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Adam McCulloch is a freelance writer and editor.

Covid-19 whistleblowers ignored and dismissed by employers

29 Oct 2020

Nearly half of employees with coronavirus concerns have had their queries ignored.

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Boeing cuts jobs as aviation sector views bleak future

29 Oct 2020

News from Boeing, IATA and Heathrow underlines Covid threat to travel industry.

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Rolls-Royce faces strike over Singapore production switch

26 Oct 2020

Workers at two UK Rolls-Royce factories are on the verge of strike action because of plans to move some production to Singapore.

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Lloyds Bank says staff will be working at home until spring at least

26 Oct 2020

Lloyds Bank's has told most of its UK employees not to return to the office until at least spring.

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GAP may close all clothing stores in Europe

23 Oct 2020

The retailer moots replacing stores with a franchise model in response to significant losses.

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Senior partner criticises high pay for new lawyers

23 Oct 2020

Senior partner at Pinsent Masons Richard Foley says six-figure salaries for newly qualified lawyers are unsustainable.

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Senior solicitor groped his secretary and told racist jokes

23 Oct 2020

A solicitor who ran through the offices of his employer with a pretend Ku Klux Klan hood has been found guilty of sexual harassment and racist behaviour.

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Has Sunak’s latest Job Support Scheme quelled fears for tiers?

22 Oct 2020

The new version of the Job Support Scheme has been thoroughly welcomed by business but there is no shortage of...

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Why home workers who are ill should not work

22 Oct 2020

With the onset of colder weather, inevitably the number of people with common colds and flu will rise, in addition...

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Chancellor revamps Job Support Scheme

22 Oct 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an update to the Job Support Scheme (JSS), including for workers in England where tier 2 restrictions apply.

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PwC to resign as Boohoo auditor after working conditions inquiry

19 Oct 2020

In the latest sign of growing fears among the large accountancy firms over reputational damage, PwC is set to resign as auditor of fashion retailer Boohoo.

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tesco equal pay

Tesco report was not a valid job evaluation study, tribunal finds

15 Oct 2020

The campaign to gain equal pay for up to half a million supermarket workers received a setback yesterday at an employment tribunal.

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OECD predicts 7.1% unemployment in UK and criticises lack of training

15 Oct 2020

The OECD has predicted unemployment in the UK will rise from 4.5% to 7.1% in 2021 and says that to recover the UK must invest in skills and achieve a softer Brexit.

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UK hospitality industry mounts legal challenge to fresh lockdown rules

12 Oct 2020

Judicial review sought to halt new restrictions that could lead to closures of pub, restaurants and clubs.

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RSA: UK should adopt France’s partial activity scheme

12 Oct 2020

The UK's response to the coronavirus job threat must take into account the risk of automation. Other countries have shown how UK schemes can be improved.

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