Redundancy

Three hundred jobs lost at John Lewis call centre

More than 300 jobs at an outsourced John Lewis customer contact centre have been culled as the retailer attempts to...

Top 10 HR questions November 2019: IR35, Christmas parties and PILON

Pending a review announced by chancellor Sajid Javid, reforms to the IR35 rules are due to be extended to the...

Npower to cut 4,500 jobs in restructure

Energy company Npower must cut up to 4,500 jobs as part of a restructure announced by its parent company...

TSB branch greenwich

TSB to shed jobs and branches as it unveils new strategy

TSB has announced plans for a radical shake-up that will see 82 branches close.

KPMG

KPMG to cut UK internal training team

KPMG this week signalled it is to slash its internal training team, which runs staff training for thousands of UK...

Mothercare to close all UK stores as it enters administration

Mothercare has gone into administration, putting 2,800 UK jobs at risk. All of the baby goods retailer’s 79 UK stores will be closed...

Top 10 HR questions October 2019: Right to be accompanied

Should employers give employees the right to be accompanied to meetings under a redundancy procedure?
Such a meeting could ultimately...

Honesty is the best policy – lies and inferences in discrimination claims

Where lies the burden of proof in discrimination claims in a case where...

Mothercare

Mothercare UK to enter administration with 2,500 jobs at risk

Mothercare has announced plans to put its UK operations into administration, putting about 2,500 jobs at risk with the closure...

How to stop your workforce going under when business is close to collapse

With the recent collapse of Thomas Cook and other established companies in financial difficulty, such as Pizza Express and Links...

End of year restructure? How to avoid a winter of discontent

What do organisations need to consider to ensure their redundancy and restructure decisions don't lead them to an employment tribunal?

MPs’ staff call for transfer of rights when they move offices

MPs’ employees have called for the protection of employment rights such as sick pay and parental leave if they move between parliamentary offices.

Capita unfairly dismissed employee whose role was made full-time

An employee who was made redundant when Capita Customer Management refused to allow her to continue working part time following...

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