The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has won an unfair dismissal case brought by a former employee, according to roadtransport.com .
Croydon Employment Tribunal ruled that the redundancy of IT systems architect Gerald Wilson was genuine.
Wils More...26 January 2010 08:35
The legal implications More...25 January 2010 14:41
NOTE: This page is no longer being updated. Last entry 29 April 2010 On this page you will find the Personnel Today redundancy tracker which gives an idea as to how many redundancies there have been across the UK jobs market during the recession. More...20 January 2010 14:50
Last year was a rocky one for most industries, with the construction and housebuilding sectors among the worst hit. Why, then, does Barratt Developments HR director Jayne Mee feel so chipper? Tara Craig finds out. More...19 January 2010 12:51
A judicial review of the government's proposed cuts to Whitehall redundancy packages is on track to reach the High Court as early as March, unions have said.
The Public Commercial Services union (PCS), the FDA and Prospect announced in December they More...18 January 2010 17:11
Car parts factory Bosch is set to close with the loss of 900 jobs, it has emerged.
The company in Miskin, near Cardiff, Wales, said it would recommend to the board that production should be phased out and the plant closed, after no commercially viab More...15 January 2010 09:05
Orange is set to cut up to 300 call centre jobs in Bristol as part of a consolidation of its offices in the city.
Those affected will be offered a relocation package to move to its larger call centre operations in Plymouth or Darlington, the Time More...14 January 2010 09:18
AOL workers' jobs in the UK are under threat as the firm announced plans to shed more than 1,000 positions and shut many of its European offices.
The internet giant confirmed there would be a "significant" reduction in UK staff numbers, but wo More...12 January 2010 16:35
Plans to overhaul the Civil Service compensation scheme for workers made redundant have been delayed until April.
In July the government announced proposals to reform the scheme to reduce the cost of running the Civil Service .
The changes wer More...12 January 2010 15:23
Hundreds of workers will be completing their final shifts at Honda over the next three months, according to trade union Unite. In total, 360 associates will leave at the end of January, February and March, after the company offered workers an improv More...07 January 2010 09:07
A Territorial Army (TA) solider who was made redundant days after he returned from fighting in Afghanistan has won his job back following an employment tribunal.
Simon Sunderland was made redundant from his position as a production operator at the e More...06 January 2010 08:13
The proposed strike by British Airways cabin crew has been deemed illegal by the High Court - forcing the Unite union to call off its controversial industrial action plans.
Unite has been told to cancel a planned 12-day strike starting on Tuesday (2 More...17 December 2009 17:00
Most employees at Globespan, the parent company of Scotland's largest airline Flyglobespan, have been made redundant after the firm collapsed.
The company, which employed 800 people, has been placed into the hands of administrators at Pricewaterhous More...17 December 2009 08:53
Union success in a judicial review of government plans to scale back the civil service compensation scheme (CSCS) could delay the implementation of the changes, but will not necessarily stop them. The Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), More...11 December 2009 16:29
Whitehall unions will seek legal action against the government's decision to cut back civil service compensation schemes, and could ballot members for strike action.
In July the government announced that from April 2010, Whitehall redundancy p More...11 December 2009 11:16
Men aged 50+ who have lost their jobs in the recession are at serious risk of being shut out of the labour market forever unless the government takes urgent action in next week's Pre-Budget Report, a coalition of charities and employment organisat More...04 December 2009 09:25
Uncertainty over whether TUPE applies to staff who switch employers when insolvent businesses are rescued persists despite a Court of Appeal decision in Oakland v Wellswood. The court held that section 218 of the ERA operated to give Oakland the necessary service to bring an unfair dismissal claim without any need to rely on TUPE. It said it could not give a binding ruling on whether or not administration necessarily excludes the application of TUPE, although it said it was a strongly arguable point. Where does this decision leave employment law? More...03 December 2009 00:48
BAE Systems is to cut a further 642 jobs following a drop in demand for its services.
The jobs will be lost at eight sites across the UK in BAE's integrated systems technologies business, which produces surveillance and command systems.
In April, More...26 November 2009 12:28
Scotland's largest local authority is to offer redundancy deals to all staff over 50 as part of a cost-cutting programme. Glasgow City Council is to write to all 3,500 employees over the age of 50, outlining voluntary redundancy packages, including More...10 November 2009 08:30
HSBC's plan to cut 1,700 jobs is a "fundamental mistake" that will not improve the bank's future performance, Unite union has warned.
The banking group announced plans yesterday to axe the jobs from support services in its retail banking divisi More...04 November 2009 08:09