Recruitment experts engineer expansion

By Ged Henderson

20 Mar 2018

A growing Lancashire recruitment business has opened a new office in Colne as it looks to grow its operation in the east of the county.

The move has been described as a vote of confidence in Pendle’s manufacturing an engineering skills base.

M65 Recruitment, which also operates in Blackburn, will initially have three staff based at the operation on Albert Road primarily servicing businesses in the engineering and manufacturing sectors.

 

 

M65 Recruitment new office opening in Colne

The new office’s official launch was attended by Pendle Council leader Mo hammed Iqbal and Burnley and England goalkeeper Nick Pope.

Managing director Mark Wiggan, who founded the company, said:  “We’re really pleased to be opening the Colne office, so we can provide a comprehensive service to clients and candidates in east Lancashire.

“We were delighted to be joined by the leader of Pendle Council, Cllr Iqbal, who was welcoming us to the borough.

“And as proud members of Friends of Burnley FC in the Community everybody in the office was thrilled when Burnley keeper Nick Pope, who had just received his call up to the England squad, came along to support us as well.”

He added: “Our central Lancashire office covers the western portion of the M65 corridor to Preston and beyond, so the Colne office gives us significant extended reach.”

Chris Rogers, engineering consultant  at  the new office, added: “We were really attracted to Colne as it’s right in the centre of an area renowned for engineering and manufacturing excellence – there are lots of great businesses here and there is an abundant supply of skilled and enthusiastic people.

Cllr Iqbal said: “It’s great to see businesses opening new offices in Pendle. I’m especially pleased that M65 Recruitment have come to Colne.

“It extends their reach across the M65 corridor, providing much needed assistance to Pendle's job seekers.

“It also demonstrates great confidence in the skills base that we have in Pendle - especially in manufacturing and engineering."

M65 Recruitment was launched by Mark Wiggan in 2007 and its focus is on the engineering sector across the M65 corridor. The business has also developed manufacturing and commercial sector specialisms and it now employs 10 people in its offices in Blackburn and Colne.

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