Job creation and losses

Unemployment may be three times higher than statistics suggest

The amount of “hidden” unemployment in the UK means that the number of people out of work could be nearly...

Job vacancies drop as Brexit uncertainty bites

15 Oct 2019

The number of job vacancies has continued to fall since early 2019, indicating that Brexit uncertainty is affecting employers’ hiring...

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Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook shops saving 2,500 jobs

9 Oct 2019

As many as 2,500 jobs at Thomas Cook could be saved after Hays Travel agreed to buy the collapsed travel...

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Productivity puzzle persists with fastest fall in five years

8 Oct 2019

UK productivity in April to June fell at its fastest pace since 2014, when compared to the same quarter last...

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Thousands of jobs at stake as Pizza Express enters creditor talks

7 Oct 2019

Around 10,000 jobs at UK Pizza Express outlets could be at risk as the scale of the debts facing the popular family chain emerge.

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One in 10 NHS psychiatrist posts vacant

7 Oct 2019

The rate of unfilled NHS psychiatrist posts in England has doubled over the past six years, with almost a tenth...

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10,000 jobs to be cut at HSBC

7 Oct 2019

A huge cost-cutting exercise is planned at HSBC as reports suggest the bank is planning to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide....

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Fresh concern over jobs as UK service sector slumps

4 Oct 2019

The UK's service sector, which makes up 80% of the country's economy, contracted in September prompting fears of a recession.

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Staff ‘sabotaging’ robot co-workers, study finds

30 Sep 2019

Employees are “sabotaging” robots in their workplaces because of fears they will replace their jobs, researchers have found.
According to...

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Former Thomas Cook staff to take legal action

27 Sep 2019

MPs to investigate role of 'corporate greed' in company collapse; allegedly flawed redundancy procedures are cue for legal action

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Ryanair tells pilots: ‘Take unpaid leave or transfer abroad’

26 Sep 2019

Ryanair has asked its UK pilots to take unpaid leave for up to a year or transfer to its other...

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Hundreds of jobs lost as Wrightbus goes into administration

25 Sep 2019

One of Northern Ireland’s largest employers Wrightbus is set to go into administration today, putting 1,400 jobs at risk.

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Thomas Cook failed to follow redundancy procedures say staff

24 Sep 2019

A law firm claims to have received dozens of calls from ex-Thomas Cook employees who say the travel agent did...

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HR sector rallies to support Thomas Cook employees

23 Sep 2019

Thousands of Thomas Cook staff are set to lose their jobs after last minute negotiations to save the travel firm failed.

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Robots and automation: UK lags behind G7

18 Sep 2019

Entire regions of the UK face being left behind and British businesses could find themselves being uncompetitive, unless the government...

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