Sectors

Manufacturing headcount falls at fastest rate since 2010

The CBI’s quarterly industrial trends survey has seen the fastest fall in headcount since April 2010, with firms anticipating an...

Accountancy firms lagging behind business on diversity

22 Oct 2019

Research by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has shown that the audit and accountancy profession is lagging behind business for...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }

BMA apologises after report exposes ‘old boys’ club’ culture

18 Oct 2019

The British Medical Association has apologised to members after an independent review found that female doctors felt “undervalued, ignored or...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

‘Thousands’ of Asda staff face dismissal if they don’t sign new contract

17 Oct 2019

Thousands of employees at Asda face dismissal next month if they refuse to sign a contract that will require them...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Union doubtful over government figures on teachers’ hours

11 Oct 2019

Teachers' working hours have fallen by five hours per week over the past three years, according to government figures. But the main education union disagrees

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Worker exploitation commonplace in supermarket supply chains

10 Oct 2019

Poor pay, exploitative working conditions and human rights abuses are commonplace in the supply chains for major supermarkets

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Details of first wave of police recruitment unveiled

9 Oct 2019

The Home Office has published police recruitment targets for every force in England and Wales for 2020-21.
Under the campaign,...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook shops saving 2,500 jobs

9 Oct 2019

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

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Police service discriminated against man with moustache

8 Oct 2019

A police constable has won a sex discrimination claim after an industrial tribunal found that the Police Service of Northern...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

One in 10 NHS psychiatrist posts vacant

7 Oct 2019

The rate of unfilled NHS psychiatrist posts in England has doubled over the past six years, with almost a tenth...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

10,000 jobs to be cut at HSBC

7 Oct 2019

A huge cost-cutting exercise is planned at HSBC as reports suggest the bank is planning to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide....

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Fresh concern over jobs as UK service sector slumps

4 Oct 2019

The UK's service sector, which makes up 80% of the country's economy, contracted in September prompting fears of a recession.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

John Lewis to reduce leadership team by a third

2 Oct 2019

John Lewis Partnership is to consolidate its executive leadership team from 225 to around 150 as it restructures to manage...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
clarks mike shearwood tribunal

Former chief executive takes Clarks to tribunal over misconduct claims

30 Sep 2019

Mike Shearwood says he was not given the opportunity to defend the claims.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Thousands of police staff not vetted properly, report warns

27 Sep 2019

Thousands of police officers and staff in England and Wales have not been properly vetted, a police watchdog has warned....

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }