Van Halen: JumpiTunes

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Jobs Under Threat At Weymouth College

weymouth College

3:48pm 18th July 2014

The jobs of 21 staff at Weymouth College are under threat.

The College has told Wessex FM they've gone into consultation with employees over a proposal to restructure some areas.

The possible redundancies affect all levels of the education provider.

Weymouth College say they're responding to cuts in Government Funding, and have to make sure they deliver an outstanding service while balancing their budget.

The Principal told Wessex FM 'Against the backdrop of funding cuts, the College has always tried to focus on providing students with the best possible experience.  This has resulted in excellent partnerships with employers and outstanding results for students.  However, the College must work within its funding constraints and it is regrettable that posts have to be lost.'

While this process is difficult and upsetting for the staff affected, the College anticipates that a significant number of staff who are currently at risk of redundancy will be redeployed to other student facing roles and that any compulsory redundancies will be kept to a minimum.   As always, the College is committed to protecting student facing jobs.  '

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

Win M&S Vouchers

Thanks to the new Ignis from Lanehouse Suzuki

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book The Wessex FM Disco

For your wedding, party or celebration!

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference