It has been announced that there will be around 90 job cuts at the PSA Peugeot Citroen UK headquarters at Pinley House in Coventry.
Although this is not great news, it is an improvement from the initial fears that there were going to be 150 job cuts at the site. PSA Peugeot Citroen are hoping that they can achieve this figure through voluntary redundancies.
Andrew Didlick is a spokesman for the PSA Peugeot Citroen group and this is what he had to say about the job losses: "This is part of a Europe-wide restructuring programme. We're taking the company forward and we have to restructure to keep the company competitive."
It has been announced that the 90 job losses will be split between the three areas at Pinley House: Peugeot UK, Citroen UK and PSA Peugeot Citroen workers at the site. Didlick also said that a decision has not yet been made as to what measures will be taken if the required number of people do not come forward for voluntary redundancy.
This not only going to be affecting workers in the UK but will also hit workers in France very hard. There are set to be around 8,000 job losses across France due to this restructuring within the company. This includes the closure of a production plant in Paris, one of the largest in France.
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