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28 November, 2017

Revenue and profits jump for workwear giant

Revenue and profits jump for workwear giant
Posted in : November/December 2017 on by : gap personnel

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
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28 November, 2017

Hilton Food Group completes exciting Seachill deal

Hilton Food Group completes exciting Seachill deal
Posted in : November/December 2017 on by : gap personnel

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
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28 November, 2017

Influenza specialist investment to create almost 100 jobs

Influenza specialist investment to create almost 100 jobs
Posted in : November/December 2017 on by : gap personnel

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
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27 November, 2017

Why some employers must provide extra holiday in 2018

Why some employers must provide extra holiday in 2018
Posted in : November/December 2017 on by : gap personnel
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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
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27 November, 2017

Southern gap branches continue growth curve

Southern gap branches continue growth curve
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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
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27 November, 2017

How to use wellness to maximise peak performance

How to use wellness to maximise peak performance
Posted in : November/December 2017 on by : gap personnel
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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
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27 November, 2017

Recruiters warned to heed Equalities Act in question about mental health conditions

Recruiters warned to heed Equalities Act in question about mental health conditions
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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
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