ADIL, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas consultancy, expects turnover to grow by 50% to £31m in 2013, thanks to increased spending on developments in areas like the North Sea. The firm has also increased employees from 109 to 162, with more jobs planned.
Wirral based legal services business, Riverview Law has announced significant expansion plans as it aims to add 100 new staff to its payroll following recent contract wins with FTSE 100 businesses. The majority of the new roles in Riverview Law and Riverview Solicitors, which include lawyers, business law executives and client managers among others, will be based in its Bromborough offices.
Skyscanner, the Scotland based online flight comparison business, is expected to recruit 150 people in Scotland in the next year and to double total employee numbers to 500 to support rapid growth in international markets. Turnover grew by 65%, to £33.5 million in 2012.
Barnsley based energy saving company, NWS, is set to bring 200 new jobs to the area by the end of this year. The company has hired 80 new staff over the past four weeks and plans to hire 120 more over the next four months. The increase in its workforce is because of the company’s approval as a Green Deal Installer and Assessor, which means they can now fit a wider variety of energy saving measures.
Business telecoms company Rainbow Communications has opened new offices in east Belfast after a £250,000 investment. They have also expanded into Scotland creating 14 new jobs in the new Glasgow office, and 6 new jobs in Belfast. The company is the only direct business partner in Northern Ireland for EEs new 4G super fast broadband.
Ceram, the Staffordshire-based materials technology company, is continuing its expansion with 12 new staff being taken on before December 2013. 20 specialist roles have already been created since January 2013. The growth is planned mainly across its service range.
Edinburgh Airport is having a £150m investment over 5 years by increasing the size of the terminal building to include more shops, offices and larger security area. This move will create 100 new jobs with the building work due to start in October 2013.
Gyrodata, which specialises in high-tech drilling equipment, is extending its base in Cumbria by 150 square metres and fitting a separate electronics testing facility. The expansion could create 25 jobs. Turnover £28.9m, 165 employees.
Online fashion retailer, Boohoo.com, with a warehouse in Burnley has announced the creation of 50 new jobs in the North West. The company who has headquarters in Manchester will be recruiting for full time permanent positions across both Burnley and Manchester.
The Car Group
The Car Group, the Staffordshire online car buying service, which trades as wewantanycar.com, is creating 20 jobs across its 60 UK branches. It also plans to open 10 more offices, later in 2013. We Want Any Car has experienced rapid growth since launching and is expanding in London and Scotland