Very Group axes 141 roles in tech-driven restructure

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The Very Group is cutting a number of roles across its head office and customer care team as it transforms its business in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

The online retail group is cutting 141 existing roles across its business, comprising 106 head office roles and 35 customer care roles. The retailer will create 100 new roles across its technology division alongside these job cuts.

Chief executive Henry Birch said: “As we look to the future, we need the right team structures, working practices and environments to enable us to meet the opportunities and tackle the challenges that lie ahead. That means reshaping our business and bringing in new people and skills to enhance our capabilities.

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