Job losses

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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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SFO launches inquiry into Gupta firms, including Greensill finance links
Move to investigate suspected fraud and money laundering prompts collapse of Liberty Steel rescue deal putting 3,000 UK jobs at risk

Jasper Jolly

14, May, 2021 @4:52 PM

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British retailers say closures and job losses still a risk despite lockdown easing
Trade body urges government to deliver on promise to reform business rates to protect sector

Larry Elliott Economics editor

10, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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UK government must save Liberty Steel soon to protect supply chain jobs, warns Labour
Party says insolvency could threaten thousands of workers if owner Sanjeev Gupta fails to find new lender

Jasper Jolly

20, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group calls for inquiry into Peacocks sale
Sports Direct owner questions handling of sale to group backed by former owner Philip Day

Sarah Butler

06, Apr, 2021 @5:57 PM

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