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UK electric vehicle sales surge as fuel prices rise

Sales of electric vehicles reached a record high in Aug’18, accounting for one in every 12 new cars purchased in the UK according to the SMMT. The number of total vehicles registered was up 23% on the same period in 2017 with hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure electric cars making up 8% of the overall […]

October 15, 2018

‘Applying for jobs was a thankless process’ So what changed this candidates mind?

I had been looking for new opportunities since I was made redundant in June 2018 after my employer decided to shut down the company website making 700 staff redundant.  Since mid-June I had been applying for on average 6/7 jobs a day 7 days a week. Some jobs I found later had already been filled […]

September 24, 2018

Consilium at the heart of electric vehicle revolution

Following the world’s first ever Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Summit in Birmingham, Theresa May pledged to cement the UK’s position as a world leader in low emission technology as part of the Faraday Battery Challenge. Expected to be worth potentially £5bn per year to the UK and £50bn across the EU, the growing automotive battery […]

September 18, 2018

MTC offer gold standard apprentices

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Coventry is actively seeking Levy-paying businesses to take on 60 of the centre’s ‘gold standard’ apprentices from 2019’ intake. The scheme allows manufacturers the chance to use their Apprentice Levy to fund engineering apprentices who will receive training in product design and development, including the latest emerging manufacturing technologies in […]

September 14, 2018

Welcome to Becky Gibbs who joins Consilium as a Resource Consultant

What made you join Consilium? I joined Consilium because of the opportunities they offer with a great working environment and great commission structure which outweighed others recruitment companies by far. What did you do before you joined the Consilium Team? I worked with horses since the age of fourteen where I learned to break and […]

September 13, 2018

Welcome to Richard Gilbert who joins the team as a Resource Consultant

What made you join Consilium? I wanted a new challenging role that I could apply my prior skill set and adapt it into a fresh working environment with a strong developing company. What did you do before you joined the Consilium Team? I was a fully qualified Estate Agent both in residential Sales and Lettings, […]

August 16, 2018

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