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Number of employers expecting job cuts goes up by half

10 Aug 2020

One in three organisations expects to cut jobs in the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest Labour Market...

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Immigration and EU workers: Brexit hasn’t gone away

10 Aug 2020

Many businesses will soon have to once again wrestle with the UK's decision to leave the EU, with difficult decisions having to be made over the sourcing of talent.

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Unions to protest as BA confirms redundancies

7 Aug 2020

British Airways has confirmed today that its plans to make 12,000 job cuts will go ahead, and more than 6,000...

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Home Office scraps ‘racist’ immigration algorithm

7 Aug 2020

AI tool was dismissed by campaigners as 'speedy boarding for white people'; Priti Patel pledges new visa system will consider 'unconscious bias'.

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UK lags behind Europe on returning to office

6 Aug 2020

France, Italy, Spain and Germany well ahead of UK when it comes to returning to the office.

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GDPR: Business needs Europe-wide track and trace cohesion

6 Aug 2020

Complex patchwork of rules and practices between countries is dissuading employers from implementing track and trace schemes.

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Top 10 HR Questions July 2020: Redundancy and furlough

6 Aug 2020

Coronavirus has had a huge impact on the economy and as funding through the furlough scheme is gradually withdrawn, many...

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Major hotel group may make 60% of staff redundant

6 Aug 2020

1,500 jobs are at risk of redundancy at hotels managed by LGH, including at Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn properties.

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Hiring continues to fall but pace slows

6 Aug 2020

The rate of decline in recruitment activity is slowing, starting salaries are falling and worker availability is on the up as the Bank of England cuts the severity of its forecasts for the UK economy.

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Acas: Redundancy related enquiries surge 160%

5 Aug 2020

Conciliation service Acas has experienced a marked increase in calls to its helpline on the subject of redundancy during the...

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Furlough fraud soars as job retention bonus details released

5 Aug 2020

The number of reports of furlough fraud made to HM Revenue and Customs rose by more than half between the...

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One in nine WH Smith staff face redundancy

5 Aug 2020

WH Smith has announced around 1,500 jobs may need to be cut as the newsagent tackles the impact of the...

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CitySprint loses third worker status case

5 Aug 2020

The IWGB is calling on government to better enforce employment status laws after the union took CitySprint to tribunal three...

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Can remote redundancy conversations be sensitive and fair?

4 Aug 2020

With job losses continuing to hit the headlines, many employers are wrestling with the practical issues involving redundancy consultations, and...

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Hays Travel ‘devastated’ as it cuts 880 jobs

3 Aug 2020

The travel company that took on many Thomas Cook branches when it went bust last year has announced it is...

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