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  • Report on UK Jobs – July 2021

    Report on UK Jobs The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for July are: Further marked upturn in recruitment […]

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    Oxford Instruments Buys WITec

    Oxford Instruments plc has announced the acquisition of WITec Wissenschaftliche Instrumente und Technologie GmbH, a leading provider of Raman microscopy imaging solutions, based in Ulm, Germany, for a cash-free, debt-free consideration of €42m, of which €5m is conditional on trading performance over a period of 12 months following completion. The acquisition is in line with […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – March 2021

    Report on UK Jobs The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for March are: Recruitment activity rebounds as firms […]

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    Tecan Reports Financials for 2020

    Based on strong demand for COVID-19-related products, Tecan Group has reported significant growth in sales and profits in an exceptional and demanding year 2020. The company recorded a surge in orders for product lines supporting the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Full-year order entry increased by 33.9% to CHF 855.2 million (2019: CHF 638.6 […]

  • PerkinElmer Completes Acquisition of Oxford Immunotec

    PerkinElmer, Inc. today announced that the Company has completed its previously announced acquisition of Oxford Immunotec Global PLC. PerkinElmer originally announced its intent to acquire Oxford Immunotec on January 7, 2021. Prahlad Singh, President and CEO at PerkinElmer said, “Oxford Immunotec’s global role in fighting tuberculosis, particularly its trademark product, the T-SPOT®.TB test, and the operations it […]

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    ZEISS Acquires Majority Stake in arivis AG

    ZEISS Acquires Majority Stake in arivis AG ZEISS has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the imaging business of arivis. With this investment, the company is further strengthening its software competencies and market position in 3D image visualisation, image processing, and analysis software for research microscopy. Both companies have a long-standing collaboration and […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – April 2020

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for April are: Unprecedented fall in recruitment activity Recruitment consultancies across the […]

  • Waters Results Hit by COVID-19

    Waters Corp. (Milford, Mass.) today reported their Q1 results for FY 2020. The quarter has been adversely impacted by the Coronavirus, notably in China early in the quarter, and later in Europe, the Americas and India. Sales declined by 10% to $465m although 2% of this was due to negative currency effects, but the company […]

  • Report on UK Jobs – December 2019

    The Report on UK Jobs is unique in providing the most comprehensive guide to the UK jobs market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies and employers to provide the first indication each month of labour market trends. The main findings for December are: Renewed rise in permanent placements December data signalled the […]

  • Horiba Acquires Manta Instruments

    HORIBA, Ltd. (Japan) has announced that HORIBA Instruments Inc (USA) has acquired all shares of MANTA Instruments, Inc. (USA) on January 24, 2019. MANTA has earned a high reputation for its nanoparticle characterisation technology by using a breakthrough multispectral nanoparticle tracking technique that was developed and patented by the University of California, San Diego. This […]