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Npower to cut 2,400 - Rainton Bridge unaffected

Npower is to cut 2,400 jobs after reporting losses of over £100 million.

The cuts represent more than a fifth of the firm's 11,500-strong UK workforce.

In a statement Peterlee's Capita site say they are 'unaffected' for now by job loss announcements.

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Capita Peterlee site 'unaffected' by npower announcement

Capita in Peterlee Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Capita, who run a site for outsourced npower workers in Peterlee, say they are 'unaffected' by today's npower job losses announcement.

“While npower works through its strategy, Capita employees working across our npower partnership are unaffected by today’s announcement. We remain committed to continuing to work with npower to drive efficiencies and improve customer services for its customers.”

– Capita
Credit: PA

Npower job losses: Who's affected?

  • An office in Burton, which employs around 200 staff, is confirmed for closure.
  • Some job cuts will take place in the Midlands, one of the firm's major operating areas.
  • Aside from Burton, the rest of the job losses are not "site specific".
  • A mix of those who work directly and indirectly for npower will be axed.
  • There will be no job cuts at any of npower's power stations.

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