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.
More top news
Find out how the weather looks to end the week
Manchester United have applied to have a professional women's team, following more than a decade of campaigning by fans and players.
Hundreds expected to protest as council considers controversial proposals for new golf course and houses in Bolton.