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Post numerically significant jobs lost news and any numerically significant job creation news on this thread, please.

Please denote job creations with prefix "+"

These are 2007's redundancies that I know of - please feel free to post your own and any corrections

so that we can keep track.

- all are losses below -

Lloyds TSB, UK - 550 redundant due to closure of C & G branches and IT jobs

to go abroad

Indesit/Creda, Staffordshire - 619 jobs to go abroad to Italy and Poland

Evesham Computers, Warwickshire - 150 jobs, company liquidated

Tractor maker McCormick, Yorks - 350 jobs go abroad to Italy

200 Tate & Lyle, Selby

Sainsburys, UK - HR dept job losses number unknown

News International - 100 editorial jobs

National Police Improvement Agency (formerly PITO), UK - 500

CFS (Co-op Financial) UK - 1000

IKEA, UK - 300 in management

Other job losses...

a.. Peugeot in Coventry: 2,300

b.. Shorts in Belfast: 654

c.. NCR cash machine manufacturer in Dundee: 650

d.. Bird's Eye in Hull: 490

e.. TMD Friction in Cleckheaton: 270

f.. Premier Foods in Kings Lynn, and Ashford: 450

g.. Simclar Group in Irvine: 420

h.. GKN Sheepbridge Stokes in Chesterfield: 420

i.. Technicolor in Cwmbran: 310

j.. Widney Cabs in Birmingham: 300

k.. Burberry in Rhondda: 300

l.. ARC glass in Sunderland: 240

m.. COSi in Littlehampton: 240

n.. Young's Seafood in Hull: 200

o.. Grampian Country Food Group in Aberdeen: 111

p.. Cincinnati in Birmingham: 90

q.. British Polythene Industries in Scunthorpe: 39

r.. Dumfries Rubber Manufacturing Company in Dumfries: 18

s.. Cookson Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham: 64

Cookson Jewellery Quarter in Wrexham: 16

t.. DS Smith in Dundee: 16

For latest news/amendments on these, see


Note that numbers of redundancies may be approximated or change, info

supplied "as is".

Moderator, please move this if necessary to the right section.


Edited by The Last Bear

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