Archive for December, 2011

Thomas Cook to close 200 UK branches

Thomas Cook has said it will close 200 UK branches over the next two years as part of its UK business turnaround plan – 125 more than previously announced.Staff at 115 of the affected outlets are expected to learn their fate on Wednesday with the loss of 661 jobs. News of the closures came as […]

December 30, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · Comments Closed
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Jobs warning over solar energy changes

The fear of redundancy and loss of jobs has been raised with the cancellation of energy grants.The feed-in tariff was established before the last general election, and the current UK coalition government continued it. But now it is halving the rate paid for small scale solar energy from 43.3p per kWh, to 21p per kWh. […]

December 29, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · Comments Closed
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Mary Portas unveils report into High Street revival

A report into how to revive the High Street by retail expert Mary Portas recommends getting town centres to run more like businesses.The government has also published research on High Streets’ performance which shows that a third of them are “degenerating or failing”. Ms Portas outlines plans for cutting regulations for High Street traders and […]

December 28, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · Comments Closed
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Home Base Jobs wishes you a Merry Christmas

Home Base Jobs wishes you a Merry Christmas  Home Base Jobs wishes you a Merry Christmas.

December 23, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · Comments Closed
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Economists predict low growth for Wales in 2012

Economists have warned that the Welsh economy will struggle to achieve growth in 2012.Last month, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) downgraded its forecast and said it expected the UK economy to grow by just 0.7% next year. Wales lags behind the UK average for economic activity and around 50,000 jobs have been lost since […]

December 22, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · Comments Closed
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Unemployment is world’s fastest rising fear

Unemployment is the world’s fastest rising worry- a BBC World Service survey covering 11,000 people in 23 countries suggests.The annual poll, called The World Speaks, gave people a list of concerns and asked which they had discussed with friends or family in the past month. Corruption and poverty still ranked the highest, but unemployment was […]

December 21, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · Comments Closed
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Technology company cuts 10% of workforce

The technology company TomTom which makes navigation systems has said it will cut 10% of its workforce as part of its £43 million cost cutting drive. The firm will cut 457 jobs, and it will take a £12.4 million euros charge in the fourth quarter. The firm has been hit by slowing demand for its […]

December 20, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · One Comment
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UK employees work longer hours than most EU countries

Full time employees in the UK work longer hours than the European Union average according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.The UK average of 42.7 hours compares with 41.6 across the EU. Only employees in Austria and Greece put in a longer working week, with both at 43.7 hours. The country with […]

December 19, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · Comments Closed
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Tesco’s UK sales fall by 0.9%

Sales at Tesco’s UK stores have fallen in recent weeks- reducing the performance at overseas outlets.Like-for-like UK sales, excluding fuel and VAT, were down 0.9% in the 13 weeks to 26 November, the company said in a trading update. The retailer said it was seeing the impact on consumers of rising unemployment and rising living […]

December 16, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · Comments Closed
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UK economic output will lose five years growth warns NIESR

Economic growth in the UK “remains subdued” and output will not reach 2008 levels until 2013, the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has warned.NIESR said output fell to 0.3% in the three months to the end of November, from 0.4% in the quarter to October. The think tank said that while the […]

December 15, 2011 · Home Based Jobs · 2 Comments
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