Job creation and losses

Brexit fears slash a third of seasonal travel jobs

Fears over Brexit have led to the loss of a third of UK seasonal jobs in ski resorts and summer...

Hiring plans for Q1 weakest in seven years

10 Dec 2019

Employers’ hiring intentions are at their weakest in seven years with Brexit uncertainty, the general election and a slowing global...

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Wetherspoon to create 10,000 jobs by 2024

10 Dec 2019

JD Wetherspoon is investing more than £200 million over the next four years, developing new pubs and hotels as well...

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Three hundred jobs lost at John Lewis call centre

9 Dec 2019

More than 300 jobs at an outsourced John Lewis customer contact centre have been culled as the retailer attempts to...

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Factories lay off workers at fastest rate in seven years

3 Dec 2019

Employment in the manufacturing sector has fallen for the eighth month in a row as factories lay off workers at...

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RB opens £200m innovation hub in Hull

3 Dec 2019

Health and hygiene supplier RB, formerly Reckitt Benckiser, today opens a £200m centre in Hull as a “magnet” for the best scientific talent with 200 new jobs created.

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Business leaders question migration policy as EU workers return ‘home’

28 Nov 2019

The CBI has queried how a post-Brexit immigration system would function as new figures confirm the decline in EU net...

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Need for home care workers outstrips police and nurses

28 Nov 2019

As many as 90,000 home care workers for the over 65s are needed if the main parties’ manifesto pledges to...

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Uncertainty forcing employers to hold back on recruitment

27 Nov 2019

Employers are ready to increase staffing levels but their ambitions are being held back by political and economic uncertainty, new...

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TSB to shed jobs and branches as it unveils new strategy

25 Nov 2019

TSB has announced plans for a radical shake-up that will see 82 branches close.

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Hays Travel creates 1,500 jobs after Thomas Cook purchase

22 Nov 2019

Hays Travel, the company that bought the Thomas Cook retail portfolio, is to recruit almost 1,500 more people.

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Labour unveils radical manifesto with ‘record investment blitz’

21 Nov 2019

Jeremy Corbyn this morning promised to “unleash a record investment blitz, getting the economy moving in every corner of our country”.

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Mothercare to close all UK stores as it enters administration

6 Nov 2019

Mothercare has gone into administration, putting 2,800 UK jobs at risk. All of the baby goods retailer’s 79 UK stores will be closed...

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Address apprenticeship inflexibility to boost jobs, says retail body

24 Oct 2019

The inflexibilities in the apprenticeship levy system need to be addressed if the retail sector is to stem job losses,...

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Manufacturing headcount falls at fastest rate since 2010

22 Oct 2019

The CBI’s quarterly industrial trends survey has seen the fastest fall in headcount since April 2010, with firms anticipating an...

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