Job creation and losses

Asda to cut store bakery roles

Asda is expected to cut hundreds of jobs in its store bakeries in response to changing consumer habits.

Babcock International to cull 1,000 jobs

13 Apr 2021

Defence contractor Babcock International is to cut 1,000 jobs in order to improve efficiency and reduce 'siloed' working.

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Unemployment among young black workers more than 40%

12 Apr 2021

Unemployment among young black workers is three times worse than for white workers of the same age, according to analysis...

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Recruitment rebounds as lockdown loosens

8 Apr 2021

Recruitment is on the way up according to the latest UK Report on Jobs from REC and KPMG...

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Young people disproportionately affected by Covid jobs hit

30 Mar 2021

Only a significant extension of youth employment schemes will mitigate the long-term damage to the economy, finds the Prince’s Trust.

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February saw 26,600 jobs put at risk

26 Mar 2021

Stable level of redundancies but numbers on furlough soar in January and February.

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Santander to close branches and cut office space

25 Mar 2021

Santander has announced it is to close 111 branches across the UK, with 840 staff being affected by the closures.

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1,500 more jobs to go at John Lewis

24 Mar 2021

John Lewis Partnership has announced that it will keep eight of its 42 John Lewis stores closed when retail restrictions ease, putting 1,465 jobs at risk.

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Six in 10 staff removed from payrolls were under 25

23 Mar 2021

There were 693,000 fewer employees on company payrolls last month than in February 2020 – with under 25s bearing the brunt of job losses.

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Half of staff saw real earnings slashed last year

22 Mar 2021

Claims that weekly pay growth reached its highest rate for two decades in 2020 were too good to be true, according to the Resolution Foundation.

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Shortage of bouncers threatens bar and nightclub reopening

22 Mar 2021

An industry body claims up to 20% of staff have been redeployed by their employers and more than a third are now working in other industries.

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Up to 1,500 former Thomas Cook employees win payouts

16 Mar 2021

A tribunal has ruled that the travel giant failed to consult before making redundancies when it went into administration in September 2019.

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Nokia to slash global workforce by up to 10,000

16 Mar 2021

Nokia plans to cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide, including almost 100 in the UK, in order to generate funds that can be used for research and development.

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Thorntons to close all stores as Greggs reveals expansion plan

16 Mar 2021

Thorntons is to close its remaining 61 stores while Greggs says it will open a further 100 in 2021.

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Thousands of jobs for north-east England in wake of green investments

11 Mar 2021

About 6,000 jobs are set to be created in the north-east of England by the creation of new wind turbine ports.

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