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Hiring continues to fall but pace slows

The rate of decline in recruitment activity is slowing, starting salaries are falling and worker availability is on the up as the Bank of England cuts the severity of its forecasts for the UK economy.

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CitySprint loses third worker status case

The IWGB is calling on government to better enforce employment status laws after the union took CitySprint to tribunal three...

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One in nine WH Smith staff face redundancy

WH Smith has announced around 1,500 jobs may need to be cut as the newsagent tackles the impact of the...

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Hays Travel ‘devastated’ as it cuts 880 jobs

The travel company that took on many Thomas Cook branches when it went bust last year has announced it is...

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HSBC and BA push ahead with restructuring plans

HSBC will accelerate its plans to cut 35,000 jobs globally. BA crew agree deal to include a holding pool of pilots on reduced pay.

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Half of furloughed workers have returned to work

More than half the workers to have been furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic are already likely to have returned to...

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Thousands more job losses proposed by struggling firms

Thousands more redundancies have been announced today as employers continue to feel the effect coronavirus has had on consumer habits....

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Furlough costs reach £32bn

The value of claims paid from the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has reached £31.7bn, according to the latest data...

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Employers feeling more confident about ability to hire

Employers are becoming more confident about hiring new staff and their ability to make investment decisions has improved for the...

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Furlough scheme ‘has been adapted as far as possible’

The schemes designed to safeguard jobs and income for those unable to work during the coronavirus crisis have been adapted...

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