fifteen January: Marks & Spencer has finished its order of Jaeger out of administration, ensuing in the closure of sixty three suppliers and concessions. As a end result, all 211 shop staff members have been produced redundant, as perfectly as 22 head place of work staff members.
thirteen January: Debenhams suppliers in Portsmouth, Staines, Harrogate, Weymouth and Worcester will not reopen when the lockdown steps are lifted. The directors have also been not able to concur a lease extension with the landlord of its Oxford Street shop in London over and above this time period. It will also be forever shut. In total, 320 work opportunities will be affected by the shop closures.
twelve January: Edinburgh Woollen Mill Ltd, Bonmarché and Ponden Property have been sold to international investment decision consortium Purepay Retail Ltd, ensuing in 358 redundancies at EWM. A lot more could be on the playing cards at Bonmarché.
7 December: Ted Baker has produced 953 redundancies throughout its head workplaces and suppliers considering the fact that June, as section of its charge-conserving programme.
1 December: Debenhams’ Uk business will be wound down, ensuing in 124 shop closures and countless numbers of redundancies.
30 November: Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has appointed auditing organization Deloitte as administrator, blaming Covid-19 for “severely impacting” the business. No redundancies or shop closures have however been introduced as a end result of the appointment, and suppliers will continue on to trade. The team, which operates from 444 leased web sites in the Uk and 22 overseas, employs close to thirteen,000 individuals.
27 November: Jaeger’s directors have introduced more than one hundred redundancies and the closure of thirteen of the retailer’s suppliers and concessions.
6 November: Philip Day’s Edinburgh Woollen Mill brand name has appointed restructuring organization FRP Advisory as administrator, ensuing in 750 redundancies.
four November: The John Lewis Partnership is reducing 1,500 head place of work roles as part of its five-calendar year approach to return to “sustainable” income by 2025.
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twelve October: Kurt Geiger is scheduling yet another 500 work cuts early following calendar year, CEO Neil Clifford has stated in a letter to chancellor Rishi Sunak, which phone calls for sector-wide work safety and an extension of the VAT Retail Export Plan.
22 September: Asda’s George has restructured its head place of work crew in Leicester, ensuing in close to fifty redundancies.
fourteen September: Autumn work losses in the Uk could exceed seven-hundred,000 new info from the Institute of Work Experiments shows.
21 August: London office shop Liberty has available a voluntary redundancy scheme to its retail and head place of work staff members owing to the drop in footfall in its shop. The firm will not disclose a diminished head depend target even though it awaits the final results of the voluntary system.
twenty August: Topshop is scheduling to reduce its merchandising and obtaining roles by close to 29%.
twenty August: LK Bennett is restructuring its shop teams to mirror the modify in customer need triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, ensuing in 19 redundancies.
eighteen August: M&S ideas to make 7,000 staff members redundancies around the following a few months. The retailer beforehand introduced 950 work cuts in July.
thirteen August: River Island introduced it is to reduce up 350 shop management and senior income roles.
11 August: Debenhams will make a further more 2,500 staff members redundant as a end result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
11 August: The creditors of menswear business Baird Group have offered the environmentally friendly gentle to its proposed firm voluntary arrangement (CVA), ensuing in in 264 redundancies throughout the retail and distribution crew.
10 August: Frasers Group is restructuring its obtaining, merchandising and style teams ensuing in close to twenty redundancies.
five August: M&Co’s pre-pack administration offer has resulted in the closure of forty seven suppliers and reduction of 381 work opportunities.
four August: Up to 131 work cuts could be on the playing cards at Johnstons of Elgin as section of its restructuring programme.
three August: Price manner retailer M&Co is expected to concur a pre-pack administration offer that will see its belongings sold back to McGeoch family members, ensuing in several hundred work losses.
31 July: Victoria’s Solution dad or mum firm, L Makes, is reducing its head place of work workforce by fifteen%.
29 July: Hotter Shoes’ accepted CVA has resulted in the reduction of a “number” of work opportunities, as the British footwear business ideas to cull its shop portfolio from sixty one stores to fifteen.
28 July: Selfridges has outlined ideas to reduce close to 450 roles, making a fourteen% web reduction in its overall headcount.
23 July: Nike has introduced work cuts and management modifications as it accelerates its shift towards a immediate-to-customer model.
23 July: Asos is consulting with close to 500 staff members at its customer treatment centre in Leavesden around proposed work cuts as section of its ongoing restructuring.
twenty July: Marks and Spencer ideas to reduce 950 work opportunities in a retail management restructuring.
sixteen July: White Stuff has produced nearly four hundred redundancies throughout the business, as Covid-19 accelerates its transformation programme.
fifteen July: Burberry is to reduce close to 500 head place of work roles around the globe as section of its ideas to slash expenditures by up to £55m.
9 July: John Lewis announces it is to near eight suppliers, positioning 1,three hundred staff members into consultation. A week later it placed 270 work opportunities in its engineering shipping and delivery and operations division into consultation, alongside with forty staff members in its engineering architecture team.
7 July: Pentland Makes has positioned close to 350 Uk-centered head place of work into consultation as it “hibernates” footwear brand name Boxfresh.
7 July: River Island ideas to axe close to 250 head place of work staff members as a end result of the coronavirus crisis.
1 July: Harrods is to cull seven-hundred of its four,800 staff members as it appears to decrease expenditures.
1 July: Arcadia Group is to axe 500 head place of work roles, decreasing its head place of work staff depend by a fifth.
1 July: John Lewis chairman Sharon White has warned that shop closures will very likely have implications for some work opportunities at the retailer.
30 June: TM Lewin is to near its full shop estate, ensuing in the reduction of 600 work opportunities.
twenty five June: Pretty Group ideas to make 141 roles throughout its head place of work and customer treatment teams redundant.
23 June: Mulberry is to stop manufacturing at a single of its Somerset factories, ensuing in close to a hundred thirty five redundancies.
17 June: Laura Ashley is making a further more 56 redundancies as the future of its Uk shop estate hangs in the equilibrium.
17 June: Boohoo Group’s acquisition of the on-line enterprises of Oasis and Warehouse has resulted in the reduction of close to 1,800 work opportunities.
10 June: Quiz is closing 11 suppliers forever, ensuing in 93 redundancies.
8 June: Mulberry is to reduce a quarter of its world-wide workforce as the business faces continued uncertainty throughout the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
three June: On the web personalized styling services Stitch Fix will lay off close to 1,four hundred US staff members.
28 Might: Debenhams has reduce hundreds of head place of work roles pursuing its second slide into administration before this calendar year.
22 Might: Canada Goose is laying off 125 staff members members, about 2% of its world-wide workforce.
21 Might: Clarks is to cull 900 work opportunities around the coming eighteen months as it enters the following section of its ‘Made to Last’ approach.
twenty March: Philip Day’s Edinburgh Woollen Mill (EWM) Group has produced more than one hundred redundancies throughout the business.
2 March: N Brown Group is consulting with close to one hundred twenty members of staff members around proposed work cuts, as section of its “strategic transformation”.