Global credit crunch, recession, companies in administration, job cuts and losses – There will be many victims.
Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-14
“ BAE Cuts 230 Jobs At Cumbria Submarine Site - http://digg.com/u1N3jC # Birmingham City Council may axe ...”
Nokia to axe 285 jobs at Salo plant.
“Nokia Corporation will lay off 285 people in Finland, as the world's largest mobile phone ...”
Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-07
“ Shell to axe 1000 staff after 75% slump in profits. - http://tinyurl.com/y88px3s # Jobless rate hits ...”
Shell to axe 1000 staff after 75% slump in profits.
“Oil giant Shell is axing another 1000 staff after revealing a 75% slump in profits. ...”
Is the UK recession really over?
“According to the site UK Recession the recession is over but what does that really ...”
GlaxoSmithKline expected to axe 4000 jobs.
“Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline is expected to announce plans to axe up to 4000 jobs this ...”
Astra-Zeneca to slash 8000 jobs in next 4 years.
“8000 more jobs are to be slashed across Astra-Zeneca's global operations under a sweeping job ...”
Shop Direct closes with 1500 job losses.
“Britain's biggest catalogue shopping group is closing three call centres with the loss of up ...”
RAF Kinloss to lose 108 skilled MR2 Nimrod staff.
“ Scores of civilian jobs are to be axed at a Moray airbase which has played ...”
Bosch axes 900 employees at Miskin Cardiff plant.
“ A struggling car parts factory is set to close at a cost of 900 jobs. ...”
The future's black for 300 jobs at Orange call centre.
“ The mobile telephone unit of France Telecom, Orange announced plans to close a call centre ...”
40 jobs to go at Keighley and Skipton local tax office.
“More than 40 tax office jobs in Keighley and Skipton are to be axed under ...”
Not a happy new year for 1400 AOL staff!
“ AOL will be getting rid of staff in the German offices in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt ...”
It is not "ho ho ho" for 33 Deane Apparel employees.
“ Thirty-three full and part-time jobs will be axed just before Christmas at the Deane Apparel ...”
Washington Post closes last three offices.
“ In a cost cutting move, the Washington Post is closing its remaining three US news ...”
BMI announces 600 job losses due to worst recession ever.
“ British Midlands (BMI) has announced plans to lay off 600 employees and axe five routes ...”
Lloyds Banking Group chop another 700 jobs.
“ The trade union Accord has announced this morning that 700 jobs are set to go ...”
Threshers on the rack as 2000 jobs go.
“ Almost 2000 jobs will be lost at chains such as Threshers and Wine Rack, it ...”
Nokia to axe 220 R&D jobs in Japan.
“ Nokia Corp. are to axe 220 jobs at research and development units in Japan as ...”
300,000 IT jobs axed globally this year.
“ Nearly 300,000 global back-office IT jobs will have been lost in 2009 by the end ...”
CMA could tell you who the next crunch victims are!
“I came across an interesting firm recently ‚Äď Credit Market Analysis, are part of the ...”
Nokia Siemens Network to shed up to 5700 jobs.
“ Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), the joint venture between Nokia and Siemens, the telecommunications groups, ...”
J&J to cut 8190 jobs in these difficult times.
“ Johnson & Johnson, the consumer goods and healthcare giant, said that it would cut ...”
Job losses at Twinings not everyones cup of tea.
“ Four hundred (400) jobs are to be lost as Associated British Foods plans to close ...”
London Lite blames ED for closure.
“The London Lite is set to close with the loss of 36 jobs, despite them ...”
Boris blames fare increase on recession.
“Nobody wants to make a decision like this, especially when Londoners are feeling the effects ...”
1700 BA cabin crew members pushed out without parachutes.
“ BA posted record losses of ¬£401m last year, and ¬£148m for the first quarter this ...”
Blackburn Microtech Solutions goes into administration.
“ A company that once employed over 7500 people has closed down after it went into ...”
O' Neill boardwear stores go into administration.
“ Sandcity who own O'Neill have gone into administration with a potential loss of 90+ staff ...”
Over 1800 employees to go at Vauxhall UK!
“ The news is varied, but it seems that over 1800 jobs are at risk at ...”
200 jobs go in general insurance at Lloyds.
“ Lloyds Banking Group, the part-nationalised lender, has cut a further 200 jobs in its general ...”
Is it me or are there less job losses?
“For those who visit regularly you may have noticed that we are not updating or ...”
No slow down in the culling of jobs.
“Source: Layoff Tracker Taylor Bean & Whitaker shuts down, 5000 jobs at stake. Alcoholic drinks manufacturer Altia ...”
Are KFC a victim of the Credit Crunch?
“True Story: I was walking down Baker Street today towards the tube station, when I ...”
Anglo American have sacked over 15000 employees.
“ Anglo American has reported a profit of $2.97 billion for the six months ended June ...”
The Klaus Kneale Pink-Slip List (P-SL) for July 2009.
“The following Pink-Slip List (P-SL) was compiled by Klaus Kneale. Job Losses = 15840 July 29: UAL ...”
Fifty thousand job losses in two weeks.
“It has been a grim two weeks around the world with plenty of big name ...”
Television documentary participation.
“Right, my subject is not BS, so pay attention. I got an email from Paula ...”
Searchme: need a buyer or $100 million.
“ Source: CEO Randy Adams on Techcrunch; We haven‚Äôt closed the financing. We knew when we started ...”
TELETEXT: An end of an era.
“ Source: Times Online (Dan Sabbagh and Patrick Foster) At a time when the internet was nothing ...”
Lingerie maker Intimas has brought in the administrators.
“ Lingerie maker Intimas has brought in the administrators after a long spell of poor trading ...”
3000 people lose their jobs every day in recession.
“ Source: Graham Hicott of the Mirror More than 3000 people a day are joining the ranks ...”
Lloyds Group to sack another 1200 people.
“Lloyds TSB is to cut a further 1200 jobs bringing the total to nearly 8500 ...”
Boeing to layoff 1000 employees
“ Boeing intends laying-off nearly 1000 employees of IDS department. The employees of the hitherto-spared division ...”
Jaguar Land Rover to sack 300 at Halewood Plant.
“¬† UKCV: Jaguar Land Rover is to make 300 job cuts at its Halewood Plant on ...”
Pilkington to cut another 90 jobs.
“ UKCV: Pilkington is to cut another 90 jobs in the region as it continues to ...”
Lockheed Martin sack 600 staff at Owego.
“¬† Lockheed Martin announced in June that around 750 workers would be laid off by mid-July, ...”
EDS Germany (Telecom) to layoff 300 employees.
“ After lengthy discussions at EDS Germany it was decided that 300 cuts had to me ...”
Navistar sack 275 workers
“ Navistar International Corp., the largest maker of blast-proof trucks for the U.S. military, will lay ...”
Hardware buying group Mica UK in administration.
“ Mica UK Ltd, a Stafford-based hardware buying and marketing group has gone into administration after ...”
UK Coffee Republic has been placed into administration.
“ Three main subsidiaries of coffee chain Coffee Republic, Coffee Republic Franchising and Goodbean have been ...”
Law Firms Layoff List ‚Äď June 2009.
“ USCV: Law firms that have let go staff in the Month of June are listed ...”
Lloyds Group to fire another 2100 employees.
“ They have slashed almost 5000 jobs so far this year, but that didn't stop management ...”
The Klaus Kneale Pink-Slip List (P-SL) for June 2009.
“The following Pink-Slip List (P-SL) was compiled by Klaus Kneale. Job Losses = 5119 June 29: The ...”
Gibson Guitars, 3M, Delta Dental, Informatix all suffer job losses.
“ Gibson Guitars layoffs 50 from its Nashville office. The company has cited a 20% drop ...”
Big layoffs at AM General, GE Capital, Ethan Allen interiors.
“ AM General plans to cut 250 jobs by 2010. Winston-Salem State University cut 46 job. GE Capital ...”
Cruvic is not becoming a scam victim.
“ Everyone knows the scams "You have won X hundred thousand pounds or dollars" and you ...”
Corus lets go another 2000 workers.
“ Corus plans to cut a further 2000 jobs in Britain's industrial heartlands. 500 jobs are ...”
Lloyds Group to cull a further 240 offshore banking jobs.
“ 182¬†Lloyds posts¬†are going to be lost from¬†operations in Jersey, with the rest of the staff ...”
MySpace to sack 300 employees worldwide.
“ Cost cutting is the reason¬†MySpace are¬†sacking two thirds of their workforce¬†outside of the United States. ...”
900 oil workers at Total sacked after unofficial strike.
“ Strikes at the best of time are annoying to the general public, but unofficial strikes... ...”
Education not important as many thousand jobs lost.
“ More than 20300 California teachers have received pink slips to date, according to the California ...”
4655 jobs gone in 24 hours.
“ Washington State University layoffs 360 full-time jobs and three academic programs to reduce its budget ...”
I love New York - (NOT after 2000 jobs are lost).
“ New York City's financial services have been hit hard in recent times, and today the ...”
1 week 55 companies lay off 20000+ people.
“Girtz Industries to layoff 60 in Indiana. Boston Redevelopment Authority¬† to cut 30 job. Watson Pharmaceuticals ...”
Job losses imminent at Mercedes (F1).
“ News is surfacing that at least 50¬†workers at its high performance plant in Brixworth, England. ...”
Arcandor files for bankruptcy with 43000 jobs to go.
“ The German tourism, home-shopping and department store giant Arcandor has filed for bankruptcy with a ...”
All C&G branches closed by Lloyds with a loss of 1660 jobs.
“ Lloyds Banking Group are continueing to let go hundreds of people. Today they announced they ...”
Google Definition: credit crunch.
“Wow! we appear in another English Google Definition. This time if you type in: "define: ...”
Companies in Administration. (CiA)
“ Vanmaker LDV has been placed into administration with 850 jobs possibly being lost. Attempts to ...”
Crunch victims for first week of June 2009.
“Here is a sample of job losses, layoffs, and people being fired for various reasons ...”
Pause and reflect.
“ Crunchvictims.com has taken a break from all the bad news of recent weeks, but will ...”
GM file for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
“ General Motors has finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after weeks of speculation, bidding wars ...”
The Klaus Kneale Pink-Slip List (P-SL) for May 2009.
“The following Pink-Slip List (P-SL) was compiled by Klaus Kneale. Job Losses = 23704 May 30: Deere ...”
Plenty of crunch victims as May comes to an end.
“The following list was sourced from Layoff Tracker. Just some of the companies laying off ...”
Bank of Montreal to shed 1100 jobs after Q2 profit plunge.
“ Bank of Montreal is eliminating more than 1000 jobs after a 44 percent drop in ...”
FLSmidth to cut 700 jobs after 1st quarter plunge.
“ Denmark's leading equipment supplier to the cement and mining industries, FLSmidth & Co.¬† will cut ...”
Google web definitions of "gfc".
“It is not often one gets to coin an acronym "gfc", but to see it ...”
The banking world crunch victims of May 2009.
“ For the banking and investment world its has been another grim month in the layoff ...”
Medtronic to sack 1800 jobs globally.
“ Due to "sluggish sales in certain product lines", Medtronic are to downsize by 1800 with ...”
Nikon has 1000 Crunch Victims on the way.
“ Nikon is to cut about 1000 jobs from its domestic plants. It also plans to ...”
Usiminas to layoff 810 employees because of a slump in demand.
“ Brazilian steel group Usiminas will cut 810 employees, or 6% of its workforce, by the ...”
The Carle Foundation sacks 72 employees due to financial challenges.
“ The Carle Foundation has laid off 72 workers in a cost-cutting move. Most of the ...”
QinetiQ to cut 400 jobs at major facilities in Farnborough and Malvern.
“ QinetiQ, a defence research and technology company, has announced it is cutting 400 jobs. The ...”
Whataburger closes shops with the loss of 400 jobs.
“ Whataburger are laying off about 400 people who work in 14 stores in the Tampa ...”
Crunch Victims weekly watchlist.
“Below are a list of companies on the brink of announcing job cuts or lay ...”
Furniture firms Thomasville and Furniture Brands sack 250 people.
“ 150 people lost their jobs at the Thomasville Furniture Industries plant. Parent company Furniture Brands International ...”
Global Knowledge lay off 70 workers.
“ Corporate tech-training company Global Knowledge recently laid off about 70 workers as part of a ...”
Jeld-Wen Inc. to lay off 247 employees.
“ Window and door manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. is to layoff 247 employees from a Window Division ...”
Hewlett Packard to layoff 6400 staff.
“ HP is to layoff¬† 6400 workers, or 2 percent of HP's global staff of 321000.¬† ...”
RBS to sack 700 people in Edinburgh and London.
“ Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed that 700 jobs are to go across two of ...”
IT Sector Job Cuts
“Here is a list of IT companies who have become Crunch Victims. ”
Lloyds TSB to axe 625 bank staff.
“ First it was Sir Victor Blank, the Lloyds Banking Group boss who drew a blank ...”
Bay Trading to sack 1230 employees.
“ Bay Trading confirmed today that 1230 employees would lose their jobs while 566 jobs would ...”
American Express to cut approximately 4000 jobs.
“ American Express have announced they¬†will cut approximately 4000 jobs. While American Express has been able ...”
ABN AMRO plans to sack 6500 people.
“ Dutch state-controlled bank ABN AMRO plans to cut 6500 jobs over¬† the next three years ...”
Spirit Aerosystems cut 100 jobs.
“ Contract engineers at Spirit Aerosystems are being let go in large part due to the ...”
Nike just did it - they sacked 1750 people.
“ Nike, ¬†the world's largest maker of athletic shoes and apparel, will slash 5 percent of ...”
Layoff Tracker - Thursday Crunch Victims.
“It's been a busy old day in the world of job loss. Hunton & Williams has ...”
Severstal is laying off more than 900 workers in Ohio.
“ Mining and steel company Severstal is laying off more than 900 workers in Ohio as ...”
Continental Airlines sacks 500 agents.
“ Continental Airlines Inc. said that it is closing a call center in Tampa, and cutting ...”
Wartsila layoff 450 employees worldwide.
“ Wartsila a Finnish manufacturer of large diesel and gas engines for use in powering ships ...”
Fiat Supplier Oerlikon-Graziano Plans 1370 Layoffs.
“ Fiat SpA (F.MI) supplier Oerlikon-Graziano plans to lay off half of its staff working in ...”
British Telecom cut 15000 jobs after a billion pound LOSS!
“ BT will cut another 15000 jobs over the next 12 months after making a full-year ...”
Legal & General cutting 560 jobs.
“ Legal & General are sacking 300 full-time staff and 260 contractors and temporary workers and ...”
Jack in the Box Inc. lays off 64 drivers.
“ There will be 64 jobs lost at the 4721 Mountain Creek Parkway distribution center in ...”
Caterpillar France to lay off 733 workers at two factories.
“ In response to the worsening economic prospects, Caterpillar will lay off 733 workers at two ...”
Lonmin PLC retrench 5530 platinum workers at Johannesburg mine.
“ Lonmin Plc, the world's third-biggest platinum producer, retrenched 5530 workers at its South African operations ...”
30 editorial staffers laid off at San Francisco Chronicle.
“ The newspaper expects to lay off 30 staffers. The San Francisco Chronicle is Northern California's ...”
Guardian Industries Corp. laying off 130 plant workers.
“ Guardian Industries Corp. plans about 130 layoffs at its car window plant in Ligonier. Guardian ...”
100 Michigan State Police troopers to be laid off.
“ Michigan State Police will lay off 100 troopers due to the recently announced budget cuts. ...”
Is Victoria Beckham a Crunch Victim?
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Crunchvictims is now live on twitter.
“ Hey all, we have signed up to twitter and will be bringing our news and ...”
BP Solar laying off 140 in US and 480 staff in Spain.
“ BP Solar is laying off 140 assembly line workers in Frederick and slashing 480 jobs ...”
Monopoly - Recession Edition.
“Here is a bit of humour in these trying times. ”
Credit Crunch Victim - A. B. Butt of Leicester.
“Sad to report the demise of one of the best and friendliest suppliers of equipment ...”
192 San Diego Union-Tribune staff given the boot.
“ The San Diego Union-Tribune announced it would be cutting 192 positions company-wide. The move comes ...”
Affiliated Foods Southwest sack 265 employees.
“ Affiliated Foods Southwest have laid off half of it workforce of¬†265¬†or half of their workforce¬†and ...”
QuadGraphics to lay off 140 employees in Sussex, Wisconsin.
“ The US's third-largest privately held printing company Quad/Graphics Inc. will lay off 140¬†employees. The cuts ...”
Fenwick & West lays off 15 lawyers.
“ The Mountain View-based tech firm said the 15 attorney cuts were necessary because the 17-month ...”
2000 more job cuts at DuPont!
“ Chemicals maker DuPont Co.¬†are to¬†cut another 2000 jobs as part of its cost-cutting plan. Those ...”
Thompson & Knight Lays Off 42.
“ Due to the dismal economy, Thompson & Knight laid off 17 associates and 25 support ...”
Enterprise Rent-A-Car to lay off 170 employees in NYC.
“ Source: Bizjournals.com Enterprise Rent-A-Car, plan to lay off 170 employees in New York City and outsource ...”
Microsoft boot 3000 employees because of ED!
“ Microsoft have booted out at least 3000 employees blaming the impact of the Economic Downturn ...”
ArcelorMittal to layoff 116 employees at Monessen plant
“ Steelmaker ArcelorMittal has informed the state of Pennsylvania that it will "substantially reduce" the work ...”
“6th May 2009: I am working on a new VicMap. The current map is manually ...”
May day Monday!
“It might be a May day holiday in the UK today, but it seems the ...”
Cessna To Lay Off 2300 as rich stop buying jets.
“ USCV: The largest builder of corporate jets in the US, is laying off 2300 workers ...”
BASF plans to cut 2000 positions.
“ BASF a German chemical company plans to lay off at least 2000 workers as it ...”
Nokia to cut another 450 employees.
“ As the recession ploughs on the worlds largest mobile phone maker is cutting another 450 ...”
India's domestic airlines to cut 2500 jobs.
“ India: At least 2500 airline employees are expected to lose their jobs in next four-six ...”
NASA to cut 900 jobs (160 jobs today).
“ The space agency will be cutting up to 900 jobs in the next five months, ...”
Atmel fires 300 staff members and blames Global ED!
“ Atmel, the makers of semiconductors, continues to make changes to its business model by firing ...”
“Freedomdirect¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬†17 April ¬†¬† ¬†108 Aveva¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬†17 April ¬†¬† ¬†80 Roger Bullivant¬† ¬†¬†¬† ¬†16 April ...”
The Klaus Kneale Pink-Slip List (P-SL) for April 2009.
“The following Pink-Slip List (P-SL) was compiled by Klaus Kneale. Job Losses = 19247 April 28: On ...”
Law Firms Layoff List - April 2009
“WCV:¬†Here is a smaller list for the¬†month of April. ¬†Below are the confirmed layoffs for ...”
A miserable Monday for job losses and crunch victims.
“USCV: Another big day in the United States for job losses. Fort Wayne Community Schools will ...”
Lockheed Martin to layoff 225 employees due to Economic Downturn.
“ Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego today told employees today in an email (how poor) ...”
General Motors (GM) to lay off 21000 jobs in the US.
“ USCV: Back in February they cut 10000 jobs,¬† now the plan is to reduce GM's ...”
Crunch Victims now mobile friendly.
“Crunch Victims is now available on your mobile in a friendly, easy to read page. ...”
1400 GM job losses at Port Elizabeth plant as import model cut.
“ An 'imported vehicle line' has been cut from General Motors South Africa's model range as ...”
The UK's richest people blame ED for ¬£155 billion loss.
“UKCV: Various online sources are reporting that the UK's richest people have lost over ¬£155 ...”
Apple to Layoff 1600 Store Jobs.
“ Apple has fired some 1600 employees (or 10% of it's workforce) from its chain of ...”
Apache Corporation. is Laying Off 200 employees.
“ One of the world's top independent oil and gas producers Apache Corp is laying off ...”
RSA Insurance Group PLC slashes around 400 jobs in Bristol.
“ RSA is closing its Bristol operations, cutting around¬†400 full-time job¬†although this affects 500 people as ...”
Lloyds Banking Group cutting 985 jobs.
“ Lloyds Banking Group is to cut 985 full-time and part-time workers¬†across the company. Job losses = ...”
288 job cuts by T Rowe Price.
“ Based in Baltimore T. Rowe Price were sacking 5% of their workforce or 288 jobs. ...”
Stora Enso lay off 2000 employees.
“ Nordic paper maker Stora Enso¬†said today it will lay off 2000 employees because there was ...”
Philip Morris to lay off 1100 at their Concord plant.
“ Philip Morris have said¬†they will close a cigarette plant in North Carolina and put 1100 ...”
53 jobs are cut from Chicago Tribune newsroom.
“ Amid continuing advertising declines, 53 jobs had to be cut from the Chicago Tribune newsroom ...”
Rich alcoholic smokers should pay the most tax!
“ It finally happened. The super rich workers in the UK earning ¬£150 000 or more ...”
300 employees to go at Agilent Technologies.
“ 20% or 300 workers¬†of¬†Agilent Technologies workforce have been laid off due to the Economic Downturn. ...”
David Kellermann's family are crunch victims.
“David Kellermann, acting chief financial officer of mortgage company Freddie Mac, hung himself this morning ...”
Yahoo lays off 675 employees.
“ "Challenging economic conditions" are being¬†blamed for the loss of 5%¬†or 675¬†employees at Yahoo. ¬†This follows ...”
Low prices in German sex industry blamed on ED!
“ Sodahead.com had a good piece on the suffering German sex trade: The global economic crisis has ...”
Negative RPI pushes UK into deflation.
“The Retail Price Index fell below 0% today meaning the UK is official in deflation. ...”
More Monday blues for hundreds of credit crunch victims.
“ Park Nicollet Health Services annouced today they were laying off 233 workers and would not ...”
Konkola Copper Mines (Zambia) lays off another 1300 workers.
“ The redundancies represent about 10% of the company's entire workforce.¬† Many of Zambia's mining companies ...”
“Statistics To give you an idea as to how well Crunchvictims.com is doing, I have ...”
“If you have a related website link and want it to appear in the free ...”
Airline Crunch Victims Graveyard.
“I stumbled upon this post from the Daily Mail dated 10th November 2008, showing all ...”
Harley Davidson expected to cut 400 more jobs.
“ Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson has announced more job cuts and a further slump in profits. The American manufacturer ...”
Toshiba cuts 3900 jobs.
“ Toshiba are predicting record losses today and are openly blaming ED for their financial crisis ...”
Companies laying off employees week ending 17/04/2009.
“It was another miserable week around the world with plenty of lay offs taking place. Please ...”
2000 employees at Sony Ericsson to lose jobs.
“ Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson is to cut 2000 extra jobs after making huge losses ...”
Seardel to close Frame Textiles with 1400 possible job losses.
“ South Africa's largest clothing and textile manufacturer, Seardel, announced the closure of Frame Textiles, which ...”
UBS sinks 9000 more jobs.
“ Change the letters in UBS around and one can make the word SUB, and that ...”
“We are back from a few days off over Easter. All the depressing news of ...”
Ford to lay off 330 workers in Argentina.
“ AutomotiveWorld.com reports, Ford is laying off 330 workers in Argentina due to falling demand, reports Associated ...”
Drop Celebrity from Antony Worrall Thompson and add Business Fool!
“It's good to see Antony Worrall Thompson in the news again and I am quite ...”
Kaiser lets go 70 employees in Northern California.
“ Declining enrollment is the blame for 70 job losses at Kaiser Permanente. As rising unemployment levels ...”
Rio Tinto to cut 700 job over Easter.
“ Rio Tinto has cut 600 jobs at the local alumina refinery in Gladstone, a ...”
9000 to go at RBS over two years.
“ Quite surprising to hear that only 4500 jobs will go at RBS in the UK. ...”
FedEx layoff 1000 employees.
“ FedEx has cut another 1000 employees in its Express and Freight departments, which have been ...”
Spot the Crunch Victims today at Aintree?
“ Whether you are a crunch victim today or not, problems aside, people are betting millions ...”
Disney shed off 1900 jobs at Walt Disney World.
“ Walt Disney Company have laid off about 1900 jobs at its U.S. theme parks through ...”
Swiss Re to axe 1150 jobs.
“ The world's second largest reinsurance group, Swiss Re has announced plans to cut 10% of ...”
Norwich Union owners Aviva let go 1100 employees.
“ UK insurer Aviva, which owns Norwich Union, is to cut 1100 jobs in the next ...”
Bombardier cut 3000 jobs (1000 in Belfast).
“ Damn! on the same day that Bombardier announce "Strong Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter ...”
6 million jobs created in London.
“ Westminster Council today announced the creation of six million new jobs for the city of ...”
First Quarter Job Losses by major companies.
“Company Name | Date of | Number of | Percent of Work Force Anglo Platinum ...”
Law Firms Layoff List - March 2009.
“WCV: The law firms of the world seem to be taking heavy hits just like ...”
Crunch Victims List for March 2009.
“Below are the companies that lost jobs during the month of March 2009. This list ...”
The Klaus Kneale Pink-Slip List (P-SL) for March 2009.
“The following Pink-Slip List (P-SL) was compiled by Klaus Kneale. Job Losses = 37429 Mar. 31: Cardinal ...”
400 jobs to go at BankWest (Australia).
“WCV: The loss of 400 jobs at BankWest has been blamed on ED. 250 positions ...”
Diageo to cut 250 jobs
“ Scotland's largest Scotch whisky producer, is to shed up to 250 jobs as it continues ...”
Button and Barrichello show their Brawn and Branson, but 270 jobs will go.
“ Despite BrawnGP finishing off a remarkable weekend, where their two drivers came 1st (Jenson Button) ...”
Celebrity crunch victims salaries slashed.
“UKCV: Jonathan Ross, Chris Moyles, Barbara Windsor, Graham Norton and Terry Wogan will be among ...”
Companies laying off employees week ending 27/03/2009.
“It's been another turbulent week around the world with many companies laying off people.¬† Nothing ...”
“This page contains links to websites that have kindly mentioned Crunchvictims.com in their posts or ...”
Computer giant IBM to lay off another 5000 employees.
“ Starting today (Thursday), 5000 or so employees will be laid off at IBM. The cuts ...”
Chapter 11 - what does it mean for a business?
“ Firstly it's a term widely used in the US. Wikipedia defines Chapter 11 as the ...”
A how-to guide to layoff / make redundant staff or employees.
“Does this sound familar? ”
Paper Cuts - covering layoffs and buyouts at U.S. newspapers.
“Here is a clever website called Paper Cuts. Set up by Erica Smith, one can ...”
Other companies laying off people.
“ Bloomers lays off 127 workers.¬† Bloomers makes components for diesel engines. Barneys New York is eliminating ...”
Mountgrange have gone into administration.
“ Edinburgh's biggest development project in a decade has been put on hold after the firm ...”
The Charlotte Observer to cut 82 staff positions.
“ In addition to the 82 companywide layoffs ‚Äď 60 full-time and 22 part-time employees ‚Äď ...”
Airbus axes 250 jobs at Broughton.
“ AIRBUS is to shed 250 jobs as the Economic Downturn hits orders. The company, which employs ...”
3000 positions to go at US Postal Services.
“ The United States Postal Service plans to close district offices and eliminate hundreds of jobs. The ...”
1000 jobs to be cut at DMGT (Daily Mail).
“ The Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) media group said today it would cut 1000 ...”
Denver Post lays off 40 employee
“ The Denver Post's business arm laid off 40 employees today as the first phase of ...”
ED blamed again for 3500 job losses at First Group.
“ First Group has announced plans to cut 3500 jobs ‚Äď representing 3 per cent of ...”
2010 British International Motor Show Cancelled.
“ Organisers have cancelled the 2010 British International Motor Show because of the car industry downturn. ...”
New York's city hospital system to Cut 400 Jobs.
“Citing "unprecedented financial challenges," the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation announced today a ...”
Help or Exploit the unemployed.
“Chris Colin of the San Francisco Chronicle got in touch with Crunch Victims. He has written ...”
Project 405 Party.
“In the spirit of helping people who have lost jobs, the¬†405 Club are running¬†their first ...”
Job cuts at Birkenhead shipbuilder Cammell Laird.
“ A Merseyside shipyard relaunched last year has signalled job losses because of a gap in ...”
200 jobs to go at Telstra.
“The job losses affect Telstra's Sensis division in which about 150 positions will go. Up ...”
Fujitsu Computer Products Corp. to lay off 2000 staff
“Fujitsu Computer Products Corp. of the Philippines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Ltd. of Japan, ...”
Original Shoe Company give the boot to 17 employees.
“17 jobs have been lost with the closure of the Belfast branch of a footwear ...”
142000 jobs lost on-year in Korea.
“Korea lost jobs at the fastest on-year rate in the last half decade in February, ...”
Panasonic retrenches 130 people.
“In its latest round of layoffs, Japanese electronics company Panasonic began handing out retrenchment notices ...”
How to forget the recession for one night?
“For one night only (starting for some in a few minutes time). Forget about the ...”
2500 more job cut at Caterpillar.
“ Most of this latest round of job cuts involves two plants in Illinois: East Peoria ...”
Nokia to disconnect 1700 people.
“ Nokia are to cut 1700 jobs globally in all departments and roughly 50% of all ...”
180 layoffs at Steelton pipe-maker.
“Steelton pipe-maker Dura-Bond Industries have said they will be laying off 180 employees. Dura-Bond makes pipe ...”
28 jobs lost at the Shark Group in Broomhill.
“Chief executive Jane Nolan blamed the recession for the closure and said that they were ...”
Would scrapping the ‚ā¨10 tax bring back 50 Ryanair jobs?
“ Chief executive Michael O'Leary blamed the latest cuts (50 staff) on the new ‚ā¨10 travel ...”
Companies that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
“ Fleetwood Enterprises, the California maker of recreational vehicles and pre-fabricated homes, filed for Chapter 11 ...”
Companies that went into administration week ending 13/03/2009.
“ MVM London (Events) - part of the same group that includes Moving Venue Caterers, MVM ...”
Friday the 13th, unlucky for some!
“ The following companies shed jobs this week: The Automobile Association (AA) has confirmed that 25 jobs ...”
What's OUT and IN during the recession?
“ What's the difference between a recession and a depression? A recession is when your neighbour ...”
Renishaw to axe 500 jobs.
“ Renishaw, the precision measuring equipment maker is to slash 500 jobs after amassing a ¬£10 ...”
Madoff should get life (in hell).
“ It seems the old man is going to be sentenced to life in prison (what ...”
Wrekin Construction Group placed into administration.
“ It seems Wrekin, which was established in 1960, is about to go into administration because ...”
MEN Media to axe 150 jobs.
“ MEN Media, the publisher of the Manchester Evening News (MEN) has said the editorial offices ...”
86 job losses at Environment Ministry (NZ).
“Over 300 staff from Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington were told by management about the planned ...”
555 jobs to go at Total after record ‚ā¨13.9 billion euros profit.
“ Philippe Goebel, managing director of Total Petrochemicals France said the posts would go at the ...”
Fred Goodwin is a Crunch Victim.
“Matt Roper of the Mirror.co.uk has done an interesting article today on two people with ...”
Caution to the wind (Credit Crunch Anthem).
“Here is quite a clever video by the guys at Rebel Virals. They have used ...”
Unemployment to soar in the UK to over 3 million.
“Nothing like a bit of bad news to get back into the swing of things. ...”
118 jobs go at Manchester Airport Group.
“ Manchester Airport will be worst affected, with 90 jobs to go, while 25 staff at ...”
Prudent housekeeping at ITV as 600 jobs to go.
“ Here is ITV's Executive Chairman Michael Grade talking about the recession and the job ...”
Indesit washing machine factory closes with 305 jobs lost.
“ Indesit - we work, you play (not any more). The Indesit washing machine factory in Denbighhire ...”
Puerto Rico to lay off 30000 public sector workers.
“Amid one of the worst economic crises in history, Puerto Rico's governor recently announced plans ...”
Crunch Victims List for February 2009.
“Below are the companies that lost jobs during the month of February 2009. This list ...”
How to NOT become a Crunch Victim in 120 seconds?
“Here is some good advice from Dr Richard Dixon on how to survive the credit ...”
You are the weakest link - goodbye!
“ Nortel to eliminate a further 3200 jobs, that is on top of the 30000 they ...”
There will be no recession or job losses in the next week.
“CrunchVictims.com will be taking a break from the global doom and gloom and checking their ...”
Blame it on ED!
“Lots of companies are blaming ED for their troubles. Take Moneysupermarket.com - They are ...”
Unemployment soaring in China.
“Embedded video from CNN Video ”
How to avoid words like recession, credit crunch or job cuts?
“There is a great new website called Recession Blocker. If you are tired of reading ...”
Celebrity Crunch Victims (CCV).
“CrunchVictims.com is proud to launch the Celebrity Crunch Victims page or CCV as you ...”
“CrunchVictims.com is proud to launch the Celebrity Crunch Victims page or CCV as you ...”
House prices fall by 26.7 percent in the US.
“ The S&P/Case-Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas tumbled to 18.2% in the last quarter ...”
Teachers are victims of the credit crunch as well.
“ RENFREWSHIRE council is to axe 81 school jobs, including 28 teachers, as part of ¬£2.4 ...”
500 employees at Vodafone see red as job cuts announced.
“ Vodafone, the worlds largest mobile operator has announced plans to cut about 500 jobs in ...”
Other cool websites related to Crunch Victims.
“In all this doom and gloom and lets face it, there is a lot of ...”
Recession Risk - Peter Schiff Was Right 2006 - 2007.
“I stumbled upon this interesting video. This is a set of clips of Peter Schiff ...”
Preparing for a layoff.
“Here is a good article by¬† Dawn Rosenberg McKay When a company is struggling financially its ...”
Companies that went into administration week ending 14/02/2009.
“ Hughmark International, which runs the High Wycombe's market has gone into administration. The company responsible for ...”
The Klaus Kneale Pink-Slip List (P-SL) for February 2009.
“The following Pink-Slip List (P-SL) was compiled by Klaus Kneale. Job Losses = 52404 Feb. 13: Wal-Mart ...”
39 Pubs calling last rounds every week in Great Britain.
“A record number of pubs are closing every week in Britain, highlighting the "extreme" economic ...”
SRT to layoff 1000 people at Dublin Airport.
“ At least 1000 jobs are set to be lost following a decision by the aircraft ...”
Citgo Announces 75 Layoffs in Venezuela after blaming ED.
“ Venezuela's Citgo Petroleum says it's laying off 75 employees because of the world economic crisis ...”
Atkins to trim the workforce by 1000 people.
“ Atkins is letting go around 5% or 1000 people by the end of March. Atkins ...”
Celebrity chef 'Antony Worrall Thompson' goes into administration.
“Here is a story getting a lot of news today and all because AWT is ...”
Sir Fred is "sorry", but 2300 staff have to pay for his mistakes.
“ The bank's former boss Sir Fred Goodwin appeared before the Treasury Select Committee today to ...”
Bentley slash 220 jobs from their Crewe plant.
“ The 220 redundancies will be across the board and all departments will be affected and ...”
No fun and games at SEGA as 560 jobs go.
“ SEGA¬† is to sell off or close 110 of its Japanese arcade centres and look ...”
Nissan announces 20000 job cuts worldwide.
“ Nissan has posted it's first anual loss in over nine years and as a result ...”
The Klaus Kneale Pink-Slip List (P-SL) for January 2009.
“The following Pink-Slip List (P-SL) was compiled by Klaus Kneale. Job losses = 165,662 Jan. 30: Sears ...”
“Origins of the Global Financial Crisis - Below is a graphical guide showing you how ...”
January saw 598000 people laid off in the US.
“Just think about it... Almost 600000 people are now sitting at home claiming some sort ...”
In debt, get out by declaring bankruptcy.
“ Bankruptcies are the new thing during the Credit Crunch. It's the one way a lot ...”
JPS Footwear to close after 25 years.
“ The recession and the high costs of business rates are being blamed by the owner ...”
Thursday sees some big company names cut jobs.
“Estee Lauder Cos., the maker of Clinique and Bobbi Brown cosmetics, will cut 2000 jobs ...”
Ford focus on 850 job losses.
“ Ford is to axe up to 850 jobs in the UK this after they announced ...”
200 people given the Axeon!
“ The Dundee-based company said sales of its batteries to the handheld power tool market had ...”
GlaxoSmithKline to let go between 6000 and 10000 jobs this year.
“ We should know the full extend of the job cuts at GSK. It's widely reported ...”
The last week of January.
“ Cookson, British-based industrial materials company cuts 1250 jobs. Cookson, supplies products used in the steel ...”
Crunch Victims List for January 2009.
“Below are the companies that lost jobs during the month of January 2009. This list ...”
700 people to lose their jobs at AOL.
“ Ten percent of AOL's staff will be cut in the coming weeks. AOL join a ...”
Japanese glass maker NSG to cut 5800 jobs.
“ Japanese glass maker NSG, which bought St Helens-based Pilkington in 2006, said its decision to ...”
Kodak has announced 4500 job cuts as camera sales fall.
“ The Eastman Kodak group is cutting up to 4500 jobs this year after a slump ...”
GKN to make 2800 people redundant (242 jobs) going in UK.
“ GKN in Great Britain has cut 242 jobs ‚ÄĒ 95 permanent staff and 147 temporary ...”
Swiss chemicals firm Clariant slashing 1000 jobs worldwide.
“ The job losses represent five per cent of Clariant's workforce and the company, based just ...”
How to stay sane once you have lost your job?
“ Dumb Little Man - Tips for life are doing an excellent article today on "How ...”
Just another manic Monday.
“ If losing 3500 jobs from Corus was bad enough the following companies also announced job ...”
Steelmake Corus lets go 2500 UK employees.
“ Corus, the largest British Steelmaker, confirmed that it was shedding 2500 jobs as a result ...”
Global IT sector hit hard by CEDT.
“ The IT sector around the world is being hammered by job losses because of the ...”
CEDT = Current Economic Down Turn.
“These four words are being blamed by every company that is sacking, laying off, firing, ...”
Microsoft not immune as 1400 jobs go today.
“ So even Microsoft the biggest player in the IT world is letting go 5000 brilliant ...”
100 aerodynamics heads to go at Renault F1.
“ Renault is in the process of restructuring and as a result are letting 100 people ...”
Sainsbury's tries something new today by slashing 200 jobs.
“ Sainsbury's said yesterday that it would lose up to 300 jobs at its head office ...”
Fear is causing fear among existing employers.
“The amount of job losses in the past three months is frightening and it doesn't ...”
Empire Direct go into administration.
“ Wow! the largest empire of them all has fallen. Empire Direct have appointed KPMG as ...”
Hudson & Middleton Ltd go into administration.
“ 19 jobs have been lost at Hudson & Middleton because the company has gone into ...”
820 jobs to be cut at the Dutch food group Vion.
“ Dutch-owned meat processing group is cutting 820 jobs around the country because of the Economic ...”
Vocation, Vocation, Vocation.
“There is a brilliant flash video about the house market price crash. You can find ...”
German retailer Metro to cut 15000 jobs.
“ What is 15000 jobs when the company employees 300000 people in 32 countries around the ...”
540 jobs to go at famous Burberry.
“ Hard times at Burberry. Even the CHAVS are staying away, adding to Burberry's misery. so 290 ...”
Clear Channel Communications Inc. lay off 1500 today.
“ Quoted from Nashville Business Journal Clear Channel Communications will cut about 1500 jobs, or 7 percent ...”
Credit crunch = new office policy.
“Due to the Credit crunch our company has brought in some new rules :- Dress Code: 1) ...”
18 jobs cut at the Wrexham pharmaceutical company.
“ Quoted from the Evening Leader Wockhardt UK Ltd, based on the Wrexham Industrial Estate, blames the ...”
40 jobs cut at Burton Downs coal mine in Queensland.
“ Quoted from ABC News Australia The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) says it will ...”
Chip company AMD to cut 1100 jobs.
“ AMD is to cut 1100 jobs and cut salaries in a drive to save money ...”
Stora Enso to shred 5000 jobs.
“ A leading European paper and cardboard maker, Stora Enso is temporarily laying off more than ...”
“The Crunch Victims Google Map is work in progress. I am updating as content appears ...”
Ryder Cup 2010 venue, the Celtic Manor, could cut 70 jobs.
“ Quoted from Wales online The five-star Celtic Manor, owned by Wales' richest man, Sir Terry Matthews, ...”
Bad news for at least 18 companies or 21000 jobs.
“ Quoted from Bloomberg Not a great Friday after news¬† that roughly 21000 jobs would be lost ...”
“Factual or alleged factual information presented here does not originate from Crunchvictims.com, and all commentary ...”
Colliers commercial property consultancy lay off 70.
“ Quoted from Business Scotsman Commercial property consultancy Colliers CRE said it planned to make a further ...”
Seagate to axe 3000 jobs worldwide.
“ Quoted from PC Pro Seagate says it will be axing around 3,000 jobs worldwide, a startling ...”
Mini factory loses 380 jobs.
“ Quoted from the BBC Oxford's Mini plant has revealed that an extra 90 agency staff were ...”
2000 jobs fly at Delta Airlines.
“ Delta announced 2,000 job cuts and offered voluntary severance packages. More than 4,000 workers took ...”
Xstrata will cut about 150 jobs in Mount Isa.
“ Quoted from Newstin Xstrata announced 150 job losses at its Handlebar Hill zinc mine near Mount ...”
Nortel to shed 30000 jobs globally.
“ Damn, this is the company sponsoring the 2010 winter olympics in Vancouver and the 2012 ...”
4200 job cuts not 2000 says Barclays.
“ Quoted from Unite the Union Unite Deputy general secretary, Graham Goddard, said: "Barclays have now come ...”
Viagra pioneers (Pfizer) cuts 240 jobs.
“ The company behind viagra are to cut a further 800 jobs (240 jobs from the ...”
Can anyone see the green shoots of recovery?
“ Business Minister Baroness Vadera was asked on ITV's Lunchtime News today when she believed the ...”
Jaguar Land Rover say farewell to 450 jobs.
“ Jaguar said it was cutting 300 management jobs and a further 150 agency staff as ...”
Freemans and Grattan's to cut thousands of jobs.
“ Yet another company that has been making a loss and now paying the price for ...”
South West Trains to axe 480 jobs.
“ There are not enough trains running on our rail networks, which is the main reason ...”
1900 jobs to go at Bank of America.
“ Quoted from Banking Times The firm is looking to reduce its London-based workforce by 30%, and ...”
McLeish Brothers go into administration.
“ Quoted from Tenon Press The origins of the company stretch back more than 60 years when ...”
Land of Leather not 'lol' anymore.
“ Land of Leather, which employs 850 people has called in administrators after attempts to sell ...”
Springfield Hotel tells 30 staff they have lost their jobs.
“ Imagine waking up and being told you must leave the hotel within in 20 minutes, ...”
Brazil loses 654000 jobs in December amid crisis.
“As quoted from Chris Martenson.com SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) - Brazil's Labor Ministry says the country ...”
Blame the credit crunch for no Miss GB.
“ The organisers are blaming the lack of funds from rich patrons who would normally buy ...”
Bristol & West call it a day after 158 years.
“ Quoted from the Independent Bristol & West, one of the UK's oldest financial services brands, closed ...”
Winners of the Credit Crunch in 2008.
“ For every company that has gone into administration in the past year and ...”
“Here are some common word definitions you might come across on this web site or ...”
Southeastern to cut 300 jobs.
“ Southeastern to cut up to 300 jobs in the course of 2009. Job losses: 300 Related Links: Herald ...”
Iceland saves 2500 jobs after buying 50 Woolworths stores.
“ Quoted from This is London (Evening Standard) Frozen food giant Iceland is to create 2,500 jobs ...”
Famous Waterford Wedgewood crystal & china goes under.
“ Quoted from TVNZ: A British manufacturer synonymous with fine china has become the latest victim of ...”
Sharks (Lawyers) are not safe either.
“ Quoted from The Lawyer.com In-house lawyers at the major investment banks in London are bracing themselves ...”
Porter Brothers fly the flag for the last time.
“ The company who made the flag carried by Scott of the Antarctic to the South ...”
M&S to closes 10 stores.
“ Quoted from FT.com Marks and Spencer plans to close a swath of its Simply Food stores, ...”
“Keeping track of UK and globally based companies that are going into administration or announcing ...”
Passion for Perfume goes into administration.
“ Quoted from Reuters Passion for Perfume became Britain's latest victim of the consumer downturn on Monday, ...”
Unhappy 2009 for a lot of people.
“ There is nothing happy about this year from what we saw of 2008. Big name ...”
“Looking pretty dire!”
Crunch Victims List for December 2008.
“Below are the companies that lost jobs during the month of December 2008. This list ...”
Adams Kids wings enters administration.
“ Quoted from Merchant News Syndication Adams, a chain of stores who sells children's wear, looks like ...”
Cats & dogs now becoming credit crunch victims.
“ Quoted from The Examiner CATS have become the latest victims of the credit crunch. Huddersfield RSPCA says ...”
Officers club falls into administration.
“ Quoted from the Shields Gazette A MAJOR north-east-based British menswear retailer has gone into administration. The Officers ...”
Game over for Zavvi as they go into administration.
“ Quoted from the BBC Music, games and DVD chain Zavvi has gone into administration, Ernst & ...”
UK unemployment rises, not looking great for 2009.
“The number of people claiming unemployment benefit climbed to 1.07 million last month, exceeding the ...”
The Pier goes into administration.
“ Quoted from the Evening News (Edinburgh Paper) Around 400 jobs are at risk after homewares retail ...”
Crunch Victims List for November 2008.
“Below are the companies that lost jobs during the month of November 2008. This list ...”
Woolworths goes into administration.
“ Quoted from The Guardian Debt-stricken retail group Woolworths is to go into administration, putting thousands of ...”
MFI goes into administration.
“ Quoted from Timesonline MFI, the UK‚Äôs biggest furniture retailer, collapsed into administration tonight for the second ...”
UB40's pub calls last rounds amid credit crunch.
“ Quoted from the Sunday Mercury IT is the world-famous pub where Birmingham supergroup UB40 filmed the ...”
Crunch Victims List for October 2008.
“Below are the companies that lost jobs during the month of October 2008. This list ...”
Cadbury's is laying off 580 workers worldwide.
“ Quoted from the Mirror.co.uk Chocolate giant Cadbury is axing 580 jobs - despite sweeter sales. Around 250 ...”
Swiss bank UBS to cut at least 5000 jobs.
“ Quoted from the guardian.co.uk UBS, Europe's biggest casualty of the credit crunch, is to axe 5,500 ...”
No more bunnies for Hugh Hefner as the crunch bites.
“ Tycoon Hugh Hefner has been advised to cut back on staff at his multi-million ...”
Crunch Victims List for September 2008.
“Below are the companies that lost jobs during the month of September 2008. This list ...”
ITV Media to let go a thousand jobs.
“ Quoted from the Guardian.co.uk ITV said that in total it expected to cut about 1,000 posts ...”
Rosebys enters administration.
“ Quoted from the Daily Mail Rosebys, the UK's largest specialist home furnishings group with 280 stores ...”
EON to cut 400 jobs in the UK.
“ Quoted from LegalBEAGLES Forum Eon UK has announced plans to cut 400 jobs, the first sign ...”
Silverjet grounded into administration.
“ Quoted from Jaunted Silverjet has gone the way of Maxjet and Eos, grounding its planes ...”
Inside Track enters administration.
“ Quoted from Investment Markets Inside Track, the company which enticed potential buy-to-let entrepreneurs via its property ...”