The British department store chain Marks & Spencer (M&S), was forced to lay off up to 950 jobs, for example, the company on Monday to let them know. The layoff is part of a previously-used plan of reorganization, and that, as a result of the coronacrisis accelerated as it is carried out.
The chain, which in the past has tried to set foot on the ground in the Netherlands, that wasn't very good, and the coronacrisis has made the situation worse. M&S has in the Uk, 78.000 employees.
The company is said to want to remove the layers of management and administrative functions and to focus on the shop floor and online sales. In the first instance, employees can take advantage of the voluntary retirement scheme.
A spokesman for the British prime minister, Boris Johnson, in a comment to let you know that the government is ready to listen to the employees who will lose their jobs, and that they will be able to rely on state aid.