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

Fairbairn said the program, which at its peak in May supported 9 million workers, had been a “lifesaver” for businesses but that more help was needed, highlighting that about a quarter of companies in retail, travel, hospitality and leisure were in danger of going bankrupt.

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

About 70% of 14,026 crisis calls received in just past eight months are made by callers grappling with mounting feelings of stress and hopelessness arising due to unemployment, major loss in business, piling debt and ensuing domestic violence T he phone is ringing. On the other end of the line is Viral, a 37-yearman who […]

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.

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

‘It’s rapidly being defrauded more and more because employers are making furloughed people work and telling them they can’t say anything or they’ll lose their jobs. The scheme is open to fraud and abuse and it’s hard to check where the money is actually going.

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 […]

Employers planned to axe more than 300,000 jobs in June and July due to coronavirus

“We are also creating new roles for young people with our Kickstart scheme, creating incentives for training and apprenticeships, and supporting and protecting jobs in the tourism and hospitality sectors through our VAT cut and last month’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.”

Lloyds to cut hundreds of UK jobs as it revives restructuring plans

The bank said it had decided to push ahead with plans to simplify parts of its business, adding that affected staff would leave in November at the earliest. It will also create 226 new roles, which means the net reduction amounts to 639 jobs, out of a total workforce of 65,000 people.

More than HALF of medium-sized businesses are planning to axe jobs within WEEKS as the Government’s furlough scheme ends

Leaders of medium-sized businesses have expressed concern over funding arrangements, with a third saying they can’t continue trading for longer than six months based on their current outlook, according to the BDO survey.