Job Cuts

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Some 1,200 jobs at risk as Santander closes branches

Some 1,200 jobs at risk as Santander closes branches

The bank Santander will close 140 branches in the UK, putting over a thousand jobs at risk

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Ben Dellot, Head of Royal Society of Arts' Future Work Centre has said that women have “borne the brunt” of job losses due to automation and austerity.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Over 760 youth centres closed since 2012, trade union UNISON finds

Over 760 youth centres closed in UK since 2012, trade union UNISON finds

Over 760 youth centres closed in UK since 2012, trade union UNISON finds

Cuts to youth services have led to the loss of 4,500 youth work jobs and over 760 youth centres since 2012, trade union UNISON has found.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Ikea to cut 350 UK jobs as part of global transformation plan

Ikea to cut 350 UK jobs as part of global transformation plan

The Swedish home retailer expects 7,500 jobs to be cut across its operations as it simplifies the organisation.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

British Steel factory in Scunthorpe

British Steel planning to cut 400 jobs

British Steel planning to cut 400 jobs

Managerial, professional and administrative roles will be affected, but the firm said no closures were being considered.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Homebase to close 42 stores putting 1,500 jobs at risk

Homebase to close 42 stores putting 1,500 jobs at risk

A total of 17 Homebase stores have been shut this year and the business has also axed 303 jobs at its head office in Milton Keynes.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

E.ON to cut around 500 UK jobs

E.ON to cut around 500 UK jobs

The energy firm, which employs 9,400 in this country, said the UK energy market continues to change at an "unprecedented rate".

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

50,000 retail jobs lost in the first half of 2018

50,000 retail jobs lost in the first half of 2018

Numbers show that approximately 50,000 staff have been made redundant or seen their role put under threat, with the bulk of them working for well-known high street chains.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Homebase to cut 300 jobs at its support centre

Homebase to cut 300 jobs at its support centre

Homebase, which was bought by Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers for £340 million in 2016, is being sold to retail restructuring firm Hilco for £1.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Carpetright to close 81 stores, leading to hundreds of job losses

Carpetright to close 81 stores, leading to hundreds of job losses

Carpetright to close 81 stores, leading to hundreds of job losses

Flooring firm Carpetright will close stores as part of a plan to return to profitability

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Lloyds set to cut 450 jobs

Lloyds set to cut 450 jobs

The move by the banking group will mainly affect back office staff.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Poundworld redundancies announced as company struggles to find buyer

Poundworld redundancies announced as company struggles to find buyer

Poundworld redundancies announced as company struggles to find buyer

Poundworld went into administration last week, and almost 100 staff from the head office have now been made redundant

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Rolls Royce to cut 1,500 jobs

Rolls Royce to cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years

Rolls Royce to cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years

Rolls Royce will reduce the number of management roles, with workers at its Derby site thought to be affected

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Mothercare to close 50 underperforming stores

Mothercare to close 50 underperforming stores

The closures will result in hundreds of job losses.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

BT set to cut 13,000 jobs and leave London headquarters

BT set to cut 13,000 jobs and leave London headquarters

The telecoms giant will make the cuts in order to save on costs over the next three years.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

BT set to axe 6,000 jobs

BT set to axe 6,000 jobs

The British telecoms company is set to cut around 6% of their workforce to save on their wage bill.