Four-day week for Swindon Honda workers

The Honda plant in Swindon. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The Honda car factory in Swindon is cutting back production because of falling sales in Europe.

A third of the company's 3,500 staff working on the Civic and Jazz models will go onto a four day week in September.

But a system of flexible hours means their pay won't be affected.

A Honda Civic rolls off the production line at their plant in Swindon. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Archive

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