Redundancies

Yes, Nationalise Grangemouth Refinery But Why Stop There?

Alan Wyllie | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Politics
Alan Wyllie

Like bankers before them, energy marketeers acted recklessly with a national asset. Providing a service became secondary to making a profit and this is simply not acceptable. We cannot allow energy companies to cajole and blackmail our nation and that is why we need to renationalise.

How Many Jobs Is HSBC Going To Axe?

PA | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK

HSBC announced job cuts on Tuesday, impacting on thousands of its staff, over the "changing nature" of the business as well as regulation. The bank...

Shorter Consultation Period Means Businesses Can Act to Stay Competitive

Paula Whelan | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK
Paula Whelan

The new, shorter consultation period for collective redundancies will free up businesses to make changes to their structure and this could help to pre...

Unemployed Youths 'Would Cover 7 Glastonbury Festival Fields'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

New jobs figures have highlighted the plight young Brits are facing when it comes to finding a job - despite the overall number of job vacancies risin...

Another 37 HMV Store Closures Announced - 464 Face Losing Their Job

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

Another 37 HMV stores are to be shut, putting 464 jobs at risk, according to the struggling retailer's administrators, Deloitte. The 37 stores - wh...

One In Seven Brits Have Lost Their Jobs Since 2008

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

New research has found that the total number of people who've been made redundant since the start of 2008 reached 3.5 million - equivalent to one in e...

John Lewis Announces Shock Job Losses

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

John Lewis, Britain's biggest department store, is culling 325 managerial positions, despite strong sales growth in 2012. There are four levels of ...

HMV Unveils Another 60 Redundancies

Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

Deloitte, the administrators of HMV, has confirmed a further 60 redundancies have been made across HMV and Fopp Entertainments' head office network at...

66 HMV Stores To Close

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

HMV's administrators said that 66 of the music retail group's stores have been identified for closure over the next two months. The affected stores em...

BBC Journalists To Strike Over Job Losses

PA | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK

BBC journalists are to go on strike and launch a corporation-wide work to rule in an escalating row over compulsory redundancies, their union announce...

Charlie Thomas

800 Honda Swindon Staff Told They Face The Sack

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

Staff at Honda's Swindon plant were today greeted at the office by news that 800 of them would be facing the sack. In a statement released on Frida...

End Of The Road

PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

Comet's last remaining stores will trade for the final time on Tuesday as the high street spending slump claims another high-profile casualty. The ...

Banking Bloodbath Begins As 11,000 Jobs Go At Citigroup

Charlie Thomas | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

Consumer bankers at Citigroup will be looking over their shoulder for the next few months after the bank announced it will cutting 11,000 jobs worldwi...

Hovis Sheds 900 Jobs

Charlie Thomas | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Hovis owner Premier Foods has announced it will close two of its bakeries, putting 900 jobs up for redundancy. The biggest impact will be in Birmin...

2,200 Redundancies As JJB Stores Are Sold And Closed

PA | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

Some 2,200 staff at JJB Sports were made redundant today after administrator KPMG closed 133 stores and sold the remaining 20 to rival Sports Direct I...

BBC Racks Up £280m Redundancy Bill

PA | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

The BBC has spent almost £277 million on redundancy payments to nearly 6,000 staff in the past seven years. An average of £46,200 was paid to sta...

The £600m Cost Of NHS Redundancies

PA | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK Politics

More than £600 million could be spent on NHS redundancies in one year as a result of the government's controversial reforms, figures show. Estimat...

Taxpayers Face £600m Bill If Historic Shipyard Closes

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Taxpayers face a bill for up to £600m if defence firm BAE Systems closes its historic Portsmouth shipyard, it was reported on Sunday. BAE has put ...

AstraZeneca To Axe 7,300 Jobs By The End Of 2014

PA | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

Pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca announced today that it will axe a further 7,300 jobs by the end of 2014 as part of a new round of restructuring. ...

British Gas To Cut 850 Jobs

Press Association | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

British Gas is planning to cut around 850 jobs after reviewing resource levels in its services business, the company has announced. The cuts, revea...

Mobile Phone Company That Runs Orange and T-Mobile To Cut 550 Jobs

PA | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Tech

The firm which runs mobile phone brands Orange and T-Mobile is planning to axe 550 jobs following a review of its business, it has been revealed. E...

Police Staff Stage 24-Hour Strike Over Cuts

PA | Posted 29.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A 24-hour strike by civilian staff at a police force has started. The Nottinghamshire Police employees are taking industrial a...