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Direct Line jobs under threat

Some 2,000 jobs are under threat at Direct Line Insurance after the group announced plans to more than double its cost-saving plans.

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Head office and support roles at risk at Direct Line

Direct Line- the UK's biggest motor insurer - has announced further cost-cutting proposals which could put up to 2,000 jobs at risk.

The group said that staff across head office and support functions were expected to be impacted in the latest round of redundancies.

Direct Line employs more than 10,000 people across the UK Credit: Press Association

But a statement said it hoped to redeploy staff where possible and find opportunities for affected workers with other potential employers.

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