Job losses

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Free market, tax-cutting economics will not ease the UK’s cost of living squeeze | Richard Partington
Reaching for the tax-cutting playbook won’t solve Britain’s problems – the current crisis was a decade in the making before Covid

Richard Partington

09, Jan, 2022 @1:38 PM

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One in three UK small firms plan major staff cuts, survey reveals
Firms battling pandemic debts consider making 45% of workers redundant after end of furlough scheme, with price rises also likely

Rupert Jones

13, Dec, 2021 @12:16 AM

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London braces for further tube strikes amid new plan to shed 600 jobs
Unions condemn TfL pre-Christmas move to reduce customer service posts as ‘cynical’ and ‘shameless’

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

07, Dec, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Australian jobs are rebounding nicely from lockdowns, but there is still a way to go | Greg Jericho
While the biggest employment growth in October has been for young workers, numbers remain well below pre-lockdown levels

Greg Jericho

10, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘The stakes couldn’t be higher’: GE urged to invest in green US jobs
Labor and environmental groups are demanding that General Electric stop offshoring jobs and invest in renewable energy

Michael Sainato

12, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘Highly disproportionate’: Australia’s casual workers bear brunt of job losses amid lockdowns
Report shows people in insecure, lower-paid positions suffered the worst of the pandemic’s employment impacts in 2021

Paul Karp

03, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Virgin Money to close 31 branches across Scotland and north of England
Move to cut one in five outlets means bank has more than halved number of branches since 2018

Jasper Jolly

30, Sep, 2021 @7:49 AM

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Furlough end unlikely to resolve driver and care staff shortage, says thinktank
Resolution Foundation say mismatch between skillsets of those losing jobs in UK and those needed will continue unless government steps in

Phillip Inman

05, Sep, 2021 @5:15 AM

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One in seven shops now vacant across the UK
Retailers call on government to amend business tax rates in response to changing shopping needs and habits

Sarah Butler

30, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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John Lewis and Waitrose owner to cut 1,000 jobs in stores
John Lewis Partnership simplifying store management structures to reduce costs by £300m a year

Sarah Butler

14, Jul, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Low-paid UK workers ‘most at risk of losing jobs when furlough ends’
Resolution Foundation’s analysis is in line with experience of financial crisis more than 10 years ago

Jasper Jolly

06, Jun, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘I can’t recruit chefs’: Brexit and Covid plunge hospitality into crisis
Sunny days should see the UK’s restaurants and pubs welcoming customers, but they face a staffing nightmare

Joanna Partridge and Richard Partington

05, Jun, 2021 @3:00 PM

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