1,460 UK Jobs To Go At Npower


Npower has confirmed that 1,460 jobs are to go due to a major restructure in the business.

Most of its back office function and customer service will be outsourced to Capita and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) but the call centre will remain UK based.

Chief executive Paul Massara said: "This restructure is necessary if we are to deliver the levels of service our customers deserve."

Over the next eight months, 1,460 redundancies will take place with the following sites affected:

  • Oldbury - 400 jobs affected
  • Stoke-on-Trent - 550 jobs affected
  • Rainton Bridge, Sunderland -  430 jobs affected
  • Leeds - 80 jobs affected
  • Thornaby site to close, jobs will be relocated to Rainton Head Office

RWE, who own Npower, has said it will cut 6,750 jobs across Europe between 2014 and 2016

(BBC News, 28th November 2014)





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