Marks & Spencer axes 950 jobs as it ‘accelerates transformation’

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Marks & Spencer is to cut almost 1,000 jobs as it reshapes operations through the ‘Never the Same Again’ programme unveiled as the coronavirus pandemic hit.

Marks & Spencer said the changes would “create a new retail management structure that is fit for the future – removing role duplication, providing clearer leadership accountabilities and freeing up retail teams to focus more on the customer”.

The 950 job losses, which were first reported by Sky News, will be felt across “central support functions in field and central operations and property and store management”.

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