Job creation and losses

Employers have not ‘bothered to find UK people to work’ – IDS

Former Tory party leader Iain Duncan Smith has said a lot of employers have “not even bothered to try and...

Workers fear automation will worsen their role

6 Aug 2018

Around 10 million workers – 37% of the UK workforce – are worried that automation will change their jobs for...

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Retail sector employee levels set to stagnate further

27 Jul 2018

Nearly a fifth of retailers are preparing to shed employees, and more than half do not expect staffing levels to...

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AI set to create more jobs than it replaces by 2037

17 Jul 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) will create as many jobs as it displaces over the next 20 years, but there will be...

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Car industry seeks greater clarity over Brexit as investment falls

26 Jun 2018

Vehicle industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has joined the call for greater clarity over the UK’s...

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Brexit: Airbus and BMW relocation threats could be first of many

25 Jun 2018

The CBI has warned that Airbus and BMW could be the first of many businesses to threaten to relocate if...

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1,500 jobs expected to be lost in Virgin Money takeover

18 Jun 2018

Around 1,500 jobs are expected to be lost in the £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money by Clydesdale Yorkshire Banking Group...

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House of Fraser to close half its stores

7 Jun 2018

One of the UK's leading department stores, House of Fraser, is to close in 31 of its 59 locations including its flagship shop on London’s Oxford Street...

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Carphone Warehouse closes stores as Pret staff get £1000 bonus

30 May 2018

Carphone Warehouse is to close 92 stores after the retailer became the latest to issue a profit warning, amid continuing...

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Sharp fall in job vacancies as restaurant sector suffers decline

21 May 2018

A downturn in the restaurant sector has led to a decline in job vacancies of 11% over the past six...

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Number of employers planning to recruit rises to five-year high

14 May 2018

There will be strong growth in the demand for labour in the second quarter of 2018, according to the CIPD,...

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Nine in 10 recruiters say hiring strategies hit by Brexit

1 May 2018

With less than a year to go until Brexit, 96% of HR professionals and recruiters have said it is having...

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Carillion workers “face uncertain future” after collapse

16 Jan 2018

Thousands of workers face uncertainty after Carillion, the UK’s second largest construction company, went into liquidation yesterday.
The company went...

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Skills gaps will hamper growth in 2018 say most employers

19 Dec 2017

Four-fifths of companies worry that they will not be able to fill skills gaps in the coming year, according to...

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Government commits to skills and training in Industrial Strategy paper

27 Nov 2017

The Government has today released its flagship Industrial Strategy, aimed at boosting productivity and economic performance in the UK.
Business...

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