JCB under fire for job cuts after calling for -- then rejecting -- wage subsidies

Churchard, Claire
May 2009
People Management;5/21/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p12
The article reports on the criticism of Lesley Griffiths, the Welsh Assembly member for Wrexham against construction equipment manufacturer JCB chairman Sir Anthony Bamford for not accepting the offer of wage subsidy and pressing ahead with job cuts. Bamford has called for such subsidy to be introduced in Great Britain but refused to accept such support from the government. Terms under the Welsh Assembly Government's ProAct scheme are mentioned. South Wales-based toolmaker FSG Tool and Die is cited as one company that has adopted the subsidy.


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