Fleetwood teamwork create 10 new jobs

Fleetwood energy supplier BES Utilities has offered 10 new jobs to people in partnership with the port's Job Centre.

Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 12:29 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 1:33 pm
Fleetwood Jobcentre has teamed up with BES Utilities at Fleetwood Town FC's stadium to create 10 new jobs
Fleetwood Jobcentre has teamed up with BES Utilities at Fleetwood Town FC's stadium to create 10 new jobs

The firm – which currently employs over 200 staff on the Fylde coast – has pledged more careers following a successful two-day recruitment event in May. Managing director Andy Pilley – who is also the chairman of Fleetwood Town Football Club – already employs around 700 in the area through various businesses.

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Andy said: “It gives us enormous pride to recruit local people and we’re keen to offer people not just a job, but a career at BES Utilities. The response has been amazing and I’ve been really impressed with the quality of people interviewed – it’s surpassed our expectations.

"I cannot thank our friends at the job centre enough for their help. They’ve been brilliant with both the business and the members of the public who have been in touch for the jobs.”

Customer service manager at Fleetwood Job Centre, Joanne Wright said: “We’ve been working really hard at the job centre to provide jobs for local people, and we thank Andy and BES Utilities for the continued commitment.”