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Dyson to axe hundreds of jobs due to restructuring plans

by LLB Reporter
24th Jul 20 9:44 am

Dyson the vacuum cleaner giant are to cut 600 UK jobs and 300 elsewhere in the world as they speed up restructuring plans due to the pandemic.

The roles impacted will be retail and customer service roles, and Dyson are working to try and redeploy staff to alternative jobs where possible.

As a result of the global pandemic consumer habits have changed, which has seen more people shopping online. Dyson who employs 14,000 people globally and more than 4,000 are in the UK have not furloughed any staff not drawn any money from the government’s purse.

A Dyson spokesman said, “The Covid-19 crisis has accelerated changes in consumer behaviour and therefore requires changes in how we engage with our customers and how we sell our products.

“We are evolving our organisation and reflecting these changes to make us faster, more agile, and better able to grow sustainably.

“We are fully supporting those who are impacted, finding alternative roles where possible.”

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