250 RBS jobs go in cuts

Around 250 jobs are to be cut by the Royal Bank of Scotland from sites in London and Hornchurch in Essex.

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250 jobs to be cut by RBS in London and Essex

Around 250 jobs are to be cut by the Royal Bank of Scotland from sites in London and Hornchurch in Essex. The union, Unite, describes the cuts as "unnecessary and avoidable".

RBS says "This is clearly difficult news for staff" Credit: Press Association

Unite national officer Dominic Hook said: "Staff will be recruited in other parts of the country in order to do the work currently undertaken at these sites.

"While RBS state they are committed to identifying redeployment opportunities, these do not appear to be viable geographical alternatives."

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