EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

NDC mediagroep

NDC mediagroep

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Region: Noord-Nederland


Sector: Information / communication
Publishing, audiovisual and broadcasting activities
58 - Publishing activities
Number Employed: 580
Group: Mediahuis

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-04-2021
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Planned Job Reductions max: 100
Type of Restructuring: Merger/Acquisition

Additional Information

NDC mediagroup, a publisher of local and regional newspapers and news websites in the Northern provinces of the Netherlands, announced 100 job cuts. The company became part of Belgian publishing company Mediahuis last year and the new owners have decided to reorganise to make NDC profitable again, after several years of losses.

NDC has reached and agreement with trade unions about a social plan. Union representatives expressed their content about the social plan, but are also concerned about the future of local and regional journalism.

NDC mediagroep is the largest regional media company in the Northern provinces of the Netherlands with 580 employees.