Employee relations

Thousands of jobs at risk at Boots, John Lewis and Burger King

Almost 7,000 jobs are at risk at Boots, Burger King and John Lewis.

Ryanair cabin crew agree to pay cuts to keep jobs

8 Jul 2020

Cabin crew employed by Ryanair in the UK have agreed to take a pay cut in order to protect their...

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How the HR team at Severn Trent Water is keeping things flowing

8 Jul 2020

Neil Morrison explains how the utility has coped during the coronavirus pandemic, and why HR has a duty to support...

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Boris Johnson reignites driverless Tube trains idea

7 Jul 2020

Driverless Tube trains should be a condition of any future government funding for Transport for London, Boris Johnson has said....

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Seven engagement survey myths and how to bust them

3 Jul 2020

Monitoring employee sentiment will be vital in helping organisations chart their recovery from the coronavirus crisis, but this needs to...

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Top 10 HR questions June 2020: flexible furlough and redundancy

2 Jul 2020

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme include the introduction of flexible furlough and the gradual withdrawal of funding.

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Ryanair pilots accept 20% pay cut to save jobs

2 Jul 2020

Ryanair pilots in the UK have accepted a temporary pay cut of 20% in order to safeguard jobs.
According to...

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Government could bring back tribunal fees, reports suggest

15 Jun 2020

The Ministry of Justice is looking at reinstating tribunal fees for workers bringing claims, according to The Times newspaper.

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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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TUC proposes job guarantee scheme to avoid youth unemployment

12 Jun 2020

Women aged 25 and under faced the greatest risk of long term unemployment because of the Covid-19 crisis, claims TUC study.

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Centrica to axe 5,000 jobs

11 Jun 2020

Centrica, which owns British Gas, plans to cut management layers and make itself more agile and customer-focused, but union says it will fight to save jobs.

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What are the differences between British and French laws on collective redundancies?

What are the differences between British and French laws on collective redundancies?

10 Jun 2020

In the view of the global economic recession, international employers should know their legal responsibilities in different countries. Alain-Christian Monkam...

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British Airways job loss talks ‘hanging by a thread’ say pilots

8 Jun 2020

Pilots' union says talks with British Airways are on the verge of collapsing and businesses attack government's quarantine plans.

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Rail workers critical of plans for face mask volunteers

5 Jun 2020

Government plans to recruit volunteers who will monitor and guide rail passengers at stations have run into strong criticism from...

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Former Jamie’s Italian staff win pay out after redundancy consultation failure

4 Jun 2020

More than 60 former employees of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant group, which went into administration last year, have been...

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