9 December 2021
The British Council previously ran the £110m scheme but was stripped of the contract according to the Guardian in favour of the private consultancy company.
29 November 2021
Hundreds of British Council employees across the globe said in a consultative ballot they would support strike action over forced redundancies and to oppose outsourcing.
13 July 2021
The latest government announcement confirmed that the plans to ease lockdown restrictions will go ahead as planned on 19 July 2021.
30 June 2021
After its income was hit by the pandemic, the British Council has notified us that it intends to begin formal redundancy consultation. This could lead to around 2000 job cuts across the organisation, in addition to cuts overseas.