Halliwells kicks off fourth redundancy round
Halliwells has launched its fourth redundancy consultation with up to 30 jobs under threat, while the UK top 50 law firm's entire 2009 trainee intake has been deferred. The Manchester-based firm is currently in talks with approximately 15 fee earners in its real estate group and 15 support staff, after launching its fourth redundancy programme earlier this week (11 March). Around 40 jobs have already been lost from the previous redundancy rounds.The move comes as the firm deferred its entire 39-strong trainee intake for 2009, moving to a system of two intakes with half set to start in March 2010 and the remainder in August 2010.
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