Tag: UK

UK tries out 4-day work week

About 70 companies in the UK have become part of a trial, which may lead to the implementation of a four-day work week in...

£9.50 per hour will be the national minimum wage in the...

Starting April 2022, the national living wage in the UK will go up. Those over the age of 23 will earn £9.50 an hour,...

Byju’s looking to hire diverse talent in India, the US &...

The launch of Byju’s Lab, an innovation hub, has opened up opportunities for both freshers and experienced professionals from the artificial intelligence (AI) and...

Barclays closes some branches in the UK

June 25 will be the last day for the Barclays Bank branch at 32 Market Place, Warminster, in Britain. Another branch that will be...

Deloitte lets staff in UK work from anywhere forever

Deloitte’s 20,000 employees across Britain now have the choice of working from home or from anywhere in Britain for ever, if they so wish...

UK to create 19,000 jobs, build 17,000 homes

As part of its attempt to recover from the aftermath of the pandemic, the UK government has given the nod for 160 projects across...

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...

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...

PizzaExpress to hire 1,000

PizzaExpress, which has reopened after a long period of shutdown in the UK, is all set to hire about 1,000 personnel to operate its...

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.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

US Securities finds lack of integrity in EY employees

Ernst & Young (EY), has been penalised by the US securities and exchange commission (SEC) for $100 million. It has been found that audit professionals...

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Assistant loco pilot risks life to restart train

Recently, the Railway Ministry shared a video of a courageous and committed employee, Ganesh Ghosh, assistant loco pilot, who restarted the train which suddenly...

Return to office hasn’t been a good experience for Tesla employees

Recently, Employees at Tesla’s Fremont, Calif, office resumed working from the office full time after a long remote working arrangement. Since Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla...

Netflix hires Rohit Suri as head of talent, India

Rohit Suri is the new head of talent, India at Netflix. Previously, Suri was the CHRO at Dentsu International and had joined Dentsu in...

Layoffs continue in edtech: Whitehat Jr fires 300 employees

Edtech company Whitehat Jr, which was acquired by BYJU’s in 2020, has laid around 300 employees. The downsizing would affect employees both in India...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...