Tata Steel to cut 900 jobs in UK

Fri, 23/11/2012 - 12:54 -- nick

Tata Steel is to cut 900 jobs across its UK operations.

600 jobs will go at its Welsh head office in Port Talbot, while two sites - Crosskeys in Caerphilly county and Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent - will close.

Other job cuts include 155 in Yorkshire, 120 in the West Midlands and 30 on Teesside.

But 120 new jobs will created at a new hot strip rolling mill at Llanwern.

Welsh jobseekers offered free spray tans

Mon, 05/11/2012 - 16:49 -- nick

Jobseekers in the Welsh town of Aberdare are being offered free spray tans.

Jobcentre staff are sending them to the town's Wellbeing and Training Academy for the treatments and makeovers, which are provided for free as part of the Academy's training schemes.

Sarah Sweeden, director of the Academy, said they were happy to give the makeover and free spray tans to genuine jobseekers.

She said: “We want to give people that extra confidence – or that Gok Wan makeover – to give people the incentive to find work.


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