The major British employers that have announced job cuts amid pandemic

London City Airport became the last employer to announce a major job loss since the start of the pandemic, as it revealed plans it could cut more than a third of the airport’s rolls.

The airport has announced that it is cutting up to 239 jobs as part of “critical restructuring plans”.

The proposals could lose 35% of the rolls at the airport.

Consultation with staff has begun on ways to reduce costs, including through voluntary redundancies.

The airport was closed for nearly three months from March 25 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

There are currently scheduled flights to 17 destinations, but passenger numbers are well below normal levels.

The losses, announced Monday, add to the more than 180,000 the PA news agency has tracked since the lockdown started in March.

Here is a list of some of the major UK employers who have announced major job cuts since the start of the lockdown.

Since March 23 announced great potential job cuts

Total: 186,047

September 14 – London City Airport – 239

September 9 – Lloyds Bank – 865

September 9 – Pizza Hut – 450

September 4 – Virgin Atlantic – 1,150

September 3 – Costa – 1,650

August 27 – Pret a Manger – 2,800 (including 1,000 announced on July 6)

August 26 – Gatwick Airport – 600

August 25 – Cooperative Bank – 350

August 20 – Alexander Dennis – 650

August 18 – Bombardier – 95

August 18 – Marks & Spencer – 7,000

August 14 – Yo! Sushi – 250

August 14 – River Island – 350

August 12 – NatWest – 550

August 11 – InterContinental Hotels – 650 worldwide

August 11 – Debenhams – 2,500

August 7 – Evening Standard – 115

August 6 – Travelex – 1,300

August 6 – Wetherspoons – 110 to 130

August 5 – M & Co – 380

August 5 – Arsenal FC – 55

August 5 – WH Smith – 1,500

August 4 – Dixons Carphone – 800

August 4 – Pizza Express – 1,100 at risk

August 3 – Hays Travel – to 878

August 3 – DW Sports – 1,700 at risk

July 31 – Byron – 651

July 30 – Pendragon – 1,800

July 29 – Waterstones – unknown number of HQ roles

July 28 – Selfridges – 450

July 27 – Oak Furniture Land – 163 at risk

July 23 – Dyson – 600 in the UK, 300 abroad

July 22 – Mears – less than 200

July 20 – Marks & Spencer – 950 at risk

July 17 – Azzurri Group (owner of Zizzi and Ask Italian) – maximum 1,200

July 16 – Genting – 1,642 in danger

July 16 – Burberry – 150 in the UK, 350 abroad

July 15 – Banks Mining – 250 at risk

July 15 – Buzz Bingo – 573 at risk

July 14 – Vertu – 345

July 14 – DFS – up to 200 at risk

July 9 – General Electric – 369

July 9 – Eurostar – unknown number

July 9 – Boots – 4,000

July 9 – John Lewis – 1,300 at risk

July 9 – Burger King – 1,600 at risk

July 7 – Range – 550

July 6 – Pret a Manger – 1,000 at risk

July 2 – Casual Dining Group (owner of Bella Italia and Cafe Rouge) – 1909

July 1 – SSP (owner of Upper Crust) – 5,000 at risk

July 1 – Arcadia (owner of TopShop) – 500

July 1 – Harrods – 700

July 1 – Virgin Money – 300

June 30 – Airbus – 1,700

June 30 – TM Lewin – 600

June 30 – Smiths Group – “some job losses”

June 25 – Royal Mail – 2000

June 24 – Jet2 – 102

June 24 – Swissport – 4,556

June 24 – Nicholson Crest – 130

June 23 – Shoe Zone – unknown number of jobs at headquarters

June 19 – Aer Lingus – 500

June 17 – HSBC – Unknown number of UK jobs, 35,000 worldwide

June 15 – Jaguar Land Rover – 1,100

June 15 – Travis Perkins – 2,500

June 12 – Le Pain Quotidien – 200

June 11 – Heathrow – At least 500

June 11 – Bombardier – 600

June 11 – Johnson Matthey – 2,500

June 11 – Centrica – 5,000

June 10 – Quiz – 93

June 10 – The Restaurant Group (owner of Frankie and Benny’s) – 3,000

June 10 – Monsoon Accessory – 545

June 10 – Everest Windows – 188

June 8 – BP – 10,000 worldwide

June 8 – Mulberry – 375

June 5 – Victoria’s Secret – 800 in danger

June 5 – Bentley – 1,000

June 4 – Aston Martin – 500

June 4 – Lookers – 1,500

May 29 – Belfast International Airport – 45

May 28 – Debenhams (in second announcement) – “hundreds” of jobs

May 28 – EasyJet – 4,500 worldwide

May 26 – McLaren – 1,200

May 22 – Carluccio’s – 1,000

May 21 – Clarks – 900

May 20 – Rolls-Royce – 9,000

May 20 – Bovis Homes – unknown number

May 19 – Ovo Energy – 2,600

May 19 – Antler – 164

May 15 – JCB – 950 at risk

May 13 – Tui – 8,000 worldwide

May 12 – Carnival UK (owner of P&O Cruises and Cunard) – 450

May 11 – P&O Ferries – 1,100 worldwide

May 5 – Virgin Atlantic – 3,150

May 1 – Ryanair – 3,000 worldwide

April 30 – Oasis Warehouse – 1,800

April 29 – WPP – unknown number

April 28 – British Airways – 12,000

April 23 – Safran Seats – 400

April 23 – Meggitt – 1,800 worldwide

April 21 – Cath Kidston – 900

April 17 – Debenhams – 422

March 31 – Laura Ashley – 268

March 30 – BrightHouse – 2,400 at risk

March 27 – Chiquito – 1,500 at risk.

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