BP employee sacked for using Hitler meme wins pay out

A BP employee in Australia who lost his job after sending colleagues a Hitler meme parodying the company’s wage negotiations...

Employees on payrolls fall by largest amount for 11 years

The number of employees on payrolls fell by 730,000 between March and July 2020 – the largest quarterly drop since...

NHS Test and Trace, TSB and Debenhams cut jobs

Thousands more job losses have been announced today, with the government stating that it no longer needs 6,000 of its...

McDonald’s sues ex-boss for ‘lying’ about sexual relationships

McDonald’s Corporation has launched legal action to recover tens of millions of dollars of severance pay and benefits from its...

More support for carers needed to keep staff in work

Research by Carers UK has shown that employers are seeing the health, wellbeing and productivity of their workforces adversely impacted...

Mayors launch campaign for self-isolation ‘wages’

Time Out to Help Out campaign aimed at ensuring employees are paid their full normal wage if they are requested to self-isolate and are unable to work from home.

Covid-19 job losses disproportionately hit ethnic minorities

People from ethnic minorities in the UK have been hit disproportionately by job losses and reduced hours during the Covid-19...

TUC issues heat warning for workers at home and in the office

High temperatures pose questions of home-working as staff swelter without air conditioning or water coolers and the TUC asks employers for 'flexibility'.

Number of over-50s out of work almost doubles

Support for over-50s to retrain or gain a new qualification is needed to reduce long-term unemployment, a report has said,...

Apprenticeship system reboot could boost economy

A new focus on SMEs and younger people who are disadvantaged could lead to an improved demand-led system, says influential think-tank.

Government to double nursing apprentices with £172m funding

Healthcare employers will be able to take on up to 8,000 nursing degree apprentices over the next four years.

Teachers urged to ‘escalate’ safety concerns when schools reopen

National Education Union wants robust testing regime at all schools but ministers rule out testing for teachers and pupils who do not have Covid-19 symptoms.

Two-thirds continued to work while on furlough

Researchers found that men were significantly more likely than women to work while on furlough.

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