Tesco axes 80 more jobs in Welwyn Garden City

AROUND 80 more jobs are set to go from Tesco's headquarters in WGC. Members of the design planning section and a number of development managers, from the Shire Park base, are facing redundancy. The news comes a month after the WHT exclusively revealed the

AROUND 80 more jobs are set to go from Tesco's headquarters in WGC.

Members of the design planning section and a number of development managers, from the Shire Park base, are facing redundancy.

The news comes a month after the WHT exclusively revealed the supermarket giant was transferring 20 posts from its WGC headquarters to Bangalore in India.

Back then, a Tesco spokesman denied reports of 100 staff losing their jobs


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But this week a spokeswoman confirmed about 80 workers were facing the chop.

She said: "Every year as we finalise our budgets we review the work carried out in our offices to ensure we are working as simply and efficiently as possible.

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"This year we are focussing on investing in our stores and reducing prices for customers and to help us do this we are making changes that will affect a very small number of jobs in our offices."

Tesco employs 3,000 people at Shire Park.

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