"The reason why we are announcing this now is so we can manage it through natural wastage
so that when it comes to happen there will be far fewer than 1,203 staff losing their jobs."
He also questioned how the fire service could put the 102 full-time positions down to natural wastage
"It means we have less chance for natural wastage
and with the economy as it is, there's less chance of people finding other jobs."
However, the North East has only seen its workforce trimmed slightly through natural wastage
and we are not expecting any major cuts going forward, considering the amount of work we are bidding for in the region.
However, 23% of survey participants believe that they may have to reduce headcount beyond natural wastages
over the next 12 months." There was an almost equal split when asked about pay increases, with 46% saying they would increase salaries this year.
It foresees cutting most of the 4,000 jobs through voluntary departures and natural wastage
The Health Department said 500 staff had gone already in the past year through natural wastage
and unfilled vacancies.
Overall the changes would result in a reduction of around seven posts achieved through natural wastage
They hoped to make the redundancies through natural wastage
Chief executive Tim Bowdler, inset, said the 400 jobs had gone mainly by natural wastage
. The loss of 23 jobs was announced at Scots-.
Coloplast also said that it would try to phase out as many as possible of the jobs through natural wastage
runs at 4 per cent to 5 per cent each year and the report said savings could be made if half the posts which become vacant every year were not filled.