Even with a legal turnout threshold, it is still possible to trigger strike action without the majority support of a union’s membership, and that is just not right. The strikers should return to talks and go back to work: the Government needs to reassess how the law stands in relation to turnout. … [Read more...] about It’s too easy for university unions to strike
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It was reported that Visa was also considering cutting hundreds of UK jobs as there was a fresh focus on how US banks operating in Britain would react. The co-head of European operations at Goldman Sachs, Richard Gnodde, appeared to signal that jobs would move after telling the Times CEO summit that “every outcome is possible”. … [Read more...] about Vodafone among firms that may move HQs from post-Brexit UK
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Jason Tarry, UK & ROI CEO, said: "In a challenging, evolving retail environment, with increasing cost pressures, we have to continue to review the way we run our stores to ensure we reflect the way our customers are shopping and do so in the most efficient way. … [Read more...] about Tesco cuts 4,500 jobs as it announces shorter opening hours for Express stores
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