Tag Archives : jobs


Looking for work in care? Recruitment fair on Saturday 4 February

Do you work in care and are looking for a new challenge, or are you interested in getting into care work? Plymouth City Council, in partnership with domiciliary care, supported living and care home providers within the City, are holding a recruitment fair at Plymouth Guildhall on Saturday 4th February 2017 from 10am to 4pm, […]


Building skills through the local construction supply chain

Plymouth City Council is bringing together some of the key national and regional construction contractors for the first ever Building Plymouth Supply Chain Roadshow taking place across Devon and Cornwall throughout January. Aimed at engaging with their local supply chain, the Building Plymouth partners BAM Construction, Kier Construction, Midas, Morgan Sindall, Willmott Dixon, along with […]


Investing in Plympton industrial estate to invest in jobs

A flourishing industrial estate in Plymouth has been snapped up by the Council as part of an ongoing programme of investment in business space. The Council has now completed the purchase of the estate at Bell Close, Plympton, which is part of the larger Newnham Industrial Estate. Built in the 1980s, the estate has 23 […]


More jobs on cards as Langage expands

Up to 100 jobs could be created in Plymouth, thanks to a proposed expansion of the Council-owned Langage Business Park. The Council is taking a pro-active approach and is to invest £3.2 million in the second phase of the park, creating commercial space ready for businesses to move into. Phase 1 was completed earlier this […]


Council to consider plan for thousands of homes and jobs

An £80million plan for 5,000 new homes and over 2,000 construction jobs is to be considered by Plymouth City Council. The second phase of Plan for Homes, covering 2016-2021, will be discussed at the Council’s next Cabinet meeting on Tuesday 16 February. The Plan includes 20 new initiatives which, if approved, will: Help Plymouth address […]


Taking the lot for jobs for Plymouth

More jobs are heading to Plymouth after the Council secured its first tenants for new business units at Langage Science Park – and they are taking the lot! Contracts are being signed this week between the Council and Dartmouth Foods who plan to take over all nine units available at the park as part of […]


Anyone for tennis apprenticeship?

An ace opportunity for a sports mad young person is being served by Plymouth City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association. The call is going out for a tennis development apprentice to help the Council and the association develop growing interest and enthusiasm for the sport in the city. The city has a Plymouth Tennis […]


Council invests further £43m in Plymouth

The City Council is investing a further £43 million in creating jobs, supporting new homes, better schools and making Plymouth a better place to live. The additional funding is outlined in a report on the Council’s outturn position for the last financial year to be considered by the Cabinet on 9 June. It shows that […]


Plymouth fights for better jobs and more of them

Plymouth is one of the areas leading in the fight for better jobs and more of them. Business, council and social enterprise leaders in Plymouth are among those supporting the city in asking the Government to devolve powers to help get more people into work. Plymouth is one of 23 local authorities leading a national […]


Plymouth young people encouraged to try ‘building’ their future

A city project is encouraging local people and companies to find out more about the increasing career opportunities and work in the construction industry. The free tasters aim to give a realistic feel for the different jobs in the industry and provide practical career advice, apprenticeships and links to employers and jobs. The construction tasters […]


Laying the groundwork for new jobs at Langage

Ground work is to get underway to expand the hugely successful Langage Science Park. Plymouth City Council has invested £2.6 million in expanding the science park so that more high-end companies will be able to move in, creating around 80 new jobs. The Council is handing over the 2.5 acre site to the contractors Britcon, […]


Council leader visits growing Plymouth IT business

Council Leader Tudor Evans has visited a fast growing Plymouth company that has developed the technology that supports some of the largest websites in the UK. Councillor Evans met Rob McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer at GOSS Interactive, whose technology underpins websites or Intranets for some of the largest UK organisations, including the Met Office, Brittany […]