AN expanding energy firm in Bolton is looking to swells it ranks following a £25million private cash injection.

Love Energy Savings, based in Summerfield Road, has received an investment boost from private equity firm LDC.

And as a result it is looking to take on at least four new recruits to swell its 250-strong workforce at its Springfield Court base.

The 12-year-old enterprise has been responsible for seeing more than 250,000 meters switched to new suppliers, saving an estimated £86million.

Phil Windas, chief marketing officer, said: "These are exciting times for Love Energy Savings and we are looking for some world-class talent to help drive us to the next level.

"The business price comparison sector is fast moving and full of opportunity, so there is great scope to create some work with real impact.

"Love Energy Savings is probably the best place to work in the North West – fast-paced, entrepreneurial and the perfect place for ambitious people to develop their career."

Karen Ball, head of HR, added: “We take great pride in the fact that Love Energy Savings is a fantastic place to work. In fact, we reckon it’s one of the best in the region.

Bosses will be relying on their 'Awesome Place to Work' crown, from The Energy Live Consultancy Awards last year, to sell itself to would-be candidates.

The company has also been listed in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 and has a stellar rating with the recruitment website Glassdoor.

Meanwhile the firm is celebrating after notching up 10,000 reviews on Trustpilot, the online review community.

Management are keen to trumpet their 4.7 out of five scoring and 'excellent' rating with the site.

Phil Foster, the company's chief executive, said: "Reaching 10,000 reviews on Trustpilot is a great achievement and I'd like to thank all of our team here for their hard work and dedication in making it happen. We thrive on the feedback our customers give us and we're delighted so many have taken the time to put their views online."

The firm broke through the 5,000 review barrier by March 2018 and is now gunning for the 15,000 mark.