Tag: UK

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...

TCS hired 7,000+ in the UK in the past 5 years

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), leading Indian software services firm, has revealed that it has hired over 7,000 employees in the UK, in the last...

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....

HGS to hire 3,200 by May 2021

Having bagged some great deals and with many more in the pipeline, Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS), which is a BPO under the Hinduja Group,...

4 Deloitte offices to close in UK; WFH contract for staff

Deloitte, the global accounting and consulting firm, will shut down four out of its 50 offices in Britain. However, all the employees, that is,...

UK’s furlough scheme to end, 7 lakh jobs at risk

Around 700,000 people may be rendered jobless in the UK, as the Government’s furlough programme is about to end in October. As per the...

PizzaExpress to cut 1,100 jobs; Accor to lay off 1000

The restaurant group, PizzaExpress, is planning to shut down almost 15 per cent of its 449 restaurants in the UK, which will render almost...

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...

8% of Accenture workforce in UK laid off

Accenture, the multinational professional services company is reducing its workforce in the UK by about eight per cent. That means, about 700 to 900...

Goldman Sachs rolls out special leave for employees in UK amidst...

The investment banking and financial services provider has allowed its staff to avail the leave to take care of sick family members or friends,...

Indians to benefit from the UK’s points-based immigration system

A new points-based immigration system was announced by the UK with the objective of drawing the best global talent. With effect from 1 January,...

UK’s skill-based immigration system to benefit Indians

The new point-based immigration system, that will be implemented from 1 January 2021, will assess EU and non-EU workers without any partiality towards 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...

UK loses £5.6bn to sick leaves

A survey has revealed some interesting changes in attitude towards sick leaves in the UK. Apparently, while employees in the UK have cost businesses...

Jaguar Land Rover to lay off 500 in the UK

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), owned by Tata Motors, will be laying off about 500 employees—10 per cent of the workforce— at its factory in...

Tata Steel to shut two sites in the UK

For some time now, Tata Steel has been trying to sell some of its non-core businesses. While Kalzip and Firsteel were successfully sold, offering...

Infosys will hire 18,000 freshers from the campuses

The 229,000 strong workforce at Infosys, the technology company, will soon see an addition of 18000 freshers. The Indian software exporter will be hiring...

Infosys’ new design and innovation studio in London can accommodate 250...

Infosys, the Indian multinational IT services company, has opened a new Experience Design & Innovation Studio in Shoreditch, London, recently, which can accommodate about...

IELTS becomes simpler, good news for Indian nurses and midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), UK, has simplified the English language proficiency requirements for foreign nationals who wish to work as nurses and...

TCS ranked as best employer in UK by Top Employers Institute

The company performed exceptionally well across nine core areas of human resources: talent strategy, workforce planning, onboarding, learning and development, performance management, leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits, and organizational culture.

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

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Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...

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Why unlearning is a critical part of the learning process

Learning and development (L&D) together make extremely essential criteria in the path of growing with and within an organisation. However, with time, the needs...

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

Has crisis given rise to the need for cross-functional learning?

When the lockdown was announced, people and organisations had no clue as to what hit them. The sudden crisis changed everything overnight. All signs...

How to bridge the skill gap to make freshers organisation ready

Graduating at the top of the class at management or engineering colleges is a great achievement. It means the person has managed to beat...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...