B&Q announces job cuts

DIY retailer B&Q will cut 220 jobs from its head office in Eastleigh as the company undergoes a restructure.

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B&Q statement

The DIY retailer B&Q has released a statement after announcing that 220 jobs will go at their company head office in Eastleigh, Hampshire.

The new structure includes many new and different roles and changes to ways of working to ensure that B&Q is building sustainable jobs for the future and planning for growth.

As a result of the new structure, 100 new head office roles are being created but there will be 220 redundancies, and these people are being consulted today.

B&Q is doing everything it can for those people who are affected today including enhanced redundancy packages, which go way beyond statutory requirements.

– Statement from B&Q


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