Pearson restructure to hit 500 UK jobs

Pearson is set to axe 500 jobs in the UK as part of its restructure this year, The Bookseller understands. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith has announced plans for a major restructure which could see around 1,500 roles made redundant across the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pearson UK 'ahead of plan' on 2016 job cuts

A spokesperson for Pearson UK has said the company is "80% of the way there and ahead of plan" on its latest job-cutting restructure, as the wider company looks to make £250m annualised cost savings globally this year plus a further £100m in 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Book Fair cuts jobs in 'painful' restructure

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Bonnier Books UK to release 500 Words: Black Lives Matter

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Pearson warns Covid-19 will hit profits and pauses share buyback

Pearson has warned its profits will be hit, and paused its share buyback, after the Covid-19 pandemic closed testing centres and saw US state assessments postponed or waived.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pearson wins contract with UK Home Office

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Dover Cutting Jobs as Part of Restructuring

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Lucy Hale Departs in Hachette UK Restructuring

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HarperCollins UK hits record profit after Lord of the Rings Amazon TV deal

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Quarto confirms four UK job cuts

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UK Illustrator Luke Pearson’s Series ‘Hilda’ Beats a Path to Netflix

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Weekly E-Ranking: Hachette job sees McDermid hit number one

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Pearson to axe 3,000 jobs after slump at main US business

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Pearson to Cut 3,000 More Jobs

The worldwide educational publisher hopes to save 300 million pounds over the next three years by reducing headcount. Pearson also reported that sales at PRH fell slightly in the first half of 2017, but that profits rose. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK a smart bet for Pearson as schools look to digital future

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Pearson and Nesta to predict skills gaps for the 2030 jobs economy

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