Five reasons the car industry is struggling

  • By EvaLawrence
  • By December 06, 19

News that Ford plans to close its Bridgend plant next year, with the loss of 1,700 jobs, is just the latest in a series of blows for the UK car industry. In February, Honda said it would close its Swindon plant by 2021, with the loss of about 3,500 roles, while Jaguar Land Rover and Nissan are also cutting production and jobs. It comes as carmakers around the globe struggle with a range of c...

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Jaguar Land Rover and BMW join forces on electric cars

  • By EvaLawrence
  • By December 06, 19

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) are to join forces on developing electric car technologies. The car giants said they would work together to develop electric motors, transmissions and power electronics. Both firms have struggled to maintain profit margins amid falling car sales and higher costs as well as the need to invest in future technologies. Car firms are being forced to make low emi...

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VW, BMW invest in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt

  • By EvaLawrence
  • By December 06, 19

STOCKHOLM -- Volkswagen and BMW are among investors in Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery plant, Sweden's Northvolt said on Wednesday after it raised $1 billion in equity capital to complete funding for the facility. Volkswagen said separately it was buying about 20 percent of the shares in Northvolt, which is also setting up a joint venture with VW to build a battery cell factory in Salzgitt...

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Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 UK jobs

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

Source: The Engineer
Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s largest car maker, has announced plans to cut 4,500 jobs, most of which are expected to come from its 40,000 strong UK workforce.
The company said the cuts, which are expected to mainly affect managerial and office staff and which ...

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How to take the sting out of receiving criticism

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

Source: Forbes
Receiving criticism can sometimes be a messy situation, especially when it’s unexpected, harsh or given when others are present.
You might feel shocked, angry or even embarrassed by the comments. But before getting d...

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Fundraising for The Brain Tumour Charity

  • By AD Group
  • By August 08, 18

The Brain Tumour Charity is a cause close to our hearts here at Alexander Daniels and we attend the Charity Ball every year. This year, Alexander Daniels volunteered to participate in the £1000 challenge which means that we have a year to raise £1000 in any way that we can. So far we have raised money by donating a pound for weekly dress down but it wont stop there...make sure you stay tuned...

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Accepting a Counteroffer – Right or Wrong?

  • By AD Group
  • By December 07, 18


By Lauren Beattie
When I started my recruitment career back in 2010 I was ever so excited when I got my first offer in. Finally, I had made some money and I began to think I knew exactly how this whole recruitment malarkey worked. How wrong could I have been……?
It turned out that getting to offer stage was only half the battle, in fact even when the candid...

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Some hints and tips on how to find a new job

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

By Lauren Beattie, Professional Services Manager
CVs
In this ever more time-precious world, two pages remains the optimum length for a CV, however, if in order to sell yourself properly this needs to be more then so be it! Just ensure that all the information is relevant to you and to the role, include a mix of responsibilities but also achievements, after a...

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