Tag: UK

Tata Steel workers in the UK vote in favour of strike

Members of Unite, the workers' union in Britain, have voted in favour of calling a strike against the closure of blast furnaces by Tata...

Can AI snatch jobs from 8 million in Britain?

Will artificial intelligence (AI) result in eight million British citizens being rendered jobless? A report seems to clearly indicate that by 2029, AI will...

3,000 employees facing job loss at Alstom’s UK factory

French train manufacturer, Alstom is preparing to slow down, and eventually stop production this week, at its biggest assembly facility, in Derby, UK. That...

UK to increase salary threshold for ‘skilled workers’

The general salary threshold for new applicants has been increased by the UK. Starting April 2024, the general salary threshold under the ‘skilled worker’...

MUFG enhances support for working parents with expanded benefits package

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has rolled out new perks for employees in the UK who are parents or have caregiving responsibilities. The goal...

UK government unveils plan to adjust family visa criteria

The UK has announced plans to gradually increase the minimum salary criteria for family visas, aiming to provide stability for immigrant families. The Conservative...

EY UK faces job cuts amidst industry challenges

The Big Four firms (Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC) are facing challenges such as increasing costs and less demand. EY in the UK is...

UK ministers propose pay hike to curb influx of skilled foreign...

Britain's ministers have suggested increasing the salary threshold for skilled foreign workers to over £30,000 in an effort to decrease net migration levels in...

500 jobs to be axed at Pfizer, UK

It hasn’t been long since Pfizer slashed a 100 jobs at one of its manufacturing plants in Ireland. Now, the pharmaceutical major is looking...

6% of KPMG’s UK advisory team to be laid off

About six per cent of KPMG’s deal advisory business in the UK will be losing their jobs. The accounting firm had already announced reduction...

Airbus to expand UK workforce by at least 1,000

Airbus is on the lookout for software, cryogenics, robotics, cyber security and manufacturing engineers. It is also keen to hire project and programme managers...

UK fills labour shortage; issues 3.2 lakh work visas

A new record of sorts was achieved by the UK in terms of visas. The country granted a whopping 3,21,000 work visas to migrant...

Getir to reduce headcount, lay off over 2000 employees   

Facing financial difficulties, Getir, the high-speed grocery delivery startup, has announced its intention to downsize its workforce by around 2,500 employees. The organisation presently has...

International students can work in the UK only after completing graduation

Students who are starting their courses in the UK from January 2023, will have to keep in mind the new visa rules that will...

Citigroup staff low on attendance may lose jobs, bonuses

Citigroup’s employees in the UK have been informed that their attendance will be closely monitored. Employees who are irregular in terms of physical presence...

Shift work patterns to beat heat amid global warming, suggest Oxford...

As climate change continues to impact the planet, the traditional 9-5 work schedule may become a thing of the past. Researchers from the University...

Shortage of construction workers in UK, visa rules eased

Britain has recently taken steps to attract foreign construction workers by making amendments to its ‘shortage occupation list’. This move allows the construction industry...

UK public sector workers offered pay raises in a bid to...

The British government has extended pay raise offers ranging from 5 per cent to 7 per cent to millions of public sector workers, including...

900 workers to boycott work at Amazon over pay dispute

A three-day strike is set to cause disruption during Amazon’s Prime Day Sale. Around 900 workers at a UK warehouse have announced a three-day...

Britain witnesses rail strikes over inadequate pay, work conditions

In Britain, members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) are prepping for a strike yet again on 2 June...

UK firms prefer hiring temporary workers amidst rising wages

As per a survey, permanent employee appointments have come down in London and hiring decisions are being delayed. While the number of permanent hires...

Pay raise for UK employees: Amazon 

On March 22, 2023, Amazon announced an increase in the minimum starting pay for its UK employees to a range of 11 pounds to...

UK immigration rules relaxed to tackle  shortage of workers

Amid worries that simply encouraging British citizens to return to work won't suffice to fill the gaps, the UK government is working to develop...

UK employees maintained  productivity while enjoying a 4-day work week 

In a landmark trial, dozens of British employers  experimented with a four-day working week between June and December 2022, with overwhelmingly positive results.  The trial,...

Nurses strike in UK to escalate further: 48-hour strike planned

Escalating the strikes seems to be the last option facing NHS nurses in UK where earlier strikes have failed to make an impact. More...

Strikes and protests by disgruntled workers across the world

In France, a nationwide strike is on in protest of the retirement age being raised by two years, to the age of 64. Services...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Singapore introduces flexible work guidelines

In Singapore, fresh measures are on the horizon for workers, as they gain the right to request four-day work weeks, increased work-from-home opportunities, and...

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Arun Kumar Singh has joined Shriram General Insurance as head-HR

Arun Kumar Singh has been appointed head-human resources, Shriram General Insurance. Earlier, he was general manager-HR/IR/admin, Vinayak Jewels, since 2022. Singh has spent over nine...

‘Jensen special grant’ for Nvidia employees

Nvidia, the chip making firm, is sharing its profits with its employees and how! It is giving its employees a special one-time grant of...

Take-Two to let go 5% of workforce

Take-Two Interactive Software, the video-gaming company that publishes the ‘Grand Theft Auto’ franchise, has trimmed its workforce by five per cent. That means, about...

The QuitTok conundrum: Can public resignation be a force for good?

Brittany Pietsch's viral TikTok video in January 2024 sent shockwaves through the HR world. In it, Pietsch, a former Cloudflare employee, documented her confusing...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“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....
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