The Royal Bank of Scotland is set to shed a further 500 jobs.
The move will see posts go in the wealth management unit at Coutts & Co, RBS Coutts and Adam & Company. The news comes just three weeks after the bank said it would cut 2,600 pe More...03 June 2010 08:46
Transport for London (TfL) shelled out nearly £6m in redundancy pay-offs during the last financial year, it emerged today.
Figures from the Greater London Authority show that 10 senior managers got more than £100,000, with a further 18 receiving bet More...01 June 2010 14:32
University lecturers could opt for a national strike if they fail to reach an agreement over redundancies.
Sally Hunt, head of the University and College Union, told the BBC universities could not continue announcing redundancies at the current r More...01 June 2010 08:33
Jaguar Land Rover has shelved plans to close one of it plants in the UK, safeguarding thousands of jobs. In September, the car firm announced it would close either its Land Rover factory in Solihull, which employs 5,000 staff, or its Castle Bromwich More...28 May 2010 08:17
QinetiQ is planning to reduce costs by 10% and cut jobs and staff benefits.
The former government defence research agency will take the steps in a bid to shake off a "Civil Service mentality" and return to growth.
Leo Quinn, chief executive of Q More...28 May 2010 08:13
The majority of employees believe that outplacement services, such as career guidance, CV or interview advice, should become a compulsory part of all redundancy programmes, research has revealed.
A survey of more than 1,000 HR professionals, line ma More...26 May 2010 07:00
Pinsent Masons employment partner Jon Fisher says this case serves as a reminder to take a common sense approach when applying redundancy selection criteria.
Employers have been urged to look closely at their redundancy crite More...18 May 2010 16:01
Q How do I convince executive directors that awarding themselves pay rises when we have had to make a number of staff redundant would be bad for staff morale, and therefore the company?
The HR expert's view
This is a real dilemma, particu More...17 May 2010 15:15
NHS staff are preparing for a "brutal" round of cuts, with jobs expected to be in the firing line.
Several hospitals have already reported that jobs will go, with more announcements expected to follow.
According to the BBC , a £2bn fund has been More...17 May 2010 09:08
A High Court ruling that changes to civil service redundancy payments were unlawful could lead to more Whitehall job cuts.
Earlier in the week the court found it was illegal to change accrued staff benefits without seeking union consent, s More...14 May 2010 15:28
The new coalition government is likely to appeal a High Court ruling that planned changes to civil service redundancy packages were unlawful, in a bid to axe jobs more cheaply next year, experts have warned.
The court ruled last week that La More...13 May 2010 10:59
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), Scotland's largest transport authority, will vote this week on plans to cut four senior posts, including that of HR director. The move would save £110,000 and leave the company with seven senior staff. More...12 May 2010 08:58
RBS is to make a further 2,600 job cuts, most of which will come from its insurance business.
The bank announced it would have to make the cuts after the European Commission demanded it sell some of its businesses and branches to protect competition More...10 May 2010 16:28
Rejected CSCS changes
Whitehall severance pay would be capped at a maximum of two years' salary for employees earning £25,000 or more (civil servants who have worked in Whitehall for 20 years are currently entitled to three years' pa More...10 May 2010 16:10
Government plans to cut civil service redundancy packages are unlawful and must now be renegotiated, the High Court has ruled.
The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) has won a judicial review of the government's proposals to reduce payments More...10 May 2010 11:02
BT is set to announce on Thursday that is has cut 5,000 more jobs than expected, taking its total jobs cull to 35,000 in the past two years. The announcement on the cuts will come as the telecommunications giant is expected to announce that it has re More...10 May 2010 08:40
The result of a High Court battle against government plans to cut Civil Service redundancy packages is expected to be announced today.
The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) launched a judicial review of the government's proposed changes to More...10 May 2010 08:29
A former PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) partner is to take the consultancy to an employment tribunal this week.
Colin Tenner, an equity partner until he was made redundant last February, claimed his redundancy was an excuse to dismiss him because of More...04 May 2010 08:26
Thames Valley University (TVU) has announced it needs to make a "real and immediate" reduction in staff costs leading to a major programme of job cuts, it has been reported.
The organisation is looking to save £1.3m from the university's budget, due More...30 April 2010 08:48
Shanahan, an engineering construction contractor, employed more than 145 people on a site, constructing two generators. The short-term work meant that a number of redundancies were expected. Shanahan and Unite agreed a selection process in advance. For h More...29 April 2010 12:07