MSP slams OVO Energy over redundancies

A Member of the Scottish Parliament has blamed the company for “betraying” its workforce at its Perth office

Meeting about OVO’s 1.7k redundancies branded as ‘disappointing’

MSPs raised concerns about the company’s intentions for “compulsory redundancies”

Trade union slams OVO bosses over thousands of job cuts

Unite chiefs have warned that “they will not sit by and watch”

Shell to cut up to 9,000 jobs by end of 2022

The company says that this is as a result of the challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic and forms part of restructuring plans

Finnish biofuel producer to cut up to 470 jobs due to ‘operational restructuring’

Neste says it is exploring the shutdown of its refinery operations in one of its plants and the transformation of another

BP to cut 10,000 jobs as energy demand slumps amid coronavirus pandemic

The firm aims to cut its capital spending by a quarter this year, totalling a reduction of around $3 billion

OVO Energy announces plans to cut 2,600 jobs amid coronavirus crisis

The energy supplier says it aims to make the cuts ‘largely through voluntary redundancy’

Nearly 600 made redundant in 200 solar firms

Almost 600 members of staff have been made redundant by more than 200 solar companies. That’s according to a survey by the Solar Trade Association. It follows proposals to reduce support for solar projects set out by government. The report states a further 1,600 people have been put on notice for next year if extreme cuts go […]

Cash boost for oil, gas apprentices

Money is being made available to help redundant apprentices continue training. The Scottish Government is providing additional support to Skills Development Scotland (SDS) to improve its existing ‘Adopt an Apprentice’ initiative. Employers will receive £5,000 to help cover the costs of taking on Modern Apprentices (MA) who have been made redundant in the oil and […]