Redundancy

Car parts jobs at risk in Swansea and Rotherham

More than 400 jobs are to be lost in the automative sector after Toyoda Gosei announced it was pulling out of the UK.

Nestlé to axe 600 jobs in North East despite ‘huge profits’

Unions and local MP angry at giant multinational over job losses at Fawdon and York confectionery plants.

Bolster pandemic job support for over 50s, urges think tank

Employment support must be tailored to older workers who have been twice as likely to lose their jobs during the pandemic as those aged 25-49, says the Resolution Foundation.

Asda to cut store bakery roles

Asda is expected to cut hundreds of jobs in its store bakeries in response to changing consumer habits.

Babcock International to cull 1,000 jobs

Defence contractor Babcock International is to cut 1,000 jobs in order to improve efficiency and reduce 'siloed' working.

April 2021 employment law changes: five things for HR to do

An annual update on the changes to employment law that are happening in April 2021 – IR35, national living wage, statutory pay rates...

Can you afford to make staff redundant?

Faced with financial pressures, reducing headcount seems the logical next step. But redundancy carries its own direct and hidden costs, and there are alternatives …

1,500 more jobs to go at John Lewis

John Lewis Partnership has announced that it will keep eight of its 42 John Lewis stores closed when retail restrictions ease, putting 1,465 jobs at risk.

Six in 10 staff removed from payrolls were under 25

There were 693,000 fewer employees on company payrolls last month than in February 2020 – with under 25s bearing the brunt of job losses.

Up to 1,500 former Thomas Cook employees win payouts

A tribunal has ruled that the travel giant failed to consult before making redundancies when it went into administration in September 2019.

Nokia to slash global workforce by up to 10,000

Nokia plans to cut up to 10,000 jobs worldwide, including almost 100 in the UK, in order to generate funds that can be used for research and development.

Thorntons to close all stores as Greggs reveals expansion plan

Thorntons is to close its remaining 61 stores while Greggs says it will open a further 100 in 2021.

Redundancies proposed at Aston Martin plant

Around 200 jobs are set to be lost at Aston Martin's plant in the Vale of Glamorgan as it presses ahead with its cost-cutting plans.

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