Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup – Week 24


Weekly Roundup – Week 24

END Clothing launch Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor Programme

We were delighted to be on site at our partner END Clothing last week to launch their new apprenticeship programme… continue reading

Labour Market Update – May 2024

The latest ONS Labour Market Overview show that:

  • UK unemployment rate increased again to 4.3%, 1.486 million people unemployed
  • Unemployment amongst young people remains high, particularly the youngest age group (aged 16-17 = 26.3% / aged 18-24 = 11.2%)
  • Employment rate was largely unchanged at 74.5%, 32.97 million people employed… continue reading


Maintenance Engineer – Newton Aycliffe

Senior Automation Engineer – Newton Aycliffe

Automower Technician – Newton Aycliffe

Maintenance Support Technician – Newton Aycliffe



FLT Counterbalance Driver – Stanley

Dresser – Ferryhill

CNC Operator – Ferryhill

Hygiene Operative – Middlesbrough

Bendi Flexi Pivot FLT Driver – Newton Aycliffe (Temp to Perm)



Production Operative – Newcastle


More than two thirds of working parents consider quitting jobs because of childcare costs, research finds

More than two thirds (70 per cent) of working parents in the UK have left or are considering leaving their job as a result of the cost of childcare, new research by HR platform Remote has revealed… continue reading

Closing the employment age gap would generate £9bn a year for the economy, analysis reveals

Closing the employment age gap for older workers could generate £9bn a year for the UK economy, according to a new analysis by the Centre for Ageing Better… continue reading

UK lags Europe on technical skills proficiency and AI upskilling, study finds

The UK is behind European peers on global technology and technical skills proficiency, placing 45th out of 109 countries in a global report looking at skill proficiency trends. This is despite government-backed efforts to establish the UK as a science and technology powerhouse by 2030, a report has shown… continue reading

Wellbeing Hot Topics – June 2024

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