Redundancy

Homebase rescued but 1,500 jobs face axe

Homebase creditors have voted in favour of a company voluntary agreement (CVA) that will see 42 of its branches closing...

Five lesser known maternity rights women must be aware of

With statistics suggesting autumn is the most popular season to give birth, Beverley Sunderland clarifies some lesser known maternity rights...

House of Fraser rescue deal collapses with 17,000 jobs at stake

A deal that would have saved 28 of 59 House of Fraser stores has broken down as investor pulls out...

Top 10 HR questions July 2018 – workplace temperatures and holiday pay

We can’t be expected to work in this heat! This may have become a familiar complaint for employers to deal...

Remaining Carillion apprentices to be made redundant

Almost 350 apprentices employed by collapsed construction giant Carillion will be made redundant after alternative jobs for them were not...

Retail sector employee levels set to stagnate further

Nearly a fifth of retailers are preparing to shed employees, and more than half do not expect staffing levels to...

How employers can support the growing band of older workers

More and more over-50s are staying in work past state pension age. Camille Renaudon from Hibberts Solicitors looks at practical...

Unite seeks legal action against Carillion’s handling of redundancies

Union Unite plans to take legal action on behalf of a group of former Carillion employees who were made redundant...

Moves and mergers: what are the legal implications of staff relocation?

With large-scale staff movements back in the news thanks to the proposed merger of Asda and Sainsbury’s, what do employers...

1,500 jobs expected to be lost in Virgin Money takeover

Around 1,500 jobs are expected to be lost in the £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money by Clydesdale Yorkshire Banking Group...

Top 10 HR questions May 2018: GDPR special category data

Many HR professionals will have spent months preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now it is finally in...

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Unions react to sweeping BT job cuts

BT today announced plans to cut 13,000 jobs over the next three years – 13% of its global workforce –...

Union warns Asda-Sainsbury’s deal could lead to massive job losses

The GMB union has called the newly announced merger proposal between Sainsbury’s and Asda a “bargain basement” deal that could...

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