Jobs support centre to be set up in Hull city centre’s former M&S store

Jobs support centre to be set up in Hull city centre’s former M&S store

A temporary jobcentre is to be set up in Hull’s former Marks & Spencer building to help people who have become unemployed as a result of the pandemic. Hull-based commercial property developer Wykeland, which purchased the former M&S store last summer, has agreed to let the ground floor of the landmark building to the Department for Work and Pensions for it to be used as one of a network...

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GB Recruitment introduces four-day weeks

GB Recruitment introduces four-day weeks

The rapidly growing GB Recruitment aims to improve the work-life balance of their employees by allowing them more time to spend with family and friends. Inspired by the results of Microsoft’s Work-Life Choice Challenge in Japan, GB Recruitment is introducing four-day weeks as of January 2020. The extra days' leave will be rostered between a Monday and Friday to allow the firm to deliver the same...

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C4DI move for growing Hull recruitment firm

C4DI move for growing Hull recruitment firm

Bosses at GB Recruitment IT believe that being based at Hull’s hub for tech innovation is the ideal location for them to continue to expand and develop their team. Antonio Tombanane, managing director, said: “I see this as a huge step in the right direction for GB Recruitment. GB have witnessed tremendous growth with an increase of over 40% in revenue. Finding the right creative space in which...

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SGS apprentices raise cash for local charities

SGS apprentices raise cash for local charities

With offices across the globe, SGS Packaging Europe defines how the packaging for household brands will look when it hits the supermarket shelves. In an initiative to encourage young people to enter the industry and explore its many career options, in 2018 the company launched a comprehensive apprenticeship programme. Apprentices receive in-depth training, development days, one-to-one mentoring...

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Proposed global retail logistics facility could create 1,500 jobs

Proposed global retail logistics facility could create 1,500 jobs

The proposed development, at Wykeland Group’s Melton West business park, is believed to be the biggest single job creation scheme in the Hull and Humber region for decades. The detailed planning application submitted to East Riding Council is for a hi-tech logistics facility with a footprint of 558,000 sq ft that would create 1,300-1,500 direct jobs, with up to a further 500 in the supply chain....

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