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The national minimum wage increase: The standard adult rate increases to £6.50

Antenatal rights: Fathers and partners will be entitled to take unpaid time off to accompany a pregnant woman to an antenatal appointment on 2 occasions, … Read the rest


British manufacturers are bringing manufacturing back to Britain

The Far East has become the centre of manufacturing thanks to cheap labour. But as costs rise with a burgeoning middle-class in the east and … Read the rest


By 2020 UK economy will become the second largest in Europe, overtaking that of France.

According forecasting by PWC, the UK economy will be boosted by the strength of the pound against the dollar compared with that of euro, together … Read the rest


Award Winning Tiro Associates

We are very proud to announce that we have won 2 highly competitive categories at the prestigious Best Business Awards. Read the rest


Merger Creates the World’s Biggest Airline

American Airlines and US Airways have completed a long awaited merger to create the world’s biggest airline. The merger had previously been blocked by the US … Read the rest


UK Car Production Set to Reach a 6 year High

Car production in the UK is set to reach a six year high of more than 1.5 million vehicles 2014.   According to industry body … Read the rest


The UK needs to double the number of recruits into engineering to meet demand

Engineering companies are estimated to have almost 3 million vacancies from now to 2020, almost 2 million of which will require engineering skills. Of these, … Read the rest


85 Graduates applying for every position – but growth in the engineering sector

This summer’s university leavers face a tougher jobs market, with a forecast of a 4% fall in graduate vacancies. However the Engineering sector – along … Read the rest


Tiro wins the Global Business Excellence Award for Outstanding Product/Service!

Commenting on the Global Excellence Business Award for Outstanding Product/Service to Tiro Associates, Andrew Areoff, Chairman of the Judges, said:  “In the last four years, … Read the rest


UK manufacturing growth at two-year high

UK manufacturing saw its strongest growth in two years in June The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 52.5 last month – its highest level … Read the rest


UK manufacturing grows at fastest pace for a year

The UK’s manufacturing sector grew at its strongest pace in over a year last month. The Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 51.3 in May … Read the rest


Launch of the new www.tiroassociates.com job search facility and our new Tiro mobile site

Thank you for bearing with us over the last few weeks whilst our developers have been upgrading the job search facility on https:www.tiroassociates.com. We apologise … Read the rest


Sales up at VW, Peugeot, Renault & Audi despite continued European downturn

European sales of Volkswagen, Peugeot, Renault and Audi cars have all increased, despite there being an overall decline in European car sales. Latest analysis shows … Read the rest


Automotive sector buoyant as registrations rise in April

New figures from the SMMT show new UK car registrations rose 14.8% in April this year. Registrations in the first four months of 2013 grew … Read the rest


South American Car Market boomed in April

Following nine declining months out of the ten, the Argentinian car market posted a robust growth, with sales up 36.1% from 2012. In April the … Read the rest


Visteon returns to Q1 profit

Global 1st tier supplier Visteon booked first quarter net income of US$69m, compared with a net loss of $29m, (-$0.56) in the first quarter last … Read the rest


Daimler to sell remaining stake in EADS

Carmaker Daimler is selling its remaining 7.5% stake in pan-European aerospace and defence group EADS. Germany’s Daimler, owner of Mercedes-Benz, said it would use to … Read the rest


GM to invest 4bn euro in Opel and Vauxhall

US carmaker General Motors (GM) has said it will invest 4bn euros ($5.2bn; £3.4bn) in its European subsidiary Opel. However it could take another couple … Read the rest


Jaguar Land Rover has best UK sales figures for 65 years

In March JLR sales went into clocked up its best domestic showroom figures in 65 years, reporting its highest sales month ever, selling almost 18,000 … Read the rest


SMMT: UK March car sales beat expectations

UK new car registrations outperformed expectations in March, jumping almost 6% against a year ago, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has said. … Read the rest


£2bn cash injection will create jobs in UK aerospace

Over the next 7 years the Government and Aerospace industry will invest £2bn into the UK’s Aerospace sector via the newly created ATI. The investment … Read the rest


Skoda sees new models helping to offset Europe slump

Skoda is confident that deliveries this year will rise as the introduction of new or updated models, including a new large SUV, the Octavia compact … Read the rest


BMW brand regained luxury sales lead from Audi in February

FRANKFURT – BMW regained the global lead for luxury car sales from Audi after its volume for the core BMW brand rose 7 percent to … Read the rest


Jaguar Land Rover to create an additional 700 jobs

According to today’s’ Birmingham Post, JLR is to double the size of its new engine plant in the West Midlands, creating an extra 700 jobs. … Read the rest


Airbus owner EADS reports strong profits

Aerospace and defence group EADS has reported a rise in profits and sales in 2012, boosted by a strong performance from its aircraft maker Airbus. … Read the rest


The Worlds Hot Car Markets

UK: Sales in January surged 11% from 2012, the 11th year-on-year increase in a row. Australia: 14.8% increase in car sales from 2012. Denmark: Following … Read the rest


Car Markets Grow!

The World’s Top 25 Car Markets grew 4.6% in December 2012 compared with the previous year. China boasted of 19 million vehicles and the USA … Read the rest


VW’s says may add a 13th brand

Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech indicated that the automaker plans to add at least one brand to the current lineup as part of a strategy to … Read the rest


Emirates signs five-year sponsorship deal with Formula One

Emirates airline has signed a five-year branding deal with Formula One in a bid to boost its global presence. The deal has an annual value … Read the rest


Great Start for 2013 USA Car Sales

Car Sales in the USA surged by 14% from last year. Ford Motor Company’s share increased by almost 16%, Chevrolet 13% and Toyota 13% Date: 07/02/2013


US car sales rise 13.4% to hit five-year

US car sales rose 13.4% in 2012, making it the best year for the industry since 2007, industry figures have shown. General Motors sold the … Read the rest


Toyota leads the World’s Top 25 Car Brands Ranking at September 2012

In the first 9 months of the year, the global car market posted a progress of 6.6%. The exclusive report over the Top 25 world’s … Read the rest


Jaguar Land Rover wins Top Award

JLR has won a major business award for transforming its business from heavy losses to £1.5 billion in annual profit. The company was awarded at … Read the rest


Honda invests £267m in Swindon plant

The £267m investment reaffirms Swindon as the “cornerstone” of Honda’s European operations Japanese carmaker Honda says investment at its UK plant in Swindon has reached … Read the rest


UK car sales up 12%

The UK car market in October increased by 12.1%. YTD sales were up 5%. Date 13/11/2012


Jaguar Land Rover sales up 10% in 2012

Jaguar Land Rover sold 25,176 vehicles in October, an increase of 10% from 2011. JLR has sold 35% more vehicles in the first ten months … Read the rest


Asia drives BMW to record third quarter profit rise

Booming sales in Asia have helped German car firm BMW shrug off the gloom in Europe to report a record third quarter pre-tax profit. The … Read the rest


Top 25 car brands ranking at July 2012. Toyota on top of the world

For the first time ever, focus2move reports the World’s Top 25 Car Brands Ranking. Data is year-to-date July 2012. Toyota was leading the race, thanks … Read the rest


Volkswagen plans to invest $4.4 billion to expand in Brazil

BERLIN (Bloomberg) — Volkswagen plans to invest 3.4 billion euros ($4.4 billion) in upgrading its model lineup and factories in Brazil as part of its … Read the rest


10% Pay Rise for Jaguar Land Rover Employees

Jaguar Land Rover employees will benefit from one of the best pay rises in the UK, caused by the boom in demand for luxury motors. … Read the rest


UK bucks trend for falling car sales in major European markets

Demand rose for seventh consecutive month in September UK new-car sales rose for a seventh consecutive month in September in contrast to other major European … Read the rest


Mercedes expands U.S. luxury sales lead over BMW

DETROIT (Bloomberg) — Sales of Mercedes-Benz cars rose 7 percent in the United States last month, helping the premium German marque extend its nine-month lead … Read the rest


Global Car Market up 8.5% in July 2012

The global light vehicle market maintained momentum in July posting 6.5 million sales, up 8.5% from 2011. YTD July sales were up 6.9%. Among Top … Read the rest


Advanced Engineering 2012

Tiro Associates Ltd will be at Advanced Engineering UK 2012 at the NEC Birmingham, Wed 07 & Thu 08 Nov. Please come and visit us … Read the rest


Tata global vehicle sales rise 13% in August as JLR growth slows

Tata Motors said overall global vehicle sales rose 13 percent in August, with demand at the automaker’s Jaguar Land Rover unit rising 13 percent, less … Read the rest