Finance

Luton Airport will fire up to 250 people

Luton Airport is to make up to 250 staff redundant in the latest jobs cull in the aviation sector. The airport, London’s fourth largest, has started consultations with unions to sack almost 30% of its workforce, forecasting a 70% drop in passenger numbers this year because of the coronavirus [...]

BMW is cutting thousands of jobs

The German automaker BMW will cut 6,000 jobs in total, but wants to avoid forced layoffs as much as possible. The company has concluded a deal with the works council about this. It is the largest workforce change at BMW since [...]

The biggest fall in imports and exports

According to figures released by the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) the corona crisis has had a big impact on Belgian exports and imports. During April our country’s exports were down 24% compared with April 2019. Meanwhile, during April we imported 28.6% fewer goods from abroad than was the case a year ago. The [...]
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