4,500 staff set to lose their jobs at Tesco Metro stores in latest round of redundancies

ABOUT 4,500 staff in 153 Tesco Metro stores are set to lose their jobs in the latest round of redundancies at the UK’s biggest supermarket, the company has announced.

The changes come as the company said they were working to “simplify and reduce processes”.

Jason Tarry, UK & ROI CEO, said: “In a challenging, evolving retail environment, with increasing cost pressures, we have to continue to review the way we run our stores to ensure we reflect the way our customers are shopping and do so in the most efficient way.

“We do not take any decision which impacts colleagues lightly, but have to make sure we remain relevant for customers and operate a sustainable business now and in the future.
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