Pub chains reveal hundreds of job cuts

Almost 1,700 jobs have been cut at pub and restaurant businesses Mitchells & Butlers and Fullers, Smith & Turner, due...

New tier system: what will it mean for employers?

26 Nov 2020

When England’s lockdown is lifted on 2 December, a new, more stringent regional ‘tier’ system will be introduced that will...

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Disney to axe 32,000 jobs as theme parks reel from Covid

26 Nov 2020

The company had already announced 28,000 job cuts in September as its theme parks and cruises reel from the pandemic.

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Fewer young people in jobs than 2008 crash

20 Nov 2020

More 16 to 24-year-olds were made redundant in the summer of this year than the whole of 2019, and there...

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Staff at a Zizzi restaurant allegedly worked despite Covid fears

5 Nov 2020

A branch of Zizzi near Bristol was temporarily closed after staff allegedly continuing to work despite potentially having Covid.

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ONS: Weekly wages stable, but young staff see pay slashed

4 Nov 2020

The coronavirus pandemic had little effect on most employees’ weekly pay in April thanks to the furlough scheme, but younger...

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Young people and ethnic minorities most likely to be laid off after furlough

28 Oct 2020

Young people and ethnic minorities were most likely to be made unemployed after coming off furlough, according to a report...

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Ebb and furlough: the Job Support Scheme explained

23 Oct 2020

We look at the back-and-forth nature of the government’s economic funding to help businesses affected by the pandemic and examine...

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London restrictions risk quarter of a million hospitality jobs

16 Oct 2020

The introduction of tougher Covid-19 restrictions in London will put up to 250,000 hospitality jobs at risk.
Trade body UK...

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Liverpool launches wage ‘top up’ scheme for hospitality and leisure

15 Oct 2020

Liverpool is to provide £40m of emergency funding for hospitality and leisure businesses in the region, allowing those affected by...

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Preparing for stricter Covid-19 lockdowns: A guide for employers

14 Oct 2020

As England’s three-tier restrictions come into force and the government faces increasing pressure to ‘circuit break’ the rising number of...

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Hospitality and tourism must challenge ‘patriarchal’ culture

14 Oct 2020

The hospitality and tourism sectors need to challenge their ‘patriarchal’ culture and foster open discussion on gender-related issues if they...

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Largest annual rise in redundancies since 2009

13 Oct 2020

As the UK sees the largest annual increase in redundancies since 2009, business groups have urged the government to ‘get...

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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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Job losses accelerate as furlough draws to a close

8 Oct 2020

Up to 800 jobs are being shed by Suffolk brewer Greene King with the closure of 79 pubs and restaurants,...

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