Lloyds Banking Group has announced it is to close its office in Southend putting up to 690 jobs at risk. The bank is also cutting another 160 jobs across wider operations.
The group has now announced almost 2-thousand 750 job losses since the start of the year. The Unite union has accused the bank of creating a 'constant tide of cuts'.
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