19 November 2012

Job announcements for November week 3

Nextag, an online comparison shopping company is setting up its international headquarters in Ireland creating 125 new jobs.

Contact company Gainshare Partnership is taking on between 60 and 70 new jobs before the end of 2012 with more planned in early 2013.

Ubisoft Reflections
Computer games maker Ubisoft Reflections is creating 40 new jobs as it secures several new games collaborations. The company employed 23 new staff in summer 2012. The new jobs will expand its team to 200 developers.

Outsourcing services company Accenture has launched an apprenticeship programme in Newcastle, offering 40 places on a three-year programme, in partnership with training provider NCG. Twenty apprentices will start in February 2013, with another 20 starting later in the year.

Leicester based architectural firm Rg+p has seen its turnover grow 8 per cent to £1.4m, taken on 35 more staff, and plans a new London office after making it through the economic downturn.

Gama Aviation
Aviation company Gama Aviation, that provides jets for hire is planning a 3.5million expansion at Glasgow Airport. The company is building a giant hangar, increasing its maintenance business, launching an operations centre and opening an exclusive terminal for VIP passengers.

Lewis Silkin
law firm Lewis Silkin has opened a branch in Cardiff. The new office will employ ten staff by the end of 2013. The company received a £160,000 business finance grant from the Welsh Government. Ian Jeffery is the managing partner.

In order to continue its business expansion, professional services company KPMG, has recruited six new partners across its offices in Birmingham, Nottingham and Leicester.

Dual Internationl
Managing general agency Dual has formed a new division to underwrite specialty liability business.

Business Growth Fund
Business Growth Fund, the bank-backed growth capital provider, is recruiting four staff, including investment experts , to increase its team across Yorkshire and the North of England. The company is increasing its investment plans in the region.

Ballard Dale Syree Watson
Accounting company Ballard Dale Syree Watson has expanded by taking on four new graduate employees.

ExecSpace, a fast-growing Edinburgh based business, has secured a major contract with insurance company Standard Life. ExecSpace will book rooms for conferences, meetings and events for Standard Life. ExecSpace expects turnover of £3.2m in 2012 and £5m in 2013.

Approach PR
Award-winning Ilkley-based PR team Approach has built on a successful year with the addition of two new senior account executives. The agency has also been nominated for six Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Industry awards for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

Square One Law
Square One Law has recruited two new trainee solicitors to the firm. The company now has a team of 36.

Europcar UK
In order to continue its business expansion, Hertfordshire based Europcar has appointed Andy Furlong as its new Director of Marketing and Ecommerce for the UK business.

Granted Consultancy
Exeter based start-up technology company Greendesk, which is owned by Granted Consultancy Ltd, has secured two new contracts. The company has signed agreements with an education provider and a utility company.

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