Ministers were accused of “sitting on the sidelines” as companies protest hundreds of job losses, attributable to the coronavirus pandemic.
In contemporary days 12,000 redundancies were supplied, most of them in excessive boulevard retail and aviation, sectors hit hardest by the lockdown.
SSP which owns the meals chains Higher Crust and Cafe Ritazza says it may per chance even simply decrease 5,000 jobs on tale of of the energetic tumble in passenger numbers at railway stations and airports.
The aerospace huge Airbus says it plans to diminish 1,700 jobs within the UK as segment of plans to shut 15,000 posts globally.
The retailer John Lewis has said this day that a few of its shops won’t reopen after lockdown. High Store, Harrods and the shirt maker TM Lewin come by moreover supplied job losses.
Boris Johnson has said that whereas the danger to jobs is “very, very extreme”, the Treasury has win the livelihoods of 11 million of us.
Huw Edwards offers BBC News at Ten reporting by Trade Editor Simon Jack, Sarah Corker and Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg.
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