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.
19 October 2021
The organisation’s plans to cut jobs are having a disproportionate impact on lower grade staff.
23 September 2021
PCS General Secretary, Mark Serwotka, has written to new foreign secretary, Liz Truss, in her first week in office to request her intervention in the current crisis at British Council.
12 July 2021
PCS has launched a #HandsOffBritishCouncil campaign against the slash and burn cuts announced at the end of June.
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.