Yorkshire & Humberside

  • Job losses begin to mount, incomes in North Yorkshire £8K more than in Hull despite the East Riding posting the best growth June, 2020

    With the job retention scheme reducing support from 1 August key regional employers have begun scaling back their workforces. Doncaster based rail refurbishment firm Wabtec could see nearly half its workforce go as demand for its services continues to drop; up to 450 jobs are under threat at the South Yorkshire factory. Sheffield based, Technicut, which specialises in solid rotary cutting tools for the aerospace industry, has also confirmed it is planning job cuts. Virgin Money is resuming its bank closure and job loss plans which were put on hold at the start of the coronavirus crisis. Virgin Money will shut 22 branches...