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300 jobs to go as Direct Line pull out of Ipswich

Direct Line are cutting 300 jobs in Ipswich Credit: PA

Insurance giant Direct Line have announced they are closing their Ipswich office with the loss of 300 jobs.

The company say the closure will happen in 2022

In a statement Direct Line gave their reasons for the decision

Like many companies we are having to prepare for changes in the way we operate reflecting changing customer behaviour where people are increasingly opting to interact with us digitally.

We are therefore proposing a number of changes across the business which sadly mean the loss of jobs for some of our people.

– Direct Line