BAE Systems to shed 2000 British jobs

BAE Systems to shed 2000 British jobs
By Robert Hackwill
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In a severe blow to the UK manufacturing sector and skills pool BAE Systems is laying off 2000 workers.


Europe’s major arms manufacturer BAE systems is to shed nearly 2000 jobs.

We have today announced organisational changes to boost competitiveness and accelerate technology innovation:

— BAE Systems (@BAESystemsplc) 10 octobre 2017

Citing slowing orders for its Typhoon variant of the Eurofighter, and lower US defence spending the British company’s predicament caused Prime Minister Theresa May’s office to announce immediate support for the company, and it will be the subject of a parliamentary debate.

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— BAE Systems, Inc. (@BAESystemsInc) 9 octobre 2017

The job losses are part of the cost-cutting strategy decided on by the company’s new boss, Charles Woodburn, but it is a severe blow for the UK’s manufacturing sector.

#TuesdayThoughts#Tuesday#baesystems#bae#bae#baeredundancy#Brexit 2000+ jobs gone.

— jb whitesnake (@jbwhitesnake) 10 octobre 2017

#Lab17#BAESystems listed amongst The Tory 100: captains of industry, party donors (and a few tax avoiders)

— Marquis Le Dain (@MarquisLeDain) 26 septembre 2017

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