Job announcements for February week 2…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:

Lloyds Banking Group is planning to hire over 700 financial advisers as it works on expanding its wealth and insurance business. 300 new jobs are expected this year, with more following in the next five years.

Minster Law
Personal injury solicitors Minster Law are looking for 40 new staff to join their Wakefield headquarters. The firm is looking for entry-level customer service, finance, administration and trainee legal adviser staff, as well as more experienced people who have personal injury experience in claims and legal services.

Sign Solutions
Sign Solutions, a Birmingham-based language and learning company specialising in interpreting and sign language training, has secured funding from Midven. The firm intends to use the investment to further develop its services and hire additional staff.

Edinburgh-based software company Administrate has secured £3.78m in a recent funding round. The investment will allow the firm to keep growing globally, with new jobs expected.

Galtec, an IT solutions supplier, has reported a turnover of over £16m for its last financial year – a £2m increase on last year. The firm has appointed four new directors and is looking to recruit a number of technical staff and experienced account managers.

US-based technology company Unosquare is opening a new office in Belfast city centre. The firm already operates a 50-strong team in the city and the move to the new office allows room for further expansion, with 50 new jobs expected by the end of the year.

Hall Brown Family Law
Hall Brown Family Law, a Manchester-headquartered family law firm, is opening a new office in London. New jobs are expected as the firm continues to grow.

London-based property lending company Ortus has opened a new office in Belfast city centre. The firm intends to create 10 new jobs over the next 12 to 18 months.

Source: HN Global