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Direct Line insists it will try to find work for hundreds of staff made redundant across the North West.
Bosses told 485 workers in Liverpool that their office will close. 80 people at the firm's Manchester site also face losing their jobs.
The firm is cutting costs nationwide.
Direct Line has told ITV that it is axing 80 jobs at its Manchester office.
The insurer already announced the closure of its Liverpool site this morning. 485 people face redundancy there.
A spokesman said that affected staff were offered the "the day off" after receiving the news.
Plans for around 2,000 job losses at Direct Line to reduce costs have been branded as “a savage bolt from the blue” by the country’s largest union, Unite.
Unite said that it had several hundred members working for the company but no union recognition.
Direct Line is closing its office in Liverpool by the end of the year. The firm is axing 2000 staff across the country - 485 of them on Merseyside. The insurer says it hopes to transfer some workers to its site in Manchester.
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Direct Line is closing its office in Liverpool. The firm is axing 2000 staff across the country - 485 of them on Merseyside.