Manufacturing

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 2,000 non-manufacturing jobs

Jaguar Land Rover will cut about 2,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year.

Which apprenticeships are worst affected by Covid-19?

8 Feb 2021

National Apprenticeship Week: The Covid crisis has seen apprenticeship starts in the UK fall by 46%; meanwhile, the UK's oldest apprentice is revealed.

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BAE Systems to discuss mental health at EB Insights 2021

8 Feb 2021

Claire Walsh, health, wellbeing and injury prevention manager UK and rest of the world at BAE Systems, will discuss how...

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Rolls-Royce to suspend aero engine production

8 Feb 2021

Summer shutdown will see employees lose two weeks’ pay spread across the year.

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Covid tests save firms thousands of working days

1 Feb 2021

Workplace Covid-test scheme garners encouraging results at John Lewis and Tata Steel.

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Covid-19 fatalities highest among restaurant, factory and security staff

26 Jan 2021

Restaurant staff, factory workers and staff in ‘elementary’ occupations including security guards and taxi drivers were among those who faced...

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Gordon Brown

‘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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Teachers, police and retail staff likely in next vaccine phase

19 Jan 2021

Public-facing workers such as police officers, teachers and retail staff may soon be offered a Covid-19 jab, vaccines minister Nadhim...

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Unilever boss signals flexible work here to stay

14 Jan 2021

Alan Jope also strongly advised all Unilever employees to be vaccinated against Covid as soon as they had the chance.

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Covid-19 testing to be targeted at staff unable to work from home

11 Jan 2021

Key workers and people unable to work from home are to receive more frequent Covid-19 testing – even if they are not displaying any symptoms.

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Lifetime Skills Guarantee: free courses launch in April 2021

9 Dec 2020

Four hundred free training courses, ranging from engineering to healthcare, will be available to adults without a qualification at A-level...

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Food and consumer goods firms struggle to make progress on diversity

4 Dec 2020

Employers in the food and consumer goods industry have seen the Covid-19 crisis as a catalyst to take action to improve diversity and inclusion.

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Unilever to trial four-day week

1 Dec 2020

Unilever is to begin a year-long trial of a four-day week at its offices in New Zealand with the aim...

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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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Scientists surprised at construction industry Covid clusters

23 Nov 2020

The construction industry has been singled out as being a higher-than-expected source of Covid-19 outbreaks.

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