Tags: redundancies

Employers could hold off making redundancies and avoid having to re-recruit employees by instead offering staff reduced hours and paid leave. That is according to accounting and consultancy firm KPMG, which has said that it wants to keep hold of its “talented people” by putting “contingency” plans in place. By offering staff a shortened four-day…

UK companies need to brace themselves for a tough time ahead and the possibility of thousands more job losses, it has been suggested. According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), 600,000 more people will be made redundant this year. John Philpott, chief economist at the CIPD, said that the organisation expected to…

Staff training may be something that employers think about when they want to retain their employees but it can also be important for those who have been made redundant. The Guardian recently reported on a series of further education colleges, which had come to offer help to some of Woolworth’s 27,000 employees. According to the…