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Coronavirus: Lookers to cut 1,500 jobs and close car dealerships

Image copyright Lookers Image caption Lookers has implemented safety measures including deep cleaning vehicles as it reopened its showrooms Car dealership Lookers has announced it will cut up to 1,500 jobs as it plans to close more of its sites in the UK. The company reopened its car showrooms on Monday after the government lifted coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Lookers had… Read more →

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Carluccio’s bought by Giraffe owner but 1,000 jobs cut

Image copyright Carluccio Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s has been bought out of administration by the owner of Giraffe restaurants. The deal saves 800 jobs and 30 sites, but 40 restaurants and more than 1,000 jobs will be lost, more than half the total workforce. Administrators ARP said the coronavirus lockdown meant difficult decisions had to be taken. New owners Boparan… Read more →

Clarks to cut 900 office jobs in shake-up

Image copyright Getty Images Shoe chain Clarks will cut 900 office jobs worldwide as it tries to position itself for a post virus future. The 195-year-old firm said it had to make “some difficult decisions” to re-energise the business, which has seen sales fall over the past year. The jobs will go over the next 18 months, said Clarks, adding… Read more →