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‘UK unemployment figures are missing at least 300,000 people’

25 Jan 2021

Official unemployment figures are missing hundreds of thousands of people, according to a study backed by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown. 

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Furlough should be extended ‘before Budget’

19 Jan 2021

Rishi Sunak needs to act now, ahead of his Budget, to help protect UK companies through the Spring to ensure...

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Number of overseas nationals leaving UK could have reached 1.3 million

15 Jan 2021

Up to 1.3 million overseas nationals have left the UK over the past year, with almost 700,000 non-UK born workers...

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Whitbread job cuts smaller than anticipated

14 Jan 2021

The Premier Inn owner has cut 1,500 restaurant and hotel jobs, far fewer than the 6,000 first projected by the group.

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Salesforce voted Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2021

13 Jan 2021

Glassdoor has announced its annual list of the best places to work in the UK for 2021 as top employers...

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Vaccine hopes lead to increased recruitment

8 Jan 2021


Optimism around the impact of the coronavirus vaccine roll-out led to an increase in both permanent and temporary job...

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‘Aggressive’ tactics used to ditch senior execs who are working at home

8 Jan 2021

Some employers in sectors badly effected by the pandemic have resorted to aggressive tactics with the aim of cutting senior...

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Chancellor unveils more financial support for lockdown-hit firms

5 Jan 2021

Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses will be able to apply for one-off grants of up to £9,000 per property, in...

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HR news you may have missed over Christmas

4 Jan 2021

We bring you up to speed with news that broke over the festive period.

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Employees on payrolls plummet by more than 800k

15 Dec 2020

There were 819,000 fewer workers on company payrolls last month than at the start of the pandemic, with the hospitality...

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UK employers least confident in Europe about recruitment prospects

8 Dec 2020

Employers in the UK are the least confident in Europe about their ability to hire additional workers – but they...

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Private sector pay optimism grows for 2021

3 Dec 2020

Private sector workers are set to receive average pay rises of 2.4% in 2021, up from an average of 2.2%...

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Pub chains reveal hundreds of job cuts

27 Nov 2020

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

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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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