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The future smells sweet for new apprentices in Leeds

As many of their friends head off to university as part of the first cohort of young adults to pay higher tuition fees, three school leavers have chosen a different path and are just embarking on some of the first R&D higher apprenticeships available anywhere in the country with multi-national consumer goods company Unilever in Leeds.

Port Sunlight opens its doors to young unemployed people

Young people from the Wirral and the surrounding area had an opportunity yesterday (Tuesday 18 September) to gain the skills they need to get into the world of work when they went behind the scenes at Unilever as part of a nationwide campaign: “Feeding Britain’s Future – Skills for Work Week”.

First year students apply for graduate jobs

As students make their way to university after the summer break, it’s not just those in their final year who will be contemplating their future and looking for jobs; with university fees at an all-time high and the graduate job market becoming increasingly competitive, students are starting to look for post-university employment earlier than ever before – even in their first year.

Unilever confirms major UK investment

In June, Unilever announced some proposed changes to its UK business to help maintain and sustain its current success and strengthen its platform for long term growth. The proposals included making a major £40m investment into a new manufacturing and IT hub at the company’s historic home, Port Sunlight, but also reducing the number of Unilever roles in the UK.

Textile institute innovation award

Unilever, the UK’s leading fast moving consumer goods company behind laundry products including Persil, Comfort and Surf, has been crowned winner of The Textile Institute's Innovation Award 2011.

UK sustainable shower study

A landmark study by Unilever UK and Ireland, which manufactures some of the UK’s leading personal care brands, including Radox and Dove, is the first to reveal what British families really get up to in the shower.

Unilever recycling mixed plastics

Unilever UK, the fast moving consumer goods company behind many well-known household brands including Flora, Wall’s Ice Cream, Dove, Persil and Knorr, has announced today a new partnership with Torbay Council in which it will support the South West Council’s new mixed plastics recycling initiative.

Dove spa strength within food supplement

Unilever Ventures’ Dove Spa has developed “Strength Within Anti-Wrinkle Supplement”, after more than 5 years of clinical research by a team of leading scientists and dermatologists and nutritionists.

Unilever completes Alberto Culver acquisition

Unilever and the Alberto Culver Company today jointly confirmed that, further to the announcement on May 6, they have obtained the necessary regulatory clearances, and Unilever has acquired the Alberto Culver Company.

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