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.
Iceland has announced plans to recruit 3,500 temporary workers to cope with the increased demand from the latest national lockdowns.
Recruitment firm PageGroup has seen gross profits tumble by a fifth for the end of 2020 as its UK business was knocked hard by the pandemic and Brexit worries.
Shell is planning 330 job cuts from its UK oil and gas business, the majority in Aberdeen, as part of its global restructuring.
The news at the start of the week that mainland Scotland was going into a second lockdown was difficult to hear.
NHS Grampian has launched a huge recruitment campaign to find people to help with vaccinations in the region.
Firms are turning to temporary staff to fill vacancies as coronavirus restrictions continue to “stifle” hiring for permanent roles, according to an economic report.
Discount supermarket chain Aldi has announced plans to open a new store in the Altens area of Aberdeen.
Construction firms began hiring for the first time in nearly two years in December as a surge in housebuilding helped the sector expand for the seventh month in a row, new figures show.
The castle that played Hogwarts in the first two Harry Potter films is looking for “trainee wizards” for the forthcoming season.
An inquiry into the collapse of engineering firm BiFab has moved one step closer, after the UK Government signalled support.
Nearly half of Britain’s 5.9 million small firms expect to cut jobs by the time the furlough scheme ends as they brace for Brexit to compound coronavirus woes, according to a survey.
A trade union boss warned last night that thousands more jobs have been lost in the North Sea oil and gas sector as a result of the latest downturn than has previously been predicted.
Two MSPs have called for a moratorium on new offshore wind contracts until the benefits to Scotland have been assured.
Around 1,500 more retail jobs are at risk after women’s fashion chain Bonmarche tumbled into administration for the second time in just over a year.
Thousands of retail jobs are set to go after high street stalwart Debenhams said it will wind up it operations after failing to secure a rescue deal.
Debenhams collapse: 12,000 jobs at risk after last-ditch talks fail, but stores will remain open for now
Debenhams stores will remain open for now despite administrators saying they have "regretfully" started its liquidation process.
Around 15,000 jobs are at risk after Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group edged nearer to appointing administrators after being hit by the impact of the pandemic.
All Bar One owner Mitchells & Butlers revealed on Thursday that it has cut around 1,300 jobs this year as lockdown bit.
About one in five British oil and gas firms expect to cut more jobs in 2021 after a bruising year for the sector in which half of contractors said their workforce had declined, according to a survey.
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.
Retail giant Halfords is recruiting for 1,100 temporary jobs during the festive season amid a surge in demand for bikes.
Energy giant E.On became the latest in a long list of companies to announce potential redundancies since the pandemic began, as it said that it was cutting its headcount by 700.
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.
Bosses at a popular north-east hotel have confirmed they are in talks with a potential buyer.
Workwear and textile firm Johnson Service Group has cut around 1,550 jobs, becoming the latest to feel the pinch from the Covid-19 crisis.
A total of 74 jobs could be cut at an Aberdeen paper mill, due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The rollout of an effective coronavirus vaccine could boost London’s economy by £22 billion and save more than 30,000 jobs, according to new research.
The people of Scotland should be given the “greatest possible choice” over the country’s future if there is a second independence referendum, the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has said.
The owner of All Bar One and Toby Carvery has said it will axe up to 20 of its pubs and restaurants as the hospitality sector battles coronavirus restrictions.