Tag: risk

Restaurants at ‘critical risk’ of eviction

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Will Shu of Deliveroo was one of the signatories of the letter Major food firms have written to the UK government asking for “urgent support” as a moratorium on evictions looms. Companies including Deliveroo, Burger King and Itsu called for measures including a targeted extension of the commercial evictions ban. Revo, which represents landlords,… Read more →

Coronavirus: Tourism tensions ‘could put industry at risk’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Tourists might not return if they feel unwelcome”, warns academic As tensions between locals and tourists rise in rural areas, there are warnings the industry could be at risk if visitors are not made welcome. Locals in Morfa Nefyn, on Gwynedd’s Llyn Peninsula, say this year has been the busiest season they… Read more →

Bombardier: 95 jobs at risk of redundancy

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bombardier says it regrets the impact the announcement will have on its workforce and their families Aerospace firm Bombardier has said a further 95 jobs are at risk of redundancy at its NI operations. It follows the firm’s announcement in June of a workforce reduction due to interruptions and challenges caused by Covid-19. In a… Read more →

‘Raise sick pay’ to lower virus health and economic risk

Image copyright Getty Images Statutory sick pay should be increased and the furlough scheme extended on a flexible basis, new research suggests. Doing so would better manage a “crude” trade-off between lives and livelihoods as the UK economy reopens. These are two of the recommendations in a new report from the Royal Society. It says economic and health data should… Read more →

Hotel giant LGH puts 1,500 jobs at risk

Image copyright Getty Images About 1,500 staff at hotels managed by LGH in England and Scotland have been told they are at risk of redundancy because of the coronavirus crisis. LGH, which manages 55 properties, including some Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Hallmark hotels, said the staff were in a consultation period. But one team member said the company had… Read more →

Genting Casinos closures put 1,600 jobs at risk

Image copyright Genting Casinos Genting Casinos says 1,642 employees in the UK could face losing their jobs, despite plans to reopen venues. The GMB union said there were also plans to close three clubs in Margate, Torquay and Bristol. Genting said the coronavirus lockdown had forced it to make “heartbreaking decisions” about the future of its business. Colleagues at risk… Read more →

British Gas workers told to sign new contracts or risk jobs

Image copyright Getty Images British Gas-owner Centrica has told thousands of staff to accept new working conditions, including no overtime pay, or risk their jobs. The firm said if employees don’t sign the contract, there will be a fresh wave of redundancies, although it insists that is a “last resort”. Centrica has already outlined 5,000 job cuts as customer numbers… Read more →