Redundancy

Thousands of BP staff may switch to remote working permanently

BP is planning to shift almost 50,000 of its employees to remote working as it reviews its office portfolio and...

NHS Test and Trace, TSB and Debenhams cut jobs

Thousands more job losses have been announced today, with the government stating that it no longer needs 6,000 of its...

Covid-19 job losses disproportionately hit ethnic minorities

People from ethnic minorities in the UK have been hit disproportionately by job losses and reduced hours during the Covid-19...

Number of over-50s out of work almost doubles

Support for over-50s to retrain or gain a new qualification is needed to reduce long-term unemployment, a report has said,...

Number of employers expecting job cuts goes up by half

One in three organisations expects to cut jobs in the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest Labour Market...

Unions to protest as BA confirms redundancies

British Airways has confirmed today that its plans to make 12,000 job cuts will go ahead, and more than 6,000...

Top 10 HR Questions July 2020: Redundancy and furlough

Coronavirus has had a huge impact on the economy and as funding through the furlough scheme is gradually withdrawn, many...

Major hotel group may make 60% of staff redundant

1,500 jobs are at risk of redundancy at hotels managed by LGH, including at Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn properties.

Hiring continues to fall but pace slows

The rate of decline in recruitment activity is slowing, starting salaries are falling and worker availability is on the up as the Bank of England cuts the severity of its forecasts for the UK economy.

Acas: Redundancy related enquiries surge 160%

Conciliation service Acas has experienced a marked increase in calls to its helpline on the subject of redundancy during the...

One in nine WH Smith staff face redundancy

WH Smith has announced around 1,500 jobs may need to be cut as the newsagent tackles the impact of the...

Can remote redundancy conversations be sensitive and fair?

With job losses continuing to hit the headlines, many employers are wrestling with the practical issues involving redundancy consultations, and...

Hays Travel ‘devastated’ as it cuts 880 jobs

The travel company that took on many Thomas Cook branches when it went bust last year has announced it is...

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