All redundancies articles – Page 2

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    Fewer redundancy in construction, but the future remains bleak on jobs

    2010-02-17T12:21:00Z

    For the optimists in the construction industry there is much hope to be gleaned from the latest employment figures . Equally for the pessimists there is plenty within the numbers to fret about. So what should we make of the latest batch of labour market numbers that, among other things, ...

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    Redundancies in construction jump to 170,000 over 12 months

    2009-08-12T11:05:00Z

    The latest employment figures show a continued shocking rate of redundacies in construction with another 42,000 jobs shed from the industry in the second quarter of this year. That makes a total of 170,000 recorded job losses over the past 12 months. The number of redundancies was slightly down on ...

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    Figures show more Eastern Europeans are giving up on the UK

    2009-05-20T13:06:00Z

    The post credit crunch squeeze on the UK economy does appear to be encouraging more Eastern Europeans to call it a day and return home according to the latest information produced by the official statisticians at ONS . This does fit with the anecdotal evidence which suggests that the weak ...

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    Job vacancies in construction drop to decade low

    2008-09-17T12:16:00Z

    The latest jobless figures showing a leap of 81,000 people unemployed over the past quarter will come as little surprise to most people in the construction industry. They are seeing life getting tougher by the day, especially those with any links to house building. The major house builders have axed ...

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    Media plays down housing crisis - 160,000 house building jobs to go

    2008-07-09T13:22:00Z

    Not a headline you might expect. And let's hope the house building industry doesn't shed 160,000 jobs, but it is looking ever more likely. First let's get one thing out of the way. The media is blamed for hyping the crisis we now find ourselves in. To hold that view ...