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Santander to close 140 branches, putting more than 1,200 jobs at risk  The Guardian

Spanish-owned bank hopes to find new roles for a third of the UK employees affected.


Shops lose 70,000 jobs in a year, says BRC  BBC News

The state of the High Street continued to worsen at the end of 2018, according to industry experts.


Santander to close 140 branches across UK, putting 1,270 jobs at risk  The Independent

Santander is to close 140 branches, putting 1270 jobs at risk, the bank announced on Wednesday. The company is in talks with unions to try to find new roles for ...


The 20 best jobs in America in 2019, according to Glassdoor  CNBC

These positions have thousands of openings and they offer great pay.


Tesco ‘set to axe hundreds of jobs this week’ in latest cost-cutting drive  The Sun

The job cuts would affect store managers, and the supermarket is understood to be consulting with staff as early as this week.


Amazon, Apple and 13 other top companies with the most $100,000 job openings this month  CNBC

If you're on the hunt for a new job to kickstart your 2019, companies like Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook should be on your radar, according to data ...


JOBS! Grand Hotel to fill 125 jobs at job fair  NBC 15 WPMI

The Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa is now looking to hire more than 125 associates as the busy spring and summer seasons approach. The Grand Hotel has a ...


People with boring jobs tend to design dull jobs for their colleagues  Medical Xpress

Managers and professional employees who have boring and dull jobs themselves are more likely to design demotivating, disengaging, low-skill and repetitive ...


Hundreds of jobs for Teesside as controversial new industrial estate given go-ahead  Gazette Live

Multi-million pound commercial park on outskirts of Eaglescliffe could bring 750 jobs, but nearby residents had objected to plans.


Facebook to create 1,000 jobs in Ireland in 2019  BBC News

The social media giant will expand its workforce in Ireland from 4000 to 5000 during 2019.


Santander to close 140 branches, putting over 1200 jobs at risk  BT.com

Santander is to close 140 branches in the UK, putting more than 1,200 jobs at risk, following a slump in the number of transactions it handles. The bank said it is ...


WATCH: KFC officially opens in Lake providing 62 jobs and a boost for the local economy  Isle of Wight County Press

KFC has officially opened in Lake – providing 62 jobs and a boost for the local economy.


Barclays to cut 280 jobs at Beeston, Leeds office  BBC News

Nearly 300 jobs are to go at Barclays offices in Beeston and the land sold for development.


Anglesey jobs devastation as plastics firm announces plans to close  Daily Post

More than 100 jobs are at risk after Rehau announces plans to close Amlwch site.


Air traffic control job which can pay $200,000 a year, doesn't require degree - but NOBODY wants it  Daily Mail

Candidates only need to be at least 20.5 years old and have passed final high school exams to be eligible for the role, which could eventually reap nearly ...


Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration putting 2,800 jobs at risk  The Independent

Patisserie Valerie has collapsed into administration putting 2800 jobs at risk after the cake chain failed to secure a lending lifeline from banks. The company had ...


Concerns over "parachuting civvies" into top police jobs  News & Star

Concerns have been raised about the parachuting of civvies into top jobs within Cumbria Police.


The 10 Best Jobs Working From Home  Forbes

There are literally hundreds of employers offering jobs from home. The rise of technology and the global economy are making it more necessary and desirable ...


Hundreds of Ageas jobs at risk through Stoke-on-Trent closure  BBC News

The insurance firm says it plans to close a branch in Stoke-on-Trent affecting 388 jobs.


Hundreds of Tesco jobs set to be axed in boss Dave Lewis's drastic bid to cut costs  Daily Mail

Dave Lewis, who earned the nickname 'Drastic Dave' as he wielded the knife at Unilever, has already cut more than 10000 jobs at Tesco since he was ...


Jobs figures: Welsh employment rate hits record high  BBC News

The proportion of adults employed in Wales is as high as the UK as a whole for the first time since records began. The latest figures show that 75.8% of 16-65 ...


Highest-paying supermarket Aldi increases staff wages again - and there are jobs available  Chronicle Live

Aldi has agreed to raise pay for store assistants to £9.10 an hour, which the retailer says has strengthened its position as Britain's best-paying supermarket.


Santander shuts 140 bank branches - more than ONE THOUSAND British jobs AT RISK  Express

SANTANDER is to close 140 branches in the UK, putting more than 1200 jobs at risk, following a slump in the number of transactions it handles.


Jobs UP, economy UP, earnings UP… so what happened to predictions of Brexit bust?  The Sun

This week has seen yet more good news on the economy as unemployment falls and wages continue to rise.


Anger and shock as more than 100 council jobs could be slashed  Dorset Echo

NOTICES warning of more than a hundred possible redundancies have gone out to council staff in rural Dorset – angering union officials and Labour.


New Northern Ireland 100-bed hotel could create up to 500 jobs  Belfast Telegraph

A new multi-million pound development plan for Newtownabbey, which could create up to 500 jobs, has received the green light despite teething issues.


Jobs go at West Somerset Railway amid three-month closure after safety inspection  Somerset County Gazette

THREE jobs have been axed at West Somerset Railway (WSR) as the organisation confronts a need 'to reduce costs'.


What the jobs report doesn't tell you  Marketplace.org

Javier Cobo knows that people don't always re-enter the workforce by choice.


Milton Keynes based Santander is to shut 140 branches placing 1270 jobs at risk  MKFM

The lender said its decision was the result of more customers banking on digital platforms - resulting in less demand for its physical banking services.


Plans for new £20 million mill which would bring 50 jobs to Fife  The Courier

A Scottish firm is planning to construct a state-of-the-art mill at a cost of £20 million that will bring 50 jobs to Fife. 2Agriculture intends to build the 41-metre tall mill ...


50 jobs axed as Coventry company enters administration  Coventry Telegraph

Joint administrators from Grant Thornton were appointed to Economy Energy on January 14.


House of Fraser in Metrocentre to stay open, saving hundreds of jobs  Chronicle Live

Owner Mike Ashley has reached a rent agreement with Metrocentre owners Intu - and three other stores have also been saved.


Some of the best paid jobs which are up for grabs in the North East right now  Chronicle Live

From kitchen designers, consultant microbiologists and the Head of Healthcare at HMP Northumberland - here are some of the highest paid jobs advertised in ...


Here's how a 100% renewable energy future can create jobs and even save the gas industry  The Conversation AU

The world can limit global warming to 1.5℃ and move to 100% renewable energy while still preserving a role for the gas industry, and without relying on ...


Kensey Foods closure: 650 jobs to go at Launceston site  BBC News

Kensey Foods, which operates from a site in Cornwall, says it has been "loss making" for six years.


Health start-up uBiome cuts more than 50 jobs  CNBC

UBiome, which sells a test to help consumers monitor their gut health, cut more than 50 of its 250 positions.


Jobs fear sends shiver through fund industry  Financial Times

Many investment companies have announced large redundancies, with more expected in 2019.


Philips to close Suffolk factory putting 430 jobs at risk  BBC News

Electronics giant Philips is to close its only UK factory, at Glemsford, Suffolk, with the loss of 430 jobs. The firm said it would close the site, which makes baby ...


US to help Puerto Ricans who lost jobs after hurricanes  WVLT.TV

Puerto Ricans who lost their jobs after hurricanes Maria and Irma can start applying for disaster unemployment assistance after the U.S. doubled the 26 weeks of ...


Jobs question mark at East Lancs plastic firm  Lancashire Telegraph

JOBS are under threat at an East Lancashire manufacturer after a visit from their American owners.


100 jobs in Suffolk are saved as company is bought up  East Anglian Daily Times

A firm that faced the prospect of complete collapse has been spared in the final hour by a buyout that secures the future of its office in Sudbury.


Burger restaurant Five Guys announces jobs at new Peterborough branch  Peterborough Telegraph

Burger chain Five Guys has announced plans to open its first branch in Peterborough.


Aldi's £44,000 a year jobs pay same salary as world's top law firms  Mirror Online

The £44000 pay package of the budget supermarket's graduate scheme, which also includes a company Audi.


Australia's deadliest jobs: Most dangerous occupations and work places revealed  Daily Mail

The three most dangerous jobs in Australia have been revealed in Safework Australia's Work-related Traumatic Injury Fatalities report.


Elon Musk's Tesla to cut about 3,000 jobs as cars 'too expensive'  BBC News

Electric carmaker Tesla has said it will cut its workforce by 7% after the "most challenging" year in its history. In an email to staff on the firm's website, founder ...


Global growth and trade worries weigh on stocks  Financial Times

Sterling reclaims $1.29 after reassuring UK jobs data.


US adds 312,000 jobs in December, far surpassing expectations  The Guardian

The US added 312,000 jobs in December, a huge rise well above forecasts that came amid volatile stock markets, a government shutdown and signs the ...


William Hill to close almost half of betting shops putting 4,500 jobs at risk  The Sun

Bookmaker William Hill has confirmed it may have to close 40 per cent of its high street stores, due to changes in gambling laws that will result in shops ...


Over 23,000 shops and 175,000 high street jobs predicted to disappear in 2019  iNews

In the latest knock to UK high streets, new research has found over 20000 shops and 175000 jobs are set to be lost over this year.


Jobs boost for Canterbury as Bridge Place gears up for luxury hotel opening  Kent Online

More than 500 people have applied for jobs at a £5.5 million luxury boutique hotel due to open in May.


Jobs boost as new bargain supermarket to open in Walsall  Birmingham Live

The Food Warehouse allows you to buy cheap food in bulk.


Jaguar Land Rover and Ford to axe thousands of jobs  The Guardian

JLR to cut 4500 jobs globally with UK management roles most affected.


The jobs market in East Anglia, which companies are hiring in Suffolk? | Suffolk and Essex Business News  East Anglian Daily Times

Job figures for East Anglia are refreshingly buoyant - but with Brexit around the corner, the future looks uncertain.


More than 175,000 retail jobs will be cut from the High Street this year  Daily Mail

A slump in the value of retail property is expected to see 23395 shops shut as customers shun town centres in favour of internet shopping, according to property ...


Ford to cut thousands of jobs in turnaround plan  BBC News

Carmaker Ford has announced plans for a major shake-up of its operations in the UK and mainland Europe. It is expected to lead to thousands of job losses ...


This huge new warehouse is coming to Sinfin and bringing new jobs  Derbyshire Live

New jobs look set to be on their way to a Derby business park now that plans for a huge distribution warehouse have been given the green light. Two years ago ...


'I guess I found a MAGIC WAND!' Trump boasts manufacturing jobs record as he mocks Obama  Daily Mail

Trump tweeted: 'The previous administration said manufacturing will not come back to the U.S., “you would need a magic wand.” I guess I found the MAGIC ...


GBP/USD keeps the red below 1.2900 handle ahead of UK jobs data  FXStreet

Fails to capitalize on the overnight uptick led by the UK PM May's Brexit Plan B. • The global flight to safety underpins USD and exerts so.


UK jobs boom strongest in South Yorkshire and Merseyside, thinktank finds  The Guardian

South Yorkshire and Merseyside recorded the strongest levels of jobs growth in the decade since the financial crisis, according to a report that also finds ...


How HS2 project in Flintshire is set to create more jobs and work for county's firms  LeaderLive

MORE jobs are to be created as booming Flintshire firms continue their hard work towards a major national transport project, it has been revealed.


Edinburgh City Council could cut 300 jobs to save £41m  BBC News

Up to 300 jobs could go at City of Edinburgh Council this year in a bid to save £41m. Closing the posts is part of a range of measures designed to save the ...


Family coach firm ceases trading with loss of all 25 jobs  The Press, York

A FAMILY coach firm which dates back to 1935 has ceased trading, with the loss of all 25 jobs.


These are South Africa's 10 best-paying jobs right now – with salaries over R6 million a year  Business Insider South Africa

Economic growth in South Africa in 2019 will likely push up salaries, but people in these top positions are not exactly hurting for money.


More jobs are a positive but where will employees live?  RTE.ie

In the past week we have had two of the biggest jobs announcements by numbers since the financial crisis.


Saving Jobs At Sears: The New Math, According To Eddie Lampert  Forbes

Eddie Lampert says his deal for Sears will save 50000 jobs—or maybe 45000, or 40000. Whatever the number, it's hard to make the math work.


Chief Constable launches new CNC jobs website  GOV.UK

Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) Chief Constable Mike Griffiths, CBE, has launched a new CNC recruitment website.


Why your name matters in the search for a job  BBC News

Why jobseekers with ethnic names change personal details on their CVs.


"Jobs of the future” surged in 2018  Axios

The U.S. job market is brushing up against its best performance in a half-century, but certain occupations are in greater demand than most — those involving ...


TreeHouse closing St. Louis office, cutting 170 jobs  STLtoday.com

TreeHouse acquired Ralcorp, a private label food business formerly headquartered in downtown St. Louis, from ConAgra Foods in 2015.


Great Jobs for Animal Lovers | Salaries and Benefits  U.S. News & World Report

These careers with animals are ideal jobs for people who love dogs, cats and other beasts.


What the Tesco call centre workers who lost their jobs last year are doing now  Wales Online

There were tears and hugs as 1100 staff at Tesco House left for the last time, but many have landed on their feet.


Tesla job cuts: Electric car firm to axe thousands of workers worldwide, CEO Elon Musk announces  The Independent

Tesla is to cut thousands of jobs across its global workforce, the company announced on Friday. The electric car manufacturer said it would reduce staff numbers ...


ANC manifesto: Land, jobs and blockchain  BBC News

Ahead of South Africa's elections in May, President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled the ruling African National Congress (ANC) manifesto. The BBC's Andrew ...


Jobs lost as plant hire firm goes into administration  BBC News

The Hawk group had been affected by a delay in starting anticipated projects, administrators say.


Federal jobs aren't the ticket to a middle-class life they used to be  CBS News

A U.S. government job was once cherished for offering stable work and decent pay -- then politics happened.


As crops and jobs dry up, kids in Marathwada the worst hit  Times of India

India News: BEED: Ahead of Republic Day, students of the Kotan zilla parishad school are busy preparing to write an essay on the searing drought that has ...


49 jobs at risk as Clarks eyes Somerset factory closure  Retail Gazette

Footwear retailer Clarks is poised to close down its factory in Somerset less than two years after it opened, placing 49 jobs at risk.


Bridgend Ford: Electric cars idea to keep plant jobs  BBC News

Electric cars could hold the key to saving threatened jobs at Ford's plant in Bridgend, an AM has said. Ford wants to cut 370 workers in the first phase of up to ...


Jose Mourinho says he has rejected three job offers since his Man Utd sacking  SkySports

Jose Mourinho has revealed he has already turned down three job opportunities since he was sacked by Manchester United in December.


Ever fancied working for the emergency services? Here are 11 jobs you can apply for  Chronicle Live

Among those hiring staff are Northumbria Police, Durham Constabulary, the North East Ambulance *Service*, and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue - and here are ...


There are lots of jobs in IT, we ourselves are hiring massively: Rajesh Gopinathan, TCS  Economic Times

We are comfortable in terms of maintaining our aspirational margin band of 26-28%, says TCS CEO.


10 jobs that aren’t worth their pricey educational requirements  Fox Business

After graduation, the payoff is often less than inspiring.


EPFO says 15-month high of 7.32 lakh new jobs recorded in November 2018  India Today

The EPFO data paints a rosy picture of job growth in the past year. It claims that almost 73.50 lakh new subscribers were added to its social security schemes ...


Cheektowaga plant changing course, new plan includes job cuts  WKBW-TV

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Cheektowaga employer announced Tuesday it will be changing its focus in Western New York, and local jobs will be lost ...


Boston firm coming to Sibley Square, promises 45 new tech jobs  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Catalant Technologies will lease space from NextCorps and expects to open in February.


Verizon cutting about 800 jobs in troubled media business  Star Tribune

Verizon is cutting about 800 jobs, or 7 percent of its media and advertising employees, as it reorganizes the troubled division.


Buddy's Pizza bringing acclaimed food, 100 jobs to W. MI  WOODTV.com

At long last, Buddy's Pizza is coming to West Michigan, and it's bringing 100 jobs with it.


Business Live: 22 January  BBC News

All the latest business and company news from the UK and around the globe.


Pay gap in Canadian tech jobs is nearly $20000 per year, study finds  BNNBloomberg.ca

TORONTO -- Women in Canadian tech jobs, with a bachelor's degree or higher, earn nearly $20,000 less a year than their male counterparts -- and that pay gap ...


How light rail will change downtown Durham housing and jobs  News & Observer

Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit will bring new development along its stops in downtown Durham. Community group wants to make sure there is enough ...


Marks & Spencer to close 17 stores - with 1,000 jobs at risk | Business News  Sky News

Marks & Spencer plans to close 17 more stores with the loss of 1,000 jobs, as the retailer continues to restructure its business in the face of changing consumer ...


Junior bankers keep leaving for these particular jobs at Palantir  eFinancialCareers

It may no longer serve artisanal pork products in its snack kitchen, but analytics company Palantir still has some sort of draw for junior bankers. One of its more ...


Indian railways to provide 23,000 jobs under 10% EWS quota  India Today

Railways is set to become the first government department to implement the 10 per cent quota for the general category poor, providing around 23,000 jobs in the ...


Facebook to create 1,000 jobs at new Dublin campus  The Irish Times

Tech giant also announces €1m euro investment in the National Anti-Bullying Centre.


This week's top architecture and design jobs include Herzog & de Meuron and Mecanoo  Dezeen

The top positions in architecture, interiors and design on Dezeen Jobs this week include opportunities at Herzog & de Meuron and Mecanoo.


600 jobs for Wakefield as creative industry gets a £4.4m boost  Wakefield Express

Wakefield is set to become the creative heart of the North, with a £4.4m boost for the district's cultural and creative industries.


FCA components business to create 106 jobs in Oakland County  Detroit Free Press

Magneti Marelli, a division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, will expand its Auburn Hills headquarters.


Travelodge is giving jobs to unemployed parents who need flexibility around the school run  Somerset Live

The chain promises guaranteed hours and flexible shifts around the school run.


Jobs at Trentbarton buses are up for grabs, including chance to be 'mystery customer'  Nottinghamshire Live

Drivers may make up the bulk of Trentbarton's workforce but the bus company says it would be lost without "many of the people who keep the wheels turning ...