Job creation and losses

BBC culls 450 regional jobs across England

The BBC plans to cut 450 jobs in local radio stations and regional TV news across England, roughly one in...

‘Green’ investment could generate 1.6 million jobs

2 Jul 2020

By investing in a ‘green’ economy, the UK government can create 1.6 million jobs as well as meet its targets...

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Thousands of redundancies announced across retail, hospitality and aviation

1 Jul 2020

Job cuts announced at Harrods, TM Lewin, easyJet and more.

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Royal Mail to cut 2,000 management jobs

25 Jun 2020

Royal Mail Group is expecting to cut around 2,000 management roles as part of a major restructure.

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Cross-party MPs urge government to consider four-day week

22 Jun 2020

A group of cross-party MPs has written to chancellor Rishi Sunak asking him to consider a four-day working week.

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Nine million ‘zombie’ workers in Europe at risk of redundancy

19 Jun 2020

Nine million people across the ‘big five’ European economies face an elevated risk of losing their jobs in 2021 because...

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RSPCA prepares to make one fifth of staff redundant

19 Jun 2020

Animal welfare charity the RSPCA is to make almost one fifth of its employees redundant, due in part to the...

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HSBC resurrects plans to cut 35,000 jobs

17 Jun 2020

HSBC is to press ahead with plans for mass redundancies that had been put on hold at the peak of...

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Jaguar Land Rover cuts temporary staff

17 Jun 2020

Jaguar Land Rover is to cut the number of temporary workers it employs on its factory floors, putting up to...

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Employees on payrolls drop 600,000 in two months

16 Jun 2020

The UK could be heading into an ‘employment crisis’, commentators have warned, as the number of employees on payrolls dropped...

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Survivor’s guilt: supporting staff who have avoided redundancy

12 Jun 2020

With mass redundancies expected over the coming months, it’s easy to focus on supporting those losing their jobs. But ‘survivors’...

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Prioritise the young to drive economic recovery – CBI

11 Jun 2020

The Confederation of British Industry has urged Boris Johnson to make job creation, skills training and opportunities, especially for young...

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Number of employers planning to cut staff is decreasing

10 Jun 2020

The proportion of businesses who believe they will have to cut staff permanently has reduced to 10% from a high...

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Cut national insurance to stimulate jobs market – IES

5 Jun 2020

Rishi Sunak should cut employers’ national insurance contributions for all staff if he announces an emergency Budget next month.

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Rolls-Royce and The Restaurant Group confirm job losses

4 Jun 2020

Rolls-Royce has confirmed that 3,000 jobs will be lost in the UK, as part of reorganisation plans that will see...

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