Thursday, May 23, 2019

Over 25,000 high street jobs at risk due to looming £730million business rate hike

MORE than 25,000 high street jobs could go after new figures yesterday paved the way for a £730 MILLION business rate rise. Experts warned...

Poundworld to close up to 100 stores – putting 1,500 jobs at risk

POUNDWORLD is to axe up to 100 of its shops, putting 1,500 jobs at risk in the latest blow to the high street. The discounter...

Woman, 39, who applied for ‘man and van’ clearing job refused position for ridiculous...

WHEN a mum-of-two was denied a job as a 'Waste Removal Operative Driver & Labourer', she was shocked to find out the reason why. Teresa...

Thorntons to close factory early today so staff can watch England’s World Cup semi-final...

FOOTBALL fever has seriously gripped the nation ahead of England's World Cup semi-final match against Croatia today. Even top bosses at Thorntons chocolate factory...

Happy holidays – how to DOUBLE your work holiday allowance in 2019

MAKE the most of your holiday next year and DOUBLE your time off work. Most workers in Britain are entitled to 28 days...

Mum of two who quit her job to sell posh tea from a Tuk...

FOR many of us a cup of tea is what gets us through the day but imagine turning your love of the drink...

Recruitment experts reveal how to get a pay rise in 2019

THE new year is often the time to turn a new leaf, so we've asked three recruitment experts for their top tips on...

Steak chain Gaucho at risk of going into administration putting 1,500 jobs at risk

STEAK restaurant chain Gaucho could be about to go bust putting 1,500 jobs at risk in the latest blow to the high street. The...

Pret employees to get £1,000 bonus after sandwich chain is sold for £1.5bn to...

THOUSANDS of Pret A Manger workers will be handed a £1,000 bonus when the company's planned sale goes through. The British sandwich shop, which has...

Teens told to get summer jobs instead of putting too much focus on education

MORE teenagers should take summer jobs, Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey says. She believes they are vital for preparing kids for the workplace...

Courier CitySprint delivers 1,000 extra jobs in time for Christmas to deal with the...

CITYSPRINT is seeking more than 1,000 couriers for the Christmas rush. The UK same-day distribution company needs motorcycle, car and van drivers to join...

If you’re aged 26 to 32 the recession means you’re likely to earn less...

PEOPLE aged 26 to 32 are likely to earn less than those who are both older and younger than them - and they're...

Toys R Us goes into administration with 3,000 job losses as 106 stores face...

RETAIL giant Toys R Us has gone bust putting 3,000 people out of a job. Attempts to sell the business have failed, meaning that...

A day in the life of a crisp: We go inside the Walkers crisp...

WE'RE a nation of crisp lovers, eating an estimated 6billion packets annually - working out at 92 bags each every year. Everyone knows you...

2 million workers to get pay rise from Monday as National Living Wage rises

AROUND 2million workers across the UK will see their wages rise on Monday (April 1), which also marks 20 years since the National...

Poor men earning less as rich trouser more in ‘gig economy’, report reveals

THE rise of the gig economy is seeing poorer male workers earn less while richer ones take home more, a major report finds...

Armed Forces veterans wanted on civvy street with jobs available at Travis Perkins and...

MORE than 14,000 people leave the Armed Forces each year in search of employment as civilians. Amid warnings the Army is being “hollowed out”...

Depressed benefits claimants are asked ‘Why haven’t you killed yourself?’, MP claims

DEPRESSED benefits claimants are asked "Why haven't you killed yourself?" when they claim state cash, according to an MP. Labour's Ruth George said vulnerable...

Millions of workers missing out on £3bn worth of holiday pay – what are...

MILLIONS of workers across Britain are being "robbed" of the holiday days they are entitled to. An analysis by the Trades Union Congress (TUC)...

Is Poundworld reopening, when did it shut down and which branches are opening?

COLLAPSED chain Poundworld is set to make a return to the high street after collapsing earlier this year. The retailers' 5,100 employees were all...

Get a job at the world’s biggest Primark ahead of April opening – and...

THE world’s biggest Primark store is about to open in Birmingham with five floors, three restaurants and a beauty studio for shoppers. The store...

Jaguar Land Rover and Ford to cut thousands of jobs as motor industry blames...

CAR giants Jaguar Land Rover and Ford are to cut thousands of jobs, blaming uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Jaguar Land Rover is expected to announce...

North Midland Construction is recruiting labourers, engineers and construction managers for 140 roles in...

IF you want to build a solid career, get on the ladder in construction. North Midland Construction employs 1,600 people and offers engineering and...

Undie firm Ultimo set up by Michelle Mone to close after 22 years in...

THE Ultimo underwear firm set up by Michelle Mone has announced it is going to stop trading in the UK. The Tory peer, now...