British Gas engineer who starred in firm’s recruitment adverts axed after refusing pay cut

Mother-of-three British Gas engineer who starred in firm’s recruitment adverts is put through ‘hell’ and axed after refusing pay cut under ‘fire and rehire’ plan despite 12 years’ service Hundreds of British Gas engineers have lost their jobs after refusing new deal Holly Mailey, 33, worked for firm for 12 years and was part of … Read more

Martin Compston’s BBC drama The Nest is ‘axed due to coronavirus setbacks’

Martin Compston’s BBC drama The Nest is ‘axed due to coronavirus setbacks’… despite 8 million viewers tuning in to watch first series By Nicole Conner For Mailonline Published: 13:08 BST, 11 April 2021 | Updated: 13:08 BST, 11 April 2021 Martin Compston’s drama The Nest has reportedly been axed by the BBC due to coronavirus … Read more

Credit Suisse executives axed after Greensill and Archegos scandals

Credit Suisse in crisis: Top executives axed and bonuses withdrawn as bank dives into the red after Greensill and Archegos disasters By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 22:20 BST, 6 April 2021 | Updated: 22:20 BST, 6 April 2021 Top executives have been fired and bonuses slashed at Credit Suisse as the bank … Read more

Figures show 190,000 retail roles have been axed on High Street since start of first lockdown

2020 Bonmarché, the value-oriented clothing retailer, went into administration for the second time in a year on December 2, 2020. There are 226 stores and more than 1200 employees. It is owned as a separate business by Philip Day, whose EWM is also in crisis (see below). Philip Day put this company into administration a … Read more

Why was the Green Homes Grant axed?

Now axed Green Homes Grant was too ‘costly and complicated’ for tradespeople to sign-up for meaning households found it tough to use The Green Homes Grant scheme will be axed on Wednesday 31 March 2021  This decision has been called ‘disappointing’ by trades firms  Government say they are committed to building a greener Britain   By … Read more

Arlene Phillips regrets not fighting BBC for apology after they axed her from Strictly Come Dancing

‘I didn’t have the strength’: Arlene Phillips says she regrets not fighting the BBC for an apology after they axed her from Strictly Come Dancing and replaced her with Alesha Dixon By Katie Hind For The Mail On Sunday Published: 23:32 BST, 27 March 2021 | Updated: 05:09 BST, 28 March 2021 Former Strictly judge … Read more

End of the road for Mondeo Man: Ford’s long-running family car to be AXED

The Ford Mondeo has reached the end of the road, the company announced today. The saloon car that became a byword for ‘Mondeo Man’ – the middle-ground voter that could swing elections – has been killed off by the rise in popularity of sports utility vehicles and the push towards electrification, the manufacturer has confirmed … Read more

Kirsty Gallacher is AXED from Soccer Aid after hosting for 10 years in charity match ‘shake-up’

Kirsty Gallacher has stepped down from her role in Soccer Aid after 10 years of hosting the charity match. The TV presenter, 45, confirmed she’s not returning to the event, which has raised an impressive £38million for Unicef since 2006, saying she’s ‘loved every minute’.  While a source claimed that the star’s exit was ‘part of … Read more

Up to 8,000 contact tracers are to be axed by Test and Trace

Up to 8,000 contact tracers are to be axed by Test and Trace because there are too few coronavirus cases being transferred to the system. The cut was revealed in a leaked internal email sent to the 22,000-strong workforce, which said the service needed to de-escalate from its winter high. Emma Moore, a senior T&T … Read more

Queen’s planes will be axed in move that could force Royals to borrow Boris Johnson’s jet 

The Queen’s official fleet of planes is to be sold off as part of defence cuts in a move that will force her to borrow Boris Johnson’s Union Flag jet. Airliners used by the Royal Family since the 1980s will be withdrawn from service next year to save money – leaving the sovereign without a … Read more