Weldon seeks to reassure PRH staff on redundancy terms

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has confirmed to staff that the company’s redundancy terms across its London sites are four weeks’ pay per year of service. The confirmation was given in a note to employees, alongside a Q&A intended to address concerns expressed by staffers over their terms and conditions. Weldon did not address the issue of any cap to the number of years on which a redundancy figure will be calculated. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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