EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s): Newbury, Stoke, Banbury, Warrington


Sector: Information / communication
61 - Telecommunications
Number Employed: 10000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-02-2009
Planned Job Reductions min: 500
Planned Job Reductions max: 500
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Direct Dismissals: 500

Additional Information

Vodafone, a mobile telephone service provider, is to cut 500 jobs across the UK. The firm, which employs 10000 people in the UK, is to cut 170 jobs at its headquarters in Newbury, 180 in Stoke, and a further 150 at its sites in Banbury and Warrington. The company is making the cuts in an effort to reduce its costs. As of 1 March 2009 no date has been set for when these redundancies will occur.