HSBC, Europe’s biggest bank, is planning to cut 8,000 jobs in the UK as it tries to reduce costs. The bank has 48,000 UK workers and will make cuts in both its retail and investment banking operations. Please click here to access the BBC website on this story. If you are facing redundancy at HSBC or […]
STARTING A NEW JOB? WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP YOUR HEAD DOWN. First and foremost, when you start a new job, it is likely you will initially be asked to complete a probationary period of anything up to 6 months. During the probationary period, your employer usually reserves the right to terminate your contract at a shorter […]
Redundancy challenges are on the increase, but when can you legally challenge your redundancy entitlements and payouts?
Redundancy entitlement Redundancy challenges are on the increase, but when can you legally challenge your redundancy entitlements and payouts? With redundancies still commonplace, many employees are choosing to challenge their redundancy entitlements or redundancy payout knowing that it may be a long time before they secure another position. It is worth reflecting on the legal […]