Telegraph Media Group
The Telegraph Media Group is merging the Daily and Sunday Telegraph newspapers into a seven-day operation, as it restructures into a digital business. 50 digital content roles will be created as part of an £8m investment.
Lanarkshire-based Traveltek, a travel technology specialist, is recruiting 40 more employees, including sales and account management, content and translation staff, as part of its international expansion strategy. It is expanding in Russia and North America.
Lancashire-based Asons Solicitors has taken additional space at its Bolton office, in preparation for the launch of a corporate division in May 2013. Asons is recruiting for 140 staff in litigation and corporate services. It has made a strong start to 2013, with profitability 16% ahead of forecast. 64 employees.
AA Global Language Services
AA Global, which provides translation and interpreting services, is expanding its operations in Hull, one year after opening its office in the city. It is creating 100 new roles, mainly for freelance translators and interpreters, but some management, administrative and business development roles will be available.
Barclays has launched Bridges Into Work, in partnership with National Apprenticeship Service, Tomorrows People and The Princes Trust. The programme aims to find work with SMEs for 10,000 young people. Barclays is also doubling the number of apprentices it is recruiting into its own workforce to 2,000.
Dublin-based animation company Jam Media is creating 40 high quality jobs in Belfast. The investment is supported by Invest Northern Ireland as it will deliver over £1.4million in salaries into the local economy annually.
Home Energy and Lifestyle Management Systems, formerly PV Solar, are creating 150 new jobs after being awarded Green Deal Provider status by the Government.
Manchester IT firm UKFast is planning to develop new headquarters on a 30-acre site 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.
Scottish Enterprise Glasgow
Scottish Enterprise is part funding District 10, a £1.7m development designed to support the creative industries sector in Dundee. The development is expected to create 40 jobs and generate £10m for the local economy over 10 years. Funding has also been provided by European Regional Development Fund, Matthew Trust and the Scottish government.
Surrey-based WorkPlaceLive and Cirrus Stratus, who offer desktop services across a number of industries, have joined forces under the name WorkPlaceLive. Their merger has created 15 jobs. The firm employ a combined 18 workers and hope to hire a further 15 by 2015.