Investec, the wealth and investment business, is relocating its office in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, to larger premises, following a period of business growth. The firm is adding new members to its team. The new office is expected to facilitate further expansion.
Manchester IT firm UKFast is planning to develop new headquarters in the east of the city as part of its ongoing expansion. It plans to double its workforce to 400 staff by 2014 and to build a series of extra data centres in the Manchester area. Turnover £16m.
Electricity North West
Work has started on a new £2million training centre to produce the next generation of electricity supply workers. The academy is due to open by September 2013 and replaces an existing centre near Wigan. The new training facility will create 150 new roles over the next few years.
Cube Precision Engineering
Black Country engineering business has expanded its workforce using a 200,000 funding facility after securing a new exporting contract with Westfalia. The funding is enabling the company to take on 5 additional staff.
FireEye, a provider of software protection against web and email next-generation security threats, is to establish a technical support centre in Cork creating 150 skilled jobs.
GTG Training is developing a £10m training centre in Wednesfield, West Midlands, that will offer up to 160 apprentice courses in business skills, computing and information technology. The centre will also provide automotive and transport sector training and will employ 125 people when it is up to full capacity.
Japanese car manufacturer Toyota is creating 70 new jobs at its engine manufactory plant on Deeside, Wales and recruitment is underway. Turnover £1.78bn, 4,240 employees.
Online bathroom retailer Victoria Plumb is making new appointments within its e-commerce team, to cover management roles, SEO, channel management and content roles.
ServiceSource, which provides cloud-based recurring revenue management services, is expanding its Liverpool office and plans to appoint 100 new staff to joint its existing 165-strong team. The centre serves European technology clients including BlueCoat, NetApp, Progress Software and Riverbed Technology.