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Centrica, owner of British Gas, plans to axe 700 jobs in the summer

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

Group blames falling customer numbers and government cap on standard energy tariffs The owner of British Gas will axe another 700 staff from its UK offices this summer as part of a 4,000-strong cut to weather challenges in the energy market. The latest blow to Centrica employees comes after the FTSE 100 energy giant shrank its workforce by 2,200 jobs last year and announced plans to cut another 500 in April.
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Loss of 700 Centrica jobs down to ‘rotten leadership', union claims

One year ago   |   By Energy Voice

The loss of hundreds of jobs at a British energy firm is down to “rotten leadership”, according to a UK workers union.
British Gas owner Centrica announced today it is planning to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions as it faces “growing challenges”.
But trade union GMB hit out at the firm's boss Iain Conn, claiming his “rotten leadership” has resulted in the loss of people's livelihoods.
The company said staff had been told about the cuts, which were part of its “ongoing transformation.”
A spokesman said: “This difficult decision was made...
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Centrica: British Gas Owner Announces Plans To Cut 700 Jobs

Centrica: British Gas Owner Announces Plans To Cut 700 Jobs

One year ago   |   By Huffington Post

British Gas owner Centrica is planning to cut around 700 management and back office jobs as part of previously announced reductions. The company said it faced “growing challenges” and that staff had been told about the cuts, described as being part of an “ongoing transformation.” A spokesperson said: “This difficult decision was made because we need to respond to the growing challenges we face. The energy market is going through continued rapid change, competition is fierce, our energy customers are leaving us and we're operating under a price cap. “Over the next 45 days, as part of a full...
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British Gas owner Centrica plans 700 job cuts

British Gas owner Centrica plans 700 job cuts

One year ago   |   By Wessexfm

British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."
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