BBC request re planned redundancies in June and July

J Roberts made this Freedom of Information request to Insolvency Service

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Insolvency Service,

The following BBC story refers to an information request made to you:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-5405...

'British employers planned more than 300,000 redundancies in June and July, as the coronavirus outbreak took its toll on the workplace.'

Please provide me with (i) a copy of your response to the BBC and (ii) the same information you povided to the BBC but for the month of August.

Yours faithfully,

J Roberts

FOI, Insolvency Service

Good Morning

The FOI team acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request and have assigned it the reference number FOI20/21-078.

FOIA gives certain rights to members of the public to access information held by public authorities. The act also encourages public authorities to proactively make information available to members of the public (except where exemptions apply) and respond to requests within 20 working days.

We will review your request and provide a response by 6th October 2020, in line with the 20 working days statutory target. If we require any clarification in any aspects of your request, we will endeavour to contact you.

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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI, Insolvency Service

2 Atodiad

Good Afternoon

Please see attached response to your Freedom of Information request

Regards

Information Rights Officer | Digital Technology Services | The Insolvency Service – Delivering economic confidence| 3rd Floor, Cannon House, 18 Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 6FD| www.gov.uk/insolvency-service | Please consider the environment before printing.
As a result of government instructions to stay at home we have changed the way we deliver our services. Our focus remains the wellbeing of our employees, you our customers and supporting the country during the Coronavirus outbreak. You can find answers to common questions and the latest information about contacting the Insolvency Service on our GOV.UK content. Thanks for your co-operation.

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Gadawodd J Roberts anodiad ()

'1,784 firms made plans to cut nearly 150,000 jobs in July, almost a sevenfold increase on July 2019.'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-5405...

The figures for August are less dramatic:

966 firms made plans to cut 58,056 jobs in August, just over a two-and-a-half-fold increase on August 2019.

FOI, Insolvency Service

1 Atodiad

Good afternoon

 

Please see attached follow up to your Freedom of Information Request

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