Job announcements for February week 1…before the job ads are written


If you intend to approach a company directly for an employment opportunity, it makes sense to pick one experiencing growth or a period of investment. Keep your eyes on the newspapers, they are full of good stories if you really look. Here are a few from this week:

Emergency Vehicle Products
Emergency Vehicle Products, a distributor of safety equipment to emergency services, has moved to a new office in Warwick. New jobs are expected as the firm continues to expand.

MCL InsureTech
Corelaine-based online insurance firm MCL InsureTech is planning to create 10 new jobs in the next six months as it targets growth in Northern Ireland. 40 additional jobs are expected to be created over the next three to five years.

XLN Telecom
XLN Telecom, a London-based telecommunications services provider to small businesses, is expanding its office in Sheffield. 150 jobs are expected to be created as a result of the move.

Horizon Guides
Sheffield-based travel guide company Horizon Guides has closed a £325,000 funding round from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance. The investment will allow the firm to scale up its operations and expand its sales team, with new jobs expected.

MoneyPenny, a Wrexham-based communications firm, is looking for new live chat specialists to join its team after seeing a growth in demand.
TV analytics platform has raised £5.2m in a Series B funding round. The firm intends to use the investment to grow its team at its London office and open new offices in Germany and Spain.

Peaks & Plains Housing Trust
Housing association Cheshire Peak & Plains Housing Trust is planning to create 42 new jobs. The expansion is part of the firm’s five-year growth plan and will see its staff headcount increase from 180 to 222.

London-based fintech business lender MarketInvoice has raised £26m in equity funding and £30m in debt funding. New jobs are expected as a result.

Source: HN Global