Tag: Manufacturing

The Schneider Electric works on Jack Lane, Hunslet

Business rates rebate will secure Hunslet jobs

Leeds City Council has agreed to give Schneider Electric, a strategically important business in Hunslet, a rebate on their business rates of £315,000 to help them expand their premises and workforce. Schneider Electric operates from premises on Jack Lane in Hunslet where it crrently employs 555 people. The firm, a

No way back for OneSubsea plant in Stourton

The troubled OneSubsea engineering and manufacturing plant in Stourton, which employed 900 staff as recently as April of this year, looks set for full closure and demolition in the coming months. As previously reported, 620 staff were laid off earlier this year, out of a total of 900 – due

Engineering firm confirm mass job losses

Local engineering giants OneSubsea – based in Stourton – have confirmed the loss of 620 jobs, from a workforce of 900. Following several months of consultation, and negotiations with unions (the job losses were first mooted in October), the redundant staff have finally left their posts in the past ten