Insolvency

Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook shops saving 2,500 jobs

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

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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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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British Steel collapse puts thousands of jobs at risk

22 May 2019

British Steel is to go into administration, putting some 5,000 UK jobs at risk and endangering 20,000 roles in its...

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Workers’ rights will remain unchanged in ‘no deal’ Brexit

23 Aug 2018

There will be no change to workers’ rights and protections in the event of a no deal Brexit, the government...

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Sports Direct saves House of Fraser from administration

10 Aug 2018

Sports Direct has bought House of Fraser out of administration for £90m. The sports retailer, owned by billionaire Mike Ashley...

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Remaining Carillion apprentices to be made redundant

1 Aug 2018

Almost 350 apprentices employed by collapsed construction giant Carillion will be made redundant after alternative jobs for them were not...

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Unite seeks legal action against Carillion’s handling of redundancies

5 Jul 2018

Union Unite plans to take legal action on behalf of a group of former Carillion employees who were made redundant...

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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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Pensions Regulator failed to press Carillion on deficits

20 Feb 2018

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) was alerted about Carillion‘s pension failings twice in the past eight years, but only began a...

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Carillion tried to ‘wriggle out’ of pension obligations

29 Jan 2018

Failed outsourcing giant Carillion had been trying to wriggle out of obligations to its pensions schemes for a decade, according...

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Theresa May to tackle excessive bonuses that harm pension schemes

22 Jan 2018

Prime minister Theresa May has vowed to fine company bosses who award themselves excessive bonuses while failing to protect workers’...

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Corbyn vows to end public sector outsourcing

19 Jan 2018

Jeremy Corbyn yesterday vowed to end public sector outsourcing in the wake of the collapse of support services giant Carillion....

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