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, 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 […]

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

The Labour Party’s Anneliese Dodds, the shadow chancellor, told The Telegraph newspaper that there was “still time for the chancellor to make his wage support programs more ‘flexible’ and ‘targeted’. She said: “If he carries on with this one-size-fits-all approach, we risk another huge spike in unemployment this autumn.”

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.

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 […]

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

Half a week’s pay for each full year you were under 22, One week’s pay for each full year you were 22 or older, but under 41, One and half week’s pay for each full year you were 41 or older. Sadly, you won’t be entitled to a payout if you’ve been working for your […]

General election 2019: Greens call for £100bn a year for climate action

This will be done, Ms Womack said, by building 100,000 energy efficient homes each year, by “revolutionising” transport infrastructure, a roll-out of renewable energy and creating “hundreds of thousands” of “low carbon jobs” – including, for example, workers installing insulation in homes.

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.”