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JOB SEARCH / MAR. 19, 2014
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Top 10 Biggest UK Private Employers

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1. John Lewis Partnership
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The John Lewis Partnership is the biggest private employer in the country, with almost 85,000 members of staff. The company, which unsurprisingly owns John Lewis department stores as well as Waitrose, has seen profits grow to almost £200m over the last few years.

While the UK unemployment rate is now down to 7.1%, it's still hard to find a job in such a competitive market. Companies are employing less people to do more work in order to save money, and it's not easy to get that all important foot in the door.

A good place to start looking for a job could be at big companies with lots of staff. We've compiled a list of the top ten biggest private employers in the UK for you to take a look at.

  • The John Lewis Partnership curently has well over 100 jobs available, from retail to management.
  • If you're looking into a job with Swire you'll have to get in touch with one of their offices.
  • There are almost 700 jobs available with Alliance Boots at the moment, all over the world.
  • Jobs applications are open in all sectors at OCS Group around the company.
  • Arcadia Group is currently looking for retail and head office staff members.
  • Specsavers is currently looking for almost 1000 members of staff for all areas of the company.
  • Wilkinsons are hunting for communcations managers to work with them.
  • Engineers and merchandising experts are in demand at New Look at the moment.
  • Jobs are available in nine different sectors of the company with Shop Direct.
  • Gala Coral are looking for staff in the bingos, casinos and betting shops.

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