EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Berlingske Officin

Berlingske Officin

Geographic Location

Country: Denmark
Region: København og Frederiksberg kommuner
Location of affected unit(s): Copenhagen


Sector: Information / communication
Publishing, audiovisual and broadcasting activities
58.13 - Publishing of newspapers
Number Employed: 2700
Group: Berlingske Officin

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-12-2006
Planned Job Reductions min: 350
Planned Job Reductions max: 350
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 31-12-2006
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2008
Direct Dismissals: 350

Additional Information

The media group, the Berlingske Officin, which publishes the newspaper Berlingske Tidende, will lay down 350 jobs over the next two years. This was announced on 13 December 2006 by the management. The redundancies will affect all areas of the company but most of the job cuts are expected to affect administrative staff and the editorial offices of the newspaper. The reason for the retsructuring and the job cuts is the need to streamline the corporation economically.