EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Northern Ireland


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
63 - Information service activities
Number Employed: 1442

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-02-2013
Planned Job Reductions min: 977
Planned Job Reductions max: 977
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy
Employment Effect Start: 06-02-2013

Additional Information

IT services company 2e2 has gone into administration with the loss of 977 jobs. The redundancies were implemented in two waves of 350 and 627 people.

Administrators had hoped to sell the business as a going concern but have been unable to. It is reported that staff were informed by a conference call that they had lost their jobs.