Telecommunications giant and internet provider BT is currently in the midst of an internal row over planned job cuts and site closures.
The Communication Workers Union, which is currently representing around 45,000 BT staff, warned that if a national strike were to take place, it could well leave over 10million home workers - figures from choose.co.uk - with no access to the internet, according to reports from The Guardian.
Upgrade to access
This content is only available to members of myGrapevine+.
myGrapevine+ is the latest way we are supporting a growing community of forward-thinking business leaders. Members can access a host of specially developed content and tools that aren't available anywhere else, helping you set new standards in business and people leadership every day.
- Access to exclusive member-only content including:
- The 'Leaders Series', a set of video interviews with leading business and HR voices
- Strategic deep dives and expert tips for professional development and innovative practise
- Access to the entire archive of news, features and insights from HR Grapevine and our other sites.
- Unlimited access to the full back catalogue of our award-winning Magazine and other publications.