Pubs giant axes 1,300 jobs as £123m loss blamed on Covid restrictions

Pubs giant axes 1,300 jobs as £123m loss blamed on Covid restrictions

All Bar One owner Mitchells & Butlers have confirmed that about 1,300 jobs have been cut as the pandemic was found to cause an annual loss of £ 123 million. The pub giant exposed the magnitude of the recent layoffs as the annual results showed the hefty annual losses for…

The 'worst' jobs for Covid-19 transmission, according to Sage member

The 'worst' jobs for Covid-19 transmission, according to Sage member

A government scientific adviser says there is now “really good evidence” as to which industries are most at risk for coronavirus transmission. Calum Semple, professor of child health and outbreak medicine at Liverpool University, revealed which activities and professions are classified as ‘high risk’ despite social limitations. He said, “You…

Robots to start taking more jobs as boffins work out how to improve their grip

Robots to start taking more jobs as boffins work out how to improve their grip

Robots will take over more of people’s jobs as they are designed to grab objects. Currently, their lack of motor skills prevents them from performing certain objects, but that may soon change. Researchers in California have found a way to speed up their artificial decision-making process 350 times. Humans can…

E.On plans to cut 695 jobs in awful news for staff ahead of Christmas

E.On plans to cut 695 jobs in awful news for staff ahead of Christmas

E.On staff got grim news just weeks before Christmas, when the power company announced it would cut nearly 700 jobs over the next two years. The company plans to cut back, mainly in support and management roles, as part of what it says, migrate customers to a new platform. A…