Revenues have climbed by a tenth at Bargain Booze owner Conviviality fuelled by rising sales across all of its business units. In a trading update for the 26 weeks ending 29 October 2017, Conviviality revealed that group unaudited revenues have risen by 9 per cent to £836m. Conviviality Direct sales increased by 7 per cent Read more
The largest workwear company in the UK, whose customers include Spar, Sainsbury’s, Pets at Home, Virgin Trains and Greggs, has reported a surge in revenue and profits for its latest financial year. MWUK, which is headquartered in Castle Donnington, Derbyshire, operates the Dimensions, Alexandra, Boyd Cooper and Yaffy brands. The company also manages the sourcing Read more
Full-year profits have slumped at the parent company of poultry giant 2 Sisters Food Group, which also makes Fox’s Biscuits and Goodfella’s pizzas. Boparan Holdings made a pre-tax profit of £22.8m in its year to 29 July 2017, down from £63.4m the year before. However, the company’s sales increased from £3.1bn to £3.2bn over the Read more
A world food producer has posted record sales of more than £80m as it begins to reap the rewards of a significant investment into new production facilities. The Authentic Food Group has generated record sales of £82.4m in the year to 31 May 2017, up by 12 per cent on a year earlier. The group Read more
Hilton Food Group has completed its £80.8m acquisition of Icelandic Seachill in an ‘exciting’ deal which will broaden the company’s product offering. Hilton’s wholly owned subsidiary, Hilton Foods Ltd, agreed to acquire Grimsby-based Seachill, which produces The Saucy Fish Company range of products, for a cash consideration in October. The specialist international meat packing business Read more
Almost 100 jobs will be created at the Liverpool manufacturing site of influenza vaccine company Seqirus as a result of a major new investment plan. The Liverpool site manufactures bulk material for a range of influenza vaccines, including an adjuvanted influenza vaccine designed for people aged 65 years and above. The bulk material is currently Read more
As a result of the way in which the Easter bank holidays fall in 2018 and 2019, some employers will breach their employees’ annual leave rights unless they furnish them with an extra day’s annual leave. Which employers are affected? The wording in some employees’ contracts may result in an unanticipated shortfall in their holiday Read more
2017 has been a phenomenal year for the Exeter, Cardiff, Newport, Swindon, Bristol and Gloucester branches which are led by Operations Director (South), Richard Thorne. The region will end the year with an annual increase of 35% on turnover. The Management team have worked hard to implement new regional branch processes in 2017 with the Read more
Whatever your role in the workplace, health challenges including back pain, headaches, fatigue or stress can have a significant impact on both your wellbeing and productivity. If you have a chronic illness, studies have shown that you can lose 10-30 days off sick in a year, and the days that you do work, when you Read more
The warning follows the findings of an independent review, commissioned in January and led by former chairman of bankers for HBOS Dennis Stevenson and chief executive of mental health charity Mind Paul Farmer, which also includes analysis by professional services firm Deloitte and the government. A report entitled Thriving at Work, released today following the Read more
With the reports of historical sexual harassment in Hollywood and now Parliament, employees may feel increasingly able to come forward with such claims in the workplace. Will Clift looks at how HR should handle them and the legal grounds for allegations of historical sexual harassment. With more than 60 women now accusing Hollywood mogul Harvey Read more
This article will focus on the case of NHS 24 v Pillar 2017 WL 04516697 which concerned a claimant who was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct. Before discussing the facts of this case, it will be helpful to recap some of the main provisions governing unfair dismissal. Once an employer has established a potentially Read more
Countdown to the GDPR The GDPR will be enforced from 25 May 2018. UK organisations that process the personal data of EU residents have only a short time to ensure that they are compliant. Introduced to keep pace with the modern digital landscape, the GDPR is more extensive in scope and application than the current Read more
On Monday, 6th November, gap personnel were pleased to officially open our new Crewe branch on Edleston Road. gap personnel’s Crewe branch has been in existence since the early days of the company, establishing itself as the premier recruiter in Crewe, and due to continued expansion it became a necessity to relocate to larger premises. Read more
It has been a spectacular year of fundraising to celebrate gap personnel’s 20th year of trading and we could not release the final edition of gap Insight of 2017 without celebrating the efforts of Stuart Dean (29 years) an Account Manager from our Wrexham branch who has made a huge personal contribution to the £20,000 Read more
As part of our charity #GetYourStripes fundraising day on Friday, 18th November 2016, our Credit Control team added to their Had Office entry with a Mannequin Challenge of their own! For more information, or if you would like to get in touch with us: WEBSITE: www.gap-personnel.com FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/gap.personnel TWITTER: @gappersonnel Thank you for watching!
As part of our charity #GetYourStripes fundraising day on Friday, 18th November 2016, Driving Force's Ellesmere Port branch team took part in the recent internet phenomenon, the mannequin challenge. For more information, or if you would like to get in touch with us: WEBSITE: www.gap-personnel.com FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/gap.personnel TWITTER: @gappersonnel Thank you for watching!
As part of our charity #GetYourStripes fundraising day on Friday, 18th November 2016, Driving Force's Bristol branch team took part in the recent internet phenomenon, the mannequin challenge. For more information, or if you would like to get in touch with us: WEBSITE: www.gap-personnel.com FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/gap.personnel TWITTER: @gappersonnel Thank you for watching!