Published: 5th February, 2021
In this week’s update (5 February 2021), Comms Officer, David Harvie, reflects on the first week of individual consultations – a rushed processes by the University.
Published: 4th February, 2021
Colleagues at risk of redundancy in the School of Informatics unpick the business case being used against them. To sign the petition opposing managers’ plans, click here. Recently management at the University of Leicester put forward a business case to slash the School of Mathematics by making redundant all pure maths researchers, and to similarly…
Published: 1st February, 2021
University of Leicester has ordinances – agreed with campus unions – to cover redundancies. In the present situation our employer is honouring these ordinances only in their breech. In all of the 8 departments/units, where colleagues are at risk, the timeline has been compressed, to the detriment of colleagues. The move is cynical in the…
Published: 29th January, 2021
In this week’s update (29 January 2021), Comms Officer, David Harvie, reflect on the challenging week presented by the mass redundancies proposed by the University.
Published: 27th January, 2021
The proposed cuts to English at the University of Leicester have been universally condemned worldwide, with hundreds of distinguished scholars warning of reputational damage to the University and the ways in which the student experience will be impoverished. Some of the staff at risk of redundancy unpick the inconsistencies in the cynical thinking that is…