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It's been confirmed that half of the 700 jobs going at Boots will go at the Nottingham head office and will include support and admin staff.
The Nottingham-based company says it is trying to simplify its structure across roles outside of the stores. Talks will begin with affected staff in due course.
The firm has said that more jobs may be created in its digital unit.
The announcement comes months after the merger between Boots and US pharmacy group Walgreens.
700 jobs are to go at Boots, the company has announced this morning.
It's reported that half the job losses will be at the Beeston head office.
The job losses will be achieved through redundancy, retraining and redeployment.
Talks are due to begin with affected members of staff.
The company claims they are restructuring to provide a better standard of service for customers and to ensure future growth and that they are "committed" to their presence in Nottingham.
Together with my leadership team, I believe this plan will make Boots even better for our customers and drive sustainable future growth. We also remain fully committed to our presence in Nottingham, which has been the home of Boots since the very beginning.
A road in Lincoln is officially opening today, after five months of repairs. The five-million pound project around Canwick Road aims to improve traffic flow - but some local traders say they've lost out on business because of the ongoing disruptions.
Drivers say they're still unsure if the improvements will help ease congestion in the area. Lincolnshire County Council admits it sympathises with those who have lost trade during the time of the roadworks, but says no compensation is available.
Bombardier has won a contract to supply an extra 40 trams to a Flemish transport company.
De Lign, which operates in Ghent and Antwerp says the initial order has been well received in both cities. The deal is thought to be worth €97 million euros.
Jaguar Land Rover has announced record profits of more than £2.6billion.
The pre-tax earnings for the year to 31 March are a rise of £113million on the previous year.
The company says it means they can invest in a long term future. They unveiled three new cars in the last year and opened their manufacturing centre in Wolverhampton.
Jaguar Land Rover has delivered five years of solid financial results, enabling us to invest in our long-term future. This has positioned the company strategically and financially for continued sustainable growth.
The past year has been one of significant achievement, with the expansion of our vehicle ranges and our manufacturing footprint.
We are committed to delivering further growth this year, maintaining our relentless pace of launching new models and introducing innovative technologies for our discerning customers around the world.”
The leader of Northamptonshire County Council says forming a ground-breaking alliance with two other counties would bring billions of pounds worth of investment and create thousands of new jobs in the area.
Northamptonshire, along with Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire are going to put a joint devolution bid to the Government this summer.
Whilst keen to stress this would not merge the council councils, they would work together on key issues.
The county council says the alliance would ‘swell’ economic growth by a further £9 billion, creating at least 135,000 new jobs by 2020.
"This area has an economy larger than that of Greater Manchester and we'd like similar devolved powers, over transport and strategic planning in particular.... As the name suggests, England's Economic Heartland is one of the powerhouses of the UK economy but we believe we can further build on our competitiveness in global markets with this innovative new model, and help ensure the UK is an even more prosperous major economy.
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