On again, off again job cuts at British Broadcasting Corporation appear to be on again. And they could spark strikes.
The BBC is braced for its worst industrial action in a decade as management prepares to axe up to 2,800 posts to save £2 billion.
The 12pc cut, which was not denied yesterday by the BBC, has come as a shock to the work force
Strike action appeared inevitable last night as unions digested the impact of proposed cuts of up to 12 per cent of the 23,000-strong work force.