Tag: Britain

Hotel chain rewards staff with £182,166 for hard work

A hotel group in Britain recently rewarded its employees for their hard work with a bonus. The family-run Philema Hospitality Management, shelled out almost...

Britain’s postal workers’ union to avert disruptions due to strike

Leaders of the trade union, Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) representing postal workers in Britain who are on strike, were scheduled to meet executives from...

8-day strike at Britain’s biggest port

With over 1,900 workers at Felixstowe, Britain’s largest container port, going on an eight-day strike, massive disruptions are expected in the country’s supply chain. Hutchison...

50,000 railway employees will join Britain’s biggest rail strike

The railway network in Britain is set to face a lot of disruption given the strike call by the railway employees. This is the...

Furlough scheme ends, Britain to spend $678mn to help jobless get...

Ever since the pandemic began, Britain’s furlough scheme has helped pay the salaries of about 11.6 million workers. It kept them from feeling the...

Boss denies flexibility, pays Rs £185,000 in compensation to employee

An estate agent in Britain was paid about £1,85,000 after she complained against her boss to the employment tribunal, for denying her the flexibility...

TCS is UK’s leading software/IT services firm and recruiter

Tata Consultancy Services’ UK Revenue of £2.63 billion in 2020 has pushed it to number 1 position in the UK market. The ranking follows a...

Britain to lift WFH restrictions on July 19

Britain has announced the lifting of all COVID-19 related restrictions. Starting July 19, people can move about without wearing face masks or maintaining social...

Buckingham Palace hopes to be more inclusive and diverse

The British Royal Family’s annual financial report reveals that 8.4 per cent of its household staff belong to ethnic minorities. Buckingham Palace is working...

McD’s to open 50 outlets in Britain, create 20,000 jobs

McDonald's, the American US fast-food giant, has revealed plans to hire 20,000 people in Britain and Ireland to help fulfil the surge in demand...

5 lakh jobs may be lost in Britain’s hospitality sector

The hospitality sector in Britain may lose about five lakh jobs if the government’s financial support ends. It is uncertain as to when the...

Uber officially recognises drivers’ union in Britain

For the first time, Uber has entered into an agreement with a trade union in Britain, GMB, to represent its 70,000 drivers in the...

HCL to hire 1,000 in Britain

HCL Technologies, is gearing up to expand its 3,500-strong workforce in Britain. It is looking for talent in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI),...

Infosys to hire 1000 in the UK

Infosys has announced that it will hire 1000 employees in the UK in the next three years, to support Britain’s economic growth. The new hires...

Serum Institute of India to create 6,500 jobs in Britain

With the objective of expanding its vaccine business and establishing a new sales office in Britain, the Serum Institute of India (SII) is all...

Unemployment peaks in the UK, more aid expected from finance minister

As people of Britain wait with bated breath for the March 3 budget statement, it is expected that Rishi Sunak, finance minister of the...

HSBC to cut 340 jobs, close 82 branches in Britain

As part of a restructuring exercise, HSBC will shut down 82 branches across Britain, during April to September 2021. This will also involve slashing...

Debenhams, Arcadia to close stores; 25,000 jobs may be cut

Debenhams, the 242-year old British clothing retailer, with department stores in Denmark and the UK, is gearing to shut down its stores in Britain....

Australia, Spain, Britain to focus on ways to create jobs

The pandemic has led to an economic slump in countries across the globe. Governments worldwide are thinking of ways to tackle rising unemployment and...

KPMG to lay off 200 in Britain amidst dip in demand

Multinational professional services firm, KPMG, will be slashing about 200 jobs in Britain amidst unprecedented fall in demand for professional services, due to the...

Indian MNC becomes No. 1 employer in Britain

Indian global information technology (IT) services and consulting company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has been adjudged the best employer in the UK, by the...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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Dentsu India ropes in Unmesh Pawar as CPO

Denstu has appointed Unmesh Pawar as the new chief people officer for India and South Asia. Before Pawar, Rohit Suri who moved on to...

HealthifyMe cuts 150 jobs amidst recession fears

HealthifyMe, an Indian startup, has laid off 150 of its staff at a time when the world is expecting recession fears. In its statement...

MoD seeks reservation for ex-Agniveers in corporate jobs

Ministry of Defence (MoD) organised an interaction session on 30 November, 2022 with the Indian Defence Industry, under the aegis of the Society of...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...