EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Bradford; West Yorkshire; Yorkshire and the Humber


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
69.2 - Accounting, bookkeeping and auditing activities; tax consultancy

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-09-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 165
Planned Job Reductions max: 165
Type of Restructuring: Outsourcing

Additional Information

Supermarket chain Morrisons has announced that it is to outsource 165 jobs at its headquarters in Bradford. The company has decided to outsource the financial processing to the Indian firm Wipro. 

It is unclear how many jobs will remain in the area and how many may be offshored, but Wipro has said that at least 20 posts will remain in Bradford. Morrisons is still in consultation with staff about the outsourcing.