University of Liverpool offers all staff voluntary redundancy

“The University of Liverpool has offered voluntary redundancy to all its staff. The move spells upheaval for the university with trade union sources saying up to 200 redundancies are planned. University sources also claim an unofficial freeze on academic recruitment has been operating since June. The move comes within six months of Sir Howard Newby taking up his post as vice-chancellor at the university. Under the university’s new strategic plan for the next five years, Sir Howard plans to increase total research income per staff member and reach the top 75 in international league tables …” (more)

[Laura Sharpe, Liverpool Daily Post, 16 January]

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