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UK News Job losses: Major cuts since the start of the pandemic

19:50  01 december  2020
19:50  01 december  2020 Source:   pressassociation.com

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Thousands of retail jobs are set to go after high street stalwart Debenhams said it will wind up it operations after failing to secure a rescue deal.

a person walking down a street next to a building: Debenhams in Oxford Street, London, the 242-year-old department store chain said its administrators have “regretfully” decided to start its liquidation process, while continuing to seek offers Kirsty O’Connor/PA) © Kirsty O’Connor Debenhams in Oxford Street, London, the 242-year-old department store chain said its administrators have “regretfully” decided to start its liquidation process, while continuing to seek offers Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

The department store chain has already cut thousands of roles after falling into administration, but said the remaining 12,000 jobs are now at risk due to the looming liquidation.

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It adds to more than 250,000 job losses or potential redundancies announced since the start of the pandemic.

Here is a list of some of the high-profile British employers which have announced major cuts since March 23:

Total: 277,185

December 1 – Debenhams – 12,000 at risk

November 27 – Arcadia Group – 13,000 at risk

November 26 – Mitchells & Butlers – 1,300

November 19 – E.On – 700

November 17 – Johnson Service Group – 1,550

November 12 – WH Smith – 200

November 9 – Reach – 150

November 5 – Sainsbury’s – 3,500

November 5 – Caterpillar – 700

November 4 – John Lewis Partnership – 1,500

November 4 – Lloyds – 1,070

October 29 – Pizza Express – 1,300

October 27 – Revolution Bars – 130

October 16 – Pret a Manger – 400

October 15 – Marston’s – 2,150

October 14 – Gourmet Burger Kitchen – 362

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It takes total job losses at the high street chain to around 3,200 since the start of the pandemic , after announcing a significant restructuring in August. The latest set of cuts will see it close six London stores, on top of 30 sites it earmarked for closure two months ago. Here is a list of some of the major

October 9 – Edinburgh Woollen Mill – 24,000 at risk

October 8 – National Trust – 1,300

October 8 – HSS Hire – 300

October 7 – Manchester Airport Group – 892

October 7 – Greene King – 800

October 6 – Virgin Money – 400

October 6 – Vp – 150

October 5 – Cineworld – 5,500 (many cuts likely to be temporary)

September 30 – TSB – 900

September 30 – Shell – 9,000 worldwide

September 29 – Ferguson – 1,200

September 22 – Wetherspoon – 400 to 450

September 22 – Whitbread – 6,000

September 18 – Investec – 210

September 15 – Waitrose – 124

September 14 – London City Airport – 239

September 9 – Lloyds Bank – 865

September 9 – Pizza Hut – 450

September 4 – Virgin Atlantic – 1,150

September 3 – Costa – 1,650

August 27 – Pret a Manger – 2,800 (includes 1,000 announced on July 6)

August 26 – Gatwick Airport – 600

August 25 – Co-operative Bank – 350

August 20 – Alexander Dennis – 650

August 18 – Bombardier – 95

August 18 – Marks & Spencer – 7,000

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It is the latest pub group to plan job cuts as the end of furlough nears, after rival Mitchell & Butlers said on Monday that it is consulting with staff over redundancies. These pub cuts have helped push total potential job losses to more than 200,000 since the start of lockdown in March, according to

August 14 – Yo! Sushi – 250

August 14 – River Island – 350

August 12 – NatWest – 550

August 11 – InterContinental Hotels – 650 worldwide

August 11 – Debenhams – 2,500

August 7 – Evening Standard – 115

August 6 – Travelex – 1,300

August 6 – Wetherspoons – 110 to 130

August 5 – M&Co – 380

August 5 – Arsenal FC – 55

August 5 – WH Smith – 1,500

August 4 – Dixons Carphone – 800

August 4 – Pizza Express – 1,100 at risk

August 3 – Hays Travel – up to 878

August 3 – DW Sports – 1,700 at risk

July 31 – Byron – 651

July 30 – Pendragon – 1,800

July 29 – Waterstones – unknown number of head office roles

July 28 – Selfridges – 450

July 27 – Oak Furnitureland – 163 at risk

July 23 – Dyson – 600 in UK, 300 overseas

July 22 – Mears – fewer than 200

July 20 – Marks & Spencer – 950 at risk

July 17 – Azzurri Group (owns Zizzi and Ask Italian) – up to 1,200

July 16 – Genting – 1,642 at risk

July 16 – Burberry – 150 in UK, 350 overseas

July 15 – Banks Mining – 250 at risk

July 15 – Buzz Bingo – 573 at risk

July 14 – Vertu – 345

July 14 – DFS – up to 200 at risk

July 9 – General Electric – 369

July 9 – Eurostar – unknown number

July 9 – Boots – 4,000

July 9 – John Lewis – 1,300 at risk

July 9 – Burger King – 1,600 at risk

July 7 – Reach (owns Daily Mirror and Daily Express newspapers) – 550

July 6 – Pret a Manger – 1,000 at risk

July 2 – Casual Dining Group (owns Bella Italia and Cafe Rouge) – 1,909

July 1 – SSP (owns Upper Crust) – 5,000 at risk

July 1 – Arcadia (owns TopShop) – 500

July 1 – Harrods – 700

July 1 – Virgin Money – 300

June 30 – Airbus – 1,700

June 30 – TM Lewin – 600

June 30 – Smiths Group – “some job losses”

June 25 – Royal Mail – 2,000

June 24 – Jet2 – 102

June 24 – Swissport – 4,556

June 24 – Crest Nicholson – 130

June 23 – Shoe Zone – unknown number of jobs in head office

June 19 – Aer Lingus – 500

June 17 – HSBC – unknown number of jobs in UK, 35,000 worldwide

June 15 – Jaguar Land Rover – 1,100

June 15 – Travis Perkins – 2,500

June 12 – Le Pain Quotidien – 200

June 11 – Heathrow – at least 500

June 11 – Bombardier – 600

June 11 – Johnson Matthey – 2,500

June 11 – Centrica – 5,000

June 10 – Quiz – 93

June 10 – The Restaurant Group (owns Frankie and Benny’s) – 3,000

June 10 – Monsoon Accessorize – 545

June 10 – Everest Windows – 188

June 8 – BP – 10,000 worldwide

June 8 – Mulberry – 375

June 5 – Victoria’s Secret – 800 at risk

June 5 – Bentley – 1,000

June 4 – Aston Martin – 500

June 4 – Lookers – 1,500

May 29 – Belfast International Airport – 45

May 28 – Debenhams (in second announcement) – “hundreds” of jobs

May 28 – EasyJet – 4,500 worldwide

May 26 – McLaren – 1,200

May 22 – Carluccio’s – 1,000

May 21 – Clarks – 900

May 20 – Rolls-Royce – 9,000

May 20 – Bovis Homes – unknown number

May 19 – Ovo Energy – 2,600

May 19 – Antler – 164

May 15 – JCB – 950 at risk

May 13 – Tui – 8,000 worldwide

May 12 – Carnival UK (owns P&O Cruises and Cunard) – 450

May 11 – P&O Ferries – 1,100 worldwide

May 5 – Virgin Atlantic – 3,150

May 1 – Ryanair – 3,000 worldwide

April 30 – Oasis Warehouse – 1,800

April 29 – WPP – unknown number

April 28 – British Airways – 12,000

April 23 – Safran Seats – 400

April 23 – Meggitt – 1,800 worldwide

April 21 – Cath Kidston – 900

April 17 – Debenhams – 422

March 31 – Laura Ashley – 268

March 30 – BrightHouse – 2,400 at risk

March 27 – Chiquito – 1,500 at risk.

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