John Lewis hints at further redundancies

John Lewis has hinted that it will continue to make job cuts in 2024, despite reporting a return to profit.

51% fewer employees disclosed £30,000+ redundancy payouts

The disclosure of enhanced redundancy payouts has plummeted by 51%, the legal firm Nockolds has revealed.

Pay growth picks up speed as candidate numbers surge

Candidate supply has continued to rise sharply in December 2023 as pay growth picked up from November lows, according to the latest figures from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and...

P&O Cruises owner flip-flops on fire and rehire

Cruise operator Carnival UK was embroiled in a fire and rehire controversy last week (23 November), after it made legal provision to fire more than 900 UK-based crew and rehire them on less favourable...

Planned redundancies rocket for 2023

The number of planned redundancies in the UK rocketed by 54% in the 12 months ending 31 July, according to new research.

Wilko goes into administration with 12,000 jobs at risk

Highstreet retailer Wilko has collapsed into administration leaving 12,000 staff with uncertain futures.

Thousands of UK jobs lost as unemployment spikes

The number of people in employment fell by 120,000 between March and June 2023 and the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned Britain is on the brink of a recession.

How HR can survive the tribunal jungle

It can be difficult to predict the outcome of an employment tribunal, so it’s important to understand how to maximise your chances of success.

A quarter of UK organisations to make redundancies in 2023

A quarter (26%) of UK organisations said they are likely to make redundancies in 2023, according to new research from HR consultancy Ayming UK.

Manager wins age discrimination tribunal after 'accelerated' redundancy

Suzanne Millar’s redundancy from Fir Bank Primary School in Oldham was ‘accelerated’ to avoid a pension payout, a tribunal has found.

Redundancy rounds top reason other employees want to quit

Redundancy rounds are the top reason employees want to leave their employer, according to a new survey.

Bank of Scotland employee fairly dismissed for year off sick

An employee signed off work for almost a year was dismissed fairly by his employer, the employment tribunal has found.