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  • gap personnel donate over £800 to The Brain Tumour Charity
    As part of gap personnel’s ongoing charity work as part of the company’s 20th anniversary, we are pleased to have recently donated over £800 to The Brain Tumour Charity. The donation comes as part of the “We are Aware 10p challenge”, setup by fundraiser, Elizabeth Devey. Elizabeth is a lifelong friend of gap personnel Blackburn Branch Manager, Helen Mathews and has created the campaign following...
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  • Reputational damage: six preventative measures for employers
    Protecting your organisation’s reputation is essential but how can employers ensure any damage is kept to a minimum? We list six ways you can reduce the risk. 1 – Implement a robust social media policy Employers should implement and circulate a robust social media policy that sets out clear rules on social media use. For Read more
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  • “Sleep-in” shifts and the National Minimum Wage
    Employers who require workers to work “sleep-in” shifts have no doubt had to consider the difficult question of whether workers who sleep in to enable them to fulfil their duties if required, carry out “time work” for the entire duration of their shift. If not then, technically they are only entitled to be paid the Read more
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  • Steelmaking giant returns to profit
    The Cardiff-based Celsa Steel UK group of companies, one of the largest steelmakers in Europe, has reported a return to profit in its latest financial results. Earlier this year, the company revealed plans to invest more than £3.5m in its facilities, securing hundreds of jobs. Celsa is the UK’s largest manufacturer of steel reinforcement products, Read more
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  • Vampire Vape buys new premises
    Vampire Vape, a Blackburn-based business that makes liquids for the e-cigarette industry, is expanding again after buying new multimillion-pound premises in the town. It has bought a 115,000 sq ft factory and offices in Global Way close to the M65 between Blackburn and Darwen, which represents the company’s second major expansion in a year. Founded by Read more
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  • US group completes Weetabix takeover
    US cereal maker Post Holdings has completed its £1.4bn acquisition of Weetabix. The company confirmed news of the transaction in April following months of media speculation after former owner Bright Food put Weetabix up for sale earlier in the year. The deal completed yesterday (3 July 2017) and was partially funded by a $1bn incremental term loan Read more
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  • ‘Good progress’ for textile manufacturer as sales rise
    Sales have grown at James Dewhurst Group with the Lancashire-based technical textiles manufacturer’s UK operations reporting “good progress” in the year leading up to its takeover by a Belgian company. The group designs and manufactures high-performance engineered reinforcement fabrics with production facilities at Altham in Lancashire and Georgia in the US. In May 2017 it Read more
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  • Solid state sales surge as company eyes expansion
    Revenues have hit the £40m mark at Redditch-headquartered Solid State, with the electronics manufacturer now aiming to double in size over the next five years. Turnover increased from £36.8m in the year to 31 March 2017, while pre-tax profits climbed to £2.7m from £2.6m. Solid State chairman Tony Frere said the year was “very productive Read more
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  • Clarks to open Somerset manufacturing facility
    Historic shoe retailer Clarks is set to open a new manufacturing facility at its Somerset headquarters, creating about 80 jobs. The new facility will produce up to 300,000 desert boots a year. It will be located in Street, where the company was founded in 1825. The factory has been two years in development and is Read more
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  • N-Trust expands care sector reach with takeover of PCB
    Creating a group with a combined £6m turnover and 40 staff, the deal is part of N-Trust’s growth strategy, which will be delivered through increased investments and further acquisitions. N-Trust, led by founder and managing director John Coyne and majority shareholders Gary Dewhurst and Mark Roberts – founder and managing director of national recruiter, gap Read more
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  • gap donates £2,300 to CHICS Wirral
    As part of the gap personnel group’s 20th anniversary celebrations, the group has setup the gap charity foundation, with the aim to raise £20,000 for worthy charities around the UK in 2017. CHICS (The Children’s Cancer Support Group) are based in the North West, covering Merseyside, the Wirral, North Wales and West Cheshire, providing support Read more
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  • gap personnel are recruiting at Regatta
    We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our ever growing team. You must be able to demonstrate strong team work and individual motivation and act on your own initiative with self-motivation, to get the job done. Being able to maintain extremely high site and health and safety standards. We are looking for people with experience in various different warehouse roles,...
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  • Plans revealed for £20m glass facility
    Plans have been unveiled for a £20m glass manufacturing centre to be established at the Magna attraction in Rotherham. The Glass Futures project is the brainchild of the British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation in Sheffield and is backed by a consortium including two of the world’s largest glass manufacturers, as well as Siemens and Leeds University. Read more
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  • Aerospace products maker confirms flotation plan
    A £15m-turnover aerospace products manufacturer headquartered in Burnley has confirmed its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange. Velocity Composites, which operates from a purpose-built 26,000 sq ft facility at AMS Technology Park in Burnley with an additional base at Fareham in Hampshire, has outlined plans to join the AIM growth market. The company Read more
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  • Bentley expansion masterplan set for green light
    A masterplan setting out how luxury carmaker Bentley could expand its Crewe headquarters, which already employs approximately 4,000 staff, looks set to be given the green light. A development framework and masterplan, drawn up by Bentley in discussion with Cheshire East Council, is due to be considered by the local authority’s cabinet next Tuesday (9 Read more
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  • EXPERT OPINION: Why tackling modern slavery should be on your radar
    Jantine Werdmuller von Elgg, Strategy, Policy, Partnerships & Communications Manager at Stronger Together provides our Expert Opinion this month. Jantine is an anti-human trafficking and modern slavery specialist with over six years’ experience working for private, non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations. Earlier this year two brothers were prosecuted and jailed for six years for modern ...
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  • Nomads secure European football with highest ever league finish
    Connah’s Quay Nomads have secured their place in the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League by finishing as runners up in the Dafabet Welsh Premier League. The Club’s second place finish marks their highest ever placing in the top flight of Welsh domestic football having finished fourth last season before qualifying for the Europa League for the Read more
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  • Record year as Vertu sets sights on further growth
    Automotive retail giant Vertu Motors has expressed “confidence for the future” on the back of increasing sales towards the £3bn mark. The Gateshead-headquartered company operates a network of 124 sales outlets across the UK, with its dealerships operating predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Farnell and Macklin Motors brand names. For the year to 28 Read more
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  • John Lewis sets aside £36m to cover potential wage costs
    The employee-owned partnership behind John Lewis and Waitrose has set aside £36m after discovering it may have broken national minimum wage rules. The group said it was looking at its practice of “pay averaging” which aims to “smooth out” a partner’s pay over a year to ensure a consistent amount is paid to them each Read more
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  • Flint branch sees Egg-cellent response to Easter charity campaign
    This Easter, the gap personnel group’s Flint branch collected Easter Eggs that had been donated from staff in branch, family members and from clients to support two local charities in Flintshire. It is the third year in succession that the branch have collected eggs for charity and have seen fantastic response on each occassion. The Read more
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  • Work and Pensions Committee calls for ‘worker’ status as default
    The Work and Pensions Committee (WPC) has called on government to close legislation loopholes, which it claims enable “bogus” self-employment practices. This is according to a WPC report, published recently, as part of an inquiry that had to be curtailed due to June’s forthcoming general election in which the committee heard from ‘gig economy’ companies Read more
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  • Why tackling modern slavery should be on your radar
    Earlier this year two brothers were prosecuted and jailed for six years for modern slavery. They had recruited 18 vulnerable men from Poland and trafficked them to work in a warehouse in Derbyshire. They had seized the workers’ bank cards and only given them about a third of their promised wages, about £90 instead of Read more
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  • Beyond Compliance
    It has always been the fundamental aim of gap personnel that all of its business and other practices be conducted at all times in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations of the United Kingdom, officiating bodies, and where reasonably practicable adopt, embrace and promote compliance policies and procedures bespoke to our clients and the Read more
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  • Gender pay gar reporting: A step towards equality?
    Under the Equality Act 2010(Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/172) (“GPG Regulations”) and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/353) (“SDPA Regulations”) all large private, voluntary and public sector employers must publish details of their Gender Pay Gap on both their own website and a designated government Read more
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  • Get to know our Payroll Manager, Charlotte Owens
    How long have you worked for gap personnel? 12 years What are the main challenges of working in a busy payroll department which payrolls thousands of workers on a weekly basis? It’s very intense, the deadlines are rigid and there is no let up – once you’ve finished one week you’re on to the next. Read more
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  • gap come highly commended at Recruiter Awards
    The gap personnel group are pleased to confirm that the company have been awarded the prestigious Highly Commended status for Best Temporary Recruitment Agency at the 2017 Recruiter Awards. The awards event took place at Grosvenor House in London on May 3rd which saw Managing Director, Mark Roberts attend the event along with Sales Support Read more
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  • E-Commerce: gap onsite’s specialist retail division launch
    2017 has certainly been an interesting year so far: Brexit is now upon us, the Apprenticeship Levy has recently been launched, and the National Living and Minimum Wage rates have increased in line with updated government legislation. While every sector in the UK has felt the effects of this year’s challenges, ever-increasing market growth and Read more

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