
Women now hold a record 42% of board jobs at Britain’s biggest listed companies… but just ten are FTSE 100 bosses

Women now hold a record 42% of board jobs at Britain’s biggest listed companies… but just ten are FTSE 100 bosses

By Leah Montebello Updated: 22:01 GMT, 26 February 2024 Women hold more than two in five board positions at the country’s biggest listed companies – but ‘step-change’ is still needed to get more into the most powerful jobs. The proportion of boardroom jobs held by women in the FTSE 350 increased by two percentage points...

Post
Chelsea’s ‘billion pound bottle jobs’ RATED: Gary Neville was unimpressed with Mauricio Pochettino’s flops in the Carabao Cup final – so how many of their 30 signings under Todd Boehly have been a success?

Chelsea’s ‘billion pound bottle jobs’ RATED: Gary Neville was unimpressed with Mauricio Pochettino’s flops in the Carabao Cup final – so how many of their 30 signings under Todd Boehly have been a success?

Gary Neville delivered the soundbite of the Carabao Cup final – and probably the whole season – when he labelled Chelsea the ‘blue billion pound bottle jobs.’ It came as Mauricio Pochettino‘s expensively-assembled side lost in extra time to an injury-ravaged Liverpool side fielding several youngsters. Given the strength of the respective line-ups, Chelsea should...

Post
Harwell Campus: Pioneering Innovation and Job Creation in the UK’s Science Sector

Harwell Campus: Pioneering Innovation and Job Creation in the UK’s Science Sector

In a world where innovation and technology increasingly drive economic development and societal progress, the UK’s Harwell Science and Innovation Campus stands out as a beacon of advancement and opportunity. During a recent visit on February 22, 2024, Science Minister Andrew Griffiths toured the campus, including RAL Space, operated by the Science and Technology Facilities...

Post
UK announces new support to boost British exports and investment in the Western Balkans

UK announces new support to boost British exports and investment in the Western Balkans

The UK government will boost British exports and investment to the Western Balkans with up to £15.75bn available to the region in export finance Comes alongside £10 million to accelerate the region’s green transition  Combined support will boost prosperity and jobs both in the region and the UK At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development...

Post
More than 20 jobs planned in YUMe World’s ‘UK first’ Durham expansion – North East Times Magazine

More than 20 jobs planned in YUMe World’s ‘UK first’ Durham expansion – North East Times Magazine

More than 20 jobs are set to be created with the launch of a £1.3 million “UK first-of-its-kind” entertainment venture. YuMe World Durham will open in March. The endeavour, based on the city’s Riverwalk complex, will combine an arcade centre with a desserts restaurant. Building on the success of an existing Newcastle site, bosses say...

Post
UK Shared Prosperity Fund helps individuals gain employment – Shropshire Council Newsroom

UK Shared Prosperity Fund helps individuals gain employment – Shropshire Council Newsroom

26/02/2024 – Permalink Related topics: Corporate / Economic growth / Partner organisations UK Shared Prosperity Fund money is making a definitive and positive impact on individuals across Shropshire. For the last two years the funding has been used to fund “Multiply”, a programme designed to improve numeracy skills for people in the workplace or those...

Post
Looking for a job in tech? Well these are the top cities for job-hunters

Looking for a job in tech? Well these are the top cities for job-hunters

These are the best cities for those looking for a job in tech (Credits: Getty Images) The good news is that the UK tech scene is in rude health. Britain is now the third most valuable startup ecosystem globally, and was worth a whopping £870 billion in 2023. Tech is a really key industry here,...

Post
How to tackle welfare rules that worsen job quality

How to tackle welfare rules that worsen job quality

Current welfare rules force those on benefits to take up any job that’s available, with no consideration of its financial viability, future prospects, or suitability to people’s other needs. This leads to a race to the bottom in terms of the quality of jobs that are on offer. Sharon Wrigh, Katy Jones and  Lisa Scullion put forward...

Post
Job vacancies tumble as interest rates bite

Job vacancies tumble as interest rates bite

Job vacancies have tumbled nearly 15pc as businesses struggle to hire in the face of high borrowing costs and while the UK battles a recession. Vacancies in January fell below 900,000 for the first time since April 2021, according to data from the jobs search engine Adzuna, a drop of 15pc from a year earlier. The...