• Big job cuts forecast in the aviation sector and incomes in Monmouthshire the best in Wales June, 2020

    The impact of the pandemic on the Welsh hospitality and aviation sectors has continued. Carmarthenshire food wholesaler/processor Castell Howell Foods is considering job cuts as weekly sales are down 65% due to a drop in hospitality trade; 700 jobs are at risk. Aerospace Wales, the body representing the industry, has warned that the pandemic could cost the sector up to 8,000 jobs. For example, the Unite union claims 240 jobs could be lost at the Magellan aerospace factory in Wrexham. The Canadian firm supplies components to companies like Airbus which has itself announced cut jobs. Airbus has said its UK cuts would fall in...