Cross-party MPs add to pressure on Sunak to extend furlough

11 Sep 2020

MPs on the Treasury Select Committee call on the government for targeted support for specific sectors after 31 October.

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Social restrictions: More job protections needed for hospitality and leisure

9 Sep 2020

Expert calls for sector-specific furlough scheme beyond 31 October.

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Pret A Manger to cut a third of staff

28 Aug 2020

Troubled sandwich chain Pret A Manger is to make around a third of its workforce redundant as demand from commuters...

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Cities suffer as only a sixth return to offices

21 Aug 2020

Footfall in UK cities was just 17% of pre-lockdown levels in the first two weeks of August.

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Few furloughed arts and admin staff back at work

17 Aug 2020

The government is facing a further call to extend the furlough scheme struggling sectors, after it was revealed the majority...

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McDonald’s sues ex-boss for ‘lying’ about sexual relationships

11 Aug 2020

McDonald’s Corporation has launched legal action to recover tens of millions of dollars of severance pay and benefits from its...

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Mayors launch campaign for self-isolation ‘wages’

10 Aug 2020

Time Out to Help Out campaign aimed at ensuring employees are paid their full normal wage if they are requested to self-isolate and are unable to work from home.

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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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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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‘Alarm’ over gaps in worker support goes unheeded say MPs

29 Jul 2020

Repeatedly raised concerns over gaps in support for workers and businesses during the coronavirus crisis continue to go unheeded, a...

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