British royal palace staff embark on rare protests against job cuts

ALSO READ: You’re wrong, no thugs in Edo Govt House, Osagie tells APC The PCS said royal staff faced “200 compulsory redundancies” and cuts to their pension contributions. It said union members employed at the castle by the Royal Collection Trust, part of the Royal Household, had staged a silent protest.

Transport Workers Union president: Members will face job cuts without coronavirus bailout

“We certainly would fight them tooth and nail with everything in our arsenal to prevent them from doing it,” he said of job cuts. “If the work force is sharply reduced and another quarantine is necessary, they will not be able to make service. And if they can’t make service, the whole entire fight-back against […]

Job cuts forecast as UK furlough program poised to end next month

In an interview with the Financial Times, the boss of the Confederation of British Industry, or CBI, Carolyn Fairbairn, urged ministers to extend business support measures ahead of the autumn budget, warning that a rush of redundancies were expected as soon as the middle of this month.

Job cuts, business loss, mounting debts lead to surge in calls of despair to suicide helpline

Sushant Singh Rajput’s death prompted 200 calls in a week The demise of 34-year-old actor Sushant Singh Rajput on June 14 also prompted a large number of people to call the helpline seeking counselling for depression. Valera said that in just a week following the actor’s death, they had received more than 200 calls seeking […]

Virgin Atlantic cuts another 1,150 jobs despite £1.2billion rescue plan approval

He said: “It’s clear that the introduction of passenger testing is the only way to enable the removal of travel restrictions and open up flying to key markets, while protecting public health. We will continue to work with our industry partners to press for urgent government action.”

True scale of Britain’s jobs bloodbath revealed: Thousands of firms planned more than 300,000 redundancies in June and July as coronavirus pandemic ravaged workplaces

September 4 – Virgin Atlantic – 1,150   September 3 – Costa – 1,650  September 2 – Heathrow – 1,200 August 27 – Pret a Manger – 2,800 (includes 1,000 announced on July 6) August 26 – Gatwick Airport – 600  August 25 – Co-operative bank – 350  August 20 – Alexander Dennis – 650  August […]

Pizza Hut will shut 29 of its 240 UK restaurants in restructuring plans that puts 450 jobs at risk after suffering ‘significant disruption’ from pandemic

The scale of the Covid-19 jobs bloodbath has been laid bare as new research suggests more than half of medium-sized businesses are planning job cuts as the Government’s Job Retention Scheme comes to an end in October.

Marks & Spencer to cut 950 jobs in latest Covid-19 blow to high street

The retailer was already looking at ways to adjust to increased online sales and the decline of the high street. At the onset of the coronavirus crisis M&S said it was considering cost savings including a “more streamlined support centre, changes to leadership structure and negotiations with landlords on commercial terms on lease contracts.”

German car parts maker Schaeffler cuts 4,400 jobs

industrial supplier Schaeffler said Wednesday that it will cut 4,400 jobs due to the impact of the coronavirus on the automotive sector. The company said it will downsize capacity and close several factories to save around 300 million euros ($354.5 million) annually by 2023.The jobs cull will focus mainly on 12 locations in Germany and […]

German truck maker MAN to cut up to quarter of staff

Frankfurt am Main: German truck and bus manufacturer MAN said Friday it will cut up to one in four of its employees as it looks to make an “extensive restructuring”, with the coronavirus pandemic battering the industry.The Munich-based company said it would lay off as many as 9,500 jobs in Germany and Austria as it […]