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    Vestas UK expansion could whip up 2,000 jobs

    Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is expected to expand its UK operations, which would see the creation of hundreds of jobs. The post Vestas UK expansion could whip up 2,000 jobs appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Nissan to furlough 800 Sunderland staff

    A global shortage of computer chips has seen production slowed and hundreds of employees furloughed. The post Nissan to furlough 800 Sunderland staff appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Study finds lack of leverage on business jargon

    Photo: quizzical manShutterstock A global services solutions firm has touched base with Personnel Today with an update on the use of business jargon in the UK, clearly hoping it will gain traction in the C-suite, perhaps leading to actionable behaviours. JS3 Global’s survey revealed that a lack of understanding of jargon was fairly baked-in in […] More

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    Thousands of jobs for north-east England in wake of green investments

    Photo: Shutterstock About 6,000 jobs are set to be created in the north-east of England by the creation of new wind turbine ports, where wind farms will be assembled and then taken out to sea. The government is to invest almost £100m with two new wind ports, in Teesside and north Lincolnshire, creating capacity for […] More

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    Redundancies proposed at Aston Martin plant

    REUTERS / Alamy Stock Photo Around 200 jobs are set to be lost at the Aston Martin plant in the Vale of Glamorgan as it presses ahead with its cost-cutting plans. The luxury car manufacturer has issued redundancy notices to 95 employees at its St Athan manufacturing facility, while around 100 jobs at Millbank, an […] More

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    Fears for 5,000 steel jobs as financial backer appoints administrator

    Greensill Capital is the main financial backer for Liberty Steel Kay Roxby / Alamy Stock Photo Around 5,000 UK steel jobs are at risk as one of the industry’s financial backers has gone into administration. Greensill Capital, which appointed administrators on Tuesday morning (9 March), is the main financial lender to Liberty Steel, which employs […] More

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    Jaguar Land Rover to cut 2,000 non-manufacturing jobs

    Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will cut about 2,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year. The high-end car company, which is owned by India-based Tata Motors, announced it had launched a widescale review as it prepared to become a “more agile organisation”, adding that the losses would not affect […] More

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    Which apprenticeships are worst affected by Covid-19?

    Photo: PA Images The Covid crisis has seen apprenticeship starts in the UK fall by 46 percentage points overall in 2020, compared with 2019, with the worst affected sectors being health and social care, business management and hospitality. A survey of apprenticeships by Small Business Prices, published to mark Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February, 2021), also […] More

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    BAE Systems to discuss mental health at EB Insights 2021

    Claire Walsh, health, wellbeing and injury prevention manager UK and rest of the world at BAE Systems, will discuss how employers can support employee mental health during times of uncertainty at Employee Benefits Insights 2021. The ‘Placing mental health at the very centre of your wellbeing strategy’ session will be held at 2pm on Friday, 19 March as part of the EB Insights online […] More

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    Rolls-Royce to suspend aero engine production

    Paul Ellis/PA Archive/PA Images Rolls-Royce is planning to suspend production of aircraft engines for two weeks with staff set to lose pay. Workers have been told the two weeks’ pay they will lose from the shutdown, which will take place in the summer, will be spread across the year to minimise the impact on their […] More

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    Covid tests save firms thousands of working days

    Tata steelworks, Port Talbot Shutterstock Several large companies have announced encouraging results from workplace Covid-19 tests, that they say have saved thousands of working days and allowed sites to continue operating throughout the UK. Retailer John Lewis, which also runs Waitrose, said it had conducted more than 45,700 government-supported tests, with fewer than 1% of […] More

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