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Vauxhall to cut 400 jobs at Ellesmere Port as demand for Astra falls

October 16,2017 on

Rising costs and consumer preference for chunkier SUVs prompt move with output set to be reduced by at least 60,000 cars

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UK productivity estimates must be ‘significantly’ lowered, admits OBR

Shared from on 11 October 2017

Government’s independent forecaster says average 0.2% growth in productivity over past five years is more accurate than 1.6%

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Japanese woman ‘dies from overwork’ after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month

Shared from on 9 October 2017

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK, had been caused by overwork.

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Ryanair pilots face HMRC investigation over airline’s employment structures

Shared from on 4 October 2017

Ryanair pilots are being investigated by HM Revenue & Customs over complex employment structures imposed on them by the no-frills airline.

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Northern Ireland jobs at risk as Bombardier jets hit by huge US trade tariff

Shared from on 27 September 2017

"One of Northern Ireland’s largest employers faces paying a punitive tariff on its exports of passenger jets to the US after losing the first stage of an international trade dispute"

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Caseload almost doubles at UK antislavery body as remit widens

Shared from on 25 September 2017

Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority investigates possible abuses at carwashes and in construction, textile, cleaning and warehousing sectors

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Robots ‘could take 4m UK private sector jobs within 10 years’

Shared from on 20 September 2017

Royal Society of Arts survey suggests technology could phase out mundane roles, raise productivity and bolster wages

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‘Posh’ BBC removes qualifications from CVs of job applicants

Shared from on 18 September 2017

Broadcaster may also set targets on socioeconomic class of workforce after report finds it does not represent UK

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Superdry’s co-founders to share wealth with 4,500 employees

Shared from on 13 September 2017

Julian Dunkerton and James Holder's fashion brand to share 20% of SuperGroup share price gains above £18 target

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Oxford vice-chancellor denies rising salary is linked to tuition fees

Shared from on 6 September 2017

Louise Richardson justifies £350,000-a-year pay by saying university is operating in ‘global marketplace’

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EU citizens will not need visas to visit UK after Brexit, say sources

Shared from on 17 August 2017

Post-Brexit system will allow EU citizens to enter freely, but to work they will need to comply with new immigration restrictions

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Government pulls all Learndirect contracts and funding

Shared from on 16 August 2017

Move comes after privatised adult training agency accused of paying owners millions despite ‘catastrophic’ decline in standards

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City ‘haemorrhaging’ talent because of Brexit, says headhunter

Shared from on 15 August 2017

Brexit is being blamed for a decline in the number of job vacancies in the City and a drop in applications for key posts compared with last summer"

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Young graduates reluctant to move for new jobs, says thinktank

Shared from on 15 August 2017

"Resolution Foundation says there has been a marked fall in UK labour mobility since the turn of the millennium"

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Employment statistics tell skewed story about UK jobs market

Shared from on 9 August 2017

"On paper, it’s the tightest labour market in almost half a century, and yet workers are no better off. In fact, they are worse off after adjusting for inflation."

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