A Shortage Of Lorry Drivers Could Lead To Panic Buying In The Run-Up To Christmas, Warns Tesco

Tesco is advising customers to expect the return of panic buying in the run-up to Christmas as bosses call on ministers to help end the lorry driver deficit. The supermarket giant announced it was currently experiencing a shortfall of about 800 HGV drivers as it urged the Government to relax restrictions on foreign workers toContinue reading “A Shortage Of Lorry Drivers Could Lead To Panic Buying In The Run-Up To Christmas, Warns Tesco”

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One Post, 947 Applicants: Restaurant’s Story Reveals The Depth Of UK Jobs Crisis

It was a single job advert for a minimum wage position as a waiter in a Manchester restaurant. Buoyed by the ‘eat out to help out’ scheme, Peru Perdu, a Peruvian themed restaurant in the heart of the city was looking for someone to join its serving staff. Within four days, 320 people had appliedContinue reading “One Post, 947 Applicants: Restaurant’s Story Reveals The Depth Of UK Jobs Crisis”

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Fears Mount That Millions Will Have Their Minimum Wage Rise Cancelled

Downing Street said it had no plans to pull the brake on the next minimum wage rise in April 2021 but added a pretty big caveat. Fears have been raised that millions of workers could lose out on a planned increase in the National Minimum Wage because of damage done to the economy by COVIDContinue reading “Fears Mount That Millions Will Have Their Minimum Wage Rise Cancelled”

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Welfare Reform

Confusion at the DWP concerning top-of-the-line welfare improvements, with the absence of leadership and demanding conditions. Staff Members at the DWP said that the working framework was soul destroying, with a lack of leadership and too much dishonesty and that a large number of people working on the programme had negative experiences. One of theirContinue reading “Welfare Reform”

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