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Coronavirus: Lookers to cut 1,500 jobs and close car dealerships

Image copyright Lookers Image caption Lookers has implemented safety measures including deep cleaning vehicles as it reopened its showrooms Car dealership Lookers has announced it will cut up to 1,500 jobs as it plans to close more of its sites in the UK. The company reopened its car showrooms on Monday after the government lifted coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Lookers had… Read more →

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George Floyd: What has Trump done for black jobs, poverty and crime?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump is looking to pick up black votes in the 2020 election As protests continue across the US over the death of an African-American man, George Floyd, President Donald Trump has said he’s done “more for the black community than any president since Abraham Lincoln”. He tweeted that he had delivered the lowest… Read more →

Carluccio’s bought by Giraffe owner but 1,000 jobs cut

Image copyright Carluccio Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s has been bought out of administration by the owner of Giraffe restaurants. The deal saves 800 jobs and 30 sites, but 40 restaurants and more than 1,000 jobs will be lost, more than half the total workforce. Administrators ARP said the coronavirus lockdown meant difficult decisions had to be taken. New owners Boparan… Read more →

Clarks to cut 900 office jobs in shake-up

Image copyright Getty Images Shoe chain Clarks will cut 900 office jobs worldwide as it tries to position itself for a post virus future. The 195-year-old firm said it had to make “some difficult decisions” to re-energise the business, which has seen sales fall over the past year. The jobs will go over the next 18 months, said Clarks, adding… Read more →

US cyber-security firm creates 65 jobs in Belfast

Image copyright PA Image caption The NI Executive has targeted 5,000 jobs in the cyber-security sector by 2030 A US cyber-security firm has announced plans to establish a centre in Northern Ireland. Boston-based Cygilant is creating 65 new jobs at the site in Belfast city centre. It will provide security monitoring services to approximately 200 customers. More than 20 of… Read more →