London was the only major region which saw a year-on-year drop in job adverts (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

London lags behind for job vacancies, study suggests


London is lagging behind the rest of the country for job vacancies as businesses in the capital struggle to deal with social distancing measures, work-from-home policies and the closures of non-essential shops, according to a new report.

Hundreds of thousands of workers have been made redundant since Covid-19 emerged (Victoria Jones/PA)

Covid crisis ‘has cut unemployment stigma’


The coronavirus crisis has reduced the stigma associated with being unemployed, according to a survey of more than 250 human resources professionals conducted after hundreds of thousands of people lost their job during the pandemic.

German-owned E.On is the UK’s second largest energy supplier (PA)

Hundreds of job cuts planned by E.On


Energy giant E.On is planning to cut almost 700 jobs over the next two years, mainly in support and management roles, as part of the migration of customers to a new platform.