Tag: Decision

Selfridges: Staff cuts ‘toughest decision we’ve ever had to take’

Image copyright Reuters Upmarket department store chain Selfridges is cutting 450 staff after saying that the coronavirus outbreak has led to “the toughest year we have experienced in our recent history”. In a letter to staff, boss Anne Pitcher said it was “the toughest decision we have ever had to take”. The retailer has four stores – one each in… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Scottish government to announce 2m rule decision

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There has been speculation that Ms Sturgeon could make the wearing of face masks in shops compulsory Scotland’s first minister is expected to announce whether or not the country will follow England in relaxing its 2m social distancing rule. Nicola Sturgeon is due to receive updated scientific today which will form the basis of… Read more →

Decision time for the furlough scheme

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Restaurants will still be under financial pressure when the lockdown is lifted The furlough scheme is coming to a close, but how it ends has a big impact on the future path of redundancies. Flexibilities could include support for part-time work, for some industries and not others and for different parts of the country.… Read more →