400 steel jobs axed

Burton Mail - - National -

BRI­TISH STEEL is plan­ning to cut 400 jobs in coun­tries in­clud­ing the UK un­der moves to se­cure a “sus­tain­able fu­ture”, the com­pany has said.

Man­age­rial, pro­fes­sional and ad­min­is­tra­tive roles will be af­fected, but no clo­sures are be­ing con­sid­ered.

Bri­tish Steel em­ploys some 4,000 work­ers in the UK.

Unions called the an­nounce­ment a “body blow” to work­ers.

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