EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Shropshire CC; Shropshire and Staffordshire; West Midlands


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of electrical equipment
27 - Manufacture of electrical equipment
Number Employed: 3500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-01-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 400
Planned Job Reductions max: 400
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 13-01-2009
Foreseen End Date: 13-01-2009
Direct Dismissals: 400

Additional Information

Aga, a manufacturer of cookers, has announced that it has cut 400 jobs. The company is based in Shropshire, and has reduced the number of its staff from 3,500 to 3,100. The company has cut jobs as a result of reduced sales.