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18/05/2021

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New Manchester arena ‘Co-op Live’ will create 3,350 construction jobs

Construction has started on Manchester's Co-op Live arena a brand new 23,500-seater venue next to the Etihad Football Stadium. The £350m build is set to be the UK's biggest entertainment arena and it will "kickstart" a wave of economic activity and job creation in the North West region. The project developer OVG real Estate said that on average Co-op Live’s construction site will have 400 people working on it daily.

How the next generation is using social media to find jobs. What does this mean for online recruiters?

79% of UK job seekers use social media in some way during their job search. Here’s what we know about them.

Boris Johnson announced £1bn UK-India trade deals will create 6,000 UK jobs

The prime minister has announced new trade and investment deals with India worth £1bn. This includes over £533m of new investment from India into the UK, which will create about 6,000 jobs.

Green Alliance report encourages government investment in green jobs post pandemic

A Green Alliance think tank report says 16,000 'green creation' jobs could help employment in the areas of Britain worse hit by job losses due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The new jobs would be created by restoring nature and planting trees in areas where unemployment will increase when the government’s furlough schemes end. These include urban areas where people have little access to green space, coastal areas and also “red wall” areas in the north of England that were Labour strongholds.

Covid-19 Global

16,468,198
Total active cases
Updated on 18 May 2021 8:29 pm
164,691,820
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 18 May 2021 8:29 pm
3,412,525
Total deaths
Updated on 18 May 2021 8:29 pm
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Apple watch may gain blood pressure, glucose and alcohol monitoring capabilities

Apple has been revealed to be the largest customer of the British electronics start-up Rockley Photonics. The company has developed non-invasive optical sensors for detecting multiple blood-related health metrics, including blood pressure, blood glucose, and blood alcohol levels. These types of biometric data are only normally detectable with more invasive and dedicated medical equipment.

Hyper-local offices and central HQs could chart the path forward to save cities

Enforced home working and lockdown travel restrictions due to the Covid 19 pandemic have emptied out cities in the UK. Despite the lack of commute and the improved work/life balance surveys show a strong desire by employees to return to the office, albeit in more flexible terms.

Merseyside locals slam Amazon development and ask ‘where are the jobs?’

When Amazon applied for permission to build a huge "sortation" center in the former pit village Haydock in Merseyside, the local council supported the scheme because of the promised 2,500 jobs that would be created, despite it being built on green belt land.

Huge furlough sum claimed by Trump Organisation for Scottish golf resorts despite making redundancies

The former US president’s Scottish firms have received as much as £575,000 via the UK job retention scheme over a two-month period.

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New Manchester arena ‘Co-op Live’ will create 3,350 construction jobs

Construction has started on Manchester's Co-op Live arena a brand new 23,500-seater venue next to the Etihad Football Stadium. The £350m build is set to be the UK's biggest entertainment arena and it will "kickstart" a wave of economic activity and job creation in the North West region. The project developer OVG real Estate said that on average Co-op Live’s construction site will have 400 people working on it daily.

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